Darlings, get ready to dive into the second week of July with a spectacular lineup of events that will ignite your senses and capture the essence of New York City’s vibrant spirit. We have curated a sensational roundup of events happening July 11 through 17. These events will transport you to a realm of culinary delights, artistic wonders, and unforgettable experiences.
Imagine indulging in mouthwatering cuisine that will make your taste buds sing, discovering artistic treasures that will leave you in awe, and embracing the creative prowess that defines the heartbeat of this incredible city. From cultural celebrations to culinary adventures and artistic showcases, this is your invitation to immerse yourself in the best New York City offers.
So mark your calendars, dear friends, and prepare to embark on a week-long journey that will awaken your senses and create memories to last a lifetime. The stage is set, and the city awaits your presence. Let us make this week one for the books!
Run the Jokes at Threes Brewing Gowanus
Get ready to laugh your socks off at Run the Jokes, the side-splitting live standup show guaranteed to leave your sides aching. Join the incredible lineup of comedic geniuses, including the charismatic Joe Briggs, the witty Raj Suresh, the uproarious Joe Graham, and Paul-Henry.
These top-notch comedians will have you rolling in the aisles with their hilarious anecdotes and razor-sharp wit. Do not miss out on the comedic extravaganza this Thursday, July 13, where the funniest minds from New York City and beyond will converge to deliver a night of non-stop laughter.
Threes Brewing Gowanus
333 Douglass Street — Gowanus
SHIT SHOW hosted by Jordan Klepper
Prepare for a wild rollercoaster ride of hilarity at SHIT SHOW. An unfiltered and uproarious panel comedy extravaganza hosted by the one and only Jordan Klepper from The Daily Show. Get ready to dive headfirst into the madness of the news as a stellar lineup of top-notch comedians, late-night writers, and news media personalities join forces to dissect the absurdity we affectionately refer to as “the news.”
With Klepper at the helm, you can expect a rapid-fire delivery of both crucial and utterly bizarre stories that will leave you in stitches. Brace yourself as the panel tackles these stories head-on. It is a time to engage in a whirlwind of games and bits, all while we desperately hope for a drunken moment of lightheartedness amidst the chaos of our times.
Do not miss out on this unforgettable night where laughter is the ultimate catharsis amid the ongoing shit show that surrounds us. The more you know, the more you will laugh. Because let us face it, it is a shit show out there!
The Bell House
149 7th Street — Gowanus
Valentines Day in July | Speed Dating with the Brooklyn Cyclones [Mets]
Get ready to hit a home run in both love and entertainment at Maimonides Park. The vibrant home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, where an unforgettable event awaits you on July 14th. Calling all singles, this is your chance to experience the perfect fusion of America’s favorite pastime, exhilarating baseball action, and a unique twist on speed dating.
As you cheer on the Cyclones, enjoy delicious cocktails and converse with various fascinating individuals. And that is not all! After the game, brace yourself for a breathtaking fireworks display that will light up the night sky, creating a romantic ambiance that sets the stage for potential connections and unforgettable memories.
Do not miss out on this extraordinary evening where sports, romance, and excitement collide in the heart of the legendary Coney Island Boardwalk.
1904 Surf Avenue — Coney Island
Get ready to immerse yourself in a fantastical world of music, art, and pure bliss as three of Brooklyn’s most renowned party brands join forces for an epic festival experience like no other. Prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey on your very own fantasy island, where dreams come alive, and magic fills the air.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 15, as this extraordinary event will feature not one but three stages filled with an incredible lineup of world-class DJs. The lineup will include the mesmerizing Davi from Crosstown Rebels, the electrifying Dramian from Mayan Warrior, and M.N Roy, the enchanting Pandhora performing live, the soul-stirring sounds of Volen Sentir from All Day I Dream. In addition, many other sensational artists will keep you dancing all night.
But that is not all! Brace yourself for a sensory overload as you feast your eyes on immersive art projections, indulge in delectable culinary delights, witness captivating live painting, and explore an artisan market filled with unique treasures. And for those seeking a moment of tranquility amidst the excitement, experience the rejuvenating power of sound healing in our very own salt cave.
Do not miss out on this extraordinary gathering where music, art, and pure magic intertwine to create an experience that will leave you spellbound.
510 Flatbush Avenue — Prospect Heights
HipHopCloset.com 25th Anniversary Block Party
Get your party shoes on because you are about to attend a block party that will go down in history. Join in to celebrate a monumental milestone. It is the 25th anniversary of HipHopCloset.com — in an unforgettable fashion. Prepare to be transported back to the golden era of hip-hop as you experience an old-school-style event.
An event bursting at the seams with surprises and entertainment. From the moment the beat drops, get ready to groove to the rhythm as the dance floor becomes your playground. Indulge your taste buds with delectable food and refreshing drinks to keep you fueled throughout the day. But the true magic lies in the incredible community that surrounds us.
Connect with like-minded individuals who share your love for hip-hop culture, fashion, and music. Enjoy a curated lineup of activities that will keep you entertained from start to finish. Be prepared for some jaw-dropping giveaways that will make this celebration even more special.
Mark your calendars and head to the block behind Bldg. 77 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, the party starts at 2 PM. This is a party you do not want to miss. So come and make memories that will last a lifetime as we commemorate 25 years of HipHopCloset.com in style!
Suite 607, 141 Flushing Avenue — Brooklyn Navy Yard
Barenaked Ladies: Last Summer On Earth 2023
Get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime musical extravaganza as The Barenaked Ladies make their triumphant return with the highly anticipated Last Summer on Earth 2023 tour. They will be gracing the iconic stage of The Rooftop at Pier 17 on July 12, 2023.
Prepare to be blown away by their infectious energy, impeccable harmonies, and an unforgettable live performance that will leave you wanting more. But that is not all. Brace yourself for an incredible lineup of special guests, including the sensational Five For Fighting and the legendary Del Amitri. They will join forces to create a night of musical brilliance that will transport you to new heights.
So, mark your calendars and secure your spot for this extraordinary event where melodies will soar, hearts will be stirred, and memories will be made under the starlit sky of The Rooftop at Pier 17. Do not miss out on the Last Summer on Earth 2023 tour because this is one musical journey you will never want to end.
The Rooftop at Pier 17
89 South Street — South Street Seaport
Uptown Night Market
Calling all New York City foodies. The most anticipated culinary event of the year is finally here. The Uptown Night Market is back for its thrilling 3rd season in the vibrant neighborhood of West Harlem. Get ready to embark on a mouthwatering journey filled with a staggering selection of over 70 incredible food and merchandise vendors. They will be showcasing the diverse flavors and cultures that make this city so special.
From tantalizing street food to artisanal creations, prepare to indulge in a gastronomic adventure that will leave your taste buds begging for more. But it does not stop there. As you savor the delectable treats, immerse yourself in the vibrant beats and captivating performances of local artists. Vibe with the electric atmosphere that celebrates the rich tapestry of our community.
And the excitement does not end with the food and entertainment — be prepared for a whirlwind of giveaways that will leave lucky winners grinning from ear to ear. Join in at the Uptown Night Market, where cuisine, culture, and community come together in a mesmerizing celebration of everything we love about New York City.
Do not miss out on this extraordinary gathering that promises unforgettable flavors, unforgettable moments, and an unforgettable sense of togetherness.
West 133rd Street & 12th Avenue [Under the Arches] — Manhattan
New York on Film: Gold Diggers of 1933
Get ready for a captivating evening under the stars to kick off the summer series of outdoor movie screenings with a spectacular cinematic gem. Join in for an unforgettable experience as the Museum of the New York City present “Gold Diggers of 1933,” a dazzling backstage extravaganza directed by Mervyn LeRoy.
Prepare to be mesmerized by the extraordinary production numbers choreographed by the legendary Busby Berkeley. Enjoy as they transport you to the glitz and glamour of Broadway. Set against the backdrop of the Great Depression.
This show within a show tells a timeless story of resilience, artistic self-expression, and the unbreakable bonds of the creative community. Immerse yourself in the enchanting melodies of Harry Warren and Al Dubin’s iconic songs, including the infectious “We’re in the Money,” the dreamlike “The Shadow Waltz,” and the poignant “Remember My Forgotten Man.”
With an exceptional cast that includes the incomparable Joan Blondell, the radiant Ginger Rogers, and the charismatic Dick Powell. But most importantly, prepare to be transported to a bygone era of classic Hollywood magic. But the excitement does not stop there.
Before the film begins, indulge in a delightful cocktail hour accompanied by the soulful jazz sounds of the talented vocalist Kate Martucci and her trio, setting the perfect ambiance for an enchanting evening. Do not miss this opportunity to be part of an eternal New York City story. A place where dreams are pursued, hardships are overcome, and the power of artistic expression takes center stage.
Grab your popcorn, find a cozy spot, and let the magic of “Gold Diggers of 1933” sweep you off your feet.
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street — East Harlem
Get ready to experience a natural beauty extravaganza like no other as CURLFEST 2023 finally arrives. The anticipation is over, and on Saturday, July 15th, you are invited to join in on Randall’s Island for a day filled with boundless celebration of culture, connections, and the unapologetic expression of beauty.
This year’s theme, The Bounce Back, pays tribute to our collective resilience and unwavering commitment to providing safe spaces for our community to thrive. Prepare to be dazzled by the finest showcases of hair and lifestyle as you experience the best of the best from all corners of the globe.
Immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of art, music, and so much more as beauty is celebrated in every form and the power of diversity is embrace. Do not miss out on this extraordinary gathering where joy, self-expression, and the spirit of unity intertwine to create an unforgettable experience.
CURLFEST 2023 is a chance to come together, connect, and celebrate the beauty within each of us.
Randall’s Island Park
10 Central Road — Manhattan
FIAF Bastille Day Celebration
Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant spirit of France’s national holiday as FIAF presents the ultimate celebration that New York City has to offer. Join in on Sunday, July 16, from noon to 5 PM, as Madison Avenue is transformed into a bustling street fair that the neighborhood has warmly welcomed for over two decades.
This year, they are bringing back the beloved Bastille Day extravaganza, taking over the stretch from 59th to 63rd Street and extending onto 60th Street from Fifth Avenue to Madison Avenue. Prepare to be enchanted by live music performances that will transport you to the heart of Paris. Take time to indulge in sparkling rosé and bubbly parties that will make your taste buds dance with delight, and get ready for a chance to win fabulous prizes in our thrilling drawings.
Families will delight in the array of activities specially designed for them. At the same time, film enthusiasts can enjoy a special screening that will transport them to the captivating world of French cinema. With over 50 booths showcasing the crème de la crème of French food and francophone culture. Prepare to have your senses tantalized by the aroma of delectable treats and the richness of artistic expression.
From mouthwatering cuisine to captivating cultural displays, this is your chance to experience the best France offers without leaving the city. Do not miss out on this unforgettable event that promises a day of joy, discovery, and celebration as we honor the spirit of Bastille Day in the heart of New York City.
59th to 63rd Street — Manhattan
New York City Summer Ice Cream Blizzard
Get ready to cool down in the most delicious way possible on a scorching hot summer day in New York City. The ice blizzard of flavors and creativity will make National Ice Cream Day an unforgettable celebration. Prepare to embark on a journey of discovery as you dive into the world of local artisanal ice cream makers, where unique and tantalizing flavors await your taste buds.
From classics with a twist to innovative creations, you have never even imagined. This is your chance to indulge in frozen delights that will leave you craving for more. But the excitement does not stop there!
Over 100 local artists, designers, craft-makers, vintage, and specialty dealers, and artisanal food vendors will join. It will be a vibrant marketplace where you can explore, shop, and feast on delectable treats both indoors and outdoors. From stunning artworks to handcrafted treasures, this gathering is a celebration of creativity, community, and culinary delights.
Do not miss out on this extraordinary event that promises a sensory adventure like no other. Join in and indulge in the ultimate summer treat, discover hidden gems, and create lasting memories in the heart of the city. This event will take place on Sunday, July 16th, from 10 AM to 5 PM, and it is a FREE event.
Grand Bazaar NYC
100 West 77th Street — At Columbus Avenue
Let us wrap it up
Our mission each week is to bring together a dynamic array of events that capture the true spirit of New York City each week. This vibrant city is a melting pot of diverse cultures, tantalizing flavors, and boundless creativity. We are here to showcase the very best this City has to offer.
So immerse yourself in the excitement as we present a curated selection of New York City events happening from July 11 through 17. From cultural celebrations like the highly anticipated CURLFEST to culinary experiences and artistic showcases. There is something for everyone to enjoy in the city that never sleeps.
Do not miss out on these incredible opportunities to embrace the essence of NYC and create memories that will last a lifetime.