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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 15, 2017

Apr 15

Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival

at Pavilion & Astral Fountain (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This event features live drum performances (Taiko), a traditional Japanese chorus, a Japanese folk dance, and a tea ceremony.
Free!

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Apr 29

Sakura Matsuri 2017: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Apr 30

Sakura Matsuri 2017: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.

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Event

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Spring History Festival: Flushing's Green Past, Present, and Future

at Weeping Beech, Margaret I Carmen Green (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Children and adults are welcome to come learn, make, eat, and experience Flushing's unique heritage at this full-day, outdoor festival.
Free!

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

TD Five Boro Bike Tour

at Across from 17 Battery Place (in The Battery) , Manhattan

7:45 a.m.8:45 a.m.
Held annually the first Sunday in May, the TD Five Boro Bike Tour is the world's biggest charity bike ride. Produced by Bike New York, NYC's premier bicycling nonprofit, in…

May 7

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.7:00 p.m.
Irish Arts Center kicks off Summer on the Hudson's 2017 season with its annual day-long Irish Dance Festival featuring performances by hundreds of the best Irish dancers!
Free!

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Event

Thursday, May 11, 2017

May 11

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 18, 2017

May 18

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 25, 2017

May 25

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Jun 1

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Jun 4

15th Annual Drums Along the Hudson

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Activities include a Tree of Peace planting, international cuisine, Native American storytelling, a Pow Wow, crafts. and visits from Captain Planet.
Free!

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Event

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Jun 8

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Jun 15

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Jun 22

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Jun 24

Hydrangea Hurrah at Madison Square Park

at Madison Square Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hydrangea Hurrah is a family-friendly event with a host of free, fun activities including guest speakers, park tours, floral demos, a kids zone with games, and musical entertainment.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Jun 29

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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