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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

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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:

August 2014

Brighton Jubilee Festival
August 24 | Brighton
A multi-block festival in the Brighton neighborhood in south Brooklyn. Largely a music festival, the Brighton Jubilee features multiple entertainment stages, arts and crafts, and delicious fair food.

Battle Week at the Old Stone House
Dates TBA | Old Stone House
Unique daily events at the Old Stone House in Prospect Park commemorate the largest battle of the American Revolutionary War.

AfroPunk Festival
Dates TBA | Commodore Barry Park
An alternative culture experience featuring incredible musical performances, skateboarding and BMX demonstrations, food trucks and more.

September 2014

Brooklyn Book Festival
Sep. 15 – Sep. 21 | Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza
Love books? Attend this free public event devoted to promoting the literary scene in Brooklyn. The festival includes readings, discussions, parties, author appearances and more.

DUMBO Arts Festival
Dates TBA | DUMBO
A three-day celebration of visual and performance art in Brooklyn encompassing everything from music, film and dance to puppetry, poetry and painting. Don't miss performances, demonstrations, activities for kids and more.

Brooklyn Academy of Music: Next Wave Festival
Dates TBA | BAM Harvey Theater
Adventurous music, dance, theatre and opera festival featuring performances by up-and-coming artists along with renowned professionals.

October 2014

Park Slope Halloween Parade
October 31 | 14th Street and Seventh Avenue
Don your Halloween wear and join country's largest children's' parade that begins at Seventh Avenue and 14th Street, turns left at Third Street and continues to Fifth Avenue.

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Dates TBA | Various Locations
BKStyle.org presents this exciting spring/summer collection showcase from the fashion world's up and coming stars. Come see the show that some critics say blows New York Fashion Week right off runway.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Chile Pepper Festival
Dates TBA | Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Spice things up at the chili pepper festival, highlighting cultures the world over who love this fiery vegetable. Events include cooking demonstrations, musical performances and family activities.

November 2014

Coney Island Turkey Trot
November 27 | Coney Island
Extend your caloric bank on Thanksgiving by participating in the Coney Island Turkey Trot. The first three male and female finishers get a free Butter Ball Turkey and everyone receives a free sweatshirt just for participating.

Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at Barclays Center
Dates TBA | Barclays Center
The annual Coaches vs. Cancer Classic will be hosted at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Ticket presale starts on April 13, 2013, so don't delay in getting your tickets!

Winter Festival at Prospect Park
Dates TBA | Prospect Park
Celebrate winter with food, fun and family in Prospect Park!

December 2014

Holiday Lights in Brooklyn
All Month | Various Locations
The neighborhoods of Brooklyn come alive with holiday cheer. View the lights at Dyker Heights, Borough Hall and Prospect Park.

Holiday Store Windows on Fifth Avenue
Holiday Season | Fifth Avenue, NYC
From mid-November to early December some of the chicest department stores in the world unveil what they like to consider their holiday gift to the city – extensive window designs celebrating the joy of the season.

New Years Eve
December 31 | Times Square
No one celebrates New Years Eve quite like NYC and Times Square will be absolutely jam-packed with a host of activities for revelers of all ages.