Mayor Adams and NYC & Company Launch ‘New York Winter Outing’

January 18, 2022

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NYC Winter Outings brings together NYC Restaurant Week, NYC Broadway Week, NYC Must-See Week and NYC Hotel Week

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams kicked off NYC & Company’s NYC Winter Outing event today with a lighting ceremony at the Empire State Building Observatory. Mayor Adams kicked off the event alongside Michael James Scott, who plays the Genie in Disney’s Aladdin, and Charlotte d’Amboise, who plays Roxie Hart in Chicago, as well than interpreter Michael Scirrotto. The building will be lit blue and white tonight in honor of the NYC Winter Outing.

“In New York, we like to combine the best of what we have to offer,” said Mayor Eric Adams. “What better way to celebrate our city than by supporting our amazing restaurants, hotels, Broadway shows and attractions. Through vaccinations and testing, we can bring our city back stronger than ever and enjoy all that makes this place the greatest city in the world. »

“We are thrilled to bring back NYC Winter Outing this year, with safety at the forefront thanks to the city Key to NYC requirements,” said Fred Dixon, President and CEO, NYC & Company. “The program offers great deals on dining, Broadway, arts and culture, performing arts, tours and hotels in less busy times. We encourage locals and visitors to show their support for businesses, large and small, in all five boroughs by taking advantage of these unique New York experiences now.

“Today’s lighting ceremony underscores our message that New York City is open for business,” said Charles Flateman, Chairman of the Board of NYC & Company and Executive Vice President, The Shubert Organization. “With the launch of NYC Winter Outing, we’re supporting and stimulating businesses in New York’s five boroughs, showcasing the best of Broadway, arts and culture, restaurants, hotels, attractions, and more.”

NYC Winter Outing includes prix-fixe menus at over 500 restaurants; 2-for-1 tickets to 17 Broadway shows and over 45 attractions, museums, tours and performing arts; and 22% off standard retail rates at nearly 130 participating hotels in the five boroughs through February 13. Reservations for all offers are currently available at

New Yorkers and visitors must join the City’s Key to NYC guidelines and consult the websites of participating companies (available by clicking on each of the four programs at for individual needs, protocols, timed ticketing, etc.

About NYC & Company:
NYC & Company is the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitor bureau of New York City, dedicated to maximizing travel and tourism opportunities in the five boroughs, building economic prosperity, and spreading New York’s positive image around the world. For all there is to do and see in New York, visit


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