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Barefoot Dancing

Thursday, July 25, 2019

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.

This event repeats every week on Thursday between 7/11/2019 and 8/8/2019.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Barefoot Dancing brings performing arts troupes to Van Cortlandt Park to engage the audience in traditional and authentic forms of ethnic dance and music. While demonstrating and teaching the art forms, the artists will also explain the historical and cultural roots of each style. 

It’s common for families to spread a blanket and enjoy a picnic during the event.

Shoes are optional.  

Location

Lawn east of Memorial Grove in Van Cortlandt Park
Bronx
Directions to this location
Location Details:
Enter the park at Broadway and 246th Street

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy

Contact Number

(718) 430-1890

Contact Email

henri.bonner@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Dance

Directions to Van Cortlandt Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Barbecuing AreasVan Cortlandt Park

Due to construction at Broadway and West 242nd Street, the entrance near the subway is closed. Please access the park at the stairway adjacent to the public comfort station (Broadway & Manhattan College Parkway). There is an accessible entrance at the end of the block. The barbecuing area at Van Cortlandt Park has temporarily been moved behind the Nature Center. For more information on the progress of this construction project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker page.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

Hiking TrailsPutnam Trail

The Putnam Greenway Trail is currently closed for construction. For north-south access, runners and pedestrians can use the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (enter at Mosholu Parkway & Van Cortlandt Park South), and bicyclists and pedestrians can use Broadway. For more information on the progress of this construction project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker page.


Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

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