The Public – Under the Radar Festival January 4 – 22, 2023

The Public Theater’s UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL is a world-renowned international theater festival that shines a spotlight on new theater work from around the world.  19 Days at 6 venues featuring over 36 artists from 9 countries. Click here for info.
16th Annual 50 First Jokes January 6, 2023  
“50 Comics. One Mega Show. 1st New Joke of the New Year!” A mixture of established NYC comedians along with the best and brightest up-and-comers share the stage to present the 1st new joke they’ve written since The Ball dropped.  Click here for info and tickets.

Three Kings Day Parade & CelebrationJanuary 6, 2023

Returning once again to the streets of El Barrio (East Harlem), El Museo del Barrio is delighted to present the 46th Annual Three Kings Day Parade and Celebration on Friday, January 6, 2023, titled Entre Familia: Mental Health & Wellness of our Communities. Click here for info.

Winter Jazzfest

January 12 – 18, 2023 Over 500 musicians will grace the stage at 15 different venues across Manhattan and Brooklyn during Winter Jazzfest, a celebration of music. Big names and rising stars band together at this week-long festival to present the best of jazz and live musical performances. Click here for info & tickets.

Hong Kong Ballet | Romeo & Juliet – – January 13 – 14, 2023

Set in Hong Kong in the turbulent 1960s, Shakespeare’s timeless tale of star-crossed lovers is given a fresh and thought-provoking retelling in Septime Webre’s new Romeo + Juliet, for 2 days only at New York City Center.  Click here for info.

globalFEST at Lincoln Center’snewly opened Geffen Hall

January 15, 2023 For 20 years globalFEST has been opening minds and hearts to unexpected musical discoveries through their annual festival with artists like Angelique Kidjo, Red Baraat, Tanya Tagaq, and DakhaBrakha. Click here for info.

Squash Tournament of Champions January 16 – 26, 2023   For the 25th year, the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions will welcome all the world’s best squash players to the greatest building in the greatest city in the world.  Click here for info and tickets.

NYC Broadway WeekJanuary 17 – February 12, 2023 Tickets go on sale January 10, 2023

It’s actually Broadway Month, during which you can get 2-for-1 tickets to some of the best shows Broadway has to offer. Check back on January 10th when the shows will be announced and tickets can be purchased. Click here for info.

The Harlem Gospel Choir Matinee, January 16, 2023 Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Choir presents the finest singers and musicians from Harlem’s Black Churches and the New York/Tri-State area. The Harlem Gospel Choir’s songs of gospel and inspiration will touch the depths of your soul and lift your spirit.  Click here for info and tickets.

Winter Restaurant Week January 17 – February 12, 2023 Reservations start January 10th   NYC Restaurant Week, which like Broadway Week (see above) also lasts a month, is a semi-annual event that has taken place every summer and winter since 1982, with this year’s event counting over 600 participating restaurants.  Click here for info.
The Winter Show January 20 – 29, 2023

The Winter Show is the première art, antiques, and design fair in America, featuring many of the world’s top experts in the fine and decorative arts, and established as a benefit for East Side House Settlement, a community-based organization serving the Bronx and Northern Manhattan Click here for info.
Lunar (Chinese) New Year January 22, 2023   The Lunar New Year falls on Sunday, January 22nd. It’s the year of the rabbit, and those born in the year of the rabbit (1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011 & 2023) are said to be earnest and kind, according to   

The New York Boat Show January 25 – 29, 2023

Check out tons of boats in one place at The New York Boat Show! The world’s 1st and longest-running boat show will welcome thousands of visitors to the Jacob Javits Center for five days of summer dreaming, and fun for the whole family.Click here for info and tickets.