The Best NYC Summer Street Festivals

Every summer many neighborhoods transform their busy traffic filled streets and crossways into a pedestrian-friendly environment. For a couple of hours or days, residents of New York and visitors to the city can expect diverse food choices, festive music, and fun games for everyone; as well as a chance to experience the melting pot that is New York City. The festival vibe in NYC is like no other and is part of what makes summertime in NYC a magical experience.  

Whether you’re a longtime resident of New York City or planning your next summer visit to the Big Apple, street festivals are a great way to get the gist of what the Empire City has to offer. From Brooklyn to the Bronx, check out the best summer street festivals to make your summer 2017 memorable.




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MetroFlea Market – Park Slope



180 7th Avenue


Open Saturdays and Sundays




MetroFlea Market – Little Italy

109 Mulberry Street, NY


Between Canal and Hester

Open Seven Days a Week



MetroFlea Market – SoHo


St. Anthony’s Church on West Houston

Between Thompson and Macdougal

Open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday


Upper East Side Food Fair

Friday, June 30th

54th Street from 3rd Avenue- Lexington Avenue


41st Street-Bryant Park Fair

Saturday, July 1st

41st Street from Broadway to 6th Avenue


Meatpacking District Fair

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Saturday, July 1st

9th Avenue from 14th-15th street


Pride on Astor Fair

Sunday, July 2nd

Astor Place from Broadway- Lafayette Street


Union Square/Broadway Festival

Sunday, July 2nd

On Broadway from 17th Street to 23rd Street


The Great 4th of July Festival

Tuesday, July 4th

Fulton Street from Water – Gold Street


Afro-Latino 2-day Festival

Friday, July 7th at the Schomberg Center (Harlem)

Saturday, July 8th at the Restoration Plaza (Bed-Stuy)


15th Annual Arab-American & North Africa Cultural Street Festival

Saturday, July 8, 2017

10am to 4pm

Great Jones Street between Broadway & Lafayette St.


Bastille Day

Sunday, July 9th

On 60th Street from 5th Avenue to Lexington Avenue



30th Avenue Astoria Festival

Sunday, July 30th

On 30th Avenue from Steinway to 29th Street


Jamaica Arts and Music Summer Festival

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Saturday, August 5th, 2017

On Jamaica Avenue from Parsons Blvd. to 169th Street


Junction Blvd. Festival

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

On Junction Blvd. from Roosevelt to 35th Avenue



Bronx Week 3rd Avenue Festival

Sunday, July 2nd

On 3rd Avenue from 153rd to 149th Street


Boogie on the Boulevard

Friday, July 23rd, Sunday, August 20th, and Sunday, September 10.

12pm  to 4pm

Grand Concourse from 162nd Street to 170th Street


8th Annual Soundview Park Summer Art & Music Festival

Sunday, July 2

10am to 6pm

At Soundview Park


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