The Best 2019 Bushwick Collective Murals and Where to Find Them

When we started this blog, it was a rather impulsive decision. We thought it would be a fun way to catalog our memories, while sharing the things we love about New York City. It’s our third year covering the incredible murals at the Bushwick Collective, but it’s the first time we felt a tangible passing of time. Like pencil marks on a door jamb, our blog posts have become gentle reminders of years gone by. So how did this year compare to the rest?

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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.