June’s Events

Figment New York

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Location: The Island Of The Governor
Date: From 3 to 5 June 2016

It is a festival held at Governors Island in every June, this event is organized to allow the public to interact with artists and is free. You can interact with the sculptures, minigolf a tree house, the pavilion of the city of dreams, which is a place to learn and dream about like New York will look in the future, and different programs designed by artists for visitors.
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National Puerto Rican Parade

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Location: Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 79th Street
Date: June 12th, 2016

The National Day Parade Puerto Rico is a cultural and vibrant show which follows a new theme each year, and since 1958 New York celebrates Puerto Rican culture attracts crowds. It is a colorful event with costumes, dancing and music with colorful floats and dancers. All ages are welcome to experience a bit of Puerto Rican culture.
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Museum Mile Festival

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Location: 5th Avenue between streets 82 and 105
Date: June 14th
Hours: Between 6:00 pm and 9:00 p.m.
Admission: Free for all museums.

Each year takes place in New York for one day a festival where museums located on Fifth Avenue opened its doors to be visited for free.
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River to River Festival

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Location: Lower Manhattan from Chambers Street to the port and the whole island from the Hudson River to the East River
Date: From 16 to 26 June 2016
Admission: Free admission to all events

The River To River Festival is the festival of arts of Lower Manhattan with music, film, dance, theater, art, poetry, literature largest free summer.
The 11-day event takes more than 150 activities with more than 90 artists in 28 locations in New York.
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The Mermaid Parade

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Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016
Time: The parade begins at 1 pm

The parade features mermaids and other creatures of colorful sea expressing artistic creativity through the many handmade costumes adorning all who participate in this fun and enjoyable exclusive event Coney Island, the parade siren also incorporates a variety of other historical and nostalgic aspects, such as mechanical rides, marching bands and even old vehicles. Unlike most parades, it has no ethnic, religious or commercial objectives usually about two thousand people participate in this event, along with hundreds of thousands who visit Coney Island as spectators.
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Summer Concerts

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Sites:  Central Park, Hudson River Park, Battery Park, East River Park

Concert Good Morning America that is free in Central Park, try to arrive at 6:00 am when they open the park to the public for the 72 Street entrance to Fifth Avenue.
For more information on schedules and presentations go to this link.

Central Park Summer Stage

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Location: Central Park – entrance at 69th and 5th Ave.
Dates: Between the summer months – June to August
Admission: Free shows – benefit concerts with price

One of the most outstanding summer programs in New York is to visit the Central Park Summerstage, is the largest performing arts festival with the presentation of artists and genres that reflect the diversity of cultures in the Big Apple, from jazz and metal, African music, sounds or pleasant melodies cantoral Jewish children, all you found on this site, sure you will find the concert of their choice and free others.
For more information on schedules and presentations go to this link.

The Pride Parade

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Site: The March starts at 5th Avenue and 36th Street
Date: Sunday, June 26th, 2016

The New York City celebrates gay pride every year, in honor of what many regard as one of the most important events in the history of the rights of gays and lesbians, the Stonewall riots, which began early in the morning on 28 June 1969. Some of the pride events taking place in neighboring districts earlier this month, as Queens and Brooklyn Gay pride Gay pride.
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Shakespeare in the Park

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The Taming of the Shrew: May 24th to June 26th.  
Troilus and Cressida: July 19th to August 14th. 

The Central Park, each summer, converts itself in the perfect stage to remind Shakespeare. In the Delacorte Theater, which has a circular shape, similar to the style of the ancient Greek theaters, with the wonderful Belvedere Castle and the Turtle Pound as a backdrop, several plays of the great English playwright are performed in what is known as “Shakespeare in the Park”. These are two months of pure Shakespeare, a New York tradition since 1962; the 75% of the annual budget comes from the generosity of donors.
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