About New York Festivals

(New York, New York, NY, USA)

One of the world's largest and most famous cities, New York features an endless selection of festivals, with an extensive calendar of events. Taking place all through the year, many of city's most popular festivals are held during the summer, such as both Broadway on Broadway and the Fringe Fest.

Popular festivals in New York include the following events.

Annual New York Festivals

  • March: St. Patrick's Day Parade, held each year on March 17th, including the world's biggest civilian parade, with over 150,000 participants along Fifth Avenue
  • May: Memorial Day Parade, including a number of large and colorful processions around the streets of central New York
  • May: Martin Luther King Memorial Day Parade, a notable parade which takes place along Fifth Avenue, between 44th and 86th streets
  • June: Lesbian and Gay Pride Week, with a range of festivities around Greenwich Village, and a notable parade from Fifth Avenue up to Washington Street
  • August: US Open Tennis Championships, major tennis tournament and one of the city's most noteworthy sporting events
  • September: Broadway on Broadway, a popular show which is free-of-charge, taking place at Times Square in central New York

  • August: New York Fringe Festival , known for its unusual and somewhat radical theatrical performances
  • October: New York City Marathon, an enormous sport event usually taking place towards the end of the month, attracting huge numbers of both runners and spectators
  • October: Greenwich Village Halloween Festival, held each year on October 31st, with many parties and costumed parades
  • December: New Year's Eve Celebrations at Times Square, attracting large crowds who celebrate the arrival of the new year

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Address: 655 West 34th Street, New York, New York (NY), USA
Tel: +1 212 216 2000
Website: www.javitscenter.com/

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