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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 11–20 out of 299 events
from June 19, 2013 (x) to September 27, 2014
in Free Summer Concerts (x) category

Friday, May 2, 2014

May 2

Play-diem Presents: Spring Jam in Tompkins Square Park

at Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come celebrate spring with a jam session.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, History, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sunday, May 4, 2014

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.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

May 6

Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Take a cross-cultural musical journey, from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from cumbia to jazz, and more, with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Thursday, May 8, 2014

May 8

Celebrate Brooklyn! Global Dance Party at Brooklyn Bridge Park with Balkan Beat Box / DJ Joro Boro

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Since 2005, Balkan Beat Box has been pumping out a kinetic kaleidoscope of Mediterranean-meets-electronic music and shows no signs of stopping their boisterous party...
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, May 10, 2014

May10

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come have a family play date with your children and bring friends to this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainment, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

May13

Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Take a cross-cultural musical journey, from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from cumbia to jazz, and more, with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Saturday, May 17, 2014

May17

2014 Play-diem Tour: Holding Down The Fort

at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Celebrate the diversity of New York City and the Fort Greene neighborhood with an eclectic musical jam filled with rock, soul, hip-hop, spoken word, and more.
Category: Concerts, Art, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, May 18, 2014

May18

Summer on the Hudson: 11th Annual Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate mothers and the people who love them at our annual music and art-filled festival featuring family bands, kids activities, Gymboree Play Tent, crafts, eco-environmental…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May18

The Dessoff Choirs in Concert

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Dessoff Choirs, one of New York’s oldest singing ensembles, celebrates spring with a lively concert of folksongs, madrigals, and spirituals. Drawing on the European…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
May18

World's Fair Anniversary Concerts & Fireworks

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

5:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
To celebrate the anniversaries of the World's Fairs, we'll be hosting musical performances and fireworks at the Unisphere. From 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. a Sounds of the 60s…
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event

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