As of Monday March 16th, Hook Arts Media’s office will be closed until further notice. All administrative staff will be working remotely. We are taking these measures to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus and for the safety and well being of our students, teachers, staff and community.

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27th Annual Red Hook Fest: Friday + Saturday, June 5-6, 2020

Over the course of 2 days, audiences enjoy barbecue, a DJ-led dance party, stunning professional performances by NYC’s most powerful progressive performers, and a host of pre-professional youth performances. Located on the scenic Red Hook, Brooklyn waterfront, audiences enjoy stunning music and dance performances with spectacular views. Hook Arts Media® partners with many organizations to bring additional free resources, education, and services to each year’s event. Activities include scavenger hunts, reading tents, and free kayaking on the harbor.

June 5-6, Hook Arts Media will present the 27th Annual Red Hook Fest. Festivities will open on Friday, June 5 with a free cookout, a youth group performance, and a DJ-led dance party. The festival will continue into Saturday, June 6 with mainstage performances beginning at 2 pm and concluding at 7 pm.

We are thrilled to announce that Martha Redbone Roots Project will be joining the mainstage lineup in 2020!

Learn more about these powerful performers, the community groups, youth performances, and activities at The 27th Annual Red Hook Fest.

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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 nearly 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!

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Hook Arts Media produces the annual Red Hook Fest, bringing world-class artists to our Red Hook community at no cost to the audience. As a small nonprofit, this festival is neither simple nor inexpensive to produce. Please donate to help bring our beloved festival back for years to come! Just $5.75/month can provide MetroCards for a dozen participating artists.