Winter Jazzfest

Winter Jazzfest
January 13-17
Various Locations in Greenwich Village, Manhattan
winterjazzfest.com

Voted number one jazz festival in North America by critics in JazzTimes, this annual event started in 2005 as a one-night endeavor but has grown into a four-day extravaganza that showcases over 100 acts. Start the new year on the right note by making a stop in the Village this month and reconnecting with one of the city’s most celebrated traditions.

 

 

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 20: Mayor of New York Bill de Blasio (R) and wife Chirlane McCray attend the 28th annual Brooklyn tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House on January 20, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/WireImage)

NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 20: Mayor of New York Bill de Blasio (R) and wife Chirlane McCray attend the 28th annual Brooklyn tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House on January 20, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/WireImage)

Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 18
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn
bam.org/program

He had a dream and he devoted his life to it. Join artists, activists, civic leaders, and community members as they remember and commemorate the vision of Martin Luther King Jr. with a full day of programming at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. For even more inspiration, BAMcafé offers a complete weekend line-up of music events.

 

 

NYC restaurant week

NYC Restaurant Week
Begins January 18
Check for list of participating restaurants
nycgo.com/restaurant-week

They’re almost here. We mean, of course, the gourmet $25 lunches and $38 dinners at your favorite restaurants that accompany New York’s Restaurant Week. Join the celebration of the glorious prix fixe menu—that means your choice of appetizer, entrée, and dessert—by making a reservation today.

 

 

Winter Jam

Winter Jam
January 23
Central Park at 72nd Street, Manhattan
nycgovparks.org/highlights/festivals/winter-jam

There’s no need to travel far for winter sports when Winter Jam brings the sports to you. Take the whole family to the Central Park Bandshell Area for a day of snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, and sledding on freshly blown snow on site. You’ll even find free on-site rentals. Then, warm up with a steaming cup of hot chocolate.

 

 

Pinot Days

Pinot Days
January 23
City Winery, Manhattan
pinotdays.com

New York Pinot Days is an exclusive event open to the first 1,000 attendees, and it features pinot producers from California, Oregon, and New Zealand—over 30 winery participants in total. Reserve a spot for the Grand Festival or upgrade to the VIP option, which includes a tasting and a wine seminar. If you’re a wine connoisseur, this is a day not to miss.

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