By now you've probably heard about the Great GoogaMooga, the epic food and music festival hitting Prospect Park May 19th and 20th. General admission tickets are have cleared out, but there are still spots available for Extra Mooga, the festival's all-inclusive VIP experience, for $250. We're giving away a pair of tickets right here!
The GoogaMooga Line Up
Here's what you can expect at the Great GoogaMooga, no matter what kind of ticket you have: killer music from 16 bands including The Roots and Daryl Hall & John Oates; a mighty line up of beer and wine (read more about the drinks at the GoogaMooga here); and food from 72 amazing New York restaurants and vendors (with Crawfish Monica representing New Orleans). Here's the list of participating food vendors (which is still growing):
BaoHaus Big Gay Ice Cream Blue Ribbon Brindle Room Char No. 4 Co. Cookin' With Coolio Colicchio & Sons Craft Crif Dogs Crawfish Monica (*coming up from New Orleans, LA) DBGB Kitchen & Bar Dirty Bird Do or Dine DuMont burger Frankies 457 Spuntino Hill Country Barbecue Market Joseph Leonard Landhaus Little muenster Luke's Lobster M. Wells The Meat Hook Mile End Minetta Tavern Momofuku Milk Bar Num Pang Porchetta Red Rooster Red hook's El Olomega Papusas Roberta's Russ & Daughters Seersucker Simply Chicken by Jean-Georges Souvlaki GR The Lobster Place The Spotted Pig Sullivan Street Bakery The Burger Joint Third Rail Coffee Shop Tía Pol Vinegar Hill House
What an Extra Mooga Ticket Gets You
Extra Mooga is a festival within a festival; in addition to the above, an Extra Mooga ticket grants you access to parties with rock star New York chefs (and some actual rock stars), special drink tastings, and seminars led by Anthony Bourdain, April Bloomfield, Tom Colicchio, and many more. You can see the full schedule of special Extra Mooga events here, or check them out below:
Anthony Bourdain April Bloomfield: A Girl and Her Pig Beef Butchering hosted by The Meat Hook's Tom Mylan Beer vs. Wine with Garrett Oliver and Paul Grieco with Amy Schumer Big Gay Ice Cream Disco Party Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken Party Farmer Fizz Champagnes presented by Terry Thiese Hot Tub with Kurt Braunholder and Kristen Schaal In Season: Alan Systma and Michael Anthony James Murphy DJ Set Jay Gatsby's NYC Brunch Liquid Brunch, the Art of Daytime Drinking with Julie Reiner Marcus Samuelsson's Harlem Renaissance Party Meet and Greet (and Eat) Michael Symon and Dean Dearing Molecular Cocktails from Booker & Dax with Kate Krader and Dave Arnold New Orleans Brass Brunch with Dirty Dozen Brand and Crawfish Monica Noshing with Patton Oswalt, Tom Colicchio, and Eddie Huang Shell Shucked! hosted by the John Dory Oyster Bar Silent Disco Speedtasting: the Corkbuzz Wine Event Spirit of Old New York Cocktail Party The Art of Appetizing with Russ and Daughters The Monkey Bar Goes Bananas Whole Fish Breakdown with Masaharu Morimoto Winning the Cup: Third Rail Coffee and Marc Manon WTF Podcast with Marc Manon
An Extra Mooga ticket will also give you access to an exclusive music viewing area for the live performances, food from Colicchio & Friends and Umami Burger, special beer, wine, and cocktails, and entrance to the dolled-up spaces for all the events above.
Win a Pair of Extra Mooga Tickets
Excited? You should be. Want a pair of tickets? Let's make that happen. We're giving away one pair of tickets for either Saturday, May 19th or Sunday, May 20th—your choice! Enter to win by telling us what you're most excited for at the Great GoogaMooga. We'll take entries through Monday, May 7 at noon. The standard Serious Eats contest rules apply.