New York City Events February 2012

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New York City Events February 2012 include Valentine’s Day (February 14th), Presidents Day, Westminster Dog Show, Winter Wine Fest, Kids’ Night on Broadway. NYC Schools Winter Break is February 20-24, 2012, so expect some attractions to be more crowded than usual. Please check sightseeing hours for President’s Day (February 21st). Add an event to the New York City Events February calendar.


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Ongoing New York City Events February 2012

NYC Romantic Restaurants

Ice Skating in New York City

New York City Broadway Week

NYC Winter Restaurant Week

20 at 20 Off Broadway

CSI: The Experience! at Discovery Center

Bryant Park Winter Film Fest

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Valentines Day in New York City

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Valentines Day in New York City can be magical and romantic. The iconic landmark, Empire State Building, has been the star of countless romantic movies and home to 14 weddings annually on V-Day.

Things to do on Valentines Day in NYC range from the very typical Central Park Carriage Ride to the more sophisticated “only in NYC.” Check out the Insider Guide to Valentine’s Day in New York City, Romantic New York City Hotel Deals, restaurants, shows, attractions and more.

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Valentines Day in New York City Vacation Package

Valentines Day in New York City Vacation Package

Check out this great Valentine’s Day New York City Vacation Package customized by local NYC vacation experts.

The package includes hotel, romantic horse-drawn carriage ride through Central Park and an evening Statue Cruises Dessert Yacht Cruise in New York Harbor, Empire State Building and Top of the Rock (or many other choices) and much more.

Customize your NYC Vacation package any way you want to make the most of your NYC trip – the choices are endless.

The Valentine’s Day New York City Vacation Package Includes:

  • Accommodations for 2 nights or longer at a midtown Manhattan hotel
  • Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride through Central Park
  • Special romantic Valentine’s Day Evening Dessert Yacht Cruise in New York Harbor
  • Free admission to the Empire State Building Observatory, Museum of the City of New York or NY Water Taxi Statue of Liberty Flex Pass
  • Free admission to the American Museum of Natural History, Metropolitan Museum of Art or Top of the Rock Observation Deck
  • All state and local hotel taxes, and much more
  • Rates from: $294.50 per person for 2-night complete package

The best part is they do ALL the planning for you and let you customize your trip exactly the way you want! Plus, you’ll have all your tickets and itineraries in hand before you visit! More Info: Valentine’s Day New York City Vacation Package

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Half Price Tickets this Month in New York City

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February Half Price Tickets:

– Harlem Globetrotters at MSG

– CSI: The Experience at Times Square

– Sesame Street Live: 1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo

– Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

– Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise

– Risqué Valentine’s Party at Museum of Sex

– The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs

– SpiderMan Turn Off the Dark on Broadway

– Madame Tussauds New York

– BODIES… The Exhibition

– The Winter Cocktail War: Iron Chef-Style Bartending Competition

– Blood Manor’s Bloody Valentine’s Weekend: A 5,000 Square Foot Haunted House for Adults

Check StubDog for more half price tickets

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Most Popular Broadway Shows in New York City

Wicked Broadway Musical

Lion King Broadway Musical

Priscilla Queen of the Desert Broadway Musical

Book of Mormon Broadway MusicalMemphis Broadway MusicalBroadway Shows New York Sister Act

Broadway Shows: Hot | New | Celebrities | Kids | Musicals | Plays

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New York City Helicopter Tours

NYC Helicopter Tours

The cold weather is a great time to take to the Manhattan skies for an exciting New York City Helicopter Tour! Enjoy spectacular aerial views of Manhattan, including the Statue of Liberty, Wall Street, Ground Zero Memorial, World Trade Center and Ellis Island.
If your tour heads uptown, Central Park and Yankee Stadium are must-sees!

I LOVED my tour…check out some of my photos and review at New York City Helicopter Tour.

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New York Giants Super Bowl Ticker-Tape Parade

NY Giants Superbowl Champions 2012

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Parade: 11 am, Ceremony 1 pm

The Giants Victory Parade begins at Battery Place and Washington St and continue north up the Canyon of Heroes to Worth Street. The parade will be followed by a ceremony at City Hall Plaza, at which Mayor Bloomberg will present the Giants with Keys to the City. Following the ceremony, the Giants will board busses and return to New Jersey, where the Giants will celebrate the title at MetLife Stadium.

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February New York City Concerts and Tickets on Sale

February New York City Concerts
Pearl Jam at Madison Square Garden

Van Halen & Kool and the Gang

MSG

February 28, 2012

Barry Manilow

Radio City Music Hall

February 12, 2012

Cedric The Entertainer & Friends

Beacon Theatre   
February 14, 2012

Aretha Franklin

Radio City Music Hall

February 17, 2012

Peter Frampton
Beacon Theatre   
February 18, 2012

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Also try Ticketmaster or NYC discount tickets at ScoreBig.

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Kids Week at the Intrepid Museum

Kids Week at the Intrepid Museum

February 18-26, 2012

The Intrepid Museum offers dynamic, interactive exhibits in the Exploreum Hall and a host of fun-filled, hands-on activities for every member of your family – every day of the week. From special guests and activities galore to flight simulators and multimedia technology, Kids Week at the Intrepid is action packed and filled with excitement.

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Top of the Rock Winter Starlight Music Series

February 1, 8, 14, 15th,
6 – 8 pm.
Wine, this spectacular view and live jazz music! Visit the 67th floor observation deck at Top of the Rock and enjoy the city at sunset with wine and champagne (for purchase) provided by Rock Center Café and hot chocolate and sweet treats provided by La Maison du Chocolat. Music free with Top of the Rock Admission fee. Select Wednesdays in February and Valentine’s Day.

Starlight Music Series | Top of the Rock

The winter music line up at Top of the Rock includes:

Wed, February 1: Angela Workman | Wed, February 8: Dive Bar Dukes

Tues, February 14 : Hans Holzen Trio | Wed, February 15: The Nick Bucci Band

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NYC Insider Print Map and Guide to Manhattan

New York City Printable Neighborhood Map Guide

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New York Knicks Basketball Tickets and Schedule

The NY Knicks are better than they’ve been in a long time, thanks to our stars Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony. Tickets start at just $13, with lots of discount options, and their games are the easiest sporting event in NYC to attend. Madison Square Garden, the World’s Most Famous Arena, is right in Penn Station, accessible by almost any subway and just two blocks from the Empire State Building. Go NYC style with cheap seats, fast paced sports action, hot dogs and beer and check out the New York Knicks Tickets, Schedule and Directions today! The NBA Lockout is over and this is the updated NY Knicks schedule!

NY Knicks Schedule – Home Games February 2012

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Thu 02 vs Chicago 8:00pm

Sat 04 vs New Jersey 7:30pm

Mon 06 vs Utah 7:30pm

Fri 10 vs LA Lakers 8:00pm

Wed 15 vs Sacramento 7:30pm

Fri 17 vs New Orleans 8:00pm

Sun 19 vs Dallas 1:00pm

Mon 20 vs New Jersey 7:30pm

Wed 22 vs Atlanta 7:30pm

Wed 29 vs Cleveland 7:30pm

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136th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show NYC
2009 Best in Show,”Stump,”

February 13-14, 2012
MSG

Tickets – $20 to $145

www.westminsterkennelclub.org

The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show holds the legacy as the greatest dog show in the world. It is the second longest continuously held sporting event in America, just one year behind the Kentucky Derby.

Also see Hotels near Madison Square Garden.

Check out this Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Vacation Package, for arrivals February 13 or 14, 2012, which includes:

  • Accomodations for 2-nights or longer at your choice of hotels like Sheraton New York or Wellington Hotel in Times Square, less than a 1/2 hour walk or a quick subway ride from Madison Square Garden.
  • Tickets to all WKC Dog Show events, including Best In Show. Seats are located in Promenade and valid for the day and evening events.
  • Free admission to the Empire State Building Observatory, Museum of the City of New York or NY Water Taxi, Statue of Liberty Flex Pass
  • Free admission to the American Museum of Natural History, Metropolitan Museum of Art or Top of the Rock Observation Deck
  • All state and local hotel taxes, and much more
  • Rates from: $331.00 per person for 2-night complete package

The best part is they do ALL the planning for you and let you customize your trip exactly the way you want! Plus, you’ll have all your tickets and itineraries in hand before you visit! More Info: Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Vacation Package

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New York City Winter Wine Fest

New York City Winter Wine Fest February

 

Saturday, February 4, 2012

3-6 pm, 8-11 pm

Best Buy Theatre, 44th and Broadway

Warm up from the cold with over 200 high-quality, unique wines from around the world for tasting. Expect small boutique vineyards producing better quality wines at more affordable prices and cleanse your palette between tastings with cheese, bread, and crudités, while listening to live jazz. Tickets start at $59

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Kids’ Night on Broadway – see a show for FREE!

Kids Night on Broadway

February 5-9, 2012

Kids (ages 6-18) go FREE in NYC

Kids’ Night on Broadway (KNOB) let’s kids go FREE to over 20 Broadway shows, when accompanied by a full-paying adult. Kids dine free at many Times Square restaurants, and parents get discounted parking rates. With Nick Jonas as the 2012 National Ambassador, KNOB is a don’t miss! Over 20 Broadway Shows participate.

Tickets on Sale Now

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Fashion Week in NYC by Mercedes-Benz

Fashion Week in NYC by Mercedes-Benz
Fashion Week in NYC by Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Fall/Winter: February 9-16, 2012

Spring/Summer: September 13-20
Now at Lincoln Center

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is likely the most well-known event during New York Fashion Week, but not the only one. Many top-name designers show their collections at other venues, including Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs. Dozens of other fashion shows and related events are held around the city during Fashion Week in NYC.

Fashion Week Events:
Small Boutique Fashion Week 2012 Show & Market – 2/11
Artemiza Cruz/ La Vill NY Debut

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The Harlem Globetrotters at Madison Square Garden

Harlem Globetrotters at Madison Square Garden

February 18, 2012

Madison Square Garden

The legendary Harlem Globetrotters are always a blast to watch. This is not ordinary basketball – it is a comedy show and wholesome family fun. Their high-flying blend of basketball action and comedy has thrilled fans of all ages for over 80 years. We loved this show as a kid.

Tickets start at $25 (at Ticketmaster), but you can get them half price at Harlem Globetrotters, just sign up for free.

All NY Area Harlem Globetrotters 2012 Shows:

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Barneys New York Warehouse Sale

Barneys New York Warehouse Sale

February 16-26, 2012

255 W 17th St (7th and 8th Aves)
www.barneys.com

Run and grab up everything! This is the famous Barneys New York Sale (maybe you saw it on the TV show, Will and Grace?).
Shoes, clothes, bags – all at least 50% off, usually more.

More NYC Sample Sales

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New York City February Events 2012

BNakedB Bakeoff and Burlesque Fundraiser – February 9th

NEW LIVE TALK SHOW, ‘THE INTERVIEW’, DEBUT – February 7, 21

City Bakery Annual Hot Chocolate Festival – All of February


Prior February Events (stay tuned for possible annual updates):

  • Grammy Award Viewing Party
  • NY International Children’s Film Festival
  • Outsider Art Fair (February 11-13)
  • NYT Travel Show
  • Paley Center Oscar Viewing Party

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