What's Going on in NYC: June 5 - 11


June 5  //  6:00 PM Until Late  //  The Delacorte Theater, Central Park (enter at 81st St & Central Park West or 79th St & 5th Ave)  //  Tickets  //  Website

Celebrating 50 years of legendary musicals, the 2017 Public Theater Gala is sure to be a night to remember! Come out and celebrate the 50th birthday of the group that brings you Shakespeare in the Park (or regret waiting another 50 years for the centennial celebration)!  And don't forget to rest up for the after party hosted by The Public Theater Young Partners featuring DJ Hesta Prynn

June 7

Come out, lace up, and hit the streets -- or sidewalks -- for this year's Global Running Day! Any running activity will do: circle the block, take a spin through Central Park, or jog north-to-south on the East River Greenway... absolutely anything to get moving and inspire others to do the same! And don't forget about the Million Kid Run as well, making fitness fun and inspiring kids to embrace running as a way to get healthy and fit!

June 7 - 11  //  Multiple venues in Brooklyn  //  Tickets  //  Website

Northside is a multi-day summer showcase throughout Williamsburg, Greenpoint, & Bushwick. The fest features over 100,000 local talents, highlighting cutting edge thought-leaders across 3 categories: Music, Film & Innovation! As per the music festival, you’ll see an eclectic mix of emerging artists, indie bands, solo performers, and DJ’s. Some people on the line up: Jay Som, Lower Dens, Dirty Projectors, Total Freedom, and Elysia Crampton.

June 10

Rosé, which dates as far back as 600 BC, is arguably the oldest known type of wine. Celebrated annually on the second Saturday of June, National Rosé Day provides us an opportunity to come out and celebrate with a bottle of the perfect summer vino! Uncork with dinner, at a bar with friends, or perhaps in a park -- but remember to keep it in a cup!

June 10 - 11  //  10:00 AM - 6:00 PM//  Javits Center  //  Tickets  //  Website

Come out and explore companies and organizations focused on green products and services to help drive more sustainable and healthy lives. Green Festival boasts the "widest selection of products and services to work green, play green and live green from food, fashion and health to energy, construction and design." Exhibitors, hands-on demos, and speakers fill the agenda. Come out, shop your heart out, and learn a bit -- all in the name of a greener planet. 

June 10 - 11  //  11:00 AM - 6:00 PM  //  Madison Square Park  //  Free//  Website

For the 15th year in a row, the Big Apple BBQ Block Party returns to Madison Square Park! Live music, cold beer, and the best barbecue New York City has to offer. Come out to chow down on delicious options from some of the top pitmasters in the business, representing our favorite haunts like Hill Country, Blue Smoke, and Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, too! And all ticket sales help Madison Square Park Conservancy, with over $1 million raised to date!

June 10 - 11  //  11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Daily  //  Governors Island  //  Tickets  //  Website

Travel back in time to the roaring twenties at this year's Jazz Age Lawn Party! Hosted by Michael Arenella, this annual event is what the Wall Street Journal once described as “the biggest (not to mention the cleanest and most family-oriented) regular event in the ‘Retro Noveau’ movement…”  Food, music, cocktails & more! And the Party returns again for another weekend in August, just in case you can't make it this June...


June 11  //  11:00 AM - 4:00 PM  //  Brooklyn Expo Center  //  Tickets  //  Website

Iced coffee, iced tea, cold-brew, and infusions -- come out and explore all things "iced"! A sister event to the Coffee & Tea Festival NYC -- which celebrated its 12th year in March -- this first-of-its-kind event is sure to give you a boost! Cool down as you explore tastings, seminars, and more...

June 11  //  5:00 PM  //  MetLife Stadium  //  Tickets  //  Website

Simply put: the hip-hop event of the year.  Sponsored by Hot 97, this annual festival brings together the biggest names in hop-hop -- Chris Brown, Migos, Trey Songz, Joey Badass, French Montana, DJ Khaled, Tory Lanez, and tons more; this is a can't-miss event this summer! And while the headliners drive ticket sales, be sure to come out early and get the scoop on top emerging up-and-comers from across the country as well.