FRIDAY, JULY 1st – SUNDAY, JULY 3rd
ART | Art Meets Politics At Jack Shainman Gallery’s For Freedoms
Tuesday, June 7th – Friday, July 29th
Art sparks a political conversation at Jack Shainman Gallery’s thought-provoking exhibition.
ART | Go Global At The 45th Annual International African Arts Festival
Friday, July 1st – Monday, July 4th
Celebrate the best of African art forms at the 45th annual International African Arts Festival, dedicated to the traditional and contemporary expression of African culture.
MONDAY, JULY 4th – SUNDAY, JULY 10th
EVENT | Light Up The Night At Macy’s 40th Annual Fourth Of July Fireworks
Monday, July 4th
This Independence Day marks the 40th year of Macy’s fantastic fireworks display.
FOOD | Indulge In The Best Of French Cuisine At French Restaurant Week
Monday, July 4th – Sunday, July 17th
A whole week of incredible French fare? Oui oui! Don’t miss French Restaurant Week as Bastille Day approaches.
DANCE | Dance Is On Tap At The Tap City Festival
Tuesday, July 5th – Monday, July 11th
American tap dance festival Tap City is here to get New Yorkers on their feet.
THEATER | Enjoy The Stage Outdoors When Broadway Comes To Bryant Park
Thursday, July 7th – Thursday, August 11th
Broadway in Bryant Park showcases your favorite on-stage hits against an unmatched NYC backdrop in the great outdoors.
MUSIC | Jam To New Music At The 4Knots Music Festival
Saturday, July 9th
The sixth annual 4Knots Music Festival returns to the South Street Seaport this Saturday, featuring groundbreaking artists emerging onto the scene.
EVENT | Fly High In The Sky On Kite Day
Saturday, July 9th
Socrates Sculpture Park welcomes children of all ages to this kite-flying event, where ideas of community and freedom are explored through art and good old summer fun.
DANCE | Step To The Beat At NYC Midsummer Night Swing
Wednesday, June 21st – Saturday, July 9th
Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing hosts a plethora of performances and dance-related events to celebrate the summer solstice.
EVENT | Celebrate French Nationalism On Bastille Day
Sunday, July 10th
Come out for a memorable afternoon of French food, culture, and entertainment, presented by the French Institute Alliance in honor of Bastille Day.
MONDAY, JULY 11th – SUNDAY, JULY 17th
CULTURE | Celebrate The LGBTQ Arts At The Fresh Fruit Festival
Monday, July 11th – Sunday, July 24th
All Out Arts presents the Fresh Fruit Festival to honor and celebrate the LGBTQ presence in the NYC arts scene.
FILM | Sit Back, Relax, And Enjoy The Long Island International Film Expo
Wednesday, July 13th – Thursday, July 21st
This month, the Long Island International Film Expo will feature a selection of short film screenings, competitions, and prizes.
THEATER | Get Dramatic At The Lincoln Center Festival
Wednesday, July 13th – Sunday, July 31st
Head to New York City’s performing arts epicenter for a string of incredible performances at the Lincoln Center Festival.
MUSIC | Celebrate Hip-Hop Culture At The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival
Wednesday, July 13th – Saturday, July 16th
Brooklyn Bodega presents the 12th annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, which promises three days of incredible hip-hop culture and music.
MUSIC | Make A Splash At City Of Water Day
Saturday, July 16th
Head to the waterfront for the ninth annual City of Water Day – a free family festival presented by the Waterfront Alliance on Governors Island.
FOOD | Eat Your Heart Out At Cook Out NYC
Saturday, July 16th
Food Karma presents Cook Out NYC: Running with the Beef, which promises a day of incredible Spanish-themed food and festivities.
FOOD | Enjoy Hot Food And Cool Vibes At The Jamaican Jerk Festival
Sunday, July 17th
Get spicy, excite your pallet, and explore traditional Jamaican delicacies at the sixth annual Jamaican Jerk Festival.
MONDAY, JULY 18th – SUNDAY, JULY 24th
MUSIC | Get Jazzy At The 92nd Street Y’s Jazz In July
Tuesday, July 19th – Thursday, July 28th
The summer’s hottest jazz festival hits the streets this month when the 92nd Street Y hosts Jazz In July.
MUSIC | Dance, Dance, Dance At The Panorama Music Festival
Friday, July 22nd – Sunday, July 24th
One of the summer’s most exciting music festivals, the Panorama Music Festival promises a weekend of unmissable performances by your favorite artists.
THEATER | Catch The Best New Performances At The Summer Shorts Festival
Friday, July 22 – Saturday, September 3rd
Showcasing a range of new American plays, the Summer Shorts Festival reacquaints audiences with American theater, and introduces them to new talent.
THEATER | Indulge In Free Drama At Shakespeare In The Park
Tuesday, July 19th – Sunday, August 14th
Head to the Delacorte Theater in Central Park for an unmissable free performance of Troilus and Cressida – one of Shakespeare’s most rarely-produced plays.
EVENT | Find The Treasure At The NY Challenge: Scavenger Race
Sunday, July 24th
NYC’s greatest summer scavenger hunt is back this July, and features a range of fun activities for participants of all ages.
MONDAY, JULY 25th – SUNDAY, JULY 31st
FILM | Indulge Your Love Of Film At The TromaDance Film Festival
Friday, July 29th – Saturday, July 30th
Don’t miss the film festival entirely devoted to filmmakers and their fans. TromaDance features a range of independent films, so come see and be seen.
EVENT | It’s All About The Spoken Word At NYC Poetry Festival
Saturday, July 30th – Sunday, July 31st
Love reading poetry? Love listening to it? Then the NYC Poetry Festival is an unmissable event for you.
FILM | Film Gets Animated At The Animation Block Party Festival
Thursday, July 28th – Sunday, July 31st
The Animation Block Party Festival is dedicated to exhibiting the world’s best independent, professional and amateur animated films.