About Queens

New York City is a vibrant metropolis because it’s made up of so many individual, vibrant neighborhoods. These communities are the source of the city’s life, culture, and spirit. Through this interactive map, we hope to give you a glimpse into Queens' diverse neighborhoods and provide information to help you experience New York City on a community level.

Queens To use the map, click on the dots or community names below.
Please note that this is not a complete list of the neighborhoods in Queens.
Maps used with permission of the New York City Department of City Planning. All rights reserved.
Queens (QN) Communities:

Fun Facts:
  • Unlike the other boroughs, Queens residents use their neighborhood name instead of the borough name for postal addresses, ex: Flushing, NY.
  • Queens covers the largest geographic area of the 5 boroughs and is home to both the NY Mets and the US Open tournament.
  • Queens has the most trees out of NYC's 5 boroughs!

What's Happening:
January -State of the Borough Address
February -Flushing Lunar (Chinese) New Year Parade; Annual Black Family Health Awareness Day; Black History Month Celebration
March -St. Pat's for All Parade; Greek Independence Day; Dominican Heritage Celebration
April -New York Mets Opening Day; Earth Day Rockaway
May -5 Boro Bike Tour; Fleet Week; Ozone Park Community Block Party; South Asia Festival; Union Street Merchants Association Block Party; Soap Box Derby block party; 57th Avenue Community Services Fair; Big Apple Circus in Cunningham Park; Sunnyside Gardens Street Fair
June -DOT Pedestrian Streets; Make Music NY; Sing for Hope Street Pianos; LGBT Pride Parade; Strawberry Fair; Sunset Concert Series; June in Jackson Heights
July -Rockaway Bike Bonanza; The Louis Armstrong House Museum 4th of July Birthday Party
August -US Open Tennis Tournament in Flushing Meadows; Jazz Thursdays; Sunnyside Summer Streets
September -International Heritage Festival;; 31st Annual Antique Motorcycle Show
October -openhousenewyork Weekend; American Cancer Society Parade; Pumpkin Fair; Farmers Market Harvest Festival; Halloween Haunted House at Queens County Farm Museum
November -ING NYC Marathon; Middle Village Veterans' Day Parade
December -Queens Annual Holiday Spectacular

NOTE: This list does not cover all of the events taking place in Queens. For more information on the events listed above or additional Queens events, visit Discover Queens online.

Visit the Citywide Events Calendar for the most comprehensive list of citywide events.

For more up-to-date information on what's happening in the boroughs, find CAU on Facebook and Twitter.

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