Summer Events in New York City

There are plenty of fun and inexpensive ways to get outside and into the New York City summer heat. From festivals to free concerts, there is no need to leave the city this summer. Your family is sure to find plenty of fun things to do all while staying local!

Concerts

Central-Park-Summer-Stage-500x300

Central Park Summerstage
FREE
July 16- August 29, 2013
Central Park, Rumsey Playfield
http://www.cityparksfoundation.org

Metropolitan Opera in the Parks
FREE
July 16 – August 1, 2013
7 – 9 PM
Refer to site for weekly locations: gonyc.com

Good Morning America’s Summer Concerts
FREE
July 19- August 30, 2013
7-9 AM
Central Park, Rumsey Playfield

NBC’s Today Show Summer Concerts
FREE
Friday, July 19 – August 2, 2013
7-10 AM
Rockefeller Plaza

Broadway in Bryant Park
FREE
Thursday, July 18- August 15, 2013
12:30 PM
Bryant Park

Summergarden
FREE
Sunday, July 21 & 28, 2013
7 PM
MoMA Sculpture Garden

Lincoln Center Out of Doors
FREE
July 24- August 11, 2013
7 PM
Lincoln Center

Festivals

lincoln center

Celebrate Brooklyn!
FREE
July 17- September 2, 2013
Prospect Park West
bricartsmedia.org

Lincoln Center Festival
FREE
July 6-28, 2013
Lincoln Center
lincolncenterfestival.org

55th Annual Washington Square Music Festival
FREE
Tuesday, July 23 & 30, 2013
8 PM
Washington Square on Main Stage

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival
FREE
August 23- 25, 2013
3-9 PM
Marcus Garvey Park

Museums

natural history museum

Children’s Museum of Manhattan
$11/ children and adults
Sunday- Friday, 10 AM- 5 PM
Saturday, 10 AM- 7PM
212 West 83rd St.

American Museum of Natural History
$22- adults, $12.50-children
Daily from 10 AM – 5:45 PM
Central Park West at 79th St.

Metropolitan Museum of Art
$25- adults, FREE-children under 12
Sunday- Thursday, 10 AM- 5:30 PM
Friday and Saturday, 10 AM – 9 PM
Fifth Ave at 82nd St.

Movies

summer movies

Outdoor Cinema
FREE
Wednesday, July 17- August 21, 2013
7 PM
Socrates Sculpture Park

Summer Movie Series
FREE
Tuesday- Saturday, July 17- August 21, 2013
8 PM
Check for location: http://www.nycgovparks.org

Foods

food nyc

Restaurant Week NYC
July 22- August 16, 2013
http://www.nycgo.com/restaurantweek

Harlem Sweet Spot Festival
FREE
Saturday, July 20- Sunday, September 22, 2013
Jackie Robinson Bandshell, 145th St.

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