New York City Events May 2013

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NYC May Events and Activities Calendar

New York City Events May 2013 include Mets vs Yankees Subway series, Ninth Avenue Food Festival, Fleet Week, Memorial Day, Mother’s Day, Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit, Manhattan Cocktail Classic, Five Boro Bike Tour, Rihanna in concert and so much more. Memorial Day Weekend is officially the start of the summer, so expect New York City to clear out on May 24th for the whole weekend. Please check sightseeing hours for Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2013 and be sure to treat Mom on Sunday, May 12th.


May New York City Concerts and Shows

NYC Concert Ticket Coupon Save 10% Off Theater and Concert Tickets – Use Code aff10off

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Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) Rooftop Opens

Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) Roof 2013May 14–November 3, 2013
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden

Skyline Views, Art and Cocktails – what more can you ask for?

Every summer, the Met opens the Martini Bar on the Roof Garden Café, an 8,000-square-foot, informal, outdoor setting with breathtaking panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline and Central Park. More on the 2013 Met Roof Martini Bar Schedule.

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New York Yankees Baseball Tickets and Schedule

Our 27-Time World Series Champions and 2012 AL East Champions return to our 5th Season at the new Yankees Stadium. With our favorites, Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera and A-Rod, there are few things in NYC better than a Yankees game, an old-fashioned hot dog and our new Yankee Stadium – hosting 81 Home Games this season. More about NY Yankees Tickets and Yankee Stadium.

NY Yankees Schedule – Home Games May 2013

New York Yankee Tickets 2013Fri, 5/3 vs Athletics 7:05pm
Sat, 5/4 vs Athletics 1:05pm
Sun, 5/5 vs Athletics TBD
Tue, 5/14 vs Mariners 7:05pm
Wed, 5/15 vs Mariners 7:05pm
Thu, 5/16 vs Mariners 7:05pm
Fri, 5/17 vs Blue Jays 7:05pm
Sat, 5/18 vs Blue Jays 1:05pm
Sun, 5/19 vs Blue Jays TBD
Mon, 5/27 vs Mets 7:10pm (@ Citi Field)
Tue, 5/28 vs Mets 7:10pm (@ Citi Field)
Wed, 5/29 vs Mets 7:05pm
Thu, 5/30 vs Mets 7:05pm
Fri, 5/31 vs Red Sox 7:05pm

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New York Mets Baseball Tickets and Schedule

Catch NYC’s National baseball team in action at Citi Field (home of the MLB All Star Game on July 16, 2013). The Mets are led by third baseman David Wright and a core of young talent that includes Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada. Tickets are easy to get and the new Citi Field is one of the best stadiums in all of baseball. Take the easy 30 minute subway from Times Square or Grand Central to Citi Field, grab a burger from Shake Shack and get ready to see some baseball action. Check out the NYC Insider Guide to New York Mets Tickets, Schedule and Directions.

NY Mets Schedule – Home Games May 2013

New York Mets ScheduleThu, 5/9 vs Pirates 7:10pm
Fri, 5/10 vs Pirates 7:10pm
Sat, 5/11 vs Pirates 1:10pm
Sun, 5/12 vs Pirates 1:10pm (Mother’s Day)
Mon, 5/20 vs Reds 7:10pm
Tue, 5/21 vs Reds 7:10pm
Wed, 5/22 vs Reds 1:10pm
Fri, 5/24 vs Braves 7:10pm
Sat, 5/25 vs Braves 7:10pm
Sun, 5/26 vs Braves 1:10pm
Mon, 5/27 vs Yankees 7:10pm
Tue, 5/28 vs Yankees 7:10pm
Wed, 5/29 vs Yankees 7:05pm (@Yankee Stadium)
Thu, 5/30 vs Yankees 7:05pm (@Yankee Stadium)

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Ninth Avenue Food Festival

Ninth Avenue Food Festival NYCMay 18-19, 2013 12:00 – 5:00 pm
42nd-57th Sts, along 9th Avenue

Voted the Best Street Fair in NYC, taste the best of the best Manhattan food, on the cheap, on one street. Kids and adults will be entertained and fed until you’re stuffed! Admission free, food costs vary.

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Broadway – Celebrities and Newest Shows

More Broadway Shows

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Fifth Annual Intrepid Museum Summer Movie Series

Intrepid Museum Summer Movie SeriesMay 24: Top Gun
June 21 : National Treasure
June 28: Jaws
July 26: Star Trek (1979) 
August 2: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone 
August 23: The Karate Kid

Enjoy a FREE feature film under the stars on the Flight Deck! Doors open at 7:30, film begins at sunset. Bring your lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets. Guests are encouraged to bring their own food, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages, however no outside alcohol is permitted.

More Free Summer Movies in NYC:

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Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit – FREE

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit NYC

Memorial Day Weekend 2013
May 25-27 and June 1-2, 12pm – 6pm

Walk around Greenwich Village browsing tons of artwork displayed by original artists. Paintings, sculpture, eco-friendly art and lots of other unique pieces to see or purchase, at far less than gallery prices.

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Most Popular Things to Do in New York City

What to book and buy NOW…NYC’s Most Popular Tickets this Month

Once Broadway Musical
Once on Broadway

New York Yankees Tickets
New York Yankees

Ninth Avenue Food Festival
Ninth Ave Festival

Fleet Week New York City 2013
Fleet Week

Rihanna Concert
Rihanna Concert

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TODAY Show Toyota Summer Concert Series

TODAY Show Toyota Summer Concert Series

May 24- August 30, 2013; Fridays
49th Street and Rockefeller Plaza

The 2013 lineup includes indie pop band fun., One Direction, Chris Brown, Maroon 5, Train and Fall Out Boy, John Mayer and more! 

More Info: TODAY Show Summer Concert Series 

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Good Morning America Summer Concert Series

Good Morning America Summer Concert Series

May 24 – August 30, 2013
Every Friday, 6:00 am (Concerts 7am to 9am)
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park

2013 Schedule includes Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Demi Lovato, Alicia Keys, Carly Rae Jespen, John Legend and more!

More Info: Good Morning America Summer Concert Series

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Manhattan Cocktail Classic

Manhattan Cocktail Classic NYC

May 17-21, 2013; www.manhattancocktailclassic.com

The Manhattan Cocktail Classic is an annual celebration of the myriad points of intersection between cocktails and culture. With over 100 events spread across five days and five boroughs, the MCC offers a vast array of unique experiences to enthusiasts and professionals alike.

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Taste of Tribeca

Taste of TribecaMay 18, 2013

A great event for both adults and kids, this culinary festival brings together Tribeca’s best restaurants: Bouley, Bubby’s, Chanterelle, Tribeca Grill and more. 2011 event cook offs included the Lamb Meatball Masters Challenge and Tang’s Natural Dumpling Challenge.

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2013 Rooftop Film Summer Series

ROOFTOP FILMS SUMMER SERIES
Photo by Sarah Palmer

Opens Friday, May 10, 2013

Watch a movie outside on a NYC rooftop, with our beautiful skyline as your backdrop! The Rooftop Film summer series, held annually from May to August promotes a variety of films, shown at various, interesting spots around NYC.

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Mothers Day in New York City

Mothers Day in New York City

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Mother’s Day in New York City offers a ton of choices for every budget and interest.

Choose from special Brunches and Dinners, free cocktails and open bars, tons of special Manhattan Cruises, chocolate tours, the Mets, Broadway, private movie screenings and so much more.  More Info: Mothers Day in New York City

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Five Boro Bike Tour (by TD Bank)

NYC Five Boro Bike Tour Sunday, May 5, 2013 (usually the first Sunday in May)

Watch or ride with over 32,000 cyclists spinning 42 miles through all five NYC boroughs, ending in Staten Island, where a fun outdoor Festival awaits. See bike demos, a mountain bike stunt show, food, product samples, massage and more.

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New York City Ballet 2012-2013 Season

New York City Ballet
New York City Ballet
Photo © Henry Leutwyler

Fall: September 18 – October 14
Nutcracker: Nov 23 – Dec 30
Winter: Jan 15 – February 24, 2013
Spring: April 30 – May 19 (?)

Individual Tickets start at $20

Partial Ballet Highlights:
STRAVINSKY/BALANCHINE
TSCHAIKOVSKY Celebration
AMERICAN MUSIC Festival

Dozens more at www.nycballet.com

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Fleet Week New York City 2013 – Cancelled New York City Events May

Fleet Week New York City 2011May 23-30, 2013

Thousands of Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen from U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard ships have come to NYC nearly every year since 1984. Fleet Week is the City’s celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity to see the latest capabilities of today’s Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Team.

Fleet Week includes dozens of military demonstrations and displays, as well as public visitation of many of the participating ships. Ship Tours are held at Pier 88 and in Staten Island, daily Thursday – Tuesday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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