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Loews Regency New York

New York, NY

Annual Events

New York City Event Calendar

Ask any New Yorker and he or she will tell you that every season in the Big Apple has its own singular delights. And when you stay at Loews Regency Hotel, you’re always just steps away from being in the center of it all. Our New York City Event Calendar lists just some of the many exhilarating events you can enjoy during your stay with us. For more information, visit

Various Times Annually:


Walk or take a leisurely stroll down some of New York City's busiest avenues when there is a parade or Street Fair happening. (Yes, that means no cars.) Ask our concierge what might be happening when you are in town.


Twice a year New York offers affordable prix-fixe meals at the best NYC restaurants. Ask our concierge for help with the reservations as they have personal connections to all the hot spots in the city.

New York Fashion Week (February & September)

The semi-annual New York Fashion Week, branded Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, is held in February and September of each year, with most shows taking place at Lincoln Center. It is one of four major fashion weeks held around the world (along with those in Paris, London, and Milan).

Metropolitan Gala (May)

The Costume Institute Gala (or Costume Institute Ball), known as the Met Ball or Met Gala, is an annual ball that celebrates the annual opening of the Metropolitan Museum's fashion exhibit at the Costume Institute. The red carpet evening is hosted by Vogue Magazine and is regarded as one of the most high-profile social events in New York City.

Gay Pride (June)

Heritage of Pride, Inc hosts New York City’s Pride events in commemoration of the Stonewall Riots of 1969, the beginning of the modern Gay Rights movement. The centerpiece event—the Gay Pride Parade—makes its way south down Fifth Avenue and ends in Greenwich Village. 

Fourth of July Fireworks (July)

Macy’s always stages a show-stopping pyrotechnic show to celebrate our great country on Independence Day. Whether it is over the East River or the Hudson, this is a fireworks display that you will not want to miss.

United Nations General Assembly (September)

Every September, leaders of the world gather in the United Nations on the east side of Manhattan.

Feast of San Gennaro, Little Italy (September)

Every September, this week-and-a-half long event brings religious processions and colorful parades to the Little Italy neighborhood in downtown New York. And then there’s the food! Delicious food and free musical entertainment that reflects Italian-American culture and heritage are all part of the fun. The Feast brings the world to Little Italy and Little Italy to the world. (And don't forget to catch the cannoli-eating competition!)

New York's Village Halloween Parade (October)

In October, venture down to 6th Avenue from Spring to 21st Streets to see bands, hundreds of puppets, dancers and artists—plus thousands of other New Yorkers in costumes of their own creation—in the nation’s most wildly creative public participatory event.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (November)

For over 80 years every November, this world-famous parade starts at Central Park West and 77th Street and travels down through Manhattan to end at Macy's Department Store. Don't miss the giant character balloons; ornamental balloons; floats, marching bands, hundreds of clowns; and over a thousand dancers, cheerleaders, singers and performers; including a line-up of celebrity performers.

Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting (Wednesday after Thanksgiving)

Located just 10 blocks south of the Loews Regency Hotel is the tree the world waits to see lit on the Wednesday after Thanksgiving every year. Come and see the best performers of our time celebrate this grand moment of the holiday season.

New Year's Eve Ball Drop at Times Square (December)

Millions of people come to Times Square to celebrate the New Year in the middle of New York City.

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