Winter Jam / Central Park
Location: Central Park - Bandshell area
Entrance via 72nd Street
Date: Saturday, February 1st, 2020
Hours: 11am to 3pm
Admission: Free of charge for all ages
It is an annual winter festival, to encourage New Yorkers to go out and enjoy the outdoors in the colder months, and tourists who want to enjoy the snow. In this festival participants (especially children) have the opportunity to use skis and snowboards in fresh snow within the city limits, during the event attendees learn to ride ski and use the snowboard. Even dogs have their own assigned area.
● In this area you will find: Snowfield, snowshoeing, open space for skiers and snowboarders, ice climbing.
● It is recommended to bring your own equipment, although some equipment will be supplied at no cost to the participants.
● All participants must sign an agreement before doing any of these activities.
● Participants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian present with an ID.
● Waiting lines for activities are subject to close early.
● For more information, call (212) 360-8216.
● Information point for those who wish to visit ski resorts in the state of New York.
Location: New York Subway
Date of the Event: Sunday 12 of January 2020
Since 10 years ago, the New York subway lines return to transport travelers without pants. About 4 thousand people joined this unique flashmob that was replicated in 59 cities, in 27 countries around the world, according to Improve Everywhere, an association that is responsible for commanding these urban interventions. Those who boarded the train in New York City the day of NO Pants on trains; they found themselves with tremendous spectacle: boys and girls walking without pants through the station like nothing. Many of them with a great sense of humor took to the streets without pants, covered only with coats and scarves, to celebrate the day of not wearing pants (No Pant’s Day). This celebration, which began in 2002 as a joke, is already a tradition that has spread to other cities around the world. Participants behave as if they do not know each other, and they all wear winter coats, hats, scarves and gloves. The only unusual thing is his lack of pants.
In 2006, the New York police arrested 8 citizens for wearing underwear in public. A month after their arrest, the court ruled in their favor because it is not illegal to wear only underwear in public in New York City.
The plan is to act naturally; Participants walk through the subway terminal and board the trains without revealing any clue of their mischief. It is impressive the numbers of participants who join each year to this call, No Pants Subway Ride.
The date of the subway journey without pants is made public every year in early December. If you are interested in attending future events in New York or anywhere else in the world, sign up for the mailing list on the following page http://improveverywhere.com/missions/the-no-pants-subway-ride/
Location: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Main Entrance: Avenida Eleventh on 35th Street.
Date: January 22th to 26th, 2020
Hours: Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - 12:00 m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Admission: Entrance fee
15 years or less: free if you are with an adult.
At the Jacov Javits Center, the event is held for sea lovers. The exhibition presents the latest types of boats and current fishing and diving trends. The exhibitors are in the category of sporting goods, equipment, boats, sports yachts. Activities are ideal for sharing with family; Besides attending exhibitions, can also go to talks and witness the races of boats. Young people can also enjoy local DJs, live artists, jazz, dance show marine.
If you are interested in learning what it takes to maintain, repair or upgrade your boat or engine, open hands-on professional advice. Free seminars cover a variety of topics, including demonstrations of boat and engine techniques and tools, and ends with question / answer sessions. Be sure to come with questions and projects to discuss and bring the know-how, confidence and inspiration to do it yourself.
Enjoy a Boating Simulator to test your sports navigation skills, practice basic maneuvers and improve your dexterity. Training options include maneuvers, docking and more. Instructors can adjust the direction and speed of the current and wind, and day / night settings to vary the degree of difficulty and challenge regardless of their skill level.
Let your children play and be creative in boatbuilding, give them the opportunity to create a nautical masterpiece, we supply you with pieces of wood, some glue and they put the imagination.
The schedule for this is:
Friday, 08.04: 30 p.m.
Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Winter Antiques Show
Location: Arsenal de Park Avenue on 67th street
Date: From January 24th to February 2nd, 2020
Opening night January 23rd, 2020
Admission: There will be a fee, includes catalog
The New York Winter Antiques Fair is held on Park Avenue, the fair is very prestigious among American collectors, offering all kinds of opportunities to collectors, design professionals and merchants, as well as buyers, to acquire pieces of exceptional collection, with its 75 exhibitors.
One third of the exhibitors at the Antiques Fair in New York are occupied by American specialists, while the rest are made up of European, English and Asian specialists. Visitors who attend this fair can find all kinds of items and pieces ranging from vases of ancient Rome to pieces of mid-century, with the guarantee of knowing that each and every one of the items have certificates of authenticity, date and conditions, by a committee of 160 experts from the United States and Europe.
Events: You can check out the different events and their hours by clicking here.
● All proceeds from tickets, parallel parties and other related events are donated to the East Side House Association to help poverty as philanthropic funds.
● Due to the large crowds in the hall on weekends, baby strollers are not permitted. This regulation protects the safety of the child.
● Disability access is through the Lexington Avenue entrance.
● For security reasons, it is necessary that the public's bags, backpacks, large bags, briefcases, tote bags are checked and any other items considered too large by the Security.
Event: Dr. Martin Luther King Parade
Location: Fifth Avenue between 61st and 86th Streets
Date: Monday, January 20th, 2020
Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American leader of civil rights. He is best known for his campaigns to end racial segregation in public transportation and racial equality in the United States.
Martin Luther King was a celebrated civil rights activist. Between 1950 and 1960, he promoted the idea of the struggle for freedom, justice and the dignity of all nationalities for nonviolent resistance. "Like anybody, I'd like to live a long life, longevity has its place, but I'm not worried about that now, I just want to do God's will." And He let me climb the mountain. But I want you to know tonight that we as a people will come to the Promised Land. "With these words, Dr. King Jr. built a crescendo of his final speech, Of April 1968. The next day, the civil rights leader was shot dead on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, and is remembered annually with a parade on Fifth Avenue in New York, but there are events throughout the Nation for being a federal holiday.
Visit the National Parks that are free on the weekend close to Monday that commemorates Martin Luther King's Day.
In Harlem different tours are organized, walking around the neighborhood remembering the history and the teachings of Dr. King, including musical events.
Starting point: In front of Gotham market
Schedule: January, February and March from Friday to Monday
Departure time: 7:30am
Duration: 12 hours
Maybe skiing and snowboarding in New York City is not the first idea you have when planning your trip. Escape this winter for a full day to experience a natural adventure at Hunter Mountain in the Castskills. Ideal for novice skiers and experts.
Start your trip from Midtown Manhattan, where there will be a bus waiting to go to Hunter Mountain. When you arrive at your destination, you will receive a ticket to enter all areas, ski boots or snowboards, ski lift, and a voucher for a hot drink.
Hunter Mountain has a variety of tracks from a gentle slope for beginners, occasional or ends with a slope of 488 meters for advanced terrain.
At the end the day you are taken and left back in Manhattan.
Tickets: Click here to check prices and availability. both print and electronic bonds are accepted. If you travel with a mobile device, simply show your photo identification and present your electronic voucher on your smartphone or digital tablet.