Hudson River Park’s 2018 Events Calendar, NYC – New York City

Hudson River Park, 2018 Free Summer Events

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Sunset Salsa

At Pier 45 In Greenwich Village

Beginner Swing dance lessons run from 6:30-7:15 pm. Rest of the show begins at 7:15 pm

July 17, 24, 31 / August 7, 14, 21, 28


Hudson River Dance Festival

June 7 and 8, 2018
At 6:30 pm

Taking place on Pier 63 at and around West 22nd & 24th Streets within the Chelsea Section of New York City.


Jazz at Pier 84

Thursdays on May 31, June 21, July 19, August 16, September 13
7:00 – 9:00 pm


Blues Barbecue Fest

Saturday, August 19, 2:00 pm
At Pier 97 in Clinton.

Rain or Shine

Yup! It’s back for another year featuring great blues and roots artists and eatings from a number of New York’s best BBQ

Note: When this annual item first began there WERE fireworks…unfortunately that’s stopped in the past years or so. Let’s see what happens this year?


Big City Fishing & River Workshops

Did you know you can fish along the Hudson River? Not only that but they’ll even provide you with the reels, rods and even the bait! Can you believe it!???

To Learn more go here…

Sunset on the Hudson

Friday Evenings from June 29 – August 24 at 7:00 pm
At Pier 45 located at Christopher Street and the West Side Highway


Stars of Tomorrow

At Pier 45 at Christopher St.

No Word as to whether this will be taking place this year.


Hudson Riverstage

No details as of yet regarding this happening in 2017


Healthy on the Hudson :: Free Fitness / Exercise Series

Get fit for FREE in Hudson River Park

Taking place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

At Pier 46…RSVP Required


Rumble on the River at Pier 84 

(44th Street)

No Word as to whether this will be taking place this year.

Rumble on the River is free and open to the public with special ticketed VIP ringside seating also available.



At Pier 84 In Maritime Entertainment District

No Word as to whether this will be taking place this year.



At Pier 84 (West 44th Street & the Hudson River)
Taking place on Thursdays, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Here is the Hudson River Park’s signature concert series featuring new artists new and established.

Rain or Shine

No Word as to whether this will be taking place this year.


Hudson River Park’s Swim Series

Sports enthusiasts will be competing in these swim races. If you’d like to participate or obtain additional information then visit or call 1-888-nyc swim. These venues are Co-sponsored by the Manhattan Island Foundation.

No Word as to whether this will be taking place this year.


PIER 25, PIER 26, PIER 34
Getting There: Take the 1, 2, 3, 9 or the A, C, E to Chambers Street; walk west and cross West Street/9A. Turn right immediately, heading north to Piers 25, 26, and 34 OR take the 1,9 to Canal Street, cross West Street/9A at Vestry St. head north for Pier 34, and south for Piers 26 and 25
Landmarks and Conveniences: Pier 25: Snack Shop, Mini-Golf, Beach Volleyball, Art Shack, Children’s Playground and Gardens. Pier 26: The River Project, The Downtown Boathouse. Pier 34: The historic Holland Tunnel Vent Shaft and art installation ABirds@ by Ron Baron.

PIER 40 at Houston St.
Getting There: Take the A, C, E to West 4th Street. Walk west to West Street/ (Across at West Houston and head to the walkway at the South end of the building.
Landmarks and Conveniences: Pier 40 Picnic House, Soccer Fields, Batting Cages, Climbing Wall and Parking Garage.

PIER 45 and 46 at Christopher St.
Getting There: Take the 1,9 to Christopher Street. Walk west to West Street.
Landmarks and Conveniences: Christopher Street fountain.

PIER 51 and 54 at 13th Street
Getting There: Take the A, C, E, to 14th Street OR take the M14 bus to Tenth Ave and 15th Street. Cross West Street at 14th and walk south.
Landmarks and Conveniences: Arch at Entranceway to the Pier.

PIER 62 at 23rd St., PIER 63 Maritime
Getting There: Take the M23 or M14 Bus straight to Chelsea Piers OR take the C, E to 23rd Street, walk west, cross 12th Ave. at 22nd Street. Head around the northern corner of Basketball City for Pier 63 Maritime.
Landmarks and Conveniences: Conveniences/ Landmarks:
Pier 62: Roller Rinks, Shaded Seating, and Gardens. Pier 63 Maritime: Maritime artifacts, Historic Vessels, and Food Concession.

PIER 84 at 44th Street, Pier 86, The Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum at 46th St.
Getting There: Take the M42 bus to the Hudson River or take the A, C, E to 42nd Street and Walk west and cross 12th Ave at 43rd Street.
Landmarks and Conveniences: Conveniences/ Landmarks:
Pier 84: Soon to open with newly shaded seating and a playground. Pier 86: The Intrepid Museum.