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Celebrate Pride Week in New York City

Plenty of Pride Events in New York City All Week Long

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Get ready to celebrate LGBTQ Pride in New York City! This June, events, parties and the march are in store over one rainbow filled month, all culminating to the biggest events of the season.

What are some highlighted events can you expect?

NYC Pride Family Movie Night takes place at Hudson River Park's Pier 45 with a free, family-friendly movie.

Enjoy Cosplay & Pride on Friday, June 22nd at Hudson River Park's Pier 40.

The annual Pride Rally at the Stonewall National Monument takes place Friday, June 22nd.

Pride Island takes place Hudson River Park’s, Pier 97 June 23rd and 24th.. This event brings soul music all the way to indie pop bands, for an inclusive experience that serves as the center of all Pride celebration.

Make sure to mark your calendar for the Pride Parade and March on Sunday, June 24th and PrideFest, which will be going into its 25th year in 2018. This LGBTQIA+ street fair will be fun for all with exhibitors, entertainers and activities.

There is also plenty of exciting nightlife all week long at various venues with different unique themes.

Don't Miss the NYC LGBT Pride March and Other Summer Events in NYC

If you're planning a trip for Pride Week in New York City or any other festivals in NYC this summer, consider staying with us at The Manhattan Club. We're a boutique style hotel in the heart of downtown Manhattan with access to all of the summer events in NYC just steps away.


Enjoy a Romantic Summer Getaway in New York City

Summer is the ideal time to enjoy a romantic summer getaway in New York City.

Enjoy a Romantic Summer Getaway in NYC

Plan a Couples NYC Getaway with the Romance and Relax Package

NYC date ideas can't get much easier than our summer getaway package in Manhattan. Our Romance and Relax Package has everything you'll need to enjoy a long weekend in New York with that special someone.

The two of you will receive wine and chocolates with your luxurious boutique-style room in the heart of Manhattan. This package also includes grab-and-go breakfast for two so you can enjoy a romantic breakfast together each morning before you head out the door.

Some Interesting NYC Date Ideas

Spend some time together during the day at a few of New York's unique date destinations:

Plan a picnic near Bow Bridge in Central Park. This iconic bridge is featured in movies like Autumn in New York and Keeping the Faith.

Stroll through the Butterfly Conservatory at the American Museum of Natural History. A butterfly landing on your shoulder makes the perfect photo opportunity.

Get Ready for Some Romance in New York City at The Manhattan Club

If you're looking for romance in New York City, take advantage of our summer getaway package in Manhattan. At The Manhattan Club, we have everything you'll need to make your couples NYC getaway extra special.

Our hotel perfectly combines luxurious suites with vacation retreats. Plus, all the excitement of Manhattan is right outside our door!


Don't Miss This Summer Film Festival in New York City

This Summer Film Festival in New York City will continue to introduce independent films, putting Brooklyn on the map as a cinematic center.

Summer Film Festival in NYC
What's Happening at the Annual Summer Festival in Brooklyn?

This year's Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF) features 130 film premiers at seven unique venues where you can immerse yourself in Brooklyn's unique culture. This year's theme, dubbed "THRESHOLD," highlights the festivals coming of age and the amazing art that emerges from challenging times in history.

This film festival in New York City has something for movie lovers of all ages to enjoy. The BFF has an entire festival devoted to films from young filmmakers. The Kid's Film Festival on Saturday June 2nd includes animated shorts, documentaries, and live-action features – all rated "G."

Patrons can also take part in special events for networking with filmmakers and others in the industry. Don't miss the Award Ceremony and Closing Night Party on Sunday June 10th.

Plan Your Trip to the Brooklyn Film Festival in New York City

The Brooklyn Film Festival runs every day from Friday, June 1st through Sunday June 10th. Weekday events start at 6:00 or 6:30 PM, while Saturday and Sunday events start earlier in the afternoon at 2:00 PM or 2:30 PM.

Main venues include Windmill Studios NYC and Wythe Hotel Cinema with screenings at an additional five smaller venues.

If you're planning a trip to NYC for the BFF or any summer festival in Brooklyn, consider staying with us at The Manhattan Club. We're a residential style boutique hotel in the heart of New York City with luxurious accommodations.


Brew Up a Special Father’s Day in NYC This Year

Whether dad likes a day on the water, a cold brew in his hand, or both — there are many ways to plan the perfect Father’s Day in NYC.

Father's Day in NYC
Treat Dad to a Brew-haha at these Fabulous Breweries in NYC

It wouldn’t be summer in NYC without a cold one on a hot afternoon. Take dad to one of the craft breweries located throughout the city and treat him to a genuine NYC brew.

Breweries located everywhere from the Bronx to Long Island are serving up ales, stouts, lagers, and more to keep dad happy on his special day.

Celebrate Father’s Day in NYC by Hangin’ on the Hudson

Bet you never thought of New York as a kayaking destination. Yet kayaking in NYC is as common as, well, breweries! With three convenient locations at Piers 26, 84, and 96, dad can take a kayak trip along the Hudson and enjoy the New York skyline at the same time. Lessons are available, so don’t be afraid to get out and enjoy the sun and water while bonding with dad.

Afterwards, visit a local restaurant like Keen’s Steakhouse or the Minetta Tavern to treat dad to a real, New York-style meal.

Do Summer in NYC and Father’s Day Right at The Manhattan Club

The midtown Manhattan location of The Manhattan Club makes exploring the Hudson and stopping for a brew and bite to eat easy and fun. Plus, we have the amenities to help you feel at home while you celebrate fun, sun, and family in the Big Apple this Father’s Day.


Don't Miss the Free Museum Mile Festival in NYC

The Museum Mile Festival in NYC is the perfect opportunity to enjoy some of the best artwork the city has to offer.

Museum Mile in NYC

An Interesting and Free Event: Rain or Shine

Although the Museum Mile Festival in NYC began as a way to draw in new patrons during the financial crisis of the 1970s, organizers have kept it going ever since due to its overwhelming success. Now, tourists from around the country plan annual trips for this event.

This festival brings people of all classes and backgrounds together to celebrate art and New York's rich culture.

What's Happening at the Festival?

Tour NYC museums like El Museo del Barrio, Neue Galerie New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and many others – for free. Is your favorite museum on the roster?

Art in the street gives you an opportunity to experience culture hands-on. You can create musical instruments, people-watch with drop-in drawing, or participate in design activities with the imagination playground.

Don't miss live entertainment from acts like Banda de los Muertos, Sarah King and the Smoke Rings, DJ Shabbakano and kid-friendly performances from Silly Billy.

Get Ready for this Summer's Free Festivals in NYC

This festival takes place June 12th at 2:00 PM. You can stroll through museums along Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 105th streets.

If you're planning a trip for this summer's free festivals in NYC, consider staying in the heart of the city with us at The Manhattan Club. Our residential-style boutique hotel isn't far from the event.