Things to do in nyc this week June 5-11 2023 include National Puerto Rican Day Parade, New York Salsa Festival, 116th St Festival, SummerStage, BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn, Tribeca Film Festival, Governors Ball Music Festival, and more.
Latin Things To Do in NYC This Week
It’s New York Puerto Rico Week!
- NYC Dance Week
- SALSA: Latin Mondays at Taj, Salsa Sundays at Orchard Beach 🇵🇷
- TANGO: Central Park Tango, El Destino, Tango La Nacional 🇦🇷 🇺🇾
- 116th Street Festival 🇵🇷
- New York Puerto Rico Week 🇵🇷
- Portugal Day Festival Newark 🇵🇹
- World Ocean Day
- 22nd Tribeca Film Festival 2023 🇧🇷 🇨🇦 🇨🇴 🇨🇺 🇩🇴 🇯🇲 🇵🇦 🇵🇷
- Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Cuban jazz 🇨🇺
- BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn Festival
- Governors Ball Music Festival
- New York Salsa Festival 🇵🇷 🇩🇴 🇨🇴 🇻🇪
- Yasser Tejeda Dominican Haitian latin alternative 🇩🇴 🇭🇹 ❤️
- National Puerto Rican Day Parade 🇵🇷
- Portugal Day Parade Newark
- UEFA Champions League Final 🇮🇹
- Drama Desk Awards
- Juan Luis Guerra 🇩🇴
- Luis de Camoes 🇵🇹
Monday, June 5, 2023
Talia Castro-Pozo’s Latin Mondays at Taj, is one of NYC’s most popular Latin dance parties with salsa, cha-cha-cha, and more; at Taj in the Flatiron District, Mondays at 7pm (5pm doors). From $15. 🇨🇺 🇩🇴 🇵🇷, 🇵🇦, 🇨🇴 🇵🇪 🇻🇪
Tuesday, June 6, 2023
The 67th Drama Desk Awards 2023 for artistic excellence on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway are at Sardi’s Restaurant in Midtown, Manhattan on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. @dramadeskawards
Chilean American author Isabel Allende discusses her new novel, “The Wind Knows My Name” (El viento conoce mi nombre) with MSNBC anchor and “Latina to Latina” podcast host, Alicia Menendez; in the Kaufmann Concert Hall and online; from the 92nd Street Y, New York in the Upper East Side; on Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at 7:30pm. From $35. 92ny.org 🇨🇱 🇨🇺
It’s Salsa Tuesdays with live bands for dancing at Mamajuana Cafe Bronx, a Dominican restaurant in Pelham Bay, The Bronx from 8-11pm. No cover. 🇩🇴
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
June 7-14 is New York Puerto Rico Week. 🇵🇷
Happy birthday Juan Luis Guerra. The multiple Grammy, Latin Grammy and Billboard Music award-winner, who helped popularize merengue and bachata around the world, was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on June 7, 1957. 🇩🇴
The 22nd Tribeca Film Festival 2023 is screening several Latin films that give unique perspectives on Latin culture and other international points of view, in Tribeca and around town; June 7-18, 2023. 🇧🇷 🇨🇦 🇨🇴 🇨🇺 🇩🇴 🇯🇲 🇵🇦 🇵🇷
The BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn Festival opens with Taj Mahal, Corinne Bailey Rae, and the Harlem Gospel Travelers at the Lena Horne Bandshell in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. FREE
It’s Amateur Night at The Apollo, at the Apollo Theater in Harlem on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 7:30pm. From $29. “Be Good or Be Gone!” 🇺🇸
Dance Argentine tango with younger dancers at the Tango Café milonga; at You Should Be Dancing in Hell’s Kitchen; on Wednesdays from 8-12pm. From $18. 🇦🇷 🇺🇾
Thursday, June 8, 2023
Celebrate World Ocean Day!
New York City Dance Week is June 8-17, 2023.
Dominican alternative singer-songwriter Yasser Tejeda plays a special Uptown Nights show for Harlem Stage, the World Music Institute and Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI). New York Haitian DJ Sabine Blaizin (Oyasound) keeps the room moving with a little Afro-Everything before and after the show at Harlem Stage in Morningside Heights, West Harlem; on Thursday, June 8, 2023 at 8pm. From $20. harlemstage.org 🇩🇴 🇭🇹
Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional; at La Nacional in Chelsea, NYC; Thursdays from 8pm – 2am. Performances around 11pm. $25. 🇦🇷
Friday, June 9, 2023
The Governors Ball Music Festival is on Randall’s Island, from June 9-11, 2023.
Saturday, June 10, 2023
Celebrate Portugal Day on June 10, 2023.
The 38th 116th St Festival 2023 is on Third Avenue at 112th St in “El Barrio” East Harlem on Saturday, June 10, 2023 from 10am – 5pm. FREE! 🇵🇷
The UEFA Champions League Final 2023, Manchester City vs Inter Milan, is at 3pm ET.
SummerStage 2023 opens with a night of the blues, featuring St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Say She She, and Mwenso & The Shakes with DJ Alisa Ali; at Rumsey Playfield, Central Park from 6-1opm. (5pm doors, lineup 2+ hours ahead). FREE! 🇺🇸
Dance Argentine tango at Central Park Tango, at the Shakespeare Statue at the south end of The Mall (Dairy Visitor’s Center on rainy days) every June-September Saturday from 6-9pm. Closest entrance is East 67th St. 🇦🇷 🇺🇾
The 17th New York Salsa Festival features the biggest stars in salsa including: Willie Colón, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Victor Manuelle, Grupo Niche, Oscar de Leon, Jerry Rivera, Tony Vega, Edgar Joel, with special guests New York merengueros Oro Sólido, backed by a great salsa band directed by Bobby Allende and Marc Quiñones; at Barclays Center in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn; on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 8pm. From $84. 🇵🇷 🇨🇴 🇻🇪 🇩🇴
The 66th National Puerto Rican Day Parade Gala is at Gotham Hall in Manhattan’s Garment District on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 6:30pm. nprdpinc.org 🇵🇷
Sunday, June 11, 2023
New York’s 66th National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2023 celebrates música, cultura y alegría (music, culture and joy on Fifth Avenue; on Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 11am. It’s broadcast on ABC-7 in New York and streaming worldwide on abc7ny.com from 12 noon. FREE! 🇵🇷
Dance Argentine tango with some of New York’s best dancers at the El Destino milonga; at Solas bar in the East Village; on Sundays from 6-11pm. $20 + 1 drink. 🇦🇷 🇺🇾
Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra play Latin jazz at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen; on Sundays at 8:30pm & 10:30pm. From $36+ $20 minimum. 🇨🇺