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West Side Fest: South Asian Community Celebration

Explore all the west side has to offer with a three-day festival featuring activations all long the western edge of Manhattan!

Enjoy artmaking, workshops, dancing, crafts, and other special programming across participating organizations from the West Side Cultural Network (WSCN).

West Side Fest: South Asian Community Celebration

Celebrate South Asian dance, music and culture at HRPK’s first ever South Asian Community Celebration. In partnership with Ajna Dance Company, get ready for summer celebration of dance, music, henna, face painting, food, ice cream and FUN for the family!

The event runs from 11:00 AM–1:00 PM and tickets are free and open to all.


11:00 AM: Henna and face painting

11:30 AM: Ajna Dance Performance and family dance workshop

12:15–1:00 PM: Dance party with DJ Sunny

Partners include:
  • Malai Ice Cream
  • Veeray Da Dhaba
  • Henna artists: Sandy Patangay & Chandni Parekh
  • Dholi: Avish Arora
  • DJ Sunny

Visit to view a full schedule of participating museums and cultural institutions, as well as free activities like special indoor and outdoor programming, artmaking, and more for all ages.

About West Side Cultural Network

The West Side Cultural Network is a group of more than 20 museums, parks, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions along the West Side of Manhattan. WSCN’s mission is to ensure New Yorkers know they have access to the myriad, dynamic cultural offerings along the Hudson River and the adjoining neighborhoods.


A dancer from Ajna Dance Company poses on the Hudson River Park esplanade near Pier 84

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Sunday, Jul 14
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM