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What's On This Weekend In NYC | July 15-17, 2016

What's On This Weekend In NYC | July 15-17, 2016

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Updated: 7 October 2016
This weekend in New York City proves to be a cultural one, as music, food, film, and the performing arts take center stage together. End your work week with some hip-hop culture at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, take in a show at the Fresh Fruit Festival, and indulge in the best of Jamaican and Spanish fare at two foodie festivals. We profile what’s on this weekend in NYC.

FRIDAY


 MUSIC   |   Celebrate Hip-Hop Culture At The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival

Brooklyn Bodega presents the 12th annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, which promises three days of incredible hip-hop culture and music.

EPMD | © Simon Abrams/Flickr

EPMD | © Simon Abrams/Flickr

CULTURE   |   Celebrate The LGBTQ Arts At The Fresh Fruit Festival

All Out Arts presents the Fresh Fruit Festival to honor and celebrate the LGBTQ presence in the NYC arts scene.

Gay pride 013 - Marche des fiertés Toulouse 2011.jpg | © Guillaume Paumier/Flickr

Gay pride 013 – Marche des fiertés Toulouse 2011.jpg | © Guillaume Paumier/Flickr


SATURDAY


FOOD   |   Eat Your Heart Out At Cook Out NYC

Food Karma presents Cook Out NYC: Running with the Beef, which promises a day of incredible Spanish-themed food and festivities.

Courtesy of Cook Out NYC

Courtesy of Cook Out NYC

MUSIC   |   Make A Splash At City Of Water Day

Head to the waterfront for the ninth annual City of Water Day – a free family festival presented by the Waterfront Alliance on Governors Island.

Manhattan from Liberty State Park, NJ, golden hour | © John Cunniff/Flickr

Manhattan from Liberty State Park, NJ, golden hour | © John Cunniff/Flickr


SUNDAY


FOOD   |   Enjoy Hot Food And Cool Vibes At The Jamaican Jerk Festival

Get spicy, excite your pallet, and explore traditional Jamaican delicacies at the sixth annual Jamaican Jerk Festival.

jerk chicken sandwich | © stu_spivack/Flickr

jerk chicken sandwich | © stu_spivack/Flickr

FILM   |   Sit Back, Relax, And Enjoy The Long Island International Film Expo

This month, the Long Island International Film Expo will feature a selection of short film screenings, competitions, and prizes.

abgewickelt, entwickelt? | © Stefan/Flickr

abgewickelt, entwickelt? | © Stefan/Flickr