NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — A long weekend is ahead of us, so that means there’s plenty of time to make this one a memorable one.
From a silent disco on the subway to a Carnaval parade in Manhattan, here’s the best things to do this weekend.
Light Of Day Winterfest
The Light of Day Foundation is hosting its annual “Light of Day Winterfest” this weekend is Asbury Park. The event is jam packed with music, sporting and other events to raise money and awareness to defeat Parkinson’s disease and related illnesses.
When: Friday, Jan. 17 through Sunday, Jan. 19
Where: The Saint (Asbury Park, N.J.)
Silent Subway Disco Dance Party
Why not make your subway ride fun? On the silent disco subway ride, you’ll get a pair of “Quiet Events” headphones that plays synchronized dance hits so you and others in the group can host a private dance party without disturbing other straphangers.
When: Friday, Jan. 17 (7 p.m. to 11 p.m.)
Where: Overlook Bar (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Price: $15 to $50
Little Big Town Live
Country music stars Little Big Town are coming to the Big City this weekend. Grab your friends for a night of fun when the group heads to the Apollo Theater to perform all their hits and maybe some new singles.
When: Friday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m.
Where: Apollo Theater (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Women’s March on NYC
Trying to become more involved in activism in 2020? The 4th annual Women’s March on NYC is this Saturday. Join the cause at the corner of Central Park West and 72nd Street.
When: Saturday, Jan. 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Central Park West (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival
Have a “Southern Fried Good Time” this weekend at this festival celebrating all things southern. Sample all kinds of smoked meats (even alligator meat), enjoy dozens of bourbons to sample and maybe take part in a bacon eating contest.
When: Saturday, Jan. 18 (12 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Where: Brooklyn EXPO Center (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Price: $79 to $100
Jazz For Kids
The Rock and Roll Playhouse and NYC Winter Jazzfest presents: Jazz for kids this weekend. Bring the kids to the Brooklyn Bowl and teach them all about the art form that got its start right here on the streets of New York.
When: Saturday, Jan. 18 at 12 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Bowl (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Price: $12 to $14; Children under 1 get in for free
Colombia Carnaval 2020
This weekend, Manhattan’s West Village will turn into a massive dance party with an all-night Carnaval festival featuring authentic Columbian costumes, music, food and so much more.
When: Sunday, Jan. 19 (10 p.m. to 4 a.m.)
Where: Bleecker Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Price: $16 to $80
“Midsommar” - Director’s Cut Screening
While “Midsommar” might have been snubbed by the Oscars, the film is considered one of the best horror movies of recent memory. Get your tickets now to decide for yourself at this rare screening of the director’s cut.
When: Sunday, Jan. 19 (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.)
Where: Film Noir Cinema (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Impractical Jokers Live
The cast of “Impractical Jokers,” which includes James Murray, Sal Vulcano, Brian Quinn and Joseph Gatto, will be at Radio City Music Hall. While the gang is usually known for their pranks on the streets of New York City, their unique brand of stand up is something you're not going to want to miss.
When: Sunday, Jan 19 at 8 p.m.
Where: Radio City Music Hall (Manhattan, N.Y.)