Harlem Meer Performance Festival

Join us this summer at the Harlem Meer!

The Harlem Meer Performance Festival is back! The annual Performance Festival has been a community fixture since the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center opened in 1993. Each summer, this event delights thousands of attendees with its celebratory atmosphere and brings the best local talent to Central Park. Enjoy Meer-side views and a variety of performances, featuring multicultural and family-friendly music, dance, and entertainment.

Join us at intermission for Spotlight on the Meer, featuring members of local community in conversation with the Conservancy.

All ages are welcome. The festival will take place from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm every Sunday from July 14 to August 18. The 2024 Performance Festival is part of Summer on the Harlem Meer, which features recreational opportunities, activities for kids, nature walks, and more.

Announcing the 2024 Lineup


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