July 2017 Calendar of Latin things to do in NYC

Latin things to do in NYC in July include Midsummer Night Swing, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, the Lincoln Center Festival, LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference), France Rocks Festival, and NYC Restaurant Week.

Sat, July 1

Celebrate Canadian Independence Day from the United Kingdom in 1867.

The New York Mets play the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field in Queens at 4:10pm.

The New York Hot Jazz Festival is a Central Park SummerStage from 5-10pm. Free

Sun, July 2

The New York Mets play the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field in Queens at 1:10pm.

Tue, July 4

Celebrate United States Independence Day from Great Britain in 1776.

Thu, July 5

Celebrate Venezuelan Independence Day from Spain in 1811.

Celebrate the birthday of the bikini in Paris in 1946.

Sat, July 8

American Ballet Theater’s Spring 2017 season at the Metropolitan Opera House ends.

Colombian Cumbia Queen Totó La Momposina and Mexican Mariachi Flor de Toloache, NYC’s only all-female Mariachi band, play Central Park SummerStage, July 8 from 6-10pm. Free

Uruguayan rockers No Te Va Gustar play Stage 48 in Hell’s Kitchen at 6pm.

Sun, July 9

Celebrate the feast of La Virgen de Chiquinquirá, the patron saint of Colombia.

Celebrate Argentine Independence Day from Spain in 1816.

Tue, July 11

Celebrate the birthday of Argentine Tango composer Aníbal Troilo in Buenos Aires in 1914.

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2016 reservations opened July 11, 2016.

Watch the Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Marlins Park in Miami.

Wed, July 12

It’s Manhattanhenge, the day when the sunrise and sunset line up with Manhattan’s East-West street grid.

The LAMC Latin Alternative Music Conference is at the Stewart Hotel and multiple venues Wed-Sat, July 12-15 www.latinalternative.com

Thu, July 13

The Bessies, the 2016 NY Dance and Performance Awards, nominees were announced July 13, 2016.

The Lincoln Center Festival was July 13-31, 2016

The Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet plays Tango Jazz at Terraza 7 in Woodside/Jackson Heights, Queens at 9:30pm.

Fri, July 14

Celebrate Bastille Day, la Fête nationale, France’s national day.

The New York Mets play the Colorado Rockies at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Peruvian Folk legend Eva Ayllón plays B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown at 8pm.

Sat, Jul 15

Fiesta Negra: Celebrating Afro-Peruvian Music & Dance is at Carnegie Hall at 7pm.

The New York Mets play the Colorado Rockies at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Sun, July 16

The New York Mets play the Colorado Rockies at Citi Field in Queens at 1:10pm.

Jazz in July at the 92nd Street Y was July 19-28, 2016

Mon, July 17

The New York Mets play the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Tue, July 18

The New York Mets play the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Wed, July 19

The New York Mets play the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Thu, July 20

Celebrate Colombian Independence Day from Spain in 1810.

The New York Mets play the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field in Queens at 12:10pm.

Fri, July 21

The New York Mets play the Oakland Athletics at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Sat, July 22

FC Barcelona plays Juventus in an International Champions Cup exhibition game at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey at 6pm.

The New York Mets play the Oakland Athletics at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Sun, July 23

LAST CHANCE to see A Multitude of Forms, the exhibition of Brazilian artist Lygia Pape at The Met Breuer in the Upper East Side.

The New York Mets play the Oakland Athletics at Citi Field in Queens at 1:10pm.

Mon, July 24

Celebrate the birthday of Simón Bolívar, “El Libertador” (The Liberator), in Caracas, Venezuela in 1783. Bolívar is one of the founding fathers of Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Panama.

Tue, July 25

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2016 was July 25 – August 19.

The Dominican Film Festival New York is July 25-30.

Wed, July 26

Dominican-American singer-songwriter Prince Royce plays The Theater at Madison Square Garden at 7:30pm.

The Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival in the Upper West Side is July 26 – August 13.

Thu, July 27

The Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet plays Tango Jazz at Barbes in Park Slope, Brooklyn at 8pm.

Fri, July 28

Celebrate Peruvian Independence Day from Spain in 1821.

The Major League Soccer MLS All-Star Game on ESPAN & UniMás was July 28, 2016

Sat, July 29

Watch Real Madrid vs Barcelona, an International Champions Cup exhibition game at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens Florida at 7:30pm.

FC Barcelona is looking for Copa del Rey silver

Watch the Copa del Rey final, Barcelona vs Deportivo Alavés, with the Penya FC Barcelona supporters club at Smithfield Hall in Chelsea, Saturday, May 27, 2017

New York Red Bulls are always top finishers

5-2-6 in 5th place, 9 points behind. New England Revolution visits Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey, Saturday, May 27, 2017

New York Yankees are in 1st place

25-16 in 1st place. The Kansas City Royals visit Yankee Stadium, Mon-Thu, May 22-25, 2017

Real Madrid wins La Liga. UEFA Champions League is next.

Watch the UEFA Champions League Final, Juventus vs Real Madrid, with the Peña Madridista NYC supporters club at the Playwright Irish Pub 35th in Chelsea, Sat, June 3, 2017

SummerStage 2017 presents free concerts of great Latin artists in NYC parks

Free concerts of Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican, Portuguese, Puerto Rican, and Venezuelan music and dance at NYC parks in all five boroughs June 21 – August 25, 2017

New York Mets gotta believe

18-24 in 3rd place, 7.5 games behind. San Diego Padres visit Citi Field in Queens, Tuesday-Thursday, May 23-25, 2017

Pedro Giraudo is NYC’s busiest Tango Jazz leader

The Argentine bassist and composer’s Tango Quartet plays Barbès in Park Slope, Brooklyn, Thu, May 25, 2017

Tango La Nacional celebrates its 19th anniversary with champions of Buenos Aires

Former New Yorkers Daniela Pucci and Luis Bianchi teach and perform Thu, May 11, 2017

Carol Rama made Ugly Beautiful

Antibodies, the first New York museum survey of the Italian artist’s work and the largest presentation of her work in the U.S., is at the New Museum in the Lower East Side, Apr 26 – Sep 10, 2017

A Bronx Tale

Chazz Palminteri’s Italian-American coming-of-age gangster story at the Longacre Theatre has choreography by Tony-nominated Colombian dancer Sergio Trujillo.

On Your Feet! is an inspiring musical (Review)

Emilio and Gloria Estefan’s Cuban-American success story, with Colombian choreographer Sergio Trujillo, plays the Marquis Theatre in Times Square through Jan 14, 2018

Hamilton is the most influential Broadway show of our generation

The show, written by Puerto Rican New Yorker Lin-Manuel Miranda, is at Richard Rodgers Theatre in Times Square

Lygia Pape “A Multitude of Forms” is Jeitinho art [Review]

The first U.S. museum retrospective of one of the most important Brazilian artists of the 20th century is at the Met Breuer Mar 21 – Jul 23, 2017.

Film Society of Lincoln Center

America’s leading film presenter screens great American and international movies every day.

American Museum of Natural History

The world’s largest natural history museum with over 33 million specimens, some of which are displayed in 45 exhibition halls, along with a planetarium and a library.

Wild Noise / Ruido Salvaje

Cuban art from the 1970s to the present is at the Bronx Museum Feb 17 to Jul 3, 2017

Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

Examines the modern permanent collection through the eyes of key patrons who created the museum, Feb 10 – Sep 6, 2017

Titanosaur

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

It’s NYC Restaurant Week

Reservations open Jan 9 for prix fixe lunches and dinners at some of NYC’s best restaurants Jan 23 – Feb 10, 2017. If you miss out, you will have to wait until Jul/Aug.

Peruvian Independence Day

July 28-29 is a two-day celebration of the Peruvian declaration of independence from Spain in 1824.

La Virgen de Chiquinquirá is the patron saint of Colombia

She is in the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Chiquinquirá, in Boyaca, Colombia. Her feast is Jul 9.

Colombian Independence Day

On July 20 Colombians celebrate the day in 1810 when protests in Bogotá, the capital, led to the formation of an independent government and ultimately to independence from Spain in 1819.

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

This exhibition of 150 objects from Central America at the National Museum of the American Indian has been extended through December 2017

¡Cuba!

An exhibition about the diverse natural environment of Cuba at the American Museum of Natural History Nov 21, 2016 – Aug 13, 2017