NYC Calendar of Events – New York City

New York City Calendar of Upcoming Events, Happenings and More

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JPA Bon Odori Festival – – Japan Performing Arts Festival on Governors Island
Aug 30 – Aug 31 all-day

JPA Bon Odori Festival

Japan Performing Arts Festival on Governors Island

August 30 & 31, 2019

Friday, August 30:

The festival begins with three Bon Odori Dance Performances at Outlook Hill on Friday, August 30 from 7:30 – 9:00 pm

Saturday, August 31:

Japanese Food Vendors at Nolan Park begins at 12:00 pm

Another performance taking place on Outlook Hill at 7:30 pm

Visit the main official page here…

On this page you can see a scheduled listing of rehearsals.

Also visit this official event listing within the Governors Island site.

Staten Island County Fair 2019
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm

40th Annual Staten Island County Fair 2019

August 31 – September 2, 2019
12:00 – 6:00 pm

At Historic Richmond Town
441 Clarke Avenue

Adults: $10
Kids: $5
Seniors / Students: $8

Learn more at the official page here…

Aside from the usual offering of carnival rides, games of chance and awesome food there’ll be as well a 3 stage music festival. Also, there’ll be over 100 vendors selling all kinds of items.

Experience Thailand 2019 in NYC
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Experience Thailand 2019 in NYC

Sunday, September 8, 2019
11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Taking place in Union Square Park

Hosted by the The Royal Thai Consulate-General New York

Participating in this year’s celebration would be 14 Thai restaurants from the NYC metropolitan area offering up a variety of Thai dishes, coconut juice and other items.

As well, you’ll get to enjoy the cultural activities and entertainment that’ll be on hand.

Some of which feature:

  • Thai Cultural Performances and Art put forth by the community’s music and dance troops as well as New York Thai Artists
  • Three Cooking Demonstrations from Chef Yim of Somtum Der in the Lower East Side, Chef Boonchert of Nora Thai in Williamsburg, and Chef Bao Bao of Baoburg in Greenpoint
  • A made-in-Thailand marketplace that is similar to the one you would find in Bangkok featuring Thai food products and custom fragrances
  • Amazing Thailand interactive activities
  • Muay Thai demonstrations on the main stage will be by Kru Natalie “Peaceful Warrior” Fuz, coach and owner of Chok Sabai Gym!
  • Thai spas and wellness services provided by 5th Avenue Thai Spa and Madison Healing Arts

Learn more at this Facebook Event Posting here…

Also visit the official site of the Royal Thai Consulate-General New York


Have a look at the following video(s) from previous years’ celebrations:

Experience Thailand,Sept.13,15 Union Sq.,NYC,no.2

Published by Chin T


Experience Thailand NYC 9/28/14 Isan dance

Published by djlawenda

Photoville 2019 in Brooklyn Bridge Park
Sep 12 – Sep 22 all-day

Photoville 2019 in Brooklyn Bridge Park

September 12-15

September 19-22

At Brookyn Bridge Plaza, Under the Bridge in DUMBO

Located in Brooklyn Bridge Park in DUMBO beneath the majestic span of the Brooklyn Bridge— will be transformed into an immersive photography village populated by 90+ shipping containers repurposed into galleries.

In store will be:

  • Nighttime Screenings & Events
  • Journalists Under Fire
  • Container Exhibitions
  • Outdoor Installations
  • Emergi-Cubes
  • Freelance Safety Clinic
  • Workshops & Guided Tours
  • Education & Teacher Development Day
  • Leica Pavilion
  • Adobe Space
  • Special Events & Pop-ups

The following comes courtesy of their official newsletter:

“”We are proud and excited to announce programming for Photoville NYC2019, founded and produced by United Photo Industries!

After an incredible festival earlier this year in partnership with the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles, our team is back on the East Coast, refreshed and inspired by our West Coast debut.

Photoville NYC will return for its eighth year from September 12-22, 2019, beneath the majestic Brooklyn Bridge in our gorgeous home at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Our team of Photo-carnies will once again transform the Brooklyn Bridge Plaza into an immersive photography village populated by over 80 exhibitions in 60+ shipping containers.

We absolutely could not pull off Photoville without all of our partners and artists; our host and founding partner Brooklyn Bridge Park; our co-founding partners Two Trees Management, and Photo District News. Thank you for being there from the very beginning. Hats off to our friends and marquee partners Leica CameraSt. Ann’s WarehousePhotoWings, the DUMBO Business Improvement District, and our partners in crime, Smorgasburg! “”

Have a look at some videos posted from previous years’ events:

B&H Photography Podcast | Photoville 2018

Published by B&H Photo Video


Photoville 2018 Alan Eglinton

Published by extraordinary project Mug Publishing




New York Times Food Festival 2019
Oct 5 – Oct 6 all-day

New York Times Food Festival 2019

October 5-6, 2019

Celebrate what it means to eat, drink and cook in the heart of New York City.

Taking place at Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan.

Learn more at the official page here…

…as well as this page at the Bryant Park website.

Featuring offerings from Adda Indian Canteen and Rahi, Atoboy, The Beatrice Inn, Chalait, Claro, Emmy Squared, estela, Ferris, Frankies Spuntino, Frenchette, Houseman Restaurant, Insa, J+E SmallGoods, La Mercerie, Leonelli, Morgenstern’s, Restaurant Marc Forgione, Roberta’s, Simon and The Whale, Superiority Burger, TAK Room, Ugly Baby.