Return of the Red Umbrellas

BY Meatpacking BIDPUBLISHED 03.29.2023

Celebrate the return of the neighborhood's iconic red umbrellas with a day of programming on Gansevoort Plaza. In partnership with local businesses and emerging talent from in and around the district, the inaugural Return of the Red Umbrellas event solidifies Meatpacking as a destination for enjoying the outdoor space, discovery, and connecting with the community. 

Activities throughout the day

9:30 - 11:30 am: Complimentary coffee from Terremoto Coffee and live music by @ericamariemancini and @amosrosemusic

11:30 am - 4:30 pm: Complimentary custom portraits by artist Laura Baran

12 - 4:30 pm: Enjoy lunch on the plaza from your favorite restaurant while listening to live music from Jammcard artists including Dave Levy and the Brass Alchemy, Christian DeMarco Band, DJ Vicky, and Augie Bello

1 pm: Complimentary Chicken + Waffles samples from STK Steakhouse and a complimentary mini Raspberry Rose Cookies from maman

3 pm: The Meatpacking District’s 1st Annual Red Umbrella Runway Show

  • Strut down the red carpet showing off a decorated umbrella. Decorate an umbrella inspired by the Meatpacking District. The first 20 guests to walk the runway will receive a custom Meatpacking umbrella.

5 pm: Graham 2 Performance




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