5 Unique Experiences In NYC You Can’t Miss

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5 Unique Experiences In NYC You Can’t Miss

There is always something going on in NYC: Popups, clubs, rooftops… Sadly, if you are anything like me, you probably find your self doing the same three activities every weekend… some of those activities may even be PG enough to mention here! What you need is some inspiration, an impetus to get out there and try something new!

We’re here to awaken that adventurous spirit of yours and offer you some of the most unique experiences NYC has to offer.

Rock The Yacht!
  • Pier 15 & John Street, Manhattan, 10006
  • Boat cruise from 8:30 pm until 12:00 am
  • Price: $15

When was the last time you were on a cruise? Even if you HAVE had the pleasure of taking a mini-cruise, you’ve never been on one like this! Hornblower’s Rock the Yacht is known for it’s popular high-energy music, an extensive bar selection, delicious bites and top notch entertainment.

Running With The Beef presents Mezcal y Barbacoa
  • Stuyvesant Cove Park – 24 FDR Drive, Manhattan, 10002
  • Unlimited tastings from 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm
  • Price: $49

Three hours of unlimited Spanish barbecue (with vegetarian sides) by 10 different amazing chefs paired with more than twenty different Mezcals, all taking place on the beautiful Manhattan waterfront.

Lowline Lab
  • Lowline – 140 Essex St, 10002
  • 11:00 am until 5:00 pm
  • Price: $40

Have you ever seen an indoor garden built to grow without sunlight? No you haven’t! The Lowline uses solar technology to channel natural sunlight underground to grow an indoor Eden. The final product may not open until 2020, so don’t miss the chance to get a first look at James Ramsey’s horticultural design brought to life.

NYC African Food Festival
  • Duggal Greenhouse – 63 Flushing Avenue, Building 268,
  • Entry from 12:00 pm until 8:00 pm
  • Price: $20

The NYC African Food Festival is a day-long extravaganza  that will feature dishes from around the globe (with an African twist), cooking demos and appearances from rising African chefs and cookbook publishers. Expect amazing food, musical performances, art exhibits and much, much more.

Uncorked Wine Festival
  • Metropolitan Pavillion – 125 West 18th Street, 10011
  • Unlimited tastings from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm
  • Price: $49

If 3 hours of unlimited wine samples, blind tastings, live entertainment and a champagne bar doesn’t sound like fun to you, stop reading this immediately and check that you still have a pulse! California’s most celebrated wine festivals has hit New York and it’s going to be out of this world!

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