May to June Free Guide to the City ☀️🗽🆓

 The days are long, the nights are warm, it's time to get out and explore the city. HEre' our guide to exploring the city the next month without dropping a dime.  From market openings to concerts we've got you covered.

May 21st

Fiesta De Lanzamiento (1320 East 40th street, Brooklyn @ 6 PM)

Accompanied by a full band and instruments ranging from the guitar to the classic guiro, musician and performer Hector Manuel will be holding a live performance in the city. The Fiesta De Lanzamiento is a sonic celebration of traditional salsa sounds, delivered with Hector’s personal flair at the Copacabana in Times Square. There are upgraded VIP packages including meet and greets available with purchase as well.

May 22nd

DDB Spring Market 2019 (979 Third Avenue, Manhattan @ 10 AM)


The Design Confidential presented by Vanguards and Visionaries is a collection of events all focused on the advancement of individual and business practices. Guests can sit in on and listen to 3 keynotes, 19 different events and 4 cocktail receptions. Topics such as business evolution, innovation in design, designer Q and A and networking tips are just some on the list.

May 25th

Bronx Night Market (1 Fordham Plaza, The Bronx @ 4 PM)

After attracting approximately 80,000 visitors in its debut run, the Bronx Night Market is returning with a line-up of artisanal drinks and food. There highlight of their festival is the inclusion of flavors and vendors unique to the community as well known names in cuisine. There will be nearly 40 different vendors present, showcasing up and coming food concepts as well as new menu items.

May 26th

CBD Festival (Hester St and Essex St, Manhattan @ 11 AM)


Hester Street’s festivals have a reputation for size, quality and vibes. For the second time, Hester Street Fair is presenting their CBD festival! The vendors participating will be showcasing and selling goods such as creams, lotions, candies, beverages, ice creams, oils, other desserts and foods. The purpose of this event is also educational, with certain products on sale aimed at harvesting the medicinal properties of CBD.

May 28th

Brooklyn Career Fair (228 Duffield St, Brooklyn @ 11 AM)


Curious about a new professional adventure? The Brooklyn Career Fair, hosted by the National Career Fairs company, is inviting individuals looking for a new career to arrive in their best attire. There will be a culmination of businesses and companies looking to hire qualified applicants at the event, giving people an opportunity to shine in person. It is necessary to bring a resume and best attitude!

May 30th

NYC Get Social Networking Event (Location released upon RSVP @ 6:30 PM)


If you’re an independent business professional, a new business or an entrepreneur trying to figure out your next venture, the NYC Networking Event might stimulate your mind and help you progress. The no pressure event invites curious and social professionals to connect in a casual setting to exchange thoughts, advice, experiences and business cards. Utilize this night to expand contacts, meet new friends and possible clients. There will also be a full food and drink menu available to purchase from.

May 31st

East Harlem Nights (237 East 104th Street, Manhattan @ 6 PM)


Rain or shine, the local jewels of El Barrio with be participating in the East Harlem Nights event. Live music, dance, art, and food vendors will collectively work to highlight the culture and diversity of East Harlem. If you’re interested in experiencing the complex cultural hotspot and what it offers the 5 senses, the event is the best opportunity to do so.

Art As Inspiration For Wellness (209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn @ 11 AM)


The Art Inspiration For Wellness event seeks to stimulate mental clarity, peace, and progress through creative work. Scheduled programming includes free yoga classes teaching conditioning, an open art gallery and amazing performances from musicians and poets centered on mental health and awareness.

June 1st

Stargazing In Brooklyn Bridge Park (Old Fulton and Furman Street, Brooklyn @ 7 PM)

The stars are free but often overlooked in a bustling city such as New York. In an effort to inform and enchant, the Stargazing In Brooklyn Bridge Park event is offering city-goers a rare chance to delve into space, the stars and the magic of the cosmos. Highlights of the event include a chance to use a telescope under the guidance of associates to view Jupiter and the Moon, as well as a screening of “Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude Of Our Universe,” an astrophysics discussion and panel with the film’s creators.

Sesame Street Road Trip (679 Riverside Drive, Manhattan @ 10 AM)


The classic childhood television show is hitting the road! The Sesame Street Road Trip is dedicated to building memories and bringing joy to the neighborhood with their traveling experience. Visitors will be able to take part in a giant maze, a treasure dig, photo opportunities, sweepstakes, cookies and milk station and the other interactive games and entertainment provided.

June 2nd

YES Block Party (2 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn @ 12 PM)


The block party is a classic staple in New York’s summer culture, but the House Of Yes is taking it up a notch. There block party will include live circus performance and painting, an artisan market with vendors selling food and drinks, face painting and glitter beauty painting. The jams playing throughout the vent will include house music, soul and disco!

Bushwick Salsa! Dancing Under The Brooklyn Stars (140 Stewart Ave, Brooklyn @ 4 PM)

Brooklyn Mirage is bringing music to the community free of charge. In a rare celebration of culture, Tito Puente Jr. and the New York Salsa Band will lead the night along with Soundboy Cartagena and Dj Woody, providing a vibrant mixture of classic sounds and modernity. There will also be a food and drink menu with delicious items for purchase.

June 6th

LGBTQ Family Pride (212 West 83rd Street, New York @ 5:30 PM)

The Children’s Museum Of Manhattan is celebrating unity, family and fun with the LGTBQ Family Pride Day. The museum has created a comfortable, inviting, and exciting environment on all 5 of their floors, utilizing each to host activities programming for kids and adults alike. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other queer families are welcome and encouraged to visit the event along with children.

June 8th

Hare Krishna Festival (5th Ave & 45th Street, Manhattan @ 11 AM)


The 44th Annual Hare Krishna Parade is returning to Washington Square Park next month. The highlight of the parade will include a lengthley procession of performers and vocalists making their way along the Chariots of the Lord and descending 5th Avenue with dance numbers and classic rhythmic Kirtan.

June 9th

Queer Art Pride Fair (466 Grand Street, Manhattan @ 7 PM)