Best Summer NYC Events

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Summer in New York City is jam-packed with events every day of the week, in all five boroughs, with something for everyone. Classic family-friendly events like the Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks, Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, Night at the Museums and Summer Streets return, along with music favorites like Governors Ball, SummerStage, Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival and the free New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks. Performances of Julius Caesar and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as part of the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park, are sure to be hot-ticket events, along with the US Open Tennis Championship and the Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series. Some of the most exciting museum exhibitions this season include This Ever New Self: Thoreau and His Journal at the Morgan, Eloise at the Museum at New-York Historical Society and Frank Lloyd Wright at 150 at MoMA.

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