San Genarro Italian Feast Murder Mystery & Scavenger Hunt

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  • 09/16/2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Feast of San Genarro is one of NYC’s oldest and largest festivals.  Join us in Little Italy as the streets come alive with food, drink, games, lights, live music and hundreds of vendors with cool things for you to discover with other members of our group. This year you will help the police solve the case of Vinny “The Social Dude” who mysteriously disappeared after attending the feast. Come alone or with friends! We’ll set you up on teams then send you off on a fun and exciting evening with a chance to win great prizes! COVID-19 precautions will be followed (see below)

The Story:  Vinny The Social Dude is an old school neighborhood guy who grew up in Brooklyn. He loved coming to the Feast of San Genarro every year.  He would spend the day meeting old friends, eating, drinking and trying to score points with the ladies.  This year was just like every other until  Vinny disappeared!  You will need to retrace his steps from that night to find out what happened to Vinny!  (It is all in good fun, nothing gruesome!)

How it works:

-Registration is from 6:30-7pm at the bar at Forlini’s Restaurant
-When you arrive we will randomly team you up with 4-6 others (unless you join with a team) then send you out into the festival with clues you will need to find along the way. Each team will have 1 hour to complete the task. You will use those clues to figure out what happened to Vinny.
-After you have found all the clues or your time has run out, you will head back to Forlini’s for socializing food and drink.
-Teams are limited to 4-6 people.

You can stop to eat or drink along the way or wait and have a bite at the final destination bar/restaurant where the group will be set up to enjoy socializing and fun stories from the hunt.

What things are we looking for?  The clues are things that are part of the history of Little Italy and street fair.  Clues are on and in the buildings and festival booths and stages.

Experience Level: None needed

Cost: $25 General Admission / $20 Lifetime VIP’s.  includes hunt only

COVID-19 Protocols: Fully Vaccinated/COVID-19 Negative

  • This event is open to fully vaccinated and members who can show proof of a COVID-19 negative test within 48 hours of the event.
  • Those with COVID-19 negative results will be asked to wear masks while in close proximity to others or in accordance with the regulations and guidelines of the venue or location of the event.
  • In some cases we may separate the group for portions of the event so that those who are vaccinated can enjoy a mask-less experience.

Can I come alone?  Yes, 98% of those attending this event normally register on their own. You are welcome to bring as many nonmember guests, friends & coworkers as you’d like, just make sure to register for the number of people that you want below. Our staff will be ready to greet you and introduce you to others whether you are on your own or with guests.

Do I need a ticket? Unless otherwise instructed, if you registered and paid for this event or registered with a voucher your name will be on a list at the door.  If you register within 3 hours of the event it is best to bring proof of payment.   If registering with a voucher follow the instruction on the voucher.

Dress Code:  At all events we ask that you use your best judgement based on the event. There are never jackets and ties required unless specifically stated.  Keep it neat, be yourself and look your best. Dress for the weather

How will I find the group?  We will send you a confirmation email with exact locations, contact info and names of those who are hosting the event when you register. We will send follow up emails as we get closer, usually the night before or morning of.

Ages: 21+  Most of our events attract the 20s to 40s age range although some events can skew younger or older (50s) depending on the event. Some events are clearly age specific as indicated.   If this is an issue for you contact Dave at the address below and we can usually give you a very accurate idea of what to expect.

Who comes to these? Our activities attract NY professionals from all backgrounds and professions who are looking to expand their social circles.  You will also find others who are looking to learn something, network for business, try something they have never done before or enjoy something they love doing but can’t get their friends to do. There may also be some people looking to find that someone special who share a passion for the same activities (but don’t make this the sole reason you come out).

Questions?  If you want to know how many people are coming, what the ages are likely to be, the gender breakdown or the overall vibe of the event before you register, contact Dave Cervini at or call 212-873-2256.

This event is nonrefundable unless the event is canceled or rescheduled.

By registering for this event you take full responsibilities for your actions and agree to conduct yourself accordingly.

Refunds given only if the feast is canceled due to rain.



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