If you’re visiting New York in November, pack an umbrella, and dress in layers, but don’t let the weather stop you from enjoying all New York has to offer. There are still plenty of food tours to take in, so you can sample the popular foods different neighborhoods are known for. Or spend a day taking a stroll through central park, where the fall foliage makes the setting that much more beautiful.
The New York Comedy Festival is back, bigger and bolder, stretching over ten days to fill the Big Apple with laughter. The 2023 lineup is a roster of rib-tickling royalty, featuring Bill Burr, Margaret Cho, Anthony Jeselnik, and Conan O'Brian, just to kick things off, and followed by dozens more comedians. Don't forget the 17th Annual Stand Up For Heroes event in support of veterans, where comedy legends like Jimmy Carr, Ronny Chieng, Tracy Morgan, and Jon Stewart will be cracking jokes and dropping truth for a great cause. Ticket prices vary per show.
The 2023 TCS New York City Marathon is an event that takes runners on a path throughout the five boroughs of New York. Last year, 47,839 individuals from 131 countries completed the 26.2 miles. Although registration has already closed for 2023, runners can earn a spot in 2024 by completing nine qualifying races, volunteering at one qualifying opportunity, and becoming an NYRR member. Not a runner? Line the streets and cheer on the participants as they race by. More information on the route, race day and how to volunteer can be found online.
Hosted by the New York Marriott Marquis, WhiskeyFest New York will take place on November 9th. Whiskey enthusiasts will have the chance to try some of the best whiskies and attend master classes on the History of Heaven Hill Distillery and Fuji Whisky – Our 50-Year Journey from the Peak of Mt. Fuji To Your Glass. Some of this year’s notable whiskies include Ardbeg, Balcones Distilling, Bernheim Barrel Proof, Elijah Craig Barrel Proof, and lots more. General admission is $295 - VIP admission is $375.
Located at the Metropolitan Pavilion, The Renegade Craft Fair is the perfect opportunity to shop from 180+ artists. This fair displays some of the best artists-made gifts, creative small bizz goods, and handmade items that make the perfect gift. Be sure to check back for the 2023 curated artist lineup, food + drink offerings and more.
Billy Joel remains a captivating and talented live performer, but his career is winding down. The singer-songwriter is wrapping up a run of 150 shows at Madison Sqaure Garden in 2024, capping an impressive sold-out residency of 10 years. Whether you catch the Piano Man in New York or on the road, you're sure to hear hits like "You May Be Right" and "Movin' Out."
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade returns for the 97th time to transfix you with its grandeur. The parade lineup includes their signature giant balloons, marching bands, stilt walkers, Broadway performances, cheerleaders, show-stopping floats and guest stars. Drop in to view the celebratory spectacle along the traditional 2.5-mile route stretching from the Upper West Side to Midtown for free.