one

one of the many, many street fairs around the city this summer (FLICKR/ Jazz Guy)

**International Immigrants Parade**

Saturday, June 18th

12:00 pm- 3:00 pm

6 Ave between W 35 St and W 38 St

**21st Annual Columbus Ave Summer Fest**

Sunday, June 19th

Columbus Ave. between W 91 St and W 96 St

**Bamra Bleecker Street Festival**

Saturday, June 25th

Bleecker St. between 6 Ave and Broadway

**LGBT Heritage of Pride March and Parade**

http://nycpride.org/

Sunday, June 26th

12:00PM-6:00PM

Down Fifth Avenue from 56th Street to 8th Street, 8th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, Greenwich Avenue between 6th Avenue and Christopher Street, Christopher Street between Greenwich Avenue and Greenwich Street

**Great 4th of July Festival**

Saturday, July 4th

Where: Water Street between Fulton & Broad Streets

**Macy's 4th of July Fireworks 2011**

At approximately 9:20 pm on July 4th, the 26-minute display will be set off from six barges positioned between 20th and 55th Streets on the Hudson River.

**Chinatown Independence Day Festival**

Friday, July 3rd

Where: Columbus Park and all through Chinatown (Canal, Mott, Bayard and Pell Streets, plus the Bowery).

**Dragon Boat Festival**

1st Weekend of August

Where: Meadow Lake, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

**India Independence Day Parade**

Third Weekend of August

Where: 40th and 41st Street between Fifth and Park Avenue | South on Madison Avenue to 27th Street

**Dominican Day Parade**

Sunday, August 12th

Where: 6th Avenue between 39th and 58th Streets

**Pakistan Independence Day Parade & Fair**

Tuesday, August 16th

Where: Madison Avenue from 41st to 26th Streets

There are dozens and dozens of local street fairs happening throughout the summer. For a complete list, visit http://www.nycstreetfairs.com/sched.html

**Restaurant Week**

July 11- 24th

http://www.nycgo.com/restaurantweek

**Mercedes Benz Fashion Week**

July 14-18th  

http://miami.mbfashionweek.com/

**Sunset on the Hudson**

http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2011/07/08/sunset-on-the-hudson-with-david-ippolito

Every Friday from June 10 through August 19 (except for July 1)

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Where: Hudson River Park's Pier 45

 

Watch

Watch the sun set on the Hudson while listening to some good music (FLICKR/ lavrrue)

 

**2011 NBC Today Show Free Summer Concert Schedule**

http://gonyc.about.com/od/summer/a/today_show_2.htm

In the plaza at Rockefeller Center (between 49th and 50th St. near 5th Ave.). The Friday shows start at 7:00 A.M., but plan to arrive no later than 6:00 A.M. if you want a decent view. Viewing is on a first-come, first-served basis.

FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 7:00 A.M.- Bruno Mars

FRIDAY, JULY 1, 7:00 A.M. - Pitbull featuring T-Pain and Ne-Yo

FRIDAY, JULY 8, 7:00 A.M. - Blake Shelton

FRIDAY, JULY 15, 7:00 A.M. - Chris Brown

FRIDAY, JULY 22, 7:00 A.M. - Cee Lo Green

FRIDAY, JULY 29, 7:00 A.M.- Journey

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 7:00 A.M. - Maroon 5

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 7:00 A.M. - Zac Brown Band

FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 7:00 A.M. - Enrique Iglesias

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 7:00 A.M. - Train

**The 2011 Good Morning America Summer Concert Schedule**

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/SummerConcert/good-morning-america-summer-concert-2011-lineup/story?id=13570864

All concerts take place during Good Morning America from 7 to 9 a.m.

Friday, June 17, 2011 - Selena Gomez

Friday, June 24, 2011 - Florence & the Machine

Friday, July 1, 2011 - Beyonce

Friday, July 8, 2011 - Miranda Lambert

Friday, July 15, 2011 - Brad Paisley

Friday, July 22, 2011 - Goo Goo Dolls

Friday, July 29, 2011 - Debbie Gibson and Tiffany

Friday, August 5, 2011 - Nicki Minaj

Friday, August 12, 2011 - American Idol Top 11

Friday, August 19, 2011 - Taio Cruz

Friday, August 26, 2011 - TBD

Friday, September 2, 2011 - Mary J Blige

**2011 Bryant Park Film Festival Schedule**

http://www.bryantpark.org/plan-your-visit/filmfestival.html

Monday, June 20 - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Monday, June 27 - The 39 Steps

Monday, July 4 - Easy Rider

Monday, July 11 - Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Monday, July 18 - In the Heat of the Night

Monday, July 25 - The Lady Eve

Monday, August 1 - Cool Hand Luke

Monday, August 8 - Airplane!

Monday, August 15 - High Sierra

Monday, August 22 - Dirty Harry

Go

Go to a concert or just hang out in Central Park (FLICKR/ Gigi4791)

**2011 Shakespeare in the Park**

http://shakespeareinthepark.org/about/

The 2011 Shakespeare in the Park season will feature alternating performances of Measure for Measure and All's Well That Ends Well throughout June and July, starting on June 6, 2011-July 30, 2011.

Shakespeare in the Park is performed at The Delacorte Theate, located near Turtle Pond, just south of the Great Lawn in Central Park. The closest Park entrance from the East Side is Fifth Avenue at 79th Street; from the West Side, Central Park West at 81st Street. The theater opens at 7:30 p.m.

Get on Line in Central Park- Although tickets are free, they can be hard to come by. Tickets are handed out on the day of the performance starting at 1pm -- first come, first served.

**Central Park SummerStage 2011**

for a complete listing of events and concerts, visit

http://www.summerstage.org/ 

June 7, 2011 through September 1, 2011

**Washington Square Park Music Festival**

http://www.washingtonsquaremusicfestival.org/

FREE CONCERTS

July 12 at 8:00 pm- Opera in the Park.

July 19 at 8:00 pm- The Joy of Unfamiliar Music.

July 26 at 8:00 pm- Music Making by the Master.

Aug 2 at 8:00 pm- The Charles Mingus Orchestra plays jazz by the master.

**Madison Square Park 2011 Kid shows**

http://www.newyorkled.com/nyc_events_Madison-Square-Park.htm

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:30 am

June 14- The Dirty Sock Funtime Band

June 16- Robbi K & Friends

June 21- David Weinstone and The Music For Aardvarks Band

June 23- Hot Peas 'N Butter

June 28- Billy Kelly and the Blah Blah Blahs

June 30- Audra Rox

July 5- Astrograss

July 7- The Deedle Deedle Dees

July 12- The Pop Ups

 July 14- Bari Koral Family Rock Band

July 19- The Jimmies

July 21- Trout Fishing in America

July 26- Erin Lee and the Up Past Bedtime Band

July 28- The Itty Biddies

August 2- Moona Luna

August 4- The Suzi Shelton Band

August 9- Dog on Fleas

August 11- Oran Etkin's Timbalooloo

Grab

Grab a burger from shake shack and sing along with your kids. (FLICKR/ Chelsea N.)

**2011 Metropolitan Opera Summer Series**

http://www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/news/features/detail.aspx?id=8592

Monday, July 11, 2011, 8pm

Central Park Summer Stage

Angela Meade, soprano; Dimitri Pittas, tenor; Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano; Bradley Moore, pianist

Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 7pm

Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

Angela Meade, soprano; Dimitri Pittas, tenor; Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano; Bradley Moore, pianist

Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 7pm

Crotona Park, Bronx

Layla Claire, soprano; Renée Tatum, mezzo-soprano; Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone; Bradley Moore, pianist

Thursday, July 21, 2011, 7pm

Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

Layla Claire, soprano; Renée Tatum, mezzo-soprano; Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone; Bradley Moore, pianist

Tuesday, July 26, 2010, 7pm

Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

Layla Claire, soprano; Renée Tatum, mezzo-soprano; Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone; Bradley Moore, pianist

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 7pm

Jackie Robinson Park, Manhattan

Layla Claire, soprano; Renée Tatum, mezzo-soprano; Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone; Bradley Moore, pianist

For a list of Summer 2011 museum exhibits, visit http://www.walkingoffthebigapple.com/2011/06/new-york-museum-exhibitions-summer-2011.html