Dance Theatre Etcetera

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Red Hook Fest

Red Hook Fest

Thursday, June 9, 2016 to Saturday, June 11, 2016

The 23nd Annual Red Hook Fest will feature live music and dance on the beautiful Brooklyn waterfront, plus fun activities for all ages like free kayak rides in New York Harbor (c/o the Red Hook Boaters), face-painting, a Red Hook trivia contest, and more!

FREE and open to the public.

THURS JUNE 9, 2016 Happy Hour Kick-Off (6pm-8pm)

FRI JUNE 10, 2016 Community Cookout & DJ Dance Party (6pm-8pm)

SAT JUNE 11, 2016 Mainstage Performances (12pm-7pm)

Live music & dance on the Brooklyn waterfront with performances by:






Thursday, June 9th (6pm-8pm)

DTE will be hosting a happy hour to kick off the festival. Eat, drink, and learn about Dance Theatre Etcetera's 20+ years of work in the Red Hook community and where we stand today. Featuring a sneak peek of Red Hook Fest main stage artists and showcasing young artists from DTE's Arts Education programs. FREE!

Friday, June 10th (6pm-8pm)

Community Cookout with free BBQ & DJ Dance Party @ PS 15 Playground (71 Sullivan St, Brooklyn) 

Join the neighborhood for a celebration of Red Hook. Food and music, fun games and activities for kids. Presented in conjunction with Good Shepherd Service's Red Hook Community Center Beacon at PS 15. We'll be serving food off the grill (first-come, first-served!) while a DJ keeps everyone moving.

Saturday, June 11th (12pm-7pm)

Mainstage Performances & Cultural Activities @ Louis J. Valentino, Jr. Park & Pier (Coffey & Ferris Streets, Brooklyn)

(Rain date for Mainstage Events: Sunday, June 12th 12pm - 7pm)

Check out our world-class lineup of bands and dance companies (click "Featured Performers" on right), plus fun activites for all ages like kayak rides in New York Harbor (c/o the Red Hook Boaters), hands-on drawing activities, and a Red Hook trivia contest (with prizes!). Additional performances by more than 150 youth, representing the next generation of artists in Brooklyn. Emceed by Kymbali Craig.

The Red Hook Fest is supported, in part, by public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, former Council Member Carlos Menchaca, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, and Con Edison. Additional support provided by Estate Four, the NY Water Taxi, Fairway, The Realty Collective, The O’Connell Organization, Movers Not Shakers, Cornell Paper and Box Company, Jofaz Transportation, Apple Bank, and Ridgewood Savings Bank.

Thursday night event photos by Amelia Beamish.