What to do in Tribeca (TRIangle BElow CAnal Street)
The trendy neighborhood of Tribeca lies on the lower West Side of Manhattan. Once the industrial heart of the city, Tribeca's factories and unique cast iron fronted warehouses have been converted to spacious lofts, apartments and condos. Wondering what to do in Tribeca during your next trip to New York City? Tribeca now boasts many famous residents as well as many upscale restaurants and art galleries. Tribeca is conveniently located close to the financial district and many unique neighborhoods such as SoHo, Little Italy, and Chinatown. With its trendy art scene, unique restaurants and boutiques, and some of the city's top real estate, Tribeca is a place worth exploring.
Explore our favorite things to do in Tribeca below, and book your trip to Sheraton Tribeca New York Hotel today.
|TRIBECA Performing Arts Center
Tribeca Performing Arts Center is the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan dedicated to identifying, supporting and presenting established and emerging artists in a variety of disciplines, including music, dance and children’s theatre to the diverse Metropolitan audience.
|New York Academy of Art
The New York Academy of Art is a graduate school that combines intensive technical training in the fine arts with active critical discourse. The Academy serves as a creative and intellectual center for all artists dedicated to highly skilled, conceptually aware figurative and representational art.
The Canal Room is a well-known music venue located in Tribeca and was formerly known as "Shine". It specializes in cover bands and accommodates approximately 450 people.
|Washington Market Park
Washington Market Park is Tribeca’s neighborhood park for relaxing, playing with the kids and visiting with friends. The park includes a basketball court and tennis court, a community garden and a gazebo for hosting events and parties. The park is open daily from 7 a.m. to dusk.
|Trapeze School of New York
Trapeze School New York is dedicated to making flying trapeze available to anyone who seeks inspiration, challenge, fitness or just a couple hours of unique fun. Our mission every day is to create a safe, fun, challenging environment where our students strive to surpass limitations and more richly enjoy their lives.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum (branded as 9/11 Memorial and 9/11 Memorial Museum) is the principal memorial and museum commemorating the September 11 attacks of 2001. The memorial is located at the World Trade Center site, on the former location of the Twin Towers, which were destroyed during the attacks.
|Hudson River Park
Hudson River Park is a waterside park on the Hudson River that extends from 59th Street south to Battery Park. Bicycle and pedestrian paths, including the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway, span the park north to south, opening up the waterfront for recreational use. The park includes tennis and soccer fields, batting cages, children's playground, dog run, and many other features.
Franklin is one of Tribeca's characteristic cobblestone streets lined with converted warehouses. On Franklin, you'll see art galleries, antique stores, and bars.
When you've had enough of Manhattan's skyscrapers and bustling crowds, head to Greenwich Village and enjoy a quieter, calmer atmosphere. Enjoy the early-19th-century historic town houses that line the side of Independence Plaza and explore the many independently owned shops, restaurants and secret gardens nestled between townhouses.
The streets of Chinatown are great for wandering. Explore the local stores selling Asian goods and groceries and stop in to try some of the best restaurants specializing in Dim Sum and Cantonese cuisine.
Expanding about 4 city blocks, check out the many Italian restaurants, imported Italian grocery stores and the old St. Patrick's Cathedral. Make sure to experience Little Italy during the San Gennaro festival every September.