New York Citizens

Community Day Socials


Spring Activities

  • Macy's Flower Show (March  - April), Herald Square 
  • Smorgasburg Open Food Market (April - October; Saturdays and Sundays), Brooklyn
  • Vulture Festival (May), NYC
  • Tribeca Film Festival (end of April)
  • American Black Film Festival (end of June)
  • Vegetarian Food and Natural Living Fest (end of June, begins at 10 a.m.), Bronx
  • River to River Festival (end of June)

Summer Activities

  • Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Display
  • Summerstage Family Day (July, 3:30 - 7:00 p.m.), Central Park
  • Nathan's Famous 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest
  • Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival (July), NYC
  • Panorama Festival (July) Randall's Island Park NYC 
  • Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival ,
  • Bard Summerscape, Bard College, Hudson
  • Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival
  • Caramoor Summer Festival, Katona
  • Moe Down Festival, Twin
  • Catskill Chill Music Festival, Hancock
  • Afro Punk (August) Brooklyn
  • West Indian American Day Carnival & Parade (September), Brooklyn
  • African American Day Parade (September), Harlem
  • Hip Hop Block Party (September ), Kennedy Center. Showcasing De La Soul, Arrested Development, Kokayi, and emcee lll Camille.
  • 2 for 1 Broadway Week (September)
  • The Governos Island Art Fair (September, weekends)

Autumn Activities

  • New York Film Festival (Sept. - Oct)
  • The Meadows Music and Arts Festival (early Oct.) Citi Field
  • The New Yorker Festival (October), New York City
  • Alvin Ailey DanceTheater (Nov. - Dec. 31), New York Center

Winter Activities

  • St. Patrick's Day Parade
  • Black Comic Book Festival (Jan.) 


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