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New York Things to do: Top New York Events in November

November in New York is the official start of the Holiday Season! See this NYC Travel Blog article for tips on attending some of the Top New York Events in November and other exciting New York Things to do.

October 11, 2019

November is such a great time to be in New York…Fall has come and gone, and Winter is fresh on the way!  As Winter arrives in New York the air is much cooler, a little snow is likely and what is certain is the Holiday Season is very near and the city is alive with celebrations and many popular New York Events!

November New York Events happening in New York this November, include; Major Concerts, Christmas Tree lighting at Rockefeller Center, Sporting events, and one of the most anticipated annual events in New York…Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! 

Hotel Mela is situated just blocks from Times Square and in the center of Midtown Manhattan – our Times Square Hotel is located close to some of the best November Events in the city!  

This latest NYC Travel Blog article; New York Things to do: Top New York Events in November – highlights just a few of the top November Events in New York.  

Elite Art Fair
Dates: November 1 - 5, 2019 
Location: Park Avenue Armory
Website: Visit Event Website
Distance from Hotel Mela: 2.3 miles 

Art lovers take note! TEFAF New York is a very popular Art Fair that offers exceptional fine and decorative art from international galleries at the Park Avenue Armory.  Visit the Event Website link above for more details. 

 

Bryant Park Holiday Market
Enjoy the Holiday Season with a visit to the Winter Village at Bryant Park.

Winter Village at Bryant Park
Dates: November 1, 2019 – January 5, 2020 
Location: Bryant Park
Event Schedule: Visit Event Website
Distance from Hotel Mela: 2 Blocks

The Winter Village in Bryant Park is a popular annual Winter-time event where Bryant Park is transformed into a beautiful European inspired open-air holiday village including over 100 shops offering handcrafted gifts, ornaments, Holiday items, food items and more. The Winter Village at Bryant Park also features 17,000 square-foot The Rink, which is the free, open to the public Ice-Skating Rink. Stop by and enjoy The Lodge which is a cozy winter destination featuring new and classic restaurants, and outdoor Beer Garden. Visitors to the Winter Village can also enjoy festive music, entertainment and various performances. 

For more information about Winter Village at Bryant Park, see the Event Website link above.

 

New York Comedy Festival
The New York Comedy Festival features many comedy shows, special sketch and improvisational comedy, panel discussions, and benefit shows starring some of today’s biggest names in comedy.

New York Comedy Festival
Dates: November 4 -10, 2019
Location: Various locations
Event Schedule: Visit Event Website
Distance from Hotel Mela: Various locations

Ready for laughs?  This is the New York Comedy Festival, and this is premier Comedy Festival in the U.S. The New York Comedy Festival features many comedy shows, special sketch and improvisational comedy, panel discussions, and benefit shows starring some of today’s biggest names in comedy including; Norm MacDonald, Tom Segura, Kevin Smith, Bill Maher, Nicole Byer, Steven Colbert and many more. For more information about the New York Comedy Festival, see the Event Website link above.

 

Rockettes at Christmas Spectacular
Start a tradition of enjoying this amazing show - The Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes. Photo credit: The Rockettes and Christmas Spectacular

Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes
Dates: November 8, 2019 to January 5, 2020
Location: Radio City Music Hall
Event Schedule: Visit Event Website 
Distance from Hotel Mela: 1.3 miles

You know it is the Holiday Season in New York when the Christmas Spectacular begins at Radio City Music Hall!  This long running show features a flying Santa Claus, drones, fireworks and of course the world famous Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall at Rockefeller Center. If you plan to experience this incredible performance, be sure to get your tickets early as many of the nighttime shows sell out.  If you like, plan on getting to the venue early for a Pre-show ‘Meet and Greet’ with a real Rockettes or Santa.


Jerry Seinfeld - Concert
Dates: November 21 - 22, 2019
Location: Beacon Theater
Event Schedule: Visit Event Website 
Distance from Hotel Mela: 3 miles

Jerry Seinfeld will always be an iconic figure of the New York culture with his popular role as ‘Jerry’ in Seinfeld. The popular comedian will bring his views on all things in life, the news, family and politics.  The Beacon Theater is a beautiful theater on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.  See the Event Website Link above for ticket information.


Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Dates: November 28, 2019
Location: Starts at West 77th Street & Central Park West 
Event Schedule: Visit Event Website  
Distance from Hotel Mela: 3 miles

Another very popular New York Event that kicks off the Holiday Season is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  The ever-popular Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade includes; music, performers, beautiful floats and of course the very popular balloons and rumor has it that Santa Claus will make an appearance. New York residents and visitors line up early to watch the parade so arrive early for a great spot. See the Event Link above for all the details and the parade route to help plan your day!  Parade starts at West 77th Street & Central Park West at 9:00 a.m. EST and continues down to Columbus Circle and turns to the East to travel down Central Park South to 6th Avenue.

 

The Nutcracker at New York City Ballet
Come experience this spectacular performance of The Nutcracker by the New York City Ballet.

The Nutcracker
Dates: November 29, 2019 to January 5, 2020
Location: David H. Koch Theater
Event Schedule: Visit Event Website
Distance from Hotel Mela: 1.4 miles

This spectacular performance of The Nutcracker by the New York City Ballet is a telling of the popular story of a young girl takes part in a battle between toy soldiers and mischievous mice, as Ballerinas reveal a wonderful world of confection.  Come and begin a tradition or start a new tradition of enjoying this wonderful performance of a Holiday favorite.

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