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5 Things to Do In New York City This Weekend!

Summer is winding down, but that doesn’t mean the fun should stop, especially if you’re in NYC. Check out a couple of the events you should check out to add to your summer fun!

Grits and Biscuits: 2nd Annual Grits & Biscuits Block Party NYC

5 Things to Do In New York City This Weekend! - Jawbreaker

A two-day celebration of great vibes, music and culture that bring the southern experience to New York’s doorstep. The two-day block party takes place August 6th & 7th and will feature surprise special guest performances throughout the entire weekend! Last year’s Grits & Biscuits Block Party featured special performances by Waka Flocka, K. Camp and Trina. This year there’s no telling who will take the stage at the 2nd annual event!

Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2016

5 Things to Do In New York City This Weekend! - Jawbreaker

Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2016 is upon us, bringing plenty of exciting music and dance performances to NYC. This year marks the 45th season of the festival, and the program is every bit as deliciously diverse as you’d expect from Lincoln Center. The festival is always one of the most exciting things to do in the summer, not to mention a highlight among things to do outside and free things to do in NYC.

Brooklyn Bridge Park Kayaking

5 Things to Do In New York City This Weekend! - Jawbreaker

At Brooklyn Bridge Park have all your kayaking needs covered, free of charge. Riders of all skill levels can borrow a kayak and glide along the calm waters of the East River.

Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse, Pier 2, enter at Furman St and Old Fulton Sts (bbpboathouse.org). Sat 6 10am–3pm; free.

Dance Africa

5 Things to Do In New York City This Weekend! - Jawbreaker

Now in its 29th year, this African-diaspora cultural festival showcases two companies from Dakar, the capital of Senegal, with both modern and traditional performances.

Details: http://bam.org/

718-636-4100

Smorgasburg

The Brooklyn Flea spin-off draws more than 10,000 visitors per day with 75 to 100 food vendors.

East River State Park , Williamsburg

 

Photo Credit: GritsAndBiscuits.com

Brittney Fennell

Brittney Fennell

Brittney is the Associate Editor of Jawbreaker and a writer who has goals to disrupt culture in ways unseen.