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Summer on the Hudson

Summer on the Hudson

Summer on the Hudson is the Parks Department's annual outdoor arts & culture festival that takes place in Riverside Park from 59th Street to 153rd Street. With a mix of music concerts, dance performances, movies under the stars, DJ dance parties, kids shows, special events, wellness activities, and more there is something for everyone! All programs and events are free to the public and registration is not required unless specifically stated in event information.

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Summer on the Hudson Events

Friday, August 29, 2014

Aug 29

Summer on the Hudson: Lunchtime Listen with the Shivering Timbers

at 130th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Step into a whimsical, foot-stomping play land with the Shivering Timbers. Bring a bag of yummies and eat lunch while drinking in the reverberations. Thank you to our…
Free!

Saturday, August 30, 2014

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

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Sep 3

Summer on the Hudson: Salute to the Sun Yoga

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting.
Free!

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Sep 4

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, September 5, 2014

Sep 5

Summer on the Hudson: BINGO

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

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages B-I-N-G-O night.
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 & aerialist performers, aerialists, reptile shows, greenmarket and more!
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Sep 10

Summer on the Hudson: Salute to the Sun Yoga

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting.
Free!

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Sep 11

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 11

Summer on the Hudson: Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Skateboarding instruction for beginners and intermediates ages 5-13 years of age focusing on creating a strong skateboarding skill foundation to build upon.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 12, 2014

Sep 12

Summer on the Hudson: Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Skateboarding instruction for beginners and intermediates ages 5-13 years of age focusing on creating a strong skateboarding skill foundation to build upon.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Summer on the Hudson: BINGO

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

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages B-I-N-G-O night.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Sep 13

Summer on the Hudson: Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Kids ages 5-13 will learn the fundamentals of skating boarding, with a chance to compete.
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

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sep 14

Summer on the Hudson: Skate Jam

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us to celebrate Riverside Park’s Skate Park - NY’s first skate park, built by legend Andy Kessler, with judged competitions & open skate at this family friendly free event.
Free!

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Sep 17

Summer on the Hudson: Salute to the Sun Yoga

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting.
Free!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sep 18

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, September 19, 2014

Sep 19

Summer on the Hudson: BINGO

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

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages B-I-N-G-O night.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 20, 2014

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!

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!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sep 24

Summer on the Hudson: Salute to the Sun Yoga

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting.
Free!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Sep 25

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, September 26, 2014

Sep 26

Summer on the Hudson: BINGO

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

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages B-I-N-G-O night.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Oct 11

Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse at the 22nd Little Red Lighthouse Festival! Including tours of the lighthouse with the Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Must See
Event

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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