New York and Local Brooklyn Events
The New York events calendar is packed with worthwhile happenings big and small. View our calendar below for a list of local Brooklyn events during your next stay at hotel le bleu.
Brooklyn Events at the One-of-a-Kind Barclays Center
Explore all that the recently opened Barclays Center has to offer just a mile from the hotel. The nation's newest sports arena is home to the NBA's newest franchise, the Brooklyn Nets, and also hosts a wide variety of renowned entertainers, conventions and sporting events. This shiny-new venue is set to host countless events all year round so please take a moment to peruse the Barclays Center calendar of events.
Calendar of Brooklyn and New York City Events
You'll find no shortage of Brooklyn and NYC events and activities taking place throughout the year. A few of our favorites:
June 3rd - August 12
Prospect Park and other Galleries
Enjoy an eclectic assortment of entertainment all summer! From concerts to plays to even spoken word performances, Celebrate Brooklyn! is a collection of art that reflects the borough. Events are hosted throughout the season, so check out their calendar to learn what best suits your needs. The best part? It's all FREE!
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Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Show
Macy's is hosting a concert and fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day. The concert is can be viewed on television and the fireworks show will be visible by all in Brooklyn. For more information, visit: http://macys.com/fireworks.
Fresh Fruit Festival
July 13th - July 26
WILD Project Theatre
195 E 3rd St
New York, NY 10009
Attend the Fresh Fruit Festival in Brooklyn to show support for the LGBTQ community as you watch original plays, musicals and more! All events are $18 for admission unless otherwise advertised.
Animation Block Party
July 30 - August 2
Rooftop Films & BAMcinématek
Fulton Street and Ashland Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Check out creative works from indendent artists and students in this inspiring festival! Take a look at some of the previews at http://www.animationblock.com/ to see which films are a must-see for you and your friends.
Shakespeare in the Park
Brooklyn Children's Museum
Enjoy a free performance of Cymbeline at the Brooklyn Children's Museum! Check out more information to get your free tickets to this engaging play!
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Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
August 8 - August 9
Flushing Meadows Park
This sports and culture event draws over 120 teams from across North America to compete in the many races and competitions! Plus, admission is FREE!
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35th Annual India Parade
40th Street and Madison Avenue
Join in the India Day celebration at the world's largest India Day Parade! See colorful floats, learn in engaging cultural programs and eat delicious food all day!
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August 21 - August 23
Commodore Barry Park
Are you open-minded and unconventional? Do you love music? If so, you'll want to check out the Afropunk Festival for a weekend of great music and more!
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B-Boy Royale II
NYU Skirball Center
McDonald's hosts the city's largest breakdance competition, dubbed the B-Boy Royale II. Come see these talented performers compete for high stakes and noteworthy fame.
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