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Bryant Park Picnic Performances

bryant park picnic performances

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Recurring (see all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until September 17, 2021

One event on July 31, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Bryant Park
42nd Street & Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

Enjoy live and in-person music, dance, and theater events produced in partnership with a diverse and storied lineup of New York City’s performing arts institutions including Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City Opera, Classical Theatre of Harlem, Joe’s Pub, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Limón Dance Company, Elisa Monte Dance, National Sawdust, Harlem Stage with Jazzmobile and Historic Harlem Parks, Greenwich House Music School, Music from the Sole and more.

Limited capacity on a first-come, first-serve basis. Advance ticket registration is no longer required. Please arrive no earlier than 5:30pm when doors open.

There will be two seating areas Vaccinated and Tested (proof required) and Distanced in pre-set chairs.
Most programs will also be live streamed.

See our guide to Bryant Park for more to do in this midtown oasis.

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Bryant Park Picnic Performances

Enjoy live and in-person music, dance, and theater events produced in partnership with a diverse and storied lineup of New York City’s performing arts institutions including Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City Opera, Classical Theatre of Harlem, Joe’s Pub, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Limón Dance Company, Elisa Monte Dance, National Sawdust, Harlem…

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