It's Harlem Week 2019: WBLS on Site Schedule + COS Ticket Giveaways!

WBLS Staff
07/12/2019 12:00 AM EDT


Summer in NYC wouldn’t be complete without one of its longest running events, Harlem Week!

Celebrate Harlem’s rich history and enjoy outdoor stages full of live entertainment, showcasing the sounds of Reggae, Latin, Gospel, and R&B to Hip-Hop, Rock, Blues, and Calypso.

Also, take delight in the unique variety of vendors selling everything from food and clothing to that perfect art piece you’ve been searching for. All promoting Harlem’s lineage of African, African-American, Caribbean, Hispanic and European history, through culture, arts, religion, and entertainment.

Complete your Road to COS by joining WBLS as we celebrate Harlem Week!

This was Definitely a Great Day in Harlem!:

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A Great Day in Harlem:
Sunday, July 28 12pm-8pm

WBLS/WLIB Live broadcast 10am – 5pm
U.S. Grant National Memorial Park – W. 122nd Street and Riverside Drive

  • Celebrate with the Broadway cast of “Ain’t Too Proud”, Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Roc nation’s new sensation Nicole Bus, Ray Chew with a 50th Anniversary tribute to Kool & The Gang with Robert “Kool” Bell, plus special guests Kirk Franklin, Dr. Bobby Jones, Spike Lee, and more! Join us for an outdoor Arts & Crafts, Food & Beverages, Corporate Exhibits, General Exhibitors & Vendors.

Music Theme: A Lovely Day – Bill Withers

Mitch ‘The People Plezzer’ Getting the the Harlem Crowd for Summer in the City!:

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Summer in the City:
Saturday, August 17 10AM-7PM

WBLS/WLIB Live broadcast 10am – 5pm
West 135th Street b/w St. Nicholas Park @ Malcolm X Blvd.

  • NY City “Children’s Outdoor Festival”

12PM – 5PM
Featuring parade, exhibits, games, arts & crafts, live music, dance, free health testing and sports clinics
Howard Bennett Playground – West 135th St. Between Malcolm X Blvd & 5th Ave.

  • Dancing In The Streets | HAA Artz Rootz & Rhythm | Fashion Flava | Memphis/Harlem Artists

12PM – 6PM
Come out and experience art, jewelry and fashions created by extraordinary designers and crafts persons throughout the diaspora, with a focus on the creative culture of African Americans, Caribbean Americans, Hispanic Americans, African and International Artists and Designers. The pavilion will be an education experience providing opportunities to get one of a kind creations and designs.

West St. Nicholas Ave Stage – W. 135th St. b/w Malcolm X Blvd. & 5th Ave.

  • Uptown Concert: R&B, Hip-Hop, Latin, Reggae, and Rock

12PM – 9PM
West 135th Street b/w St. Nicholas Park @ Malcolm X Blvd.

  • Memphis / Harlem Arts Alliance | Image Nation: Film Screening of If Beale Street Could Talk

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

St. Nicholas Park Green Lawn – W. 135th Street & St. Nicholas Ave.

Last Year Janet Jackson Made an Apperance at Harlem Week:

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Harlem Day
Sunday, August 18 9AM-7PM

WBLS/WLIB Live Broadcast 10am
West 135th St. Between 5th & St. Nicholas

  • Parade of Automobiles

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Upper Manhattan Auto Show |10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

  • Sundae Sermon / Apollo Amateur Hour / Children’s Festival Part II, HAA Artz Rootz & Rhythm / Concert featuring Ray Chew & The Chew

12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

St. Nicholas Stage

  • Memphis / Harlem Arts Alliance | Image Nation: Film Screening of If Beale Street Could Talk

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

The Great Hill Of St. Nicholas Park

Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run & Walk
Saturday, August 24 8:30AM

  • Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run & Walk

A 5K Run & walk through historic Harlem to bring us all together in our communities.

Registration: 6:00 am/ Run & Walk Start Time: 8:30 am
135th Street & St. Nicholas Avenue