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Jul 9

Tanabata Festival 2022

July 9 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT

Origami flowers at the Tanabata Festival.
Photo by Gowrishankar L.

This sixth annual Tanabata Festival is presented by the Amateur Astronomers Association (AAA) with the Japanese and Japanese-American communities in New York. This traditional Japanese summer festival is based on a legend of star-crossed lovers.


AAA members will provide the telescopes to show the public the night sky and relay the folk tale of the stars Altair and Vega.


July 9
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
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Carl Schurz Park
East 86th Street & East End Ave
New York, NY 10028 United States
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