Harlem Week Festival Celebration Summer Harlem New York

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What Is Harlem Week?

HARLEM WEEK promotes and celebrates the past, present, and future of Harlem! HARLEM WEEK is a series of Harlem events throughout the summer, that bring together all age groups and cultures to celebrate the unique and diverse essence of Harlem. This Harlem Festival & Celebration offers over 100 events throughout the months of July and August, attracting over 3 million attendees from all around the world to Harlem New York. Featuring: Outdoor and indoor music concerts, The Upper Manhattan Auto Show, Film festivals, Health Fair & 5K, Sporting events, Adult and children’s fashion shows, Youth programs and activities, Career fairs, HBCU Fair & Expo.

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What Are The Dates For Harlem Week?

Dates: Sunday, July 29th – Saturday, August 25th

OVERVIEW HARLEM WEEK SCHEDULE & DATES

July 29, 2018 – Sunday

  • A Great Day in Harlem 2018 – 1:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Artz, Rootz & Rhythm International Cultural Showcase – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Regional Gospel Caravan – 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
  • Fashion Fusion Showcase – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Concert Under the Stars – 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

July 31, 2018 – Tuesday

  • Youth Education & Career Conference 2.0 & Hackathon – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

August 9, 2018 – Thursday

  • NYC Economic Development Day – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Business & Health Summits – 9:30 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Indoor Business & Professional Services Expo – 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Basil A. Paterson Business Awards Luncheon – 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
  • Tech Meetup – 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

August 14, 2018 – Tuesday

  • Indoor Expo, Elders Jubilee Luncheon & Fashion Show – 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Demystifying Technology Workshop – 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
  • Outdoor Farmer’s Market – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

August 18, 2018 – Saturday

  • Summer in The City – 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Senior Citizens Synchronized Swimming – 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • NYC Children’s Festival – 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Harlem Week Higher Education Fair – 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Upmarket Pavilion – 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Fashion Flava Show – 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Uptown Saturday Concert – 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Outdoor Film Festival – 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

August 19, 2018 – Sunday

  • Harlem Day STAGES – 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Upper Manhattan Auto Show – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • International Vendors Village – 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Our Health Village – 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Back to School Fashion Show – 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Children Tennis Clinic – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

August 21, 2018 – Tuesday

  • Harlem Restaurant Week – 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM

August 25, 2018 – Saturday

  • Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run & Health Walk – 6:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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A Great Day In Harlem // Sunday July 29

“A Great Day in Harlem 2018”
With an expected attendance of 40,000+ “A Great Day in Harlem” is a day-long family-oriented event. Participants can enjoy an Outdoor Festival, Picnic, Fashion Show and Concerts, saluting Gospel, Dance, Theater, Latin, Rhythm & Blues and Jazz. There will also be arts & crafts, food from around the world, vendors, exhibitions, corporate exhibits, career recruitment and much more! Check out all of the “Great Day in Harlem” events below:

Artz, Rootz & Rhythm International Cultural Showcase – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

This portion of the day begins the stage entertainment featuring Local and regional dance companies and cultural organizations along with international artists including. Some of the artists include IMPACT Repertory Theater, Uptown Dance Academy among others.
Location: U.S. Grant National Memorial Park – W. 122nd Street and Riverside Drive
Admission: Free

International Gospel Showcase – 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Local, National and International Gospel Choirs and performers take the stage “to make a joyful noise”.
Location: U.S. Grant National Memorial Park – W. 122nd Street and Riverside Drive
Admission: Free

Fashion Fusion Showcase – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

The first of HARLEM WEEK’s Fashion shows highlighting the best in fashion from up & coming Urban Designers locally, nationally & internationally.
Location: U.S. Grant National Memorial Park – W. 122nd Street and Riverside Drive
Admission: Free

Concert Under The Stars – 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

A Great Day In Harlem Closes with The Concert Under The Stars featuring Musical Tributes to iconic music legends and performances from award-winning, nationally recognized artists along with Music Director Ray Chew & The Harlem Music Festival All-Star Band.
Location: U.S. Grant National Memorial Park – W. 122nd Street and Riverside Drive
Admission: Free


 

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