It’s summertime! From art fairs to music festivals to film festivals and everything else in between, there’s really something for everyone this weekend here in the Big Apple! Here’s just a quick look at a few of this weekend’s top events and activities to check out in NYC.
Target First Saturdays
Head on over to the Brooklyn Museum for its monthly free admission day! The museum features more than 1.5 million artworks that span more than 3,000 years of human history, truly offering something for everyone. Museum hours range from 11AM to 11PM. Visit www.brooklynmuseum.org for more information and details!
Vision Festival 22
This popular jazz festival is now in its 22nd year and features some of the city’s top musicians as well as panel discussions, film screenings and even more! Takes place at the Judson Memorial Church at 55 Washington Square South in Manhattan. Visit www.artsforart.org for additional information!
Looking for a chance to get a taste of the great outdoors despite being in the country’s biggest city? Check out OutdoorFest, a fun and popular event that features mountain biking, hiking, fishing, running and even more! For nature lovers, this is an absolute must. Be sure to visit www.outdoorfest.org for more details about this fun event!
The famous Governors Ball music festival is back this weekend! Takes place on Randalls Island and features an impressive lineup of music’s biggest stars. Be sure to visit www.governorsballmusicfestival.com for more information about this popular music festival!
The Other Art Fair
A must for contemporary art fans, the Other Art Fair features more than 100 emerging artists that cater to all tastes and budgets. Takes place at the Brooklyn Expo Center at 72 Noble Street in Brooklyn.
Split Screens Festival
New York City’s premier TV festival, the Split Screens Festival features screenings of popular shows, panel discussions and even more! Takes place at the IFC Center at 323 Sixth Avenue in Manhattan. For TV fans, this event is an absolute must!
Enjoy NYC’s Beaches
The Big Apple’s beaches are officially open for the summer! Head on over to the famous Coney Island to relax on the beach, stroll along the scenic boardwalk and grab a hotdog at the original Nathan’s. The Rockaways are another great place to hit up for beach lovers, featuring a new boardwalk and miles of sandy beaches to explore. Other great beaches to explore in the city include the scenic Orchard Beach and Promenade in the Bronx and the idyllic Midland Beach and South Beach in Staten Island.