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The Most Exciting Upcoming Events and Festivals in NYC This Spring/Summer

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New York is the place that is buzzing with all the international crowd that have settled here many years ago and now are New Yorkers at heart.

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But apart from that, it is an international hub that connects multiple arrays of business, culture, entertainment and sports, so you can be very enthused about the events and cultural festivals that get thrown in New York, mostly in spring and summertime.

Unfortunately, due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, the majority of events and festivals have been cancelled or postponed in the past few months. However, there is still a lot to see and be a part of despite the current climate.

So without further ado following are some of the upcoming events and festivals that you might be interested in this spring and summer season. Check them out!

If you love food: Ninth Avenue International Food Festival

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Ninth Avenue International Food Festival

Ninth Avenue International Food Festival always takes place around the mid of May and is organized by Hell's kitchen.

This traditional festival hosts food from around the world that is suitable for every palate out there. The most important cuisines to add here are from Italy, Greece, Brazil, Morocco, Ukraine, Thailand and even Ukraine.

So, one thing is for sure is, if you are a real foodie and want to mesmerize yourself with such culinary diversity, then this is a perfect festival for you to check out this May.

Currently, the dates for the 2021 festival are unconfirmed but you can stay up to date with the latest information on the official website of the festival.

For a fun family time: Summer on the Hudson

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Summer on the Hudson is an amazing free parks department festival that takes place all around Riverside Park each year.

The celebration covers multiple arrays such as dancing, moving concerts that will still you with their performance, life-size chess tournaments, and karaoke nights, along with a few well-ness activities taking place in a greener section of the park.

The event takes place during the whole summer starting from May. You can check out the current schedule and events which will be happening on their website here.

This year lots of fun activities are planned such as movie screenings, dance lessons, workout classes, sun gazing and much more.

For music and art lovers: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

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Celebrate Brooklyn is a festival that has given back to the New Yorkers for over four decades now in terms of providing the people with free art, music, film, dance theatre and other such projects.

It wouldn't be wrong to call this celebration the pillar of keeping the digital arts and their intermingling among people alive still to this very date.

In 2020 the festival took place online but this year there is a possibility that it will be an in-person event if the situation improves. Be sure to check out the latest information on the organizers' website.

You are in for a treat if you have decided to go visit this festivity in person this year. Oh, and do yourself a solid and bring a plus one to make it a really special evening.

And that's a wrap on the top upcoming events and festivals in NYC this spring and summer season!

Which one of these you are the most excited about? Will you be attending any of these? Let us know in the comments below.

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