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Red Hook Fest

Hook Arts Media is thrilled to announce that Red Hook Fest will return this year with music and dance live from Red Hook.

For more than 30 years, Red Hook’s largest annual cultural event has brought neighbors, professional artists, young people, and community organizations together as co-creators in a much-beloved summer tradition.

Scroll down for more information for this year’s event.

Red Hook Fest

Opening Ceremony

FRIDAY | May 31 | 5 – 7 pm ET | PS15

The 31st Annual Red Hook Fest kicks off with a dance party and community barbecue at PS15. With activities, free food, and great music, the opening night event will be a fun neighborhood gathering for the whole family.

Mainstage Event

SATURDAY  | June 1 | 2 – 6 pm ET | Valentino Park & Pier

The festivities will continue on Saturday, June 1st with mainstage events at Valentino Park and Pier. Hook Arts Media proudly partners with local nonprofits around Red Hook in addition to other NYC community organizations and agencies to provide free resources and family-friendly activities. Parents can enjoy the festival while kids delight in scavenger hunts, kayaking on the harbor, art classes, and face painting. The summer festival will come to a close with a headliner performance as the sun sets on one of Brooklyn’s most scenic neighborhoods.

With a stunning array of professional and pre-professional performers in addition to activities, community resources, and delicious local dishes, Hook Arts Media is thrilled to host this return to Valentino Park & Pier.

Let us Know You’re Coming

We’re happy to announce our partnership with DoNYC! Let us know you’re coming by RSVP’ing on their event page* to stay in the loop about important Red Hook Fest updates.

Let Us Know You’re Coming

*RSVP is not required in order to attend the festival.

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Keep Up with Hook Arts Media

Hook Arts Media has proudly produced the annual Red Hook Fest since the early 1990s, and while we are happy to present FREE world-class performances to the public, it is neither an inexpensive or simple endeavor. For over 30 years, we’ve brought this wonderful event to our community. If you can, please consider donating to Hook Arts Media today. Your support will help us invite more artists and provide more opportunities for emerging young artists. Most importantly, your support will help us keep Red Hook Fest free and accessible to the public for many more decades to come!

The 31st annual Red Hook Fest is supported, in part. with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the NYC Council, and Council Member Alexa Aviles as well as the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, and The O’Connell Family Foundation.

Corporate Sponsors include: GBX Gowanus Bay Terminal, New York Circle Line, Food Bazaar, Ridgewood Savings Bank, Apple Bank, Terreno Realty, (TBD Lemon Perfect, Revel, Movers Not Shakers)