Family Weekend: Double Dutch

‘Til the Street Lights Come On: Celebrating Double Dutch in NYC

After a 30-plus year hiatus, Double Dutch returns to the plazas of Lincoln Center. Join us for a historic two-day event celebrating Double Dutch and the women of color who’ve contributed to the cultural fabric of NYC through this competitive sport turned art form.

Featuring demonstrations, jump-ins, panel discussions, a film screening and exhibition, and the Double Dutch Summer Classic.

Co-presented by Women of Color in the Arts (WOCA) in collaboration with National Double Dutch League™

Family Weekend is supported by Disney.

Family Weekend: Double Dutch Events

Past Events

Double Dutch demonstration with members of the National Double Dutch League™

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Josie Robertson Plaza

Open to all ages and levels, this live demonstration teaches the basics for jumping between the ropes. Learn More 

Double Dutch Open Jump led by the National Double Dutch League™

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Josie Robertson Plaza

Jump in and find your rhythm in the ropes! Participants of all ages and levels can showcase their skills at jump stations across the plaza. Learn More 

Living Legacy: Double Dutch’s Impact on the Arts and NYC

Saturday, July 29, 2017

David Rubenstein Atrium

Learn about the influence of Double Dutch on the arts and the city of New York at this enlightening discussion. Learn More 

Pick Up Your Feet: The Double Dutch Show

Saturday, July 29, 2017

David Rubenstein Atrium

A nostalgic look at Double Dutch through the eyes of passionate, young New Yorkers as they traverse the sport. Learn More 

Double Dutch: Something to Call Our Own

Saturday, July 29, 2017

David Rubenstein Atrium

Stay after the film for a dynamic dialogue with The Fantastic Four, the pioneering team featured in Pick Up Your Feet. Learn More 

Double Dutch Summer Classic National Competition

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Josie Robertson Plaza

Teams from across the country showcase their speed, skill, and artistry as they vie for the championship in this official competition. Learn More 

Something for the People

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Damrosch Park

An exuberant finale from Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen, a socially conscious collective dedicated to empowering women through hip-hop. Learn More