Get Summer Started With a Memorial Day Escape to NYC

After a long winter of dreary weather and short days, New York City is abuzz and eagerly awaiting the arrival of summer. A long Memorial Day weekend of fun, festivities and relaxation is the perfect way to kick off the warm season in the city.


Lotte New York Palace is providing a new Memorial Day promotion that allows guests to make the most of every stay with 20% off accommodations on and around Memorial Day weekend. Save more, experience more, and kick off the summer in style in New York City.


With an array of patriotic Memorial Day weekend events and a complete calendar of cultural, dining and outdoor activities available during the spring and summer, New York City is an ideal Memorial Day weekend destination. Whether you’re interested in enjoying a romantic weekend of Central Park picnics and after-dark cocktails or a family adventure of shopping, Broadway and only-in-New York activities, our concierge has a spring or summer itinerary recommendation to suit you.

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Memorial Day Weekend Events in NYC

There’s no better place to ring in the arrival of summer than New York City. Manhattan celebrates Memorial Day weekend in a variety of unique ways, including parades, concerts and tributes to America’s servicemen and servicewomen.

New York Philharmonic Memorial Day Concert

Cathedral of St. John the Divine May 25, 2016 The New York P ’s free annual Memorial Day concert offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see some of the world’s best musicians absolutely free of charge. Hosted in the stunning surroundings of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Morningside Heights, the one-hour performance takes place at 8 p.m. on Memorial Day. Tickets are required – they will be distributed at 6 p.m. on the evening of the show.

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Fleet Week 2016 at The Intrepid

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex May 25-30, 2016 This outstanding museum becomes even more special during the week of Memorial Day, as Fleet Week brings thousands of active duty military personnel to New York City. The Intrepid Museum goes all out with military-focused activities and showcases, including a free screening of Top Gun on the flight deck, live performances of World War II-era music, and a special evening of swing dancing on May 28.

Memorial Day Parade

Dyckman Street and Broadway May 30, 2016 Pay tribute to the sacrifices of America’s armed forces by attending one of New York City’s festive Memorial Day parades. Each of the city’s five boroughs hosts a major Memorial Day parade, with the Manhattan version beginning uptown at Dyckman and Broadway.


Memorial Day Hotel Deal at Lotte New York Palace

• 20% off accommodations (excluding Specialty Suites)
• Stay between May 22 – June 5, 2016
– Must stay through Memorial Day
• Book by May 30, 2016
– 7-day advanced purchase
• Closed to departure May 22-29
• Closed to arrival May 31-June 5

Learn more about our Memorial Day hotel special.

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