Fantastic February Guide: Food + Fun things to do

The Big Apple is ready to enchant you with fun this month! Embrace the rhythm of the city and discover the myriad ways to celebrate love, art, and the spirit of community. Join us on a journey through the best events that New York has to offer this February – your guide to an unforgettable month of excitement and exploration awaits!  

Score 2-for-1 Tickets During NYC's Must-See Week with Harry Potter™ 

Embrace the magic of NYC's Must-See Week with Harry Potter™: The Exhibition in New York City, offering a special 2-for-1 ticket deal for visits between February 1-4. The exhibition takes attendees on a spellbinding journey through the entire Wizarding World, featuring iconic scenes from Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films. With personalized exhibition wristbands, visitors can select a Hogwarts house, wand, and Patronus, creating unique magical moments and earning points for their house. From the enchanting Great Hall with floating candles to Hagrid’s Hut and the nostalgic "cupboard under the stairs," the exhibition immerses guests in the Wizarding World's authenticity. Two-for-one tickets are on sale here and can be checked out with code MSW24.  

Lunar New Year Dinner With Potluck Club And Saigon Social

Indulge in a Lunar New Year celebration on Friday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. with Potluck Club and Saigon Social on February 2 at 7 p.m. Celebrate and welcome the New Moon and the Year of the Dragon with a very special dinner created by two of New York City’s most exciting young chefs, Zhan Chen, executive chef of Potluck Club, the Michelin Bib Gourmand–awarded Cantonese American restaurant, and Helen Nguyen, chef and owner of Vietnamese hot spot Saigon Social. These chefs will be teaming up for a collaborative dinner showcasing their favorite Lunar New Year foods and paying homage to the traditions and rituals of this auspicious holiday. The dinner options include Dining Table for $185, Internal Chefs Counter for $200, and External Chefs Counter for $160. Secure your reservations here.


Lunar Eclipse: A 3-Week EDM Experience with Tiesto, Alesso & Zedd is Coming to Brooklyn 2/2-2/18

The Year of the Dragon is almost upon us and Lunar Eclipse is coming to ensure that you start off the year right with a first-of-its-kind three-week electronic dance music experience at The Brooklyn Hangar (2 52nd St.) in celebration of Lunar New Year from February 2nd - 18th. Lunar Eclipse will feature an unforgettable lineup of world-renowned DJs including Tiesto, Alesso, Rezz, Zedd, ISOxo and Knock2 who will take the stage for this massive event series. Lunar Eclipse kicks off on February 2nd with an unforgettable night from Swedish DJ and Producer Alesso. Tiësto will headline on February 8th and 9th and on February 10th, Canadian DJ REZZ will take the stage. The series continues on February 15th with a sold out show from Knock2 and ISOxo and fan favorite ZEDD will close out Lunar Eclipse on February 17th and 18th. Doors open for each set at 9pm and the nights will cap off at 4am.Tickets are limited and can be purchased exclusively at:  

Ways to Celebrate National Pizza Day

Ainslie (76 Ainslie St.) in Williamsburg and Ainslie Bowery (199 Bowery) will both celebrate National Pizza Day on February 9th! From 4pm to 7pm, Ainslie invites patrons to enjoy complimentary pizza at the bar when they order a drink. Executive Chef John DeLucie curates a delectable menu featuring wood-fired pizzas, flavorful pastas, free-range chicken, New York Strip Steak, Atlantic Salmon, and Wood Fired Rosemary Wings, in a venue that boasts an extensive alcoholic beverage menu to complement the culinary offerings.

Fornino in Greenpoint (849 Manhattan Ave.) will offer a National Pizza Day special on February 9th! Enjoy $10 small margherita pies for dine-in and pickup during lunch hours. Chef Michael Ayoub's pizza-making process emphasizes creativity, sustainability, and the science of fermentation, with First Generation - Neapolitan, Second Generation - Regional Italian, and Third Generation - Original Fornino varieties, all crafted in a wood-burning oven.


Sac's Place (3511 35th Avenue) in Astoria is launching exciting Happy Hour deals, just in time for National Pizza Day. Indulge in Mama's Old Fashioned, their take on the classic margherita, available for a tempting $6.50 during Happy Hour. Running daily from 4-6 pm, this happy hour special includes $6 well cocktails, selected red and white wines by owner Domenico Sacramone, and draft beers. You can also enjoy half-off any appetizer, including their signature small pizzas, making it the perfect time to savor the flavors. Happy Hour is exclusive to the bar area, available indoors during winter and expanding to the outdoor Pizza Garden in the warmer months.

Attend Power Network A Black History Month Conversation and Celebration on 2/13

Attend the Power Network's second annual Black History Month Conversation and Celebration on Tuesday, February 13, at 8 PM in the Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. Join financial empowerment leaders Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings of Earn Your Leisure, Governor Wes Moore, Sherrese Clarke Soares, and philanthropist Robert F. Smith for insightful discussions on using content, influence, technology, and public policy to address the economic divide. Enjoy performances by Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist Rick Ross, DJ Suss One, Igmar Thomas’ Revive Big Band, and host Ed Lover. Find more information and purchase tickets here.

Luxurious 9-course Valentine's Day Omakase Dinner at BondSt Hudson Yards

On February 14th and 15th, patrons can savor a luxurious 9-course Valentine's Day Omakase dinner at BondSt Hudson Yards, priced at $195 per person, complemented by an optional $95 wine & sake pairing. Executive Chef Marc Spitzer's culinary creations include the Faroe Island Salmon Mosaic, featuring nori, beet, miso, and yuzu kosho, and the Japanese A5 NY Strip Steak with sunchoke, ama shoyu, yuzu potato gratin, and ume soba broth. Additionally, the restaurant unveils two exclusive holiday cocktails available from February 14th to 17th. The Aka Koibito ($26), meaning Red Lovers, blends Empress Gin, Yuzu citrus, and Yamamomo berry, adorned with elderflower St Germain foam and candied Japanese white strawberries Tanghulu. Chef Spitzer notes the perfect harmony of botanicals and the brightness of yuzu. Another enticing option is the Chocolate Espresso Martini ($26), a delectable dessert cocktail featuring Mr Black Coffee Liqueur, Nikka Coffey Grain Japanese Whisky, Walnut bitters, and a decadent molten white chocolate heart with a raspberry bon bon, offering a sweet yet slightly bitter conclusion to a romantic dining experience. 

Fall In Love This Winter At Greg’s Roses Valentine’s Experience and Sale-A-Bration

Williamsburg sports bar Bk Backyard Bar (86 N 11th St) is happy to host Greg’s Roses- the ultimate Valentine’s Day one-stop-shop for lovers and friends alike. NYC’s resident ‘Holiday Man’ Greg Walsh has gone all out with a swoon-worthy popup just in time for Valentine’s Day. Shop the finest selection of long stem roses, bouquets, centerpieces, among other delights. Don’t forget to snag a photo op in the epic Tunnel Of Love. This love fest pops up from February 9-14, from 10am-12am everyday. For more information please visit

Experience The Flavors of West Africa with Chef Pierre Thiam on 2/21

Embark on a culinary journey celebrating the rich flavors of West Africa with James Beard Award-Nominated Chef Pierre Thiam on Wednesday, February 21, at 7 p.m. Born and raised in Senegal, Chef Thiam is an internationally celebrated chef, author, and social activist, renowned for championing and promoting West African ingredients. Notably, he introduced fonio – a nutritionally dense and sustainable ancient West African grain – to the United States market. As the executive chef and co-founder of Teranga, a fast-casual restaurant in Harlem, Thiam showcases ingredients directly sourced from West African farmers. For one exclusive night at Platform, Chef Thiam will bring his soulful flavors to a fine dining experience, transporting diners to Senegal and beyond. Featuring an entirely dairy-free menu, Chef Thiam's culinary creations will celebrate the deeply personal traditions of his culture, combining authenticity with a signature modern approach to West African cuisine. Find more information or make a reservation here.


Retrograde and Speak Softly Host SOMNIUM Series at INTER_  on 2/23

Retrograde and Speak Softly will host the third installment of their SOMNIUM Series at INTER_ (415 Broadway) on Friday, February 23rd. Brought to you by the same team that produced the Van Gogh immersion in 2021, SOMNIUM is not just a dance party, it’s an immersive sound bath inside The Dome at INTER_ with mesmerizing sights, hypnotic energy, and effervescent sounds provided by DJs Frida Darko, Kate Stein, and Salimbeni. IINTER_ is a modern interactive museum in Soho, which invites guests on an otherworldly path of self-exploration. Weave through INTER_’s labyrinth of immersive art installations that explore the nature of the mind, as well as the world surrounding us, and how we, as individuals, fit within the narrative of our existence. Doors to this alternative reality open at 11pm and the party will rage on till 4am. Tickets are available by visiting: For more information, visit presents/

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