Sunday, February 5th (12pm): Lunar New Year Parade & Festival

The Chinese New Year kicked off at the end of January and it is the year of the rooster! New York will be celebrating in grandeur style by hosting a colorful and energetic parade in China town. If you want to catch a glimpse of the action, the best viewing locations are by either East Broadway or Grand Street.

betterchinatown.com/upcoming-events/

 

 

Thursday, February 9th-16th: New York Fashion Week

Twice a year, NYFW graces the streets of NYC and fills the city with endless shows and events. This year it starts on February 9th and runs until February 16th. The full lineup is available on the official website via the Master Schedule. The site also has a list of events open to the public.

fashionweekonline.com/new-york/tickets

 

 

Saturday, February 11th: Central Park Ice Festival

The 6th annual ice festival will be held at Central Park’s Naumburg Bandshell. Stop by to witness ice-carving artists transform sold blocks of ice into breathtaking replicas of the park’s famous statues. Get your cameras ready because this art event is worth capturing.

http://www.centralparknyc.org/events/individual-events/ice-festival-2017.html

 

Saturday, February 18th: NYBG, The Orchid Show

Escape from the drib drab winter blues into a wonderful world of color at the New York Botanical Garden as they host their 15th annual orchid show. The space will be transformed into a lush tropical garden with a rainbow of orchids. After viewing the beautiful blooms during the day, you can stick around in the evening for cocktails alongside Thai music & dance.

http://www.nybg.org/exhibitions/2017/orchid-show/