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Every Festival You Need To Be Going To This Summer in Brooklyn

There’s more to life than Coachella guys!

Everyone anticipates the summer season for many reasons – trips to the beach, rooftop parties, theme park fun and most importantly, all of the festivals!

Over the years, Brooklyn has adapted to the festival lifestyle, bringing people together to enjoy live music, a variety of food, and yes, booze. Gather your coolest sunglasses, ripped denim, and pastel t-shirts and get ready for summer in the borough as we’ve created a list of the coolest festivals happening around Brooklyn.

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BROOKLYN will you be at there? AFROPUNK 2017 is back on Aug 26/27?

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Date: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 and Sun, Aug 27, 2017
Time:  12:00 PM –11:00 PM
Cost: $40 – $250
Performers: Gary Clark Jr., Michael Kiwanuka, Kaytranda, Sza, Soul II Soul, Sampha, Dizzee Rascal, Thunder Cat, Macy Gray, Son Little, Nao, Willow Smith, Protojoe, Sinkane, King, Serpentwithfeet,Sango, J Rocc & Karriem Riggins, The Cool Kids, Princess Nokia, Little Simz, Kevin Abstract, Shabaka & the Ancestors, Sam Dew, Leikel 147, Blitz the Ambassador, Quin, The Skins, Jr Astronomers,  Louder Than Quiet, Pure Disgust, Jojo Abot and more.

Bad Film Fest 2017

Date: Fri, May 19th, 2017 – Sun, May 21st, 2017
Time: Friday, May 19 @ 7pm, Friday, May 19 @ 9pm, Saturday, May 20 @ 5pm, Saturday, May 20 @ 7pm, Saturday, May 20 @ 9pm, Sunday, May 21 @ 5pm, Sunday, May 21 @ 7pm, Sunday, May 21 @ 9pm
Cost: $8 – $30

Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival

Date: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 – Sat, Jul 15, 2017
Time: may vary
Cost: $10 – $180
Performers: DMX, The Lox, Bas, Cozz, Omen, Stretch & Bobbito, Mister Cee, Oshun, Rakim

Celebrate Brooklyn! 2017

Date: Wed, June 7th, 2017 – Fri, June 30th
Time: may vary
Cost: FREE – $40
Performers: Lake Street Drive, Alice Smith, Bilal, Kris Bowers, The Shins, Lisa Loebs with The Knights, Yeasayer, Polica, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Pharoah Sanders, The Soul Rebels, Talib, Kweli, Pharoah Monch, Kirk Knight, Goapele, Natasha Diggs, Lila Downs, Orkesta Mendoza, Garth Fagan Dance, and more.

We see you spring 🙌🏿#CurlyGirlcollective #CURLFEST #Blackgirlmagic #tb #countdown #CURLFEST2017

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Curly Girl Collective

Date: Sat, July 15, 2017
Time: TBD
Cost: TBD

12 Stunning Street Style Looks From BAM's 39th Annual DanceAfrica Bazaar

BAM DanceAfrica Street Style Memorial Day Weekend ’16. | Photo by Ayanna P./OurBKSocial

DanceAfrica 2017

Date: Fri, May 26-Mon, May 29, 2017
Time: may vary
Cost: $25+ (indoor show), FREE (outdoor festival)

Five Boro Craft Beer Fest 2017

Date: Fri, May 12, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM-10:30 PM
Cost: $70-$95

Every Festival You Need To Be Going To This Summer in Brooklyn

Fitness and wellness demos/classes. | Photo via Go Green! Festival

GO GREEN! Brooklyn Festival 2017

Date: Sat, June 3, 2017
Time: 12PM-5PM
Cost: $100- $1,200

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HennyPalooza 2017

Date: Sat, May 27th, 2017
Time: 4pm-10pm
Cost: $50+
Performers: Austin Millz, MekDot,The Left Coast, Yo Showtime, + Friends,  LowKey & Chris Stylezz

Northside 2017

Date: Wed, June 7th, 2017-Sun, June 11th, 2017
Time: may vary
Cost: $75-$550

The Great Brooklyn Grill Out

Date: Sat, May 27, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Cost: $65
*Celebrity Chefs like George Motz and Michael Yapi

Vulture Festival – Dean Screening

Date: Sun, May 21, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
Cost: $15
Screening will be followed by an interview with writer, director, and star Demetri Martin. *Other event s to take place around NYC.


Date:Wed, June 21st,2017, 2017, July 2nd, 2017 ,
Time: may vary
Cost: Free
Performers: Ginuwine, Digable Planets, Margaret Glaspy, Alexander F, and more.

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