The Museum Mile Festival occurs annually in early June.
During the festival, free admission is offered for participating museums, plus over 20 blocks of Fifth Avenue are closed off to traffic and the streets fill with live bands, entertainment, and art.
The date for the 2017 Museum Mile Festival is Tuesday, June 13th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Participating museums for the 2017 festival are the El Museo del Barrio, the Museum of the City of New York, the Jewish Museum, Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Neue Galerie, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The Museum Mile Festival is held on Fifth Avenue, from 82nd Street to 105th Street.