Festivals in New York 2024

Cultural, arts & educational festivals in New York

The best things to do in the world include attending top-notch festivals in New York. Be it a rocking music festival or scrumptious food festival in New York, you will have a gala time of your life with a few of your close friends or your family. With the best of fun, entertainment, and food, the experience in festivals lets the enthusiasts immerse in the local culture and vibe. Ranging from the biggest outdoor beach parties to crazy music festivals, the festivals fall under various categories to suit everybody’s tastes. If you are looking for the best events and festivals in New York listed on one platform - we have you covered. Immerse yourself in the mega dance festivals, electrifying music festivals, theatre & film festivals, quirky local festivals and more with us!

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Date Event Venue
10 Aug 2024 SuperCon - SatAugust 10th - Quens NY - sports cards pokemon comics 49-18 Quens Blvd, Queens, NY (subway #7 train to 40th st), New York
25 Oct 2024 Anime Food NYC Festival 26 Bridge St, New York
04 Oct 2024 World Sake Day NYC 2024 The W LOFT, New York
20 Sep 2024 2024 Boombox Burlesque Festival Live From the Underground (Night 1) Speyer Hall, New York
10 Sep 2024 Zeg The Cutting Room, New York
27 Mar 2025 Tetzlaff Quartet Carnegie Hall - Zankel Hall, New York
10 Aug 2024 Reggae Fest Blaze The Rooftop at Pier 17, New York
15 Aug 2024 Hip Hop Film Festival The Apollos Victoria Theater 1, New York
23 Oct 2024 Nataly Aukar (Theater) Gramercy Theatre, New York
14 Sep 2024 One Bite Pizza Festval Randalls Island, New York

Best Festivals in New York

People in New York choose to arrange the grandest festivals instead of a good night's sleep! As soon as seasons like summer or spring knock on the doors of the Big Apple, festivals crawl out of the cocoons and spread their wings around the city. New York loves to celebrate, and its unique and oldest festivals are a live example. Music festivals in New York are spread out, and food festivals are as tight as a hug! From theatre and cinema to music and food contests, this city is never too tired to throw the best days of your life.

1) SummerStage

Summer is very kind to New Yorkers as it brings the best music concerts and festivals for the folks! Just like every year, SummerStage will bring dozens of free and ticketed live music performances and concerts throughout the summer. Although it is spread across the city, its home base is in Central Park. There’s no limit to genres, and not only renowned artists but also up-and-coming artists set the stage on fire!

2) Tribeca Film Festival

Since 2001, the Tribeca Film Festival has been a haven for new and groundbreaking storytelling for established and emerging artists. It is an amazing festival to showcase innovation and creativity across not just film but TV, immersive games, audio, storytelling, talks, and many more forms of expression! Find what you are passionate about and appreciate all forms of expression.

3) Celebrate Brooklyn!

New York hosts the best free events, and one of them is Celebrate Brooklyn! (yes, with an exclamation). One of the longest-running summer outdoor events shows the beauty of performing arts festivals. You have got it all: top musicians, dance, movies, and laughter are just complimentary with all! The spirit of Brooklyn comes alive and bridges genres and generations, as well as neighbors and neighborhoods.

4) Shakespeare in the Dark

The art of theatre cannot be witnessed anywhere except at Public Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Dark every summer in New York City! Renowned and experienced actors like Meryl Streep and Denzel Washington have starred in these plays; surely, there is always a rush to get these free tickets! More than 5 million theater fans have entered through the doors for 60 years, and more to come in the upcoming years!

5) Nathan’s Famous Hotdog Eating Contest

The iconic contest of who’s the fastest while devouring their favorite food is here, at an Old Town Entertainment District for the first qualifying event. Yes, it’s Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest . More than 35,000 fans are expected to gather on the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues to cheer the participants to be the hot dog king! You can scream and encourage from your homes as millions watch the contest on television!

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