New York City Events January 2016

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    NYC January Events, Activities and Things to Do Calendar

    Happy New Year! New York City Events January 2016 include huge savings on Theatre with 2 for 1 Broadway tickets, $20 Off Broadway Shows and Kids Night on Broadway, New York City Hotel Week and Winter Restaurant Week.

    Special January events include Martin Luther King Jr. Day, New York National Boat Show, and the Annual Winter Antiques Show. There are a ton of celebrities on Broadway, including: Jennifer Hudson, Al Pacino, Bruce Willis and more. Please add your event or business to NYC Insider Guide.


    January in New York City Ongoing

    Please check sightseeing and holiday hours for New Years Day (January 1st) and Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, January 18, 2016).


    New York City Hotel Week 2016 – Rooms from $100

    Hotel Week New York City

    January 3-15, 2016

    Hotel Week New York City is a GREAT time to save big on hotel rooms which usually go for $500 or more per night. Combine Hotel Week with Broadway Week, Restaurant Week, and huge shopping sales, and you can truly experience the BEST of NYC at a fraction of the usual cost! Check out awesome rates at posh hotels like: Gansevoort Park Avenue and Meatpacking, Hotel Elysée, Hotel Giraffe, Library Hotel, Refinery Hotel and many others!

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    January 2016 New York City Concerts Shows

    January New York City Concerts Shows

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    NYC January Sports – Rangers, Islanders, Knicks, Nets

    Winter is a great time to catch one of our 4 professional sports teams in action! Knicks and Nets basketball as is the NY Rangers and Islanders hockey season. Make sure to add a NYC Game Day to your NYC vacation – it’s an absolute MUST in NYC and a great indoor activity when it’s cold outside!

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    January Broadway Show Picks

    Who will you see on Broadway in January? Al Pacino, Bruce Willis, Jennifer Hudson?

    The Color Purple

    The Color Purple Broadway Musical – starring Jennifer Hudson

    Starring Jennifer Hudson and Danielle Brooks, The Color Purple spans 50 years in Celie’s life rural Georgia following the tragic separation from her sister, Nettie. Celie endures an abusive relationship with her husband, Mister, and learns powerful lessons once a strong-willed woman named Sofia enters her world.

    Fiddler on the Roof Broadway Musical

    Fiddler on the Roof Broadway Musical

    The classic musical returns to Broadway in all-new production with stunning choreography. In 1905, the Jewish inhabitants of a Russian village are poor in finances, but rich in traditions. Tevye, the milkman, must raise his five daughters and find husbands for the eldest three, while facing edicts from the Czar and challenging modern ideas…like daughters who want love.

    China Doll Broadway Play

    China Doll Broadway Play – starring Al Pacino

    Al Pacino returns to Broadway in a fast-paced thriller involving big money, fast planes, a beautiful young woman, and other objects of desire. Mickey Ross, a billionaire about to go into semi-retirement, has just bought his young fiancée a new plane and is giving last-minute instructions to his assistant before leaving his office. Then the phone rings and everything changes. (Oct 21, 2015 – Jan 31, 2016)

    Misery Broadway Play | Bruce Willis

    Misery Broadway Play – Starring Bruce Willis and Laurie Metcalf

    Following a near fatal car accident, a world-famous novelist finds himself in a strange house being nursed back to health by his doting, self-proclaimed Number One Fan. But as her love for his work turns to dangerous obsession, he realizes he must plot his greatest story yet: how to escape with his life. Based on the book by Stephen King.
    (Closing Feb 14, 2016)

    See the full List of Broadway Shows and List of Discount Broadway Tickets

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    How to Save on Hotels in New York City

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    Star Wars and Hunger Games in Times Square

    Star Wars and the Power of Costume

    Star Wars and the Power of Costume
    The Hunger Games Exhibition

    Two amazing exhibits are going on in Times Square, both of which have been rated a don’t miss! See 70 hand-crafted costumes from the first six blockbuster Star Wars™ films and/or explore the world of Panem.

    Discount Tickets: Discovery Center Times Square

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    The Harlem Globetrotters

    Harlem Globetrotters at Madison Square Garden

    January 1, 2016; Prudential Center (NJ)
    January 2, 2016; Barclays Center

    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.

    Harlem Globetrotters Tickets start at $25.

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    Disney on Ice Treasure Trove

    Disney on Ice NYC

    January 13-18, 2016

    Get tangled up in Disney’s 50th animated feature with Rapunzel and Flynn and enter the worlds of your favorite Disney princesses: Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Aurora, Tiana, Mulan and, of course, the one who started it all, Snow White. Ahoy, Mateys!

    More Info and Discount Tickets: Disney on Ice NYC

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    NYC Winter Restaurant Week

    NYC Winter Restaurant Week
    Tao Restaurant, Midtown, New York City

    January 18 – February 5, 2016

    A three-course dinner at the best restaurants in New York for $38? Sign me up! One of my favorite times of the year. I love a good bargain almost as much as I love good food. It almost feels like you’re stealing..only you’re not.

    Read more on Restaurant Week New York City.

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    New York National Boat Show

    New York National Boat Show

    January 6-10, 2016
    Jacob Javits Center
    11th Avenue at 35th Street

    Boating and fishing enthusiasts start their season at the New York National Boat Show. With its 100+ year history, this show is THE place to see the latest and greatest in boating, yachts, cruisers, bass and pontoon boats, canoes and kayaks and fishing boats.

    Adults (16 and older): $12, 15 and younger: FREE when accompanied by an adult. More info: New York National Boat Show.

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    Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day NYC

    Monday, January 18, 2016

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a national holiday with all public schools, post offices, and government buildings closed. There are many ways to celebrate the great life of this inspirational man, including: Martin Luther King Weekend in Harlem, Martin Luther King Jr. Day Anti-Hunger Serve-a-thon and often, a Central Park Seneca Village Tour.

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    New York City Broadway Week 2016

    New York City Broadway Week

    January 19 – February 5, 2016
    Tickets on sale January TBD, 10:30 am

    Get two-for-one tickets to some of the City’s hottest Broadway shows including Aladdin, An American in Paris, Beautiful, Chicago, Finding Neverland, Jersey Boys, Kinky Boots, Lion King, The King and I, Matilda, Phantom of the Opera, and Wicked. Check out New York City Broadway Week and get your FREE tickets using code BWAYWK.

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    See Over 20 Off-Broadway Shows for Only $20 Each

    20 at 20 Off Broadway Tickets NYC

    2016 Dates TBD
    Prior Dates: January 20 – February 8, 2015

    20at20 is your chance to see the Best of Off-Broadway for only $20! A 3 course meal (when it coincides with Restaurant Week) and a show for $58 per person??? Can’t beat that!

    Catch up on all the hot Off Broadway Shows this season and more info at 20 at 20 Off-Broadway Shows for $20.

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    Misha Quint Cello Concert

    Misha Quint Cello Concert in Mirages et Passages

    January 23, 2016, Carnegie Hall

    Classical music is anything but static. With time, technique and, above all, inspiration, what was once unimaginable becomes a reality on stage. Join Quint and Nuzova as they show how the possibilities of cello music have expanded by incorporating other repertoires and cultures in a search for beauty, wherever it might be.

    More Info: Misha Quint Cello Concert

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    Annual Winter Antiques Show

    Annual Winter Antiques Show NYC

    January 22-31, 2016
    Park Avenue Armory (Park Ave & 67th St)

    The most prestigious antiques show in America, featuring the “best of the best” from antiquities through the 1960s. Curators, established collectors, dealers, design professionals and first-time buyers can view and purchase pieces showcased by over 70 exhibitors.

    Daily 12pm – 8pm, Sun & Thurs 12pm – 6pm. Tickets $25, (includes catalogue). More Info: winterantiquesshow.com

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    Fun Things to do in New York in Winter

    Fun Things to do in New York in Winter

    There are so many things to do in New York in Winter, making it one of the BEST times to visit NYC. Yes, the weather can be cold and wet, so it is a risk. However, there are two huge payoffs, depending on a pre-or post holidays visit. Enjoy unique Tours, fireplaces, day spas, museums, shows, Broadway, Opera, skiing and snowboarding, indoor rooftops, sports, ice skating, sledding and so much more!

    Here are some of our top picks for Fun Things to do in New York in Winter.

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    More New York City Events January 2016

    New York City Events January
    Museum of Natural History, Side Entrance

    • Central Park Winter Jam (NYC’s Ultimate Snow Day) – Jan 24th, www.nycgovparks.org
    • Outsider Art Fair – January 21–24, 2016
    • Kids Night on Broadway (moved to February 2016)

    January follows a fantastic season of shopping, celebrations and parties, so New York City tends to be a bit quieter in January. Masses of visitors and tourists have left, making this an ideal time to visit so you not only have every NYC attraction to yourself, but get REAL discounts on Broadway, Restaurant and Hotels.

    The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is lit until 8pm on January 6, 2016 and everything is on sale in the stores! The only catch? January can be freezing, so layer up with hats, gloves, scarves, heavy sweaters and your best waterproof boots.

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