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Summer Events NYC: FREE and PAID (LINKS)



Summer magic is in the air and WBLS has compiled the perfect list of FREE and PAID events, throughout the city, that are sure to help you make the best out of your sunny days and sizzling nights.

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King Hippo Comedy Show

Mon–Fri 4pm–1am; Sat, Sun 3pm–1am
The Mockingbird
25 Ave B New York 10009


North Brooklyn Boat Club Free Kayaking

Weekends:  Now to Oct/09 -  9am  to  5pm   
Tue/Wed/Thu Evenings:  Now to Sep/14 - 5pm to 7:30pm

The Pier 26 Boathouse and dock  
The first pier south of the Holland Tunnel Ventilation Towers and is the second pier north of Battery Park City.


Harlem Happy Hour

Thursday, July 20,  2017  Thursday, July 27,  2017  to Friday, July 28, 2017
5:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Solomon & Kuff
2331 12th Avenue New York, New York 10027


Evelyn “Champagne” King / Joey Carvello - City Parks Summer Stage

July 22  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Corporal Thompson ParkBroadway  btwn  Markham Rd. & Wayne St.
Staten Island, NY 


Bad & Boujee Brunch & Day Party

Saturday, July 22, 2017
12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
2272 Frederick Douglass Boulevard New York, New York 10027


New York Graffiti and Street Art Tours - Click for more dates

Bushwick Graffiti and Street Art 
Sat, July 22,  2pm – 4pm

288 Seigel St, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA (map)
Free  Reservations: REQUIRED


GZA / DJ Enuff in association with Lyricist Lounge 25th Anniversary Series

July 23  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
South BeachFather Capodanno Blvd. & Sand Lane
Staten Island, NY


Must Love Beards New York City Pop-Up ~ Whatever You Need Tour

Friday, July 28, 2017
11:00 PM to 4:00 AM
Stage 48
605 West 48th Street New York, New York 10036
Free for Men With RSVP; $20.00 for Women


Everybody Loves the 90’s Brunch & Day Party

Sunday, July 30, 2017
12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
46 West 116th Street New York, New York 10026


Rock Steady Crew 40th Anniversary featuring MC Lyte

July 30  2:00pm - 7:00pm
SummerStage, Central ParkRumsey Playfield
New York, NY
Ultimate Break and Beats Anniversary / BreakBeat Lou / SPECIAL ED /
Camp Lo / hosted by Lord Finesse

August 2  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Crotona ParkCrotona Park North to South, Fulton Av to Southern Blvd
and Crotona Park East Bronx, NY
Funkbox in the Park: Tony Touch / Danny Krivit / Jellybean Benitez /
D-Train / honoring Evelyn Santos

August 13  4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
East River ParkEast River Park Amphitheater
New York, NY

Taj Mo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band / Jontavious Willis / Dante Ross

August 13  4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SummerStage, Central ParkRumsey Playfield
New York, NY

Bilal / DJ Reborn in association with Jill Newman Productions

August 16  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Marcus Garvey ParkW. 122nd St. and Mt. Morris Park West
New York, NY

Valerie June / Aloysius 3 / Jalen N’Gonda / Boogie Blind

August 27 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SummerStage, Central ParkRumsey Playfield
New York, NY






Rooftop Cinema Club BYO - Click for movie calendar

All Summer 
Watch movies outside with a view of NYC

YOTEL (570 Tenth Ave) and East Williamsburg’s OfficeOps (57 Thames St)
$19 – $25


Plates & Crates Presents: Infamous Classics – The Best of Mobb Deep

Thursday, July 20, 2017
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
189 Bridge Street Brooklyn, New York 11201
$12.00 for General Admission; $20.00 for Early Online Discount for 2 Tickets


Blacklight Slide

Saturday, July 21, 2017
Aviator Sports and Events Center
3159 Flatbush Ave Brooklyn, NY 11234
Check-In: 5:00pm  Event Start: 7:00pm


4th Annual Cajun Social

Saturday, July 22, 2017
12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Brooklyn Commons Rooftop
495 Flatbush Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11225
$35.00 In Advance; $40.00 At the Door


Annual South’N the City Picnic

Saturday, July  22, 2017
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Colonels Row At Governors Island New York, New York 11231


Pop Up Palooza

Saturday, July 22, 2017
6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Webster Hall
125 East 11th Street New York, New York 10003

Sunday, July 23, 2017
12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
46 West 116th Street New York, New York 10026

Barefoot Ball at Bryant park

Wednesday, July 26th 7:00pm
Byant Park  
40th to 42nd Sts between Fifth and Sixth Aves New York 10018
It's a shoe-free, dance party. The fun fresh event will include DJ Grandmaster Flash, Hannah Bronfman, an open bar, and food vendors


Black & White Affair Yacht Party

Saturday, August 12,  2017  to Sunday, August 13, 2017
8:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Hornblower Yacht At Pier 40
353 West Street New York, New York 10014






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