High Line Park Festival

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Hurrah New Yorkers! We have a new city park to enjoy with the kids. The Target High Line Street Festival takes place this on Sunday on Gansevoort Street between Ninth Avenue and Washington Streets, in New York.

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Join Friends Of The High Line and Target for this free festival with acclaimed artists, inflatable sculptures, cowboys, story-tellers and performances by The Hungry Marching Band, Zon Del Barrio, and Michael Aranella and his Dreamland Orchestra bands.

Don't miss the World’s Largest Lemonade Stand and a special Youth Green Market showcasing the healthiest and tastiest foods. Plus, internationally-acclaimed balloon artist Jason Hackenwerth will be on hand working on a large public balloon sculpture of flowers and giant insects, and Peter Brown (author of the The Curious Garden) will do a reading from his children's book inspired by the High Line. For the latest event info., check www.thehighline.org.

Sunday, July 12, 2009
12:00 Noon – 5:00 PM
Gansevoort Street between Ninth Avenue and Washington Streets
Meatpacking District*

*In the event the High Line becomes too crowded, you may be asked to enter via the Gansevoort Street stairs (or 16th Street elevator if you need elevator service) only, to ensure public safety and the safety of the park itself.

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