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Summer Events in New York City

Your guide to summer fun in New York City. Concerts, festivals, Shakespeare in the Park, and tons of other hot Manhattan summer events.

Labor Day Weekend Events in New York City
Enjoy Labor Day weekend in New York City.

NYC Gay Pride Parade

William Shakespeare in the Park -- Shakespeare in Central Park
See Shakespeare's As You Like It or Sondheim's Into the Woods in Central Park this summer.

Rooftop Films
See new underground films on rooftops in New York City this summer.

Summer Streets in New York City
Bike, run, walk, and have fun on a traffic-free Park Avenue during Summer Streets in New York City. Free bike rentals, free fitness classes, free tennis lessons, live music, and more.

BMW Guggenheim Lab
Visit the BMW Guggenheim Lab in the East Village for free lectures, films, exhibits, and workshops inspired by the theme of urban comfort.

Bastille Day in New York City
Bastille Day in New York City means a celebration of all things French -- wine, cheese, music, culture, and more.

New York City Restaurant Week -- Summer 2009
Dine at New York City's best restaurants for only $24.07 (lunch) or $35.00 (dinner). Participating restaurants include Nobu, Spice Market, and many more.

The Pop-Up Chapel
In response to the passage of New York's Marriage Equality Act, The Pop-Up Chapel will marry same-sex New York couples en masse, free of charge, on July 30, 2011. The event will provide all wedding necessities, from the photographer to the officiant to the witnesses, and even the cupcakes. Find out more about this unique event, scheduled to take...

Best Places to Watch the July 4 Fireworks in New York City
Find the best spots to see the Macy's July 4th fireworks in New York City.

NYC Street Fairs
Your guide to NYC street fairs and festivals from April through November.

Farmers Markets in New York City
Our guide to NYC farmers markets and greenmarkets

Gay Themed Theater in New York City for Summer and Fall 2011
Gay characters and themes are always plentiful in New York City theater, from tiny shows to major Broadway productions. Here's a look at the best and gayest of what's on offer for Summer and Fall 2011.

Gen Art Film Festival: The Best New Independent Films Premiere at Gen Art New...
The Gen Art Film Festival, which runs in New York from April 3 through April 11, showcases the best in new independent films from the most promising directors. See seven buzz-worthy new independent films featuring top actors and performers. Then attend seven hot after-parties at New York's hottest lounges and clubs.

NYC Gay Pride Guide 2012
You likely know that New York City was the setting for the 1969 Stonewall Riots that sparked the first-ever gay pride marches. But you may not also realize that Gotham boasts, by far, the most local prides of any city in the world. Here's your day-by-day guide to NYC's biggest LGBT pride events this June.

The Gay Pride Parade in New York
See photos of the spectacular Gay Pride Parade in New York City -- part of New York's annual LGBT Pride celebration.

July Summer Street Fairs and Festivals in New York City
A schedule of New York City summer street fairs and outdoor festivals for July. Enjoy street fairs in Manhattan this summer.

New York Puerto Rican Day Parade Photos
See the highlights of this year's Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City. Bikini-clad dancers, Mayor Bloomberg, John Leguizamo, and much more.

Summer on the Hudson
The Summer on the Hudson festival includes a whole summer full of fun events in Riverside Park -- including outdoor movies and theater performances, yoga, kayaking, soccer, tennis, and much more.

Pride Goes East 2011
New York City's arty Lower East Side officially ushers in Manhattan's 2011 gay pride season with its Pride Goes East, a month-long collection of theater, performances and parties. Kicking things off is the June 4th Gay Pride Month Launch Party, headlined by Sir Ari Gold and featuring a Go Gaga Look-Alike Competition.

The Rally 2012 - NYC's Gay Pride Rally
One month after the Stonewall Riots that fully ushered in the modern gay rights movement, a group of 500 people gathered in Washington Square Park for a a "Gay Power" demonstration. Now called The Rally, this event is the longest-running element of New York City's LGBT Pride, and is held on the Saturday of the weekend before the main march (for...

Pride Week NYC
New York City's gay community gathers for Pride Week 2008 from June 18-25 to celebrate gay pride, raise their voices for gay liberation and commemorate the anniversary of Stonewall. New York Pride Week 2006 features one of the country's largest gay pride parades

The Center's Garden Party
Refer to this page for information about The Center's Garden Party. Find full event info for the LGBT Center's Garden Party during New York City's Gay Pride Week.

St. John the Divine's Spirit of Pride
Refer to this Spirit of Pride article for more information on St. John's the Divine's Spirit of Pride in New York City. Find useful info for this year's Spirit of Pride event.

Macy's July Fourth Fireworks in New York City: July 4 Macy's Fireworks
View the famous Macy's Fireworks in New York City on July Fourth. July 4 fireworks viewing locations -- including FDR Drive, the Statue of Liberty, Roosevelt Island, and river cruises.

July 4th Weekend Events in New York City
Find events, fireworks, and more things to do in New York City this July 4th weekend.

Free New York City Summer Festivals and Concerts
Learn more about free summer festivals and concerts in New York City. Check out the downtown River to River Festival, jazz in Washington Square Park, and more.

Bryant Park Movies -- New York City Outdoor Film Festival
Schedule for Bryant Park outdoor movies and other Bryant Park events.

New York International Fringe Festival -- FringeNYC
The New York International Fringe Festival features 13 days of experimental and cutting-edge performances by up-and-coming artists.

Staten Island Pride 2011
Staten Island kicks off NYC's 2011 gay pride season with its seventh annual Pride Parade & Festival on June 4. The local gay scene may have taken a few hits over the last year, but its plucky pride is now a constant, and always a much-anticipated event for the borough's many LGBT people.

Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center
Don't miss the annual Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center. Enjoy concerts by the Mostly Mozart Orchestra and visiting orchestras, ensembles, soloists, dance and opera companies, and more.

June Events in New York City
Find summer events and things to do this June in New York City. Check out our June event guide for information on summer street fairs, concerts, festivals, and much more.

Labor Day Weekend Events in New York City

New York City Summer Event Guide -- Free Concerts, Movies, and Things to Do
Get the scoop on the hottest summer events in New York City. Central Park SummerStage, Shakespeare in the Park, Free Concerts and Movies.

August Events in New York City
Find summer events and things to do this August in New York City. Check out our August event guide for information on summer street fairs, concerts, festivals, and much more.

Midsummer Night Swing
View the schedule for Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center, featuring 25 summer nights of dancing fun -- swing, salsa, tango, disco, and more. Each Midsummer Night Swing begins with an hour long lesson to learn some moves. It's a night of dancing in the streets of Manhattan.

Central Park SummerStage -- Free Concerts in New York City's Central Park
Information on Central Park Summerstage. See free concerts and performances in New York City's Central Park. Featured performers include Death Cab for Cutie, Elvis Costello, and Lyle Lovett.

Outdoor Movies in New York CIty
The hey-day of the drive-in movie is over, but New Yorkers can enjoy outdoor "walk-in" movies all over Manhattan this summer. So pack up your beach blanket and your popcorn for a night at the movies under the stars. The HBO Film Festival in Bryant Park has become a summer tradition and inspired other outdoor movie screenings all over...

New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Park
Enjoy free concerts in New York City's parks featuring the New York Philharmonic.

Free New York City Summer Festivals and Concerts
Learn more about free summer festivals and concerts in New York City. Check out the downtown River to River Festival, jazz in Washington Square Park, and more.

Free Summer Concerts in New York -- Today Show and Good Morning America
Attend free summer concerts in New York City, sponsored by Today and Good Morning America.

Southwest Porch in Bryant Park
The new Southwest Porch in Bryant Park is a great new place to relax outdoors with a drink and a snack from wichcraft this summer.

July Events in New York City
Find summer events and things to do in July 2009 in New York City. Check out our July event guide for information on summer street fairs, concerts, festivals, and much more.

June Summer Street Fairs and Festivals in New York City
A schedule of New York City summer street fairs and outdoor festivals for June of 2009.

May Events in New York City
Find events and things to do in May 2011 in New York City. Check out our May event guide for information on the Tribeca Film Festival, NYC AIDS Walk, the Five Boro Bike Tour, Mother's Day, street fairs, and much more.

Memorial Day Weekend Events in New York City
Find events and things to do in New York City this Memorial Day weekend.

Museum Mile Festival
At the Museum Mile Festival, enjoy free admission to the finest museums on Fifth Avenue-- including the Guggenheim, the Museum of the City of New York.The festival also features live music, entertainment, street art, family fun.

New York Celebrates 400th Anniversary of Henry Hudson's Historic Voyage
Celebrate 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's voyage to New York, the discovery of the Hudson River, and the founding of New Amsterdam. NY400 Week in New York will host free events on the Hudson River and in New York City.

Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York
Celebrate Puerto Rican culture at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York. Join celebrities including Marc Anthony (Mr. JLo) and Fat Joe.

Queensborough Bridge Centennial Fireworks
The Queensborough Bridge (aka 59th Street Bridge) turns 100 years old this year and New York City is celebrating with fireworks and a week-long Queensborough Bridge Centennial.

Summer Concerts in New York
Check out hot summer concerts at New York's best live music venues. Get directions, ticket information, and schedules for concerts at Madison Square Garden, Central Park SummerStage, Irving Plaza, the Nokia Theatre Times Square, and many more. See Madonna, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Elvis Costello, and many more.

New York City Waterfalls
The New York City Waterfalls is an art installation featuring four 90 - 120 foot man-made waterfalls at four sites around New York City.

Times Square and Herald Go Traffic-Free for the Summer
Enjoy new public plazas in Times Square and Herald Square this summer as traffic is banned from Broadway for the Green Light for Midtown program.

New York's Most Sinful Walking Tour
Come along on a sinful walking tour celebrating New York vice. Your mission is to commit seven deadly sins in one day. John Keller tells you how.

Summer in Little Italy Festival
Enjoy summer in Little Italy at this annual festival. Every weekend during the summer, Mulberry Street closes to vehicle traffic and the Little Italy merchants come out for a street fair. Festival events include concerts, clam shucking, pasta eating, a kids' festival,and much more.

SummerStage in Central Park -- Calendar
Search the SummerStage event calendar to find FREE music, dance, and film performances in Central Park. 2005 is the 20th anniversary of SummerStage -- artists this year include Elvis Costello, Patti Smith, the Blind Boys of Alabama, and many more.

Watch the Macy's Fireworks Show in New York City
See the 2010 Macy's July 4th fireworks show over the Hudson River in New York City.

Ten Top Broadway Shows to See this Summer
Catch the hottest summer shows on Broadway and beyond -- including hot new Broadway premieres, Shakespeare in the Park, summer runs of past favorites, and more.

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