NYC Weekend Guide February 11 – 12, 2017

ice carving

This weekend offers a surprising number of fun things to see and do in NYC. From ice festivals to museum exhibits to sports events, there’s plenty for everyone this weekend here in the Big Apple. Here’s a quick look at just some of this weekend’s top events and activities.


The Brooklyn Academy of Music and WNYC will present their fourth annual celebration of all things radio this weekend. The event offers live tapings of NPR shows, comedy shows, political talk and much more. Head over to the Brooklyn Academy of Music at 30 Lafayette Avenue in Brooklyn for a great time!

Central Park Conservancy Ice Festival

A chilly winter weekend offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy the annual Central Park Conservancy Ice Festival, featuring professional ice carving and great music. Takes place at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park starting at 3PM this Saturday. No cost to show up, so get in the winter spirit and have some fun!

New York Road Runners Millrose Games

This Saturday features one of the world’s premier indoor track meets at the Fort Washington Avenue Armory at 216 Fort Washington Avenue in Upper Manhattan. Hosted by the New York Road Runners, this event is a must for those interested in seeing some of the world’s elite track and field athletes compete.

By the People: Designing a Better America

Hosted by the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum 2 East 91st Street in Manhattan, this fascinating exhibit offers a look at more than 60 design projects from all across the United States. A must for those interested in design, this exhibit is not to be missed!

Bloody Valentine Weekend

Need something fun and unique to do with your significant other this Valentine’s Day weekend? Head on over to the Blood Manor haunted house at 163 Varick Street in Manhattan for a good scare! More information can be found at www.bloodmanor.com.

Explore the City’s Galleries and Contemporary Art Museums

This weekend offers the perfect opportunity to explore New York City’s rich collection of art galleries and contemporary art museums. The Chelsea gallery district and the Lower East Side are home to dozens of acclaimed art galleries to discover while just a few of the city’s top contemporary art museums and institutions worth a visit include the Whitney Museum of American Art, the FusionArts Museum, the New Museum, Dia: Chelsea and many others!