Latin Culture in Queens

About half of Queens was foreign-born in 2011. It is one of the most diverse places on the planet. Ecuadorians and Mexicans are the biggest Latin cultures in Queens. Jackson Heights has long been a center of many Latin communities.

Concerts in the Parks by the New York Philharmonic

Free outdoor concerts
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx
Tuesday, June 13
Central Park
Wednesday, June 14
Cunningham Park, Queens
Thursday, June 15
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Friday, June 16
Staten Island
Sunday, June 18

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

Rio Market has the cure for Saudade

This Brazilian supermarket in the “Little Brazil” section of Queens has become a center for NYC’s Brazilian community

Terraza 7 is the heart of NY’s Latin American Jazz scene

World Jazz club and community center in the heart of Latin Queens


An experimental contemporary art exhibition space in Queens that is affiliated with MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art

La Boom is a popular Latin night club in Queens

56-15 Northern Blvd
Woodside, Queens
Fridays touring artists
Saturdays tropical dance party
Sundays Mexican night

Museum of the Moving Image

A museum of film, television, and digital media that presents exhibitions and movie screenings


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