Summer in New York City

It's finally here! 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: July Events Check out Shakespeare in the Park, Sunset Wednesdays at Wave Hill and Summergarden at MoMA. more.
Summer Guide Enjoy Fourth of July fireworks, Summer Streets, Mostly Mozart and other seasonal events. more.

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Must-See Arts & Culture

Soak up sunshine and culture with events like SummerStage, Frida Kahlo at the New York Botanical Garden and MoMA PS1's Warm Up.
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Sporting Events

See US Open tennis, Mets and Yankees baseball, Liberty basketball and more soccer than you can kick a cleat at.
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Only in NYC

5 Family-Friendly Hotels Vacationing in the City with your kids can be a dream. These hotels make it a reality. more.
What's New? Check out One World Observatory's stunning views and other noteworthy additions to NYC. more.

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Shop Like a New Yorker

The insider’s lowdown on finding everything on your list—whether it’s budget or boutique.
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NYC's Newest Hotels

Stay in a historic skyscraper, a converted paper factory and other recently opened properties.
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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. more.
Free Summer Movies There are no-cost outdoor screenings every night of the week in New York City. more.

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Free in NYC

There's always something fun to do in New York City that doesn't cost a dime.
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Swimming in NYC

The City's public beaches are open, and pools aren't far behind.
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Out and About

NYC Summer Weekend Taking three days to explore the City? Here's how to make the most of its warm-weather attractions. more.
5 Days, 5 Boroughs Explore a borough a day with our guide to the City’s highlights. more.

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Brooklyn Dining 101

Become a Brooklyn dining expert with our guide to classic institutions, trendy new spots and neighborhood favorites.
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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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