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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

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Aug 27

Family Capoeira

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn a unique Brazilian art form while promoting physical fitness and social confidence.
Free!

Aug 27

Zumba under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay

at Beach 108th Street Hockey Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk) , Queens

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance that combines Latin and African dance steps.
Free!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Aug 28

"Dances for a Variable Population" Movement Class

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us for summer health, fitness and fun with dances for every level of experience, age, and population.
Free!

Aug 28

Focused Fun Dance Fitness

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A full body workout with various genres of dance choreography, and an emphasis on positive mental motivation and creative expression through dance.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 29, 2014

Aug 29

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco: Moulin Rouge Skate Party

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
We are celebrating everything Parisian in style and expression. Expect cabaret courtesans, dapper dandies and other Fin de siècle costumes among the crowd of fabulous roller disco attendees.

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Aug 30

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!

Aug 30

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This public cultural fete featuring Dj's Herbert Holler, Les Carbonell, and Kevin Hedge of RootsNYC.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 30

Omar's Summer Blast-Off

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

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows, hosted by Omar Olusion.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Aug 31

Staten Island Beach Fest: Brothers Entertainment Dance Off

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join and dance with Brothers Entertainment, the one and only local Staten Island DJ Company as they play this summer's hottest hits on the Midland Beach Concert Lawn.
Free!

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!

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!

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

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!

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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