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Best Things to Do in New York City by Month

central park new york city in the fall

Things to Do in NYC During Winter

whitney museum things to do in new york city
  • Go to a holiday-themed bar. My favorite is Oscar Wilde located in NOMAD
  • Visit the Whitney Museum
  • Have a snowball fight in Central Park
  • Go ice skating at the Rockefeller center

December

nyc holiday lights things to do in december
  • Watch the Saks Fifth Avenue Holiday Light Show (611 5th Avenue)

Wanderer Tip: get some hot cocoa at Wafels & Dinges right before you go!)

February

mezzrow jazz club new york city
  • Go to a jazz show at the Lincoln Center or watch a Broadway show (there is usually a BOGO deal in February)
  • Lunar New Year festivals in Chinatown
  • Enjoy a Galentine’s Brunch or Valentine’s Dinner at a vibey restaurant

Things to Do in NYC During Spring

March

  • Go to an Irish bar for St Patrick’s Day

April

  • Watch the city transition into spring. I like visiting Roosevelt Island or just walking around in iconic New York City neighborhoods for some flower peeping.
  • Dine at an outdoor restaurant. This place requires a wait but if Jay-Z says he’s a fan, it’s worth it.

Things to Do in NYC During Summer

nyc ferry summer things to do
  • Watch an outdoor concert at the Brooklyn Mirage, arguably New York City’s best outdoor concert menu
  • Eat gelato to your heart’s content (No Italy, no problem)
  • Take a day trip to…
    • Red Hook
    • The Hamptoms
    • Rockaway Beach
  • Ride the ferry to Brooklyn
  • Go to a rooftop bar

July

  • Watch the 4th of July Fireworks

August

  • Catch a game at the U.S. Open. This is happening Aug 26th – Sep 8th in 2024. Get tickets here.

Things to Do in NYC During Autumn

September

US Open things to do in nyc in the summer
  • Catch a game at the U.S. Open. This is happening Aug 26th – Sep 8th in 2024. Get tickets here.

October / November

nyc central park peak fall colors

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