Summer in New York

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Summer is a time full of activities in New York, people leave their house and love to take the parks and gardens of the city to enjoy the sun and eat outdoors.

Summer, a time full of activities

Music, sports, movies, whatever you like you will find it in summer in New York, and in many occasions you can enjoy real gems for free.

Concerts in the city

If already throughout the year we have concerts of the best current singers, in summer the offer is extended and practically all the big tours stop at least one day in the city. In addition to the typical stadiums the rest of the year (Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center, Radio City Music Hall, Beacon Theater, etc ...), the stadiums of more capacity of the city or its surroundings are filled with concerts (Metlife Stadium, Yankee Stadium or Citi Field to give some examples)

In addition, Summerstage is celebrated all summer, a festival where you can find all kinds of performances, usually free, in the main parks of the city, and if you like classical music you can not miss the Philharmonic's concerts in Central Park.

As for the Metropolitan, the opera season will take a break from the end of June to the middle of September, where the new season will begin.

Enjoy the sport live

The baseball season is boiling in summer, with the two New York teams (New York Yankees and New York Mets) playing games every week in the city. The soccer season (or soccer, the MLS) is also being celebrated and the two main teams of the city (New York City and New York Red Bull) will also play matches in their stadiums.

In addition, at the end of August and the beginning of September the US Open of tennis is celebrated, the last Grand Slam of the season, so the whole constellation of world tennis stars will take the city for fifteen days.

Summer Cinema

There is a great tradition of summer cinema in New York, and throughout the city screens are installed to enjoy movies of all kinds completely free of charge. Without a doubt the most famous screen is the one that is installed in Bryant Park, in the summer meadow, but in Brooklyn, Roosevelt Island, Central Park and other points of the city more screens are installed. And who does not enjoy watching Top Gun on the airstrip of the Intrepid aircraft carrier !!

Theater and festivals

The Museum Mile festival kicks off festivals on the streets of New York, Summer Street cuts off Park Avenue traffic on weekends in August with all sorts of activities for people to enjoy strolling through the city, and Shakespeare in the Park brings us a couple of classic Shakespeare plays for free to Central Park.

Throughout the summer we can continue enjoying Broadway musicals, and in September, Broadway Week is celebrated, with great discounts to attend the main musicals on the billboard.

The heat, the great handicap

Especially from the middle of July to the end of August the heat in New York is very high, so hydrate yourself at all times, and come prepared with a jacket, yes, a jacket, when you enter a store, because the cold in some of them is unbearable. The city adapts to the heat, and much of the activities are held at first or at the end of the day

Main events of the summer in New York

And now, without further ado, I give way to all the content we have prepared for those who come to New York in the summer: