Things to Do in New York - events, tours, Broadway, attractions and more
New York Online is a web-based travel guide and an online store for all your NYC travel needs. Learn about things to do in New York, see our calendar of events and buy online everything for your trip to New York City. Choose from a variety of sightseeing tours, buy tickets to a Broadway show, enjoy an evening at The Metropolitan Opera, book a helicopter tour over Manhattan or a dinner cruise, spend a day shopping or take a day trip from New York City to Washington DC, Boston or Niagara Falls.
The Phantom of the Opera
The longest-running show on Broadway!
NYC Events 2019
Sports, concerts, Broadway, theater and more.
Concerts in New York
NYC 2019 concert schedule.
New York Explorer Pass
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Broadway this summer
Top 5 shows we at New York Online recommend.
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New York City Ballet
New season at New York City Ballet.
The New York Pass
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Lunch and dinner cruises
Enjoy great views and great food while cruising NYC's waterways!
All-American Broadway Musicals
Discover top 5 All-American shows.
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All Broadway shows
See the best of Broadway!
The Lion King
One of the most popular shows on Brodway.
New on Broadway!
14 Tony nominations!
Helicopter tours in New York
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New York museums
The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Guggenheim, American Museum of Natural History etc.
Come From Away
Best Musical winner all across North America!
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Chicago on Broadway
The sensational tale of sin, corruption and "all that jazz".
Things to see in New York — attractions
New York Online has recommendations and information about the most popular sights and attractions in New York, including Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, the Brooklyn Bridge, Flatiron building, Wall Street, Fifth Avenue, and Madison Avenue. If you plan to visit several attractions, consider buying one of the savings passes, such as CityPass or Freestyle Pass.
Cultural events in New York
New York City is home to many cultural events. Concerts take place at Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center, at CitiField and MetLife stadiums (MetLife is located in New Jersey). Schedule of concerts in New York. It is best to buy tickets for concerts in New York in advance.
No visit to New York is complete without seeing a show on Broadway. The Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, Chicago, Aladdin are Broadway classics. Moulin Rouge, Ain't Too Proud, and Be More Chill are some of the new shows opening on Broadway in 2019. See the list of 2019 Broadway shows and buy tickets online.
The season at The Metropolitan Opera in New York starts in late September and ends in May. The Metropolitan Opera, as always, has stunning performances for the current season. If you love opera, be sure to visit the magnificent MET opera house in New York. Repertory and tickets.
Don't miss events at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. Lincoln Center is home to the best of the performing arts - dance, music, films and much more. Musicians from all over the world come to Carnegie Hall. It is easy and convenient to buy tickets for events at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall online.
Museums in New York
The top museums in New York are The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Guggenheim Museum, American Museum of Natural History, Whitney Museum, and Frick Collection. In addition to the outstanding permanent collections at these museums, most museums in New York also feature temporary exhibitions. See the list of art exhibitions in the Calendar of Events section on our website.
We recommend visiting several museums in New York. Please read the short descriptions of each of the museums and visitors' reviews. An audio guide at the museum is always a good idea. Some museums have apps that can be downloaded before the trip, or you can rent an audio guide right in the museum.
Sports in New York
New York has several professional sports teams:
Basketball: New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets (NBA) and New York Liberty (WNBA)
Ice Hockey: New York Rangers and New York Islanders (NHL)
Baseball: New York Yankees and New York Mets (MLB)
American Football: New York Jets and New York Giants (NFL)
Soccer: New York Red Bulls and New York City FC (MLS)
See schedule of games and buy tickets for sports events in New York.
Sightseeing tours in New York
You might miss out on many interesting places or events in New York if you simply don't know about them! If this is your first trip to NYC, be sure to take a sightseeing tour. There are many options to choose from: a sightseeing tour of New York on a double-decker bus, a private guided tour, a tour of Brooklyn. See options and book tours in New York online.
If you didn't have a window seat on the plane to see the skyscrapers and Statue of Liberty on approach into New York, this can be easily fixed. There are excellent helicopter tours that will give you amazing views of the NYC skyline, take you over the Hudson, and past the Statue of Liberty.
Fall in love with New York City!
Fifth Avenue, Broadway theaters, Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden, Times Square, Manhattan skyline, 24-hour Apple Store, Tiffany, countless world-class shopping opportunities, 170 languages in one city, 25,000 restaurants of any cuisine, a cocktail at the rooftop bar, jazz, rock, pop, classical music at Carnegie Hall, galleries, exhibitions, flash mobs, Fashion Week, 7,000 tons of gold at the Federal Reserve Bank. And, if you leave the neon lights of Times Square behind, in an hour you can be on the beach with an endless strip of sand and the waves of the Atlantic Ocean.
Explore our New York Online website, plan your trip and get a taste of New York even before you set off on your exciting journey!