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Seaport Summer Kickoff S+17

Hooked on summer. Hooked on the Seaport. Memorial Day Weekend.

Start summer on a high note this Memorial Day Weekend. Experience three days of action-filled happenings to celebrate the official start of the sunshine season. Enjoy a 6-hour day party of tropical dance vibes at Kokos at Pearl Alley, tons of incredible seafood bites and iconic drinks all day throughout the various restaurants and bars in the neighborhood.

Next: Discover hidden gems at the Hester Street Fair Outdoor Market, soak in the ambiance and (more!) live music throughout the neighborhood, quench your thirst at The Bar at Lawn Club or take to the water and sail the East River with the Seaport Museum and NY’s most iconic views.

It’s ALL happening here, May 25-27.

Free with RSVP

Event Details

Saturday, May 25 – Monday, May 27, 2024
Multiple locations across the neighborhood

Summer Bites & Drinks S+3


Sat, May 25–Mon, May 27 | Various Locations | $10–$15

Oysters. Ceviche. Shrimp tacos and fish and chips. Savor the signature flavors of summer all Memorial Day weekend long, with delicious food and drinks from the Seaport’s best restaurants.

Malibu Farm

Shrimp Tacos | $15

Kokos at Pearl Alley

Florida Red Snapper Ceviche | $15

Fulton Fish & Co.

1/2 Dozen Oysters | Tin Building | $15

Carne Mare

Oyster & Prosecco | $15

Outdoor Bar

1/2 Dozen Oysters | Tin Building | $15

The Fulton

1/2 Dozen Oysters | $15

Fresh Salt

Hummus Plate + Guava Lemonade Vodka Cocktail | $10

Cobble Fish

Fried Mahi & Fries and Speciality Frozen Margarita | $10


Spicy Crab Stuffed Inari and Lychee Iced Tea | $10

Music & Entertainment S+21

Kokos at Pearl Alley

Tropical Dance Party

Sat, May 25 | 12-6pm | Pier 17, 89 South St | Free with RSVP

Take a trip to the tropics right here at Kokos at Pearl Alley. Dive into the festivities from noon on Saturday, May 25 with a live Tropical Steel Band performance, followed by a DJ set featuring tropical house starting at 2pm. From 4pm, the soundtrack switches to reggae and Afro Beats.

Free with RSVP
The Fulton by Jean-Georges

Sunset Soirée

Sat, May 25 | 6-8pm | Pier 17, 89 South St | Resy Required

Ease into the holiday weekend with fresh seafood fare, smooth jazz and unparalleled views of the Brooklyn Bridge. Whether the occasion is date night or a reunion with loved ones, sit back, relax and enjoy dusk at The Fulton.

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outdoor bar at Tin Building
Across the Neighborhood

Outdoor Live Performances

May 25-27 | 12-4pm | Various Locations | Free with RSVP

Seafood. Live music and outdoor fun. Pop by The Outdoor Bar at Tin Building to enjoy the al fresco season with fresh oysters and a live Swing Band on Saturday, May 25 and a NOLA Brass Trio on Sunday, May 26 from 5-9pm.

Then continue the neighborhood festivities on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, as we pay tribute to our servicemen and women with live music throughout the neighborhood. Catch a Brass Band as they make their way from the Outdoor Bar at Tin Building to Malibu Farm and on to Lawn Club.

Free with RSVP

Discover More S+4

Pioneer Sunset Sail
Seaport Museum

Pioneer Sunset Sail

Thurs – Sun, From May 23 | 7pm | Pier 16 | $30-70

Experience the ultimate romantic evening on the water with the Seaport Museum’s stunning 2-hour sunset sail, available Thursday through Saturday from May 23, 2024. As the sun begins to dip below the horizon, step aboard a beautifully restored historic schooner and watch in awe as the city that never sleeps comes alive with a mesmerizing display of color and light.

Bring along your favorite bottle of wine and a delicious meal or snack to enjoy al fresco style on deck, surrounded by the stunning beauty of the New York Harbor.

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Hester Street Fair

MDW Classic Market

May 25 & 26 | 11am-6pm | Seaport Square | Free

Jewelry. Art. Baked goods and local vintage. Home goods. Live DJs. A beloved street fair will return to the Seaport this Memorial Day Weekend. Come experience the Hester Street Fair: Tightly curated. Wildly creative. Always a good time.

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USCGC Katherine Walker

Public Ship Tours

May 23 & 24 | 9am-2pm | Pier 17 | Free

Marine protection. Search and rescue. Together with the Seaport Museum, the Seaport is pleased to host USCGC Katherine Walker this Memorial Day Weekend. See where all the action happens with a tour of USCGC Katherine Walker. The Coast Guard ship—a fast response cutter—will be docked at Pier 17 on Thursday, May 23 and Friday, May 24, with public tours available between 9am-2pm.

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