Grab a bite from your favorite local lunchtime eatery and enjoy special performances by The New School for Jazz. Let these incredible artists provide the soundtrack for your meal while enjoying the park's beauty.

[Every Thu - 12 PM in West Side Seating Area at 16th Street]



Join us on the South Plaza's main stage for a new Dueling Performance each week. Two artists at the top of their trade will perform - YOU will determine who is the ultimate champion. Each week experience a different act from beat boxers, to drag queens, to dancers, drummers, and more.

[Every Thu - 5 PM on South Plaza]

For details on each performance, check out our full summer line-up.


June 13: Dueling Dancers with NYC Dance Week

June 20: Dueling Jazz Bands with The New School

June 27: Dueling Drag Queens with Screaming Queens

July 11: Dueling Comedians with The Stand

July 18:  Dueling Dancers with Peridance Capezio Center  

July 25: Dueling Dancers with Gibney Dance Company


Aug 1: Dueling Beatboxers with The Beatbox House

Aug 8:  Dueling Drummers with NYU Steel Band