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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Week - Jun 18-Jun 25

June 18, 2017 - by CG Directory Editor
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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Week
Holiday events and specials join parades and celebrations in City Guide's New York specials activity planner. From the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to New Year's Eve to Christmas, Easter, Valentine's, and St. Patrick's Day, you'll find the best in New York holidays on City Guide's calendar listings. You'll also find amazing street fairs, festivals, and more.

Egg Rolls, Egg Creams & Empanadas - Eldridge Museum
June 18, 2017 - New York

This year, our signature festival celebrating Jewish and Chinese culture will expand to also feature the food, music and folk arts of the Puerto Rican community of our neighborhood. Enjoy Chinese opera, klezmer and salsa and plena music; Yiddish, Mandarin and Spanish lessons; Hebrew and Chinese scribal art, Puerto Rican mask making, mah jongg and, of course, egg rolls, egg creams and empanadas – all kosher! Plus so much more! Don't miss New York City's best block party, a cross-cultural celebration of the Jewish, Chinese and Puerto Rican communities of our unique Lower East Side neighborhood.

Celebrate Father’s Day 2017 at Il Gattopardo - Il Gattopardo
June 18, 2017 - New York

Executive Chef Vito Gnazzo of the family-owned NYC landmark locations Il Gattopardo and The Leopard at des Artistes will serve his delectable specials this Father’s Day. But that’s not all. He will also unveil his new summer à la carte menus, all of which reflect the restaurants’ authentic southern Italian flavors. Il Gattopardo and The Leopard at des Artistes are both known for their stylish and sophisticated décor, which sets the perfect backdrop for an intimate Father’s Day celebration. The restaurants are owned by husband-and-wife team Gianfranco Sorrentino and Paula Bolla Sorrentino, who are dedicated to offering the very best in authentic Southern Italian dining. The Leopard At Des... (read more)

Celebrate Father’s Day 2017 at Mozzarella & Vino - Mozzarella & Vino
June 18, 2017 - New York

Celebrate Father’s Day at the cozy and casual enoteca style wine bar and restaurant Mozzarella & Vino. It offers rustic Italian fare right in the heart of midtown Manhattan. There you can enjoy a beautiful, fully enclosed garden, perfect for any celebration with family and friends. This Father’s Day, the restaurant staff has hand-picked special menu items to augment its authentic southern Italian à la carte menu. The à la carte menu places a heavy emphasis on affettati and Italian cheeses like Mozzarella di Bufala Campania. That’s not to mention a wonderful selection of panini, soups, and salads. Mozzarella lovers will be pleased to find of the cheese in all shapes and combinations across th... (read more)

Celebrate Father’s Day 2017 at Bobby Van’s Central Park South - Bobby Van’s Central Park South
June 18, 2017 - New York

Celebrating its 48th Anniversary this 2017, Bobby Van’s Steakhouse has earned its place as a venerable New York institution. This is thanks in part to a continued commitment to cooking techniques that were perfected years ago by the founding fathers of New York steakhouse cuisine. Bobby Van’s has grown from its original home in Bridgehampton, NY, and now includes a repertoire of ten fine restaurants that offer the refined style of a classic New York City steakhouse. The newest addition is Bobby Van’s on 40 Central Park South, a highly coveted location mere steps away from the Plaza Hotel and overlooking Central Park. The new restaurant invites diners to the same exquisitely prepared dining e... (read more)

Celebrate Father’s Day 2017 At Union Cantina - Union Cantina
June 18, 2017 - Southampton

For those who spend Father’s Day on New York’s beautiful East End, Union Cantina offers a warm and friendly atmosphere, combined with a modern Mexican menu crafted by award-winning Executive Chef Scott Kampf. The year-round eatery sits in the iconic Bowden Square, and features a festive atmosphere, combining dark woods balanced by the bright cerulean colored walls, which are also decorated with Mexican artwork. Enjoy Sunday Brunch or Dinner, and pair it with flavorful cocktails from the restaurant’s 400 Rabbits Tequila Bar. On this special day, try Union Cantina’s tasty additions to its already elaborate food and cocktail menu. Do not miss the new Langostado Enchilado known as the “Angry ... (read more)

Celebrate Father’s Day 2017 at MAMO - MAMO NYC
June 18, 2017 - New York

Treat your father to a chic evening of SoHo dining at MAMO Restaurant. This French/Italian Provençal menu hits all the right notes. And for Father’s Day, MAMO will offer a special menu in addition to its seasonal à la carte menu, which features items such antipasti, insalata di straccetti pomodoro infornato e pecorino (beef salad with pomodoro and pecorino cream), risotto alla cacciatora con ragout di carne biance (parmesan risotto with white ragout olive and majorana), ricordo di una grigliata (mixed selection of lamb, Italian sausage and rib-eye steak), and for dessert torta cappuccino (Italian cappuccino cake). To complement the flavorful dishes, MAMO has curated an impressive cocktail me... (read more)

Celebrate Father’s Day at Claude’s at the Southampton Inn - Southampton Inn
June 18, 2017 - Southampton

Bring Dad to the Southampton Inn for the weekend to lounge, bike, fish, swim, read, and dine! All Dads will receive a complimentary beer, glass of wine, or scotch with their meal at Claude's Restaurant. Claude’s at the Southampton Inn is open daily for a la carte and al fresco dining, serving its “Best of the Best” breakfasts and lunches. 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 w... (read more)

Celebrate Father’s Day 2017 at KOZU - Kozu
June 18, 2017 - Southampton

Sunday, June 18 2017 Lunch: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PMDinner: 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM Celebrate Father’s Day at Southampton’s hottest Japanese Fusion restaurant—Kozu, of course—and enjoy the best in seafood! The restaurant offers Japanese cuisine and sushi with Peruvian influences.   A selection of its delicious dishes includes the Tiger shrimp cocktail with cocktail sauce and lemon, the Yellowfin tuna tartare with soy, ginger and sesame seeds, and the Kozu roll with unagi and avocado, topped with foie gras and caviar for starters. Among the entrées, seafood specials include crusted tuna with soy, wasabi and seaweed salad, and Chilean sea bass with bok choy, ginger and soy glaze.   Aside from the ... (read more)

Celebrate Father’s Day 2017 at T-Bar Steak & Lounge - T-Bar Steak & Lounge
June 18, 2017 - New York

T-Bar Steak and Lounge is the popular spot for diners looking for a Father’s Day dinner with outstanding cuisine in a casual yet elegant space. The restaurant’s charm is accented by a stylish, dark-wood dining room, frosted glass details, and subtle back lighting. Under the watchful eye of restaurateur Tony Fortuna, T-Bar will offer its regular à la carte menu, which features its signature prime beef steaks along with a mélange of grilled fish, chopped salads, and pastas. It doesn’t end there. Swoon over the decadent desert menu crafted by Executive Chef Ben Zwicker, which includes the famous Banana Parfait Mille Feuilles with delectable coconut and caramel sauce.

Celebrate Father’s Day 2017 at 75 Main - 75 Main
June 18, 2017 - Southampton

Enjoy the all-day Mediterranean-meets-American dining at 75 Main Restaurant & Lounge! Choose from delicious brunch options, such as the Belgian waffles or try the favorite Calabrese Panini. The 75 Main lunch menu offers additional delicious dishes such as the jumbo shrimp martini, the chicken fettuccini or the delectable sesame-crusted tuna. Peruse the dinner menu for choices such as the grilled filet mignon, pan-seared Chilean sea bass, or the butter-poached lobster. 75 Main Restaurant & Lounge also serves many healthy dishes that vegetarian dads will favor, such as the penne primavera, the chop salad, or the veggie panini. For dads and their families who are craving desserts, 75 main boast... (read more)

Weekends at The Leopard at des Artistes - The Leopard At Des Artistes
Through June 18, 2017 - New York

The Leopard at des Artistes plays host to weekend brunch every Saturday and Sunday, offering guests a wide range of dishes from both the full a la carte and Italian-themed brunch menus. And every Saturday, from 11:30am-3:00pm, guests can enjoy live Jazz and Bossa Nova, while sipping on prosecco and dining on Executive Chef Vito Gnazzo’s acclaimed southern Italian dishes. The Leopard’s brunch menu features a delectable menu of authentic southern Italian fare, including such dishes as the Uova all’Arrabbiata - poached organic eggs with spicy tomato sauce and bread croutons, served in a skillet, and Des Artistes eggs Benedict with Hollandaise sauce served with prosciutto San Daniele and herb... (read more)

Summer PopShop - Parasol Projects
Through June 18, 2017 - New York

Her Velvet Vase's PopShop returns this summer to charm with modern styles that are made with equal parts style and quality. Drop in to discover your new favorite brand! Prices range from $18 to $48 for accessories, $48 to $198 for apparel and $50-$70 for shoes and bags.

The Clearwater Festival, Founded by Pete Seeger - Clearwater Festival
Through June 18, 2017 - Beacon

Over 100 artists will perform over 7 bio-diesel or solar powered stages including: Lake Street Dive, Cry Cry Cry Reunion Show, Los Lobos, Arlo Guthrie, Josh Ritter, Richard Thompson, Nick Lowe, Joan Osborne, Tommy Emmanuel, Valerie June, The Barr Brothers, and many more. In addition to the 7 stages of music, there's also an Artisanal Market, Handcrafters' Village with over 60 crafters, Green Living Expo, Working Waterfront with rides on small boats and tall ships (including the sloop Clearwater and schooner Mystic Whaler, the Children's Area, The Circle of Song (sing-alongs),

TrevorLIVE New York Gala - New York Marriott Marquis
June 19, 2017 - New York

TrevorLIVE at the Marriott Marquis Times Square is the signature annual event of The Trevor Project. This June event brings together top entertainers and corporate leaders to support the organization’s life-saving initiatives, including its free and confidential crisis services, suicide prevention workshops, community outreach, advocacy efforts and educational resources.

Saturday June 24! Ridgewood Market's Saturday Night Bazaar! Free Entry! - Gottscheer Hall
June 24, 2017 - Ridgewood

We are a cool, community based artisan market in Ridgewood, Queens. We have over 40 curated vendors at every market in the historic ballroom of Gottscheer Hall, a German beer hall. There are also new vendors at every one of our events. Customers can purchase local, artisan, and vintage gifts. There is even food, canned goods, and pastries. You can order beer, cocktails, and German food in the in the German beer hall. There is live music, entertainment, raffles, games, and more. Our events are always kid and date friendly. This is not your average market, this is a monthly happening in Ridgewood, Queens. Located inside the German beer hall, Gottscheer Hall.

Wine Tour—Long Island - High Quality Tours
June 24, 2017 - Massapequa Park

The Wine Tour will begin at Mercato Kitchen & Cocktails with breakfast and mimosas to jump start your day. Our tour will feature 3 of the top wineries along Long Islands acclaimed North Fork: the beautiful Ospreys Dominion Vineyard, the award-winning Raphael's Vineyard, and the amazing Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard. A tasting of wine in each vineyard, lunch, live music and top of the line luxury transportation are all included.

Proud2BMe Rooftop Pride Parade After Party - Arlo NoMad
June 25, 2017 - New York

Your hosts, Chavis Aaron & Ken Atwood, with iCu The Network & Horizn proudly present to you this year's NYC 2017 Pride Parade After Party June 25th 2017 4PM - 9PM. Whether you are gay, straight, bi, trans or whatever, this is a party to be PROUD in WHO YOU ARE! No matter, what that is! Get ready for a one of a kind experience blending explosive fashion show, performances, special celebrity guest appearances and delicious beats served to you by NYC's very own DJ Eugene EDO & AJ Sanchez. Enjoy vendors, amazing drink specials, free giveaways and a highly energetic event June 25th only at the ARLO Nomad Rooftop 11 E 31st Street NYC!

Pinknic Festival - Governors Island
Through June 25, 2017 -

Following the runaway success of Pinknic’s 2016 debut, New York City’s largest rosé picnic and music festival returns to Governors Island this June for a two-day summer fête. 2017’s Pinknic is going to be full to the brim with delectable food, lively entertainment, and, of course, everyone’s favorite pink drink. But that’s not all. This year, we’ve got a few more tricks up our sleeve. Saturday and Sunday, over 12,000 guests all dressed in pink and white, will be invited to take a seat on one of the thousands of rosé-colored, designer-made picnic blankets. From noon till sunset, Governors Island will be transformed into a sea of pink, the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan skyline offering t... (read more)

SUMMERWORKS 2017 - The Wild Project
Through July 01, 2017 - New York

Our 22nd Season! showtimes & tickets: May 20 - July 1 Festival Passes are available from $49-$250 FESTIVAL PASSES ON SALE NOW! featuring three brand new plays: THE WORLD MY MAMA RAISED by Ari Stess directed by Kip Fagan May 20th – May 30th OF GOVERNMENT by Alex Borinsky directed by Jeremy Bloom June 5th – June 15th a co-production with True Love Productions WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME by Heidi Schreck directed by Oliver Butler June 27th – July 1st Clubbed Thumb commissions, develops and produces funny, strange and provocative new plays by living American writers. Clubbed Thumb is a groundbreaker, with a precise curatorial vision and a remarkable tra... (read more)

NY Handmade Collective Back with BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! - Prospect Park Bandshell
Through August 12, 2017 - Brooklyn

Back for a seventh season, the NY Handmade Collective (formerly known as the Etsy New York Street Team), a local community of professional artisans, will again be the sole merchandise vendor for BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!, the premier outdoor summer festival concert series in Prospect Park. NYHC will give show attendees exclusive access to a diverse, all-handmade capsule market of goods made by local artists, united through Etsy, an online marketplace for handmade goods.

MAGNUM New York Returns to NYC for Second Year - MAGNUM New York, Meatpacking District
Through October 31, 2017 - New York

MAGNUM New York returns for the second year, bringing together the worlds of premium chocolate and ice cream in an indulgent, interactive store experience unlike any other. MAGNUM New York features a one-of-a-kind premium chocolate and ice cream experience. Guests create a custom MAGNUM Bar at the “dipping bar” by selecting silky vanilla bean or rich chocolate ice cream bars to be hand-dipped in a choice of dark, milk or white chocolate – each made with decadent Belgian chocolate. They then can choose three custom toppings from 20 premium ingredients such as rose petals, gold crystal candy and crispy fig.

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