December 20, 2019
Friday

Headliners

7:00 pmNew York Rangers vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Madison Square Garden. NHL Hockey Game. 212-465-6073
7:00 pmNew Jersey Devils vs. Washington Capitals Prudential Center. NHL Hockey Game. 800-NJ-DEVIL

Festivals

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10:00 pm
Bank of America Winter Village - The Lodge at Bryant Park Bryant Park. Winter Village's rinkside bar and food hall. The Lodge features a festive cocktail bar surrounded by a full range of eateries...
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10:00 pm
Holiday Lights The Bronx Zoo. Animal lanterns, animated sculptures, and colorful designs will light your way throughout the park. Also enjoy the roaming...
9:00 pmPuss N Boots Christmas Extravaganza Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Holiday concert live.

The Arts

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10:00 pm
Madame Tussauds New York Madame Tussauds New York. Participate in the action. Mix Music with R&B Megastar Usher, Sing for Simon on American Idol (R)... 800-246-8872
11:00 am-
4:00 pm
Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey The Jewish Museum. The acclaimed permanent exhibition tells the unfolding story of Jewish culture and identity through 800... 212-423-3337
2:00 pmThe Gazillion Bubble Show New World Stages - Stage 2. Off-Broadway performance.
2:00 pmNew York Philharmonic: Harry Bicket & Louise Alder - Handel's Messiah David Geffen Hall. Classical concert.
7:00 pmBig Apple Circus - Celebrate! Damrosch Park. Founded in 1977, this interactive one-ring circus is performed under a Big Top Tent and features clowns, acrobats... 800-922-3772
7:00 pmTony n' Tina's Wedding Vinnie Black's Colliseum at the Edison Hotel. This long-running interactive mock wedding exploits the stereotype of... 212-352-3101
7:00 pmThe Hip Hop Nutcracker Prudential Hall. Ballet theatrical performance.
7:00 pmMetropolitan Opera: Der Rosenkavalier Metropolitan Opera House. Soprano Camilla Nylund is the worldly Marschallin, with the mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kozena as her exuberant...
7:00 pmThe Inheritance: The Play - Part 1 The Barrymore Theater. Broadway theatrical performance.
7:00 pmThe Slackers Webster Hall. Alternative music performance.
7:00 pmYara Arts Group (NYC) & Nova Opera (Kyiv) in "Opera GAZ" La Mama. Live performances and traditional instruments are combined with electronic music to present the story of an explosion... 212-475-6474
7:00 pmThe Half-Life of Marie Curie Minetta Lane Theater. Musical theatrical performance.
7:00 pmI Don't Know - An Ozzy Tribute The Chance Theater, Poughkeepsie. Live concert performance.
7:00 pmLatina Christmas Special The SoHo Playhouse. An American comedy of Latina proportions! Bursting with laughs, more laughs, music and escandalo (scandal), Latina...
7:30 pmHarry Potter and The Cursed Child - Part 2 Lyric Theatre. Broadway performance.
7:30 pmKevin Devine Bowery Ballroom. Pop / rock performance.
7:30 pmLove Actually - The Unauthorized Musical Parody The Theater Center. Musical theatrical performance.
7:30 pmHouston Ballet: The Nutcracker New York City Center. Ballet theatrical performance.
7:30 pmGreater Clements Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. Off-Broadway theatrical performance.
8:00 pmChicago - The Musical Ambassador Theatre. This Tony-Award winning musical tells a story of two showgirls who kill their lovers and how their smooth lawyer propels...
8:00 pmThe Lion King Minskoff Theatre. Disney's Tony Award winning musical about Simba, a young cub, and his journey from childhood to adulthood and eventually...
8:00 pmJersey Boys New World Stages - Stage 1. A new Broadway musical based on the life story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio...
8:00 pmWicked Gershwin Theatre. Opened on Broadway in 2003, The story of two girls born in the Land of Oz. One has green skin as is fiery and misunderstood... 212-307-4100
8:00 pmStomp Orpheum Theatre. This international percussion ensemble used everyday objects to create amazing sounds and rhythms. Listing may not include...
8:00 pmStomp Orpheum Theatre. This international percussion ensemble used everyday objects to create amazing sounds and rhythms.
8:00 pmA Christmas Carol Bergen Performing Arts Center, Englewood. Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol story with its simple message of selfless giving. ...
8:00 pmTrans-Siberian Orchestra Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale. Winter Tour 2011.
8:00 pmBlue Man Group Astor Place Theatre. Opened on Boradway in 1991. Three enigmatic bald and blue characters who take the audience through a multi-sensory... 800-BLUE-MAN
8:00 pmRockStarsNYC Polly Esther's NY. The newest Off-Broadway Theater event to stage dive into the intensified rock concert experience combining... 212-714-ROCK
8:00 pmMiracle On 34th Street The Argyle Theatre at Babylon Village. Musical theatrical performance.
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10:00 pm
Flanagan's Wake Mr. Dennehy's. Comical interactive Irish wake. Much of the play's hilarious detail is created as the cast and audience interact... 212-868-4444
8:00 pmThe Book of Mormon Eugene O'Neill Theatre. Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical! A hilarious Broadway musical about a pair of mismatched... 212-239-6200
8:00 pmAladdin New Amsterdam Theatre. Aladdin frees a genie from a lamp, he finds his wishes granted. However, he soon finds that the evil has other plans for...
8:00 pmHamilton Richard Rodgers Theatre. A musical story about the life and very interesting times of Alexander Hamilton.
8:00 pmWaitress Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Based on the 2007 film of the same name, this follows the story of Jenna who is a pregnant waitress trapped in an abusive...
8:00 pmNew York City Ballet: The Nutcracker David H. Koch Theater. Celebrate the joy and wonder of the holidays with George Balanchine's The Nutcracker as Tschaikovsky's iconic score...
8:00 pmCome From Away Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. In a heartbeat, 38 planes with 6,579 passengers were stranded in a remote town in Newfoundland. The locals opened...
8:00 pmGettin' The Band Back Together Belasco Theatre. Mitch Papadopolous always dreamed of being the next Bruce Springsteen, but he chose security over stardom and left those...
8:00 pmDisney Frozen - The Broadway Musical St. James Theater. Follow the adventures of Anna and Elsa live on stage as Disney brings their hit movie to the stage on Broadway...
8:00 pmMean Girls August Wilson Theatre. Tina Fey brings the popular movie about the pitfalls of being popular to stage in this musical adaptation...
8:00 pmBeetlejuice - The Musical Winter Garden Theatre. Alex Timbers, director of Moulin Rouge, brings Tim Burton's film to the stage. Follow the story of Lydia Deetz, the...
8:00 pmTootsie - The Musical Marquis Theatre. This Broadway adaptation of the hit movie from the 80's stars Tony nominee Santino Fontana as an actor who will do anything...
8:00 pmTo Kill A Mockingbird Shubert Theatre. A stage adapation of Harper Lee's beloved novel.
8:00 pmOklahoma! Circle in the Square Theatre. Broadway performance.
8:00 pmMoulin Rouge - The Musical Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Broadway performance.
8:00 pmAin't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations Imperial Theatre. Broadway performance.
8:00 pmThe Phantom Of The Opera Majestic Theatre. Broadway performance.
8:00 pmThe Lion King Minskoff Theatre. Broadway performance.
8:00 pmDear Evan Hansen Music Box Theater. Broadway performance.
8:00 pmThe Play That Goes Wrong New World Stages - Stage 4. Broadway performance.
8:00 pmHadestown Walter Kerr Theater. Broadway performance.
8:00 pmThe New York Pops Isaac Stern Auditorium. Classical concert.
8:00 pmCyrano Daryl Roth Theatre. Broadway theatrical performance.
8:00 pmThe Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical Longacre Theatre. Broadway theatrical performance.
8:00 pmA Christmas Carol Lyceum Theatre. Broadway theatrical performance.
8:00 pmMsTrial New World Stages - Stage 5. John Paris, an internationally renowned trial lawyer, and Karen Lukoff, his associate, spend a drunken night...
8:00 pmSamantha Fish & Nicholas David PlayStation Theater. Jazz / blues concert performance.
8:00 pmFiddler On The Roof (A Fidler Afn Dakh) Stage 42. The story centers on Tevye, the father of five daughters, and his attempts to maintain his family and religious traditions while outside...
8:00 pmSlava's Snowshow Stephen Sondheim Theatre. A celebration of clowns who are celebrating the winter and snow.
8:00 pmASAP Ferg Terminal 5. Rap / hip hop music performance.
8:00 pmThe Tenors Town Hall Theatre. Classical concert.
8:00 pmLittle Shop of Horrors Westside Theatre - Upstairs. This Broadway smash is a story about a man-eating plant named Audrey and the people who care for her...
8:00 pmJagged Little Pill Broadhurst Theatre. The story of the Healy family, the picture of perfection on the outside, while anything but behind closed doors, featuring...
8:00 pmWest Side Story Broadway Theatre. The classic tale of star-crossed lovers on the gang-filled streets of New York City in the 1950's.
8:00 pmDavid Byrne's American Utopia Millennium Hotel Hudson Theatre. David Byrne shares the spotlight with a diverse ensemble of 11 musical artists from around the globe...
8:00 pmJudgment Day - Play The Seventh Regiment Armory. Musical theatrical performance.
8:00 pmFreestyle Love Supreme Booth Theatre. Broadway theatrical performance.
8:00 pmDerren Brown: Secret Cort Theatre. Broadway theatrical performance.
8:00 pmCirque Du Soleil - Twas The Night Before Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. Cirque Du Soleil theatrical performance.
8:00 pmSlave Play John Golden Theatre. Broadway theatrical performance.
8:00 pmThe Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays Neil Simon Theatre. Broadway theatrical performance.
8:00 pmRock Of Ages New World Stages - Stage 3. Off-Broadway theatrical performance.
8:00 pmThe Sound Inside Studio 54. Broadway theatrical performance.
8:00 pmAbsurd Person Singular The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row. Off-Broadway theatrical performance.
8:00 pmTINA - The Tina Turner Musical Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Broadway theatrical performance.
8:00 pmThe Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking New World Stages. Off-Broadway theatrical performance.
8:00 pmThe Great Divorce Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row. Off-Broadway theatrical performance.
8:00 pmHarry Connick Jr. - A Celebration of Cole Porter Nederlander Theatre. Live concert performance.
8:00 pmKai Cash SOB's - Sounds of Brazil. Rap / hip hop music performance.
8:15 pmA Musical About Star Wars St. Luke's Theatre. Off-Broadway theatrical performance.
8:30 pmRebirth Brass Band Brooklyn Bowl. Jazz / blues concert performance.
8:30 pmOz Noy, John Pattitucci & Keith Carlock Iridium Jazz Club and Restaurant. Jazz / blues concert performance.
10:00 pmRadio City Christmas Spectacular Radio City Music Hall. This annual show has been a welcome tradition since 1933. The show entertains audiences of over 1 million... 212-247-4777
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11:30 pm
Too Much Light Makes the Baby go Blind Kraine Theater. Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind is the New York Neo-Futurists, the wildly prolific writers/directors/performers... 212-352-3101
Big Apple Circus - Celebrate! Damrosch Park. Founded in 1977, this interactive one-ring circus is performed under a Big Top Tent and features clowns, acrobats... 800-922-3772
Radio City Christmas Spectacular Radio City Music Hall. This annual show has been a welcome tradition since 1933. The show entertains audiences of over 1 million... 212-247-4777
here: remembering 9/11 Ground Zero. "here: remembering 9/11" features a selection of photographs from the "here is new york: a democracy of photographs" exhibition...

Retail Events

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8:00 pm
Holiday Market at Columbus Circle Columbus Circle. Gift ideas including imported and handmade holiday ornaments and decorations, antique prints, fine art, toys for the kids...
11:00 am-
8:00 pm
Bank of America Winter Village - Holiday Shops at Bryant Park Bryant Park. The Holiday Shops include more than 170 boutique-like shops offering exquisite gift ideas from distinctive apparel to jewelry...
11:00 am-
8:00 pm
Uniion Square Holiday Market Union Square Park South. An internationally renowed holiday tradition for anyone looking to find unique gifts created by local craftsmen...

Sports

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10:00 pm
Bank of America Winter Village - The Rink at Bryant Park Bryant Park. The Rink is the centerpiece of Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park. The 170' x 100' rink features free admission ice skating...
7:00 pmNew York Rangers vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Madison Square Garden. NHL Hockey Game. 212-465-6073
7:00 pmNew Jersey Devils vs. Washington Capitals Prudential Center. NHL Hockey Game. 800-NJ-DEVIL
7:45 pmWWE: Smackdown Barclays Center, Brooklyn. Featuring a double main event when Randy Orton & AJ Styles take on Jinder Mahal & Kevin Owens, plus Shinsuke Nakamura...

For Children

10:00 amPaddington Gets In A Jam The DR2 Theatre. Childrens' / Familiy theater performance.
3:30 pmGlobal Story Hour Mercy Corps Action Center. Global Story Hour focuses on books on diverse countries and cultures that promote inclusive behavior... 212-537-0511

Community

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3:00 pm
Ground Zero Museum Workshop "Images & Artifacts from the Recovery" Ground Zero Museum. 5-star rated exhibit displays 100 of Gary Marlon Suson's most notable photographs as well as artifacts... 212-920-4264
5:30 pm-
6:30 pm
OSLIC Voice Spa Oslic Voice Spa. Learn to use a voice that seduces and words that charm from certified OSLIC Instructors. Get what you need just using your speech...
7:30 pmChris Tomlin Beacon Theatre. Religious concert performance.
New York Pole Dancing New York Pole Dancing, White Plains. Intro to Pole Dancing classes. Also $5, $10, & $20 class packages available. Classes... 917-628-7449
Made on Staten Island Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island. Made on Staten Island presents a wide variety of objects crafted and produced on the... 718-351-1611
Toys! Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island. The exhibition features more than 200 of the best-loved and most fondly remembered... 718-351-1611

Health & Fitness

6:00 pm-
8:00 pm
Capoeira Angola Martial Arts Class Park51 Community Center. With origins in central Africa, this is a powerful Afro-Brazilian martial art that was once outlawed in Brazil...

Miscellaneous

10:00 amSopranos Sites Tour On Location Tours. See the shootings from the hit show on a bus tour through Sopranoland. Over 40 locations on the tour, including... 212-209-3370
11:00 amNew York TV & Movie Tour On Location Tours. Lights, Camera, Action! Take a bus tour to the sites of your favorite movies and TV shows. Over 40 sites from... 212-209-3370
11:00 amSex & the City Hotspots Tour On Location Tours. Follow in the footsteps of Carrie & Co. as they conquer New York City! See where they drank, shopped and gossip... 212-209-3370
12:00 pmGossip Girl Sites Tour On Location Tours. Experience a day in the life of Manhattan's Elite on the tour of Gossip Girl Sites. More than 40 locations that... 212-209-3370
12:00 pmCentral Park TV & Movie Sites Tour On Location Tours. Take Two! on a trip through Central Park. Over 40 locations on the tour, including locations from Enchanted... 212-209-3370
3:00 pmSex & the City Hotspots Tour On Location Tours. Follow in the footsteps of Carrie & Co. as they conquer New York City! See where they drank, shopped and gossip... 212-209-3370
5:30 pm-
11:30 pm
Past Rock Star Silkscreen Exhibit Providence. George H. Potter's current exhibition is a tribute series honoring the legendary entertainers who recorded landmark albums there...
8:00 pmMarky Ramone's Blitzkrieg & Greg Hetson - Ramones Tribute The Gramercy Theater. Live concert performance.
10:00 pmOn The Roof Dream Hotel. Live concert performance.
11:55 pmGO 90s: The Fresh Kids of Bel-Air & My2000s With TRL Le Poisson Rouge. Live concert performance.

Dining Specials

11:30 amAloha Fridays Roy's New York, Manhattan. Every Friday after is Aloha Friday at Roy's New York. Wear your favorite Hawaiian shirt and receive 10% off your...

Nightlife

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6:00 am
Rapt Vitality Lounge. Located inside the Vitality Lounge, Rapt is an after-hours drum'n'bass, jungle, hip hop club featuring guest... 212-358-9822
5:00 pm-
12:00 am
Salsa Groove SOB's - Sounds of Brazil. An after work happy hour Salsa Party. It's the only Salsa party happening on Friday nights so we get a diverse vibrant...
5:00 pm-
4:00 am
Indulge Afterwork Fridays Vesta. Network & socialize with mature professionals after a long work week for an evening of food, drinks, dancing and fun at this... 212-629-1786
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10:00 pm
Satisfaction Afterwork Fridays Elevate NYC. DJay Gus of Scratch Academy spinning R&B/HipHop/Top 40/Reggae/Latin/Old School. Midtown's # 1 Happy Hour Dance... 347-788-9817
5:30 pm-
7:30 pm
Lew Anderson All-American Big Band Birdland Jazz Club. On Fridays enjoy the big sound of Lew Anderson's All American Big Band.
7:30 pmNational Comedy Theatre Improv National Comedy Theatre. Nationally acclaimed improv comedy show that is appropriate for all audiences. Similar in style to Drew Carey's...
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9:30 pm
Chicago City Limits Broadway Comedy Club. New York's legendary improv. group, Chicago City Limits is better then ever after winning back-to-back... 212-888-5233
9:00 pmI Need A Drink Fun. Bring in the weekend with the dynamic Drum & Bass stylings of David 'Swingsett' of ISM Records. The crowd is a rare cross-section of the real...
9:00 pmKaraoke at Rubber Monkey Rubber Monkey. Karaoke set-up in the Performance Lounge, with a mix of R&B, hip-hop and house going on down below.
9:00 pm-
12:00 am
Steamy Sultry Salsa Social Lorenz Latin Dance Studio, Queens. NYC's hotest Salsa Dance Party. Every Friday night from 9:00-12:00 am; very well attended; all ages...
9:00 pm-
2:30 am
Live Funk/R&B at Club Groove Club Groove. Features live music seven nights a week.
9:45 pmNational Comedy Theatre Improv National Comedy Theatre. Nationally acclaimed improv comedy show that is appropriate for all audiences. Similar in style to Drew Carey's...
10:00 pmStand Up Comedy Broadway Comedy Club. Every night The Broadway Comedy Club features comics who have appeared on Letterman, The Tonight Show... 212-757-2323
10:00 pmComedy Showcase New York Comedy Club. Comics at the New York Comedy Club have appeared on the Tonight Show, Letterman, MTV, Comedy Central... 212-696-5233
10:00 pmLate Night Party Vesta. Open bar for ladies 10:30-11:30pm. Ladies free till midnight, Men free till 11:30pm. Reduced after on guestlist. Music... 212-629-1786
10:00 pm-
2:00 am
Rock & Roll Dueling Piano Show Sweet Caroline's Dueling Piano Bar. All request sing a long featuring your favorite Rock & Roll Hits. Popular requests include... 212-977-3884
10:00 pm-
4:00 am
The Royale Rumble The Royale, Brooklyn. Resident DJs Kevlar and Rabbi D bring an eclectic mix of classic Hip Hop, R&B, Uptempo World Jams, Nu-Wave/Old School...
10:00 pm-
4:00 am
Ladies Night Fridays The Village Pourhouse. Ladies drink for 1/2 price every Friday from 10pm-close only at The Village Pourhouse... 212-979-BEER
11:00 pmStand Up Comedy Broadway Comedy Club. Every night The Broadway Comedy Club features comics who have appeared on Letterman, The Tonight Show... 212-757-2323
11:45 pmComedy Showcase New York Comedy Club. Comics at the New York Comedy Club have appeared on the Tonight Show, Letterman, MTV, Comedy Central... 212-696-5233
12:00 am-
4:00 am
Manhattan Haitian Dance Party SOB's - Sounds of Brazil. Featuring the music of Haitian culture called Konpa. It is an infectious mid-tempo Caribbean sound that is danced...
Full Frontal Fridays at SBNY SBNY Splash Bar New York. World Class Circuit DJ's will be in each week from 10pm until 5am.
Blues, Jazz, & Rock Jazz, Blues & Rock Club Crawl in Greenwich Village. Call for reservations & meeting place. $20 includes admission to all clubs (1... 212-696-6617
All the Drag with the Asian Dragdolls Lucky Cheng's. Witty drag queens from New York team up with Asian "dragdolls" from Singapore, Japan, India, China, Hawaii, Indonesia... 212-861-2438
Drink, Dine, Dance Club Tuts. Drink, Dine, Dance and Smike Hookah every Friday and Saturday. Featuring DJ Amir, Belly Dancer, Club Dancer and Psychic... 212-961-7507