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Jazz Age Lawn Party

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Party like Gatsby at this annual celebration of the Roaring Twenties on Governors Island.

  • Jazz Age Lawn Party
  • Jazz Age Lawn Party
  • Jazz Age Lawn Party
  • Jazz Age Lawn Party
  • Jazz Age Lawn Party

VIP Admission for One: June 15

$107 $52 51% off

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  • VIP admission to the 8th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island on Saturday, June 15, 2013 11 AM – 5 PM (select choice of food option at right)
  • Dedicated, separate VIP line for admission
  • Five cocktails or beers
  • Three-course picnic lunch
  • Dance lessons at 11 AM
  • $25 gift certificate to Worth & Worth hat shop

What we love

  • Live jazz music from Michael Arenella and his huge Dreamland Orchestra, Ziegfeld Follies–inspired floor shows and Jazz Age enthusiasts sporting fabulous period outfits make this one of summer’s most popular events.
  • A three-course lunch provides plenty of fuel for Charleston lessons led by top-notch dancer Roddy Caravella, while St-Germain cocktails, sangria and beers from Brooklyn Brewery offer the liquid courage to show off your new moves on the parquet dance floor that’s laid over the grass.
  • Get your vintage portrait taken by Tsirkus Fotografika, then take a spin around the island in the rumble-seat of a vintage roadster.
  • Vintage clothing dealers and boutique milliners like Worth & Worth, Ellen Christine Millinery, Fine and Dandy Shop, and Noble Savage Vintage will be peddling retro fashions—so you can buy a costume when you arrive.

What to know

  • Redeem on: Saturday, June 15, 2013
  • This offer is subject to Terms and Conditions
  • This offer is final sale and non-refundable
  • Offer must be redeemed on date purchased
  • Must be 21 or over to consume alcohol; valid government ID required
  • Purchaser names will be provided to the vendor for ticketing purposes
  • Jazz Lawn NY - Photo Credit: Walter Wlodarczyk


Governors Island
New York, NY 11231

About the Jazz Age Lawn Party

Selected by The New York Times as one of the most memorable events of 2011, the Jazz Age Lawn Party brings the ’20s to vivid life in New York Harbor. Historic Governors Island serves as the setting for live music from bandleader Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra, floor shows by the Dreamland Follies dancers, and tap dance and Charleston performances by The Minsky Sisters and Caravella’s Canarsie Wobblers.

Guests can shop for vintage clothing and hats, take dance lessons, and picnic on the sprawling lawn while the sounds of authentic ’78 records played on antique phonographs float through the air. Vintage portraits, a 1920s motorcar exhibition, parades, tug o’ war games, and a pie-recipe contest and tasting will keep flappers and sporting gents busy long into the afternoon. At this event, Jay Gatsby himself wouldn’t feel out of place.

— Natalie Brewster, Gilt City Editor

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