What to Do on Valentine's Day in New York City

nycgo.com staff

Ah, Valentine's Day. Whether you're in the mood to proclaim your undying love for that special someone or disclaim interest in ever dating again, there's a fun way for you to celebrate in New York City. Seriously—the five boroughs are big enough to accommodate both a romantic museum tour and a roach-naming at the zoo. Read on for some of our Valentine's Day picks. No need to send us flowers; knowing you'll have a great time is thanks enough.

Aug
18

Things to Do
Rockaway Beach Reopening

The Parks Department reopens Beach 96th to 98th streets this summer.

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Aug
18

Museums & Galleries
Mirror, Mirror

Solo photography exhibition from artist Ryan McGinley.

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Aug
18

Broadway
Straight White Men

Classic American father-son drama set on Christmas Eve.

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Aug
18

Broadway
Gettin' the Band Back Together

A musical about following your dreams and, well, getting the band back together.

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Aug
18

Arts & Culture
Warhol, Basquiat, Haring and More

The Peninsula hotel celebrates its 30-year anniversary with an exhibition of works by prominent artists from the 1980s.

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Aug
18

Off-Broadway
Smokey Joe’s Cafe

Broadway’s longest-running musical revue returns to the stage this fall.

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Aug
18

Off-Broadway
Trainspotting Live

Immersive, in-your-face production based on the novel and film.

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Aug
21

Film & TV
Tribeca Summer Series 2018

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Aug
29

Museums & Galleries
Donna Gottschalk: Brave, Beautiful Outlaws

A documentary photo exhibit on lesbians in the 1970s.

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Aug
31

Broadway
Bernhardt/Hamlet

UK actress Janet McTeer takes on the title role in this look at the legendary 19th-century actress Sarah Bernhardt and her greatest role.

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Aug
31

Film & TV
Fordham Road Film Festival

Films screen for free in the Bronx.

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Aug
31

Museums & Galleries
Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection

Drawing from its own collection, the Brooklyn Museum has assembled more than 100 works in various forms for this exhibition that has been organized through a feminist lens.

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