What Goes On In NYC In The Summer

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What Goes On In NYC In The Summer

What Goes On In NYC In The Summer

It's officially summertime in NYC. As the temperatures continue to rise, so does the excitement with all the events and activities happening this month.

From concerts and movie screenings to outdoor fitness classes and museum exhibits, there's something for everyone to enjoy. 

It is always good to keep up with the july events and tips in nyc to make the most of summer.

Here are some highlights of what's going on in NYC this July.

1. Music Events

For music lovers, NYC is host to a variety of concerts and music festivals throughout the summer.

Big Names in the Music

Depending on when you read this, you might catch performances by big names like Jay-Z, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, and Stevie Wonder at Madison Square Garden this July. 

Intimate Music Events in NYC

But if you're looking for a more intimate setting, check out one of the many music venues throughout the city, such as:

  • Bowery Ballroom
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • Rough Trade NYC.

NYC's Outdoor Music 

Several concerts in parks across NYC are held for those who prefer to experience music outdoors.

Music events in NYC in the Summer

2. Art and Culture

NYC is home to some of the world's most famous museums. Several must-see exhibits are on display this summer. 

NYC Museums to Visit in the Summer

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art: "Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease" exhibit explores how close we are to eradicating some of the world's deadliest diseases. 
  • The Museum of Modern Art: "Items: Is Fashion Modern?" looks at how clothing has been used as a form of self-expression throughout history.
  • The High Line Park: home to several rotating art installations.  
  • The Brooklyn Museum: "Open House New York" looks at some of NYC's most iconic buildings.  

Arts & Culture In NYC In The Summer

3. Summer Outdoor Activities in NYC

NYC is the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors this summer.

  • Fitness in Central Park. Take advantage of the warm weather with a fitness class in one of the city's many parks, such as yoga in Central Park 
  • Boot Camp Class in Brooklyn Bridge Park. 
  • Public Beach. Swim at one of NYC's public beaches, such as Coney Island, Rockaway Beach, or Brighton Beach.
  • China Town Tour. Take a walking tour of NYC's historic Chinatown.
  • Bike in Brooklyn. Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood is a great area for a bike ride.

Outdoor Events In NYC In The Summer

What Goes On In NYC In the Summer

Here's what Here Be Barr suggests you do in NYC in the summer:

It makes sense to head outdoors with it being summer, but don't miss out on the museums that provide indoor culture. Mix with the locals and check out the New York restaurants and their local culinary delights. Experience New York as more than just a tourist to be part of what is happening. 

No matter your interests, NYC has something to offer this summer. So get out there and enjoy all the city can provide this time of year. 

What's your favorite summer activity in your town or city?

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