Hidden Gems Among Brooklyn Events

See Brooklyn, Through Explorers’ Eyes

Seeking out something off the beaten path? You’re in the right place for offbeat discoveries and unusual attractions. A city made for the world traveler looking for more than meets the eye, our boutique Brooklyn, NY hotel is set within easy distance of local favorites, underrated hotspots, and true Brooklyn activities. Discover what’s in store just outside the doors of Hotel RL, and make our boutique Bed-Stuy accommodations your takeoff point for unique Brooklyn attractions. 

Local Brooklyn Things to Do Near Hotel RL

BAM Next Wave Festival


Experience the Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Highlighting world class acts in theater, music, film, dance and opera this festival truly has it all. The festival runs from September through December.

Coney Island Mermaid Parade


A Coney Island tradition for over three decades, the Mermaid Parade is the nation’s largest art parade. Happening in June, the parade is a colorful scene of floats, antique cars and marchers dressed in colorful and creative costumes.