- Donnie crying happy tears in their first reunion show.
- The entire group breaking down to varying degrees during the final show of the reunion tour.
- Arguably, whenever Donnie's son sings with them in the concerts, usually taking Jon's line at the "Step Five!" in "Step by Step".
- When they came back to the scene in 2008, many now adult fans came up to them and showed how they still had their NKOTB memorabilia and had not forgotten about them. The discovery made Donnie Wahlberg cry Manly Tears.
Heartwarming / New Kids on the Block
Some of NKOTB's more touching moments: