The 16th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party Returns To Governors Island

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Celebrating the “RETURN OF THE TWENTIES,” the festival will be held June 11-12, 2022.

New York City’s premier annual Jazz Age Lawn Party returns this summer and announces that tickets are SOLD OUT!

Celebrating its 16th year, the Jazz Age Lawn Party has awoken the vibrations of a timeless zeitgeist. Originating as a small gathering of friends longing for the simpler charms of a bygone era, the event has evolved into an international destination, the world’s most beloved and longest-running event of its kind. The vibrant optimism and inventiveness of Jazz Age culture and its living legacy continue to resonate with generation after generation.

Governors Island becomes the backdrop for this cultural phenomenon. This trip through time begins with a breezy ride aboard a ferry boat with breathtaking views of Manhattan and Lady Liberty en route to NYC’s hidden gem, Governors Island. Once ashore, a sprawling green awaits, nestled under a canopy of century-old trees, caressed by fresh sea air, surrounded by historic architecture—a dream where the clock stops, nestled right in the heart of New York Harbor.

Josh Cellars presents a wine tasting experience and will be offering an array of varietals at the bar by the glass or bottle including Rosé, Prosecco, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Cabernet. A selection of refreshing, ice-cold cocktails will be provided by Brooklyn’s very own Social Hour - a line of canned craft cocktails founded by bartending veterans Julie Reiner and Tom Macy. Sip on the delightfully fizzy G&T made with New York Distilling Company’s Dorothy Parker Gin, or the Pacific Spritz made with a combination of house-made Italian pre-meal drink, aperitivo and rose wine; for whiskey lovers, the fiery Whiskey Mule made with New York Distilling Company’s Ragtime Rye will be sure to please.

Widely anticipated by flappers, sporting gents and tiny tots alike, the event has been revered year after year by a wide array of families, locals, and tourists.

Jazz Age Lawn Party is committed to hosting a fun and safe event with strict adherence to all NYS COVID-19 protocols that may be in effect.

As always, a delightful array of offerings abounds throughout the day, some of which are listed below.

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***MICHAEL ARENELLA AND HIS DREAMLAND ORCHESTRA is the world’s premier Jazz-Age dance orchestra, specializing in the Hot Jazz of the 1920s. Conductor, composer, musician, and crooner Michael Arenella presents a personally transcribed, one-of-a-kind songbook for your listening and dancing pleasure.***

*QUEEN ESTHER – The renowned vocalist is truly Jazz royalty

*TERRY WALDO – Ragtime piano master

*VINTAGE PORTRAITS – You Ought To Be In Pictures, perched upon one of our Paper Moons

*1920s MOTOR CAR EXHIBITION get up close and personal with flivvers and Tin Lizzies

*VINTAGE CLOTHING VENDORS AND ARTISANS – a veritable village of timeless treasures and inspired creations to take home

*DREAMLAND GENERAL STORE – for your comfort and convenience offers picnic blankets, parasols, hand fans, assorted sundries & more

*And more to be announced! The festival welcomes any brands and organizations interested in collaborations or sponsorships! | Instagram: @theJazzAgeLawnParty | @MADreamland Twitter: @JazzAgeNYC #JALP2021 | @MADreamland

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