There is nothing quite like exploring during the warmer months and being in the Big Apple is the perfect chance to do just that. These are just a few ideas of things that are going on during the summer months in New York City. I am sure that there is plenty more to do and see but this will get you started.
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PotterCon – If you are a Harry Potter fan, then this one is for you! PotterCon is held at Irving Plaza for a day filled with everything Harry Potter. You can enjoy some Butterbeer, enter costume contests and also indulge in some trivia. There is even some fun with the Sorting Hat, House Cup Trivia tournament and also a photo booth.
Governors Ball Music Festival – Summer concerts are a must when you are visiting New York City. SummerStage represents all aspects of the city. Celebrate Brooklyn! Is brought to you right from Prospect Park. Northside represents the Brooklyn indie market. The Ball is the city’s only big-tent pop fest. The annual Randalls Island event is where you can listen to hip-hop chart toppers, buzz bands, pop sensations and EDM overlords.
Summer music festivals – New York has quickly become the place for music festivals in the summer like it is for ice skating in the winter. Your favorite bands can be seen in beautiful weather at places such as Central park and also Celebrate Brooklyn! Bandshell. Make sure you catch some sort of show while you are in town.
Jazz Age Lawn Party – This is a definite must if you are looking to dance and do awesome things outside. Governors Island is the perfect way to get away from real life for a little bit and travel back to the Prohibition-era. This also includes some awesome summer drinks. You are totally encouraged to dress the part and come and join the fun!
The Panorama Music Festival – If you are a fan of Coachella in CA, than you will love this in NYC. Goldenvoice has made the Panorama Music Festival the East Coast equivalent and you can enjoy it for 3 days in July.
Battle of the Burger – You can taste your way through 20 of New York’s best burgers at this battle of the burgers. Only one can be crowned king and you will get to be part of the magic. There is nothing like some good food and fun while in the city.
There is so much fun stuff to explore and do while you are in New York City, and these are just the beginning. Even if you only make it to one of these things this summer, you will not regret it.
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