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Dance

There's dancing in the streets, and the parks, of New York City. Join an outdoor dance party or watch a dance performance by performers from around the world.

Dance Events

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug 29

Bryant Park Moves

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This modern dance class, now in its fifth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limón Dance Company. Experience the joy of movement and dance.
Free!

Aug 29

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Aug 29

Summer on the Hudson: Silent Disco

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with two live DJs spinning tunes of different genres.
Free!

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Event
Aug 29

Movie Night: West Side Story & Performance by St Mary's Dance Team

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx

7:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy this Romeo and Juliet drama, updated to the tenements of New York City in this Oscar-winning musical landmark. We are introduced to two rival…
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Sep 1

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Bodies

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Free!

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sep 3

Dance/Movement Class: Dances for a Variable Population

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Dances for a Variable Population is a distinctive dance workshop program appropriate for older adults of all ages and abilities.
Free!

Sep 3

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Bodies

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Have you ever been sore after a night of dancing? If so, you’re not alone! Dancing is one of the best ways to work out and Breezy Bodies offers just that! By providing an…
Free!

Sep 3

'Thresholds II' Performance

at Gil Hodges Community Garden , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
LEIMAY uses dance, music, and light at sunset to present outdoor space as places of contemplation, rebirth, and regeneration.
Free!

Friday, September 4, 2015

Sep 4

Suite Summer Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
In-Sight Dance Company’s Suite Summer Festival gathers compelling professional dance companies from New York City and beyond to create a diverse dance experience in Queens.
Free!

Sep 4

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Great Gatsby

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
It's all about glamour, zoot suits, and flappers tonight. Dress and skate for the themed party!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

Bryant Park Moves

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This modern dance class, now in its fifth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limón Dance Company. Experience the joy of movement and dance.
Free!

Sep 5

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sep 5

Suite Summer Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
In-Sight Dance Company’s Suite Summer Festival gathers compelling professional dance companies from New York City and beyond to create a diverse dance experience in Queens.
Free!

Sep 5

'Thresholds II' Performance

at Gil Hodges Community Garden , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
LEIMAY uses dance, music, and light at sunset to present outdoor space as places of contemplation, rebirth, and regeneration.
Free!

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Sep 6

Suite Summer Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
In-Sight Dance Company’s Suite Summer Festival gathers compelling professional dance companies from New York City and beyond to create a diverse dance experience in Queens.
Free!

Monday, September 7, 2015

Sep 7

Omar’s Summer Send-Off at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a magic show, fun games, dance contests, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Sep 9

Take Ballet to the Streets

at Garden of Hope , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Ballet and hip hop come together in these short performances by Brooklyn Ballet Company and Youth Ensemble.
Free!

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Sep 10

Dance/Movement Class: Dances for a Variable Population

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Dances for a Variable Population is a distinctive dance workshop program appropriate for older adults of all ages and abilities.
Free!

Sep 10

Take Ballet to the Streets

at Target Brooklyn Community Garden , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Ballet and hip hop come together in these short performances by Brooklyn Ballet Company and Youth Ensemble. Reoccurring performance throughout.
Free!

Friday, September 11, 2015

Sep 11

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Purple Rain

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
It's all things Prince tonight at the Purple Rain-themed roller disco party!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep 12

Bryant Park Moves

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This modern dance class, now in its fifth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limón Dance Company. Experience the joy of movement and dance.
Free!

Sep 12

Movement Invention Lab With Gallim Dance

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This family-friendly class will lead you through exercises that stimulate your creative mind while improving mobility, flexibility, and stamina.
Free!

Sep 12

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sep 12

GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair

at Diamante Garden (in ) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb for our annual celebration that honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City for their work during the season.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Sep 17

Dance/Movement Class: Dances for a Variable Population

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Dances for a Variable Population is a distinctive dance workshop program appropriate for older adults of all ages and abilities.
Free!

Friday, September 18, 2015

Sep 18

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Grease

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Take it back to 50s dance and style!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sep 19

Bryant Park Moves

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This modern dance class, now in its fifth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limón Dance Company. Experience the joy of movement and dance.
Free!

Sep 19

Movement Invention Lab With Gallim Dance

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This family-friendly class will lead you through exercises that stimulate your creative mind while improving mobility, flexibility, and stamina.
Free!

Sep 19

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sep 19

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Sep 19

Washington Square Dances

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Using the power of dance to create community, Dances For A Variable Population (DVP) will present Washington Square Dances 2015 at Garibaldi Plaza, Washington Square…
Free!

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sep 20

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Friday, September 25, 2015

Sep 25

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: 80s Pajama Party

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
It's all about 80s dance at tonight's pajama party.

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep 26

Bryant Park Moves

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This modern dance class, now in its fifth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limón Dance Company. Experience the joy of movement and dance.
Free!

Sep 26

Movement Invention Lab With Gallim Dance

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This family-friendly class will lead you through exercises that stimulate your creative mind while improving mobility, flexibility, and stamina.
Free!

Sep 26

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sep 26

Breukelen Country Fair

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Bring the whole family for a day-long extravaganza of games, crafts, local food, music, demonstrations, and family-friendly workshops led by Brooklyn-based partners.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, October 2, 2015

Oct 2

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Just Like Heaven

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Tonight's theme: The Cure's "Just Like Heaven" and goth! Dress and skate for the themed party!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Oct 4

Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests and festival goers dress in medieval costume.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, October 9, 2015

Oct 9

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Thriller

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Tonight's theme: Michael Jackson and Halloween! Dress and skate for the themed party! Prizes will be given out for those that sparkle the brightest.

Must See
Event

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct 17

Fall Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Have fun at the pumpkin patch and enjoy games, crafts, entertainment, shows, music, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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