Summer Fridays, Brooklyn Rum Festival and More Brooklyn 2022 Happenings
Looking for something unique to do this August in Brooklyn? We’ve got you covered. From “expansive experiences” to Brooklyn’s Rum Festival and a summer dance party, August is packed with fun and interesting things to do near Hub.
Summer Fridays at Brooklyn Bridge Park – Aug. 5
This August. 5, 5-8 p.m., visit Greenway Terrace meditations, performances and other “expansive experiences” based on a central theme of “Release, Restore, Rejoice.” Grab a drink, and hang with friends and family surrounded by a beautiful skyline.
Each Summer Friday has provided a unique experience with a fresh line-up, curated by singer-songwriter Madison McFerrin. Learn more about Summer Fridays at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Brooklyn Rum Festival – Aug. 13
This Saturday, August 13, grab tickets to enjoy complimentary cocktails and over 50 premium rums from distilleries all over the world when The Brooklyn Monarch opens its doors from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. for the Brooklyn Rum Festival. Live music, sing-a-longs and more outdoor entertainment will keep the party going throughout the afternoon. Learn more about the Brooklyn Rum Festival.
Summer of Soul Dance Parties – Aug. 26
On the last Friday of August, visit 300 Ashland Place at the corner of Lafayette Ave. and Flatbush Ave. from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for this month’s Summer of Soul Dance Party with performances by Soul in the Horn with DJ Natasha Diggs.
About the Artist
Known as one of the most versatile and well-respected DJs in the world, Natasha Digg’s deep knowledge of music has enabled her to play for diverse crowds across continents. What started out as a deep love for music and collecting records evolved into a life purpose of sharing vibrations, uplifting her community & liberating dance floors around the globe.
On any given night, her sets might dip into soul, funk, hip hop, house, Latin, Afro-Brazilian, reggae, rock and disco. Ms. Diggs has worked with musical icons Quincy Jones, Q-Tip and David Byrne; toured with Grammy Award winner Lauryn Hill; DJ’d with Erykah Badu; and played for Stevie Wonder, Janet Jackson and Damian Marley among many others. – From Downtown Brooklyn.com