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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 1–10 out of 80 events
from June 26, 2017 to October 7, 2017
in Free Summer Concerts (x) category

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Jun27

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
Free!

Jun27

Washington Square Music Festival: Tango and Jazz

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come to the park for a night of dancing and music under the stars!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Jun28

Accordions Around the World

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This weekly series features more than 75 accordionists, as well as bandoneon/bayan/concertina/harmonium players, representing musical genres from many corners of the globe.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jun28

Independence Day Fireworks Display and Concert

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Grucci Fireworks Show, this year, is set to a musical soundtrack synchronized to the pyrotechnics.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Fourth of July, Free Summer Concerts, Food, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Jun29

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories on our comfy turf lawn.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

2017 Independence Celebration

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:40 p.m.
This highly-anticipated event will feature a special performance by Queens Symphony Orchestra, followed by a spectacular Grucci fireworks display.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Fourth of July, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, June 30, 2017

Jun30

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Jun30

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents Tonight We Dance: Tango at Union Square Park

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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

Jun30

Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Jul 1

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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