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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

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Sep 2

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

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 with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sep 3

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer and Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 and under) welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball. Coaches will guide groups of children in skill building activities. Tots Soccer…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 4, 2015

Sep 4

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

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

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, bingo party.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Sep 6

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a full day of county fair magic with carnival rides, live music, aerialists, reptile shows, local food, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Sep 9

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

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 with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Sep 10

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Clinic

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

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This clinic teaches a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) and takes the participants to the next level: contest preparation.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 11, 2015

Sep 11

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Clinic

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

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This clinic teaches a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) and takes the participants to the next level: contest preparation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 11

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

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

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, bingo party.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep 12

Summer on the Hudson: Skate Clinic

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This clinic teaches a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) and takes the participants to the next level: contest preparation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sep 13

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Jam

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

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
There will be skating competitions, open skate, a raffle, food vendors, and all day fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Sep 16

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

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 with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Sep 17

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show Extension: Pride and Prejudice (Rain Date)

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Jane Austen's classic tale of love and values unfolds in the class-conscious, 18th-century England. The movie was filmed in 2005 and features the Chatsworth House in Derbyshire.
Free!

Friday, September 18, 2015

Sep 18

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

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

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, bingo party.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sep 19

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sep 19

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

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!

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sep 20

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

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!

Monday, September 21, 2015

Sep 21

Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge

at Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A.
Free!

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Sep 23

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

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 with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Sep 24

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 25, 2015

Sep 25

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

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

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, bingo party.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep 26

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sep 26

Summer on the Hudson: 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 with Urban Park Ranger-led tours, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, and more.
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sep 30

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

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 with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Oct 3

Summer on the Hudson: Loops and Hoops Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for our holiday tree lighting party with live music, decoration making, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Dec 12

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for our holiday tree lighting party with live music, decoration making, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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