Celebrate the Feast of Obatalá, the Yoruba creator of humankind

Monday, September 24, 2018
Obatalá is the son/daughter of God, creator of humankind, and godfather/mother of the Orishas (Angels)

Off-Broadway Week 2018 Fall ~ 2-for-1 tickets to Off-Broadway Shows

September 24 – October 7, 2018
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2-for-1 tickets to popular Off-Broadway shows

UN General Assembly 73 (2018) UNGA 73

GENERAL DEBATE
September 25 – October 5, 2018
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Heads of state visit
UN Headquarters
Midtown East, Manhattan

Vote for our Families and for our Country

REGISTER TO VOTE IN GENERAL ELECTION
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
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GENERAL ELECTION
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Fall for Dance Festival 2018 at New York City Center

October 1 – 13, 2018
Monday – Saturday
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New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
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$15 seats to watch four companies a night. African, Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French & Romanian dancers or companies performing ballet, modern, contemporary and folkloric dances.

Mile-Long Opera, a biography of 7 o’clock, 1,000 singers, 100 stories

October 3 – 7, 2018
Wednesday – Sunday
~
High Line
Meatpacking District & Chelsea, Manhattan

Pedrito Martinez Group plays Bronx Museum for Carnegie Hall Citywide

Friday, October 5, 2018
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Carnegie Hall Citywide
Bronx Museum of the Arts
Fleetwood – Concourse Village, The Bronx
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The world’s first-call Cuban Rumbero.

New Yorker Festival 2018

October 5 – 7, 2018
Friday – Sunday
~
African, French, Italian & Mexican thinkers

Vote for our Families and for our Country

REGISTER TO VOTE IN GENERAL ELECTION
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
~
GENERAL ELECTION
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Day of the Dead blends Aztec, Spanish, and American traditions

PREPARATIONS
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
~
DAY OF THE INNOCENTS
CHILD SOULS VISIT
Wednesday, November 1, 2018
~
DAY OF THE DEAD
ADULT SOULS VISIT
Friday, November 2, 2018

Panamanian Independence Days

FROM SPAIN
November 28, 1821
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
FROM COLOMBIA
November 3, 1903
Saturday, November 3, 2018

Veterans Day Weekend

Friday – Sunday
November 9 – 11, 2018

Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular 2018

Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
November 9 – January 1, 2018

Met Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Daily
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
through Sunday, January 6, 2019

Celebrate Portuguese Restoration of Independence Day

December 1, 1640 ~ Portugal regains its independence from Spain.
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Celebrate Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights

LIGHTING CEREMONIES
Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan
Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
~
Sundown to Sundown
Sunday, December 2, 2018 to
Monday, December 10, 2018

Three Kings Day (Dia de Los Reyes) is the Hispanic Christmas

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Meet the Three Kings at Teatro SEA’s Three Kings Day and receive a gift

Teatro SEA
Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center
Lower East Side
Sunday, January 6, 2018

64th Winter Antiques Show (2018) is America’s premiere antiques show

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue
between 66th & 67th St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
PREVIEW
Thursday, January 18, 2018
SHOW
January 19 – 28, 2018

27th New York Jewish Film Festival (2018)

Film Society of Lincoln Center
144 West 65th St
between Amsterdam & Columbus
Lincoln Center
January 10 – 23, 2018

Latin things to do in NYC on Valentine’s Day and Valentine’s Week

This Christian feast honoring a Roman saint got associated with romantic love in the Middle Ages.
February 14
Thursday, February 14, 2019

President’s Day Weekend 2019

The third Monday in February is an American national holiday that commemorates the birthdays of presidents Washington and Lincoln.
Friday – Monday
February 15 – 18, 2019

Celebrate Carnival, the Latin Party that ends on Mardi Gras

Septuagesima
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Celebrate Dominican Independence Day

February 27, 1844
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves, MLB at Citi Field

Atlanta Braves
Tuesday – Thursday
September 25 – 27, 2018
~
Miami Marlins
Friday – Sunday
September 28 – 30, 2018
(Last Games of the Season)
~
March – September
Citi Field in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
~
Cuban, Dominican, Italian, Mexican & Venezuelan players

International Women’s Day 2019

March 8
Friday, March 8, 2019

47th New Directors / New Films 2018 screens the future of cinema

Movies by new Brazilian, Dominican, Filipino, French, and Portuguese directors.

Film Society of Lincoln Center
Upper West Side, Manhattan

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art
Midtown, Manhattan

March 28 – April 8, 2018

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018

Western Ireland and northwestern Spain share a Celtic culture.
Fifth Avenue
Midtown & Upper East Side, Manhattan
Saturday, March 17, 2018

New York Yankees Major League Baseball at Yankee Stadium

Sunday, September 30, 2018
Last game of the season
At Boston Red Sox
~
March – September
Major League Baseball
Yankee Stadium
Concourse, The Bronx
~
Cuban, Dominican, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Puerto Rican & Venezuelan players

Holy Week (Semana Santa) is the Latin world’s main holiday season

Sunday-Saturday
April 14 – 20, 2019

Celebrate Easter, the Christian Spring holiday

Sunday, April 21, 2019

NYC Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival

Fifth Avenue
Midtown, Manhattan
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 21, 2019

Celebrate Argentine Mother’s Day

Most countries celebrate on the second Sunday in May. Others celebrate on different days in May, June, August, October and December.
~
Argentine Mother’s Day
Third Sunday in October
Sunday, October 21, 2018

Cinco de Mayo 2019 is not Mexican Independence Day, but it is fun

Celebrate the French defeat at the Battle of Puebla, May 5, 1862
Sunday, May 5, 2019

Memorial Day Weekend things to do in NYC 2019

Remember all who died serving our country.
MEMORIAL DAY
Monday, May 27, 2019
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Friday – Monday
May 24-27, 2018

Celebrate the May Revolution of Buenos Aires

On May 25, 1810, the May Revolution of Buenos Aires launched the Argentine War of Independence ~ which launched the Latin American Wars of Independence ~ which ended with the Spanish-American War of 1898. One step in the eternal struggle to be free.
Saturday, May 25, 2019

SummerStage 2018 FREE concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
Angélique Kidjo (Beninese)
Remain in Light / Resistance Revival Chorus
Central Park SummerStage
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Last Tango at Central Park Tango this season

Saturdays: June – September
Shakespeare Statue
Central Park, Manhattan
~
All ages and levels watch, dance or take an Argentine Tango lesson
FREE

Celebrate La Festa della Repubblica, Italy’s national day

Commemorates the Italian vote on June 2, 1946 that ended the monarchy and founded the Republic of Italy.
Sunday, June 2, 2019

Celebrate Portugal Day 2019 (Dia de Portugal), Portugal’s national day

Portuguese Festival and Parade in the heart of Metro New York’s Portuguese community.
Peter Francisco Park
Newark, New Jersey
~
FESTIVAL
Friday – Sunday
June 7 – 9, 2019
~
PARADE
Sunday, June 9, 2019

SummerStage 2018 FREE concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
Angélique Kidjo (Beninese)
Remain in Light / Resistance Revival Chorus
Central Park SummerStage
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Celebrate the Fourth of July and the U.S. Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776 ~ “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Celebrate Venezuelan Independence Day (Cinco de Julio)

July 5, 1811 ~ Cinco de Julio marks the birth of the first independent nation in South America.
Friday, July 5, 2019

SummerStage 2018 FREE concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
Angélique Kidjo (Beninese)
Remain in Light / Resistance Revival Chorus
Central Park SummerStage
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Celebrate Bolivian Independence Day 2019

August 6, 1825 ~ Signing of Declaration of Independence

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Celebrate Ecuadorian Independence Day

August 10, 1809 ~ Criollo rebels took over the capital Quito, marking the first step in Ecuadorian independence.
Saturday, August 10, 2019

Celebrate Eid al-Adha, the Muslim Sacrifice Feast

The most important Muslim holiday.
Sundown to Sundown
Saturday – Sunday
August 10 – 11, 2019


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