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  • Popular Events and Festivals of New York


    New York is the epitome of diverse cultures, this city is one of the prominent global centers of music, fashion and technology. It is a popular state in Northeastern region of the United States and is counted among the world’ most influential cities. Brimming with large skylines, dominated by the Empire State Buildings, this city houses some of the biggest and most popular festivals and events of the region. With countless festivals and events, at times it gets difficult to choose from. Not to worry, below mentioned are some of the prominent ones that takes the cake.

    New York Boat Show

    Those who want to see the latest of boats and shopping equipments, they should definitely check out the New York Boat Show. Here you will get to see diverse kind of fishing boats, kayak and various equipments. This event is held in January and every year  tens of thousands of people flock to this event.


    Empire-state-winter-games-new-yorkEmpire State Winter Games

    Witness the Empire State Winter Games that is patterned after the Olympics. Held annually in the Lake Placid in the month of February, most of the events of these games take place at the venues of 1980 Winter Olympics. Some of the prominent events of these games include Alpine Skiing, snowboarding, ski jumping and many more.


    Westminster Dog ShowWestminster Dog Show

    Check out the Westminster Dog Show that is held in February every year. This show takes place at Madison Square Garden and here dogs are rated upon their breed, color, hygiene, style. The judges on the show rate some of the famous dogs, retrievers, terriers, bulldogs, Saint Bernards and poodles on this show. Come along with your kids to see these dogs fighting for the top slot.

    st_patricks_day_paradeSt. Patrick’s Day Parade

    Known as one of the oldest and largest parades of the city, St. Patrick’s Day Parade is one of the popular events of this place. This parade celebrates Irish culture and the Catholic faith. Being held first on March 17, 1762, the parade usually begins at 11 am and it is led by the members of the National Guard’s 69 th Infantry Regiment that is better known as the “Fighting 69 th”.

    Those who have already started making plans to visit this city, make sure you book your tickets well in advance. By booking your flights tickets early, you get the chance of booking cheap flights to New York and economical vacation packages.