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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend - February 16-February 18

February 12, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend Photo: Shannon McGee/Flickr 

New York City takes its seasonal specials and holidays seriously. City Guide's got all the latest and greatest news on the holiday events and specials coming up in New York City this weekend. From scoping out the windows on Saks Fifth Avenue during the Christmas season to catching a round of fireworks on the Hudson on the Fourth of July, you won't miss a thing.

Flushing Lunar New Year Pre-Parade Reception - St. George's Episcopal Church
February 17, 2018 - Flushing

You are invited to march with the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce in the 2018 Lunar New Year Parade on Saturday, February 17, at 11am. We will gather at St. George's Church from 9:30 to 10:30am to connect and stay warm with hot coffee and refreshments before heading to the parade site together. RSVP at our eventbrite page. The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is part of a community coalition that plans and organizes the Parade every year. The coalition is led by the Flushing Chinese Business Association and the Korean American Association of Queens.

Post Cereal Interactive Experience - Grand Central Terminal
Through February 17, 2018 - Midtown

Post Cereal is hosting a larger than life, interactive breakfast experience in Vanderbilt Hall. Post will be sampling cereal flavors, including OREO® O's, HONEY MAID® S'mores, NUTTER BUTTER® and CHIPS AHOY!® In addition to sampling the flavors, the unique set-up will offer eye-catching photo opportunities for passers-by. The experience will be open on Friday, February 16 from 10am to 7pm and Saturday, February 17 from 9am to 3pm.

President's Day Brunch - Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall
February 18, 2018 - Wantagh

ome on down to Mulcahy's for the ultimate Sunday Funday Brunch. February 18th from 12PM-4PM with musica by Matt Wahl. $25 Admission includes Buffet, Mimosas, Bloody Marys and Domestic Beer.

718 Sessions Presidents Day Holiday Party-2018 - Good Room
February 18, 2018 - Brooklyn

Danny Krivit wants You! No work on Monday! President's Day Holiday! That means we go later than usual! Music in the Good Room by Danny Krivit! Plus Steve Travolta in the Bad Little Room! Lights by Ariel Vibe Starts 6pm-Late No work Monday! We go late! Still Only $5 for the first 100 People before 7pm $12 with a flyer or Membership After 7pm and $20 Without. So please arrive early!

Washington's Birthday Ball: Kick Up Your Heels! - Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
February 18, 2018 - New York

In honor of Presidents' Day, celebrate the birthday of our Nation's First President as New Yorkers did in the 19th century. Costumed dancers will perform and teach traditional country dances and encourage everyone to join in. Festivities include toasts to George Washington and historic refreshments, including Washington Cake. Museum tour and a family scavenger hunt are also included.

Will You Be "Mi" Valentine? At Southampton Inn - Southampton Inn
Through February 28, 2018 - Southampton

February is Romance Month at the Southampton Inn! Book a King Room with a bottle of "Mi"onetto Prosecco and a box of Artisan Chocolates for $175 (plus tax). Call 631-283-6500 to book. A Presidential Getaway Book Friday, February 16th through Tuesday, February 20th, and get an adjoining room free.* A five day, four night family getaway with two rooms for the price of one! Call 631-283-6500 to book (not available online). With several acres of manicured lawns and gardens in the heart of the Village of Southampton on Long Island's stunning East End, Southampton Inn provides an idyllic, year-round escape for visitors from all over the world. Winner of numerous awards, including "Best Breakfast," "Best Hotel," and "Best Wedding Location," Southampton Inn is a warm and welcoming haven with an exemplary reputation that is richly deserved. It is within walking distance of movie theaters and repertory theatre perfect for a romantic evening. Southampton Inn's Claude's Restaurant will serve its famous breakfast, which guests can enjoy in the restaurant's club-casual atmosphere. *Double occupancy, plus tax For more information and reservations, visit (read more)

Wintertime Wonders - New York Botanical Garden
Through March 18, 2018 - Bronx

Inside the cozy Discovery Center, kids of all ages can take a closer look at the wonders of plants and animals in winter. Make bark rubbings, count tree rings, craft a bud necklace and head back into the winter garden with a field notebook to discover the vital sparks of life that lie just below the surface of this quiet season in the Northeast.

Epic New York Beer Tour - Bars, Taprooms, Breweries - Empire State Building
Through December 22, 2018 - New York

The Beer Adventures app offers 150+ highly curated tours in 75 cities around the globe. Currently in 25 US cities, we take you to all of the best bars, taprooms and breweries in town giving you a day out to remember on your own terms. For this 'Epic New York Beer Tour' we invite you to join us in NYC as we hit up to 10 venues across Manhattan and Brooklyn in one day. This is one of our favourite Beer Adventures and it's done best by a combination of walking, subway and whatever else mode of transport is for you! Starting by the Empire State Building you'll pass loads of famous landmarks, go over and under the East River, hit both villages (Greenwich and East) and of course visit all the very best beer bars NYC has to offer. Come thirsty, hungry and ready to make a day of it! HOW IT WORKS: Search for 'Beer Adventures' in the Apple appstore or Google Play and download for free. You can then select the city and tours you want in-app. The Beer Adventures app acts as a magical mystery tour directing beer fans around a city at the touch of a few buttons. Available on iOS and Android, we offer highly curated, built in itineraries in most major cities. STARTING O... (read more)

2018 NYE at Marquee NYC - Marquee
Through December 31, 2018 - New York

Ring in the New Year with Marquee, providing you sounds by Sunnery James & Ryan Merciano. Your general admission tickets include 4 hour premium open bar 8:30pm - 12:30am, hors d'oeuvres, and festive attire required. Guests must bring the credit card with which the ticket was purchased as well as valid photo ID. Must be 21+ years to attend.

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