Metro-North Offering Discount Packages to GLBT Expo
March 11th, 2014
Got plans for the weekend of the 22nd? Metro-North has your discount ride and admission ticket to the upcoming GLBT Expo at Jacob Javits Convention Center.
The two-day extravaganza, now in its 21st year, is the oldest and largest consumer/business event in the United States with over 20,000 attendees each year from the GLBT Community. The show floor is filled with hundreds of exhibits in a variety of industries.
For foodies – this year’s show will feature New York's Top Gay Chef Contest as well as the Gay Professionals "Meet & Greet" Wine Tasting and Pairing event. This year’s Video Lounge features DJ Eddie Cruz and a Gay Film Festival with special guests. Attendees can also enjoy the popular, large-scale Wedding Pavilion. Other highlights include Psychic Mary Occhino and top entertainment from award-winning performers.
Discounted show admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and disabled individuals. Children under 12 are free. Customers will also receive reduced rail fare and can click here for prices from their boarding station.
The show runs Saturday and Sunday, March 22 & 23, noon to 6 PM. For more information, visit originalglbtexpo.com
Take the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Line to Grand Central Terminal. For schedules click here:
From there take the westbound M42 (42nd Street between Park and Vanderbilt Avenues) to 11th Avenue and walk a few blocks to the Javits Center which is located on Eleventh Avenue between 34th and 40th Streets. (Bus fare is NOT included in package price).
To Order Tickets:
Purchase your rail ticket from any Metro-North ticket office or full-service ticket vending machine (excluding Grand Central) or online here.
For more information on Metro-North Getaways packages, log on to: http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/getaways.htm.