Latin Things to do in NYC October 2017

Latin things to do in NYC in October include the Hispanic Day Parade, Columbus Day Parade and Hispanic Heritage Month.

Fall for Dance Festival 2017

International dance companies and artists
New York City Center
131 W 55th St, Midtown
October 2-14, 2017
Tickets on sale
Sunday, September 10

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

Celebrate our Hispanic heritage
September 15 – October 25

Hispanic Day Parade

Fifth Avenue
Sunday, October, 8, 2017

American Ballet Theatre Fall 2016 season

Latin artists Roberto Bolle, Herman Cornejo, Marcelo Gomes, Alexandre Hammoudi, & Luciana Paris perform at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center, Oct 19-30, 2016

Monday, October 2

The Metropolitan Opera presents the season premiere of Puccini’s Italian opera La Bohème at Lincoln Center at 7:30pm.

The Fall for Dance Festival opens at New York City Center in Midtown. Through October 14.

Tuesday, October 3

Submissions for the 89th Academy Awards closed on October 3, 2016.

Wednesday, October 4

Celebrate Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles), the Jewish harvest festival that commemorates forty years of wandering in the desert after the Exodus.

Celebrate the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of Italy.

World Ballet Day was October 4, 2016.

South American teams play 2018 World Cup Qualifiers.

Watch Argentina vs Peru, a 2018 World Cup qualifier.

Watch Colombia vs Paraguay, a 2018 World Cup qualifier.

Leonardo to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection opens at the Met Fifth Avenue, 10am – 5:30pm. Through January 7, 2018.

Friday, October 6

The 2016 New Yorker Festival was Fri-Sun, Oct 7-9.

Paris-based Ensemble Intercontemporain performs Répons, a contemporary classical work by revolutionary French composer Pierre Boulez, at the Park Avenue Armory, October 6-7 at 8pm.

Saturday, October 7

Puerto Rican Salsa Romantica legend Gilberto Santa Rosa plays the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 8pm.

Sunday, October 8

LAST CHANCE to see Ettore Sottsass: Design Radical, an exhibition of work by the Italian designer, at the Met Breuer at 10am.

The Hispanic Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue from 43rd to 69th Street from noon to 5pm.

Monday, October 9

Celebrate Columbus Day. Watch the 2017 Columbus Day Parade.

South American teams play 2018 World Cup Qualifiers.

Watch Ecuador vs Argentina, a 2018 World Cup qualifier.

Watch Brazil vs Chile, a 2018 World Cup qualifer.

Watch Peru vs Colombia, a 2018 World Cup qualifier.

Tuesday, October 10

Spanish and Cuban-American singers Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull play Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey at 7:30pm.

Wednesday, October 11

Celebrate the Jewish holiday Shemini Atzeret.

Thursday, October 12

Celebrate the Jewish holiday Simchat Torah.

Celebrate La Fiesta Nacional de Espana, Spain’s national day, the day in 1492 when Columbus rediscovered the Americas for the Europeans.

Guatemalan pop singer Ricardo Arjona brings his Circo Soledad Tour to Madison Square Garden at 8pm.

Sunday, October 15

Celebrate Argentine Mother’s Day.

Celebrate the end of Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15.

LAST CHANCE to see Cristóbal de Villalpando Mexican Painter of the Baroque at the Met Fifth Avenue, 10am – 5:30pm.

The Bessies, (2015-16 NY Dance and Performance Awards) were awarded at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, Tue, Oct 18, 2016.

Sunday, October 21

Celebrate the birthdays of Jazz and Latin Jazz legend Dizzy Gillespie in 1917, and Cuban Salsa legend Celia Cruz, the Queen of Latin Music, in 1925.

Monday, October 22

NYCFC plays its last game of the regular season against the Columbus Crew at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 4pm.

Wednesday, October 25

Celebrate the birthday of legendary Spanish artist Pablo Picasso in Málaga, Spain in 1881.

Thursday, October 26

The IFPDA Print Fair 2017 is at Javits Center in Hell’s Kitchen through October 29.

The Exterminating Angel, an English opera inspired by the classic Mexican film by Spanish director Luis Buñuel, opens at the Metropolitan Opera in Lincoln Center at 8pm. Occasional dates through November 21.

Saturday, October 28

Celebrate the birthday of Argentine Tango bandoneonist, composer, and orchestra leader Miguel Calo in Buenos Aires in 1907.

Monday, October 30

Italian Classical pianist Ludovico Einaudi plays the Beacon Theatre in the Upper West Side at 8pm.

Tuesday, October 31

Walk in the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade.

Latin things to do in NYC November 2017

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

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

Argentina Soccer welcomes coach Jorge Sampaoli with a win over #1 Brazil

Next game, Singapore vs Argentina friendly
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

New York Yankees Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium

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

Gilberto Santa Rosa is the Grand Marshal of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade

Grand Marshal
National Puerto Rican Day Parade
Fifth Avenue
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Colombia Soccer ~ Cameroon vs Colombia

Coliseum Alfonso Pérez (Getafe)
Tuesday, June 13, 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

Brazil Soccer ~ Australia vs Brazil

International friendly
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

New York Red Bulls

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

Celebrate Mother’s Day. We love you Mom!

Most countries celebrate on the second Sunday in May (May 14, 2017). Some celebrate on other days in March, May, August, October, or December.

New York City Ballet Fall 2017 season opens with “Swan Lake”

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
September 19 – October 15, 2017
Peter Martins Swan Lake
September 19 – October 1, 2017

World Cup 2018 Qualifiers continue, Brazil is through

The 2017 World Cup Russia is Jun 14 – Jul 15, 2018. South American qualifying continues Wed, Aug 30, 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

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

Latin things to do in NYC November 2017


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