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Spring is almost upon us, so it’s time to start planning your special events. New York has long been considered an exciting vacation spot thanks to all the amazing sights and exciting events available year round. The Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn is an excellent place to start your search when planning a trip for the family. There are so many different options to choose from that you are certain to find something for everyone.


You definitely want to make sure you are ready to entertain the kids on your trip. By picking the right event, you can be sure they will remember this vacation for a lifetime.

Disney on Ice

Running from 1/22/14 to 1/26/14

Who doesn’t love Disney? While the end of January isn’t exactly spring time, this event is definitely one you shouldn’t miss. Celebrating 100 Years of Magic, Disney on Ice will thrill your kids with characters from 18 memorable stories. In addition to the more recent blockbusters like Finding Nemo and The Incredibles, you can also indulge a few moments of nostalgia as you enjoy a blast from the past with Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, and Pinocchio. This is definitely a must-see ice skating spectacular that every family can enjoy.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Presents LEGENDS

Running from 2/20/14 to 3/2/14

The circus brings out the kid in all of us. Your children aren’t the only ones that would enjoy a trip to see The Greatest Show on Earth. Watch as the incredible performers present amazing feats of strength and daring high wire spectacles that will boggle the mind. In addition to the traditional animal shows, LEGENDS also attempts to bring such mythical creatures like unicorns and a Pegasus to life. Don’t miss out on your chance to entertain the whole family and provide memories for the years to come.


There are quite a few exciting concerts coming to the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn. With various genres to choose from, there is surely a concert for every member of your family.

Black Sabbath


This incredible rock band has been around for over 30 years and they still know how to put on a show. Having sold over 70 million albums worldwide, Black Sabbath is back and better than ever. This concert is set to honor their most recent album, the first in 35 years, 13. In addition to head banging classics, you can bet on hearing their most recent hits like “God is Dead” and “End of the Beginning”. Definitely not for small children, you and the hard rocking adults along for the ride can visit this one for a night to remember on your own..

BANGERZ TOUR – Miley Cyrus


The Miley Cyrus that is popular today is definitely nothing like the Hannah Montana little girls aspired to be like in the past. This is definitely not a show for small girls, but definitely one your teenager will thank you for letting her go to. Boasting of such recent hits like “Wrecking Ball” and “We Can’t Stop”, the Bangerz Tour is set to blow the minds of all that attend. Recent breakout stars Icona Pop are also expected to open for Miley in this high energy music event.

29th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony


This is your chance to see some of the biggest names in Rock and Roll history in one place. Open to the public for the first time in New York, this event should definitely be on your to do list for all the biggest music lovers. You can participate in a part of history as you see some of the best artists are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


If you are a basketball lover, the event schedule at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn is filled to the brim with matchups for their Brooklyn Nets pro basketball team. Playing against such well known teams like the Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics, and the San Antonio Spurs, there are plenty of games to choose from. However, there are other sporting events to choose from in the upcoming spring season that don’t involve a hoop and a net.

WWE Presents Monday Night RAW


With tickets starting at an incredibly affordable price of $20, this is a must-see event for all the “wrasslin” lovers in your family. With WWE Superstars like John Cena, The Big Show, and “The Animal” Batista, this is one high octane wrestling event you don’t want to miss!

No matter what your family is in to, sports, music, or just good old-fashioned fun, there is something on the event schedule at Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn to entertain the whole family. Make it a super special night by booking a Brooklyn limousine service to whisk you to and from each event of your choosing. It will give your vacation the VIP treatment your whole family will love.

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