Looking to blow off some steam after this week? Everyone can relate, but not everyone knows about these super cool events happening in NY this weekend. Check out to see if they’re in your area!
This weekend we’re greeting summer with 64 flavors of ice cream in one festival. With all our favorites like Ben & Jerry’s and Big Gay Ice Cream, you’ll be spending the whole weekend feeling like a kid again!
Date/ Time: June 1-3 from 12-9 p.m. (Sunday on 12-7 p.m.)
Location: Bryant Park
Going on until June 17th, treat yourself to a weekend with the Brookhaven Fair! From dozens of rides to thrill shows to racing pigs, you’ll never have a dull moment.
Date/ Time: June 1-3, Friday 5 p.m.- close, Sat/ Sun 1 p.m.-close
Location: Farmingville, NY
Tickets: $10 submission only, ride fees not applied
On June 3rd, the Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival and the Cinema Arts Centre are showing BORN THIS WAY: A Celebration of Queer Ars and Culture. To kick start Gay Pride Month, the organizations are coming together to bring us an all-out LGBT Art experience with Meet the Artist receptions, live performances, screenings and more!
Date/ Time: June 3- 4 at 1 p.m. -1 a.m.
Location: Cinema Arts Centre
Tickets: FREE ($5 submission appreciated)
Calling all Earth lovers and tree huggers! The staple Williamsburg fair is showing the community that being green can also be fun with art in action displays, face painting and group volunteering. This weekend is the weekend to go green!
Day/ Time: Saturday, June 2, 12-5 p.m.
Locations: McCarren Park
Blow off some steam this weekend with a multicultural, crazy night at Le Caire Lounge. With hookah lounges, bottle service, and international music to dance to, it’s the perfect recipe for the best Friday ever!
Day/ Time: Friday, 6 p.m.-4 a.m.
Location: Williston Park, NY
Fresh, comedic icons waiting to make you laugh your butts off- it’s “Bad News.” With comedians from all over the spectrum and a small fee of $5, it’s the surest way to have an amazing weekend!
Day/ Time: Sunday at 7 p.m.
Location: Sing Sing Ave. New York, NY
Described as the ‘9 Rooms of Instagram Gold’, Brooklyn’s Dream Machine exhibit is everything our Instagramming hearts could ask for. The immersive rooms put you into a fairytale wonderland, therefore, what else would you wanna be doing on your Saturday?!
Date/ Time: Thurs- Sun from 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Support your local artists and support the public schools. The bazaar filled with one of a kind fashion, art, furniture and basically, anything you can think of- the proceeds are going to the public schools. So spend your weekend buying the most unique bags and jewelry, and get to help kids. What more do you want with a weekend?
Date/ Time: Sunday, June 3 from 10 a. m. -5:30 p.m.
Locations: Grand Bazaar NYC
Even if you’ve never touched a yoga mat, join a Candlelit Yoga Sunday, June 3rd, in Mineola. With a gentle flow and relaxing atmosphere, it’s the perfect way to start your upcoming week.
Date/ Time: Sundays at 6:30 p.m.
Location: On Track Wellness Mineola
If you can think it, they probably have it. On June 2nd, the streets will be flooded with music, dancing, art, food trucks and basically everything you need for an amazing weekend.
Date/ Time: Saturday on 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location: The Bushwick Collective