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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, September 6, 2014

Sep 6

Bryant Park Moves

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the joy of movement and dance! Open to all levels.
Free!

Sep 6

Dance 'n' Film: An American in Paris

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

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun dance workshop and a dance-themed movie night. Dance Workshop from 4:00 to 6:30 PM. Movie begins at sunset, between 7:30 and 8:00 PM.
Free!

Sep 6

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Free!

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Sep 13

Bryant Park Moves

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the joy of movement and dance! Open to all levels.
Free!

Sep 13

Circus Amok at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Circus Amok blends traditional circus skills with experimental dance, puppetry, music old and new, performance art and improvisational techniques.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

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, an open-air summer dance party with the GlobeSonic Sound System DJs and drummers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Circus Amok at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Circus Amok blends traditional circus skills with experimental dance, puppetry, music old and new, performance art and improvisational techniques.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 13

Dance 'n' Film: Breakin'

at Garden of Hope , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun dance workshop and a dance-themed movie night. Dance Workshop from 4:00 to 6:30 PM. Movie begins at sunset, between 7:30 and 8:00 PM.
Free!

Sep 13

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Free!

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sep 14

The 4th Annual Washington Square Music Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year the festival will feature great old time string band music, blues, Son Jarocho from the Veracruz region of Mexico and will close with the ever popular square dance!
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sep 20

Bryant Park Moves

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the joy of movement and dance! Open to all levels.
Free!

Sep 20

Dance 'n' Film Night: NY Export: Opus Jazz

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

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun dance workshop and a dance-themed movie night. Dance Workshop from 4:00 to 6:30 PM. Movie begins at sunset, between 7:30 and 8:00 PM.
Free!

Sep 20

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.
Free!

Sep 20

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Free!

Sep 20

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!
Free!

Sep 20

“Bad Woods”

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

6:30 p.m.
“Bad Woods” is an hour-long dance performance and music installation, inspired by the native Lenape and the forests that exist in present day.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sep 21

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.
Free!

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sep 27

Bryant Park Moves

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the joy of movement and dance! Open to all levels.
Free!

Sep 27

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Free!

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Oct 4

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Free!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Oct 11

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Free!

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Oct 18

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Free!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Oct 25

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Free!

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dec 13

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.
Tree lighting, live entertainment and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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