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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 172 events
from May 25, 2017 to December 9, 2017
in Dance (x) category

Friday, June 9, 2017

Jun 9

It's Gonna Be a Beautiful Night: A Musical Tribute to Prince & Screening of Purple Rain

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Party like it's 1999 with NYC Parks as we celebrate the artistry of Prince!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Art, Film, Free Summer Movies, Free Summer Concerts, Movies Under the Stars

Saturday, June 10, 2017


Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness


NYC Parks Presents Tonight We Dance: A Night of Jazz & Swing! Featuring Harlem Renaissance Orchestra and The Harlem Swing Dance Society

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a night of swing, dance, and live Jazz! Enjoy dancing, share stories, and listen to the music reminiscent of the Big Band Era. Come early for a swing dance lesson and stay…
Category: Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts

Sunday, June 11, 2017


Family Day

at Manton Playground (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for an afternoon of games, crafts, an animal show, inflatables, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids

Best For

Summer on the Hudson: Let’s Dance!

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Learn to dance Salsa, Zouk, and Bachata with lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School featuring DJ Ray Colon.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

Tuesday, June 13, 2017


NYC Parks Presents Tonight We Dance: Tango the Night Away!

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make friends or dance while enjoying tango music, stories, and classes! All are welcome!
Category: Dance, Free Summer Concerts

Wednesday, June 14, 2017


Dance Fitness in the Park

at Wards Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air.
Category: Dance, Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness



at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us in the park for Zumba, a cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivating international music with unique moves.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

Thursday, June 15, 2017


Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with Salsa!

at South Beach Gazebo (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Dance to the sounds of DJ Cocotaso as he spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more!
Category: Dance, Nature

Must See

Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy Argentine Tango with an introductory lesson, music, and dancing in the open air led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Fitness, Saint Patrick's Day, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

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