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6 Exciting NYC Events in 2020

By shay
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New York City is home to some of the best boutiques, museums, and restaurants in the world. No matter when you decide to visit, we guarantee that you’ll find something amazing to see and do. They’ve got some memorable events scheduled in NYC in 2020 that you don’t want to miss!

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Holi in the City

Holi in the City
Date: Saturday, March 7th, 2020/ Saturday, March 14th, 2020/ Saturday, March 21st, 2020
Time: 12 PM to 7 PM
Location: Stage 48

Wear your whitest clothes and head to Holi in the City to celebrate with brilliant colored powders. You’ll find yourself painted bright from head to toe! You’ll be celebrating the Festival of Color in style with delicious foods, drinks, and amazing tunes by some of the top entertainers in New York City.

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Chinese New Year Parade

Chinese New Year Parade in NY
Date: Sunday, February 9th, 2020
Time: All Day
Location: Chinatown, New York City

New York City’s Chinatown is one of the biggest in the United States – that means it’s also one of the best places to celebrate the Lunar New Year in 2020. It’s fun for the entire family and includes a parade, dancers in multicolored costumes, giant dragons, and more. Be prepared to eat so much delicious food from the 200+ restaurants in the area.

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WSJ Future Of Everything Festival

3rd Annual WSJ Future Of Everything Festival
Date: Monday, May 11th, 2020 – Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
Time: 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Location: Spring Studios

The Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival introduces you to the most state-of-the-art products and ideas that will change the way we work. The immersive experience is spread over three days and has over a hundred speakers and 30 hands-on experiences. Over 2,000 attendees came in 2019 to see speakers and representatives from Aetna, Waze, Rothy’s, Postmates, and more.

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Elton John at Madison Square Garden
Date: April 6th and 7th, 2020
Time: 8 PM
Location: Madison Square Garden

Elton John’s goodbye tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, will bring the legend to Madison Square Garden. It is said to be the last tour Elton John will ever do and seeing him live in this iconic venue will be one for the books!

In fact, New York City will play host to several concerts in 2020 such as Post Malone, Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, Kenny Chesney, Celine Dion, Billy Joel, and Marc Anthony.

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NY Botanical Garden

Kusama: Cosmic Nature
Date: Saturday, May 9, 2020 – Sunday, November 1, 2020
Time: 10 AM to 6 PM
Location: New York Botanical Garden

Internationally celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama brings a multisensory presentation of her connection with nature to New York this May. You’re going to get some Instagram-worthy images of colossal flora sculptures, nature paintings, and her signature mirrored environment. The captivating exhibition is a must-see if you’re in New York this summer!

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Halloween

Dirty Clown Halloween
Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020 – Friday, October 30th, 2020
Time: 9 AM Thursday to 4 AM Friday
Location: Stage 48

Often called the biggest and naughtiest Halloween party in all of New York City, Dirty Clown Halloween is an event you can’t miss. Housed at the world-famous Stage 48, the party spans four rooms and encompasses 50,000 square feet of pure terror. You’ll see fire displays, aerial performances, and deviant costumes that will horrify you – don’t miss it!

With so many events in New York in 2020, why would you go anywhere else? Contact us if you know any amazing events we can add to the list or if you want our team to help you book some authentic New York City experiences!