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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Week - Jun 23-Jun 25

June 19, 2017 - by CG Directory Editor
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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Week 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.

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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