New York City Events June 2014

NYC June Events and Activities Calendar

New York City Events June 2014 include Midsummer Night Swing, Free Outdoor Concerts and Movies, Museum Mile Festival, Shakespeare in the Park, Pride Week, Puerto Rican Day Parade, Taste of Times Square. Concerts: Ringo Starr, Lionel Richie & CeeLo Green, Backstreet Boys & Avril Lavigne, Styx & Foreigner, Billy Joel and so many more things to do in NYC in June.


Things to Do In June in NYC

June in New York City is delightful. Not too hot and Central Park is constantly full with tennis, baseball, bicycles, roller blades, beach volleyball and people just lounging in Sheep Meadow. Dining outside is a very NYC thing to do, especially at a sidewalk cafe, or grabbing cocktails at one of our many beautiful roof decks. Many New Yorkers escape on the weekends to local beaches, such as the Hamptons and the Jersey Shore. Add your event to the New York City Events Activities June calendar.


Top 10 June New York City Activities and Events

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Half Price TicketsHalf Price Tickets Museum Mile FestivalMuseum Festival NY Mets and Yankees Mets – Yankees Shakespeare in the ParkShakespeare in the Park

Pride WeekPride Week Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital SeriesFree Opera Met Museum Martini RoofMet Martini Roof Free Outdoor MoviesFree Movies Midsummer Night SwingMidsummer Night Swing

Half Price Tickets June in New York City

June Half Price Tickets:

  • New York Yankees and New York Mets
  • Manhattan Champagne City Lights Cruise
  • Music, Art and Cocktails at NY Botanical Gardens
  • Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise
  • Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
  • Five-Hour Introductory Tour to NYC
  • Gazillion Bubble Show
  • Dueling Pianos: Shake, Rattle & Roll
  • Stand-Up Comedy at Dangerfield’s Club
  • Chelsea Night Club Tour
  • Chinatown and Little Italy Food Walking Tour

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June New York City Concerts and Shows

New York City Concert Tickets

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New York Rangers Stanley Cup Tickets

New York Rangers

Mon June 9, Wed June 11 and Mon June 16 (if necessary)

Congratulations to our New York Rangers for winning the playoffs! Don’t miss NYC’s hockey team at home at Madison Square Garden, Mon June 9, Wed June 11 and Mon June 16 (if necessary). Check the full Stanley Cup schedule and grab your tickets today! If you are in Manhattan, you are not more than 15 minutes from Madison Square Garden, which has some of the best sports food

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36th Annual Museum Mile Festival

Annual Museum Mile Festival NYC

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014, 6-9pm
Rain or Shine
Fifth Ave, 82nd to 105th Streets

One day per year, ten of the world’s greatest Museums, spread along 23 city blocks, allow free access to over 50,000 attendees. Fifth Ave is closed to traffic and lined with live bands, art and entertainment.

More Info: Annual Museum Mile Festival

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Taste of Times Square

Taste of Times Square Monday, June 2, 2014; 5-9pm

46th St between Broadway and 9th Ave, including historic Restaurant Row

Experience “tastes” of signature dishes more than 50 of Times Square’s best restaurants, enjoy street performers, and catch top-notch local entertainment. A great opportunity to sample gourmet international cuisine for just a few dollars per dish.

Free Admission, Tasting prices vary, www.timessquarenyc.org

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Baseball New York City Events June 2014

Come see Derek Jeter on his Farewell tour – or head to baseball’s nicest stadium, CitiField, to cheer on the Mets. Make sure to add a NYC Game Day to your NYC vacation – it’s an absolute MUST in NYC! The sports atmosphere in New York is exhilarating year round and some of the most intense competition is within our own rivalries!

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Shakespeare in the Park 2014

Shakespeare in the Park NYCJune 3 – August 17, 2014
Delacorte Theater, Central Park

Every year, stars such as Meryl Streep, Al Pacino and James Earl Jones perform modern interpretations of various Shakespeare plays in Central Park at the 1,800 seat open-air theater and they are attended by over 80,000 people. This year’s casts include John Lithgow and Hamish Linklater.

More Info: Shakespeare in the Park 2014 

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NYC Pride Week, Gay Pride Parade and Festival

NYC Gay Pride WeekJune 24-29, 2014

PrideFest (annual LGBT street fair), Sunday, June 29th 2014, 11am – 6pm
Hudson St (Abingdon Sq. & W 14th)

Gay Pride Week is a celebration of PRIDE, in NYC and beyond. Filled with a series of fabulous and fun events, the festivities begin with the Rally and culminate with the NYC Gay Pride Parade, typically held on the last day of the week in late June. Also held on the last day are the Gay Pride Festival, along with the annual Dance on the Pier, following the parade wrapping up Gay Pride Week in a grand fireworks display.

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Central Park Taste of Summer

Central Park Taste of Summer June 11, 2014, 7–11 pm Bethesda Terrace

Savor delicious culinary fare from top New York City chefs and restaurants at this one-of-a-kind tasting event in the heart of Central Park. Taste of Summer also features a luxury-filled silent auction, the city’s hottest DJs, and The Taste Café hosted by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group.

Tickets from $400; www.centralparknyc.org/taste

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Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center

Midsummer Night Swing NYC

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June 24 – July 12, 2014
Damrosch Park (62nd/Columbus)

Each year, for 3 weeks, Tues-Sun, Midsummer Night Swing turns Lincoln Center into a hopping open-air dance hall with blazing live bands laying down the rhythms you love, from swing to salsa, tango, funk, disco, and more. The dance party is equally fun to watch, or participate and draws a huge crowd.

More Info: Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center

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Free NYC Museum Admission for Military Families

Free NYC Museum Admission for Military Families
American Museum of Natural History

Memorial Day through Labor Day

Free NYC Museum Admission for Military Families is being offered all summer at more than 40 New York City Museums and gardens. The program, sponsored by Blue Star, allows all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families access to 1,600 art exhibits, science centers, and amazing museums all over the nation. A great way to save big on Events in New York June.  

More Info: Free NYC Museum Admission for Military Families Summer

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Bryant Park Film Festival

Bryant Park Film Festival

June 16, 2014August 18, 2014, Monday Nights
Lawn opens at 5pm
Enter at 42nd and 6th Ave
Movies start at dusk (8-9pm), FREE!!

See and don’t forget to pre-order your "picnic pickup" at Wichcraft.

Full movie schedule: Bryant Park Film Festival

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Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series – FREE

Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series

June 23, 2014 – July 10, 2014

The Met’s annual concerts in New York City parks is a great city tradition. This year, the Summer Recital Series, returns with six performances in the parks of all five boroughs. The series kicks off June 23rd at Central Park SummerStage with an 8:00 pm recital featuring rising opera stars soprano Amber Wagner, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, and tenor Russell Thomas, accompanied by Dan Saunders.

Also check The Met’s popular Summer HD Festival, free Opera outdoors in Lincoln Center.

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National Puerto Rican Day Parade

National Puerto Rican Day Parade
National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2008

Sunday, June 8, 2014, 11:00 am
Fifth Avenue, 44th to 79th Street

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade, held annually on the second Sunday in June, is the successor to the New York Puerto Rican Day Parade, an event that operated for thirty-eight (38) consecutive years, enhancing the pride of the Puerto Rican people and promoting their contributions to the United States.

Note: This parade is one of the most popular Events in NYC, so getting around NYC on this day, especially on the East Side or anywhere near Museum Mile is a challenge. Please plan accordingly.

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Central Park SummerStage, 29th Annual Season

Central Park SummerStage

 June 3 – August 24, 2014

SummerStage, New York’s largest free performing arts festival, brings over 100 performances to eighteen parks throughout the five boroughs and is one of the best New York City Events June. 2014 Performers include: Counting Crows, Beck, Gavin DeGraw, Neon Trees and hundreds more!

More on Central Park SummerStage – a summer of FREE events.

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River to River Festival

River to River Festival

June 19–29, 2014

Founded in 2002, following September 11, 2001, the River to River Festival is a world-class performing arts festival originally intended as tool for the revitalization of Lower Manhattan. Now in its 11th season, the Festival is the largest summer-long free arts festival in New York City’s history and has not only assisted in renewal, but transformed Downtown into a major cultural destination during the summer.

The festival takes place in a variety of public venues that canvas all of Downtown New York – from Chambers Street down to the southern tip of Manhattan and across the island from river to river. The River to River Festival is a great choice for New York City Events June. 

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Tickets on Sale in June

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Ongoing New York City Events June 2014

New York City Events June

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Prior New York City Events June (stay tuned for possible updates):

  • Children’s Day at the South Street Seaport – FREE

  • Annual Hudson Square Music & Wine Festival – Free Tuesday nights June 4-August 27, 2013, 5:30 to 7:30pm, Tribeca
  • Midnight Yacht Cruises in NYC – June, July and August
  • Solstice in Times Square – Free Yoga, June 21, 2013, 7:30 am to 8:30 pm. Yoga enthusiasts will celebrate the longest day of the year with an all day yoga fest. Attendees are challenged to find tranquility and transcendence in the midst of the world’s most commercial and frenetic place, Times Square.
  • Free comedy shows in NYC parks – June 16 to July 29, Sundays from 2-4 pm at Central Park, Washington Square Park, Greeley Square and Tompkins Square Park.
  • The Scene at Tavern on the Green – Wednesday evenings, “Twilights @ Tavern,” includes a regular film series, lectures and live acoustic musical performances. Other programs within “The Scene @ Tavern on the Green” include regular fitness activities and classes called “Fitness Fridays”, weekend children’s activities called “Kids on the Green”, and tours of Central Park that meet on the Tavern terrace. Food options include: Ladle of Love, Pera Turkish Tacos, Rickshaw Dumplings and Ice Cream food trucks.
  • NYC Cocktail Week – From June 15 to 29, Liquor.com arranged for some of the Big Apple’s finest establishments, including Clover Club, Death & Company, Employees Only and Pegu Club, to offer two expertly made cocktails and an appetizer for just $20.11. (And yes, these are full-sized drinks.)
  • Sunday, June 12, 2011, 65th Annual Tony Awards – The awards, which honor theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, will be handed out at the landmark Beacon Theatre in New York City.
  • Union Square Summer in the Square
  • Central Park – bike tours and free walking tours
  • Street Fair Schedule or here
  • Figment Art Festival – June 11-13, Governors Island
  • Yelp Summer Camp – June to September, free yoga, bikes, boot camp and more
  • Yelp Country Club

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Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

Polo Classic Veuve Clicquot NYC

Moved to May 31 2014, this year: Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

 

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Times Talks – The New York Times Live Interviews

Times Talks - The New York Times Live Interviews

TimesCenter
242 West 41st Street (7th/ 8th Aves)
Tickets usually $30

Now, this is NYC! Times Talks are a diverse series of interviews, in a fairly intimate setting, with world-famous authors, actors, politicians and celebrities (I mean SUPER A-LIST), each facilitated by a New York Times reporter (Master of Ceremonies). Stay tuned for top New York City Events June picks!

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