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MetFest 2023


Come celebrate with us!

Calling all boroughs: get ready to rock the block with the return of MetFest! Our people-powered block party is back with live music, energizing performances, and artist-led experiences for all ages. Enjoy an afternoon of cultural adventures—from Afrobeats and global street food to hands-on art activities—all celebrating the creative spirit of New York City.

Drop by for an hour, or spend the whole day with us. Can’t join us in person? Watch the livestream of events on October 21.

View the schedule in English.

View the schedule in Spanish. Ver el programa en español.

View the schedule in simplified Chinese. 查看简体中文版的活动日程。

Open to all ages and abilities. Select programs are offered in English, Spanish, and Mandarin.

Outdoor MetFest events are free; indoor events are free with Museum admission. Museum admission is free for Met Members and kids under 12. For New York State residents and NY, NJ, and CT students, the amount you pay for admission is up to you.

Masks are strongly recommended. See our visitor guidelines.

#MetFest @metmuseum

MetFest is made possible by The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust, Bonnie J. Sacerdote, the Uris Brothers Foundation Endowment, and Council Member Keith Powers.

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Stop by the Welcome Table in Diane W. Burke Hall in the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education for an assistive listening device, a Sign Language interpreter, a sighted guide, a large-print or braille schedule of events, or for other questions about accessibility at The Met. For other access accommodations, contact or 212-650-2010.

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