New York City Events

    SI Waterfront Festival

   - Staten Island, NY
          
Producing a variety of arts and entertainment events on Staten Island. Modeled on the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s River to River Festival project, producing and supporting a variety of public events featuring exhibits by local artists and performances by emerging musicians and other entertainers. Environmental education and children’s activities within some of these events, as well as a marketplace for artists, craftspeople & businesses to showcase and sell their products and services.
Many of our events are held in underserved communities, and all are designed to make Staten Island a better place to live, work & play.
    Mermaid Parade
  June - Brooklyn, NY             
<object width="212" height="175"><param name="movie" value="https://www.youtube.com/v/VbcWQG1IJyI"></param><param name="wmode" value="transparent"></param><embed src="https://www.youtube.com/v/VbcWQG1IJyI" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="212" height="175" align="right"></embed></object>
The Mermaid Parade is a completely original creation that is that nation's largest art parade and one of New York City's greatest summer events. Founded in 1983 by Coney Island USA, the not-for-profit arts organization that also produces the Coney island Circus Sideshow, the Mermaid Parade pays homage to Coney Island's forgotten Mardi Gras which lasted from 1903 to 1954, and draws from a host of other sources resulting in a wonderful and wacky event that is unique to Coney Island.
    New York City Tap Festival, Manhattan
   - New York, NY           
Mid-July. The weeklong festival features hundreds of tap dancers who perform and give workshops.
    Midsummer Night Swing, Manhattan
  70 Lincoln Center Plaza - Lincoln Center - New York, NY             
<iframe id='palyer4' width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/MLkFOWgDMZ0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe id='palyer4'>
Single Tickets $17. Includes dance lesson and individual admission. Swing Passes - Receive big savings and guaranteed admission to the dance floor. Six-Night Pass $90. Season Pass $160
    The Art Show, Manhattan
  643 Park Avenue - Park Avenue at 67th Street - New York, NY           
The longest-running and most prestigious art fair in America. The Art Show takes place March 7 through March 11, 2012 in New York City. Organized by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) to benefit the Henry Street Settlement, the fair presents exhibitions from the nation's leading art dealers and galleries showcasing a variety of museum-quality exhibits ranging from cutting-edge, 21st century works, to masterpieces from the 19th and 20th centuries.
    NY Auto Show, Manhattan
  April - New York, NY             
<iframe id='palyer6' width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/YtxesPPaaRE" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe id='palyer6'>
The New York International Auto Show is an annual auto show held in late March or early April. It is usually held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. It usually opens on or just before Easter weekend and closes on the first Sunday after Easter.
Every year the show opens with a sensational display to excite the public and promote the show. Past opening ceremonies have included a stickball game, a man pulling several cars by himself, and speeches.
This auto show includes exhibits from various auto manufacturers and related companies. Many of the exhibits are hands-on, giving the public the opportunity to try sitting in the new vehicles and to explore new technology and features.
Before the show opens every year, several auto companies debut new production and concept vehicles for the press. In addition, the Greater New York Auto Dealers Association (GNYADA) and the International Motor Press Association (IMPA) host corporate meetings and events. Source
    Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, Manhattan
   - New York, NY             
<iframe id='palyer7' width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/v_aQR0lXvIs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe id='palyer7'>
The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival annually assembles some of the finest musicians in the world who reflect Parker’s musical individuality and genius, to promote appreciation for this highly influential and world-renowned artist. The concerts originally scheduled for August 27 and 28 and canceled due to Hurricane Irene will now be consolidated into one and will take place on Friday, September 23 at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem.
    Bryant Park Film Festival, Manhattan
  40th Street and 6th Avenue - New York, NY             
<iframe id='palyer8' src='https://www.youtube.com/embed/?listType=user_uploads&list=bryantparknyc'></iframe id='palyer8'>
June, July and August. The lawn opens at 5:00pm for blankets (no plastic tarps please) and picnicking. The films begin at dusk (typically between 8pm and 9pm).
    Atlantic Antic Street Festival
   - Brooklyn, NY            
On this beautiful autumn day in Brooklyn, the Atlantic Antic will bring together one million people to Atlantic Avenue to celebrate the longstanding tradition of food, art, music, shopping, festivities, and fun! The Atlantic Antic is a living tribute to the myriad of heritages that coexist in Brooklyn. Spanning four neighborhoods from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue, the Antic is the largest street festival in New York City! From start to finish, Atlantic Avenue is transformed into a sea of entertainment offering something for everyone
The Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation is a Section 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization committed to the economic development of the Atlantic Avenue area from Fourth Avenue to the waterfront in Brooklyn, New York. In addition to the Atlantic Avenue Master Plan, the LDC's recent activities have included implementation of streetscape improvements, outreach to property owners to encourage historic storefront preservation, and advocacy on issues of importance to the retail and residential community.
    Richmond County Fair
  441 Clarke Avenue - Staten Island, NY            
<table style="border:0px; padding:0px;"><tr><td><font style="font-size:13px; font-family:Verdana; font-weight:bold; font-color:#293546">2010 Richmond County Fair</font></td></tr><tr><td><script type="text/javascript" src="https://tribeca.vidavee.com/advance/trh/embedAsset.js?width=235.0&height=132.0&wmode=transparent&skin=v3AdvInt.swf&dockey=D9B6DC3AF43779946FD7894844A0FCCF&"></script></td></tr></table>
In the heart of Staten Island, there is a place where the past can still be experienced with all your senses. The story of Richmond Town reveals layers of the past, and the lives of ordinary people connected to each other in many ways. From its beginning as a rural crossroad, through its development as county seat, to its place as a rustic outpost within New York City, this has been a community of people living and working together.
    Bargemusic
  Fulton Ferry Landing - Brooklyn, NY             
<iframe id='palyer11' title="Bargemusic - YouTube video player" width="250" height="190" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/QW0-w0z5FUc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe id='palyer11'>
From its inception, Bargemusic has been committed to attracting local audiences and enhancing the cultural life of New York by offering frequent, year-round performances of chamber music in a fittingly intimate setting—the type of setting in which chamber music is meant to be heard. To make that unique musical experience available to as many people as possible, Bargemusic presents 220 chamber music concerts annually—four days a week, 52 weeks a year—and offers free tickets to a variety of groups every week, plus a monthly free concert open to the community.
    Celebrate Brooklyn Festival
   - Prospect Park - Brooklyn, NY             
<iframe id='palyer12' src='https://www.youtube.com/embed/?listType=user_uploads&list=CelebrateBklyn'></iframe id='palyer12'>
Celebrate Brooklyn! is back in Prospect Park for its 35th summer of providing a wide variety of exciting programming at the Bandshell. Congratulations to the Executive Producer of Celebrate Brooklyn! Jack Walsh, BRIC President Leslie Schultz, BRIC Board Chair Lizanne Fontaine and everyone at BRIC Arts/Media/Brooklyn for creating this wonderful festival. We know that this year’s line-up will entertain long-time Park fans and attract a whole new generation to discover Prospect Park.
    DUMBO Art Under the Bridge Festival
  45 Main Street - Brooklyn, NY             
<iframe id='palyer13' width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/EMpSZovIZuA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe id='palyer13'>
The DUMBO Arts Festival happens September 28-30, 2012. Join us for Brooklyn's biggest arts event of the year. DAC's mission is to engage a broad spectrum of society in the sensory and intellectual stimuli of emerging visual culture by providing visual artists and curators with the singular opportunity for both on and off-site experimentation, innovation, presentation and advancement.
Activities - DAC produces the annual Art Under the Bridge Festival, the largest urban forum for experimentation in public art by emerging artists in the United States. DAC presents a year-round exhibition program in its gallery, hosts an annual Artists' Opportunity Workshop and commissions editions, multiples and public space works.
    US Open
   - Queens - New York, NY             
<iframe id='palyer14' src='https://www.youtube.com/embed/?listType=user_uploads&list=usopen'></iframe id='palyer14'>
The US Open tennis tournament is one of the oldest tennis championships in the world, first contested in 1881. The tournament is chronologically the fourth and final Grand Slam tennis tournament each year. It is held annually in August and September over a two-week period (the weeks before and after Labor Day weekend). The main tournament consists of five different event championships: men's and women's singles, men's and women's doubles, and mixed doubles, with additional tournaments for senior, junior, and wheelchair players. Since 1978, the tournament has been played on acrylic hard court at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, New York City.
The US Open differs from the other three Grand Slam tournaments in that there are final-set tiebreaks. In the other three majors, the fifth set for the men and the third set for the women continue until someone wins by two games. Source
    Brooklyn Philharmonic
  Suite 656, 55 Washington Street  - Brooklyn, NY             
<iframe id='palyer15' width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/eY9UllRcimY" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe id='palyer15'>" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe id='palyer15'>
One of the nation’s groundbreaking music ensembles, the Brooklyn Philharmonic opens its 54th season as a vital presence in the cultural life of the New York metropolitan area. For the past five decades, the Brooklyn Philharmonic has played a leading role in the presentation of innovative and thematic programming, receiving 21 ASCAP Awards over the last 25 years for “Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music.” Since its 1954 inception, audiences have embraced the Brooklyn Philharmonic’s commitment to the concept of the orchestra as a contemporary performance ensemble, emphasizing important present-day music.
    Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade, Queens
   - Douglaston - NY,             
<iframe id='palyer16' width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/cDUjvb8KDq0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe id='palyer16'>
Monday, May 28, 2012 - rain or shine - Parade starts 2 p.m. Parade Starts at 2 p.m. - Northern Blvd and Jayson St in Great Neck. Parade route is along Northern Blvd from Jayson St in Great Neck, west to St. Anastasia's courtyard at Alameda Blvd.in Douglaston Closing ceremony at St. Anastasia's, 4:30 p.m.