Street Fairs in NYC: July Listings

A Guide to Manhattan Street Fairs in July 2016

••• Bastille Day Festival. Photo credit: Sasha Arutyunova

NYC's street fair calendar is in full swing all throughout July, with glorious sunny days to beckon you outdoors. Every weekend this month sees street fair options crop up across Manhattan, where you can revel in the warm weather, and take to the pedestrianized streets in search of food stands, bargain shopping, chair massages, live entertainment, people-watching, and more.

Below, find the schedule of Manhattan street fairs for July 2016.

Note that most street fairs run between 10am and 6pm, though some start later and/or finish earlier:

  • July 3, 2016 (Sunday): Pride on Astor Fair; on Astor Pl. btwn Broadway & Lafayette St.
  • July 3, 2016 (Sunday): Union Square/Broadway Festival; in Union Square, on Broadway btwn 17th & 23rd sts.
  • July 4, 2016 (Monday): The Great July 4th Festival; on Fulton St. btwn Water & Gold sts.
  • July 9, 2016 (Saturday): Eighth Avenue Summer Festival; on 8th Ave. btwn 42nd & 57th sts.
  • July 9, 2016 (Saturday): Fourth Avenue Festival; on 4th Ave. btwn 9th & 14th sts.
  • July 9, 2016 (Saturday): Waverly Place/Washington Square Fair; on Waverly Pl. btwn 5th Ave. & University Pl.
  • July 10, 2016 (Sunday): Bryant Park Area Fair; on 41st St. btwn 6th Ave & Broadway
  • July 10, 2016 (Sunday): Bastille Day Festival; on 60th st. btwn 5th & Lexington aves.
  • July 14, 2016 (Thursday): Civic Center Block Pary; on Warren St. btwn Broadway & Church St. 
  • July 15, 2016 (Friday): Grand Central Food Festival Series #3; on 43rd St. btwn 3rd & Lexington aves.
  • July 16, 2016 (Saturday): 6th Avenue Festival; on 6th Ave. btwn 14th & 23rd sts.
  • July 16, 2016 (Saturday): Times Square Summer Fair; on Broadway btwn 47th & 57th sts.
  • July 17, 2016 (Sunday): 52nd Street Fair; on 52nd St. btwn 6th & 7th aves.
  • July 17, 2016 (Sunday): Broadway Movie Day Festival; on Broadway btwn 47th & 57th sts.
  • July 23, 2016 (Saturday): Waverly Place/Washington Square Fair; on Waverly Pl. btwn 5th Ave. & University Pl.
  • July 23, 2016 (Saturday): P.A.L. Festival; on University Pl. btwn Waverly Pl. & 14th St.
  • July 24, 2016 (Sunday): Meatpacking District Fair; on 9th Ave. btwn 14th & 15th sts.
  • July 24, 2016 (Sunday): Vanderbilt Y Lexington Ave Festival; on Lexington Ave. btwn 42nd & 53rd sts.
  • July 29, 2016 (Friday): Grand Central Food Festival Series #3; on 41st St. btwn 3rd & Lexington aves.
  • July 30, 2016 (Saturday): Festival of the Americas; on 6th Ave. btwn 42nd & 56th sts.
  • July 30, 2016 (Saturday): Fourth Avenue Festival; on 4th Ave. btwn 9th & 14th sts.
  • July 30, 2016 (Saturday): Waverly Place/Washington Square Fair; on Waverly Pl. btwn 5th Ave. & University Pl.
  • July 31, 2016 (Sunday): Lexington Avenue Merchandise Fair; on Lexington Ave. btwn 34th & 42nd sts.

Looking ahead to more 2016 street fairs in Manhattan? Check out the street fair schedules for August, September, and October.

Note that this information was accurate at time of publication; street fairs might be cancelled or rescheduled for inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

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