Guide to Valentine’s Day in NYC

nycgo.com staff

Still searching for Valentine’s Day plans? We’ve got you covered with many options including concerts, romantic spas and, of course, plenty of dining suggestions. Read on for more ideas.

Classic NYC Romance

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Indulge

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Chinatown Dining

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Chinatown Dining

Eat your way through Manhattan’s Chinatown at these restaurants.

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Free Bar Food

Skip the Chocolate and Flowers

Best Madison Avenue Boutiques

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Best Madison Avenue Boutiques

With stores like Ralph Lauren, Barneys and Tom Ford, Madison Avenue is a prime shopping destination in NYC.

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Wooster Street Shopping

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Wooster Street Shopping

This Soho street is full of swank, independent boutiques.

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Essential Soho Shops

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Essential Soho Shops

Here’s our guide to the best shops to visit right now in Soho.

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OK, Chocolate and Flowers

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Slice of Brooklyn Chocolate Tour

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Starbright Floral Design

Starbright is an anchor of the flower district, but it’s less of a florist’s shop than a full-blown garden emporium, selling shrubs, outdoor plants from fruit trees to bamboo, indoor tropical plants and, of course, flowers.

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Jacques Torres Chocolate—DUMBO

Formerly an award-winning pastry chef at renowned NYC restaurant Le Cirque, the self-proclaimed “Mr. Chocolate” has whipped up a sweet paradise for cocoa bean lovers at his eponymous shops.

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Things to Do

Jun
1

LGBTQ
Visual Impact: On Art, AIDS and Activism

The NYC AIDS Memorial and the NYC Department of Transportation’s Art Program commemorate WorldPride and Stonewall 50 with an educational installation featuring the sobering work of eight artists, including Keith Haring and Catherine Opie. View the exhibit on Greenwich Avenue, adjacent to the NYC AIDS Memorial Park between West 12th Street and Seventh Avenue.

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion

Retrospective of legendary Space Age fashion designer.

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Apollo 11

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Intrepid Museum Celebrates Apollo

summer long celebration of Apollo 11

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Jul
21

LGBTQ
Poet of the Body: New York's Walt Whitman

"Poet of the Body: New York's Whitman" is a free exhibit at The Grolier Club that celebrates the 200th birthday of the luminary poet Walt Whitman. The exhibit has multiple editions of his famous tome "Leaves of Grass" along with personal items of Whitman's, like the author's pen. Visitors can also take a virtual walk in Whitman's shoes via an interactive 3D stroll down Broadway in the mid-1800s.

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Jul
21

Arts & Culture
Beyond the Streets

Contemporary art installation in Williamsburg focused on graffiti and street art.

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Audubon Mural Project

Murals in Harlem honoring John James Audubon shine a light on endangered birds.

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Salvation by the Sea

This exhibit examines Coney Island’s role in providing a new life for European immigrants.

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Jul
21

Outdoors & Recreation
Ozy Fest

An eclectic two-day festival in Central Park of music, comedy, culture and political conversations.

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Leonardo da Vinci’s St. Jerome

Loan of unfinished painting from legendary artist by Vatican Museums.

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Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Treasures from Chatsworth: The Exhibition

, museum-style exhibition will feature 43 works from the fabled Devonshire Collection at Chatsworth House displayed in a ground-breaking exhibition created by David Korins – set designer for Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen, among many other celebrated projects. Following Sotheby’s award-winning video series about the collection, the exhibition will allow visitors the opportunity to experience a curated selection of masterworks firsthand in our reimagined New York galleries.

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Anti-Valentine's Day

Jun
1

LGBTQ
Visual Impact: On Art, AIDS and Activism

The NYC AIDS Memorial and the NYC Department of Transportation’s Art Program commemorate WorldPride and Stonewall 50 with an educational installation featuring the sobering work of eight artists, including Keith Haring and Catherine Opie. View the exhibit on Greenwich Avenue, adjacent to the NYC AIDS Memorial Park between West 12th Street and Seventh Avenue.

More Info
Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion

Retrospective of legendary Space Age fashion designer.

More Info
Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

More Info
Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Apollo 11

More Info
Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Intrepid Museum Celebrates Apollo

summer long celebration of Apollo 11

More Info
Jul
21

LGBTQ
Poet of the Body: New York's Walt Whitman

"Poet of the Body: New York's Whitman" is a free exhibit at The Grolier Club that celebrates the 200th birthday of the luminary poet Walt Whitman. The exhibit has multiple editions of his famous tome "Leaves of Grass" along with personal items of Whitman's, like the author's pen. Visitors can also take a virtual walk in Whitman's shoes via an interactive 3D stroll down Broadway in the mid-1800s.

More Info
Jul
21

Arts & Culture
Beyond the Streets

Contemporary art installation in Williamsburg focused on graffiti and street art.

More Info
Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Audubon Mural Project

Murals in Harlem honoring John James Audubon shine a light on endangered birds.

More Info
Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Salvation by the Sea

This exhibit examines Coney Island’s role in providing a new life for European immigrants.

More Info
Jul
21

Outdoors & Recreation
Ozy Fest

An eclectic two-day festival in Central Park of music, comedy, culture and political conversations.

More Info
Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Leonardo da Vinci’s St. Jerome

Loan of unfinished painting from legendary artist by Vatican Museums.

More Info
Jul
21

Museums & Galleries
Treasures from Chatsworth: The Exhibition

, museum-style exhibition will feature 43 works from the fabled Devonshire Collection at Chatsworth House displayed in a ground-breaking exhibition created by David Korins – set designer for Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen, among many other celebrated projects. Following Sotheby’s award-winning video series about the collection, the exhibition will allow visitors the opportunity to experience a curated selection of masterworks firsthand in our reimagined New York galleries.

More Info

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