Unsilent Night 2013: The NYC Holiday Tradition Continues

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Each December for the past two decades, composer Phil Kline has led a march of merrymakers from the West Village to the East, in what has become one of NYC’s favorite holiday traditions – Unsilent Night. Now in its 22nd year, Unsilent Night returns in all of its family-friendly musical magic this Saturday, December 14, starting at 6:45 p.m. in Washington Square Park.

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Today

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The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a world-wide symbol of the holidays in New York City. This year, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be lit for the first time on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 7pm – 9pm. The Tree will remain lit and can be viewed until 11pm on January 7th, 2014.

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Concierto de Los Enamorados – Enrique Iglesias & Friends

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The King of Latin Pop, Enrique Iglesias, will be performing at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, February 15, 8pm. Tickets for the Lovers’ Concert are on sale now and are expected to sell out.

Enrique Iglesias is a Spanish-American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. Iglesias started his career in the mid-1990s and soon became one of the biggest stars in Latin America and the Hispanic Market. Iglesias has sold over 100 million units worldwide, making him one of the best selling Spanish language artists of all time.

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Kid Friendly: Mexico’s Dia de los Muertos at El Museo del Barrio

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On Saturday, October 19, celebrate Mexico’s beloved 3,000 year-old tradition that remembers friends and family members who have passed away at El Museo del Barrio. Join the celebration by adding your own offering to El Museo’s altars and enjoying the colorful procession around the Harlem Meer, storytelling, face painting and dance performances. 11am – 5pm. Free admission.

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Randall’s Island Fall Festival (kid friendly)

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The kid friendly Randall’s Island Fall Festival is taking place on Saturday, October 5, at the Urban Farm. Join the festivities as attendees hunt for pumpkins, enjoy apple cider demonstrations and tastings, participate in arts and crafts activities, and get their faces painted. 

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Marc Anthony at the Barclays Center – Valentine’s Day Weekend

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Marc Anthony — the top selling tropical salsa artist of all time — will be performing at the Barclays Center on Saturday, February 15, 2014, 8pm (Valentine’s Day weekend). The two-time Grammy and three-time Latin Grammy winner has sold more than 12 million albums worldwide. Avoid ticket hikes by purchasing ticket(s) today.

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Labor Day Weekend: Fool’s Gold Presents Day Off at Williamsburg Park

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Fool’s Gold presents Day Off at Williamsburg Park on Monday, September 2. This high energy (18+ crowd) event will exhibit a dj set by Unibros, and performances by Run the Jewels, A$AP Ferg, Migos and other special guests. Time: 2pm – 10pm. Location: 50 Kent Ave BK. Free.

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Labor Day Weekend: Brazilian Day Festival 2013 (Free)

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If you’re in NYC during Labor Day Weekend, join thousands of Brazilians as they celebrate Brazilian independence and culture on Sunday, September 1. Brazilian Day NYC is the largest Brazilian celebration in the United States. The festivities begin at 10am and will take place in Little Brazil, Sixth Ave between 42nd and 56th Streets, and 46th Street between Madison and Seventh Avenues.

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Labor Day Weekend: Electric Zoo Festival at Randall’s Island

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Randall’s Island Park is being transformed into an electronic playground during Labor Day Weekend, August 30 – September 2. E-Zoo is an annual electronic music festival that represents all genres of electronic music and brings together DJs and live acts from around the world. It’s one of those events every New Yorker should experience at least once in their lifetime.

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Labor Day Weekend: 13th Annual International Salsa Dance Festival Featuring the 2nd Annual Bachata Festival

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Join hundreds of salsa and bachata dancers as they take the stage for their annual extravaganza: The International Salsa & Bachata Festival. The festival will take place between August 28 – September 2 at the Hilton New York, located on 1335 Avenue of the Americas. Tickets are on sale now.

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