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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 12 events
from August 28, 2015 to October 3, 2015
in Free Summer Concerts (x) category

Friday, August 28, 2015

Aug28

Accordion Bands Festival

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
For the first time Bryant Park presents a festival of bands playing world music. Each band has at least one accordionist. Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug28

Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up with Wordsmith

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with music by hip hop artist and songwriter, Wordsmith.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Aug30

Family Performance Festival: Hook, Line, and Sinker (Arm of the Sea Theater)

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
With whimsical ingenuity, Hook, Line, and Sinker celebrates the timeless art of fishing while offering a connection between the water and the life below.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Garifuna International

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Garifuna International brings an energetic performance of music and dance, rooted in African, Caribbean, and Central American traditions, to the Harlem Meer!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug30

Music in the Park: Motor City Revue

at Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.

Category: Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sep 3

Summer Sounds: Zikrayat

at Bowne Playground, Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the sounds of Middle Eastern music performed by Zikrayat.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Friday, September 4, 2015

Sep 4

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Florida Georgia Line

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
The 2015 Summer Concert Series returns for the seventh year in Central Park, home of the SummerStage, where music’s biggest names will perform live every Friday.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Sep 6

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a full day of county fair magic with carnival rides, live music, aerialists, reptile shows, local food, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Markets, Volunteer, Free Summer Concerts, Food, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 6

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Dee Dee LeVant Gospel Ensemble

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Gospel returns to the Harlem Meer Performance Festival, as the Dee Dee LeVant Gospel Ensemble close out the 2015 performance series!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sep13

Washington Square Park Folk Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for the 5th Annual Washington Square Park Folk Festival. The festival will feature John Cohen of the New Lost City Ramblers, a legend of the 1960's Greenwich Village…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event

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