The 54 Best Things To Do In New York In June 2024

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New York City is one of the places you can always find something to do, whether it’s snowing outside, the sun is shining, or you are stuck in the midst of a spring shower – the Big Apple always has something to offer. New York in June is a charming time. The summer temperatures are rolling in, the parks are filled with people, outdoor activities are in full effect and the city colors come alive. In the evening, many restaurants and rooftop bars welcome you to sit outside. June also offers some exciting events and attractions. See below for some of New York’s most popular events in June!

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My 54 Favorite Things To Do in NYC in June

Some of our favorite things to do in NYC in June are listed below, as always, NYC has something on offer for everyone and we are sure that you will find something that excites you!

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    Celebrate Gay Pride & Christopher Street Parade

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    The New York Gay Pride Week is the oldest in the world. The beautiful Greenwich Village invites thousands of people each year to Gay Pride. Christopher Street is especially colorful and you will notice the well-known rainbow flags, which are a symbol of the LGBTQ community, everywhere. Even the global company Google adorns its exterior with a flag in support of the community. Gay Pride Week recalls the first homosexual homicide by the police in 1969.

    The parade has become a tradition, with an average of 500,000 visitors per year. It makes it one of the biggest parades in New York City and will most likely be one of the top events in New York in June. It usually moves through 5th Avenue (Madison Square Garden) to Greenwich Street. The parade ends at Pier 54 and is met with an exuberant party.

    The parade will take place on June 30, 2024. Here you can see our Guide to Gay Pride in New York.

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    Enjoy a Rosé at Loreley Beer Garden

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    Until June 30, 2024, you can enjoy various types of rosé at the Summer Rosé Festival at Loreley Beer Garden, e.g. wine, cider, frosé and cocktails. It’s the perfect place to sit on the seasonally decorated garden terrace when the weather is nice. The highlight: the Frosé Flamingo, which is served in an inflatable flamingo that you can keep! There are also daily happy hour offers from 5 pm on weekdays and from noon on Fridays to Sundays.

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    Celebrate National Donut Day on June 7, 2024!

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    Treat yourself with a tasty donut on June 7th to celebrate National Donut Day. For example, at Peter Pan Donuts in Williamsburg, you’ll find delicious freshly baked donuts.

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    Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit

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    The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit is a twice-yearly event that takes place in the spring and fall in Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village, New York City. The exhibit features a wide range of artwork from local and international artists, including paintings, sculptures, photography, and more.

    The event is organized by the Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit, Inc., a non-profit organization that promotes the work of emerging and established artists. It has been held every year since 1932, making it one of the oldest outdoor art exhibits in the country.

    The exhibit is open to the public and is free to attend. Visitors can browse and purchase artwork from over 300 artists, and there are also food vendors and live music performances. The exhibit is a great opportunity to see and support the work of talented artists and experience the vibrant culture of Greenwich Village.

    • When? usually beginning of June
    • Where? University Place
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    Sunset Salsa at Hudson River Park

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    Hudson River Park invites you to dance! Sunset Salsa at Hudson River Park takes place every Thursday this summer. Talía Castro-Pozo, dubbed the “Woman of Salsa” by Latina Magazine, is a professional dancer and is skilled in all dances from Ballroom to Jazz.

    At Sunset Salsa, beginners and advanced dancers can dance under the stars and enjoy themselves. This event is free, donations are welcome!

    • When? Every Thursday from June 1 – August 31; starting at 6:30 p.m.
    • Where? Hudson River Park, Pier 76
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    Experience New York in June quite relaxed with a cruise

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    The sailing cruises are back to the rivers of New York City. Sailing in New York City is one of my favorite things to do during June. There’s nothing better than watching the sunset and enjoying a glass of wine onboard. Here are some amazing options that are taking place right now, with safety measures of course:

    👉 These are the best cruises in summer.

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    Explore Photoville from June 1 - 16, 2024

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    Photoville is back and your Instagram or whatever social media platform you use is about to get meta. NYC hosts a bounty of beautiful photography exhibitions. It takes place in Brooklyn Bridge Park with more than 600 artists, 75 exhibitions, talks, screenings, seminars and hands-on workshops for budding shutterbugs.

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    Tribeca Film Festival (June 5-16, 2024)

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    In 2002, Robert De Niro and producer Jane Rosenthal created the Tribeca Film Festival to bring life back to the neighborhood near Ground Zero. New York City suffered greatly from the attacks of September 11, 2001, and Di Niro’s intention in creating the festival was to help New Yorkers out of this deep-seated depression and give them reason to celebrate again.

    The Tribeca Film Festival has grown over the years, and now all the big names from the film industry show up each spring. There are many associated events like short film presentations, film premiers, and various awards. 

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    NY Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks (usually in June)

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    For those of you asking what are the NY Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, this is a wonderful free series of classical concerts put on by the NY Philharmonic in each of the five boroughs. Since 1965, the NY Philharmonic has been putting on this classical concert series throughout the New York parks during the summer.

    My tip: these are all free concerts in the Parks this year.

    The dates for 2024 will be announced soon.

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    See the Broadway stars at the Tony Awards

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    There is no more remarkable event for theater lovers than the Tony Awards. This annual event celebrates the best and brightest stars, directors, and productions of the past year. The Tonys are the Oscars of the theater world, and winning one is the ultimate validation of one’s work in the Broadway Industry.

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    Uptown Night Market

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    New York City’s largest festival of cuisine, culture, and community is back for the third time! This year, the Uptown Night Market will take place on the second Thursday of each month in West Harlem from May through October. Celebrating diverse cultures from around the world, the festival will feature a variety of performances and activities for the whole family.

    Unique and tasty foods from around the globe are offered by numerous food vendors. This festival is a MUST for all food lovers! Check out my article about Night Markets in NYC here.

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    Sunset Soiree on Governors Island

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    Experience the Sunset Soirée on Governors Island, a vibrant summer event featuring cocktails, delicious food, tram tours, and a live DJ against the stunning sunset backdrop of Lower Manhattan. Beyond mere festivities, it’s a dynamic social gathering where guests can express their fondness for Governors Island while contributing to its preservation.

    Launched in 2023, Governors Island Nature engages visitors with the island’s 120 acres of natural and built open spaces through education, programs, and stewardship projects, promoting awareness of horticulture, biodiversity, and climate change impacts. Proceeds from the event support The Friends of Governors Island, ensuring the island’s growth and accessibility, funding green space stewardship, enhancing visitor experiences, and fostering a community dedicated to the island’s future.

    • When? Wednesday, June 12, 2024 | 6:00 – 9:00 pm
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    Summer Concerts at Wells Fargo Stage

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    This summer, there are also free live outdoor concerts at Hudson Yards! Every Wednesday from June through August, the events take place at Public Square & Gardens on the Wells Fargo Stage (by The Bowery Presents).

    Following each concert, you’ll find various after hour events at a few select bars and restaurants in The Shops & Restaurants at Hudson Yards. There will be special food & drinks and live DJs will provide you with cool music.

    For more information and the full line-up, check out the official website.

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    The Best Broadway Shows in June 2024 in New York

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    The answer to whether you should or should not see a Broadway show when visiting New York in June is crystal clear: YES, it absolutely belongs on your bucket list! What is not always as clear, however, is which show to pick.

    In order to help you out, we’ve created an overview of the absolute best Broadway shows in NYC in June!

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    The Seaport Cinema

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    The Seaport Cinema is back! Between June and September, you can watch exciting movies once a month in a great location. While watching the movie on a big screen, you can enjoy snacks and drinks. There are popcorn, pretzels, and sweets, but also tater tots and chicken fingers to satisfy your small appetite. Beer and cocktails will quench your thirst.

    Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and you should arrive early to get the best seats. The motto is: first come, first served! The best thing about this event? It is FREE of charge!

    Where? The Rooftop at Pier 17, 89 South Street

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    Picnicking in Central Park

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    Picnicking in Central Park is always a must-do activity during the summer. There are countless large and small lawns that invite you to relax, making for quite a few spots that are suitable for picnicking in the park, not just the popular Sheep Meadow.

    The largest lawn in Central Park is the Great Lawn, where the popular Central Park Concerts are held. The Great Lawn is a large, green space and is a wonderful spot to relax and have a picnic in the park after a long walk. For the athletes among you, there are even some baseball fields on the green, oval area. You’ll find the Great Lawn in the middle of the park at the 79th to 86th street level.

    Another picnic option is East Green. Here you can sit on a blanket between the trees and enjoy your meal. The East Green is located on 5th Avenue between 69th and 72nd Street.

    The most romantic picnic spot in Central Park is definitely Cherry Hill by the Bow Bridge. It has been the backdrop for many Hollywood movies, such as You’ve got Mail. You can make yourself comfortable on a small slope and enjoy the beautiful view of the lake and the bridge. The bridge is located in the middle of the park around 72nd Street.

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    Bronx Night Market

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    The Bronx Night Market is one of the best places to find foods that celebrate New York City’s most northern borough. Each spring, this event supports the Bronx’s food scene by offering world-class events that are affordable. Be ready to celebrate cuisine and culture, as it represents NYC’s diverse offerings and encourages people from all around the city to experience this borough.

    You’ll find just about every type of food, from ice cream, latkes, and pastries, to tamales, soul food, and vegan options. There are also other types of local merchants and live entertainment.

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    Attend the Governors Ball Music Festival (June 7-9, 2024)

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    The Governors Ball Music Festival, originally held on Governors Island, will now take place in a new location. Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, with its green lawns and lofty trees, is the perfect location for a festival weekend in the summer.

    In addition to an exciting lineup with great musicians, GOV BALL also offers a wide selection of food and drinks to suit every taste. With this, nothing can stop you from having an exciting festival weekend in New York!

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    Rooftop Cinema Club Midtown

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    We love the Summer Movies in NYC, which are available at different places in New York. They are an absolute MUST DO in the summer, so you should definitely plan the (Free) Summer Movies for yourself. But you can also go one floor higher: with the cinema events on the roofs of hotels or bars.

    The Rooftop Film Club on top of the Skylawn Embassy Suites shows films in lofty heights on several days during the summer. For the full list of all the movies & dates as well as tickets, you should check the Rooftop Cinema Club’s website.

    These are some of the movies you can see in June 2024:

    • June 1: Ratatouille | Wonka | Sleepless in Seattle | Almost Famous | Fight Club
    • June 6: Zoolander | 10 Things I Hate About You | Bottoms
    • June 11: Selena | Clueless | The Mummy (1999)
    • June 16: A Goofy Movie | Finding Nemo | Raiders of the lost Ark | Bog Daddy | Love & Basketball
    • June 24: Moulin Rouge! | White Chicks | Scream (1996)
    • June 29: Wonka | Jurassic Park | Death becomes her | Election | Blue Streak
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    The MLB is on in June!

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    Are you a sports fan? Awesome! In June you can attend Baseball games in New York City. Whether you’re a fan of the New York Yankees or the Mets, attending a Baseball game in NYC is definitely something you shouldn’t miss this month!

    Here you find the best New York Yankees Tickets and New York Mets Tickets

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    Discover New York from an observation deck

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    The observation decks in NYC allow you to see the city from a unique perspective! Collect unforgettable memories by visiting the Empire State Building, the Top of the Rock, or the One World Observatory. Each platform has its unique feature and offers a great view of the city, but The Edge and The Summit are my favorites!

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    If you want to visit several observations decks, attractions and tours in New York, check out the New York sightseeing passes. You can save up to 60% on the ticket price!

    To find out which New York Pass is the best for you, check out my New York Pass Comparison.

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    Brklyn Film Festival (May 31 - June 9, 2024)

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    If you can’t get enough of movies in the summer, New York is the place to be. The Brooklyn Film Festival features more than 100 films from around the world – this year’s 25th anniversary also features many premieres! There’s everything from documentaries to animation and other film experiments.

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    Visit Bryant Park Film Festival or ...

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    One of the best things to do in June in New York is visiting the free Bryant Park Film Festival in Bryant Park. In the heart of Manhattan, people gather in the summer months with blankets and chairs they’ve brought themselves to relax at the outdoor movie theater. Bryant Park is just under a 5 minute walk from Times Square, surrounded by tall trees, so it’s a bit secluded from the rest, but you’re still in the middle of it all: Awesome!

    My tip: These are all free summer movie location in NYC this year.

    The dates for 2024 will be announced soon.

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    Bryant Park Picnic Performances

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    When visiting New York this summer, don’t miss out on the Bryant Park Picnic Performances! These free concerts perfectly encapsulate the essence of the city, offering great surroundings, exciting events, and the chance to mingle with locals. Joining the lineup of the city’s free summer concert series, Bryant Park Picnic Performances promises an unforgettable experience for all.

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    Go to Five Points Festival in Brooklyn (June 8-9, 2024)

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    Five Points Festival is the perfect event for fans of Street Art, Live Painting, Designer Toys and Indie Comics. This festival takes place at Zero Space in Brooklyn and brings together so many different kinds of art. Besides that there will be some amazing food trucks & craft beer and you can also get yourself a new tattoo by one of the artists.

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    Big Screen at Hudson Yards

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    From May to October, you can see major international sporting events at The Big Screen at The Backyard at Hudson Yards. Sports fans can watch baseball playoffs, golf, soccer, Formula 1, tennis tournaments, women’s soccer, and more on the approximately huge screen.

    There will be additional Movie Nights here again starting in September, where you can watch big blockbusters. Which movies will be shown this year is yet to be announced.

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    Join the National Puerto Rican Parade on June 11, 2024

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    The Puerto Rican Day Parade has been held annually since 1959 on Fifth Avenue in the Manhattan district. The parade is held on the second Sunday in June in honor of almost four million Puerto Rican citizens and all people of Puerto Rican descent living on the US mainland.

    There will be a lot of dancing and celebrating everywhere. Even if you’re watching the parade, the event will surely have you dancing as well. It’s really worth seeing the parade and is definitely a summer highlight.

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    New York Philharmonic

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    The New York Philharmonic is the oldest symphony orchestra in the US, founded back in 1842. I was very impressed when I saw them for the first time at the Free Concerts in the Park. So if you like art and culture, a visit to the New York Philharmonic should definitely be on your bucket list!

    Photo: Diamond Schmitt Architects

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    Experience New York like a local: Willy Wall!

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    Affectionately known as “Willy Wall,” The Honorable William Wall serves as the floating clubhouse for the Manhattan Yacht Club, anchored in New York Harbor from May to October. This exclusive spot offers more than just stunning views of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty—it’s also the perfect vantage point to catch breathtaking sunsets over the harbor.

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    BEAST Speedboat Ride

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    Probably the most popular boat tour in New York in the summer is the fast ride on the speedboat “The Beast”. It is an extremely thrilling experience that you should not miss out on. This custom-built, 70-foot speedboat speeds in the direction of the Statue of Liberty at 45 mph! Make sure you are ready to get splashed with water because this is not an easy ride! Definitely a must for all of the adrenaline junkies out there!

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    Visit Little Island at Pier 54

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    Little Island is a park on 132 tulip-shaped concrete stilts in the Hudson River. It’s not far from the Meatpacking District and the High Line Park and is perfect for a nice day outside.

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    Enjoy Shakespeare in the Park (June - August)

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    A cherished summer tradition, Shakespeare in the Park offers free performances of classic plays by William Shakespeare at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. This outdoor event provides a truly immersive experience, with the theater nestled amidst the beauty of Central Park, adjacent to Turtle Pond.

    Note: The Delacorte Theater, home of Free Shakespeare in the Park, is under construction and undergoing a much-needed renovation through 2025. So this year, Shakespeare in the Park is being brought to you differently. More information will be available soon.

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    Visit The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

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    In June, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, the only floating museum in NYC. Anchored on the Hudson River, this aircraft carrier boasts an impressive collection of historically significant military and maritime vehicles, including museum ships. Perfect for both kids and adults, the museum offers a captivating exploration of US military and maritime history through a diverse array of artifacts and exhibits.

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    Museum Mile Festival (June 11, 2024)

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    As the name suggests, the Museum Mile Festival is a mile-long celebration of art and culture. The annual festival is geared towards letting people experience special art collections amassed from various museums along Fifth Avenue in New York. During the event, visitors can enjoy artistic masterpieces that stretch over 20 blocks.

    The Museum Mile Festival is a fan favorite among locals and is completely free to the public. It also features inclusive activities like face painting, chalk art drawing, and live shows by street performers.

    My tip: these are all summer festivals in NYC this year.

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    Summer Stage Festival

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    Summer Stage Festival lets you visit more than 100 concerts & shows for free in many parks all over the city. It’s one of the most popular summer events in NYC and a MUST-DO for locals. If you’re in New York City this summer, be sure to check out one of the shows!

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    Walk the High Line

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    The green terrace in the middle of Manhattan is a great experience in fine weather. The decommissioned freight rail track was once overgrown completely as it fell out of use. Based on the plants that grew there, a park was built in homage to the interesting plants that flourish in the city. Walk from the Meatpacking District (Gansevoort Street) on the High Line towards the Hudson Yards and enjoy the beautiful spring weather.

    There are many lovely cafés, galleries, and great bars along the High Line – and with Gallow Green you can also find one of my favorite rooftop bars in the city.

    My tip: These are the best spots along the High Line for me.

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    Spend some time in Little Italy, SoHo and Chinatown

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    Manhattan’s SoHo, Little Italy, and Chinatown neighborhoods offer the most varied stories of New York City and they’re known for their variety of excellent restaurants and shops. Take a 2-hour tour with a local guide and discover hidden gems and 19th-century buildings or discover the area on your own.

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    Spend your evening at one of the rooftops of New York

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    For me, the cloudM Rooftop Bar is one of the most beautiful rooftop bars not only in the Lower East Side, but in all of New York. It is located on the roof of the citizenM New York Bowery Hotel and offers everything that makes a good rooftop bar: a great view, beautiful design and relaxed atmosphere.

    My tip: these are the best rooftop bars in NYC.

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    Enjoy the taste of rum at the New York Rum Festival (June 8, 2024)

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    Did you know that the state of New York is one of the largest rum consumer markets in the United States? To emphasize the education of this spirit this year there will be the 6th New York Rum Festival & Congress at the Metropolitan Pavilion. At this boutique-style event you can attend seminars and the Grand Tasting.

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    Head over to Governors Island

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    Governors Island is a car-free island that offers so much for children and adults. From historical military buildings to awesome bike paths, public hammocks, and playgrounds there is something for everyone. Visiting Governors Island is one of my favorite things to do in June in NYC.

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    Stroll through one of the many flea markets

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    There are many flea markets in New York City. Chelsea Flea is just one of them. It’s open every Sunday from 8am – 4pm. Another flea market is the Grand Bazaar NYC. This market open every Sunday (year round) from 10am – 5pm. What better way to spend your summer than hunting down a few bargains?

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    Spend the day in one of the best museums of NYC

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    Visiting a museum in NYC, such as the American Museum of Natural History, offers a rich and immersive cultural experience. Delve into fascinating exhibitions, from ancient artifacts to cutting-edge scientific discoveries, and gain a deeper understanding of our world’s history and natural wonders. With interactive displays and educational programs suitable for all ages, museums in NYC provide an enriching adventure that sparks curiosity and appreciation for the diversity of life on Earth.

    My tip: These are the 36 Best Museums in NYC

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    Go on a shopping trip to Woodbury Common Outlet

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    Visit the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. There you can get well-known brands and labels at discounted prices. Over 200 stores make this outlet paradise the ideal place to go for your New York bargain hunting and the food course offers a great variety of dishes for a small or large meal in between.

    You want to save more money? Check out the New York Pass since it includes the ride to the Woodbury Outlet.

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    Jazz Age Lawn Party (June 8 & 9, 2024)

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    This lively, colorful, and family-oriented event features performances from an orchestra specializing in Hot Jazz of the 1920s, a dance troupe that channels the Roaring ‘20s, vaudeville spectacles, and more. And because it’s prohibition-themed, you know there’s always a great lineup of summer cocktails and drinks.

    My tip: if you love jazz like I do check out my complete guide to Jazz Clubs in NYC.

    • More dates: August 10 & 11, 2024
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    Museum of Arts and Design: Visit one of the exhibitions

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    The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) at Columbus Circle is dedicated to contemporary crafts and design. The museum shop is fantastic and offers a range of items centered around design. Be sure to also check out the café for a break and enjoy the fabulous view of Central Park.

    My tip: These are the best art exhibitions in NYC and here you find my complete (!) guide to Contemporary Art in New York.

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    Enjoy the Sun at the Grand Banks

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    Water, a great view of Manhattan and a great atmosphere make this location simply the best. You are sitting on a historic ship called F/V Sherman Zwicker on the Hudson River while you enjoy skyline views from the water when the weather is fine. Grand Banks also serves great drinks and seafood.

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    Mastercard New York Mini 10K (June 8, 2024)

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    In June, the largest women’s 10-kilometer run takes place in New York City. The world’s elite comes here to run the 6.2 miles through Central Park. Among them are of course many amateur runners as well. If you do not want to miss out on this special running event then be sure to drop by the NYRR website and secure your spot.

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    Spend a Day at the Beach

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    Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and spend a relaxing day on Brighton Beach in Coney Island. If you don’t want to be in Coney Island, you can also check out some of our favorite beaches in New York here.

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    Be part of the Coney Island Mermaid Parade on June 22, 2024

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    The Coney Island Mermaid Parade is one of the craziest events in New York. Every year thousands of dressed up people make the pilgrimage to Coney Island’s Surf Avenue. Pirates, squids, sailors, mermaids, paired with music and many floats, seem like a mixture of Christopher Street Day and Cologne Carnival.

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    Father’s Day in New York (June 16, 2024)

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    With all New York City has to offer, there’s no better way to celebrate the father in your life than by treating him to a day dedicated to dad in NYC! 

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    Summer on the Hudson

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    Summer on the Hudson is Riverside Park & West Harlem Piers Park’s annual outdoor arts and culture festival. Between 59th and 153rd Streets on the Hudson River, you can experience live DJs, exhibits, special shows for kids, and of course, the outdoor movies. And the best part? All the events are free!

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    Celebrate Juneteenth (June 16-18, 2024)

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    This official holiday, which commemorates the end of slavery, has only existed in the USA since 2021. The name is a combination of the words Nineteen and June – hence “Juneteenth”. The story behind it is really exciting: on January 1, 1863, Abraham Lincoln passed a law banning slavery. From that point on, Union soldiers marched into Confederate territories and gradually freed the enslaved people. But it was not until two and a half years later that their mission was accomplished, for on June 19, 1865, Galveston Bay was reached by Texas – the people here being the last to be freed, so to speak.

    In New York itself, there has been a Juneteenth Festival since 2009, which always takes place around June 19 in Brooklyn.

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    International Yoga Day (June 21, 2024)

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    June 21 is the official World Yoga Day and New York is celebrating it too: in many parks of the city you can enjoy New York in a relaxed way with others – the most famous places are Bryant Park, Central Park and even Times Square!

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    Enjoy Skyline Views from a Helicopter

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    New York is one of the best cities for tourism and sightseeing. However, it’s also a bustling city, so rather than stand in line to see the famed sights, it’s much easier to book a helicopter ride over NYC. Doing so allows you to see the gorgeous skyline and iconic views from the air. The Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing helicopter tour provided by Helicopter Flight Services is one with which you can’t go wrong.

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Is June a good time to go to New York?

June is definitely a good month to travel to New York City. Temperatures are rising, summer is just around the corner and there are a number of outdoor events in the City. For example, there is the Summer Stage Festival, where you can attend over 100 free concerts in the city’s parks. June is also perfect for a picnic in Central Park.

Is New York busy in June?

Yes, New York is busy in June. But we’re talking about New York City, the city that never sleeps! This city is almost always busy but as soon as the temperatures rise it might get a little more crowded in the parks and on the streets as people love to spend time outside.

Is June mild in New York?

I wouldn’t say the weather is mild in June. It’s already summer in New York, and temperatures can sometimes climb to over 86° F. Between the skyscrapers, the air is often stagnant, so it can feel very humid. The lowest temperature averages around 64°F.

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