NYC - The Official Guide

Best Summer NYC Events

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Head outdoors for perennial summer favorites like Shakespeare in the Park, the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party and Pride Week. There are open-air music festivals too, including SummerStage, NY Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks, Celebrate Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. Down in Coney Island, the New York Aquarium opens its long-awaited Ocean Wonders: Sharks! exhibit; other can’t-miss  displays this season include images of Iranian women at the Bronx Museum, a photo show on queer identity at the Leslie-Lohman Museum and Alberto Giacometti’s sculptures at the Guggenheim. For details on these and many other happenings, read on.

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