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Jun 15, 2021 | Seasonal Things to Do

5 Fun Things to Do this Summer in NYC 2021

New York’s summer events 2021 calendar is bursting with things too good to miss. If you’re unsure of what to do or where to go, read on for The Manhattan Club’s top five picks of fun things to do this summer in NYC.

1. Baseball

Now - October 3

NYC is home to the well loved Yankee Stadium and Citi Field, which are both packed to the max in the summer. Stay up to date with the Yankees and Mets schedule to snag tickets to a home game. Get decked out in the latest fan gear and arrive early to congregate with other fans and enjoy some local food and drinks outside the stadiums.

2. Lincoln Center Restart Stages

Now - TBD

As we patiently await Broadway’s reopening, the Lincoln Center continues to fill the live performance void in our heart with their Restart Stages collaboration - an outdoor performing arts center with 10 performance and rehearsal spaces. Visit their website for a list of upcoming summer concerts and performances, family activities, and civic engagement events.

3. SummerStage Central Park

June 17 - October 2021

Whether it’s to sing, dance, or sway to good tunes, SummerStage has something for everyone. Live, in-person performances return to Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, and The Coney Island Amphitheater. This is the perfect opportunity to see some of the best and up-and-coming artists and performers of distinctly New York genres including hip-hop, Latin, indie rock, contemporary dance, jazz, and global music. It’s also the perfect way to spend a sunny, summer day in New York.

4. Shakespeare in the Park

July 5 - August 29

Lining up for free, same-day tickets for Shakespeare in the Park is a “must” experience for anyone coming to NYC in summer. This season, the theater company plans to stage Merry Wives, an adaptation of The Merry Wives of Windsor, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. More details will be posted when available, so check their website for updates.

5. Summer NYC Restaurant Week

July 19 - August 15

NYC Restaurant Week returns this summer with more options than ever, including the first-ever Signature Dining Experience. With multi-course prix-fixe meals at hundreds of the City’s finest restaurants, the program invites diners to celebrate and sample the incredible array of eateries that make up NYC’s culinary culture. Sign up for the latest news and book tables on their website.

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