Latin things to do in NYC in July 2017

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

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2017

2016 reservations opened July 11
July 24 – August 18, 2017

SummerStage 2017 free concerts in NYC parks

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican, Portuguese, Puerto Rican, and Venezuelan artists
June 21 – August 25, 2017
Fête de la Musique, June 21
Fado to Contemporary, June 24

Do the Central Park Tango

Shakespeare Statue
June through September
Saturdays

Dance Midsummer Night Swing 2017

Swing, Salsa, Boogaloo and Tango dancing to live orchestras outdoors at
Damrosch Park
Lincoln Center
Tuesday-Saturday
June 27 – July 15
Don Perignon y La Puertorriqueña Salsa
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Dominican Film Festival in New York 2017

Uptown Manhattan, Tue-Sun, Jul 25-30, 2017

Saturday, 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 brings Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks and the Avalon Jazz Band to Central Park SummerStage from 5-10pm. Free

Sunday, July 2

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

Monday, July 3

New York Yankees play the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium at 7:05pm (Mastercard Half-Price Games)

Tuesday, July 4

Celebrate United States Independence Day from Great Britain in 1776.

New York Yankees play the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium at 1:05pm

Wednesday, July 5

Celebrate Venezuelan Independence Day from Spain in 1811.

Celebrate the birthday of the bikini in Paris in 1946.

New York Yankees play the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium at 1:05pm

Dance Salsa to the Cuban Timba legend, the Issac Delgado Orchestra and DJ Broadway at Midsummer Night Swing at Damrosch Park in Lincoln Center 6-10pm.

French-Canadian nouveau circus Cirque du Soleil opens its latest arena show OVO at Barclays Center in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn at 7:30pm.

Thursday, July 6

Grammy-winning rockers Los Lobos play their unique blend of rock-blues-Mexican folk at Wagner Park in Battery Park City at 7pm. Free

French-Canadian Cirque du Soleil OVO is at Barclays Center in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn at 7:30pm.

Friday, July 7

Dance Boogaloo (Latin Soul – I Like it Like That) to Joe Bataan “The King of Latin Soul,” and DJ Turmix at Midsummer Night Swing at Damrosch Park in Lincoln Center 6-10pm.

New York Yankees play the Milwaukee Brewers at Yankee Stadium, Friday, July 7 at 7:05pm. (Yankees Beach Towel Night)

French-Canadian Cirque du Soleil OVO is at Barclays Center in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn at 7:30pm.

Saturday, July 8

New York Yankees play the Milwaukee Brewers at Yankee Stadium, Saturday, July 8 at 1:05pm. (Yankees Travel Tumbler Day)

French-Canadian Cirque du Soleil OVO is at Barclays Center in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn at 4pm and 7:30pm.

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.

The Pedro Giraudo Quartet plays Tango Jazz at The Django in Tribeca at 7:30pm

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

Sunday, July 9

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

Celebrate Argentine Independence Day from Spain in 1816.

New York Yankees play the Milwaukee Brewers at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, July 9 at 1:05pm. (Whitey Ford Bobblehead Day)

French-Canadian Cirque du Soleil OVO is at Barclays Center in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn at 1:30pm and 5pm.

Monday, July 10

Celebrate the birthday of Colombian-American actress Sofía Vergara in Barranquilla, Colombia in 1972.

Tuesday, 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.

The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park continues with A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Through August 18.

Dance Salsa to Bronx-born FANIA All Star Eddie Montalvo and DJ Brian at Midsummer Night Swing at Damrosch Park in Lincoln Center 6-10pm.

Wednesday, 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

Chilean rocker Mon Laferte, Nuyorican Hip-Hop artist Destiny Frasqueri, and Puerto Rican electronic band ÌFÉ play Central Park SummerStage from 5-10pm. Free

Thursday, 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

Dance Argentine Tango to The Aces of Rhythm: Hardcore Tango and DJ Mark Sakowski at Midsummer Night Swing at Damrosch Park in Lincoln Center, 6-10pm.

Latin Freestylers Judy Torres and Cynthia play Queensbridge Park SummerStage in Queens, from 6-9pm. Free

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

Friday, 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.

Saturday, July 15

Argentine reggae-rockers Los Pericos, LA’s Chicano Batman, and Venezuelans La Vida Bohéme play Central Park SummerStage for the LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) from 2-7pm. Free

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company performs Mexican family dances at Esplanade Plaza in Battery Park City at 6:30-8pm. Free

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.

Sunday, 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

Monday, July 17

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

Tuesday, July 18

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

Wednesday, July 19

NYCFC plays Toronto FC (Major League Soccer) at Yankee Stadium at 7:30pm.

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

Thursday, 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.

Nuyorican Freestyler Lisette Melendez plays Corporal Thompson Park SummerStage in Staten Island, Thursday, July 20 from 6-9pm. Free

Friday, July 21

Ettore Sottsass: Design Radical, an exhibition of work by the Italian designer, opens at the Met Breuer at 10am. Through October 8.

Boogaloo legend Joe Bataan plays Corporal Thompson Park SummerStage in Staten Island, from 6-9pm. Free

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

Saturday, July 22

Celebrate the birthday of Mexican-American pop star Selena Gomez in Grand Prairie, Texas in 1992.

NYCFC plays Chicago Fire (Major League Soccer) at Yankee Stadium at 2pm.

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.

Sunday, July 23

LAST CHANCE to see Lygia Pape A Multitude of Forms, the retrospective of the Brazilian artist’s work, at The Met Breuer in the Upper East Side, 10am – 5:30pm.

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

Watch Real Madrid vs Manchester United (International Champions Cup exhibition) with Peña Madridista NYC at Playwright Irish Pub in Hell’s Kitchen at 5pm.

Monday, 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.

Celebrate the birthday of Puerto Rican-American singer and actress Jennifer Lopez in Castle Hill, The Bronx in 1969.

Tuesday, July 25

Cristóbal de Villalpando Mexican Painter of the Baroque opens at the Met Fifth Avenue at 10am. Through October 15.

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2017 is July 24 – August 18.

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

New York Yankees play the Cincinnati Reds at Yankee Stadium at 7:05pm.

Wednesday July 26

New York Yankees play the Cincinnati Reds at Yankee Stadium at 1:05pm.

The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit: Star-Crossed (Los Desdichados) plays Latin music and reads from Chilean Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda’s Spanish translation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, at St. Mary’s Park SummerStage in The Bronx, from 7-9pm. Free

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.

Watch Real Madrid vs Manchester City (International Champions Cup exhibition) in Los Angeles at 11pm.

Thursday, July 27

Bronx-based dancers Nelida Tirado, Bombazo Dance Company, Richard Rivera/PHYSUAL, and Mando/3VXM kick it up with Modern, Folk, Flamenco, and House dance at St. Mary’s Park SummerStage in the Bronx, from 7-9pm. Free

New York Yankees play the Tampa Bay Blue Rays at Yankee Stadium at 7:05pm. (Yankees Replica Batting Practice Pullover Night)

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

Friday, 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

Puerto Rican Salsa legend La India plays St. Mary’s Park SummerStage in the Bronx, from 6-9pm. Free

New York Yankees play the Tampa Bay Blue Rays at Yankee Stadium at 7:05pm. (Collectible Cup Night)

Saturday, July 29

New York Yankees play the Tampa Bay Blue Rays at Yankee Stadium, Saturday, July 29 at 1:05pm. (Military Appreciation Day, Yankees Camo Cap Day)

Puerto Rican-American Salsa singer Frankie Negrón plays St. Mary’s Park SummerStage in the Bronx, from 4-9pm. Free

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

Sunday, July 30

New York Yankees play the Tampa Bay Blue Rays at Yankee Stadium at 1:05pm.

Roma vs Juventus is an International Champions Cup exhibition at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts at 4pm.

Nuyorican freestyle legend Lisa Lisa and Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist Marlon B play St. Mary’s Park SummerStage in The Bronx, Sunday, July 30 from 5-7pm. Free

Monday, July 31

Celebrate the start of Tish’a B’Av, the Jewish fast which commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples.

New York Yankees play the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium at 7:05pm. (Yankees Baseball Card Pack Night)

August 2017 Calendar of Latin things to do in NYC

uptown: nasty women/bad hombres

Artists who live or work in El Barrio, Harlem, Washington Heights, or Inwood
El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Ave, East Harlem
June 13 – November 5, 2017

“Hamilton” is the most influential Broadway show of our generation

Lin-Manuel Miranda
New York Puerto Rican writer
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 W 46th St, Times Square
Tuesday-Sunday, June 2017

“On Your Feet!” is leaving Broadway August 20 (Review)

Emilio and Gloria Estefan story
Marquis Theatre
210 W 46th St, Times Square
Tuesday-Sunday, June 2017

A Bronx Tale is an Italian musical with a Colombian choreographer

Longacre Theatre
220 West 48th St
Times Square Broadway
Tuesday-Sunday, June 2017

NKAME a retrospective of Cuban printmaker Belkis Ayón is pure Cuban soul

El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue
East Harlem (El Barrio)
June 13 – November 5, 2017

Repertorio Español is Spanish-language Off-Broadway Theatre

138 East 27th St, Kips Bay
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
La Zapatera Prodigiosa (Spanish comedy)
Saturday-Sunday, June 17-18
Sin Wifi También Se Vive (Colombian stand-up)

New York Yankees Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium

Major League Baseball
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx
Friday-Sunday
June 9-11, 2017

Pedro Giraudo is NYC’s busiest Tango Jazz leader

Argentine
Terraza 7
40-19 Gleane St, Jackson Heights/Elmhurst, Queens
Thursday, June 8

Juan Garaizabal: Build a Story. Urban Memory of the Lost Tuileries.

Spanish sculptor
De Buck Gallery
545 W 23rd St, Chelsea
June 8 – July 15, 2017

New York Mets play the Cubs, then Nationals at Citi Field

Major League Baseball
Citi Field, Queens
Chicago Cubs
M-W, June 12-14 2017
Washington Nationals
Th-Su, June 15-18, 2017

New York Red Bulls

Major League Soccer
U.S. Open Cup
NYCFC
Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Maria Maggiori #inbetween

Argentine artist, Tigre
Praxis International Art
541 W 25th St, Chelsea
June 6 – July 8, 2017

Real Madrid is 2016-17’s best with UEFA Champions League and La Liga wins

Real Madrid vs Manchester United
Peña Madridista NYC
Playwright Irish Pub
27 West 35th St, Chelsea
Sunday, July 23, 2017

Francisco Ugarte “Three Lines, One Square”

Mexican artist, Guadalajara
Christin Tierney Gallery
540 West 28th St, Chelsea
June 1 – July 7, 2017

Do the VolvoTango and watch the sun set on a Hudson River pier

Outdoor milonga
Pier 45
End of Christopher St
West Village
Spring, Summer, & Fall
Wednesdays and Sundays

FC Barcelona wins 2017 Copa del Rey

Penya FC Barcelona supporters club
MetLife Stadium
Rutherford, New Jersey
Saturday, July 22, 2017

The Public Theater is an incubator of great theatre

An Off-Broadway theater that produces Shakespeare, classics, musicals, contemporary, and experimental theater.

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks are Hot Jazz

NYC’s Dixieland
Iguana New York
240 W 54th St, Midtown
Mondays & Tuesdays
June 2017

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company brings Mexican folklore to NYC

Mexican family dances at Esplanade Plaza in Battery Park City, Saturday, July 15

All-woman Mariachi Flor de Toloache are NYC’s Mariachi Kings

Traditional and Nuevo
Central Park SummerStage
Saturday, July 8, 2017

Carol Rama: Antibodies

Italian artist
New Museum
235 Bowery, Lower East Side
April 26 – September 10, 2017

Lygia Pape A Multitude of Forms (Review)

Brazilian artist
Met Breuer
945 Madison Avenue
Upper East Side
March 21 – July 23, 2017

Wild Noise / Ruido Salvaje

Cuban art
Bronx Museum
1040 Grand Concourse
February 17 – July 3, 2017

Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

Spanish, French, Romanian
Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave, Upper East Side
February 10 – September 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

Peruvian Independence Day

Celebrate the Peruvian declaration of independence from Spain
July 28, 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

Celebrate the formation of an independent government that led to independence from Spain in 1819.
July 20, 1810

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

Central American artifacts
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
Financial District
Through December 2017

¡Cuba!

American Museum of Natural History
Upper West Side
Through August 13, 2017

August 2017 Calendar of Latin things to do in NYC


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