For six weeks only, in honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the New York Historical Society joins with the 92nd Street Y and The Public Theater to exhibit Shakespeare’s First Folio of published work. See this important and rare book for FREE through July 17th only!
Through July 17
MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING
The last weekend of this beloved NYC summer staple provides participants with lessons in french jazz, ballroom, and big band swing backed by incredible live music. If you’re brave enough, try your luck at the Ambassador Prize Lindy Hop Dance Contest on Saturday night which caps off the event.
MET OPERA SUMMER RECITAL SERIES
Take this opportunity to see artists from the esteemed Metropolitan Opera performing arias and duets from multiple different operas, all for free! Recitals take place in beautiful parks in four different boroughs over the course of the series, find the full schedule on their website.
Through July 13
Head out to Central Park for an amusement park day you don’t have to leave NYC for! Featuring a number of rides good for all ages, magic shows, and other carnival entertainment it’s a wonderful place to take the whole family for a fabulous weekend outing!
Through the summer
60th Street between Lexington and Fifth Avenue becomes a Francophile’s dream for one day during the annual Bastille Day street fair. Celebrate the culture, food, and entertainment of France as you enjoy French delicacies, watch live performances and more!