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Summer on the Hudson

Summer on the Hudson

Summer on the Hudson is the Parks Department's annual outdoor arts & culture festival that takes place in Riverside Park from 59th Street to 153rd Street. With a mix of music concerts, dance performances, movies under the stars, DJ dance parties, kids shows, special events, wellness activities, and more there is something for everyone! All programs and events are free to the public and registration is not required unless specifically stated in event information.

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Summer on the Hudson Events

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Aug 24

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings back the ever popular Hatha yoga with Hollis, featuring beautiful sunsets over the Hudson River.
Free!

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug 25

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

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

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Free!

Friday, August 26, 2016

Aug 26

Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday Concert Series - The Bones of J.R. Jones

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Meet up in West Harlem Piers Park with friends on the last Friday of the month for great music, fresh air, and beautiful scenery.
Free!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug 27

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!

Aug 27

Summer on the Hudson: Silent Disco

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with Summer on the Hudson and hundreds of all-ages revelers at this Quiet Clubbing event featuring two live DJs of different genres.
Free!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Aug 30

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Aug 31

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings back the ever popular Hatha yoga with Hollis, featuring beautiful sunsets over the Hudson River.
Free!

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 2, 2016

Sep 2

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring your own food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night where each game's winner receives a prize from Summer on the Hudson!
Free!

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!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 3, 2016

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!

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Sep 4

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The West Side County Fair is a full day of carnival rides and games, awesome bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, local food and merchandise vendors, cotton candy, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Sep 6

Summer on the Hudson: Bodyroll Workout with Viva

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings Bodyroll, a 90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to tone, strengthen, and train your body.
Free!

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Sep 7

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings back the ever popular Hatha yoga with Hollis, featuring beautiful sunsets over the Hudson River.
Free!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sep 8

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Riverside Park Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Riverside Park Skate Clinic features three days of skateboarding instruction with Summer on the Hudson and instructor John Fudala.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 9, 2016

Sep 9

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring your own food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night where each game's winner receives a prize from Summer on the Hudson!
Free!

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sep 10

Riverside Park Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The clinics are designed for beginner and intermediate skateboarders ages 5-13 to teach strong skill foundation .
Free!

Best For
Kids
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!

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sep 11

Riverside Park Skate Jam

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come to our annual celebration of Riverside Park’s 108th Street Skate Park with competitions, open skate, a raffle, food vendors, and all-day fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Sep 13

Summer on the Hudson: Bodyroll Workout with Viva

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings Bodyroll, a 90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to tone, strengthen, and train your body.
Free!

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Sep 14

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings back the ever popular Hatha yoga with Hollis, featuring beautiful sunsets over the Hudson River.
Free!

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sep 15

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 16, 2016

Sep 16

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring your own food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night where each game's winner receives a prize from Summer on the Hudson!
Free!

Saturday, September 17, 2016

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

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All are welcome to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
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

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

Summer on the Hudson: Bodyroll Workout with Viva

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings Bodyroll, a 90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to tone, strengthen, and train your body.
Free!

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Sep 21

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings back the ever popular Hatha yoga with Hollis, featuring beautiful sunsets over the Hudson River.
Free!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sep 22

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 23, 2016

Sep 23

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring your own food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night where each game's winner receives a prize from Summer on the Hudson!
Free!

Saturday, September 24, 2016

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!

Sep 24

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 Urban Park Ranger-led ticketed tours, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and activities for the whole family!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Sep 27

Summer on the Hudson: Bodyroll Workout with Viva

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings Bodyroll, a 90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to tone, strengthen, and train your body.
Free!

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Sep 28

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings back the ever popular Hatha yoga with Hollis, featuring beautiful sunsets over the Hudson River.
Free!

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Sep 29

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 30, 2016

Sep 30

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring your own food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night where each game's winner receives a prize from Summer on the Hudson!
Free!

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dec 10

Holiday on the Hudson

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

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson for our annual holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, tree decoration making, and hot chocolate.
Free!

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