NY1 IN THE COMMUNITY

Spectrum News NY1 is invested in reporting the stories that matter to you, because we live and work in the same community. Participating in events throughout the five boroughs and meeting our viewers is one of our favorite parts of what we do.

LOOK FOR US AT OUR NEXT EVENT...

NYC WINTER LANTERN FESTIVAL

More than 1,000 lanterns are on display at this dazzling holiday celebration. As a sponsor, NY1 will join attendees for a special night. More info to come!

  • November 29, 2019 - January 12, 2020
  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden
    1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301
Lantern festival
Lantern festival
Lantern festival

PAST EVENTS

THE VILLAGE HALLOWEEN PARADE

Tens of thousands of people marched in the Village Halloween Parade this year, with many more enjoying the spectacle, and NY1 is the only one who brought it to you live! In addition to our annual telecast featuring NY1 anchors and reporters in Broadway’s "Beetlejuice" costumes, the #NY1Boo Crew handed out candy and other treats to attendees.

HALLOWEEN CELEBRATIONS IN OTHER BOO-ROUGHS

NY1 partnered with local businesses to host neighborhood Halloween celebrations throughout the city. Attendees enjoyed family friendly activities and the #NY1Boo Crew was there to join in on the fun.

Ho’Brah’s Staten Island Halloween Festival
Ho’Brah,
412 Forest Avenue

Staten Island Halloween NY1

Ho’Brah’s Brooklyn Halloween Festival
Ho’Brah,
8618 3rd Avenue

Brooklyn Halloween NY1

Forest Hills Halloween Festival
Maspeth Federal Savings,
101-09 Metropolitan Ave

Queens Halloween NY1

THE ONLY IN QUEENS SUMMER FESTIVAL

On Sunday, June 23, NY1 sponsored the Only in Queens Summer Festival in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Rocco Vertuccio and Shannan Ferry joined the residents of the World's Borough, who enjoyed great food from the Queens International Night Market and family friendly activities ahead of the SummerStage concert.

only in queens 1
only in queens 2

THE MERMAID PARADE

On Saturday, June 22, NY1 was a co-presenting sponsor of the 37th annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island. Frank DiLella, Stephanie Simon and Dean Meminger joined 800,000+ attendees in experiencing the largest art parade in the country.

mermaid parade 1
mermaid parade 3
mermaid parade 2
mermaid parade 4

 

 

THE DANCE PARADE

On Saturday, May 18, NY1 and Noticias had the honor of being the presenting sponsor of the 13th Annual Dance Parade in Manhattan. Roger Clark and Ruschell Boone joined 105,000 attendees who enjoyed watching 10,000+ dancers, DJs and musicians demonstrate 100+ unique styles of dance.

dance challenge 3
dance challenge 1
Instagram/@missrebeccalynn
dance challenge 4
dance challenge 2