The GofG Memorial Day NYC Party Guide 2011

by guestofaguest · May 27, 2011

We gave some ideas this morning to have an NYC staycation this Memorial Day Weekend! But what if you just want to party?! From free concerts to pool and dance parties, we give you our top picks for kicking off the Summer 2011 season! If you're headed east, check out our Hamptons Party Guide.

Friday, May 27th

Free Lady Gaga Concert When: 7:00 am - 9:00 am Where: Central Park Summerstage, Central Park, NY Why: Join Five Time Grammy Queen Lady Gaga as she kicks off Summer in The City with a FREE CONCERT just days after the launch of her second studio album. [Details]

Broadway Performances at Fleet Week When: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Where: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, 46th Street and 12th Avenue, New York, NY Why: Cast members from the current Broadway shows ’Priscilla Queen of the Desert,’ ’Catch Me if You Can,’ ’Jersey Boys,’ ’Chicago,’ ’Mamma Mia,’ ’Wonderland’ and ’Rock of Ages’ will hold special Fleet Week performances. [Details]

Disco Vibes When: 10:30 pm - 4:00 am Where: Tammany Hall, 152 Orchard Street, New York, NY Why: DJ's DLNGR and Ladd Spencer will be droppin enough hits and classic disco flavor to keep your feet stompin. [Details]

Saturday, May 28th

Saturday Brunch Party @ Lina Frey (On the Lower East Side) When: 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm Where: Invite Only Why: Table Reservations are recommended. RSVP: LeBlancPartyNYC@gmail.com. [Details]

Farai Simoyi's Memorial Weekend Party-Afro Style When: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Where: Invite Only Why: Let's celebrate Memorial Day Weekend Afro Style with a traditional African Braai! [Details]

Fort Greene Festival Kick-Off Party When: 9pm-3am Where: Sanders Studios, 525 Waverly Avenue, Brooklyn, NY Why: Kick-off party for the Fort Greene Festival, a major, not-for profit, community service event held in Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn. [Details]

Sunday, May 29th

Brewers PicNYC When: 11am-5pm Where: Governors Island, Historic Colonels' Row, New York, NY Why: Brewers Pic Nyc is a two-day celebration of everything that makes NYC great: street food, craft beer and music on Governor's Island's historic Colonels' Row. [Details]

Memorial Day Weekend All White Party Cruise When: 12pm-4pm Where: Queen of Hearts, Pier 40 , New York, NY Why: DJ's Abrupt and San One spinning the best in hip-hop, reggae, r&b, Top 40, classics, & House ! Advanced Tickets $25 [Details]

Summer Pool Party When: 9pm-2am Where: Invite Only Why: Private Screening of The Electrowars Sequel CD [Details]