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

February 11, 2019 - 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.

Ecstatic Music Festival: Deerhoof & Tigue - Merkin Hall
February 16, 2019 - New York

Boundless energy, laser-like precision, and an endless array of sonic possibilities are the common ground where Deerhoof, "Earth's most exuberant art-pop band" (Time Out New York), meets Tigue, the "high octane" (New York Times) upstart band-that-happens-to-be-a-percussion-trio. They'll perform Deerhoof's widely-beloved 2007 album, Friend Opportunity, with new percussion additions by Tigue, and Tigue will write a new piece for the two bands together, plus more TBA.

Lunar New Year Celebration - Abrons Arts Center
February 16, 2019 - New York

Abrons Arts Center and Wing on Wo’s W.O.W Project bring in the “Year of the Pig” with a celebration for the Lower East Side community. The W.O.W. Project’s youth art and activism program "Resist Recycle Regenerate" will lead a confetti collection through the streets of Chinatown during Manhattan’s Lunar New Year parade, culminating in a celebration at Abrons featuring live performances, art activities, karaoke, DJ sets and refreshments from local restaurants.

Free Chocolate at GODIVA Stores Nationwide (2/2-2/16) - GODIVA Chocolatier
Through February 16, 2019 - New York

GODIVA is making this Valentine’s Day season even sweeter with a limited-time promotion exclusively available in stores nationwide. While supplies last, chocolate lovers can enjoy a free piece of GODIVA’s Dark Chocolate Strawberry G-Cube February 2 through February 16 -- so you can still indulge even after Valentine’s Day!

Chinese New Year Temple Bazaar - Flushing Town Hall
February 17, 2019 - Flushing

Chinese New Year Temple Bazaar is also supported by Tai Wang/WAC Lighting, Shandong Association, Amy Mak Chan, Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou/ New York Institute of Culture and the Arts, Flushing Bank, and Shanghai Commercial Bank. Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts dba Flushing Town Hall is a not for profit organization which receives major support from the National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; New York State Assembly Member Ron Kim; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor Bill de Blasio; Queens Borough President Melinda Katz; Council Members Adrienne Adams, Costa Constantinides, Daniel Dromm, Barry Grodenchik, Peter Koo, Karen Koslowitz, Francisco Moya, Paul A. Vallone, and Jimmy Van Bramer; and the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and the Lily Auchincloss Foundation

The New York/New Jersey Franchise Show - Meadowlands Expo Center
Through February 17, 2019 - Secaucus

Take the next step in finding your success at the Franchise Show. This event is your opportunity to meet face to face with representatives from top franchise concepts who want to expand or develop in your area. Attend FREE educational seminars and speak with industry professionals who are on-site all weekend to answer your questions. Get FREE legal, financing and business planning advice. Gather all the information you need to find the franchise that matches your skills and budget. Save hours of research time, compare opportunities and source valuable information in an informal, no pressure atmosphere.

Morning Boot Camp with The Rise NYC - Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park
Through February 27, 2019 - New York

Exerskate - Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park
Through February 28, 2019 - New York

Exerskate offers free ice-skating-based exercise classes on Thursday mornings, conducted by trained figure skaters and hockey players with the goal of giving skaters an excellent workout while sharpening their skills on the ice

THINX Pop-up Store - THINX Pop-up Store
Through February 28, 2019 - New York

Touch, feel, and shop THINX IRL. Shop all our styles and customize the *perfect* underwear collection to go with your unique flow. Our period experts will help you build a money-saving Cycle Set and answer Qs about our products and sister brands, Icon and THINX (BTWN).

Celebrate Party Showcase - Mitzvah Market
Through March 31, 2019 - New York

Each of the annual Celebrate! Party Showcases attract hundreds of families who are all looking to meet Bar Bat Mitzvah vendors. All showcases are held from 12 noon – 4:00pm. These showcases are especially effective for exhibitors who have something special and different to present to families who are looking for the newest, hottest and greatest for their child's celebration. These Bar Bat Mitzvah families get to spend an afternoon meeting face-to-face with Bar Bat Mitzvah experts who can make their child's celebration different from the rest. Some vendors sign business right at the event. It's fun to sample the food, try out the newest entertainment and learn what's unique in Bar Bat Mitzvah planning. ** We distribute our annual Mitzvah Market Magazine at these events. Editions are also distributed throughout New York City, Northern/Central New Jersey and Westchester/Rockland/Fairfield. Interested in a showcase booth? Contact Sheri Lapidus, sheri@mitzvahmarket.com, 516-445-2394

Shopping and Champagne - Trina Turk and Mr. Turk
Through October 08, 2028 - New York

Sip champagne as you shop our new Holiday Collection at 25% off! Plus enter for a chance to win a 1000$ Shopping Spree!

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