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
24

Music
Harlem Jazz & Music Festival

Celebrate at this eight-day long series of events, featuring jazz, blues and hip-hop performances from local talent.

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Aug
25

Off-Broadway
#DateMe: An OKCupid Experiment

Comedy based in the world of online dating.

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Aug
25

Off-Broadway
A Musical About Star Wars

Two Star Wars superfans create a musical about their favorite sci-fi movie franchise.

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Aug
25

Off-Broadway
L.O.V.E.R

In this bold one-woman show, writer-star Lois Robbins shares her personal experiences with love, sex and relationships.

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Aug
25

Off-Broadway
The Office! A Musical Parody

Clock back in at Dunder Mifflin for a hilarious unauthorized spoof of the hit NBC sitcom The Office.

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Aug
25

Off-Broadway
Life Sucks

Playwright Aaron Posner skewers Anton Chekhov’s classic drama Uncle Vanya.

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Aug
27

Off-Broadway
American Moor

A solo show on race and Shakespeare told through an audition for Othello.

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Aug
29

Concerts
Rockin' the River Music Cruises

These sunset cruises on the Hudson River offer spectacular views and live music.

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Sep
4

Off-Broadway
runboyrun & In Old Age

Two plays presented as one night of theater, runboyrun and In Old Age follow a Nigerian-American couple haunted by the past and unsure of the future.

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Sep
5

Museums & Galleries
Forms Larger and Bolder: Eva Hesse Drawings

Exhibition of 70 drawings by American artist Eva Hesse.

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Sep
5

Museums & Galleries
French Fashion

Garments by Coco Chanel and Jeanne Lanvin, two of many French women leading fashion houses during World War I, make US debut

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Sep
6

Broadway
Derren Brown: Secret

Illusionist Derren Brown brings his mind-blowing act to Broadway.

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