It may be the coldest time of year, but January boasts numerous events that make braving the blistery temperatures well worth it! In fact you won’t have to face the cold if you choose not to. There’s a lot to do inside, and of course there’s always shopping to be done and Broadway shows to be seen! The after holiday sales and discounted Broadway tickets make January a great time to visit New York for those on a budget after the holidays.
Here are some of the city’s can’t miss events this month!
New York National Boat Show – January 1-5, 2014
It might be snowy outside and the water may be freezing, but you can daydream of balmy summer temperatures at the annual New York National Boat Show. See the latest and greatest boats and on the water accessories as well as contests and giveaways. For more information, visit http://www.nyboatshow.com.
Three Kings Day Parade – January 4, 2014
This is a great event to bring the kids. Celebrating the last official day of the Christmas season also known as the 12th day of Christmas, spectators can witness live camels, sheep, colorful puppets, floats and dancers! The parade will take place on Third Ave. between 106th & 116th Streets from 11:00am to 12:30pm and is free for the public. For more information, visit http://www.elmuseo.org/3k2014/
Annual Winter Antiques Show – January 24 – February 2, 2014
The most prestigious antiques show in the country! Hosted in the Park Avenue Amory it celebrates its 60th year and features the “best of the best” through the 1960’s from over 70 exhibitors. Whether you’re in the mood to just browse or are on the hunt for that special piece, this is an event antique lovers won’t want to miss! For more information, visit http://www.winterantiquesshow.com.