Wishing you a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend, and on behalf of everyone on the spoiled NYC and media family thank you to the individuals who serve to protect our country!
From the National Puerto Rican Parade, DanceAfrica 2018 Bazaar, to Passport to Taiwan, this weekend is full of cultural festivals and events.
Two duos, Sting & Shaggy and Axwell Λ Ingrosso are coming to play good music to give you chills as well.
Our weekend guide can surely help you and your friends and Veterans to enjoy the weekend before the Memorial Day!
Friday, May 25th
Anti Prom - Red Bull Studios (150 1st Ave, Manhattan @ 8 PM)
Red bull Music Festival NY will be presenting the third annual Brujas Anti-Prom.
This event is anti-capitalist, gender self-determining collective culture that built unique political coalition through youth trend, and express community through skateboarding, art, and music. The lineup is stacked with full of artists like Young M.A, La Gooney Chonga, Killavesi, Tabby Waker, and so much more.
So come out, dress up, and be ready to have a great time.
Sting & Shaggy - Free Concert in NYC (Good Morning America Stage, Central Park @ 7 AM)
Sting & Shaggy are coming to Central Park as part of this year’s GMA Summer Concert Series.
Shaggy, legendary Jamaican reggae musician best known for his hit singles, “Boombastic,” “It Wasn’t me,” and Sting; a classic English musician and one of the world’s best selling music artists will play their songs to help you kick off your Friday in a right away.
ThinkOlio | Happiness? (828 Broadway, Manhattan @ 7 PM)
We all work hard and live for happiness.
This Friday, Jeanne Prust will share her studies and philosophical perspectives of happiness. This is a perfect opportunity to share and think about all angles and possibilities to find an evening of happiness.
The Office Trivia (140 East 27th St, Manhattan @ 8:00 PM)
Don’t we all miss all the incredible cast of characters that are employed at the Scranton Branch of Dunder Mifflin?
Michael Scott, Dwight Schrute, Jim Halpert, Stanley and others
Well, Stone Creek Bar and Lounge is inviting you to their own conference room (bar) to test your knowledge of The Office.
Bring your friends, become the best boss (captain) on your team, treat yourself, and win prizes.
Saturday, May 26th
Glitterati: Flower Power (2 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn @ 10 PM)
Illuminate your heart, spirit, life, and inner light!
The House of Yes is inviting you to their secret society of sparkle, so wear wigs and your most wowish styles to celebrate.
Music by Whitney Fierce, Panooc, and The Wigs, and this event is featuring Sparkle motion dancers, glitter bombs, wearable flitter, glitter blessings, glamour shots, and more glittery stuff!
Come dream, shine, and sparkle!
Hester Street Fair's Lobster & Beer (Hester St & Essex St, Manhattan @ 11 AM)
What could go possibly wrong with lobster and beer?
Hester Street Fair is gathering the best lobster in the city for you to chill in the park for the afternoon.
Claw Daddy’s, DownEast Lobstah, Lobster Joint, Stax Ice Cream, and Old Blue Last beers and others food will be there to fill your stomach up. In addition, there will be a veteran Dj Ivan Berko and more than 30 vendor lineups to keep your afternoon exciting.
The 152nd Street Cultural Festival (152nd St btwn Jackson Ave & Union Ave, Bronx @ 11 AM)
El Condado de la Salsa, The National Puerto Rican Day Parade is a family-friendly, fun-filled event where you could celebrate the Puerto Rican culture with people of all ages.
Celebrate and enjoy a day full of live music, dancing, art, face-painting, and amazing Puerto Rican cuisine.
There will be local vendors selling comida tipica, their art in addition to free giveaways.
Movie under The stars: Jaws (Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach, Staten Island @ 7:30 PM)
Bring your blanket to Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field and watch one of the most classical terrifying motion picture “Jaws.”
The 1975 thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg, follows a giant man-eating great white shark attacks beachgoers.
Sunday, May 27th
Axwell Λ Ingrosso (140 Stewart Ave, Brooklyn @ 10 PM)
Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso are going to be in town this Sunday.
Part of the Swedish DJ trio Swedish House Mafia, who ranked #10 on the DJMag in 2011 and #12 in 2012.
In 2016, this duo was nominated as the best collaboration of the year at the NRJ Music Awards.
Their New York appearances are typically limited to festivals, catch them at the Mirage and dance your stress away.
DanceAfrica 2018 Bazaar (Ashland Pl & Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, @ 12 PM)
It’s that time of year!
Memorial Day weekend DANCE AFRICA @ BAM is returning to NYC.
Featuring more than 140 vendors from around the world, offering African, Caribbean, and African-American food, fashion, crafts, and culture.
Go out and explore the streets filled with your awesome locals and enriched African culture!
Passport to Taiwan Festival 2018 (Union Square (Broadway and 17th), Manhattan @ 12 PM)
Passport to Taiwan is also back for the 17th time!
This festival is the most attended Taiwanese event in the United States, as well as the largest Asian American event in NYC (also having the longest history).
Taiwan is a state in East Asia, independent since 1950. It is also the most populous state, having the largest economy for a state that is not a member of the United Nations.
Celebrate Taiwanese American Heritage Week with famous dishes, crafts, and performances.
Heads on History: Yankees (Yankee Stadium, the Bronx @ 9:30 AM)
The history of the New York Yankees spans more than a century, even before the WWI.
From Babe Ruth, Derek Jeter, to Aaron Judge, the NY Yankees have been an integral part of the NYC’s sports and city culture.
Hands-on History offers fans and guests to touch historic Yankees artifacts from Babe Ruth’s 1927 World Series ring and bats, Derek Jeter’s jersey from his 3000th hit game, Ichiro Suzuki’s bat and World Series trophies throughout the decades.