MAY – OCTOBER
City Parks Foundation Gala
Monday, June 18, 2018
Things to do in NYC in August include the Dominican Day Parade, US Open, NYC Restaurant Week, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, and Brasil Summerfest.
The most important community event for Dominicans living in the U.S.
Second Sunday in August
Sunday, August 12, 2018
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
August 28 – September 10
Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Sloane Stephens (USA)
The Locarno International Film Festival in Italian-speaking Locarno, Switzerland runs through August 11. It’s the big European art house cinema festival.
The 2017 Dominican Day Parade Launch at the United Palace Theater in Washington Heights was Thursday, August 3, 2017.
Celebrate the birthday of actress Dolores del Río, the first Latin American Hollywood star, in Durango, Mexico on August 3, 1904.
Celebrate the birthday of Italian-American Pop and Jazz legend Tony Bennett in Astoria, Queens on August 3, 1926.
Single tickets for the 2017 New York City Ballet Fall Season went on sale on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 12 noon.
The 2017 Ecuadorian Day Parade marched east on Northern Blvd. from 69th to 86th St in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at noon.
Celebrate Bolivian Independence Day from Spain on August 6, 1825.
NYC’s 1st International Puppet Fringe Festival is at The Clemente in Manhattan’s Lower East Side through August 12.
Remember the Battle of Boyacá, the decisive battle near Bogotá, Colombia that led to the independence of Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, and ultimately all of Spanish America on August 7, 1819.
Celebrate the birthday of pop star Carlos Vives in Santa Marta, Colombia on August 7, 1961.
Celebrate the birthday of pop star Juanes in Carolina del Príncipe, Antioquia, Colombia on August 9, 1972.
The Tango Buenos Aires Festival & Dance World Cup (El Mundial de Tango) in Buenos Aires, Argentina runs through August 22.
It’s Dominican Day Parade Weekend!
Celebrate Ecuadorian Independence Day from Spain on August 10, 1809.
Save the date for the Dominican Day Parade Gala at a location to be announced from 7 – 9 pm.
Colombian Pop superstar Shakira brings her “El Dorado World Tour” to Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30 pm.
The 2017 Harlem Havana music and cultural festival was Saturday, August 12-23, 2017.
Celebrate Dominican culture at the Dominican Day Parade on Sixth Avenue in Midtown. ¡ Quisqueya !
The 2017 Battery Dance Festival at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park in Battery Park City was Sunday, August 13-18, 2017. Free
The first leg of the 2017 Spanish Super Cup was Sunday, August 13, 2017.
August 15 is Costa Rican Mother’s Day.
August 15 is the Marion feast of the Assumption of Mary.
Celebrate Dominican Restoration Day on August 16, 1863.
Celebrate National Rum Day!
NYC Broadway Week Summer 2017 tickets went on sale on August 17, 2017.
Friday, August 18, 2017 was the last day to register to vote in person or by mail in New York City.
Celebrate the birthday of Roberto Clemente, the first great Latin Major League Baseball player, in Barrio San Antón of Carolina, Puerto Rico on August 18, 1934.
Spain’s 2017 La Liga season opened on Saturday, August 18, 2017.
LAST CHANCE to see Being: New Photography 2018, a group exhibition with African, Brazilian, Italian, and Filipino artists at MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art, in Midtown, Manhattan from 10:30 am – 5:30 pm.
Celebrate the 2018 Muslim sacrifice feast Eid al-Adha at sunset.
Celebrate the Marion feast of the Queenship of Mary.on August 22.
Celebrate Uruguayan Independence Day from Spain on August 25, 1825.
Celebrate the birthday of Jewish – American pianist, composer, and conductor Leonard Bernstein, the composer of West Side Story, in Lawrence, Massachusetts on August 25, 1918.
The 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, was Monday, August 28 – September 10, 2017.
The 74th Venice International Film Festival 2017 in Venice, Italy was August 30 – September 9, 2017.
The 2017 New York International Salsa Congress at the New York Marriott Marquis in Midtown, Manhattan was August 31 – September 3, 2017.
The playwright is a Puerto Rican New Yorker.
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 West 46th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Times Square / Theater District
Mother’s Day is celebrated on different dates around the world.
SPAIN, PORTUGAL, & CAPE VERDE Sunday, May 6, 2018
UNITED STATES Sunday, May 13, 2018
COSTA RICA Wednesday, August 15, 2018
ARGENTINA Sunday, October 21, 2018
PANAMA Saturday, December 8, 2018
New York Marriott Marquis
Pre-Events Friday-Thursday, August 25-31, 2017
Festival Thursday-Sunday, August 31 – September 3, 2017
Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Front entrance Seventh Ave
at 32nd St, Chelsea, Manhattan
Friday, August 10, 2018
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Shakira February 2
A meditation of thoughtful jewelry inspired by the hope and pain spread along the 2,000 mile-long Mexican – American border.
Museum of Arts and Design
Tuesday – Sunday
March 1 – September 23, 2018
Central American artifacts
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
Through October 2018
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio & First Lady Chirlane McCray hosted a festive reception for the Dominican Day Parade at Gracie Mansion on August 11, 2016.
October 2015 – November 2017
South America: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia
North America: Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama
Europe: France, Portugal, Spain
Playoffs: Peru, Honduras, Italy
Qualifiers end Tuesday, November 14, 2017
April – October
Citi Field Flushing Meadows – Corona Park, Queens
At the Cardinals
Thursday, March 29, 2018
97.9 FM Monday-Saturday
Mega Summer Concert
Madison Square Garden
Thursday & Saturday
August 24 & 26, 2017
This 122-foot-long dinosaur skeleton from Patagonia, Argentina is so big, the head pokes through the door of the hall. American Museum of Natural History through Jan 1, 2020