New York Events like Celebrate Brooklyn! Attract Visitors to New York and Local Residents who Love the Arts.
New York Events like Celebrate Brooklyn! are some of the city’s longest-running outdoor New York Events and art festival. New York Events like Celebrate Brooklyn! have featured acts like They Might Be Giants, Maceo Parker, and so many more in past years! If you can, catch the Live Music for Film program, where artists play along with screenings of silent, animated, and short movies.
Celebrate Brooklyn takes place on Wednesday, June 5th in 2013, rain or shine. Come to the Prospect Park Bandshell, and enjoy a variety of exciting New York Events scheduled for Celebrate Brooklyn!
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The list of events for Celebrate Brooklyn! include:
5:30 p.m. - Cocktails & Dinner
7:00 p.m. - Presentations in the Gala Tent
8:15 p.m. - Opening Night Concert with Patty Griffin (free to the public)
10:00 p.m. - After-party with DJ Rita Houston, for Friends of Celebrate Brooklyn! And Gala Guests
Tickets are not required for the Patty Griffin concert, which is free and open to the public, but the Gala Event and other events do require paid admission. Gates open for Celebrate Brooklyn! at 6:30 p.m.
Celebrate Brooklyn! is delighted to announce a very special opening night to kick off the 35th Anniversary of this fun New York Event. Join fellow New Yorkers and New York Visitors in celebration of the Festival’s legacy of artistic excellence, during a landmark Gala that promises to be one for the memory books. At the Celebrate Brooklyn! Gala, 2 members of the BRIC family will be honored during a sunset dinner and concert to support the free, world-class programming at the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival.
Stop by this important Gala to welcome summer and ensure performances remain free and accessible for another 35 years! Celebrate Brooklyn! is one of New York City's longest-running, free, outdoor performing arts festivals. Launched in 1979 as a catalyst for the Brooklyn performing arts scene, and to bring people back into Prospect Park after years of neglect, Celebrate Brooklyn! is an early stepping stone in the park's revitalization efforts. This New York Event has become one of the city's foremost summer cultural attractions.
Over its history, the Festival has presented more than 2,000 artists and ensembles, which reflect the borough's diversity. Artists range from internationally-acclaimed performers to emerging, cutting-edge musicians. All Celebrate Brooklyn! performances are free! The festival attracts upwards of 250,000 attendees from across New York City to the Prospect Park Bandshell each summer.
Friends of Celebrate Brooklyn! membership benefits include express entry to the festival reserved seating, pre-concert receptions, and more. Stay at an NYC Hotel like The Milford and you'll be close to the exciting Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival.
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