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New York City 2017 Event Calendar

The ultimate calendar of fun things to do in NYC today, this weekend, and beyond. These events and adventures have been hand-picked for maximum good times. You're welcome, folks!

By / January 4, 2017

July 23 – 29

Brooklyn Bazaar’s 2 Live Bash

Brooklyn Bazaar

The best funk, R&B, and rap will be spinning all night long, so be ready to shake what your mama gave you at this totally free dance rager.

Free / RSVP


July 28 - 30

Randall's Island

If headliners Frank Ocean, Tame Impala, and Nine Inch Nails are any hint of what's to come, the second year of Panorama, toted as the East Coast's answer to Coachella, is going to be killer.


NYC Crafts and Imports Beer Festival

Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden

Experience brews from more than a dozen local home brewers and independent craft breweries throughout the city, plus complementary food pairings.


July 30 – August 5

Every Body Is Art Parade 2017

New York

Embrace your body and the chance to show it off at this colorful parade that celebrates love and acceptance for all shapes.

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Selena Sing-Along

Videology Bar & Cinema

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of "Selena," the biopic starring Jennifer Lopez as the late Mexican-American singer, by watching and singing along to the film.

Beauty & Essex

Beauty Parlor Tuesdays at Beauty & Essex

Beauty & Essex

Kick back in style at this weekly affair and enjoy a delicious selection of tapas, drink specials from Belvedere Vodka and Casamigos Tequila, and beats from DJ Dimitry Mak.

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Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Delacorte Theater in Central Park

The popular Shakespeare in the Park series at Central Park’s Delacorte Theater continues with a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Enter the lottery for your chance at free tix.

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Meditation on the High Line

The High Line

Spend this morning hour getting your zen on high above the city's streets, so you're centered AF when you get to work.

Free / RSVP

SummerScreen: I Know What You Did Last Summer

McCarren Park

Pack snacks, grab your besties, and head out to McCarren Park for an outdoor screening of this creepy classic.

Free / RSVP

MoMA Presents: Quiet Mornings

The Museum of Modern Art

On the first Wednesday of every month, MOMA is opening its doors early to welcome mindful viewing of select galleries, along with offering a short meditation.

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counter culture coffee

Tasting at Ten

Counter Culture Coffee New York Training Center

Get your (free) dose of caffeine and learn all about the specific brew’s origins and the brewing method used.

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Hester Street Fair’s Lobster & Beer Day

Hester Street Fair

Arrive as early as you possibly can to score the best lobster and brews you'll find in one place this summer!

Free / RSVP

Beer Pong Tournament

Offside Tavern

It's free to enter this weekly tournament, where pitchers are just $10 and the winners score sweet prizes.

Free / RSVP

Stand Up Paddlebord Yoga in Rockaway Beach

A-Team Paddleboarding

See what the fine art of stand up paddleboard yoga is all about with an hour-long session on the water that will work your core to the max, and leave you refreshed and ready for the weekend.

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August 6 – 12

Secret Summer Festival

The Foundry

This swanky farm-to-bar cocktail fest is a guaranteed way to throw back some fancy beverages in style while enjoying music, fashion, and live performances.

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New York Road Runners Presents: Monday Morning Yoga

NYRR Runcenter

Led by yoga teacher Steph Armijo, take part in a yoga class geared toward runners with a special focus on the muscle groups used in running: glutes, hamstrings, quads, core, and calves.

Free / RSVP

SummerScreen: Audience Choice

McCarren Park

Vote for the movie you want to see and hope that enough people feel the same way!

Free / RSVP

Time Out New York’s Battle of the Burger Presented by Budweiser

Pier 26

Get ready to try 20 of New York City’s best burgers in town, while throwing back all the Budweiser beers you want in between bites.

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Bowery House Rooftop Yoga Summer Series

The Bowery House

Start your morning with a vinyasa yoga class aimed at yogis of all levels, followed by a short meditation session. Namaste!

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Cirque Noir at House of Yes

House of Yes

Experience a circus like never before with side shows, Siamese trapeze twins, bearded ladies, snake charmers, and more.

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happy hour patio with food and drink

International Food & Beer Festival

Taste your way around the globe without leaving NYC at this fest that hooks you up with the international dish of your choosing.

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Tap+Cork: Brooklyn Beer & Wine Fest

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

Get access to 15 drink tickets and exchange each one for either a 3 oz pour of beer or a 2 oz wine sample, plus enjoy food, live music, and dancing all day long.

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View of Gowanus Canal

The Total Gowanus Immersion


Experience a daylong adventure exploring everything that makes Gowanus so darn awesome, while enjoying Brooklyn Brewery beers at various locations.

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Free Stand-up Comedy Show at Niagara

Niagara Bar

Laugh the night away for free (we're not kidding) as you check out a range of stand-up comedy acts from the Late Show, Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, and more.

Free / RSVP

August 13 – 19

Secret Science Club

The Bell House

Deep in the heart of Brooklyn, weird scientific stuff will be happening. You never know what you might see, but you can count on a mind-blowing experience.

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Rooftop Reds Presents: Pizza, Wine, and Movie Night

Rooftop Reds

Hold onto your butts–this event is an exciting one! Watch Jurassic Park beneath the Brooklyn sky while enjoying slices from Porto Pizzeria and wine.

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Bryant Park Yoga Presented by Manduka

The Lawn, Bryant Park

Get your zen on in the heart of Midtown at an hour-long yoga class presented by Manduka and featuring instructors curated by Yoga Journal.

Free / RSVP

Fort Greene Park Quick Morning Workout

The monument at Fort Greene Park

Sweat your booty off while most people are still in bed at this circuit style class that targets every muscle group and sends you home with free coffee and a banana.

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Sweat Fest NYC 2017

Naumburg Bandshell

Sweat it out at this fitness and health music festival in Central Park. It's an action-packed afternoon of boot camps, holistic healing, life coaching, nutrition workshops, and dance classes.

Free / RSVP

Coney Island Street Photography Workshop

Grand Central Terminal

Overcome your fears and spend four hours getting hands-on experience in street photography, no matter your skill level or type of camera.

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Tinder Live at Littlefield


Comedian Lane Moore provides hilarious improvised commentary on her Tinder matches in real time at this night of hilarious and too-real comedy. It might just make for the perfect date.

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Silent Disco Rooftop Party

Stage 48

Once you grab your pair of glowing headphones, it's all about entering your own world and dancing to anything and everything. Three live DJs will be spinning pop, hip hop, EDM, reggae, and more.

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August 20 – 26

NYRR Open Run at Crotona Park

Crotona Park

You could spend your Sunday sleeping in. Or, you could get up and join this fun run like a total baller. We encourage you to choose the latter!

Free / RSVP

Harlem Pub Crawl

Harlem Tavern

End your weekend with free drinks, food discounts, and VIP access to Harlem's most happening bars and lounges. Pace yourself, or just take Monday off!

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CraftJam Academy: Hand Lettering Workshop


During this three-session course, you'll learn how to draw letters like a boss and ultimately create your very own hand-drawn art piece to be proud of.

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Babeland Presents: Hooray, Rosé!

Babeland SoHo

Make your summer even hotter with sexy bedroom tips and a glass of everyone's favorite pink drink.

Free / RSVP

Paramore at Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series

Rumsey Playfield in Central Park

See Hayley Williams and company rock out for FREE as part of this summer's popular concert series.

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DEEP AEROBICS at House of Yes

House of Yes

Short for Death Electric Emo Protest, this wacky workout calls for dressing in whatever costume feels like the true you, and moving your body in any way, shape, and form that feels right.

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Afropunk Fest Brooklyn

August 26-27, 2017

Commodore Barry Park, Brooklyn, NY

Kaytranada, The Cool Kids, Willow Smith, Macy Gray, and more will perform at the 2017 installation of this celebration of Black culture and festival of music, film, skate, and art.

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Summer School at Murray’s Cheese: Sangria & Cheese

Murray's Cheese Shop

Murray's Cheese makes learning fun. You'll have an even deeper appreciation for sangria after this delicious lesson on its unique varieties and perfect cheese pairings.

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Jazz Age Lawn Party

Governors Island

Get whisked away to the 1920s at the only summer party that celebrates jazz in a BIG way with two days of live performances and the excuse to dress like the flapper you’ve always wanted to be.

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Melanie is a Jersey girl who now calls Brooklyn home. She’s written for Fuse TV, MTV News, Interview Magazine and more, and enjoys creating content that informs, inspires and entertains people. She’s passionate about music, running, cheese and dachshunds, and her husband fully accepts her love affair with NYC.

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  1. G. C. Fairley-Smith

    G.C. Fairley-Smith/IDG-Shop Steward/Uber/Juno Driver

  2. Mena Clayton

    I did not print out my ticket for the event on July 15 curlfest in Brooklyn I do not see it in my email can you resubmit the ticket to my email thank you.

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