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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend - June 15-June 17

June 11, 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.

Celebrate Pride at the Whitney - Whitney Museum of American Art
June 15, 2018 - New York

CELEBRATE PRIDE AT THE WHITNEY WITH SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY NIC KAY FRIDAY, JUNE 15 Pride at the Whitney, a celebration of Pride and the LGBTQ community featuring a special performance by artist NIC Kay, will take place on Friday, June 15th from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Whitney Museum of American Art, located at 99 Gansevoort Street (between Washington Street and West Street), Manhattan. NIC Kay will present about love, a performance that considers RuPaul’s well-known question that asks how people can love others if they don’t love themselves. about love is part of a larger series of performances that examine wellness and hope. Hosted in collaboration with Discwoman, the New York-based platform and booking agency that represents and promotes women, trans, and gender-non-confirming artists in the Electronic Dance Music (EDM) scene, Pride at the Whitney also will feature a DJ set that’s inspired by the Meatpacking District’s rich queer history and current exhibitions that are on display at the Whitney including An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1940-2017 and Zoe Leonard: Survey. Pride at the Whitney is part of the Whitney Mus... (read more)

Josh Cellars Father’s Day Pop Up Shop - Grand Central Terminal
Through June 15, 2018 - NEW YORK

A one-stop shop for Father’s Day gifting and displays of gratitude, the Josh Cellars Father’s Day Pop Up will feature an assortment of curated gifts from a variety of brands through its pop up shop partner Giftagram, as well as Josh Cellars wine, all available for purchase. Within the shop, consumers will have the opportunity to sample the new Josh Cellars Paso Robles Reserve alongside an assortment of varietals from the Josh Cellars portfolio. Visitors will also be able to have purchased bottles of Josh Cellars engraved and create a card with a heartfelt message of gratitude that can be mailed directly from the shop. In addition, Josh Cellars will be donating 100% of the profits made through sale of its wine onsite at the to the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York.

Josh Cellars Father’s Day Pop Up Shop - Grand Central Terminal
Through June 15, 2018 - NEW YORK

A one-stop shop for Father’s Day gifting and displays of gratitude, the Josh Cellars Father’s Day Pop Up will feature an assortment of curated gifts from a variety of brands through its pop up shop partner Giftagram, as well as Josh Cellars wine, all available for purchase. Within the shop, consumers will have the opportunity to sample the new Josh Cellars Paso Robles Reserve alongside an assortment of varietals from the Josh Cellars portfolio. Visitors will also be able to have purchased bottles of Josh Cellars engraved and create a card with a heartfelt message of gratitude that can be mailed directly from the shop. In addition, Josh Cellars will be donating 100% of the profits made through sale of its wine onsite at the to the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York.

Cold Spring Craft Beer Festival - Mayor's Park
June 16, 2018 - Cold Spring

The Cold Spring Craft Beer Festival will take place June 16th, 2018 at Mayor’s Park in Cold Spring, NY. The event will feature 100+ craft brews, live music, local food, and scenic views. Attendees can sip on endless tastings while listening to live music and lounging in the grass, enjoying the beautiful backdrop that Storm King Mountain provides. Good beer, live music, local food, and scenic views are only a taste of what you can expect at this festival. Square up for a game of corn hole, try your first ginger elixir, or better yet, have you ever tried a beer brewed from tea leaves? This beer festival is sure to have something for you and it is an easy trip for anyone looking to travel from New York City without a car. Cold Spring is only about 1 hour from Grand Central on the Metro North and free shuttles will be provided between the train station and festival. Festival open: 12:00pm – 6:00pm Taps open: 1:00pm – 4:00pm Discounted tickets are available online.

Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas Festival - Museum at Eldridge Street
June 17, 2018 - New York

Celebrate the diverse ethnic communities of the Museum at Eldridge Street's Lower East Side/Chinatown neighborhood! With the Museum's home, the landmark Eldridge Street Synagogue, as its centerpiece, this neighborhood festival spills out onto the street with a mash-up of Jewish, Chinese and Puerto Rican tastes, traditions, sights, and sounds.

Taste of Jewish Culture Street Festival - The Workmen's Circle
June 17, 2018 - New York

Our Taste of Jewish Culture Annual Street Festival is our signature event that brings together thousands of foodies and dozens of purveyors of delicious food for a day of eating, learning, and celebrating in New York. The theme "Diversity is Delicious" highlights the many contributions that immigrants have made and continue to make to our world cuisine and our community.

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)

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