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With Memorial Day serving as the unofficial start of summer, New Yorkers and visitors alike will be heading outdoors to take advantage of the warm weather over the three-day holiday weekend. The South Street Seaport will kick off the season with its recently announced SEE/CHANGE program offering a wide range of diverse food, film, shopping and cultural experiences running all summer long.
The new line-up, beginning Memorial Day weekend, includes -
- SmorgasBar - the popular beer, wine and spirits garden curated by Brooklyn Flea - is making its debut at The Seaport on May 25th. Featuring a dozen food vendors and a bar serving local and artisanal beer, wine, spirits and mixers, for Memorial Day weekend SmorgasBar will showcase: Asia Dog, Blue Marble Ice Cream, Brooklyn Oyster Party, Brooklyn Soda Works, Fonda, Kelvin Slush Co., Landhaus, Milk Truck Grilled Cheese, Pizza Moto, Red Hook Lobster Pound and Rice & Miso Everyday. Adult beverages from Brooklyn Brewery and Sixpoint, spiked Kelvin Slush Co. slushies and cocktails mixed with Brooklyn Soda Works' carbonated juices will also be available. Concessions will be open from 11am to 10pm Sunday through Thursday, and 11am to 11pm Friday and Saturday.
- The Seaport’s Front Row Cinema will have a special preview of its weekly outdoor film series on Memorial Day weekend. Located at the intersection of Front and Fulton Streets, the Memorial Day weekend movies include: Tom Hank’s 1988 classic Big on May 24th; action-packed blockbuster Iron Man on May 25th; and romantic comedy favorite Sleepless in Seattle on May 26th. Officially beginning its eight week run on July 7th, Front Row Cinema will feature an assortment of films with lawn and lounge chair seating. Shows are free and begin at 8pm (sunset).
- On May 25th, the Brightest Young Things present The Golden Hour: A Kick Off to an Unexpected Summer, a multi-faceted art exhibit located at Cannon’s Art Walk. The performance art will include a photography show by Joshua Cogan, live action portraits from the film Tomorrow We Disappear (a dark, real-life fairytale about India's last home to magicians, acrobats and puppeteers), art installations and a DJ set by Sea Level. The show starts at 6pm, is free and open to the public. Art installations featured in the show will remain at The Seaport through June 16th.
- Rounding out Memorial Day weekend is the Fulton Stall Market, continuing its residency at The Seaport for its fifth consecutive year. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 4pm, the market features a wide array of local food vendors, farmers, purveyors, crafters and artisans selling everything from popsicles, pies, pickles and poffertjes, as well as handcrafted gift items.
For additional information on new activities and events as they occur during the summer, please visit www.southstreetseaport.com.
About South Street Seaport
South Street Seaport is comprised of historic buildings and a pavilion shopping mall located at Pier 17 on the East River in Lower Manhattan. Cobblestone streets, gas lamps, sailing ships and a museum make the South Street Seaport one of the most memorable experiences in New York City. Recently, Travel +Leisure named the Seaport as the 26th most visited tourist attraction in the world, tied with China’s Great Wall and ahead of Paris’ Louvre Museum.
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