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Jul 21 2024

Celebrate Dance in Your Neighborhood: Queensboro Dance Festival (Free!)

June through September

Calling all dance enthusiasts! Celebrate the vibrant dance scene of Queens at the Queensboro Dance Festival (QDF). This free, summer-long festival brings the diverse world of Queens dance to various neighborhoods throughout the borough.

Over several weeks (mostly during weekends) from June to September, QDF transforms parks, theaters, libraries, and plazas into stages for captivating performances. Witness a kaleidoscope of styles, from contemporary and ballet to hip-hop and traditional dances from around the world. QDF is a fantastic way to discover new dance forms and see talented Queens-based companies showcase their artistry.

Queensboro Dance Festival Schedule:

JUNE

Saturday, June 8, 3:00 pm
Tour Opening Event (Raindate: June 9th)
34th Ave and Travers Park, Jackson Heights

Friday, June 21, 5:00 pm
Evergreen Park, Ridgewood

Sunday, June 23, 2:00 pm
Murray Playground, Long Island City

Saturday, June 29, 2:00 pm
46th Ave Plaza, LIC with PS1 MoMA

Sunday, June 30, 5:00 pm
Beach 94th Stage, Far Rockaway

JULY

Saturday, July 6, 6:00 pm
B17th Stage, Far Rockaway

Saturday, July 13, 6:00 pm
Windmuller Park, Woodside

Sunday, July 14, 2:00 pm
71st Ave Plaza, Ridgewood

Sunday, July 21, 5:00 pm
Roy Wilkins Park, Jamaica

Sunday, July 28, 1:00 pm
Rufus King Park with Jamaica Performing Arts Center

Sunday, July 28, 5:00 pm
Corona Plaza, Corona

Tuesday, July 30, 6:00 pm
Gantry Plaza State Park LIC with Kupferberg Center for the Arts

AUGUST

Thursday, August 1, 4:00 pm
Lowery Plaza, Sunnyside

Saturday, August 3, 5:00 pm
Queensbridge Park with Urban Upbound, LIC

Sunday, August 4, 6:00 pm
Unisphere, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (1964 World’s Fair celebration)

August 6, 7, 13, 14, 6:00 pm:
Dances Around the World’s Boro dance class series
Socrates Sculpture Park LIC

Saturday, August 10, 6:00 pm
Hunter’s Point South Park, LIC

Sunday, August 11, 5:00 pm
CultureLab LIC

Thursday, August 15, 7:00 pm
Forest Park, Woodhaven

Saturday, August 17, 5:00 pm
Fort Totten with Bayside Historical Society and Women’s Center NY, Bayside

Sunday, August 18, 5:00 pm
Diversity Plaza, Jackson Heights

Saturday, August 24, 3:00 pm
Glow Cultural Center*, Flushing

Tuesday, August 27, 6:00 pm
Athens Square, Astoria (Raindate: August 28th)

SEPTEMBER at Queens Theatre**

Tuesday, September 10, 6:00 pm
‘Dancing with the Queens Stars’ gala

Saturday, September 14, 3:00 pm and 7:30pm
Season Finale Shows 1 and 2
Sunday, September 15, 5:00 pm: Season Finale Show 3

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