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The Louis Armstrong International Music Festival

Sunday, June 29, 2014

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Louis Armstrong's concert at the 1964 World's Fair.  The first annual Louis Armstrong International Music Festival features live music, dancing, and a food truck rally just south of the Unisphere.  You are also invited to a jazz soiree with Catherine Russell that kicks off the exhibit: Ambassador Satchmo at the World's Fair - Celebrating 50 Years from 4-6 p.m. in the Queens Musuem. Join us for a wonderful afternoon in Louis' local park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.  

Location

Queens
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Location Details:
Located just South of the Unisphere

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Contact Number

(718) 793-8080

Contact Email

info@kupferbergcenter.org

Categories

Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Food, Seniors

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Directions to Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

PlaygroundsPlayground

NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.


MarinasWorld's Fair Marina

Due to a major planned reconstruction project, Pier 1 at the World's Fair Marina is currently closed. Limited transient dockage is available for smaller recreational vessels - please contact the Dockmasters office at 718-478-0480 or VHF Ch71 for more information. There is no dockage available for larger vessels or commercial vessels, including passenger pick-up and drop-off. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back with the World's Fair Marina in the future for updates.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2017

ParkFlushing Meadows Corona Park

Due to major ongoing construction, the northeast section of Meadow Lake is closed. This project will reduce flooding in this area. There will be access to the boathouse and Meadow Lake from the Van Wyck Expressway South Exit 11 and from Jewel Avenue. For more information about this project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker.

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