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Brass Bands Festival

Brass Bands Festival

June 13 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Brooklyn Bridge Park
John Street & Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


Enjoy  both roving and stationary live musical sets by a diverse and energetic range of NYC’s brass band community including L Train Brass Band, Hot Hand Band, Brass Queens, Low Beat Brass, and Slavic Soul Party.

Experience the performance in an interactive and self-guided (COVID-safe) way throughout the afternoon, as New Orleans’ second-line style processionals welcome the public across multiple lawns and plazas from Pier 3 to Pier 5, with the kick-off at 2:30pm on the lawn in front of Pier 3 Granite Terrace between Pier 2 and Pier 3.

See our guide to Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Bronze Statue

Make a free reservation for a 20-minute slot to view a new bronze statue of late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg bronze statue be unveiled at City Point by GillieandMarcArt.

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Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

See kid-friendly films like Curious George, Minions & Babe in this funky, film-centric theater. Order popcorn (with free refills), drinks and delicious meals from your seat.

Private theater rentals start at $150.


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Dumbo Archway Game Night

Enjoy corn hole, giant Jenga, giant Connect Four and more in the Archway under the Manhattan Bridge. Games are available to participants on a first-come-first serve basis. Game night is on from 5-8pm.

Dine al fresco with the many take-out food options.

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Youth Basketball Clinics

Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for 2-hr basketball clinics led by KING Hoops, NYC’s premier youth basketball organization. Learn basketball basics as head coaches lead participants through drills and games.

Recommended for ages 7-17.

Every Tuesday through August 31.

Advanced online registration and waivers required, although walk-up registrations can be accommodated as space allows. Registration…

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Brooklyn Bidge Park Kayaking

Glide along the East River on kayaks from the volunteer-run Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse (Pier 4 Beach). All levels welcome. Advanced registration required. Kids under 14 must ride in a double kayak with an adult except on Sundays from 12 pm to 2:30 pm when kids age 7 or older can paddle alone (as long…

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