Opening Ceremony

Friday | May 31 | 5 pm ET | View on Demand throughout June

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 pm ET | View on Demand throughout June

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.

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We are proud to partner with the organizations working to make NYC a more sustainable, and just community. As a result of these partnerships, we can share vital resources, education, and services.

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Young Performers

We are delighted to welcome performances by local youth groups to the Red Hook Fest stage, including: classical Indian dance, Mexican folkloric dance, hip hop and MORE!

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Red Hook Fest Over the Years

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Hook Arts Media has proudly produced Red Hook’s largest annual festival for more than 25 years! But isn’t cheap or easy. A much-beloved free summer concert, dance show, party, and community barbecue all in one, Red Hook Fest is a can’t-miss tradition for New Yorkers and tourists alike. But as a small nonprofit, this festival isn’t a cheap or easy undertaking. 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.

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The 2024 Annual Red Hook Fest is made possible, in part, with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, Council Member Alexa Aviles and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. Additional support is provided by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, The O’Connell Family Foundation, News12, DoNYC, ConEdison, GBX-Gowanus Bay Terminal, Food Bazaar, Movers Not Shakers, NY Cruise Lines, Revel, Ridgewood Savings Bank, and Apple Bank.