Family & Friends Weekend: Oct. 7-9

Join LIM College students, faculty, staff, alumni and family members from October 7-9 for our annual Family & Friends Weekend. Family & Friends Weekend is an opportunity for parents, siblings, and friends to experience a slice of LIM College life by participating in three days of exciting events on the LIM College campus and in New York City. Please note that all events will be held rain or shine.

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Friday, October 7

Vegas Night

7:00 – 10:00 pm
LIM College's Maxwell Hall 216 East 45th St. (between 2nd and 3rd Aves.)

Vegas Night -- featuring our famous $5,000 “Drawdown” Raffle -- is tons of fun! Play Roulette, Texas Hold 'Em and Blackjack, see an amazing illusionist, and sing some karaoke. Tickets for the $5,000 Drawdown Raffle are $10 and can be purchased on the event registration page. You do not need to be present to win. Raffle tickets purchased online will be scanned or mailed to you.


Saturday, October 8

The Iron Merchant

11:00 am - 3:00 pm
LIM College's Maxwell Hall 216 East 45th St. (between 2nd and 3rd Aves.)

Visual Merchandising students will be presented with a themed reality challenge in which they must showcase a specific product utilizing a mannequin and assorted materials and props within a one-hour time limit. Come cheer our contestants on and vote for the team that creates the best display. Lunch will be served. The winning team will be announced at 3:00 pm.


12:00 – 1:30 pm
LIM College Residence Hall (1760 Third Avenue)

Students and parents will be challenged to a cook-off in the Residence Hall kitchen.

Spa Afternoon

2:00 – 5:30 PM
LIM College Residence Hall (1760 Third Avenue)

Relax with a massage and manicure.


Sunday, October 9

Brunch with President Elizabeth S. Marcuse

11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Pier 40 on the Hudson River (353 West Street) Click here for directions

Join us for a jazz brunch cruise offering amazing views of NYC landmarks, including the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and the Freedom Tower. You'll have the chance to talk with President Marcuse, as well as faculty, staff, and alumni. Boarding begins at 11:30 am. We will embark at 12:15 pm and return to Pier 40 at 2:30 pm. Seating is limited, so reserve your spot today.

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