Cocktails & Culture: Day-Glo December Fiesta

When: Friday, December 17, 2021, 6:00pm
Price: Free with Museum admission
There is a black background with a photo of the band Locobeach. There is text that reads Day-Glo December Fiesta with Locobeach. There is a neon green outline of a palm tree and small drawings of a martini glass, maracas, and a trumpet.
Photo of Locobeach by Andrew Greto

For our holiday edition of Cocktails & Culture, join us for an '80s-inspired fiesta and groove to the Latin disco beats of cumbia pop supergroup Locobeach! Try your hand drawing at our Sketch & Sip with Drawing America (extra fee applies). Become immersed in the Museum's Day-Glo December festivities, from a virtual Santa to a retro arcade. Themed cocktails and food from Teranga available for purchase.

Our exhibitions New York, New Music: 1980-1986 and Puppets of New York will be open late for viewing.

Masks and proof of vaccination required.

Locobeach is cumbia pop; latin disco with a psychedelic/spaghetti western edge. This supergroup of a band is comprised of Jose Luis Pardo on guitars/vocals, Neil Ochoa on congas/percussion/electronics, Joshua Camp on accordion/keyboards/vocals, and Edward Marshall on bass, Fernando Valladares on Timbales & Drums. Their debut album, Psychedelic Disco Cumbia, came out October 25, 2019. Dance music for your brain!

About Sketch & Sip and Drawing America:
Join Drawing America for a 'Sketch and Sip' drawing session. Separate registration required; check back soon. Draw a live, costumed model. Share your work at the breaks, take in an exhibition, grab a drink, and come back for more sketching. Materials are provided, or bring your own pencils and paper.  

About Day-Glo December:
It's a merry and bright December at the Museum of the City of New York. Starting December 10, 2021, travel back in time and spend the afternoon in our 80s arcade inspired by the blockbuster exhibition, New York, New Music: 1980-1986. 

Event Logistics (Subject to change based on NYC regulations)

  • Proof of vaccination is required for entry to the event (everyone over the age of 12). Excelsior Pass is accepted for those who were vaccinated in NYS. 
  • Masks required 
  • For more information about the Museum’s COVID Guidelines, please check our "Plan Your Visit" page.
  • Please contact with any questions or ticketing issues.
  • All sales are final; refunds not permitted. Exchanges and credit for future programs only. Programs and dates may be subject to change. The Museum of the City of New York reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers and/or those who do not provide requested Covid-19 documentation. Program tickets do not include Museum Admission unless otherwise noted.

Free with Museum admission 

Accessibility: Please contact the Museum at 917.492.3333 or with any questions.

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