Art, Sports, Live Entertainment and More
Experience autumn in the world's greatest city, and experience the city's world-class attractions. From world-class sports to live entertainment to innovative art, no stay in Manhattan is complete without attending these essential fall events in New York City.
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TSC 2016 New York City Marathon
November 6th, 2016
This year's NYC Marathon starts in Staten Island and winds through Brooklyn, Queens, and The Bronx before finally ending in Manhattan. Nearly 50,000 runners participated last year, and this year will be just as huge. Staying at WJ Hotel puts you within walking distance of the finale in Central Park and the Manhattan leg of the course, which passes through the Upper East Side. View the course map and pick your spot for the city's 26.2-mile block party.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
November 24th, 2016
The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade passes just blocks from WJ Hotel. The route begins along Central Park West and 77th Avenue, then moves south along 6th Avenue before finally ending at Macy's, the world's largest department store. The parade begins at 9 am, so make sure to wake up early to grab your spot along the route.
The pinnacle of the art world, New York has several world-class museums featuring art from across the world and across eras. At The MOMA, their 1960-1969 collection features the innovative art of the 1960s. On October 7th, The Guggenheim debuts their latest exhibition, focusing on Agnes Martin. Starting October 28th, The Whitney looks at the history of cinematic art in Dreamlands.
November 25th to December 31st, 2016
An annual tradition, The New York City Ballet's production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker is a must-see in the NYC arts scene. First premiered in 1954, the long-running production is the crown jewel in the New York City Ballet's season. Be transported by Tschaikovsky’s famous score in this quintessential Christmas celebration.
Hockey and Football Season
September 2016 to April 2017
With two professional hockey and football teams, along with streets and avenues of sports bars, New York is one of the best sports cities in the country. Come to the iconic Madison Square Garden to watch The New York Rangers when their season begins in October. The New York Islanders have a new home, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, which is just a quick ride from the Times Square subway station. Meanwhile, MetLife Stadium hosts The Giants and The Jets. If you're not a New York sports fan, there are plenty of bars geared toward teams from both coasts and inbetween.