Find tranquility and transcendence in the midst of the world's most commercial, frenetic and urban place, Times Square. Thousands of yoga enthusiasts will come together for a collective ohm on the longest day of the year (June 21st) to participate in an all day yoga festival.
Celebrate the sun, summer and creativity at the Crossroads of the World with five free outdoor yoga classes. Participants will receive a Solstice gift bag* and Athleta will provide free yoga mats* to the first 1,200...
The 31st Annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade is set for Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 at 2pm. A completely original creation of Coney Island USA, the Mermaid Parade is the nation's largest art parade and one of New York City's greatest summer events.
The Mermaid Parade is the largest art parade in the nation. A celebration of ancient mythology and honky-tonk rituals of the seaside, it showcases over 1,500 creative individuals from all over the five boroughs, opening the summer with incredible art, entrepreneurial spirit and community pride.
Make Music New York’s flagship Punk Island is back for a sixth year! This “punk rockers’ paradise” (NY Times) will feature a high-energy lineup of over 75 bands curated by ABC No Rio‘s punk/hardcore collective, who have booked weekly punk shows in NYC for over 20 years.
This year Punk Island returns on Saturday, June 22nd. It’s all day, all ages, and just like the rest of MMNY, completely free.
And, Punk Island is taking on a new, epic location: Staten Island’s recently...
Bacon Bash 2013 will bring together bacon lovers in a tasting party Sunday, June 23 at Bowlmor Times Square located on 222 West 44th Street.
Now in its sophomore year, the event, “celebrating the candy of meats,” invites local restaurants, bars and bakeries to prepare bacon-inspired treats.
Last year’s event saw dishes such as bacon chili, bacon cupcake, bacon melon balls and bacon cookies. And when it came to drink selections, bacon beer and bacon vodka were alcoholic options.
Tickets start at $35 for one and $85 for a pair.
The world’s finest dance bands turn Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park into New York’s favorite open-air dance party—for pros and newcomers alike. Join the electrifying sounds of swing, salsa, R&B, disco, tango, and much, much more. The upcoming season of Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing will run June 25 - July 13, 2013.
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Brooklyn Eats is Brooklyn's first fancy food trade show supporting our growing food and beverage industry. We welcome buyers, distributors, restaurateurs and foodies to join us in experiencing the varied tastes of Brooklyn. Meet the makers and enjoy a variety of programming over the course of a full day. Tables are still available for Brooklyn-based vendors to show your product and sell on-site.
4Knots returns to our beloved Pier 17 with an amazing line up this year! Kurt Vile & the Violators, The Men, Parquet Courts, Marnie Stern are all those announced so far. With way more on the way! The upcoming 4Knots Music Festival is set to take place on Saturday, June 29, 2013.
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MoMA PS1 presents Warm Up 2013, beginning June 29 and taking place every Saturday this summer through September 7. Now celebrating its 16th year, the museum's highly anticipated outdoor music series will continue its tradition of introducing audiences to the best in experimental live music, sound, and DJs—both local and international—across a range of genres. Warm Up supports both established and emerging artists by creating a platform that allows for experimentation and provides a space for collaboration, new material, and side-projects.
The 37th Annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks is set to take place July 4, 2013. This year's show is inspired and directed by Grammy-winning recording artist Usher. More than 40,000 will light up the sky, synchronized to a 25 minute, hand-picked score.
Fireworks can be see from anywhere with an unobstructed view of the sky above the Hudson river. For the best spots, head to 12th avenue below 59th streets.
The upcoming Lincoln Center Festival will run July 6 through 28, 2013. Single tickets go on sale on April 8 for the festival, which will unfold in six venues on and off the Lincoln Center campus. There will be a total of 62 performances by artists and ensembles from ten countries.
Tickets are on sale to the general public starting April 8. Advance sales to Friends of Lincoln Center are from March 27 through April 7. For more information and to buy tickets visit LincolnCenterFestival.org or go to the Avery Fisher or Alice Tully Hall box offices, or call CenterCharge, 212/721-6500.