Battle Of The Big Bands :: 1940’s Style Swing Dancing at the Intrepid

    May 26, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – May 27, 2018 @ 1:00 am
    Pier 86
    W 46th St & 12th Ave, New York, NY 10036

    Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum To Host 3rd Annual

    1940’s-Style Swing Dancing Event

    Battle Of The Big Bands

    Saturday, May 26
    8:00 pm to 1:00 am

    Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
    Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue), Manhattan

    The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum joins with Prohibition Productions to host Battle of the Big Bands, an epic music and swing dancing event on the flight deck of the historic aircraft carrier Intrepid located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue) on Saturday, May 26, from 8:00pm to 1:00am. The event is part of the Museum’s celebration of Fleet Week New York 2018.

    Celebrate the music, dancing and style of the swing era with a spectacular lineup of over 80 performers, including three of NYC’s best big bands—the Eyal Vilner Big Band; the George Gee Swing Orchestra; and Artie Shaw Orch.

    Costumes and dancing shoes are encouraged. For fashion lovers, the evening will include a vintage fashion show and contest and a 3,200 square-foot dance floor will provide room for a dance contest, swing dance performances, and free beginner swing dance lessons.

    Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. This event is open to adults ages 21 and over.

    Tickets are required and space is limited. Tickets start at $49.00. VIP ticketholders will get an exclusive tour on the hangar deck. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

    About the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

    The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery.

    The Intrepid Museum fulfills its mission to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth by connecting them to history through hands-on exploration while bridging the future by inspiring innovation.