Tavern on the GreenIconic NYC Eatery Hosts Celebration to Witness Rare NYC Phenomenon

New York, N.Y. – On Monday, April 8, 2024, Tavern on the Green is hosting its first-ever Solar Eclipse Viewing Party, offering themed cocktails, iconic dining classics such as the Tavern burger, an exclusively themed black and white cookie and protective glasses to safely view the eclipse.

New York City will witness a rare solar eclipse, reaching up to 90% totality around 3:25PM. Tavern on the Green and its picturesque Central Park backdrop make for an ideal setting for New Yorkers to experience the unique phenomenon.

Held in the Courtyard from 2:00PM to 5:00PM, the unbeatable viewing event promises to enrich guests with great food, great drinks, and expert knowledge. Specialty menu items for purchase include Milky Way Mac and Cheese, Satellite Meatball Sliders, Chocolate Moon Pies and an Eclipse Black and White Cookie. During the pre-eclipse happy hour, an astronomer from Columbia University will give a 30-minute educational presentation to explain more about the eclipse, such as why it happens and why this particular eclipse is so rare.

**The event is open to the public**

WHAT:  Tavern on the Green’s Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

WHO:  Jim Caiola, Co-Owner of Tavern on the Green

David Salama, Co-Owner of Tavern on the Green

Afra Ashraf, Research Associate at Columbia University

WHEN:  Monday, April 8 from 2:00PM to 5:00PM ET

WHERE: Tavern on the Green (Enter at 67th & Central Park West) New York, NY 10023  

CONTACT:  5W Public Relations tavernonthegreen@5wpr.com

Step into the world of fine dining at Tavern on the Green, an iconic Central Park institution that has captured the spirit of New York City since 1934. Reimagined in 2014 by co-owners Jim Caiola and David Salama, the venue has garnered international attention by seamlessly blending history with modernity, offering timelessly warm ambiance and seasonal American fare. Tavern on the Green has been the backdrop for countless events, from opulent weddings and personal celebrations to highly-anticipated Broadway and film premieres. The restaurant provides casual dining and refreshing cocktails in addition to its formal setting, perfect after a stroll through Central Park. The expert culinary team presents creative variations of classic dishes that pair beautifully with the extensive wine list, described by Forbes as, “not just a place to eat. It’s a New York experience, and even beyond…”

Located within Central Park at 67th Street & Central Park West, Tavern on the Green remains a beacon of New York City's culinary landscape after 90 years in operation.