5 Things To Do This July in New York City

Written By Shayna Murphy | July 03, 2017
July%20nyc%20

This July, treat yourself to one of these incredible upcoming events happening around the city. From music to food festivals to fun-filled dance soirees, this round-up of New York City summer events will guarantee you don’t miss a thing and make this truly a July to remember.

July 4th Summer of Love

Tuesday, July 4th

1pm-9pm
Onderdonk House
Queens

Celebrate Independence Day with New York’s answer to Burning Man during this amazing free outdoor event. Featuring interactive art installations, play areas, artisan markets, plus dozens of local food trucks and more, you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience.

Bastille Day on 60th Street

Sunday, July 9, 2017
Noon–5pm
60th Street, from Fifth Avenue to Lexington Avenue

Unleash your inner Francophile and get ready to enjoy all the crêpes, eclairs, and fromage you can stand at this fun-filled outdoor event. Presented by the French Institute Alliance Française, Bastille Day on 60th Street is New York’s largest celebration of France’s Independence Day. This year, visitors will also get to enjoy live music and can-can dancers, as well as a performance of the hit musical, An American in Paris.

Midsummer Night Swing
Tuesday, June 27 - Saturday, July 15

Starts at 6:30 pm
Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center (W 62nd St)

Even if you have two left feet, you’re sure to have fun at Midsummer Night Swing, an outdoor summer dance series that turns Damrosch Park into a dance club during the summer months. With fantastic live bands like the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra and the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to twist it up and explore new dance styles. There’s even disco on select nights, so you’re sure to feel like you’ve really been transported to another time and place.

Panorama Music Festival
Friday, July 28 - Sunday, July 30
Randall’s Island Park

If you made it out to Governors Ball already this summer, you know how amazing a space Randall’s Island Park really is. This July, get ready to head back out for this three-day music festival, with performances by Frank Ocean, Tame Impala, Belle and Sebastian, Nine Inch Nails, Angel Olsen and more. In addition to the stage, visitors can also head to THE LAB -- an interactive staging area melding art, technology and design -- and The Point, an open-air dance club.

Jamaican Jerk Festival
Sunday, July 23
12pm-8pm
Roy Wilkins Park

How well can you really handle a jerk? The 7th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival gets underway in Queens on July 23, and this mega-event, which attracts over 20,000 patrons a year, aims to help you find out. With mouth-wateringly tasty dishes from more than 20 vendors, plus a kid-friendly play area and a cooking contest wherein the winner is crowned the festival’s Jerk Champion. 

 

Elegran LLC may or may not be the exclusive listing agent of the properties being displayed on Elegran.com. All data displayed on Elegran.com is presented for informational purposes only and should be independently confirmed by all customers. All Information is compiled from both public and private sources including, but not limited to the RLS, MLS and ACRIS; each of which is assumed to be reliable. All information displayed is subject to errors and omissions regarding apartment specifications and final sale prices, and further, any unit listed may have had its listing withdrawn without notice subsequent to such information being compiled. No representation is made as to the accuracy of any description (ie: listing, close sale data, and/or building description) of any building or individual unit. All measurements and square footage are approximate and all information herein should be confirmed by customer and/or their attorney. Elegran LLC, its members, affiliates, and contributors adhere to New Your City, New York State, and United States Fair Housing Laws.