LIC Springs! (Weekend Walks on Vernon Boulevard)

Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 12:00pm
Saturday, May 9
12 - 5 PM
Vernon Boulevard between 50th Ave. and 46th Ave.
(cross streets remain open)
On Saturday, May 9th, Vernon Boulevard will be closed to vehicular traffic between 50th Avenue and 46th Avenue for the second annual LIC Springs! free community block festival! The event is planned through NYCDOT's Weekend Walks program.

Festivities will include on-stage performances, exercise and dance classes, sculpture-making, and more. See below for the list of last year's participants.

Business and organizations located within LIC: Click here to fill out a participant information form. You will be notified by LIC Partnership when your form has been reviewed. The deadline to submit a participant form is Friday, April 3rd.
Volunteers are needed for this event! Volunteer roles and shifts will include chalking the streets pre-event, helping vendors get set up, and managing clean up and break down at the end of the day. Click here to sign up to volunteer

Check back for updates on 2015 participants. We look forward to celebrating the LIC community with you on May 9!

View photos from LIC Springs! 2014


2014 Participants

Arts & Cultural Activities:

BrickHouse Ceramic Art Center
Long Island City Cultural Alliance
Matted LIC
The Garrett Residence
Socrates Sculpture Park & City Harvest
Slovak-Czech Varieties  
Queens Council on the Arts 


Lucky Tones
Sage Music 
Transform Arts
Laughing Devil Comedy Club
LIC Kids 
LIC School of Ballet 
LIC Academy of Music
Bebop Boys & DJ 
McManus Irish Dance Group

LIC Churches and Community Organizations:

Hunters Point Parks Conservancy
New City Church
LIC Community Boathouse
St. Mary’s Church
Trinity Church

LIC Restaurants and Beverage Providers:

1682 Restaurant, Alobar Restaurant, Bella Via Restaurant, Blend, Communitea, Corner Bistro, The Creek & the Cave, Dominie’s Hoek, El Ay Si, Madera Grill, Manducatis Rustica, Masso Restaurant, Open Door Restaurant, Papo’s Fried Chicken & Zack’s Pizzeria, Paris Health, Ricks Roasters Coffee Company, Spice, SquareWine & Spirits, Sweetleaf, and Woodbines.

LIC Health, Beauty, Fitness and Wellness groups and businesses include: 

PNT Fitness
The Yoga Room
Blue Nail Spa
Hollywood Hair & Nails
Into White
Kenza International Beauty
LIC Chiropractic 
Mount Sinai Queens 
Spokesman Cycles
Tailor Made for You
Tribeca Pediatrics LIC. 

Additional Activities along Vernon Blvd hosted by:

The Chocolate Factory Theater
Modern Spaces NYC
Douglas Elliman
The Pearson Court Square
Nationwide Insurance
LIC Vets
Tiny You


Vernon Boulevard between 50th Ave & 46th Ave
48-18 Vernon Boulevard
Long Island City, 11101
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