BAM R&B Festival
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
BAM for its 26th annual beloved outdoor concert series, bringing together friends, families, and neighbors for great music under the trees. This year’s lineup features Stew with his band The Negro Problem, jazz piano and Hammond B3 virtuoso Matthew Whitaker, and the Grammy Award-winning singer Mykal Rose, formerly of Black Uhuru.
Explore an immersive photography village populated by 55+ shipping containers repurposed into galleries underneath the Brooklyn Bridge. Programming includes numerous hands-on workshops, panel discussions, artist lectures and family activities on weekends.
See what else there is to do in Brooklyn Bridge Park.More info
Explore five large-scale geometric sculptures, each different in size, shape, and pattern. Painted, photographic, and mirrored details combine to create vibrant compositions that highlight the dynamism of the city and its people.
Ranging between seven and 13 feet in height, the sculptures are clad in more than 1,500 clay tiles that were hand-painted by the…More info
Skate on a world-class roller and inline skating rink with a waterfront view and a top 40 soundtrack. Skate rental available ($7). Wrist Guards Required for all skaters; rentals are provided free of charge.
Advanced ticket sales are no longer required/offered. All tickets can be purchased upon entry at the admissions windows. Sessions are 3 hours each.More info
This expansive park has great attractions and a gorgeous only-in-NYC view. Explore refurbished piers, most of which host playgrounds (our favorites are at Pier 6 including giant Slide Mountain, Sandbox Village, Swing Valley and the splashy Water Lab). Play in the sand and admire tide pools at Pier 4 Beach (no swimming/wading).
Find a variety of yummy concessions throughout the park and restrooms at Piers 2,5 & 6.More info