It should come as no surprise that the city that never sleeps is a flurry of exciting festivals and events even during the dead of winter. Whether you’re a NYC native or winter visitor, here are six of New York City’s hottest winter events. And to get you to any or all of these events, leave the driving to GroundLink. Our drivers are here to provide safe, reliable, first-class door-to-door service from the office, airport, or your home. Visit groundlink.com to make your reservation in advance, or use the GroundLink app to request a Ride Now ® ride where we will be there in minutes to take you where you need to go!
New York Boat Show, January 25-29
Whether you’re shopping for a new boat or just curious to see the latest nautical gadgets and boating designs, you’ll enjoy this five-day convention. Held at the Javits Center, the New York Boat Show features a variety of yachts, sailboats, and boating accessories. For more details visit nyboatshow.com.
Winter Jam in Central Park, January 28
This free winter festival, hosted by the NYC Parks & Rec Department, gives New Yorkers of all ages a reminder of just how much fun snow can be. Snow making machines transform the heart of Central Park into a winter wonderland where festival goers can sled, snowboard, skate, snowshoe, and more. Or just come and enjoy the scene with some hot chocolate and delicious delights from the Taste NY Winter Market. Learn more at nycgovparks.org.
Restaurant Week, January 23–February 10
For foodies, NYC Restaurant Week is a fantastic event to affordably enjoy a NYC fine dining experience. This semi-annual event offers gourmet, 3-course $29 lunch and $42 dinner menus at over 350 participating NYC restaurants. Reservations are required. Visit nycgo.com/restaurant-week for participating restaurants.
Many of the fashion industry’s top designers reveal their latest creations during New York Fashion Week, making it one of the most popular industry events of the year. Visit nyfw.com for details on designers, fashion show schedules and venues.
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, February 11, 13 & 14
For dog lovers, the 141st Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is a must attend event. Held at both Madison Square Garden and Piers 92/94, the show hosts 3,000 dogs representing hundreds of breeds and varieties (including seven new ones this year). Pooches are primped and prepped to compete in agility challenges and the chance to take home the highly-coveted title of Best of Breed. For more details visit westminsterkennelclub.org
Valentine’s Day, February 14
Valentine’s Day is celebrated in a big way in countries around the world. In NYC, with its many highly rated restaurants, artistic venues and romantic settings, you’re never at a loss for ways to express your amore. And of course, what better way to transport yourself and your loved one to your Valentine’s Day locale than with GroundLink.
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