2013 Frolic Schedule of Events

Main Stage Rugby Road
Sponsored by Flatbush Food Coop and Amerigroup Health Plus
MC’s Roopa Singh, Anthony Finkel & Mike Fiorito

12:00 DECOSTER (rock)
12:30 The Encounters (doo-wop)
1:00 Omni Ensemble (classical)
1:40 Stanley John Mitchell (rock)
2:20 High Teen Boogie (punk)
2:55 Jason Yeager (jazz pianist)
3:25 Jeanine Truly (jumpin’ jazz)
3:55 Grey Sky Appeal (rap)
4:30 Dirty Mike & The Boize (dj set)
5:00 Khel (electro/rock)
5:25 Catahoula Cajun Band

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The Flatbush Development Corporation (FDC)’s 38th Annual Flatbush Frolic street fair is fast approaching! Join us on Cortelyou Road, between Ocean and Coney Island Avenues (in the heart of Victorian Flatbush), on Sunday, September 15th from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. The Frolic will be filled with food, children’s rides, merchandise and arts & crafts vendors.

This year’s main stage music will include performances by DECOSTER, The Encounters, Omni Ensemble, Stanley John Mitchell, Nonlee High Teen Boogie, Jason Yeager, Jeanine Truly with Jumping Jazz, Grey Sky Appeal, Dirty Mike & The Boize, Roopa, Khel and Catahoula Cajun Band. In addition to music, we are proud to feature dance and movement performances by Latin Fever Dance Studio, Cynthia Dance Studio, Midwood
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2012 Flatbush Frolic Sunday, September 16th

Welcome to the 36th Annual Flatbush Frolic which will be held from 11am-5pm on Sunday, September 16th, 2012.

Frolickers of all kinds are welcome – Vendors, shoppers, musicians, families, paraders and more.

Please contact the Flatbush Development Corporation to rent a space, register your group for the Banner Parade, or get more info about the Frolic, Brooklyn’s home-grown street festival. Our community, one of the most diverse in New York City, celebrates together – its not just tube socks and sausages (although we have them, too).

We look forward to seeing you in September!

Here’s the vendor application:

Frolic Application 2012

2012 Frolic Contests Announced!

This year there will be fun contests for all ages (from grandchild to grandparent) all day long!  What’s ahead?

  • Hula hooping never goes out of style.  A true contest for all ages.  Who does it better the kids or the grown ups? Meet in the Just for Kids area of the Argyle Tot Lot.
  • Barbershop Buzz Off –  Local barbers compete for the coveted Hair-itage Trophy (established 2012) while you watch. Between E16th and E17th Streets.
  • Young artists create something special in the Tot Lot.
  • Adopt your new best friend from the Sean Casey Animal Shelter.
  • The Smokehouse mobile vehicle from the FDNY so kids can practice fire safety.

A special surprise from…the Brooklyn NETS!

Are you ready for fun?!   More to come!

Vendor information now available!

The vendor pricing list for the 2010 Flatbush Frolic is now posted!

  Food  General Merchandise Artists & Crafts Non-profit Deadline
Early Bird $240 $110 $85 $50 July.9.
Regular  $265 $135 $110 $50 Aug.27


As a token of appreciation from FDC, our returning vendors receive a “returning vendors” discount.  So if you were with us last year, we you can receive 2009 prices! And if this it s your first year with the Flatbush Frolic, next year you will receive this year’s prices!

Visit the vendor page for more info!

Flatbush Frolic 2011 Date Announced!

The 34th annual Flatbush Frolic street fair will be Sunday, September 18th, 2011!   The event will span Cortelyou Road from Coney Island Avenue to Ocean Ave.

We look forward to frolicking fun with thousands of neighbors, visitors, and  anticipate over 150 unique vendors.


Sponsorships are being accepted for the 2011 Flatbush Frolic. Sponsors receive recognition and gratitude in our greater Brooklyn community for sponsoring this annual event. The sponsorship application is located here in the sponsorship packet.

Who is already on board and supporting fun, education, and sustainability in the  Flatbush Community? Glad you asked…

Flatbush Neighborhood Supporters

Super Local Merchant Supporter

Flatbush Food Coop,  Latin Fever Dance Studio, Midwood Martial Arts

Frolic Supporter
Met Food

** Sponsors will be finalized by July 15.  Act now if your company would like to advertise through our printed Flatbush Frolic materials! **

Flatbush Frolic Parade


* * *  The Flatbush Frolic Banner Parade! * * * *

Stepping off from Coney Island Avenue at 11:15am marching toward Ocean Ave. Concludes at the Main Stage.  Line up along the street fair to see your friends, neighbors, and fun things.

Interested in having your group march in the parade?  Neighborhood groups! Boy scouts! Girl scouts! Everyone’s invited.
Contact John Gisondi at