The month of love is almost here, and it’s going to be filled with major events. While chocolates, roses and romantic thoughts may be on the mind, New York is gearing up for some of its biggest events. This month will also make history as the Super Bowl touches down bringing fans from across the nation to cheer on America’s most beloved sport.
With a diverse roster of events set to take place this month; it’s the perfect time to visit the city that never sleeps!
Super Bowl XLVIII – February 2, 2014
Football’s biggest game touches down at MetLife Stadium for the first-ever cold weather outdoor championship. The two top professional teams will face off for the chance to wear the coveted ring won by the select few. Whether you are able to watch from the stand or from a sports bar, this is an experience you won’t want to miss while in New York. For more information, click here or visit www.nynjsuperbowl.com.
15th Annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival – February 2, 2014
New York is home to one of the world’s largest and most widely known Chinatowns outside of Asia. That means few cities do it better when it come to celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year. The celebrations will feature food vendors with traditional Chinese foods, colorful costumes and of course a whole lot of confetti!
For more information, visit betterchinatown.com
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week – February 6-13, 2014
New York is often considered the fashion capital of America, so it’s only fitting that one of the world’s largest fashion weeks takes place here every year. Previewing the upcoming fall season’s biggest fashions and trends designers and spectators from around the world come to the city to be a part of the magic that is New York Fashion Week. The city becomes all the more glamorous for the week with celebrities flocking to the shows and elite after parties popping up all over the city. For more information, visit www.mbfashionweek.com.
138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show – February 11-12, 2014
Once again the nation’s most prestigious dog show event will return to Madison Square Garden, directly across the street from New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania. Dubbed the second-longest continuously held sport in America, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will welcome a new event, the Agility Championship this year. For more information, click here or visit www.westminsterkennelclub.org.
Fourth Annual Good Spirits Festival – February 13, 2014
Enjoy an evening of alcohol and food pairings featuring Hudson Whiskey, Dutch’s Spirits and Greenhook Ginsmiths. Several of New York’s favorite restaurants and food artisans will take part in one of the most popular cures for cabin fever New York has to offer. The event will run from 6-9pm, at 82Mercer. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.ediblemanhattan.com.
New York City Beer Week – February 21 – March 2, 2014
Beer drinkers rejoice! The city’s best craft beers will be celebrated during the annual 10-day beer week! During beer week, those who love to sip a nice cold brew can revel in the variety of events taking place throughout the city including; festivals, tastings, menu pairings and beer dinners. Bringing together all 15 NYC craft breweries as well as nationally and internationally renowned breweries, there will be over 100 venues participating with more than 300 events taking place throughout the city. For more information on the events taking place, visit www.newyorkcitybrewersguild.com.