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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

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Apr17

Adaptive Dance

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Body movement to dance music: reggae, hip hop, funk.  Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Apr24

Adaptive Dance

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Body movement to dance music: reggae, hip hop, funk.  Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

May 1

Adaptive Dance

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Body movement to dance music: reggae, hip hop, funk.  Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

May 4

Arts, Culture & Fun: Tap Your Way

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Larissa Schiano for a Living Through Movement event.  Living Through Movement is an intergenerational modern dance company.  The focus is to bring the art of dance to…
Free!

May 4

Summer on the Hudson: Irish Arts Center presents Irish Dance Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Irish Arts Center returns with its 13th annual day-long Irish Dance Festival featuring performances by hundreds of the best Irish dancers, with opportunities for the whole family to join in.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 8, 2014

May 8

Adaptive Dance

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Body movement to dance music: reggae, hip hop, funk.  Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

May15

Adaptive Dance

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Body movement to dance music: reggae, hip hop, funk.  Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

May17

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Sculptures

at 145th and the Hudson River (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Muna Tseng Dance Projects ’ newly commissioned choreography engages with Chuck Ginnever’s monumental steel sculptures, Medusa and High Rise, overlooking the Hudson River, its…
Free!

Thursday, May 22, 2014

May22

Adaptive Dance

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Body movement to dance music: reggae, hip hop, funk.  Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

May24

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Sculptures

at 145th and the Hudson River (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Muna Tseng Dance Projects ’ newly commissioned choreography engages with Chuck Ginnever’s monumental steel sculptures, Medusa and High Rise, overlooking the Hudson River, its…
Free!

Sunday, May 25, 2014

May25

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot

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

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Musical Directions brings you Sweet Spot, a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures, and music lovers of all ages, featuring reggae, soulful house, disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a…
Free!

Thursday, May 29, 2014

May29

Adaptive Dance

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Body movement to dance music: reggae, hip hop, funk.  Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

May31

Summer on the Hudson: West Coast Swing Outdoors

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
West Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin', can be danced to R&B, pop, rock, hip hop, and blues! Come dance from 6-9 p.m. and…
Free!

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Jun 1

Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Learn to dance like a pro at these salsa, cha-cha, and bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School and featuring DJ Ray Colon.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, June 2, 2014

Jun 2

Dancing Under the Stars

at Wallenberg Square (in Forest Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy free Ballroom Dance lessons!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Jun 5

Adaptive Dance

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Body movement to dance music: reggae, hip hop, funk.  Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Jun 7

Summer on the Hudson: GlobeSonic Sound System Dance Party

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

2:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join hundreds of revelers of all-ages at the 10th year celebration of the GlobeSonic on the Hudson open-air summer dance party with the GlobeSonic Sound System DJs and drummers.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Jun 8

Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Learn to dance like a pro at these salsa, cha-cha, and bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School and featuring DJ Ray Colon.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, June 9, 2014

Jun 9

Dancing Under the Stars

at Wallenberg Square (in Forest Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy free Ballroom Dance lessons!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Jun12

Adaptive Dance

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Body movement to dance music: reggae, hip hop, funk.  Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Jun14

Summer on the Hudson: West Coast Swing Outdoors

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
West Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin', can be danced to R&B, pop, rock, hip hop, and blues! Come dance from 6-9 p.m. and get…
Free!

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Jun15

Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Learn to dance like a pro at these salsa, cha-cha, and bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School and featuring DJ Ray Colon.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, June 16, 2014

Jun16

Dancing Under the Stars

at Wallenberg Square (in Forest Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy free Ballroom Dance lessons!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Jun19

Adaptive Dance

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Body movement to dance music: reggae, hip hop, funk.  Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Jun21

Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances

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

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Dances for a Variable Population , multigenerational dance, our season’s spotlight company, presents Solstice Steps, a performance featuring special guests. Seniors especially…
Free!

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Jun22

Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Learn to dance like a pro at these salsa, cha-cha, and bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School and featuring DJ Ray Colon.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, June 23, 2014

Jun23

Dancing Under the Stars

at Wallenberg Square (in Forest Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy free Ballroom Dance lessons!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Jun26

Adaptive Dance

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Body movement to dance music: reggae, hip hop, funk.  Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Jun29

Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Learn to dance like a pro at these salsa, cha-cha, and bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School and featuring DJ Ray Colon.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, June 30, 2014

Jun30

Dancing Under the Stars

at Wallenberg Square (in Forest Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy free Ballroom Dance lessons!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Jul 6

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays - Mary C & the Stellars

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Vibrantly danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River! Enjoy a unique mix of Soul and Rock with Mary C & the Stellars.
Free!

Monday, July 7, 2014

Jul 7

Dancing Under the Stars

at Wallenberg Square (in Forest Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy free Ballroom Dance lessons!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Dancing Under The Stars Finale with Live Music

at Wallenberg Square (in Forest Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Celebrate Forest Park's season of free ballroom dance lessons with Live Music by Nick Russo Latin Jazz Quintet
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Jul26

Summer on the Hudson: West Coast Swing Outdoors

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
West Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin', can be danced to R&B, pop, rock, hip hop, and blues!  Come dance from 6-9 p.m.…
Free!

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot

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

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Musical Directions brings you Sweet Spot, a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures & music lovers of all ages, featuring reggae, soulful house, disco and afro-beat spun by a…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug23

Summer on the Hudson: Rashaad Newsome’s King of Arms Art Ball II

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
This edition takes the culture back to the piers and collects a judges panel of legends from the art, music, fashion, literary, activism and vogue world to deliberate over who will be the…
Free!

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Aug30

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Musical Directions brings you Sweet Spot, a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures & music lovers of all ages. This public cultural fete features reggae, soulful house,…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sep 7

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy county fair magic in Manhattan with carnival rides and games, live bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, reptile shows, greenmarket and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sep20

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South, Manhattan

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. Wear comfortable shoes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

Summer on the Hudson: West Coast Swing Outdoors

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
West Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin', can be danced to R&B, pop, rock, hip hop, and blues!  Come dance from 6-9 p.m.…
Free!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sep21

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South, Manhattan

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. Wear comfortable shoes.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dec13

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

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

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for our holiday tree lighting party. Celebrate the season with the local community, enjoy live music to sing and dance with, make holiday decorations and more. Thank you to our…
Free!

Best For
Kids

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