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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

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Aug 17

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones five years old and younger are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball clinic.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

at North Lawn at 78th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Friday, August 18, 2017

Aug 18

Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join various local companies for dance performances and lessons of different movement styles.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug 19

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

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

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Aug 19

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Free!

Aug 19

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come fly a kite at this festival for all ages! Celebrate simple fun with live music and free kite-making for children (kites while supplies last).
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Aug 22

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.
Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a multi-level class that tones and balances your muscles, aligns your body, and strengthens your core!
Free!

Aug 22

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

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

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive and continue fat burning after you’ve completed your workout.
Free!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aug 23

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.
Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

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.
Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset.
Free!

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Aug 24

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones five years old and younger are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball clinic.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

at North Lawn at 78th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Friday, August 25, 2017

Aug 25

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.
Free!

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug 26

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

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

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Aug 26

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Free!

Aug 26

Summer on the Hudson: Quiet Clubbing

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with hundreds of all-ages revelers and two live DJs spinning different genres.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Aug 27

Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Aug 29

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.
Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a multi-level class that tones and balances your muscles, aligns your body, and strengthens your core!
Free!

Aug 29

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

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

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive and continue fat burning after you’ve completed your workout.
Free!

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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.
Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

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.
Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset.
Free!

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Aug 31

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones five years old and younger are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball clinic.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Clinic

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

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This three-day, cumulative skateboarding program provides a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) for beginners and intermediates.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

at North Lawn at 78th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Friday, September 1, 2017

Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Clinic

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

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This three-day, cumulative skateboarding program provides a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) for beginners and intermediates.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: #TotallyPublicKaraoke

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. All ages!
Free!

Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and soft beverages to this free, all-ages BINGO! night. Each game winner receives a prize!
Free!

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Sep 2

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

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

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Sep 2

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Free!

Sep 2

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Clinic

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This three-day, cumulative skateboarding program provides a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) for beginners and intermediates.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Sep 3

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Jam

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

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us at our annual celebration of Riverside Park’s 108th St. Skate Park, featuring competitions, open skate, raffle, food vendors and all day fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Sep 5

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.
Join this ‘90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to get you feeling "suppa duppa fly" with slammin' moves to bangin’ grooves!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 5

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

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

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive and continue fat burning after you’ve completed your workout.
Free!

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Sep 6

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.
Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset.
Free!

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Sep 7

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Become your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board as a team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

at North Lawn at 78th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Friday, September 8, 2017

Sep 8

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

at Lawn at 133rd and Marginal Streets (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company lead dance workshops for all ages and abilities with a focus on seniors.
Free!

Sep 8

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and soft beverages to this free, all-ages BINGO! night. Each game winner receives a prize!
Free!

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Sep 9

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

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

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Sep 9

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Free!

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Sep 10

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
There will be carnival rides and games, awesome bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, local food and merchandise vendors, cotton candy, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Sep 12

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.
Join this ‘90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to get you feeling "suppa duppa fly" with slammin' moves to bangin’ grooves!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 12

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

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

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive and continue fat burning after you’ve completed your workout.
Free!

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Sep 13

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.
Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset.
Free!

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Sep 14

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Become your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board as a team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 14

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

at North Lawn at 78th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Friday, September 15, 2017

Sep 15

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and soft beverages to this free, all-ages BINGO! night. Each game winner receives a prize!
Free!

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Sep 16

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

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

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Sep 16

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Free!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Sep 19

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.
Join this ‘90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to get you feeling "suppa duppa fly" with slammin' moves to bangin’ grooves!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 19

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

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

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive and continue fat burning after you’ve completed your workout.
Free!

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Sep 20

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.
Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset.
Free!

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Sep 21

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Become your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board as a team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 21

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

at North Lawn at 78th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Friday, September 22, 2017

Sep 22

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and soft beverages to this free, all-ages BINGO! night. Each game winner receives a prize!
Free!

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sep 23

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

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

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Sep 23

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Free!

Sep 23

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari!

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join a guided walk in search for site-specific dances choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sep 24

Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 24

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari!

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join a guided walk in search for site-specific dances choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Sep 26

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.
Join this ‘90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to get you feeling "suppa duppa fly" with slammin' moves to bangin’ grooves!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 26

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

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

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive and continue fat burning after you’ve completed your workout.
Free!

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Sep 27

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.
Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset.
Free!

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Sep 28

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Become your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board as a team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 28

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

at North Lawn at 78th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Friday, September 29, 2017

Sep 29

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and soft beverages to this free, all-ages BINGO! night. Each game winner receives a prize!
Free!

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep 30

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

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

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential. Bring your own mat.
Free!

Sep 30

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Free!

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Oct 7

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 visits to the lighthouse interior, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Dec 9

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 tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, decoration-making, and hot chocolate (while supplies last).
Free!

Best For
Kids

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