NYC Weekend Guide for May 13 – 14, 2017

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This Mother’s Day weekend offers plenty to see and do here in the Big Apple. From food festivals to art exhibits, there’s definitely something for everyone this weekend in NYC! Here’s a quick look at just a few things to see and do for the weekend of May 13 – 14, 2017.

Japan Day

A celebration of Japanese culture, Japan Day is always a blast! The event features origami and calligraphy lessons, face painting, food, music and more! Takes place this Sunday at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park. Visit for more information.

Gulliver’s Gate

This fun miniature model exhibit is now open in Times Square! See many of New York City’s and some of the world’s greatest landmarks – in miniature! Open daily from 9AM to 10PM at 216 West 44th Street in Manhattan.

Hester Street Fair

The Hester Street Fair, a popular flea market on Hester Street in the Lower East Side, continues this weekend. Featuring a rich variety of food and crafts vendors, the Hester Street Fair is always a fun time! Additional information can be found over at

Food Book Fair

Since 2012, the Food Book fair has blended the best of food and media. From food tastings to cookbook sales to film screenings and workshops, the Foodie Book Fair has something for everyone! Takes place at the Ace Hotel this weekend. Please visit for additional information and details about this fun and unique event!

Bronx Week

A tradition for more than four decades now, Bronx Week is a celebration of all things related to the Bronx. With live music, parades, festivals and much more, Bronx Week is always a fun and unforgettable time!

Madison Square Eats

Looking for a unique place for a Mother’s Day brunch? Head over to Madison Square Eats at Madison Square Park in Manhattan, a popular outdoor food fair that offers something for every taste! Please visit for more information.

Walk the High Line

For a fun and unique way to treat Mom this Mother’s Day, why not take a stroll along the High Line to enjoy its springtime greenery? The High Line affords spectacular views of the cityscape and offers a relaxing way to see the city from a unique perspective.