9 things to do in NYC this Memorial Day Weekend (May 26 - 29)

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Temperatures are heating up and so can your plans with the city that has so much to offer this holiday weekend! Let 1010 WINS help you plan your fun with great events for family and friends of all ages.

Yayoi Kusama Exhibit

One of the most celebrated contemporary artists has unveiled her latest works on in one of her largest gallery exhibitions to date.

When: Friday, May 26 - Monday, May 29, 6–8 p.m.
Where: David Zwirner Gallery - 533 West 19th Street
Cost: Free

Bronx Night Market

The borough's most beloved cuisine and culture festival is back bigger and better for its 6th year, with an array of flavors that represent the city's diverse heritage.

When: Saturday, May 27, 1 - 7 p.m.
Where: 1 Fordham Plaza
Cost: Free

Malibu Barbie Cafe

Malibu Barbie has arrived in NYC! Enjoy the California inspired theme with buy some merch, and capture all the photo-worthy moments!

When: Friday, May 26 - Monday, May 29; 10 a.m. – 9:45 p.m.
Where: 19 Fulton Street
Cost: $22

Luna Park at Coney Island

New York City’s most iconic amusement park has opened to visitors for the 2023 season and celebrating 120 years since the original inception in 1903.

When: Friday, May 26 - Monday, May 29
Where: Coney Island
Cost: Free


Smorgasburg is back for the season! The largest weekly open-air food market in America, attracts hundreds of foodies each weekend to Brooklyn.

When: Saturday, May 27, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Marsha P. Johnson State Park, 90 Kent Ave
Cost: Free

Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade

Brookyn's annual Memorial Day Parade will be held for it's 156th year and those who lost their lives in defense of the nation. The parade begins at 11am on Third Avenue and 78th Street and ends at John Paul Jones Park where a memorial service will be held, including bagpipes, a flag raising, a wreath laying, as well as a 21-gun salute.

When: Monday, May 29; 11 a.m.
Where: Third Avenue and 78th Street - Bay Ridge
Cost: Free

Andy Warhol Gallery Show

An exhibition of over 100 artworks by Andy Warhol are on view works from Warhol’s illustrious career, from early drawings to his most recognizable silkscreens and sculptures.

When: Friday, May 26 - Monday, May 29
Where: The Brant Foundation Art Study Center
Cost: Free

Flipper's at the Rink

The Rink at Rockefeller Center has been transformed into a roller rink from 1979. Skate by day or night alongside live DJs and the iconic backdrop of the city.

When: Friday, May 26 - Monday, May 29
Where: Rockefeller Center
Cost: Varies

Watermark Beach

Summer is just around the corner at Pier 15. With tiki decor, seasonal drinks and live DJ's, go for brunch and stay until night with amazing waterfront views.

When: Friday, May 26 - Monday, May 29
Where: Pier 15 - 78 South Street
Cost: Free

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