Harlem Week NYC

Harlem Week NYC

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Harlem Week NYC Summary

Event Overview: Since 1974, Harlem Week NYC has been celebrating this culturally-rich area of New York. The annual celebration in August features exciting, family-friendly NY events such as the Harlem Jass & Music Festival, multiple fashion shows and concerts, and the eco-friendly Upper Manhattan Auto Show.

What to Expect: There's plenty to do each year at Harlem Week NYC. Expect good times, a great atmosphere, and tons of music and food at the NYC Harlem Week Festival.

  • Good Vibes: Harlem Week brings out Harlemites and NYC tourists and natives to celebrate this prospering NY area. Tons of local and national celebrities come out to show their support, and Development Expos map out Harlem's path to even more economic success in the coming years.
  • Great Music: Harlem is famous for its musical culture and achievements, and the Harlem Week Festival showcases some of its most talented hometown musicians everyday.

Inside Knowledge: Family-friendly Harlem Week events include a Harlem Children's Festival featuring face-painting, games and fun activities for the little ones. 

Event Hints:

  • Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee Music Festival: This film festival at Harlem Week NYC is a tribute to Harlem film legends Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, and is the perfect destination for history and film buffs in New York.
  • Harlem 5k Run: Get active, support a healthy cause and explore Harlem by entering the Percy Sutton 5k Run during Harlem Week NYC.
  • "Healthy Eating" Farmer's Market: The farmer's market at the Harlem Week Festival features locally-grown and produced products from Harlem and NYC natives.



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Overall:
4
Event:
4
Location:
4
Staff:
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Carly Kale

Joined: March 2011

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Overall:
4
Event:
4
Location:
4
View:
4
Staff:
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Would recommend to a friend

Date Visited: 08/10

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Enjoy So Many Different Activities at the Harlem Week NYC

Celebrate the rich Harlem history with visitors and Harlem natives alike at the annual Harlem Week.  This fun and family-friendly event in New York City highlights the contributions of various Harlemites.  You will get to experience some of the best Jazz music around at this entertaining event.  All week you'll find great events for the entire family, such as the eco-friendly car show, fashion shows in Harlem, and local farmers' markets.

 

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Harlem Week NYC

Jul
27
Until Aug 28

Location

Harlem NYC
West 135th Street (5th Ave to Saint Nicholas Ave)
New York, US
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Event Dates

Jul 27,2014 - Aug 28,2014

Event Cost

FREE

Festival Celebrates Harlem the People, Culture and Art of Harlem

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Event Quick Facts

  • Harlem Week Festival began as Harlem Day in 1974.
  • In 2009, former President Bill Clinton unveiled the Zagat Harlem Guide as part of the Harlem Week events.
  • The first-ever Harlem 5K Run took place in 2009, and attracted over 3,000 runners.

Phone:
212.862.8477

Website:
http://harlemweek.com/

Nearest Transit:
135th St (A, B, C)


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