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Freedom Party® Outside with DJ Herbert Holler

Pier 3 Plaza
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Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for the Freedom Party® Outside — an all-ages summer dance party to kick-off our Waterfront Dance Party season on Friday, July 16 from 6:00-10:00pm on Pier 3! Bring good vibes and your best moves as we dance to popular tunes by DJ Herbert Holler of the Freedom Party. Sound provided by First Live. Hosted by Savior Elmundo.


Enjoy delicious treats and fresh food for purchase by Fornino, who will also provide beer and wine. OddFellows will be there with their award-winning ice cream and sweets.

This event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:00pm and the dance party starts at 7:00pm. Note that all attendees will have bags checked. This is an all-ages event, but youth under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Only adults 21 and over may purchase alcohol, which must be consumed on site. No outside alcohol or glass bottles will be permitted.

Registration is now closed for this event. We will try our best to include walks up up to capacity on the day.

**If you can’t make the event, or prefer to listen at home or in the Park, we will be live streaming the set on DJ Herbert Holler’s Mixcloud here.

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Important Information

  • Please note that RSVP does not guarantee entry if we hit capacity. Attendees who pre-register will be prioritized, thereafter we will admit walk-ups as space allows. Please try to arrive early to secure your spot.
  • Last entry will be at 9:30PM; Party will end at 10:00PM.
  • The line queue will be on the North side of Pier 3.
  • About the Freedom Party

      The Freedom Party® is the longest running, most legendary old-school dance party in NYC history! Created in 2003, Freedom’s purpose is to bring joy to people from all walks of life, together, on one dance floor. Playing mostly hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s, be it hip-hop, R&B, pop, rock, reggae, disco or house, Freedom fills its dance floor with folks of all ethnicities, races, creeds and colors, from all over the world, looking to have fun, celebrate life, make new friends and be free.

      In 2010, Freedom won Papermag‘s award for “Best Party (Peoples Choice),” and received an honorable mention in URB Magazine‘s “Best Party” nationwide. In 2015, Freedom won Village Voice’s highly coveted award for “Best Dance Party.” In 2020, Freedom celebrated its 800th party with a sold-out night at Live Nation’s Irving Plaza.

      Freedom has held residencies in other cities as well, including Chicago (monthly for seven years), Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Atlanta, DC, Cleveland and Tokyo. And it continues to touch down in these markets and others, bringing a unique, extraordinary energy and vibe to each and every sold-out dance floor.

      The Freedom Party® NYC, now cruising through 18 years with over 800 parties in its wake, continues to sell out highly sought-after events each month. The list of legendary dance destinations includes anniversary celebrations at Central Park Summerstage, “One Step Beyond” at the American Museum of Natural History, Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Spring Gala, First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum, Celebrate Brooklyn at Brooklyn Bridge Park and many more.

      Thousands of people are in attendance at these events.
      Thousands of people dancing to the sounds of FREEDOM!

      For booking information, please send an email to [email protected]!

  • About DJ Herbert Holler

      Herbert Holler has been a party producer, promoter and DJ for over 25 years. He’s played at the most notable lounges, bars and dance clubs in NYC nightlife history, from Wall Street to 125th, from Brooklyn to the Bronx, not-to-mention guest spots across the globe, in cities like Tokyo, Venice and London. He works with a growing list of high-profile clients (Samsung, Porsche, Live Nation, Sony/ATV, etc.), event-production teams (Creative Edge Parties, Glow, Frost Audio, etc.) and world-renown artists (Snoop Dogg, Diplo, Benny Blanco, Boyz II Men, John Legend, Mark Ronson, Blondie…), and continues to spin some of the most celebrated annual events in NYC (like the Brooklyn Black Tie Ball and Brooklyn Botanic Spring Gala). He’s also created the most legendary old-school dance party in NYC history, the Freedom Party®, voted “Best Party” by Papermag, Village Voice and URB (now in its 18th year of parties, with over 800 events to date, touching dance floors on a regular basis in New York, Chicago and Philadelphia), and My House™, a highly sought-after dancers destination for deep house music. Herbert Holler’s success is due to his sensitivity to music’s energy and message, his versatility and wide scope of music knowledge, his incredible passion for making people happy, an uncanny ability to improvise, and an undeniable, driving rhythm that ties it all together into one, magnificent mix of music.

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