Queens Rising: A Celebration of Arts & Culture

Wed Jun 1, 2022 - Thu Jun 30, 2022- see all dates
Various times
All ages
Free
Various locations
, Queens, NY

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:

Friday, June 3 - Saturday, June 4 | 12pm-5pm
Traditions Festival
King Manor, 150-03 Jamaica Avenue
Queens artisans and small local businesses representing a variety of cultures from the World’s Borough, as well as costumed historical interpreters.  

Friday, June 19 | 4pm
Korean Arts and Crafts
Queens Public Library McGoldrick, 155-06 Roosevelt Avenue
Join artist Soh Young Lee-Segredo to make paper art, draw tigers, and learn basic writing in Korean.

Thursday, June 16 | 7pm
The Little Mermen
Forest Park Bandshell
The ultimate Disney cover band plays all the hits, from Disney's vast repertoire of animated films and beyond.

Saturday, June 18 | 12pm-4:30pm
Inti Raymi Sun Festival
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows/Corona Park
Art making and dance performance from the Andes. 

Saturday, June 18 | 2pm-4pm
Celebrate Juneteenth!
Latimer House, 34-41 137th Street
Learn about the holiday's history, create poetry and art, and practice Reiki.

Saturday, June 25 & Sunday, June 26 | 6pm
Queensboro Dance Festival Pop Up Performance
Beach 17th Street, Far Rockaways
Queens-based dance companies perform, and families can try some new steps, too.

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
Storytime at the Park House
Rockefeller Park House - 10:30 AM Pick
BPCA Community Field Day Party
Rockefeller Park - 12:00 PM Pick
Hudson RiverKids Tribeca
Pier 25 at Hudson River Park - 4:00 PM Pick
NoMAA Arts Stroll Concert: HSA All-Stars
Morris-Jumel Mansion - 6:30 PM Pick
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