New York City Events November 2010

NYC Insider Guide November Events Calendar

New York City Events November 2010 include the New York City Marathon, Thanksgiving Day and Veteran’s Day. Outdoor attire will likely include scarfs, gloves and hats. The leaves might still be beautiful – or gone, depending on the climate. The theme of the month is “the Holidays are coming,” and toward the end of November, many of the department store windows will open their beautiful displays!

Add your event to the New York City Events calendar or check the current New York City Events November calendar.

Please check sightseeing and holiday hours for Veteran’s Day (Thursday, November 11, 2010) and Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 25, 2010).

Ongoing Events: NY Giants Football, The Merchant of Venice starring Al Pacino, Big Apple Circus

Tickets on Sale: Radio City Rockettes, Nutcracker Ballet

NYC November Concerts on Sale: Justin Timberlake, Eagles, Disney On Ice: Let’s Celebrate!, Radio City Rockettes, Barclays Center Classic, NIT Season Tip Off and Championship Game

NYC December Concerts on Sale : Radio City Rockettes, Rod Stewart & Steve Winwood, Andrea Bocelli, BEYONCÉ World Tour – The Mrs. Carter Show, Pink


Radio City Christmas Spectacular, with the Rockettes

Radio City Christmas with Rockettes Rockettes at Radio CityNovember 5 – December 30, 2010

Tickets on sale April 10, 2010

Buy the best seats early. Get Your Discount Tickets: Radio City Christmas Spectacular with Rockettes

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84th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Kermit Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Kermit the Frog

Parade Thursday, November 25th, 9am-12pm

Balloon Set Up November 24th, 3-10pm

What could be more fun than Broadway Stars, Shrek, Spider Man, Hello Kitty, Smurf, SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, Snoopy, Mickey Mouse and Buzz Lightyear all partying together in New York City?

Read the full Insider Guide to Thanksgiving in New York City, the Thanksgiving Day Parade and Thanksgiving Dinner.

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Thanksgiving Dinner in New York City

thanksgiving-in-new-york Thanksgiving Dinner in New York CityMany restaurants are open on Thanksgiving in New York City, and most of them will be serving pre-fix dinners.

Just follow our special Holiday Dining guide to finding a great Thanksgiving Dinner in New York City.

Additional reading: 2009 tips on Thanksgiving Dinner in New York City and list of restaurants open on Thanksgiving.

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New York Comedy Festival

new-york-comedy-festivalNovember 3-7, 2010

For seven years the New York Comedy Festival has brought together hundreds of the country’s best comedians for five days of stand-up. In 2010, apparances will include Joel McHale, Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Margaret Cho, Gabriel Iglesias, Nick Swardson, Brian Regan, and many more.

Over 150 comedians perform at more than 10 venues, including Caroline’s On Broadway, where club owner and NYCF Founder Caroline Hirsch has cultivated the careers of numerous stand-up comics.

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New York Giants Schedule Football

ny-giants-stadiumCheck out the New Giants Stadium, home of the 2014 Superbowl and take the train to the game! It’s now super easy to get to Giants Stadium! NY Giants Tickets and Schedule
NY Giants Schedule – Home Games 2010

New York Giants SymbolSunday, 9/12 1:00 PM ET FOX vs. Panthers

Sunday, 9/26 1:00 PM ET CBS vs. Titans

Sunday, 10/3 8:20 PM ET NBC vs. Bears

Sunday, 10/17 1:00 PM ET FOX vs. Lions

Sunday, 11/14 4:15 PM ET FOX vs. Cowboys

Sunday, 11/28 1:00 PM ET* CBS vs. Jaguars

Sunday, 12/5 1:00 PM ET* FOX vs. Redskins

Sunday, 12/19 1:00 PM ET* FOX vs. Eagles

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New York City Ice Skating

Rockefeller-Ice-Skating-NightFor tourists and locals alike, ice skating at Central Park, Rockefeller Center and Bryant Park is a classic New York winter experience.

More Info: Ice Skating in New York City

 

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New York City Holiday and Gift Fairs – November

Street-Fair-New-York-City photo © www.nycstreetfairs.comSaturday November 6 University Place Fall Fair

(University Pl, Waverly-14th St)

Sunday November 7 Madison Avenue Holiday Expo

(Madison Ave, 42nd – 57th Street)

Thursday November 11 Veteran’s Day Festival

Broadway, Cedar St. – Battery Pl

Thursday November 11, Veteran’s Day Parade Block Party

(56th St, Madison to 6th Aves)

Saturday November 13, Times Square Holiday Fair

45th St. from 5th – 7th Ave

Monday Nov 15th to Friday Dec 24th, The Holiday Gift Shops At Saint Barts Park Avenue & 50th St

The Pond at Bryant Park – kick off the winter shopping season at The Holiday Shops at Bryant Park, November 5.

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New York City Concerts – November 2010

new-york-city-concert Pearl Jam at Madison Square Garden 2010

Black Crowes

10/31, 11/2, 11/4 to 11/6

Nokia Theater Times Square

Justin Bieber

November 17, 2010

IZOD Center

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New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show

New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show Statue of Liberty made from

Palm Leaves and Grass

November 20, 2010–January 9, 2011

Bronx, accessible by Subway and Metro North. Tickets: Adults $20, Seniors/Students $18, Children 2-12 $8.

This is a dazzling and detailed replica of Manhattan, made entirely from natural plants, and 14 electric trains running in loops around the city..

The Holiday Train Show is definitely one of those “not-to-be-missed” and “only in NYC” unique and memory-creating things to do for couples, families and children.

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New York Knicks Basketball Tickets and Schedule

NY Knicks games are the easiest sporting event in NYC to attend. Madison Square Garden (7th Avenue between 32nd and 34th Sts) is right in Penn Station, accessible by almost any subway and just two blocks from the Empire State Building. Tickets start at just $13!!! Get your New York Knicks Tickets at StubHub

NY Knicks Schedule – Home Games November 2010

New York Knicks Symbol
  • Tue, Nov 02, 7:30pm vs. Magic
  • Fri, Nov 05, 7:30pm vs. Wizards
  • Sun, Nov 07, 12:00pm vs. Sixers
  • Wed, Nov 10, 7:30pm vs. Warriors
  • Sun, Nov 14, 7:30pm vs. Rockets
  • Tue, Nov 23, 7:30pm vs. Bobcats
  • Sat, Nov 27, 1:00pm vs. Hawks
  • Tue, Nov 30, 7:30pm vs. Nets

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West Side Story Broadway Musical CLOSING

January 2, 2011 Last Performance

From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. If seeing this classic musical has been on your list of “things to do in NYC,” then now is your last chance!

Read the synopsis of West Side Story or check for discount West Side Story tickets. Just make sure to get there before January 2, 2011 – at least you want to wait for the next West Side Story Broadway Revival.

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The ING New York City Marathon

Start of New York City Marathon Start of New York City Marathon

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Make sure to map your route carefully on this day, as many streets will be blocked and closed. Especially the Upper East Side (Met and Frick) and the finish line in Central Park. The NYC Marathon is 26 miles and 385 yards of the world’s most diverse marathon course.

Spectators – First Avenue covers miles 16-19 of the race. The biggest crowds on the course line the streets on First Avenue, giving the runners a boost as they head toward the Bronx. If you want to leave First Avenue afterward, make sure to stand on the West side, as you will not be able to cross 1st Ave again until after the race.

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New York City Marathon Bus Tour

NYC Marathon Bus Tour NYC Marathon Bus Tour

November 4-6, 2010

Tour the ING New York City Marathon course in high style! See virtually all 26 miles and 385 yards of the world’s most diverse marathon course in the comfort of a climate-controlled motorcoach. Tour guides point out the great landmarks and attractions along the route, from the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to the finish line in Central Park.

The 4-hour tour stops at Brooklyn tavern, the Turkey’s Nest (refreshments are not included in price of tour) and departs from the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Departures 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.

$40 person. $30 ages under 12.

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The Nutcracker Ballet at Lincoln Center

The Nutcracker NYC BalletGeorge Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™

Photo © Paul Kolnik

November 26-January 2, 2011

Tickets on Sale: September 27, 2010

2009 Ticket Prices $38-$215

From the moment the lights dim, you will be transported to a magical place filled with adorable children, marching toy soldiers, a glowing one-ton Christmas tree that seemingly grows forever, mischievous mice, waltzing snowflakes, the Land of Sweets and some of the most glorious dancing on earth. See the School of American Ballet site.

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Veterans Day Ceremony at the Intrepid Museum

Intrepid Museum Veteran's Day Intrepid Museum Veteran’s DayThursday, November 11, 2010

The Intrepid Museum celebrates ‘Veterans Day’ with a special ceremony on the flight deck of the former USS Intrepid.  This annual ceremony is attended by hundreds of veterans as they pay respect to those who have served our great military in any branch of service. All veterans are granted free admission to the museum with proper ID.

If you’re Military and joining us for Veteran’s Day, or anytime year round, make sure you know about the great discount hotel deals offered just to you starting at $25 per night. Deal applies to Military Personnel of the United States and its Allies (Active Duty, Reserve, Guard, Veterans and Cadets, and members of the Police Department, Fire Department, and Emergency Medical Services).

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NIT Season Tip Off and Championship Game

Madison Square Garden NITMadison Square Garden NITNIT Post Season Tip Off

11/24 – Semifinals

11/26 – Championship

NIT Season Tip-Off Tickets

First- and second-round games will be played Nov. 15-17 with the winners advancing to Madison Square Garden.

The East Regional has Hampton at Wake Forest and Virginia Commonwealth against Winthrop. UCLA hosts Pepperdine in the West Regional and Nevada faces Pacific. The consolation games will be played Nov. 22-23 at sites to be determined.

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More New York City Events November 2010

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree (December)

Coaches v. Cancer Classic, at MSG on Nov. 18 & 19

Big Apple Circus, Oct 21 – Jan 09, 2011, Lincoln Center/Damrosch Park 62nd street between Columbus & Amsterdam Avenues

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