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Dance

There's dancing in the streets, and the parks, of New York City. Join an outdoor dance party or watch a dance performance by performers from around the world.

Dance Events

Monday, August 29, 2016

Aug 29

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. You can also bring your own drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teachers.
Free!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Aug 30

Arts, Culture & Fun Dance Away the Night Series: Tango Nights!

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spend Tuesday evenings in August experiencing the not-to-be-missed Taste of Tango! Make friends or dance with a new partner while enjoying tango music.
Free!

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sep 1

Dances for a Variable Population

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
A weekly dance class, promoting strong and creative movement, for adults of all ages and abilities.
Free!

Friday, September 2, 2016

Sep 2

Summer on the Hudson: Dances for All Abilities

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways through a dance workshop for seniors and all other ages and abilities.
Free!

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Sep 2

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Oops, I Did It Again

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Dress up and skate along to 90s Pop and Britney Spears greatest hits.

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Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Free classes are led by former and current members of the internationally-renowned modern dance company, Limon Dance.
Free!

Sep 3

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

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

Sep 3

Dreamland Roller Disco Skate Party

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk) , Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Skate to incredible retro 70s, 80s, and 90s skate classics as the sun sets, the wave of the ocean crash beside you, and the salty sea air drifts through the rink.
Free!

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Sunday, September 4, 2016

Sep 4

Omar's Summer Send-Off Party at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows.
Free!

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Kids

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Sep 6

Zumba in the Park

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Zumba is the perfect way to have fun while working out! Zumba classes on Randall's Island combine uplifting music, dancing, and energy with beautiful views and fresh air outdoors.
Free!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sep 8

Dances for a Variable Population

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
A weekly dance class, promoting strong and creative movement, for adults of all ages and abilities.
Free!

Friday, September 9, 2016

Sep 9

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Purple Rain

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Dress up and skate along to music by Prince.

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Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sep 10

Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Free classes are led by former and current members of the internationally-renowned modern dance company, Limon Dance.
Free!

Sep 10

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

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

Sep 10

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

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Dance Away the Night series for the DJ sounds of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, & More!
Free!

Sep 10

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City.
Free!

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sep 15

Dances for a Variable Population

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
A weekly dance class, promoting strong and creative movement, for adults of all ages and abilities.
Free!

Friday, September 16, 2016

Sep 16

Arts, Culture & Fun: Back to the Block

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval) , Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
A Night of Music and Art Back to the Block features NYC teen artists and up-and-coming local musicians. The concert and exhibit will feature 3 local bands as well as a showcase of…
Free!

Sep 16

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City. Olivier Award w…
Free!

Sep 16

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Pretty in Pink

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
It's an 80s Prom Party!

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sep 17

Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Free classes are led by former and current members of the internationally-renowned modern dance company, Limon Dance.
Free!

Sep 17

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

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

Sep 17

Poseidon's Parade

at Beach 106th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Poseidon's Parade is a family-friendly celebration of participants wearing sea-themed costumes with floats and artwork while celebrating the opening of Rockaway Boardwalk.
Free!

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Sep 17

GreenThumb Harvest Fair

at Diamante Garden (in ) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb for our annual celebration that honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City.
Free!

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Sep 17

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park) , Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City.
Free!

Sep 17

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson will lead a guided walk through Riverside Park South in search of site-specific choreography by movers and shakers of the NYC dance world.
Free!

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sep 18

32nd Annual Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Performers, guests, and festival goers dress in medieval costume. Visitors are greeted by authentic period music, dance, magic, and minstrels, as well as jugglers and jesters.
Free!

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Event
Sep 18

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson will lead a guided walk through Riverside Park South in search of site-specific choreography by movers and shakers of the NYC dance world.
Free!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sep 20

Zumba in the Park

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Zumba is the perfect way to have fun while working out! Zumba classes on Randall's Island combine uplifting music, dancing, and energy with beautiful views and fresh air outdoors.
Free!

Friday, September 23, 2016

Sep 23

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Madonna vs Janet Jackson

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Lola Star and her fabulous array of guests and performers will get you moving.

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Sep 24

Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Free classes are led by former and current members of the internationally-renowned modern dance company, Limon Dance.
Free!

Sep 24

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

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

Friday, September 30, 2016

Sep 30

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Ziggy Stardust - A Bowie Tribute

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Lola Star and her fabulous array of guests and performers will get you moving.

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Event

Friday, October 7, 2016

Oct 7

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Strangelove

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The theme: New Wave and Goth!

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Oct 14

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Thriller

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The theme: New Wave and Goth!

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