Harlem Meer Performance Festival

The Harlem Meer Performance Festival is back for its 29th year!

A community fixture since the opening of the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center in 1993, the annual Performance Festival delights thousands of attendees with its celebratory atmosphere, bringing the best local talent to Central Park. Enjoy a variety of performances featuring multicultural music, dance, and family-friendly entertainment while admiring the Meer-side views. All ages are welcome.

The 2022 Harlem Meer Performance Festival takes place from 2:00 pm–4:00 pm ET every Sunday from July 17 through August 21, 2022.

Check back for more updates as we announce this year’s line-up.

Performer applications for the 2022 Harlem Meer Performance Festival have now closed. The 2022 line up will be announced on June 15, 2022.

Interested in being notified when the 2023 performer recruitment application opens? Join the Harlem Meer Performance Festival’s email list.