It’s finally here—summer in New York City.

And with summer comes free concerts, festivals galore, roller-coaster rides and more sunshine than we know what to do with. To plan your summer days (and nights!), check out the links below and soak up the City at its best and most vibrant.

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SUMMER CALENDAR

Don't Miss: Summer 2015

Enjoy Fourth of July fireworks, Summer Streets, the US Open and more.

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SUMMER CALENDAR

May Events Guide

Top events include Shakespeare in the Park, the Brooklyn Film Festival, a Harlem restaurant showcase and the new Whitney Museum opening.

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ONLY IN NYC

What's New in NYC

The One World Observatory, the Brookfield Place Mall and the Sea Glass Carousel at Battery Park are some of NYC's freshest attractions.

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ONLY IN NYC

NYC Rides

Go for a whirl on a thrill ride, carousel, neighborhood trolley, monorail...even a tram high above the City.

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FREE AND AFFORDABLE

Free in NYC

You don't have to pay a dime to have a great time in NYC. Plan your trip with our listings of no-cost events.

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FREE AND AFFORDABLE

Free Summer Concerts

You're gonna rock 'n' roll all night, and you're not going to pay at these performances in all five boroughs.

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OUT AND ABOUT

Must-See Greenpoint

Find affordable vintage shops, live music venues and traditional Polish fare in Brooklyn's northernmost neighborhood.

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OUT AND ABOUT

Summer Festivals

Whether you're into film, music, dance, theater or even dragon boat racing, NYC's festival season is a chance to get out and see something new.

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