top picks for the holiday weekend

July 1st – 4th

International African Arts Festival

This year’s festival’s theme is AROBAINI (Swahili for 40) in celebration of its 40th anniversary.

10am – 10pm
Commodore Barry Park
Park & Flushing Aves; N. Elliot & Navy Streets

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July 1st

CELEBRATE BROOKLYN Presents Steel Pulse
7:30PM
Prospect Park Bandshell

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July 2nd

First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum
5PM start
8-10PM Freedom Dance Party featuring DJs Cosi, Herbert Holler, and Marc Smooth spin tracks by American artists.
Brooklyn Museum

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July 4th

SUMMERJAM III
3PM
Shea Stadium
20 Meadow Street
Freddy’s Fourth of July BBQ
3PM
Freddy’s Back Room
627 Fifth Avenue
Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest
10:00AM
1310 Surf Ave at Stillwell Ave, Coney Island

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For other 4th of July round-ups, check out Brooklyn Vegan and Free Williamsburg and The Local.

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