Welcome, June! Hello, Summer!
Starting tomorrow, the GovBallNYC is running 'til this Sunday!
Catch Pride and this year's Solstice Celebration later in the month for outdoor fun.
There's nothing like summer nights in NYC. How about Aloha night to hula your waist? Or, bring your own blankets and loved ones to Bryant Park to watch a movie at night?
Friday, June 1st - Sunday, June 3rd
GovBallNYC 2018 (Randall’s Island Park @ 11:45 AM - 11 PM)
Governors Ball Music Festival is back, and the lineup is crazier than ever before. It will be kick off on Friday 'til Sunday.Jack White, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Post Malone, Travis Scott, Silk City (Diplo + Mark Ronson), N.E.R.D, Eminem and more than other 40 artists will be there to celebrate the 2018 summer season with y’all.
Your favorite eats and sweets will be on deck; stay fueled with New Territories, Ramen Burger, Taiyaki NYC, Wowfulls, and stuffed Ice Cream!
Saturday, June 2nd
Aloha Nights (Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd, the Bronx @ 6:30 PM)
Aloha Night at New York Botanical Garden is a great chance to celebrate the cultural artistry of Hawaiian Island with a viewing of Georgia O’Keeffe: Vision of Hawaii, and be active with hula session with Hawaiian rhythm and vibes.
Hawaii is almost 5,000 miles away, but as the Hawaiians say, go with joy during the Aloha Night in NYC!
Tuesday, June 9th
Big Apple BBQ block party at Madison Square Park (Madison Square Park, New York, @ 11 AM)
One says may you always be surrounded by good friends and great barbeque.
Big Apple BBQ block party will give you that experience.
Get a taste of applewood as Madison Square Park will turn into a bbq-lover’s paradise.
The Vinho Verde Wine Experience (Canoes Studio, New York, @ 12 PM)
Uncork and unwind!
The famous Vinho Verde Wine Experience is here once again for ever-flowing wine + tasting bites from NYC’s hottest restaurants such as Eataly, Ferris, Conmigo, Silly Chilly Dumplings, and MY/MO Mochi Ice Cream.
Enjoy sipping your wine to live music from Tom Marcari and there will also be live art by Christopher Ghiraldi throughout Canoe Studios’ panoramic indoor/outdoor spaces.
Thursday, June 14th
High Line Hat Party (The Standard, High Line, @ 7 PM)
New Yorkers love hats, don’t we?
Well, this time is for you to show your creativity and fashion sense to High Line Park.
The Hat Part will be a Meatpacking-district cocktail/dance social party on the High Line to show their bold style through a hat-themed dress code.
Hats should be glittery, shiny, or any kind of theme, as long as it shows off your expression and swag!
Monday, June 18th
Bryant Park Movie Night: Fried Green Tomatoes (Bryant Park, @ 5 PM)
It’s that time of the year again.
Bring your blanket and friends, and sit on the lawn to enjoy a featured movie.
Bring your own picnic food, or purchase it by Hester Street Fair.
On this night, Fried Green Tomatoes, a classic 1991 comedy-drama film based on the novel, which tells the story of Depression-era friendship between women.
Tuesday, June 19th
Bronx Gothic (Museum of the City of New York, @ 8 PM)
“What makes New York, New York?”
For Moonlight & Movies outdoor screening series, Bronx Gothic is going to be played on the Museum’s Terrace.
Directed by Andrew Rossi in 2017, a story rooted in memories of her childhood growing up in South Bronx in the 1980's.
Thursday, June 21st
Free Solstice Celebration 2018 (32-01 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, @ 5 PM)
Summer solstice, also known as midsummer, is the longest and most light-filled day of the year.
Unite with your locals and friends to celebrate this day at the Socrates Sculpture Park.
Make memories with art-making workshops and activities from the Noguchi Museum, Free Style Arts Association, and the Blue Bus project.
Rock your hips along to performances from 696 Build Queensbridge, and Secret Society Dance Company.
At sunset, witness the annual waterfront Solstice ritual and receive those good vibes.
Friday, June 22nd
Gianmarco Soresi Headlining Stand Up NY (Stand Up NY, New York, @ 7 PM)
Gianmarco has headlined Carolines on Broadway EastVille Comedy Club, The Bier Baron performed at Comix Mohegan Sun, New York Comedy Club, Gotham, and UCB, to name a few.
A recent recipient of the Ted Greenberg Grant, he also produces The PIT's weekly all-star stand-up show The Last Laugh with Jay Schmidt and Will Purpura every Sunday at 8 PM.
Catch his headlining show at StandUP New York before the release of his first hour-special, Infinite Bris, is due later this year.
Saturday, June 23rd
Rugged Maniac - New York City (Aviator Sports, 3159 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn @ 7 AM)
Want to you get yourself fired up and challenge yourself?
Rugged Maniac is coming back to Aviator Sports and Events Center, with tougher epic obstacles. Rocket down a massive water slide, climb towers of shipping containers, and underground tunnels.
This day-long festival will also have mechanical bulls, adult bounce houses.
Sunday, June 24th
Pride Parade (7th Avenue and 16th Street, Manhattan @ 12 PM)