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NYC Memorial Day Weekend May 23, 2014-May 26, 2014: Street Fairs, Music, Films and Dance
We’re kicking off the start of NYC summer 2014 season with an ENORMOUS listing of Street Fairs, Music, Dance and Movies! Have a safe and wonderful holiday weekend!

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*FREE* Outdoor Summer Movies 2014

We’re just getting started, but the Outdoor Summer Movie schedule is starting to fill in fast! Grab a blanket, a picnic dinner and head on over to one of the many outdoor parks and rooftops to watch your favorite classic films!



NYC Fleet Week Events 2014

Although a little smaller in scope than in previous years, Fleet Week 2014 is back in NYC! You can take part in ship tours, concerts around town, Memorial Day Parades and more!



*FREE* Outdoor Shakespeare in NYC Parks including: Bryant Park, Socrates Sculpture Park,The Public Delacorte Theater and More!

The Public Theater presentation of Shakespeare in Delacorte Park is always a summer sellout…but, that’s not the only place you can see plays by the Bard of Avon in NYC. Check out this list…

The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards - ArrivalsToday Show and Good Morning America Summer Concert Series  2014 *SMOKIN*

Mariah Carey, Tim McGraw, Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, 50 Cent, Pharrell, Sara Bareilles, Demi Lovato,  Ed Sheeran….just a few of the names of the musical acts performing outdoors in NYC this spring/summer


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NYC Beer, Wine and Food Festivals 2014  *SMOKIN*

Beer, Wine and Food Festivals are one of the most popular events in NYC. You can attend outdoor BBQ’s, craft beer festivals, food crawls, wine tastings, charity food tastings and much more. We’ve compiled a list of upcoming events in 2014 for your reference.

hudson river moondanceDancing Outdoors in NYC 2014

Yes, we promise it will be warm soon enough for you to dance outside at one of the many waterfront or park concert/dance lessons around New York City. This list is the start of the 2014 Spring and Summer season.

chocolateThirty Nine Walking Tours Around NYC

It’s Spring Time in NYC (really, it is) and taking a walking tour is one of the best ways we can think to explore different neighborhoods and cultures. Here’s a list of 39 walking tours including pizza, chocolate, Glee, Harlem Jazz, Architecture, the Revolutionary War and much more. And, they range from *FREE* to “mostly DISCOUNTED”.


NYC Parade Schedule 2014

NYC hosts parades highlighting a wide range of our diverse, ethnic culture. The list is getting bigger by the day….take a look!




Red Bull Music Academy Festival  May 1-31, 2014

Madison Square Eats  May 2-31, 2014
Madison Square Park, Madison Ave and 23rd St

Internet Week New York  May 19-25, 2014

Fleet Week  May 21-27, 2014

Intrepid Museum’s Fleet Week NYC  May 21-27, 2014

Frankie Manning Centennial Festival and World Lindy-Hop Day  May 22-26, 2014

Grand Central Spring Fair  May 23, 2014 10am-4pm
43rd St between Lexington and 3rd Ave

Theater For the New City LES Festival of the Arts  May 23-25, 2014
East 10th St at First Ave

Loisaida Fest  May 23-25, 2014
Various venues in NYC. Sunday Festival: Avenue C from 6th St to 12th St. 12pm-5pm

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit – Spring Show May 24-26 and May 31,2014
University Place, Greenwich Village

Victorian Gardens Amusement Park  May 24, 2014
Wollman/Trump Rink, Central Park

Governors Island: Opening Day Family Festival, Colonels Row and Liggett Terrace  May 24, 2014 1pm-4pm
Governors Island

Season of Cambodia Festival  May 24, 2014  12pm-5pm
Governors Island, LMCC Open Studios Gallery Building 110

Bleecker Street Festival  May 24, 2014
Bleecker St between Christopher and Bank

Lexington Avenue Spring Festival  May 24, 2014  10am-6pm
Lexington Ave between 42nd St and 57th St

Vintage Baseball   May 24-25, 2014  11am
Governors Island, Parade Ground

27th Annual Livable West Side Festival  May 25, 2014  11am-5pm
Broadway between 72nd and 86th Streets

Harlem Sweet Spot Festival  May 25, 2014
West Harlem Piers

Lexington Avenue Spectacular  May 25, 2014  10am-6pm
Lexington Ave between 34th St and 42nd St

Passport to Taiwan Festival  May 25, 2014  12pm-5pm
Union Square North

Crossroads of the World Festival  May 26, 2014 10am-4pm
43rd St between 8th and 9th Ave

Sixth Avenue Festival  May 26, 2014
Sixth Avenue between 14th Street and 23rd Street

Memorial Day Commemoration  May 26, 2014 10am-12pm
Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Monument, Riverside Drive & West 89th Street

The Liberty Street Fair  May 26, 2014
Liberty St between Broadway and Trinity Pl

Memorial Day Ceremony  May 26, 2014 11am
The Intrepid, Pier 86

Click link for full Manhattan Street Fair/Festival/Parade 2014 listing


Artists and Fleas in Williamsburg. Ongoing year-round 
70 North 7th St between Kent and Wythe

Brooklyn Flea at PS 321 Ongoing year-round
PS 321, 180 7th Ave,  Park Slope

Smorgasburg– Ongoing  Every Weekend in Williamsburg, Ft. Greene and Dumbo

Brooklyn Night Bazaar  Ongoing year-round Friday and Saturday Night
165 Banker St

Spring Summer Artisan Market  May 10-July 26, 2014
Ft Greene Park, DeKalb Avenue Entrance

Kings County Fair  May 15-26, 2014
Aviator Sports and Events Center, 3159 Flatbush Avenue

Greenpoint Veterans Memorial Day Parade May 25, 2014  8am
Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Kings County Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade May 26, 2014  11am
87th Street and Third Avenue, Bay Ridge


City Island Memorial Day Parade  May 26, 2014  2:30pm-4:30pm
City Island, Bronx


World’s Fair Train Show  May 24-26, 2014  10am-5pm
Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing

Sunnyside Gardens Park Memorial Day Fair  May 24, 2014 12pm-5pm
48-21 39th Ave

College Point Memorial Day Parade   May 25, 2014  2pm-4pm
College Point, Queens

Greenpoint Avenue Festival  May 25, 2014
Greenpoint Avenue between Queens Blvd. and  42nd Street

Maspeth Memorial Day Parade  May 25, 2014  1pm-2pm

Broadway Astoria Festival  May 26, 2014
Broadway between Steinway Street and Crescent Street

Allied Veterans Memorial  Parade  May 26, 2014  11am-3pm
Glendale, Queens

Click link for full Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx and Staten Island Street Fair/Festival/Parade 2014 listing

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DanceAfrica 2014  May 18-26, 2014
BAM, Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Street

Jewels  May 23-25, 2014 See schedule for times
New York City Ballet, David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center Plaza

South American Voices of New York –  Tangolando &  Festejation  May 24, 2014  7pm
Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. Flushing

Click link for full May 2014 NYC Dance Schedule

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Turkish Film Festival  May 16-25, 2014
SVA Theater, 333 West 23rd St. between 8th and 9th Ave

 New York African Film Festival  May 7-26, 2014
Venues throughout NYC

Intrepid Summer Movie Series: Top Gun  May 23, 2014  7:30pm
Intrepid Museum, Pier 86 at 46th St and West Side Hwy

Front/Row Cinema: Mission Impossible  May 23, 2014  8pm
South Street Seaport

Front/Row Cinema: Ratatouille  May 24, 2014  8pm
South Street Seaport

Front/Row Cinema: Breakfast at Tiffany’s  May 25, 2014  8pm
South Street Seaport

Rooftop Films: The Infinite Man May 23, 2014 8pm
The Old American Can Factory, 232 Third St at Third Ave, Gowanus, Brooklyn

Rooftop Films: New York Non Fiction (Short Films) May 24, 2014  8pm
Industry City, 39th St and First Ave, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Click link for *FREE* NYC Summer Outdoor Movie Schedule: Manhattan (outer boroughs not published as of this posting)

rickie lee jonesMUSIC AND CONCERTS NYC MAY 23, 2014

Today Show Toyota Concert Series: Tim McGraw   May 23, 2014  **OUTDOORS**
Rockefeller Center Plaza 49th Street between 5th and 6th Avenue

Good Morning America Concert Series: Lady Antebellum  May 23, 2014  **OUTDOORS**
Central Park, Rumsey Playfield, 5th Avenue and 69th Street

Piano in the Park  Sue Maskaleris- Composer and Pianist   May 23, 2014  12:30pm  **OUTDOORS**
Bryant Park, Upper Terrace

Bill Kirchen  May 23, 2014  7:30pm
Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette Street

Ricki Lee Jones  May 23, 2014 9:30pm
Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette Street

New York Philharmonic  Chamber Music with Yefim Bronfman  May 23, 2014 8pm
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Chante Moore  May 23, 2014  8pm
B.B. King Blues Club, 237 W. 42nd Street

Golden Key Music Festival 2014   May 23, 2014  7:30pm
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, Seventh Avenue amd 57th Street

Diego Garcia   May 23, 2014   8pm
City Winery, 155 Varick Street

Bargemix Series –  The Wild World of “Piano/Continuum/Theremin”   May 23, 2014  7pm
Bargemusic, One Fulton Street, Fulton Ferry Landing

Swedish Rock Legend Jerry Williams   May 23, 2014 9pm
61 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn

The Skivvies  May 23-24, 2014  11pm
54 Below, 254 W. 54th Street, Cellar

the whos tommyMUSIC AND CONCERTS NYC MAY 24, 2014

Music In The Garden: John Yao and His 17 Piece Instrument  May 24, 2014 4pm-6pm  **OUTDOORS**
Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing

NYU Tisch New Studio on Broadway  May 24, 2014  7pm
Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette Street

The Who’s Tommy 45th Anniversary  May 24, 2014  7:30pm
B.B. King Blues Club, 237 W. 42nd Street

New England Symphonic Ensemble  May 24, 2014  8pm
Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium, Seventh Avenue and 57th Street

Oliver Dragojevic  May 24, 2014  8pm
The Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd Street

Electric Daisy Carnival  May 24-25, 2014  12pm-11pm
Met Life Stadium, Met Life Stadium Drive,  East Rutherford, NJ

Masterworks Series –  Mozart, Schumann, Brahms  May 24-25, 2014  7pm    May 25, 2014  4pm
Bargemusic, One Fulton Street, Fulton Ferry Landing

ny philharmonicMUSIC AND CONCERTS NYC MAY 25, 2014

Memorial Day Weekend Concert  May 25, 2014  2pm  **OUTDOORS**
Van Cortland Nature Center, Broadway and 246th Street

Billie Williams   May 25, 2014   7:30pm
Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette Street

New York Philharmonic Ensembles  May 25, 2014  3pm
Merkin Concert Hall, 129 W. 67th Street{CCD6D5FD-61E0-4A63-98B8-1B448C994A62}

Taj Mahal – Special Solo Performance   May 25-26, 20124  8pm
City Winery, 155 Varick Street

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Today Show Toyota Concert Series: Austin Mahone  May 26, 2014  **OUTDOORS**
Rockefeller Center Plaza 49th Street between 5th and 6th Avenue

Piano in the Park- Joel Forrester-Contemporary, Boogie Woogie, Trance & Stride    May 26, 2014  12:30pm  **OUTDOORS**
Bryant Park, Upper Terrace

Green-Wood’s Annual Memorial Day Concert   May 26, 2014  2:30pm-5pm  **OUTDOORS**
Fifth Avenue and 25th Street Brooklyn

New York Philharmonic Memorial Day Concert at St. John the Divine  May 26, 2014 8pm *FREE*
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue{3903A6EF-6F4D-4A3D-85AA-B75840C4C4AA}

Distinguished Concerts International New York Presents: Celebration and Reflection, Part 11  May 26, 2014  7pm
Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, Broadway and 65th Street

John Malino: John Plays Johnny   May 26, 2014  7pm
54 Below, 254 W. 54th Street, Cellar

Click link for full Music and Concerts in NYC May 2014 schedule:

*Indoor Music
*Outdoor Music

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**Please note, that all dates are pending NYC Mayor’s Office permit approval and are subject to change**

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