New York City is known for having one of the most passionate and spirited Pride Week celebrations in the country. Enjoy a week of thrilling events, including rallies, speeches, music performances, a street fair and the famous Pride parade.
Some of the finest museums in New York City can be explored at no charge during this annual summer event. Institutions like the Guggenheim, the Met and El Museo Del Barrio will have their collections on display.
Head to Fifth Avenue to experience one of the biggest annual parades in the city. NYC’s vibrant Puerto Rican population will be out in droves to celebrate their heritage in a parade featuring colorful floats, dancers, musicians and celebrity appearances.
Burlesque is gaining in popularity, and this special NYC event focuses on the men participating in this unique art form. Many performances in the New York Boylesque Festival include elements of circus acts, comedy shows and stripteases.
Though it’s known for mainstream attractions, Times Square also hosts this incredible international food festival every summer. Dozens of local restaurants will be serving up dishes from around the world while live music is performed throughout the square.
New York City celebrates public art performances with this annual series. Hundreds of shows are planned for each summer, including dance, theater, music and spoken word, with many performances held for free in public parks.
Bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy sunset screenings of classic movies during annual summer film fest in Manhattan. Thousands of audience members attend each of the screenings, which are held on Monday nights throughout the summer.
Via our NYC Events calendar, you can see all major events in New York City.