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Festivals

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New York City is filled with celebrations of all types. From Coney Island's Mermaid Parade to the Dance Parade, and beyond, parades and festivals large and small bring joy to people of all ages and interests.

Festivals Events

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Apr27

Sakura Matsuri 2019: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic GardenBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sakura Matsuri, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's annual cherry blossom festival, celebrates Japanese culture with a rich program of events including live music and Japanese-inspired food.

Must See
Event
Apr27

Street Games Festival

at 114th Street and Pleasant Avenue (in Thomas Jefferson Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a throwback party to play retro games from the '60s and '70s, dance to classic music, and watch live performances.
Free!

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Event
Apr27

Easter Festival

at Juniper Boulevard South and 80th Street (in Juniper Valley Park)Queens, Juniper Valley Park 80th Street Entrance (in Juniper Valley Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Donovan Richards in an Easter Festival at Juniper Valley Park. Enjoy an afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, cotton candy, popcorn,…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Apr28

Sakura Matsuri 2019: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic GardenBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sakura Matsuri, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's annual cherry blossom festival, celebrates Japanese culture with a rich program of events including live music and Japanese-inspired food.

Must See
Event
Apr28

Arbor Fest

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a variety of activities for all ages, including live music, arts and crafts, demonstrations, a petting zoo, beer, wine, and local food vendors!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 3, 2019

May 3

Cinco De Mayo Celebration at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a celebration of Mexican culture in the community with music, dance, crafts, and more!
Free!

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Event

Saturday, May 4, 2019

May 4

Cherry Blossom Festival

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan, Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the spring season at this annual free festival on Randall’s Island!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

Urban Wildlife Festival

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for an opportunity to get up close and personal with NYC’s wild residents. Learn about squirrels, turtles, raccoons, opossum, coyotes and more.
Free!

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Event

Sunday, May 5, 2019

May 5

Summer on the Hudson: Irish Arts Center New York City Irish Dance Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Irish Arts Center kicks off Summer on the Hudson's 2019 season with its annual day-long Irish Dance Festival featuring performances and opportunities for the whole family to join in.
Free!

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Event

Thursday, May 9, 2019

May 9

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz Concert with Jackie Williams Quartet

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a free concert with Jackie Williams, one of NYC's greatest living swing drummers.
Free!

Saturday, May 11, 2019

May11

Learn to Ride

at Horace Harding PlaygroundQueens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike and a helmet for this free, fun event for children ages five or older! Show your kids how to ride a two-wheeler. Exact location: Horace Harding Park , Asphalt Field- 62…
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

Sheep Shearing Festival

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Ever see a sheep get a haircut? Check out shearing and wool spinning demos, join a tour with our farmers, and enjoy hayrides, tasty local food, and a beer garden!

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Event
May11

Al Oerter Springfest 2019

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens This is an Accessible location, Field 8 (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and join us at Springfest for a day of exciting activities including fitness demos, hula hoop competitions, arts and crafts, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

Spring Event

at Brookville Boulevard and 144 Avenue (in Brookville Park)Queens, Brookville ParkQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show, a…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 16, 2019

May16

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz Concert with Annette St. John

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Born and raised in Harlem, Annette St. John grew up in a very artistic family that influenced her musical style: equal parts jazz, blues, standards, and gospel.
Free!

Friday, May 17, 2019

May17

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz Concert with Danny Walsh

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A talented saxophonist and composer, Danny Walsh has worked with a wide array of jazz, blues, and R&B artists, including Weldon Irvine, Joe Locke, Donald Brown and Lenny White.
Free!

Saturday, May 18, 2019

May18

Conference House Art Expo 2019

at The Conference House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy original and one-of-kind artwork by local and regional artists at the annual Conference House Park Art Expo. Artwork is available for purchase.
Free!

May18

Spring Festival

at Rosemary's PlaygroundQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Robert Holden for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show, a…
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

Teens UNITE for Health

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us in collaboration with New York-Presbyterian Hospital for the Teens UNITE for Health event! This youth-led and organized event will provide a safe space for NYC teens to connect…
Free!

May18

Sports & Fitness Festival

at Frederick B Judge Playground (in Frederick B. Judge Playground)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come out and join NYC Parks and Council Member Adreinne E. Adams for a day of exciting activities including fitness demos, instructional demos, skills comprtition,
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

Summer on the Hudson: Make Some Noise: A Celebration of Women and Music

at Crabapple Grove North (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Barnard College and Summer on the Hudson welcome back standout artists from previous years for this 5th anniversary concert celebrating women in music.
Free!

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Event

Sunday, May 19, 2019

May19

Family Day

at Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show, a…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 23, 2019

May23

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz Concert with Marjorie Eliot & Friends

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A multi-talented artist in the fields of jazz and theatre, Pianist Marjorie Eliot is perhaps best known for welcoming listeners into her Edgecombe Avenue parlor every Sunday since 1992.
Free!

Saturday, May 25, 2019

May25

Spring Festival

at Maurice Park (in Frank Principe Park)Queens This is an Accessible location, Comfort Station (in Frank Principe Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Robert Holden for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May25

Family Day

at Rufus King ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting, an animal show, a…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 26, 2019

May26

Summer on the Hudson: Mamapalooza

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Fierce feminist families celebrate all mamas and the people who love them at our annual festival featuring music, family-focused vendors, wellness activities, art, and activism.
Free!

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Event
May26

Family Day

at Pomonok PlaygroundQueens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show, a…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 30, 2019

May30

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz Concert with Arthur Green

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a concert with saxophonist Arthur Green who has a deep, soulful tone. Arthur leads his own band The Green Machine, featuring an appealing blend of jazz, funk, blues, and R&B.
Free!

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Jun 1

World Science Festival's Great Fish Count

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Educators and biologists will be on hand as participants strap on waders and go out into the Harlem River to cast nets in search of the underwater life right here in NYC.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Jun 6

Roller Skating Event

at Daniel M. O'ConnellQueens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Daneek I. Miller for a day of roller skating, music, popcorn and arts and crafts! Roller skates will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Jun 8

Family Day

at Utopia PlaygroundQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show, a…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 8

Queens Dance Festival

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for the Queensboro Dance Festival, an annual tour of performances and community dance activities, featuring dance companies throughout Queens.
Free!

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Jun 9

Family Day

at Manton Avenue and Main street (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, face painting, an animal show, a…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, June 14, 2019

Jun14

Broad Channel Flag Day

at Broad Channel ParkQueens

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
In celebration of Flag Day, there will be children activities, Playmobile, arts and crafts, face painting, entertainment, music, refreshments, and giveaways.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Jun15

Family Fun Day

at Turtle PlaygroundQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun15

Riverside Clay Tennis Association Summer Concert Series

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The RCTA hosts FREE concerts on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Come join us along the banks of the Hudson River for an evening picnic and dance on the grass.
Free!

Monday, June 17, 2019

Jun17

Metropolitan Opera Recital

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Met’s Summer Recital Series returns to Socrates for its ninth season, featuring talented young Met singers performing arias and duets from a variety of operas.
Free!

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Event

Friday, June 21, 2019

Jun21

Summer Solstice Concert and Beach Walk

at Great Lawn (in Conference House Park)Staten Island

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy the music of The Staten Island Snugs, a five-member, four-part harmony outfit, with lead guitar, bass, flute, keys, and drums. Afterward, enjoy a narrated guided walking tour!
Free!

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Jun22

Family Day

at Captain Tilly ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables,
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun22

37th Annual Mermaid Parade

at Coney Island Boardwalk (in )Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The parade features participants dressed in sea-themed costumes, as well as antique cars, and music along the route, as the parade heads to Coney Island Boardwalk.
Free!

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Event
Jun22

Riverside Clay Tennis Association Summer Concert Series

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The RCTA hosts FREE concerts on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Come join us along the banks of the Hudson River for an evening picnic and dance on the grass.
Free!

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Jun23

Waterfront Festival

at Harlem River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the vibrant waterfront on the shores of Randall’s Island at this free event!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun23

Family Day

at Playground 75Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show, a…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Jun26

School's Out Festival

at Beach Channel ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the start of summer fun at Parks at our fun-filled School's Out Festival with inflatables, games, face painting, music, popcorn, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, June 28, 2019

Jun28

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Jun29

Riverside Clay Tennis Association Summer Concert Series

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The RCTA hosts FREE concerts on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Come join us along the banks of the Hudson River for an evening picnic and dance on the grass.
Free!

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Jun30

Family Day

at Electric PlaygroundQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, face painting and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Jul 6

Water Festival

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
There will be waterslides, a bounce house, arts and crafts, music, face painting, games, playmobile, and refreshments. Bring your bathing suit and towel.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Riverside Clay Tennis Association Summer Concert Series

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The RCTA hosts FREE concerts on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Come join us along the banks of the Hudson River for an evening picnic and dance on the grass.
Free!

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Jul 7

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!
Free!

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Jul10

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - O Brother, Where Art Thou?

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend (or a few), and settle in for a movie night on the Pier!
Free!

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Jul11

Summer on the Hudson: Children's Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
This children's series features music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Jul13

Queens Boardwalk Children Carnival

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for our First Children's Carnival. There will be prizes for the best costume in the parade! Enjoy a fun-filled event featuring a bounce house castle, music, and entertainment.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Ralph McDaniels’ Hip Hop in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a community-oriented day of DJs and emceeing, dance performances, art-making, and local legends.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Riverside Clay Tennis Association Summer Concert Series

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The RCTA hosts FREE concerts on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Come join us along the banks of the Hudson River for an evening picnic and dance on the grass.
Free!

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Jul14

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!
Free!

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Jul17

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - The Darjeeling Limited

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend (or a few), and settle in for a movie night on the Pier!
Free!

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Jul18

Summer on the Hudson: Children's Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
This children's series features music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 19, 2019

Jul19

Summer on the Hudson: Films on the Green

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The French Embassy and NYC Parks present the 12th annual outdoor Films on the Green Festival with the theme “Women Behind the Camera" featuring free French movies.
Free!

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Jul21

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!
Free!

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Jul24

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Ferris Bueller's Day Off

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend (or a few), and settle in for a movie night on the Pier!
Free!

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Jul25

Summer on the Hudson: Children's Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
This children's series features music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 26, 2019

Jul26

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Jul26

Summer on the Hudson: Films on the Green

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The French Embassy and NYC Parks present the 12th annual outdoor Films on the Green Festival with the theme “Women Behind the Camera" featuring free French movies.
Free!

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Jul27

Riverside Clay Tennis Association Summer Concert Series

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The RCTA hosts FREE concerts on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Come join us along the banks of the Hudson River for an evening picnic and dance on the grass.
Free!

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Jul28

Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York’s Guelaguetza Festival

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Immerse yourself in one of the most vivid expressions of Mexican culture as the 7th annual Guelaguetza Festival New York City returns to Socrates Sculpture Park!
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul28

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!
Free!

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Jul31

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Little Miss Sunshine

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend (or a few), and settle in for a movie night on the Pier!
Free!

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Aug 1

Summer on the Hudson: Children's Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
This children's series features music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Aug 3

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan This is an Accessible location, 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Sweet Spot Festival features Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America's most renowned sound architects.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Riverside Clay Tennis Association Summer Concert Series

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The RCTA hosts FREE concerts on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Come join us along the banks of the Hudson River for an evening picnic and dance on the grass.
Free!

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Aug 7

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Kubo and the Two Strings

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend (or a few), and settle in for a movie night on the Pier!
Free!

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Aug10

Riverside Clay Tennis Association Summer Concert Series

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The RCTA hosts FREE concerts on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Come join us along the banks of the Hudson River for an evening picnic and dance on the grass.
Free!

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Aug14

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Life of Pi

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend (or a few), and settle in for a movie night on the Pier!
Free!

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Aug17

Rockaway Caribbean Carnival

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate various cultures, arts, and traditions of the Caribbean with music and dancing.
Free!

Aug17

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Music and kites fill the air at this festival for all ages! Kite kits are provided free for children (while supplies last), or bring your own favorite kite from home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Riverside Clay Tennis Association Summer Concert Series

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The RCTA hosts FREE concerts on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Come join us along the banks of the Hudson River for an evening picnic and dance on the grass.
Free!

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Aug21

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend (or a few), and settle in for a movie night on the Pier!
Free!

Friday, August 23, 2019

Aug23

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: 27th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Watch the Parade of Tugs from Pier I and listen to radio broadcasts from those on board.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Sep 8

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 in Manhattan with live bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, carnival rides and games, local food and merchandise vendors, and more!
Free!

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Event

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sep21

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 59th Street Park Entrance (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Join our guided walk as we seek out site-specific dances choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sep22

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 59th Street Park Entrance (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Join our guided walk as we seek out site-specific dances choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Friday, September 27, 2019

Sep27

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sep28

Get Hooked Fishing Festival

at Southern waterfront just south of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with the fish and wildlife that live along our shoreline!
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Oct 5

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 readings of the eponymous children's book, fishing clinics, live music, food and art vendors, Urban Park Ranger presentations, and more!
Free!

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Event

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Oct 6

Harvest Festival

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan, Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for a free, family-friendly celebration of fall!
Free!

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Oct25

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Oct26

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Inspired by the Haitian Festival of the Ancestors, our Halloween festival features a Gede song workshop, card readings, dance and drum performances, as well as a doggie costume contest!
Free!

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Event

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Dec 7

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

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

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join us for our holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, tree decoration making, and hot chocolate (while supplies last).
Free!

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