We are back with another installment of events happening in the coming week. New York City is a hub of activity, and we have curated a vivid range of events happening June 6 through 12. From music festivals to film celebrations, culture, and art, you will discover an event that caters to you. Peruse our list, compiling some noteworthy occasions held this summer in the acclaimed Big Apple.
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Read on for Events Happening June 6 through 12.
BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn
Get ready for the highly anticipated 45th Annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn. The festival as it returns to Prospect Park this summer, with festivities kicking off on June 7th. The opening night will be graced by legendary musician Taj Mahal and the talented Corinne Bailey Rae. Prepare for an unforgettable experience filled with their incredible performances.
And to conclude the season on a high note, The Head And The Heart will take the stage, ensuring a mesmerizing finale. Take advantage of this extraordinary lineup of artists at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn.
Entry is free, first come, first served — RSVP today.
The Flaming Lips
Catch The Flaming Lips live at the Kings Theatre in Brooklyn on June 8th, 2023.
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, which hit the shelves in July 2002, stands as the pinnacle of The Flaming Lips’ exhilarating four-decade musical odyssey. The album catapulted the GRAMMY® award-winning band to new heights, earning them their inaugural RIAA-certified Gold Record.
1027 Flatbush Avenue — Flatbush
Drink and Draw
Embark on a unique artistic journey at the Brooklyn Museum to sip and sketch amidst the tranquil beauty of their backyard Sculpture Garden. On June 8th from 7 to 9:30 PM, Experience the magic of life drawing classes in our captivating setting — a space where inspiration flows freely. Whether you are a seasoned artist or a novice, the Drink and Draw event is designed to ignite your creative spirit.
This month, in honor of Brooklyn Pride, we present Drag and Draw — an extraordinary celebration featuring charismatic models from Yas Mama, Brooklyn’s beloved Latinx drag night. Enable your imagination and be part of this captivating fusion of art and vibrant culture.
200 Eastern Parkway – Prospect Heights
In this Town we Show Pride
Celebrate LGBTQ+ Teen Night: Embrace Pride and Empowerment in an Evening of Artistic Expression.
Mark your calendars for a momentous occasion on Friday, June 9, from 5 to 7:30 PM, as the Brooklyn Museum proudly presents the tenth annual LGBTQ+ Teen Night. Prepare for an unforgettable experience with captivating art-making, mesmerizing performances, and many activities that honor and showcase queer art and activism.
This incredible event is brought to you by InterseXtions, the esteemed LGBTQ+ teen internship program dedicated to queer art history and community programming. Join in to celebrate diversity, foster creativity, and amplify the voices of LGBTQ+ youth.
In this town, we proudly show our pride and create a vibrant space for empowerment.
200 Eastern Parkway – Prospect Heights
Studio Pilates Unveils Their Stunning Cobble Hill Studio
On June 10th, join Studio Pilates Cobble Hill in the heart of one of New York’s most beloved Brooklyn neighborhoods. Prepare to embark on an extraordinary reformer Pilates journey like no other. An unmatched workout experience that will leave you feeling invigorated and inspired.
Immerse yourself in the luxury of a studio featuring 13 state-of-the-art reformers Pilates beds. As you step onto the polished hardwood floors, the ambiance is enhanced by the captivating glow of the Studio Pilates chandelier. Disconnect from the outside world and focus solely on yourself.
Under the ownership of Marisa Fuller, our Brooklyn Studio Pilates is a sanctuary where you can engage in a transformative 40-minute reformer Pilates class. These classes have been meticulously crafted by physical therapists to ensure optimal results for your body. You will be guided by highly attentive and qualified instructors, offering unwavering support to maintain correct form and positioning throughout the session.
At Studio Pilates, your safety and well-being are a priority. The reformer Pilates workouts are designed to be low impact yet high intensity. It allows you to strengthen and tone your body without placing excessive stress on your joints. With each session, you will notice improvements in your flexibility, muscle tone, and overall strength.
Join Studio Pilates Cobble Hill for a class on opening day – Saturday, June 10th- at your preferred class time. Studio Pilates has an 8:30 AM, 10 AM, 11 AM, and 12 PM class. Or see the full schedule here and attend at your convenience.
262 Pacific Street – Cobble Hill
Five Points Festival in Brooklyn
Experience the ultimate celebration for Street Art, Live Painting, Designer Toys, and Indie Comics enthusiasts at the Five Points Festival. This extraordinary event unfolds at Zero Space in Brooklyn, uniting diverse artistic expressions. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere and indulge in delectable offerings from delightful food trucks and craft beer selections.
Plus, take advantage of the opportunity to adorn your body with a stunning tattoo crafted by one of the talented artists. So please mark your calendars for June 10th to June 11th and secure your tickets now.
345 Butler Street — Gowanus
Special Greenpoint Foodie Walking Tour
Join this exceptional event on June 11th – a one-of-a-kind Greenpoint tour co-hosted by Greenpoint Vegan.
Embark on this tour and delve into the fascinating history of Greenpoint while indulging in delectable bites carefully curated from six outstanding restaurants. Prepare to savor diverse culinary delights, from mouthwatering vegan sushi to delicious egg salad, sandwiches, pierogies, and more.
The Special Greenpoint Foodie Walking Tour is designed to cater to all food enthusiasts, as it celebrates the essence of remarkable cuisine above all else. So join the food tour for a memorable experience filled with fantastic food.
Tribeca Film Festival
Celebrate the 22nd anniversary of the Tribeca Film Festival in 2023. Presented by AT&T, this renowned festival unites a diverse audience in a joyous celebration of storytelling through an array of films. Despite its name, the festival extends beyond cinema, incorporating gaming, music, and TV works into its vibrant program. Many of these creative endeavors originate from independent companies, making Tribeca a pivotal platform for expressing and showcasing this form of entertainment.
Immerse yourself in the festival’s enchanting atmosphere and seize the opportunity to discover award-winning filmmakers. So mark your calendars for June 7th to 18th and prepare for an extraordinary experience at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Woof Fest: Paws for Pride
Join the Manhattan West Woof Fest: Paws for Pride, where Pride is celebrated inclusively, even for your beloved pets. This delightful afternoon extravaganza will feature captivating live performances, entertaining canine activities, and many fabulous treats. Prepare to be amazed by comedy acts, juggling spectacles, stilt walkers, acrobatics, and the vibrant music of Circus Amok.
Your furry friends can enjoy pet tarot card readings, adorable pup caricatures, and rainbow paw-dicures. Best of all, admission to this Woof Fest event is free with advanced registration. So take advantage of this joyful celebration on June 10th.
Manhattan West Plaza
385 9th Avenue [between 9th and 10th Avenue and 31st and 33rd Street]
New York Rum Festival & Congress
Get ready for the highly anticipated return of The New York Rum Festival to the vibrant Big Apple. Celebrating its successful sixth year, TheRumLab will once again host the spectacular 6th Annual New York Rum Festival on June 10th. Prepare your taste buds for a remarkable experience as you explore over 100 rum expressions available for sampling.
This event is a gateway to the captivating world of rum, featuring a diverse range from around the globe, including rare and exotic varieties. Immerse yourself in this unique opportunity to learn about the latest trends and developments in the industry.
This extraordinary tasting event will showcase an impressive lineup of renowned rum brands, including Cane Rock, Lemon Hart & Sons, Chinola, Diplomatico, and many more. So be part of this unforgettable celebration of rum aficionados and indulge in the finest spirits.
125 West 18th Street — Chelsea
Mastercard New York Mini 10K
Mark your calendars for June 10th as the iconic Mastercard New York Mini 10K returns to Central Park. This historic women’s road race, now in its 51st year, is a testament to empowerment and unity. Established in 1972 and named after the miniskirt — a symbol of women’s liberation.
The event encourages women of all ages and fitness levels to unite, embrace an active lifestyle, and achieve a significant running milestone while surrounded by inspiring fellow runners. Join this extraordinary event where women connect, push boundaries, and create lasting memories.
Jazz Age Lawn Party
Join in celebrating the 18th anniversary of the Jazz Age Lawn Party, the world’s original and most genuine Prohibition-era-inspired gathering. This vibrant and family-friendly event brings the spirit of the 1920s to life with mesmerizing performances by a Hot Jazz orchestra, a dance troupe capturing the essence of the Roaring ’20s, and captivating vaudeville spectacles.
Immerse yourself in this lively atmosphere, where the prohibition-themed ambiance sets the stage for a delightful selection of summer cocktails and drinks. Do not miss out on this extraordinary experience from June 10th to 11th. You can secure your tickets now to be part of this unforgettable celebration.
National Puerto Rican Parade
Since 1959, the vibrant tradition of the Puerto Rican Day Parade has graced the streets of Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. Held annually on the second Sunday of June, this grand procession pays homage to the nearly four million Puerto Rican citizens and all individuals of Puerto Rican heritage residing in the United States.
Prepare to immerse yourself in a joyous spectacle of dance and celebration that engulfs the atmosphere. Whether you are an active participant or a spectator, the contagious energy of the parade will indeed have you moving to the rhythm. Witnessing the parade is an experience not to be missed, serving as a true highlight of the summer season. So, save the date for June 11 and join in the Puerto Rican Day Parade festivities.
44th Street to 79th Street along Fifth Avenue
Governors Ball Music Festival
The Governors Ball Music Festival, renowned for its original location on Governors Island, is set to embark on a new journey. This year, the festival will find its home in the enchanting Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens. With its sprawling green lawns and majestic trees, this picturesque setting provides the perfect backdrop for a summer weekend of musical festivities.
Prepare to be captivated by an exciting lineup of talented musicians, ensuring an unforgettable experience. Beyond the music, the GOV BALL offers tempting food and drink options to satisfy every palate. With such a dynamic combination, there’s no limit to the excitement awaiting you during this incredible festival weekend in the heart of New York. Mark your calendars for June 9th to 11th and secure your tickets to join the celebration.
Flushing Meadows Corona Park — Queens
There you have it, our list of events happening June 6 through 12. New York City is renowned for its dynamic cultural scene, which delivers many incredible experiences, from music jams to art shows. With festivities designed for all interests, including film enthusiasts, live music junkies, or those seeking memorable experiences. Indulge in everything from The Flaming Lips concert’s electric energy to Jazz Age Lawn Party’s nostalgic charm. These unmissable occasions evoke celebration and creativity.
We would love to hear about your plans. Please share them with us in the comments below. Also, remember to check back regularly for updates and exciting additions throughout the week.