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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 31–40 out of 264 events
from June 19, 2013 (x) to September 26, 2015
in Free Summer Concerts (x) category

Saturday, May 30, 2015


Music in the Park: The Ebony Hillbillies String Band

at St Albans Park (in St. Albans Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the sounds of The Ebony Hillbillies.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts

Sunday, May 31, 2015


Music in the Park: The Barons

at MacNeil Park (in Macneil Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a Doo Wop performance by The Barons.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts

Monday, June 1, 2015

Jun 1

New Music in Bryant Park

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

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Award-winning classical and jazz ensembles perform back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America.
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Jun 3

Dancing in Bryant Park

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This social dance party features popular dance instructors plus an incredible band each week, and is hosted and produced by Talia Castro-Pozo.
Category: Dance, Free Summer Concerts

Jun 3

Celebrate Brooklyn: Chaka Khan

at Prospect Park Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Celebrate Brooklyn! will kick off their 37th year at the Bandshell with none other than the “Queen of Funk” herself, Chaka Khan.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts

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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Jun 4

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies celebrates language and culture with fun-filled live music, dance, and puppetry! Concerts may be held in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Hebrew, or English.
Category: Education, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront

Best For

Friday, June 5, 2015

Jun 5

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Florence + the Machine

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Enjoy performances by the rock band Florence + the Machine at Rumsey Playfield on Friday, June 5.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Jun 6

Scandia Symphony Children's Educational Music Concert

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The performance teaches children about dealing with peer pressure and staying true to oneself regardless of what others may think.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts

Best For

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Jun 7

World's Fair Anniversary Festival

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
We're celebrating the 75th and 50th anniversaries of the NYC World's Fair with a full day of free activities for all.
Category: Birding, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, History, Kids, Markets, Theater, Tours, Free Summer Concerts, Food, Talks, Seniors

Must See
Jun 7

Staten Island OutLOUD presents: “The Conference of the Birds”

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join us for a spoken word performance of this Persian classic, with original choreography & dance performance by Melissa West.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater

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