With the turn of the new year comes an endlessly exciting calendar of winter happenings, the majority of which take place annually and get better and better with age. From jazz marathons and dining bonanzas to sleepovers in both hotels and museums, our official January agenda is full of winter wonderland-inspired activities tailored to any age and taste. Bundle up and go forth.
WINTER JAZZFEST 2017 | 1/5 – 1/10 | Various Locations
Premier musicians from around the globe will gather in the city that never sleeps to share the soul and rhythm that make up today’s jazz scene. Headliners include Andrew Cyrille, Marc Ribot & The Young Philadelphians, The Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Sullivan Fortner, and many more.
NYC HOTEL WEEK | 1/6 – 1/15 | Various Locations
From Williamsburg to Times Square and every pocket in between, NYC Hotel Week offers unreal nightly rates to both visitors and locals for a week of staycationing and vacationing suited to any taste or whim. Participating hotels include The James New York, The Maritime Hotel, McCarren Hotel & Pool, and Gansevoort Meatpacking and Park Avenue, to name a select few.
NYBG HOLIDAY TRAIN SHOW | Through 1/16 | New York Botanical Garden
The holiday spirit lives on at NYBG’s annual train show, sprawled across a landscape of 150 awe-inspiring model landmarks inside the Enid A. Haupt Observatory. Bring the kids (and your inner kid too).
A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM SLEEPOVER | 1/27 | Museum of Natural History
Calling all history fanatics ages 6 to 13: the sleepover of your wildest (and most cinematic) dreams is nigh. Gear up for an evening of live animal exhibitions, volcanos, and interactive history lessons in your very own Night at the Museum-inspired sleepover at the Museum of Natural History.
WINTER RESTAURANT WEEK | 1/23 – 2/10 | Various Locations
It’s the event we’ve all been waiting for: prix fixe menus at astoundingly reasonable price tags from some of the city’s most revered dining destinations. The official list of participating restaurants will be available on January 9th, 2017.
BROADWAY WEEK | 1/17 – 2/5 | Various Locations
Broadway buffs rejoice: two-for-one tickets are coming your way. Choose from the hottest shows of the season and reap twice the reward throughout two weeks of unlimited theatergoing madness.
Images via Time Out New York, Blouin Artinfo, Crain’s 5 Boros, Twinavi.jp, and Blue Fin
Contact your LIVunLtd concierge to book any of the above experiences this January.