Bushwick Collective Block Party

Bushwick Collective Block Party is an annual arts event in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The community-focused event showcases graffiti and street art from local, national, and international talents.

Now in its 8th year, The Bushwick Collective Block Party features live mural painting by more than 40 artists, musical performances, and a selection of food trucks from the tri-state area. In addition, there’s an extensive merchant market, with product sampling, contests, giveaways and more.

Admission to The Bushwick Collective Block Party is free. However, a limited number of VIP tickets are available, ranging from $55.00 to $85.00. The ticket price includes exclusive front stage and backstsage beer garden access, private restrooms, unlimited beer and cider, and other swag.

The 2019 Bushwich Collective Block Party’s live performers include: Rick Ross, Statik Selektah & Friends, and DJ Evil Dee. Additional surprise performances are always on the bill each year. You can find more information here.

If, however, sweaty, intoxicated crowds aren’t your thing, check out this alternative to see all the best street art this annual event offers.

– L. & J.


13 Exciting Places to Find the Best Street Art in NYC

When it comes to hunting down the best street art in NYC, there’s more to it than just finding massive murals and famous street artists. It reflects New York City’s values and shines a spotlight on its diverse neighborhoods. Street art in NYC is mostly temporary by nature, with only a few iconic pieces preserved for posterity. So the best strategy is to visit a street art gallery instead, where the murals span multiple blocks and feature a number of street art styles and artists. Whether you’re looking to discover the newest talent or to simply locate a dramatic backdrop for an Instagram post, here’s a definitive list of the best graffiti locations in NYC.

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