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TheMenEvent to Host Speed Dating, Walking Tours and Boys Nights Throughout August

TheMenEvent.com has a packed schedule planned for August, with social walking tours, boy's nights, and speed dating events for NYC's most eligible gay bachelors.

Gay Social Walking Tours

Monday, August 5 - Central Park

Central Park is one of the most beautiful parts of New York City. It is even more stunning on a gorgeous summer evening below the city skyline. This opportunity does not last long and there is no better way to experience it than to be with dozens of fun and friendly members of the group plus members of several other social groups! Your guide will share with you the history of the park from its heyday to decline and then rebirth. He will show you amazing pictures from before the park was there to vintage shots from the late 18 and 1900's. You will learn of it's construction, design, special secrets and more as the sun sets on a perfect summer day.

The tour lasts about 90 minutes and following the walk you can join the group for an optional dinner at a local restaurant.

What to Wear: Dress casually and wear comfortable shoes.
What to Bring: Maybe a bottle of water for the walk and your sense of adventure!
What to Expect: A group of friendly people who are looking to make new friends and learn a little about the city
Meeting Place: The group will meet inside the park in front of Tavern on the Green on the benches. This is about 100 yards inside the park at the West 67th street entrance. The Tavern on the Green Information Center at Central Park West and West 67th Street.

Registration cost $15 per person. Tickets can be purchased by visiting walkingcentralparkaug5.eventbrite.com.

Gay Speed Dating: HIV+ Men

Tuesday, August 6, 6:30 p.m.

Attendees may meet the future love of their lives, make a great new friend, or even meet a future business partner! This event caters to New York City's most eligible bachelors, and has proven to be a huge success making lots and lots of couples. on 8 short dates in one night! Each date lasts 6 to 8 minutes and is a really fun, quick and easy way for gay men to meet each other. If there is chemistry from both guys, we will connect the two and attendees can go on more dates.How does it work? Attendees will go. The event divides its participants into two age groups: ages 23 - 35 and ages 36 - 50.

Guests will have the safety and privacy to speed date with other positive guys and hopefully find that special someone.

Note: Gay Speed Dating for HIV+ Men is proudly supported by Positive Alliance.

Gay Speed Dating for Professionals will take place at Gossip Bar & Restaurant 733 9th Avenue at 50th Street. Check-In begins at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Attendees must arrive and check-in prior to 6:55 p.m. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated.

The registration fee costs $25. Tickets may be purchased by visiting pozspeeddating.eventbrite.com. No refunds or exchanges. All sales final.

For information about our other speed dating events visit themenevent.com/gayspeeddating.htm


Boy's Night at THE ORION EXPERIENCE

Thursday, August 8

THE ORION EXPERIENCE is Off-Broadway's new interactive dance party in the style of ROCKY HORROR, BARBARELLA, and CAPTAIN EO. In-flight amenities include original electro-pop music, live band, wall-to-wall dancing, aerialists, and full cash bar. Join the crew and dance the night away! Special offer using code below: $35 (reg. $45) and includes a free drink.

USE CODE: TOEBN35

To register, visit web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/924710/prm/TOEBN35.

TheMenEvent.com hosts the Time Square Social Party

Tuesday, August 13, 6-9 p.m.

TheMenEvent.com is thrilled to bring attendees out again for another edition of their popular monthly networking party. Attendees will get to meet lots of other gay professionals, make new friendships, enjoy drink specials and more!

Everyone wears a name tag, but instead of putting your name, you put your occupation (it is a networking party after all). The name-tags are also color-coded so you know who is single (in case that is on one's agenda). Regularly attended by hundreds of great guys, this is the one monthly event NYC Gays dare not miss. The event takes place on Tuesday, August 13 from 6-9 p.m. at Boxers HK - Time Square, 742 9th Avenue.

Special Gift for the first 25 Check-Ins: Be one of the first 25 to check-in to the event and get a voucher from New York Broadway Tours for a free walking tour (www.nybt.info).

There is no cover charge and fabulous drink specials. Networking where you meet other amazing attendees and collect business cards to win BIG prizes including tickets to fabulous Broadway and Off Broadway shows.

More info and registration are available at gaynetworkingsocial.eventbrite.com.

Gay Social Walking Tours

Wednesday, August 14 - The Highline

Join TheMenEvent for a fun evening of socializing and learning. Get to know a bit more about NYC while socializing with other friendly handsome men! :) A professional tour guide will lead us on a tour of The Highline, New York's most popular new attraction! The Highline is an elevated freight train trestle that operated in NYC from the 1930's to the 1980's. After years of neglect The Friends of The Highline have saved the structure and transformed it into a beautiful park featuring many of the elements from its' rich history! Following the tour the group will go to Bone Lick Park for the Happy Hour party and karaoke. Dress casual/business casual. Wear comfortable shoes.

Meeting Place & Time: Gastro Market, 315 10th Avenue, at 28th Street. Check-in will begin at 6 p.m., and we will leave right at 6:30 p.m. Gastro Market features a great collection of beers you might not have ever heard of, served in fun jelly jars. Come early and try one.

To register, visit walkinghighlineaug14.eventbrite.com. Tickets are $15 per person. Use code EARLY to save $3 if you buy by 8/7.

Boy's Night at THE RIDE

Thursday, August 15

New York City's newest groundbreaking theatrical experience comes to life in the heart of Times Square. Part tour and part show, THE RIDE is a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience that turns the streets of New York into a stage. And on Thursday 8/15, the ride is specially geared to the Gays of TheMenEvent.

With stadium seating, 40 monitors, 3000 LED lights, and surround sound, THE RIDE is the world's only moving theater. THE RIDE's ensemble cast of singers, dancers, musicians, actors, and comedians are discovered along a 75-minute journey through Times Square and midtown Manhattan. The iconic landmarks of the city unfold before the eyes of audience members facing sideways out of floor-to-ceiling glass windows, delivering unparalleled panoramic and vertical views of Manhattan.

A thrilling adventure awaits you on THE RIDE. THE RIDE is the only tour, attraction, or show in New York City that provides a fully tailored personal experience. RIDErs are integrated into the show while THE RIDE's performers interact with the audience members in a truly original manner. As performers engage the audience with quizzes, facts, and shout-outs; students, adults, and seniors alike all share in this unforgettable New York City experience.

Tickets only $59 (regular price $74) and include a free pre-trip cocktail at Boxers

To register, visit therideboysnight.eventbrite.com. Save $5 a ticket when you book before July 31. Use code "early".

Gay Speed Dating: Gay Professionals

Tuesday, August 20 and September 24

Attendees may meet the future love of their lives, make a great new friend, or even meet a future business partner! This event caters to New York City's most eligible bachelors, and has proven to be a huge success making lots and lots of couples. How does it work? Attendees will go on 8 short dates in one night! Each date lasts 6 to 8 minutes and is a really fun, quick and easy way for gay men to meet each other. If there is chemistry from both guys, we will connect the two and attendees can go on more dates. The event divides its participants into two age groups: ages 23 - 37 and ages 38 - 52

Gay Speed Dating for Professionals will take place at Gossip Bar & Restaurant 733 9th Avenue at 50th Street. Check-In begins at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place from 7:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m. Attendees must arrive and check-in prior to 6:55 p.m. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated.

The registration fee costs $25. Attendees who order before midnight 8/13 (9/17 for the second date) can save $5. Use Code "early." Tickets may be purchased by visiting gayspeeddateprofaugust.eventbrite.com. No Refunds or exchanges. All sales final.

Gay Speed Dating: Millionaire Matchmaker

Tuesday, September 10

Go on 8 short dates in one night! Each date lasts 6 to 8 minutes and is a really fun, quick and easy way for gay men to meet each other. If there is chemistry from both guys, TheMenEvent.com will connect the two and you can go on more dates.

Younger Men (Under 35) will go on dates with Mature Men over 38.

Are you a young gay man who always has the hots for the silver fox? Are you 35 and under and yearn to date a handsome successful mature man? Is it the suit that turns you on? Maybe the nights on the town away from the other club kids and instead painting the town red with an older established MAN? At "Millionaire Matchmaker" gay speed dating, younger gays (35 and under) will go on dates with handsome mature men (38 and up). If you connect with men outside your age range, this is the event for you.

Gay Speed Dating: Millionaire Matchmaker will take place at Gossip Bar & Restaurant 733 9th Avenue at 50th Street. Check-In begins at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Attendees must arrive and check-in prior to 6:55 p.m. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated.

Registration is $25 (ages 35 and under) and $30 (ages 38 and over). Attendees who order before midnight 9/3 can save $5. Use Code "early." Tickets may be purchased by visiting gaymilldating.eventbrite.com. No Refunds or exchanges. All sales final.

Gay Speed Dating: Bear and Cub Lovers

Tuesday, October 8

If you're a bear, cub, wolf, otter, or lover of all things scruffy, come participate in this gay speed dating event! Are you a Yogi bear in search of a Boo Boo? Are you an otter looking for the wolf of his dreams? This event caters to New York City's most eligible bears, cubs, & scruff lovers. Our speed dating events have proven to be huge success making lots and lots of couples. How does it work? You will go on 8 short dates in one night! Each date lasts 6 minutes and is a really fun, quick and easy way for gay men to meet each other. If there is chemistry from both guys, they will connect the two and you can go on more dates.

Gay Speed Dating: Bear and Cub Lovers will take place at Gossip Bar & Restaurant 733 9th Avenue at 50th Street. Check-In begins at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Attendees must arrive and check-in prior to 6:55 p.m. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated.

The registration fee costs $25. Attendees who order before midnight 10/1 can save $5. Use Code "early." Tickets may be purchased by visiting beardating.eventbrite.com. No Refunds or exchanges. All sales final.


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