June 2020 New York Latin Culture Calendar

June 2020 is Pride Month and Caribbean Heritage Month. The summer solstice is in June.

Anniversary Day is a New York City school holiday. Father’s Day is in June. The Stonewall Riots happened in June.

The Israel Parade, Portugal Day Parade, National Puerto Rican Day Parade, Coney Island Mermaid Parade, and NYC Pride Parade are in June.

The Portugal Day Festival, New York City Dance Week, Museum Mile Festival, 116th Street Festival, and PrideFest street fair are in June.

The Blue Note Jazz Festival, Governors Ball Music Festival, and New York Salsa Festival and Midsummer Night Swing are in June.

The Tony Awards and CFDA Fashion Awards are in June.

Italy and Portugal have national days in June.

May 2020 Calendar


June 2020 week 23 ~ June 1-7


Monday, June 1

It’s the start of hurricane season in the Atlantic and Caribbean.

The Blue Note Jazz Festival is at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village and other venues through June 30.

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play old time New Orleans jazz at Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, June 2

Celebrate Italy’s national day La Festa della Repubblica.

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play old time New Orleans jazz at Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, June 3

Celebrate Yoruba New Year!

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation


Thursday, June 4

Anniversary Day is a New York City School holiday.


Friday, June 5

The Governors Ball Music Festival is on Randall’s Island through Sunday.


Saturday, June 6

[ANTICIPATED] The Portugal Day Festival is in Newark, New Jersey through Sunday.

OPENING NIGHT
Do the Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue on the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6 – 9:15 pm. $10 suggested donation

BOLIVIA
The Fiesta del Gran Poder is in La Paz through Sunday.


Sunday, June 7

[ANTICIPATED] The Portugal Day Festival is in Newark, New Jersey.

The 56th Celebrate Israel Parade marches up Fifth Avenue from 57th to 74th Streets from 11am – 4pm. FREE

[ANTICIPATED] The Portugal Day Parade is in Newark, New Jersey at 3pm.

[Anticipated] The National Puerto Rican Day Parade Mass (in Spanish) is at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown East, Manhattan at 4 pm. FREE

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation

The 74th Tony Awards are broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall at 8pm.

Merengue star Juan Luis Guerra was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on June 7, 1957.


June 2020 week 24 ~ June 8-14

It’s New York City Puerto Rico Week.


Monday, June 8

[ANTICIPATED] US Open (tennis) tickets go on sale.

The CFDA Fashion Awards are today.

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play old time New Orleans jazz at Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, June 9

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play old time New Orleans jazz at Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, June 10

Celebrate Portugal Day, the national day of Portugal which commemorates the death of Luís de Camões, the Portuguese Shakespeare.

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation

[ANTICIPATED] The 2020 NYC Wine & Food Festival lineup is to be announced.


Thursday, June 11

Celebrate Corpus Christi.

It’s New York City Dance Week through June 20.


Friday, June 12

The Museum Mile Festival is on Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 105th Streets from 6 – 9 pm, rain or shine.


Saturday, June 13

Celebrate the Feast of Saint Anthony of Padua, patron saint of lost things.

Honor Eleguá, the Yoruba god of the crossroads. He wears red and black.

[Anticipated] The 35th 116th Street Festival is in Harlem from 11am to 5pm. FREE

Do the Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue on the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6 – 9:15 pm. $10 suggested donation

[Anticipated] The 36th New York Salsa Festival is at Barclays Center in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10pm – 4am. $18


Sunday, June 14

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue.

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation


June 2020 week 25 ~ June 15-21


Monday, June 15

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play old time New Orleans jazz at Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, June 16

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play old time New Orleans jazz at Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, June 17

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation

Francisco Oller, the Puerto Rican impressionist painter was born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico on June 17, 1833


Thursday, June 18


Friday, June 19

It’s Juneteenth, the end of slavery in Texas and the United States on June 19, 1865.

Chico Buarque de Hollanda, the legendary singer-songwriter, was born in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 19, 1944.


Saturday, June 20

The new moon is at 2:41am this morning.

[ANTICIPATED] Paul Winter’s Summer Solstice Celebration is at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Morningside Heights, NYC at 4am.

It’s the Summer Solstice, the shortest night of the year.

The Coney Island Mermaid Parade is in Coney Island at 1pm. FREE

Do the Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue on the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6 – 9:15 pm. $10 suggested donation


Sunday, June 21

The new moon is over New York City at 2:42am.

Happy Father’s Day!

CARNEGIE HALL CITYWIDE
NYC’s all-woman Flor de Toloache plays Mexican mariachi in the Dumbo Archway at 5pm. FREE

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation


June 2020 week 26 ~ June 22-28


It’s Pride Week!

Monday, June 22

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play old time New Orleans jazz at Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20

ECUADOR
The Inti Raymi festival is in the Andes today.


Tuesday, June 23

[Anticipated] The Midsummer Night Swing festival is at Damrosch Park in Lincoln Center through July 11.

It’s Saint John’s Eve or Festa Junina (Brazil), the Latin midsummer celebration.

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play old time New Orleans jazz at Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, June 24

Celebrate the Feast of Saint John the Baptist.

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation


Thursday, June 25


Friday, June 26

It’s the last day of public school in New York City.

Celebrate the Feast of Josemaría Escrivá, the Spanish founder of Opus Dei (Catholic organization) who died in Rome on June 26, 1975.

Gilberto Gil, the legendary singer-songwriter, was born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil on June 26, 1942.


Saturday, June 27

Celebrate the feast of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, the patron saint of Haiti.

Do the Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue on the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6 – 9:15 pm. $10 suggested donation

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10pm – 4am. $18


Sunday, June 28

The Stonewall Riots, which launched the LGBT rights movement, began at the Stonewall Inn in the West Village on June 28, 1969.

The NYC Pride Parade marches from 26th St and Fifth Avenue, to Eighth St, down Christopher St and up Seventh Avenue to 23rd St at 12pm. FREE

PrideFest is NYC Pride’s Street Fair.

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation

It’s National Ceviche Day.


June 2020 week 27 ~ June 29 – July 5


Monday, June 29

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play old time New Orleans jazz at Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, June 30

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play old time New Orleans jazz at Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


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