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We've rounded up top #blackgirlmagic-approved events in New York City, plus a few for the road. Enjoy!

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  the governors ball     JUNE 1 - 3:  NYC's premiere music festival with over 60 artists across four stages on Randall's Island.      

the governors ball

JUNE 1 - 3: NYC's premiere music festival with over 60 artists across four stages on Randall's Island.      

  Summit21    JUNE 8 - 9:  Calling all influencers, entrepreneurs, designers and makers! At the Summit21 Conference in ATL, join in on inspiring talks (including one with Swivel Beauty Co-Founder, Jihan Thompson) about leadership, creation, personal/professional development and living your best life. Get coaching, find mentors and connect with women from across the world!

Summit21

JUNE 8 - 9: Calling all influencers, entrepreneurs, designers and makers! At the Summit21 Conference in ATL, join in on inspiring talks (including one with Swivel Beauty Co-Founder, Jihan Thompson) about leadership, creation, personal/professional development and living your best life. Get coaching, find mentors and connect with women from across the world!

  POPSUGAR PLAY/GROUND festival   Grab your girls and get ready to play at POPSUGAR's first festival! You can expect a fun weekend of live performances, fitness, fashion, beauty, art and so much more. Saturday, June 9th-10th.    

POPSUGAR PLAY/GROUND festival

Grab your girls and get ready to play at POPSUGAR's first festival! You can expect a fun weekend of live performances, fitness, fashion, beauty, art and so much more. Saturday, June 9th-10th. 

 

  Red hook fest: Artist and activist   A free, live music festival on the Brooklyn waterfront for the whole family. There will be performers, games, community workshops and more! Friday, June 1st-2nd.    

Red hook fest: Artist and activist

A free, live music festival on the Brooklyn waterfront for the whole family. There will be performers, games, community workshops and more! Friday, June 1st-2nd. 

 

  New York city dance week   A 10-day festival of free dance, wellness and fitness classes through a project by Tendu Inc. Learn how all dance genres benefit mind, body and spirit. Thursday, June 14th-23rd.       

New York city dance week

A 10-day festival of free dance, wellness and fitness classes through a project by Tendu Inc. Learn how all dance genres benefit mind, body and spirit. Thursday, June 14th-23rd.       

  Summer Jam 2018   Heading into its 25th year, Summer Jam is one of the biggest hip-hop concerts in the world hosted by Hot 97 FM. Sunday, June 10th. 

Summer Jam 2018

Heading into its 25th year, Summer Jam is one of the biggest hip-hop concerts in the world hosted by Hot 97 FM. Sunday, June 10th. 

  Teen vogue summit 2018   Three days of inspirational activists, and change-makers offering their insight on using your voice, leadership and empowering others. Through keynotes, workshops, debates, and more, Teen Vogue is changing the world and not just for teens! Friday, June 1st-3rd.    

Teen vogue summit 2018

Three days of inspirational activists, and change-makers offering their insight on using your voice, leadership and empowering others. Through keynotes, workshops, debates, and more, Teen Vogue is changing the world and not just for teens! Friday, June 1st-3rd. 

 

  PB&J x the volta at Ode to babel   (P)lantains, (B)iscuits & (J)ollof happy hours every other Wednesday, 6-9PM at Ode to Babel starting Wednesday, May 16. WOC DJs spinning all summer!   

PB&J x the volta at Ode to babel

(P)lantains, (B)iscuits & (J)ollof happy hours every other Wednesday, 6-9PM at Ode to Babel starting Wednesday, May 16. WOC DJs spinning all summer!

 

  BRIc celebrate brooklyn!   A free festival experience presenting talent from around the world and around the block. Performances begin Tuesday, June 5th and last ALL summer!           

BRIc celebrate brooklyn!

A free festival experience presenting talent from around the world and around the block. Performances begin Tuesday, June 5th and last ALL summer!        

 

  American black film festival   If you're a film/television enthusiast, you do not want to miss this huge celebration of Black culture in the entertainment industry. Network and enjoy events with industry insiders, artists and creators in Miami Beach, FL!                                                 

American black film festival

If you're a film/television enthusiast, you do not want to miss this huge celebration of Black culture in the entertainment industry. Network and enjoy events with industry insiders, artists and creators in Miami Beach, FL!                                                 

  Pinknic   Put on your pink and white for this huge picnic and music festival with delicious food and of course, rosé! Saturday, June 30th - Sunday, July 1st.                          

Pinknic

Put on your pink and white for this huge picnic and music festival with delicious food and of course, rosé! Saturday, June 30th - Sunday, July 1st.                    

 

 

  CREATIVE RECEPTION X CRWN    An exclusive opportunity for readers/friends of @CRWNMAG to network with a group of creative storytellers dedicated to changing the way Black people are seen in media. Wed, June 14th.  

CREATIVE RECEPTION X CRWN

An exclusive opportunity for readers/friends of @CRWNMAG to network with a group of creative storytellers dedicated to changing the way Black people are seen in media. Wed, June 14th.  

  Sip-n-sweat brunch bootcamp   Get your workout buddies to meet you on the rooftop of Yotel for three kick-butt workout classes followed by brunch with @brunchaholic. Sunday, June 3rd, 12-4PM.    

Sip-n-sweat brunch bootcamp

Get your workout buddies to meet you on the rooftop of Yotel for three kick-butt workout classes followed by brunch with @brunchaholic. Sunday, June 3rd, 12-4PM. 

 

  Roots Picnic - Philly   Take a road trip to Philly for the Roots Picnic music festival hosted by Dave Chappelle. And stay tuned for when they'll be in NYC!                                              

Roots Picnic - Philly

Take a road trip to Philly for the Roots Picnic music festival hosted by Dave Chappelle. And stay tuned for when they'll be in NYC!                                              

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  Essence festival    The official, "party with a purpose." Four days of music, empowerment, community and entertainment. Come ready to take it all in and leave with a fresh outlook on how to build a better future for yourself and for your community. Thursday, July 5th-8th.  

Essence festival 

The official, "party with a purpose." Four days of music, empowerment, community and entertainment. Come ready to take it all in and leave with a fresh outlook on how to build a better future for yourself and for your community. Thursday, July 5th-8th.  

  panorama nyc   Three days, Friday, July 27-29 of amazing music. Once you see the lineup, you'll want tickets. Also, this is the only music festival where you can experience, "The Lab." 

panorama nyc

Three days, Friday, July 27-29 of amazing music. Once you see the lineup, you'll want tickets. Also, this is the only music festival where you can experience, "The Lab." 

  curlfest    Mark your calendar for the biggest natural beauty festival of the year! Follow @curlygirlcollective and join their mailing list to be notified when the RSVP list opens. Saturday, July 21st.

curlfest

Mark your calendar for the biggest natural beauty festival of the year! Follow @curlygirlcollective and join their mailing list to be notified when the RSVP list opens. Saturday, July 21st.

  Afro-Latino Fest nyc   Afro-Latino Fest is back along with extended summer program that includes shorts, films, docs and more. The 2018 theme is #IdentityandBeyond.

Afro-Latino Fest nyc

Afro-Latino Fest is back along with extended summer program that includes shorts, films, docs and more. The 2018 theme is #IdentityandBeyond.

  The greatest day ever    Adidas wants you to have the greatest weekend ever at this music festival and carnival Saturday, July 14th & 15th at the New York Expo Center. 

The greatest day ever 

Adidas wants you to have the greatest weekend ever at this music festival and carnival Saturday, July 14th & 15th at the New York Expo Center. 

  Blk Oasis NYC x blk+grn   An exclusive pop-up experience for Black women creatives, entrepreneurs, media moguls, and influencers to take a moment for #SelfcareSunday, July 22nd. Get a manicure, facial and other wellness goodies. Check out the other pop-up locations too! 

Blk Oasis NYC x blk+grn

An exclusive pop-up experience for Black women creatives, entrepreneurs, media moguls, and influencers to take a moment for #SelfcareSunday, July 22nd. Get a manicure, facial and other wellness goodies. Check out the other pop-up locations too! 

  beautycon la   Hey, beauty lovers! Plan your trip to the West Coast for #BeautyconLA, Saturday, July 14-15. Celebrate the power of beauty, with 500+ creators and 100+ brand experiences from your favorite beauty and health & wellness brands. 

beautycon la

Hey, beauty lovers! Plan your trip to the West Coast for #BeautyconLA, Saturday, July 14-15. Celebrate the power of beauty, with 500+ creators and 100+ brand experiences from your favorite beauty and health & wellness brands. 

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  Project beauty expo   Project Beauty Expo (PBE) provides a highly curated and intimate experience specifically for women of color interested in natural beauty products. PBE's platform is a space where women of color discover and support indie brand founders, network with content creators, beauty enthusiasts, and gain info on beauty and wellness!    

Project beauty expo

Project Beauty Expo (PBE) provides a highly curated and intimate experience specifically for women of color interested in natural beauty products. PBE's platform is a space where women of color discover and support indie brand founders, network with content creators, beauty enthusiasts, and gain info on beauty and wellness! 

 

  create & cultivate - chicago conference   The focus of Create & Cultivate's one day conference, is to entertain, enlighten and inform women on important subjects regarding the "#SideHustle." Engage in real talk that comes with being a modern working woman, panels and much more. 

create & cultivate - chicago conference

The focus of Create & Cultivate's one day conference, is to entertain, enlighten and inform women on important subjects regarding the "#SideHustle." Engage in real talk that comes with being a modern working woman, panels and much more. 

  On the run ii tour   Queen Bey + Jay-Z. No description necessary. August 2nd & 3rd at MetLife Stadium. 

On the run ii tour

Queen Bey + Jay-Z. No description necessary. August 2nd & 3rd at MetLife Stadium. 

  Aubrey & the three migos tour   Drake and Migos on tour, August 24th, 25th, and 27th at Madison Square Garden. August 30th and 31st at Barclays Center. 

Aubrey & the three migos tour

Drake and Migos on tour, August 24th, 25th, and 27th at Madison Square Garden. August 30th and 31st at Barclays Center. 

  afropunk brooklyn   AFROPUNK BROOKLYN is back, Saturday, August 25-26 for a weekend of live music, art, and politics, don’t just join the party—join the movement.   

afropunk brooklyn

AFROPUNK BROOKLYN is back, Saturday, August 25-26 for a weekend of live music, art, and politics, don’t just join the party—join the movement.