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While In New York City

Coming to New York City for the 144th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show? There are many "bucket list" stops to make while in the NYC for Westminster Week. Check back as we continue to build a listing of popular sights, other dog shows, art exhibits, writing seminars and more…

SIGHTS

  • One World Trade Center Observatory gives you stunning views of ever-changing New York City. In less than 60 seconds you’ll go from Floor 1 to Floor 102, where you will get an entirely new perspective on the city. The spire of this magnificent building will shine in Westminster purple and gold. 
     
  • The Empire State Building, located in the center of Midtown Manhattan, our 86th and 102nd floor observatories provide unforgettable 360° views of New York City and beyond. Whether you’re in town for a week or a day, no visit to NYC is complete without experiencing the top of the Empire State Building.
     
  • The World’s Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden opened at its current location in 1968 and holds as many as 20,789 people. You can check out other sporting events and shows taking place at The World’s Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden.

EVENTS

SPECIALTIES

There are many Specialty Dog Shows being held in NY prior to Westminster Week. These shows generally attract large numbers of entries. 

  • Friday, February 7th

  • Saturday, February 8th

    • Location: Rye Brook, NY. Winter Garden Specialties
      • Hudson English Setter Club Specialty
      • Gordon Setter Club of America Specialty
      • Irish Setter Club of Long Island Specialty
      • Long Island German Shorthaired Pointer Specialty
      • Dachshund Association of Long Island
      • Doberman Pinscher Club of Tappan Zee Specialties
         
    • Location: New York, New York 
      • New York's Hotel Pennsylvania
        • American Chinese Crested Club
        • Boston Terrier Club of New York
        • Chihuahua Club of Greater New York
        • Empire Miniature Pinscher Club of Greater New York
        • French Bulldog Club of America
        • Greater New York Havanese Club
        • Metropolitan New York Shih Tzu Fanciers
        • Meadowlands Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club
        • Pekingese Club of New Jersey
      • The Wyndham New Yorker
    • Location: Bay Shore, New York
  • Sunday, February 9th 

    • Location: Rye Brook, NY. Winter Garden Specialties
      • English Setter Association of America Specialty
      • Eastern Irish Setter Association Specialty
      • Gordon Setter Club of America Specialty
      • Long island Doberman Pinscher Club Specialty 
      • Sleepy Hollow German Shorthaired Pointer Club
    • Location: New York, New York 

 

 

 

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