Summer in New York is about to be a blast!
Discover the essential things to do to make your summer unforgettable, including amazing festivals, outdoor happenings, free culture and more.
We will tell you were to go, what to visit, where to stay during your hot stay in the city that never sleeps.
Get your sunglasses and cool drinks at the ready because those summer days are here again! Start planning for the hot months ahead with our guide to the essential things to do this summer in New York, including the coolest summer concerts, films, art exhibitions and more.
The blockbuster three-day fest returns, sporting a lineup that screams early aughts: the Strokes, Jack White, TV on the Radio, Interpol and, oh yes, the much ballyhooed return of Atlanta alt-hip-hop funkateers OutKast. Other big draws include local-boys-made-good Vampire Weekend, dubstep renegade Skrillex, U.K. house sensation Disclosure, soul fantasist Janelle Monáe, and Odd Future cronies Tyler, the Creator and Earl Sweatshirt. Visit governorsballmusicfestival.com for the full scoop.
Brush up on your Fitzgerald and Hemingway in time for this outdoor bash, where part of Governors Island is transformed into a Prohibition-era soiree. Over two separate weekends, you can Charleston to Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra playing jazz staples, while donning your finest flapper garb and Zoot suits. Then Lindy Hop over to the bar for decade-appropriate cocktails (that promise to taste better than bathtub gin).
The king of pop-rock from the 80’s is back in The City. It’s nothing strange to this superstar to visit the main stage in the city that never sleeps.
He will present some of his most famous songs and american anthems like “Piano Man” and “All my Life”. I will not miss this! The tickets are almost gone for one of the american-culture idols ever.
From 25 August to September 8, Arthur Ashe Stadium and Louis Armstrong Stadium will held the Tennis event of the year. The last grand slam of the season, the fans are counting on the best!