October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer. Year after year we stand as allies in solidarity with those who have been or know someone who has been impacted by breast cancer, and this year isn’t any different!
Here are 11 events and specials throughout NYC you can enjoy this month to show your support in the fight against breast cancer:
1. Dress your best at a Pink Masquerade
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Algonquin Hotel is hosting a fabulous Pink Masquerade which will feature pink cocktails, live music, a silent auction, and various pop-ups. There’s no entry fee, and proceeds from the evening’s festivities will go to American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Guests are encouraged to wear festive pink attire, and masks will be provided.
Where: The Algonquin Hotel – 59 W 44th St.
When: Thursday, October 27, 7p.m. – 9p.m.
2. Sip on cosmopolitans for a cause
Female-founded, low-proof vodka brand BODY is partnering up with NYC’s beloved hotspots–Ray’s, Pebble Bar, The Jane, Georgia Room, and Bar Calico–to serve Cosmopolitans for a cause throughout the month of October. $1 from each BODY Cosmo ($16) will be donated to Breast Cancer Alliance, which works to improve survival rates and quality of life for those impacted by breast cancer through better prevention, early detection, treatment, and cure.
Where: Ray’s – 177 Chrystie St. / Pebble Bar – 67 W 49th St. / The Jane – 113 Jane St. / Georgia Room – 23 Lexington Ave. / Bar Calico – 23 Lexington Ave.
When: Now – the end of October
3. Indulge in Pink Puppy cocktails and Strawberry Vacherin desserts
All month long, KYU New York will be donating 10% of sales from its iconic Pink Puppy cocktail to the Pink Angel Foundation, and another 10% from their Strawberry Vacherin dessert to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Where: 324 Lafayette St.
When: Monday 4p.m. – 10p.m., Tuesday-Friday 4p.m. – 11p.m., Saturday 11a.m. – 3p.m. & 4p.m. – 11p.m., Sunday 11a.m. – 3p.m. & 4p.m. – 10p.m.
4. Drink pink in solidarity
Kokomo, Brooklyn’s #1 tropical paradise, will be donating 15% of proceeds this month to Breast Cancer research. and their pink Blouse & Skirt cocktail, which is a delectable mixture of Cazadores Tequila or Ilegal Mezcal, Martini bianco, lemon, agave, and watermelon, is the perfect way to drink pink in support!
Where: 65 Kent Ave.
When: Tuesday-Thursday 4p.m. – 10:30p.m., Friday 4p.m. – 11:30p.m., Saturday 11a.m. – 3:30p.m. & 5p.m. – 11:30p.m., Sunday 11a.m. – 3:30p.m. & 5p.m. – 10:30p.m.
5-11. Munch on delicious pink treats from Tao Hospitality Group
This October, Tao Group Hospitality will be joining in the fight against breast cancer nationwide, and all month long they’ll be donating $1 from each pink dessert sold at their restaurants American Cancer Society and Making Strides Walk.
- The Wonder Wheel filled with pink treats at Beauty & Essex
- A Pink Chocolate Taco Sundae at The Ready Rooftop
- A Strawberry Sundae at Magic Hour Rooftop
- Pink giant Fortune Cookies at Tao Asian Bistro
- Pink Lemon Sorrento at Cathédrale
- Pink Oreo Zeppoles at LAVO
- Legasea Pink Carrot Cake at Legasea Bar & Grill
Where: Multiple Locations