Events

Every Single Festival in NYC This Summer, Now in One Calendar

Published On 05/06/2015 Published On 05/06/2015
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Date

Event

Location

May 8 Fri

Bayou n' Brooklyn Music Festival A celebration of Southern food and music in Brooklyn.

Jalopy Theatre, 315 Columbia St

Bayou n' Brooklyn Music Festival Jalopy Theatre, 315 Columbia St A celebration of Southern food and music in Brooklyn.

Date

Event

Location

May 9 Sat

NYC Spring Wine Festival Two hundred wines, hors d’oeuvres, and live jazz -- aka the perfect day.

Broad Street Ballroom, 41 Broad St

NYC Spring Wine Festival Broad Street Ballroom, 41 Broad St Two hundred wines, hors d’oeuvres, and live jazz -- aka the perfect day.

Date

Event

Location

May 12 Tue

Queens Taste 2015 Food & drink samples from nearly 50 Queens restaurants.

New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St

Queens Taste 2015 New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St Food & drink samples from nearly 50 Queens restaurants.

Date

Event

Location

May 14 Thu

Frieze Art New York Shop for art from 1,000 contemporary artists (food & drink options available for purchase).

Randall’s Island

Frieze Art New York Randall’s Island Shop for art from 1,000 contemporary artists (food & drink options available for purchase).

Date

Event

Location

May 14 Thu

Soho Film Festival Preview great films from around the world during this week-long event.

Village East Cinemas, 189 2nd Ave

Soho Film Festival Village East Cinemas, 189 2nd Ave Preview great films from around the world during this week-long event.

Date

Event

Location

May 16 Sat

International Food Fest Food, music, and dance from around the world, plus there’s food. Also: food.

9th Ave from 42nd to 57th St

International Food Fest 9th Ave from 42nd to 57th St Food, music, and dance from around the world, plus there’s food. Also: food.

Date

Event

Location

May 22 Fri

Lower East Side Festival of the Arts Dance, film, music, and visual art performances.

Theatre for the New City, 155 First Ave

Lower East Side Festival of the Arts Theatre for the New City, 155 First Ave Dance, film, music, and visual art performances.

Date

Event

Location

May 23 Sat

Lexington Avenue Street Fair Classic NYC street fest.

Lexington Ave from 42nd to 57th St

Lexington Avenue Street Fair Lexington Ave from 42nd to 57th St Classic NYC street fest.

Date

Event

Location

May 23 Sat

Electric Daisy Carnival Top DJs from around the world, excessive use of neon, and intoxicated hipsters.

MetLife Stadium

Electric Daisy Carnival MetLife Stadium Top DJs from around the world, excessive use of neon, and intoxicated hipsters.

Date

Event

Location

May 28 Thu

Summer Release Beer Festival Sample 150 craft beers and local restaurants' food during this three-day event.

Pier 15, East River Esplanade

Summer Release Beer Festival Pier 15, East River Esplanade Sample 150 craft beers and local restaurants' food during this three-day event.

Date

Event

Location

May 29-Jun 7

Brooklyn Film Festival More than 100 films made by independent filmmakers in 20 countries.

Multiple locations

Brooklyn Film Festival Multiple locations More than 100 films made by independent filmmakers in 20 countries.

Date

Event

Location

May 31 Sun

Sixth Avenue Street Fair Classic NYC street fest. Part II.

Sixth Ave from 34th to 42nd St

Sixth Avenue Street Fair Sixth Ave from 34th to 42nd St Classic NYC street fest. Part II.

Brian Alexander/Thrillist

Date

Event

Location

Jun 1 Mon

Taste of Times Square International food from nearly 50 restaurants, local bands, street performers, and gawking tourists.

Times Square

Taste of Times Square Times Square International food from nearly 50 restaurants, local bands, street performers, and gawking tourists.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 1 Mon

Blue Note Jazz Festival 150 concerts across 15 venues.

Multiple locations

Blue Note Jazz Festival Multiple locations 150 concerts across 15 venues.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 4 Thu

Red Hook Fest Community barbecue with live music and dance.

Multiple locations

Red Hook Fest Multiple locations Community barbecue with live music and dance.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 5 Fri

Governors Ball Outdoor music fest/food fest/giant epic party... fest.

Randall's Island

Governors Ball Randall's Island Outdoor music fest/food fest/giant epic party... fest.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 6 Sat

University Place Street Fair Classic NYC street fest. PART III.

University Place from 8th to 14th St

University Place Street Fair University Place from 8th to 14th St Classic NYC street fest. PART III.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 7 Sun

Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival A cross-cultural celebration of Jewish, Chinese, and Puerto Rican music, food, and art. 'Natch.

12 Eldridge St

Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival 12 Eldridge St A cross-cultural celebration of Jewish, Chinese, and Puerto Rican music, food, and art. 'Natch.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 8 Mon

Northside Festival Tons of music, film, art, and more on Brooklyn's North side.

Multiple locations

Northside Festival Multiple locations Tons of music, film, art, and more on Brooklyn's North side.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 12 Fri

Chelsea Music Festival A week-long event celebrating Finland and Hungary with music, art, and food.

Multiple Locations

Chelsea Music Festival Multiple Locations A week-long event celebrating Finland and Hungary with music, art, and food.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 13 Sat

Big Apple Barbecue Block Party Award-winning barbecue, cooking seminars, live music, general happiness.

Madison Square Park

Big Apple Barbecue Block Party Madison Square Park Award-winning barbecue, cooking seminars, live music, general happiness.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 13 Sat

Jazz Age Lawn Party Dress in your flapper-best at this celebration of 1920s food, music, and culture.

Governors Island

Jazz Age Lawn Party Governors Island Dress in your flapper-best at this celebration of 1920s food, music, and culture.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 14 Sun

DayLife Annual LES street fest with food, music, and art.

Orchard St from E Houston to Delancey

DayLife Orchard St from E Houston to Delancey Annual LES street fest with food, music, and art.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 18 Thu

River to River Festival Numerous cultural performances celebrating the arts in lower Manhattan.

Multiple locations

River to River Festival Multiple locations Numerous cultural performances celebrating the arts in lower Manhattan.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 20 Sat

New Orleans-Style Crawfish Festival Music, drinks, crawfish, and more crawfish. Plus: crawfish. And: CRAWFISH.

Governors Island Beach Club

New Orleans-Style Crawfish Festival Governors Island Beach Club Music, drinks, crawfish, and more crawfish. Plus: crawfish. And: CRAWFISH.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 20 Sat

Turtle Bay Street Fair Classic NYC street fest (man there are a lot of these).

Lexington Ave from 42nd to 54th St

Turtle Bay Street Fair Lexington Ave from 42nd to 54th St Classic NYC street fest (man there are a lot of these).

Date

Event

Location

Jun 20 Sat

Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World 2015 Festival Live music (including a performance from Lauryn Hill), food, and art exhibits.

Corona Park, Queens

Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World 2015 Festival Corona Park, Queens Live music (including a performance from Lauryn Hill), food, and art exhibits.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 26 Fri

Taste Asia Tasting booths, culinary contests, and live performances.

Times Square

Taste Asia Times Square Tasting booths, culinary contests, and live performances.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 23 Tue

Pride Week Week-long festivities celebrating the LGBT community.

Multiple locations

Pride Week Multiple locations Week-long festivities celebrating the LGBT community.

Date

Event

Location

Jun 28 Sun

Eighth Avenue Street Fair Classic NYC street fest.

Eighth Ave from 42nd to 57th St

Eighth Avenue Street Fair Eighth Ave from 42nd to 57th St Classic NYC street fest.

Flickr/Megan Rosenbloom (Edited)

Date

Event

Location

Jul 4 Sat

Fulton Street Fair Classic NYC street fest. Duh.

Fulton St from Water to Gold St

Fulton Street Fair Fulton St from Water to Gold St Classic NYC street fest. Duh.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 8 Wed

Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival A celebration of hip-hop culture, including panel discussions, live music, and food.

50 Kent Ave, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival 50 Kent Ave, Brooklyn A celebration of hip-hop culture, including panel discussions, live music, and food.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 12 Sun

52nd Street Fair OMG classic NYC street fest!!!

52nd St from 6th to 7th Ave

52nd Street Fair 52nd St from 6th to 7th Ave OMG classic NYC street fest!!!

Date

Event

Location

Jul 18 Sat

Amsterdam Ave Street Fair Classic NYC street fest. Of course it is.

Amsterdam Ave from 96th to 106th St

Amsterdam Ave Street Fair Amsterdam Ave from 96th to 106th St Classic NYC street fest. Of course it is.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 21 Tue

Jazz Festival A weeklong series of world-class jazz artists and singers.

92nd St Y

Jazz Festival 92nd St Y A weeklong series of world-class jazz artists and singers.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 30 Thu

Good Beer Food and beer pairing event with insane amounts of food. And beer.

82 Mercer St

Good Beer 82 Mercer St Food and beer pairing event with insane amounts of food. And beer.

Flickr/Eddie O. (Edited)

Date

Event

Location

Aug 6 Thu

The Giglio Feast of Saint Antonio Three-day celebration of Italian food, culture, and tradition.

East Harlem

The Giglio Feast of Saint Antonio East Harlem Three-day celebration of Italian food, culture, and tradition.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 8 Sat

Dragon Boat Festival A celebration of Chinese culture including a 100-team dragon boat competition. Whatever that is.

Flushing Meadows Park, Queens

Dragon Boat Festival Flushing Meadows Park, Queens A celebration of Chinese culture including a 100-team dragon boat competition. Whatever that is.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 9 Sun

World Trade Center Street Fair Classic NYC street fest. Because we clearly don't have enough of those.

Liberty St from Broadway to Trinity Pl

World Trade Center Street Fair Liberty St from Broadway to Trinity Pl Classic NYC street fest. Because we clearly don't have enough of those.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 14 Fri

Brooklyn Beer & Wine Festival Beer, wine, and liquor, plus live music and food.

Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton St

Brooklyn Beer & Wine Festival Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton St Beer, wine, and liquor, plus live music and food.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 14 Fri

New York International Fringe Festival Twelve hundred stage performances across 20 venues celebrating theatre and the arts.

Multiple locations

New York International Fringe Festival Multiple locations Twelve hundred stage performances across 20 venues celebrating theatre and the arts.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 15 Sat

Jazz Age Lawn Party Dress in your flapper-best (just like you did back in June!) at this celebration of 1920s food, music, and culture.

Governors Island

Jazz Age Lawn Party Governors Island Dress in your flapper-best (just like you did back in June!) at this celebration of 1920s food, music, and culture.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 22 Sat

Hudson River Park's Blues BBQ Festival BBQ, blues, and more BBQ.

Pier 26, Hudson River Park

Hudson River Park's Blues BBQ Festival Pier 26, Hudson River Park BBQ, blues, and more BBQ.

Date

Event

Location

Aug 30 Sun

Brighton Beach Jubilee Festival Giant street fair with live music, rides, food, and awesomeness.

Coney Island

Brighton Beach Jubilee Festival Coney Island Giant street fair with live music, rides, food, and awesomeness.

Alex Robinson/Thrillist

Date

Event

Location

Sep 4 Fri

Electric Zoo Giant 150,000-person dance party on the last weekend of summer.

Randall’s Island

Electric Zoo Randall’s Island Giant 150,000-person dance party on the last weekend of summer.

Date

Event

Location

Sep 5 Sat

Gramercy Park Street Fair Yup. Classic NYC street fest.

Third Ave from 14th to 23rd St

Gramercy Park Street Fair Third Ave from 14th to 23rd St Yup. Classic NYC street fest.

Date

Event

Location

Sep 6 Sun

West Side County Fair Carnival rides, live music, food, and an all-around good time.

Riverside Park South at 68th St

West Side County Fair Riverside Park South at 68th St Carnival rides, live music, food, and an all-around good time.

Date

Event

Location

Sep 17 Thu

Harvest in the Square Annual food and wine celebration featuring selections from NYC's most popular chefs. Plus there's food.

Union Square Park

Harvest in the Square Union Square Park Annual food and wine celebration featuring selections from NYC's most popular chefs. Plus there's food.

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