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.

Dec
18

Museums & Galleries
Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol

the Morgan's annual tradition features Scrooge in 2018

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Dec
18

Museums & Galleries
Fabric in Fashion

The Museum at FIT’s newest exhibition gets down to the nitty-gritty of fashion, delving deep into the role of textiles.

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Dec
18

Other Theater
Yeti, Set, Snow!

This must-see marionette show celebrates the winter season.

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Dec
18

Museums & Galleries
Posing Modernity

This exhibition explores the representation of the African-American figure in art.

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Dec
18

Other Theater
The Hard Nut

Playful, modernized reimagining of The Nutcracker.

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Dec
18

Outdoors & Recreation
Winter Lantern Festival

This outdoor holiday festival features more than 40 installments of lights and lanterns.

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Dec
19

Attractions
Afternoon Guided Tours of Richmond Town

Guided tours of the grounds of Staten Island’s Historic Richmond Town.

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Dec
21

Music
Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes with The David Johansen Band

Spend an evening with two rock and roll legends.

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Dec
22

Sports
Premier Boxing Champions

Three big fights take place at Barclays Center.

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Dec
22

Family
The Dark Side of the Moon at Staten Island Children’s Museum

Learn about lunar phases and their significance at this family-friendly workshop.

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Dec
23

Shopping
Grand Holiday Bazaar

Over six Sundays between Thanksgiving and the New Year, the Upper West Side’s Grand Bazaar is transformed into a holiday market.

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Dec
23

Other Theater
Vicky Simegiatos Dance Company presents The Nutcracker

Enjoy the classic Christmas ballet of toy soldiers, sugar plum fairies and an army of mice.

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