The Big Apple’s Big Draw: NYC in February
Even though the holidays are over, New York City still shines with things to do in the short, gray days of February. As spring peeks around the corner, the City unveils some of its best entertainment. Bundle up, because with this list you’ll want to be out and about in the urban winter wonderland.
Must-See Shows and Concerts
February is filled with incredible performances to chase away the winter blues. Radio City Music Hall hosts the Lunar New Year celebrations with dazzling spectacles. Catch a Broadway show like Hadestown or The Lion King – who says the theater is only for summer? Music legends like Billy Joel and Boyz II Men take the stage for unforgettable concerts at St. George Theatre. For classical music, the New York Philharmonic and Metropolitan Opera deliver stunning symphonies and operas.
Exciting Tours and Activities
If you want to experience the quintessential New York City, hop on one of the many excellent tours.
For pop culture fans, TV and movie tours of sites from favorites like Friends and Marvel movies are can’t-miss. Or see the urban jungle up close with a bicycle tour through Central Park and along the waterfronts. If you visit in mid-February, celebrate Chinese New Year with parades and festivals in Chinatown.
The annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show also returns this month to crown Best in Show. Hordes of dogs like poodles, retrievers, and terriers compete at Madison Square Garden. For fashionistas, New York Fashion Week streams the hottest catwalk shows to kick off the global fashion calendar.
Bundle up and brace for the cold at America’s most exciting winter destination. February in New York City promises unbeatable entertainment, tours, and events that heat up the town despite the icy weather.