Enjoy Our Summer Hotel Deal in Midtown Manhattan

The Manhattan Club’s Summer Fun Getaway Package

Summer hotel deal in Midtown Manhattan

A summer getaway to Manhattan can be such a fantastic way to enjoy the city that never sleeps!  When the weather warms up, some of the greatest places to visit become an entirely new experience.  Check out our top picks for the best warm weather destinations in NYC and while you’re here, take advantage of our summer hotel deal in Midtown Manhattan.  

Our Summer Fun Getaway Package at The Manhattan Club treats guests to our luxury suites with complimentary wireless Internet.  Plus, you’ll receive a free gift card to use on one of your Manhattan excursions.

Some Fun Summer Attractions in NYC
When you schedule your summer vacation, make sure to add these events into your itinerary.

The Museum Mile Festival
On June 13, enjoy The Museum Mile Festival which offers seven museums to explore, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Admission is free from 6pm to 9pm.

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Show
One of the highlights of summer in New York is the 4th of July Fireworks Show. It is the best 4th of July fireworks show in the country!

Fleet Week NYC
Fleet Week is dedicated to honoring those who protect our seas. It is happening now - May 24 through May 30. Events include the awe-inspiring Parade of Ships.

Summer Festivals
Don’t miss Summer on the Hudson, River to River Festival, Pridefest, Harlem Week and more.  There seems to always be a party happening in NYC!


This summer, come and explore all that NYC has to offer. We are excited to welcome visitors to the area!

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Treat Dad to a Father’s Day in NYC

A Father’s Day Guide to New York City: 4 Ways to Spend Your Special Day with Dad


Father's Day in NYC
To get you started planning the perfect day for dad, here’s our Guide to Father’s Day in New York City.

  • Father’s Day Cruise - With plenty of beer, mimosas, an abundant brunch (with a dessert bar!), and live jazz, this two hour cruise is sure to impress aboard the Hornblower Cruise Line.
  • Smorgasburg in Williamsburg or Prospect Park - Go to Williamsburg on Saturday or Prospect Park on Sunday to enjoy Smorgasburg. Dad will get to enjoy a variety of food vendors, live music, shopping opportunities, and more.
  • A Mets and/or Yankees Game -Both the Yankees and the Mets will be playing four games during Father’s Day weekend. From Thursday through Sunday, the Mets will face the Nationals, and the Yankees will play the Athletics. If your dad is a baseball fan, this will be the ultimate gift.
  • Food! - The way to Dad’s heart is through his stomach! Whatever your dad’s taste, there’s a restaurant to accommodate him.  Select from one of the premier steakhouses in New York or try some great brunch options for an earlier start to the day.

Reserve your Father’s Day weekend stay with us at The Manhattan Club. Located in midtown Manhattan, our all-suite property is close to a variety of NYC’s attractions, so you and Dad won’t be short of things to see and do.

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See Free Movies All Summer at the Bryant Park Film Festival

When summer begins, so do the outdoor screenings at Bryant Park. Bring your picnic blanket, snacks, and friends to the Bryant Park Film Festival and enjoy free movies on the lawn.

Free Summer Events in NYC for Film Lovers

Bryant Park Film Festival

The free summer movies present the perfect opportunity to get outside and see another facet of NYC while enjoying free entertainment.

About Bryant Park
A New York City institution, Bryant Park offers green spaces, gardens, promenades, and gravel paths tucked among a fence of skyscrapers.
There’s also countless things to do, including taking a ride on Le Carousel, playing outdoor chess, backgammon, tabletop games, and ping pong, visiting the Art Cart to draw and create with free art supplies, or grabbing a bite to eat at Bryant Park Grill or Bryant Park Cafe.

The free outdoor summer movies in NYC are held at the park on the spacious, grassy lawn, an ideal place to spread a picnic blanket and relax while watching a flick.

About the Festival
The first movie night kicks off on Monday, June 26 and continues to feature classic movies every Monday through August. Before each movie, you’ll also see a classic Warner Bros. cartoon.

When planning your trip this summer, choose to stay with us at The Manhattan Club for more great ideas and fantastic accommodations in the heart of Manhattan. Enjoy the free summer events in NYC this season!

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The Museum Mile Festival Offers Free Family Fun

If you find joy in learning, exploration, discovery, and wonder, you and your family need to attend the Museum Mile Festival happening this June 13th in NYC.

Museum Mile Festival

Family-Friendly Summer Events in NYC at the Museum Mile Festival Celebrating Arts & Culture

Participating Museums
All of the festival’s participating museums are located on 5th Avenue, or “Museum Mile.”

The event kicks off at El Museo del Barrio, a museum of Latino culture, and heads out from there to six other fantastic institutions. These will include:
·    Museum of the City of New York
·    The Jewish Museum
·    Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
·    Solomon B. Guggenheim Museum
·    Neue Galerie New York
·    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Festival Events
One of the biggest perks of the festival is the fact that you get free access to each of the participating museums from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Along the Mile, you’ll also enjoy 23 blocks of car-free strolling, live entertainment, and “Art-in-the-Streets,” which includes lots of fun hands-on activities for kids. In fact, the event is so popular that it’s regularly called a “mile-long block party.”

This is just one example of great family-friendly summer events in NYC. Make a weekend of it - come experience the Museum Mile Festival then book your stay at with us at The Manhattan Club, located just minutes from all of the fun on 5th Avenue.

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Shakespeare in Central Park: The Bard Was Never Better

A unique yearly event, Shakespeare in Central Park is your chance to see a riveting outdoor performance of one of the Bard’s dramas, comedies, tragedies, or histories. It all happens at the Delacorte Theater, with two productions offered over the course of the summer.

Free Summer Performances in NYC

Shakespeare in Central Park

The History of Shakespeare in the Park

Shakespeare in the Park has been part of The Public Theater’s summer line-up for almost 60 years. It has also featured top talent in the acting world. Examples include James Earl Jones’ 1964 performance in Othello, Meryl Streep’s role in The Taming of the Shrew in 1978, and more recently, Patrick Stewart in The Tempest and John Lithgow in King Lear.

Summer Performances

Julius Caesar will run May 23rd through June 18th. This political drama features the magnetic and seemingly unstoppable Julius Caesar and the politicians who plot around him, including Cassius and Brutus.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream will run July 11th through August 13th for the Delacorte Theater summer 2017 season. This is one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies and features the meddling Puck as he makes the wrong people fall in love with each other.

These plays are the perfect opportunity to see Central Park in the warm months. Enjoy free summer performances in NYC like Shakespeare in the Park when you stay at The Manhattan Club.
 

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Fleet Week in New York City

Every year, a whole week is dedicated to honoring the men and women of the sea services — the Marines, the Navy, and the Coast Guard. Fleet Week in New York City is a fun time with plenty to see and do.

Fleet Week in New York City
Fleet Week Events to Add to Your Schedule

Fleet Week will last from May 24th to the 30th and coincide with Memorial Day weekend in NYC. Concerts, ship tours, parades, and ceremonies are on tap all week long. Plus, there will be fun events at area attractions. Here are just a few.

Fleet Week New York Parade of Ships
Kicking off Fleet Week will be the annual Parade of Ships on May 24th. This free event will happen in New York Harbor as military ships traverse the waters.

Intrepid Museum’s Summer Movie Series
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an institution located on a former aircraft carrier. The gigantic vessel was engaged in action during World War II, and today it is a museum where you can learn about its history, the people it carried, and the jobs it accomplished.
The museum’s Summer Movie Series kicks off during Fleet Week. See a movie on the ship’s flight deck for free! Bring a picnic blanket, lawn chairs, and snacks and prepare to watch Top Gun on May 26th.

Battle of the Big Bands
Go back in time to the 1940s for this WWII-era battle of the bands, swing dance-off, and all-around good time. Plus, guests are encouraged to dress in their best vintage fashion for the fashion show and contest.  Battle of the Big Bands will happen on the Intrepid’s flight deck on May 27th.

Fleet Week events offer a fantastic time to visit the city.  While you’re here, stay with us at The Manhattan Club.

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4 Ways to Enjoy Mother’s Day in NYC

It’s time to celebrate Mom and all she does. Check out what’s in store for Mother’s Day in NYC and take your pick from one of these great events that honor your mom’s special place in your life.

Mother’s Day in NYCTry a Weekend Getaway in Manhattan for Mother’s Day

Any of these fun things to do would be a great way to spend the day with your mom and show her you care.

  1. Mother’s Day at Central Park Zoo - Bring little ones from ages 3-10 for this event on Mother’s Day. You’ll meet animal moms and their babies, go on a scavenger hunt, make treats for the animal moms, and more. The price of a ticket includes admission for one adult and one child and is the perfect way to celebrate with the kids.
  2. Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party - Hosted by the New York Botanical Garden, the Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party will include outdoor lawn games (giant chess, a bean bag toss, croquet, and more), watercolor painting, live entertainment, prime picnicking on Daffodil Hill, and more. You can also attend a sit-down brunch in the Garden Terrace Room for an additional fee; make sure you reserve your tickets.
  3. Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise - Unlimited mimosas for Mom, amazing NYC water views, a delicious brunch buffet and some special pampering all aboard this special cruise.

Spring in NYC Package (number 4!)

Add to your Mother’s Day weekend getaway in Manhattan when you book our Spring getaway package from The Manhattan Club. The offer includes a stay in a luxury suite, complimentary continental breakfast and Wi-Fi, access to the fitness center on-site, and a bottle of wine. Stay with us for a fantastic weekend!

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2017 AIDS Walk in New York City

Raise money for a good cause when you join the  2017 AIDS Walk in New York City. This fundraising opportunity benefits organizations all over the area that work to end AIDS.

Join the NYC AIDS Fundraiser and Walk to End AIDS

2017 AIDS Walk in New York CityOn May 21, the walk will start and end in Central Park. This is the largest AIDS fundraising effort held on a single day in the world.

Not only does the event help support those affected by AIDS, it also helps fund prevention measures, care, and advocacy. The walk is put on by GMHC, the Gay Men’s Health Crisis in New York City, one of the largest organizations dedicated to fighting AIDS.

GMHC, the world’s very first AIDS and HIV service organization, is an expert in offering services that every person who is affected by the epidemic deserves. The organization is on the front lines caring for people who are both HIV negative and HIV positive and assist with nutrition, testing, legal advice, mental health and educational services. It also strives for stronger public policies at federal, state and local level with the goal always to end AIDS as an epidemic in the state.

Opening Ceremony
An Opening Ceremony will kick things off with celebrity appearances, performances, and speeches before the 10-kilometer walk begins. It will start about an hour before the walk, at 9:15 a.m.

Post-Walk Concert
Once you’ve finished the Walk, stick around for a Post-Walk Concert and enjoy some great music at 12pm and results will be announced at 2:30pm.

The Manhattan Club would like to take this opportunity to wish participants the best of luck! 

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What New Shows Are Opening on Broadway?

Each season, fantastic new shows and musicals open on Broadway in NYC. Whether you prefer singing and dancing, comedy, intense drama, or dazzling visuals, there’s something for everyone.

What’s New on Broadway This Season

what new shows are opening on BroadwayThis year, brand-new productions will feature original stories, beloved movies adapted for the stage, big Hollywood stars, bigger song and dance numbers, and classic stage shows revamped.

Schedule of Upcoming Broadway Shows
In March and April, expect to see lots of stage musicals inspired by popular films. These will include:

  • Amelie – Opening April 3, this production is based on the 2000 French film about a shy waitress who has a unique way of seeing the world and finds clever, secret ways to help those around her.
  • Groundhog Day – Opening April 17, this musical is based on the 1993 movie starring Bill Murray about a weatherman who must live the same day over and over.
  • Anastasia – Opening April 24, this musical follows the story of a lost Russian princess and includes songs from the popular 1997 animated movie.

This spring will additionally feature popular stage shows coming back with refreshed verve. 

  • Miss Saigon – Opening March 23, Miss Saigon is the record-breaking revival of a popular stage drama.
  • The Little Foxes – Opening April 19, this revival of a 1930s drama stars Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon.
  • Hello, Dolly! – Opening April 20, this classic musical gets a new spin from stars Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce.

Check out what’s new on Broadway, and enjoy a classic night of theater while you’re staying with us at The Manhattan Club.

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Easter Weekend Events in NYC

Celebrate Spring and make lasting memories this year when you attend Easter weekend events in NYC.

Easter Weekend Events in NYC

Hop to It on Easter Weekend with These Fun Outings

The annual Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival is where people put on their fanciest clothes, don Easter bonnets, and march down 5th Avenue. You can either join the march or watch the pageantry. The parade will start at 10 a.m.

Something for the kids? The Children’s Museum of Manhattan is throwing an Easter celebration complete with a museum-wide Easter egg scavenger hunt. Kids who find them all get a prize.

When ready to nosh, an Easter feast is even better when it’s brunch. For a lavish meal, try brunch in Midtown Manhattan, where you’ll  find  some of the best. Consider a French-inspired brunch spread, head to Rebelle, where they serve classic mille-feuille for dessert, a layered confection of puff pastry, pastry cream, and powdered sugar.

If looking for a classic, an Easter egg hunt is the perfect way to enjoy the holiday with the kids. Join the hunt at various locations throughout the city.

Join in the springtime fun, whether you’re grabbing brunch or checking out the Easter parade in New York City. Stay with us at The Manhattan Club to make it a truly great Easter weekend.

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