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What's On This Weekend In NYC | June 24-26, 2016

What's On This Weekend In NYC | June 24-26, 2016

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Updated: 7 October 2016
It’s officially summer in New York City, and in celebration of the new solstice, this weekend promises two days and three nights packed with cultural fun. Take in a free al fresco Shakespeare production, dance the night away, enjoy swanky rooftop cocktails, and be sure to celebrate your pride on Sunday. We profile what’s on this weekend in New York City.

THEATER   |   Dramatize Your Life With Shakespeare In The Park

Shakespeare in the Park is a beloved summer tradition in New York City, and you don’t want to miss this year’s all-female production of The Taming of the Shrew.
Delacorte Theater 011 | © Kathleen Maher/Flickr

Delacorte Theater 011 | © Kathleen Maher/Flickr

DANCE   |   Dance Your Way Through Midsummer Night Swing

Presented by Lincoln Center, Midsummer Night Swing will get you up and dancing the night away.

tangp | ©Luca Boldrini/flickr

tangp | © Luca Boldrini/Flickr


ART   |   Explore Your Favorite Artists’ Homes And Studios

Make a day trip out of visiting the personal homes and studios of some of New York’s most iconic artists and designers.

Louise Bourgeois | © Taís Melillo/Flickr

Louise Bourgeois | © Taís Melillo/Flickr

EVENT   |   Party In Chelsea At The Generation Bridge Summer White Party

Enjoy hand-crafted cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, music, and that unmatched Chelsea vibe at the Generation Bridge Summer White Party.

Strawberry Martini | ©daspunkt/flickr

Strawberry Martini | ©daspunkt/flickr


Food   |   Indulge At The NYC Best Wings Festival

There is nothing more ‘summer’ than beer and wings, so head to the NY Best Wings Festival where restaurants from three NYC boroughs will compete for the title of ‘best wings in NYC’.

Tequila wings | © Isaac Wedin/Flickr

Tequila wings | © Isaac Wedin/Flickr

EVENT   |   End June With A Bang At The Gay Pride Parade

June is LGBT Month, and no one celebrates quite like New York City at the annual Gay Pride Parade.

Gay Pride Parade In Dublin - 2011 | ©William Murphy/flickr

Gay Pride Parade In Dublin – 2011 | ©William Murphy/flickr