June is here, and New Yorkers are looking forward to sunshine and outdoor activities. Below are some of the top events taking place in the city during June. Don’t let the month pass without attending one of these events!
World Science Festival
This year the 10th Annual World Science Festival begins on June 2 and lasts until June 4. Some of the top leaders in scientific research, as well as celebrities, will participate in lectures and other events across the city. One of the most popular events is led by Bill Nye. Attendees get the chance to stargaze in Brooklyn Bridge Park and ask “The Science Guy” questions.
Blue Note Jazz Festival
The Blue Note Jazz Festival takes place during the entire month of June in different venues throughout the city. Take a look at the event schedule to see the full list of performers. It’s an event that music lovers can’t miss.
That Physics Show
If the World Science Festival isn’t enough for you, then you can also check out That Physics Show. The science show happens every weekend during June and July. Children will definitely be impressed with the “magic” of the show, but even adults will enjoy learning about the power of science.
American Crafts Festival
Clipper City Tall Ship
Beginning in June and lasting until October, the Clipper City Tall Ship tours the New York Harbor on a weekly basis. Taking a trip on the ship is a great opportunity to experience New York City from a different perspective than most people are used to.
Happy Hour Cruise
If you like the idea of being aboard a ship but you would also like to drink alcohol while enjoying the ride, then the Happy Hour Cruise is for you. Beginning on June 8th you can board the Happy Hour Cruise and take advantage of the ship’s open bar. The cruise operates every Thursday until the end of August.
Summer Recital Series
Every summer the Met hosts its recital series throughout New York’s parks. Even if you are not a fan of opera, the world-class performances will surely blow you away. Plus, they’re free!
Midsummer Night Swing
Beginning on June 27 and running for three weeks, the Midsummer Night Swing offers dance lessons and live performances of various genres. Take a look at the calendar.