Looking for ways to have some summer fun? You’ll find plenty below!
We’ve listed some of the best and cheapest ways for you to have a good time this summer, you can thank us later 🙂
Most of the events are free, some are low-cost, so you can enjoy them with out hurting your wallet and pocketbook!
You’ll also find events just for children, so you can keep your kids active and entertained this summer.
Take some time, look through all the events and try to attend a few while we still have some summer left!
Shakespeare In the Park is a New York tradition that takes place daily at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park. You need to enter an online lottery to win tickets. Click here for a website with some tips for attending. Click here for the actual Shakespeare in the Park website where you can enter the virtual ticket lottery to win seats for the show!
SummerStage offers over 100 shows throughout 18 parks in all of the 5 boroughs. You can search here by borough, neighborhood, park or the type of event you want to see. One of your favorites is the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, starting August 17th. Don’t miss it! Here’s a handy guide to help you enjoy the events.
Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival is coming to an end, but you can still catch some of the final events. Lincoln Center is one of the most popular arts venues in the NYC. Be sure to take advantage of all it has to offer. Check out the schedule here.
Free In NYC lists all types of free events throughout NYC; museums, concerts, movies, sports, TV shows, it’s all here! You can search by dates or event type. Take some time and explore all that is offered.
Youth Programs for all of you busy parents out there, here are a couple of links for fun summer activities especially for youths; MommyPoppins always has great tips and treats for family fun and over at NYC DYCD you can read the ‘The New York City Youth Guide to Summer Fun 2012’ which has a lot of information about activities and events happens for youths this summer.
Let us know if you have anything to add to the list. If you attend any of the events tell us if you enjoyed them and be sure to take some photos to send to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Enjoy!