Bryant Park


Barefoot Ball to Feature Grandmaster Flash

Kick off your shoes, dance, dine, and support Bryant Park at the same time. Tickets on sale now for the second Barefoot Ball, taking place July 26.

Angelito Jusay

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, July 26, because that’s when Barefoot Ball returns to Bryant Park. Last year’s Barefoot Ball was one of the highlights of NYC’s busy summer and we’re excited to bring it back.

This year, Grandmaster Flash will provide the tunes for dancing, gourmet local vendors will serve up delicious food, and there will be an unbeatable selection of wines and beer. All proceeds go directly to the park, helping us fund the more than 1,000 free events and programs that make Bryant Park the most interesting, densely programmed public space in the country. This year’s event is particularly important because 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the park’s reopening as the park it is today.

So, come to Bryant Park, feel the grass between your toes on a warm summer night, and help us keep doing what we’re doing! Barefoot Ball will be held July 26, 7pm – 11pm. General Admission and VIP tickets are going fast, so we urge you to reserve your place now. Tickets are available here

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