Switch It Up Weekend Guide 👏🗽🎉

Turn this weekend into something new and enriching. There are events focused on wellness and education happening all over NYC like the Youth Poet Laureate Commencement or the Fitness Film Festival. Sign up for a class, view a documentary or support a small upcoming chef. Regardless of which event you decided to attend, secure your tickets asap, check for dress-codes and more details on their sites.

Friday, 11/22

Diversity + Media Career Summit 321 East 42nd Street, Manhattan


Students and recent graduates are called to attend the Diversity and Media Career Summit at the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice. The scheduled programming includes panels, keynote speakers and networking sessions among attendees. Those interested in a media career can listen to industry professionals discuss their business journeys and share tips. Attendees can expect to be there for the summit from breakfast through lunch. 

SuperDisco: An Immersive Disco Experience in Brooklyn 140 Stewart Ave, Brooklyn


The second-ever immersive dance party SuperDisco is returning to Brooklyn. The theme is very 70's Saturday night fever glam so bring out your fliest fitting ensemble, best hip bump, and platforms. If you're ready to dance to the greatest disco playlist under glimmering light then grab your tickets while they last.

2019 Youth Poet Laureate Commencement! 170 Central Park West, Manhattan


The 2019 Poet Laureate Commencement returns for its 11th year in New York City. Literature lovers and those interested in spoken word can attend to watch poetry performances from 15 finalists and celebrity guests. The competition will take place right on stage, showcasing some of the best youth talents in the city.

Saturday, 11/23

Daisy Winter Carousel 35 West 40th Street, Manhattan


Although walk-ins are welcomed, it is advisable to reserve your spot at the quirky and fun Daisy Winter Carnival as soon as possible! Fans of Marc Jacobs should attend the seasonal pop-up and board the themed carousel or snap great pictures at the photo-opts. Organizers will be giving away prizes and hosting raffles too.

Fitness Film Festival 73 West Street, Brooklyn

The Fitness Film Festival is inviting health enthusiasts out to enjoy original content from upcoming filmmakers. The highlight is the screening of, "NoBull," a health-centered short film about mindset, perseverance, and wellness. There will be a collection of food trucks selling grub and brews as well! 

UNSOUND New York 52-19 Flushing Ave, Queens

In its mission to highlight and promote unique and emerging musical talent, UNSOUND is returning to New York City for two days. In collaboration with the Knockdown Center in Queens, UNSOUND will provide music lovers and longtime fans an energetic live show. Artists like Rrao + Clay Wilson, Shredded Nerve + Jackson Pratt, The Bug + Miss Red and others are set to perform.

Sunday, 11/24

Japanese Artist Pop Up Shop 6 91 East 3rd Street, Manhattan


The Japanese Artist Pop-up from Shop 6 is a hub for upcoming and established talent. Browse the works of art on display, in an assortment of mediums like acrylic and watercolor paints, delicate jewelry and more.

Witch School 987 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn


Enroll yourself in a witching crash course while there are still available seats. Catland Books has organized a series of classes that study witchcraft in its variations of practice. Join the network of novice and veteran witches or just attend to broaden your knowledge.

Everybody Eats: Pop-Up Kitchen 168 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn

If you're an adventurous eater with an open mind, grab a ticket to this intimate and fresh pop-up kitchen. Guests will eat from an array of dishes, made by a self-taught chef round the clock. Foodies can taste fish entrees, sides like southern mac and cheese and other comforting classics.

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