Queens Rising: A Celebration of Arts & Culture

Thu Jun 1, 2023 - Fri Jun 30, 2023
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Repeating every days through June 30, 2023.
Various times
Age: All ages
Price: Free

Queens Rising NYC is an independent, month-long initiative celebrating the borough’s diverse arts, culinary, and creative communities, bringing together more than 100 programming partners to host, promote, and highlight a diverse roster of events and activities.

Here's just a sampling of some of the family friendly offerings. Please check the Queens Rising website for all events:

Saturday, June 3 | 5pm - 11:30pm
Queens Rising at the Queens Night Market
New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens-based musicians and dancers perform during an evening of food and fun!
Find more info here

Wednesday, June 7 | 11am - 12pm
Summer Reading: Stories that Sing, Dance & Shout with Michael Manswell & Friends
QPL Arverne, 312 Beach 54th St
Michael Manswell and Friends present a high-energy, interactive, and musical storytelling performance.
Find more info here

Saturday, June 10 | 11am - 12pm
Summer Reading, Magic and Comedy Show with Omar Olusion
QPL Fresh Meadows, 193-20 Horace Harding Expy
Magician Omar Olusion pulls out all the stops (and maybe a rabbit!) in the course of his magic and comedy show.
Find more info here

Sunday, June 11 | 2pm - 5pm
Dance Astoria 2023
Pig Beach BBQ, Queens, 35-37 36th St.
A free 3-hour dance festival features both professional dance companies and local Queens-based dance studios. 
Find more info here

Saturday, June 17 | 1:30pm - 4:30pm 
Juneteenth Celebration
Lewis Latimer House Museum, 34-41 137th Street
Learn about the holiday's history, create poetry and art, and practice Reiki.
Find more info here

Saturday, June 24 - Sunday, June 25 | 12:00pm - 5:45pm
Queens International Children's Festival
Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue
A two-day, fun-filled, family event brings high-quality arts performances and craft activities to inspire young people and families to enjoy the arts.
Find more info here


** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.