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The 2012 AKC (American Kennel Club) Meet the Breeds event, will feature over 200 breeds of Cats and Dogs. The event which is in its forth year will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on October 20-21. Get your tickets today!
Summer time in NYC is filled with a number of street fairs and festivals. Each festivity has it’s own special offerings that include live entertainment, ethnic street foods and shops that carry unique goods. Make sure to mark your calendar so that you don’t miss out on all the fun.
New York City has plenty to offer throughout the entire year and in summer there are a number of beaches that provide a ton of summer fun, from The Bronx to Staten Island. Each beach has its own personality that makes it special to NYC. Surfing, Concerts and Amusement parks are some of the things that you expect to find at New York City beaches.
The NYC street fair season is officially underway as the warmer temperatures hit the city. Here’s your chance to sample delicious street food, shop for bargains, get chair massages and take in live entertainment. Just like the great city of New York, there is something for everyone at the street fair.
The 30th anniversary of the Mermaid Parade at Coney Island will take place on Saturday June 23. The parade is the nation’s largest art parade and one of New York City’s greatest summer events. The Mermaid Parade pays homage to Coney Island’s forgotten Mardi Gras in a wonderful and wacky event that is unique to Coney Island. If you’ve never been to Coney Island, this is an event that you do not want to miss.
The Big Apple Circus features some of the most exciting circus artists from around the world. Under the Big Top, there is no bad seat in the house as the entire audience is no further than 50 feet from the ring. Cunningham Park in Queens will be home to the Big Apple Circus from May 22 – June 17. Get ready for a singing Ringmistress, audacious acrobats, jugglers, balancing acts, trapeze flyers, and a host of super talented circus animals.
Broadway’s most popular new show, “Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark” is daring, ground-breaking and truly spectacular. The Broadway production has earned rave reviews and a large part of it’s success is due to first-time Broadway composers and U2 band member’s Bono and The Edge.
There are a number of different Firework displays that take place in New York City each year. One of the biggest and most spectacular fireworks in NYC, take place on the July 4th, courtesy of Macy’s. For 36 year’s, Macy’s has been lighting up New York Sky’s with their Independance Day celebration that is televised all over the world. This year, the fireworks will be set off on the Hudson River between 18th and 48th streets.
The New York International Auto Show was a great opportunity to see some of the best automobiles in the world under one roof. The show featured top luxury cars from auto makers that include, Ferrari, Bugatti, Porsche, Rolls Royce, Lotus, Lomborghini, BMW, McClaren, Mercedes and more… There were concepts cars and many electric cars that gave us a glimpse into what we can expect in the future .
The Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival took place on April 8. This annual New York City tradition goes back to the mid-1800′s when the social elite would parade their new fashions down Fifth Avenue after attending Easter services in one of the Fifth Avenue churches. Unlike most parade’s in the city, this one is unorganized and it suits it very well. There were no barricades that stopped the crowd from getting into the action with all of the participants. Those who like to be seen where seen and it was a lot of fun for all.