5 Can’t Miss Weekend Events

Every week Long Island Pulse editors help you plan your weekend. From Montauk to Manhattan these are the events you can’t miss. Think of it as your weekend agenda. Share your weekend using #LIPulse.

Garden City

What: Barrier Beer Dinner
Where: Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas (1002 Old Country Road)
When: Thursday, March 22, 7pm
Why Go: Switch wine with beer during this tapas-style dinner. Executive Chef Ryan Keough teamed up with Long Island-based Barrier Brewing Co. to create a tasting menu featuring five dishes paired with specific beers. Options include a New York Strip Loin Tartare paired with Barrier’s Pale Ale and a Pear Tartlet with an American Brown Ale. Tickets are $55 a person. Click to go


What: The Paramount Comedy Series Presents: Paul Zerdin
Where: The Paramount (370 New York Avenue)
When: Friday, March 23, 8pm
Why Go: One of the world’s most famous ventriloquists is coming to Long Island. Get ready for some laughs as you watch the America’s Got Talent winner in action with a few of his friends. Click to go


What: NYC Craft Distillers Festival
Where: The Bowery Hotel (335 Bowery)
When: Saturday, March 24, 12-10pm
Why Go: Step back into the pre-prohibition era at this fifth annual event. Taste more than 60 specially-selected craft spirits and enjoy the sounds of a 1920s style jazz band. Tickets range from $95-$165. Click to go

What: Macy’s Flower Show
Where: Macy’s Herald Square (151 W 34th Street)
When: Sunday, March 25
Why Go: Experience the beautiful floral scenes when the annual Macy’s Flower Show kicks off on Sunday. Expect to see blooms, fantasy flowers and lush plants from around the globe. The free event promises to be like a fairy tale. The two-week presentation also includes other events like beer tastings, paint classes and chocolate demos. Click to go


What: Daughtry
Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury (960 Brush Hollow Road)
When: Saturday, March 24, 7pm
Why Go: Music fans, this one’s for you. American Idol alum Chris Daughtry is bringing his band to Long Island for a night of rock and fun. Click to go

anna halkidis

anna halkidis

Anna Halkidis is a senior web editor at Long Island Pulse. Feel free to reach out at anna@lipulse.com or on Twitter @annahalkidis.