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New York City is filled with celebrations of all types. From Coney Island's Mermaid Parade to the Dance Parade, and beyond, parades and festivals large and small bring joy to people of all ages and interests.

Festivals Events

Monday, February 8, 2016

Feb 8

Lunar New Year: 17th New Year Firecracker Ceremony & Cultural Festival

at Sara D Roosevelt Park (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the year of the monkey at this annual Chinese New Year celebration in Manhattan's Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Enjoy a firecracker show, musical performances, dance, and more!
Free!

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Saturday, February 13, 2016

Feb 13

Central Park Conservancy Ice Festival

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
On Valentine's Day weekend, come to Central Park's annual Ice Festival featuring live ice carving, a silent disco, trivia, dazzling lights, and more!
Free!

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Sunday, February 14, 2016

Feb 14

17th Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade and Festival

at Mott Street and Hector Street , Manhattan , Grand Street (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join the colorful parade in celebration of the year of the monkey, through Manhattan's Chinatown.
Free!

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Feb 16

Armor Week Family Workshop: Armored Dwellings

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Using natural and recycled materials, jewels and metallic paints, build and decorate your dwelling, then illuminate it with miniature LED lights.

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Kids

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Feb 17

Lunar New Year Celebration

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we ring in the Lunar New Year with a day of performances, demonstrations, dancing and refreshments!
Free!

Feb 17

Armor Week Family Workshop: Stained-Glass Gems

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Using foil tape and jewel-toned plastics and paints, build a beautiful sun-catcher or candle holder that will help your home feel a little like a medieval castle.

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Kids

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Feb 18

Armor Week Family Workshop: Entertaining the Court

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Make garments and protective armor made from fabric, foil, sequins, and natural materials.

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Kids

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Feb 20

Lunar New Year at the Queens Zoo

at Queens Zoo

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The WCS's Queens Zoo is celebrating the Year of the Monkey with special Lunar New Year zodiac scavenger hunts, calligraphy, theatrical performances, crafts, and more!

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Feb 20

Armor Day

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Try on armor, watch fencing and archery demonstrations, enjoy roaming minstrels, and immerse yourself altogether in the knightly world.
Free!

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Sunday, February 21, 2016

Feb 21

Lunar New Year at the Queens Zoo

at Queens Zoo

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The WCS's Queens Zoo is celebrating the Year of the Monkey with special Lunar New Year zodiac scavenger hunts, calligraphy, theatrical performances, crafts, and more!

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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Feb 27

Lunar New Year at the Prospect Park Zoo

at Prospect Park Zoo (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
The WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Prospect Park Zoo is celebrating the Year of the Monkey with special activities to ring in the Lunar New Year.

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Sunday, February 28, 2016

Feb 28

Lunar New Year at the Prospect Park Zoo

at Prospect Park Zoo (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
The WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Prospect Park Zoo is celebrating the Year of the Monkey with special activities to ring in the Lunar New Year.

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

Jun 12

14th Annual Drums Along the Hudson

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Lotus Music and Dance for this annual Multicultural Celebration and Native American Festival.
Free!

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