Happy Holidays: Your Weekly Party Guide
Occupy Chanukah, Chelsea Manor's 1 Year Anniversary, The Annual Black & White Affair and more!

It’s the week we’ve all been waiting for; the week of favorite holidays like Chanukah and Christmas. With parties, cooking classes, and a community building project, you’re bound to de-stress before and during the holidays.

Tuesday December 20th

Occupy Chanukah

At sundown tonight, people all across NYC will be celebrating Chanukah, otherwise known as the Festival of Lights- enjoying traditions like delicious potato latkes and spinning the dreidel. And if you’re looking for a uniquely NYC Chanukah, head over to Washington Square Park to help build a Chanukah Light Sculpture. Enjoy complimentary hot cocoa and latkes while working and listening to traditional songs.

Where: Washington Square Park

When: Tuesday December 20th 5:30PM

Wednesday December 21st

Hot Havana Nights @ Drom

Head over to the East Village this Wednesday, December 21st for a true taste of Cuba with celebrity tenor, Pepito Gomez- hailing straight from Cuba. Along with dancing to some of the best latin beats the city has to offer, you’ll enjoy a full dinner buffet, open bar, and a beginners salsa lesson. For your $69 ticket go here. http://www.directfromcuba.com/dfc/Performances.html

Thursday December 22nd

Holiday Food & Wine Cooking Class

This time of year always has people stressed- because everything leading up to Christmas Eve and Day takes time, effort, and money. If party planning is an added stress, we have the perfect solution for you. For $50, you’ll follow Executive Chef Ryan Smith as he teaches you how to make the best holiday table- with appetizers, entrees, treats and more, you’ll have your holiday meal set.

Where: New York Vintners, 21 Warren St  New York, NY 10007

When: Thursday December 22nd 3:00PM-5:00PM

Friday December 23rd

Chelsea Manor’s One Year Anniversary

Chelsea Manor would like to invite you to their 1st birthday. A holiday-themed, customer appreciation party- and with happy hour specials from 4:00PM to closing, you’ll be thanking the luxurious and modern Chelsea Manor. Capacity is limited so make your reservation here. http://chelseamanor.com/

Where: Chelsea Manor

When: Friday December 23rd 4:00PM

Saturday December 24th 

French Kiss-Mas @ Rebel

This Christmas Eve, dance the night away to the hip hop legends DJ magic, Funk Flex, DJ Wallah and more for a tri-level, five room all-out dance party. With French Montana as the headliner at night hit, Rebel.

Where: Rebel

When: Saturday December 24th 10:30PM-4:30AM

Sunday December 25th

Winter Fresh: The 3rd Annual Black & White Affair

If by the time you’re back from Christmas dinner with the family, you just want to dress up and dance- than this is the party for you. Amnesia has transformed itself into a Winter Fresh dance wonderland adorned in black and white. Equipped with DJs Self, Norie, and Mike Neeze are manning the turntables, so you’re sure to let off some steam. Like the title, the dress code is monochrome.

Where: Amnesia

When: Sunday December 25th 11:00PM-4:00AM