NYC summer events

SUMMER IN THE CITY: BEST ACTIVITIES FOR SUMMER IN NYC

YOUR NYC SUMMER ACTIVITY GUIDE

Summer in New York City is full of opportunity to make memories and have great experiences. Festivals, shows, culinary events, concerts and more are on tap for your New York City summer; creating a great agenda to keep the fun rolling shouldn’t be hard.

There are a few essential elements to having a great time this summer. Firstly, plan for your transportation. If you want to have the best time possible, investing in car service is the ultimate option.

Executive Ground Transportation on Long Island has been providing outstanding car service to New York City residents and visitors for years; we offer a range of vehicles from the most luxurious sedans to 33-passenger party buses, perfect for inviting all your friends out for a great time.

If you’re having trouble pinning down the ideal events for your summer in New York City, we’ve compiled a few of our favorites below.

SUNSET SAIL ON THE ADIRONDACK SCHOONER

Adult Ticket: $68.00

Available Throughout the Summer Months

Experience the beauty of New York’s waterfront at sunset, with a ride on the elegant Adirondack Schooner.

Enjoy some of New York’s most picturesque waterfront sights, like the New York City skyline, Battery Park, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

The Cruise will include complimentary wine, beer, champagne, and soda. Food is not provided, but you are more than welcome to bring your own picnic and enjoy a meal amidst the gorgeous views.

CITY OF WATER DAY

Saturday, July 18, 10 am-4 pm

Celebrate the beautiful, dynamic waterways of New York and New Jersey with an area-wide Water Day.

The Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance has planned this day of water events for Governor’s Island, New York and Maxwell Place Park in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Bring the whole family and enjoy boathouses, boat tours, a cardboard kayak race, a variety of New York-area food vendors and plenty of children’s activities.

This is a free event for everyone in the area so come out, get some sun and enjoy New York’s versatile waters!

LINCOLN CENTER FESTIVAL

July 6-August 2, 2015

This summer, The Lincoln Center is offering a grand array of live entertainment for a variety of tastes and interests. From classical music from world-class orchestras to family events, puppetry, dance exhibitions, and live theater, there is something for everyone at the Lincoln Center Festival.

Beginning on July 6, you can enjoy shows like Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton, The Cleveland Orchestra presenting the works Beethoven and Strauss or The Theatre of Nations presenting Miss Julie.

Whatever your tastes, you can find a show or concert that will suit them with the Lincoln Center Festival this summer.

Tickets vary by show.

31ST ANNUAL JAZZ IN JULY FESTIVAL

July 21-30

92 Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY

This nine-day festival offers plenty of opportunity for jazz lovers and casual listeners to experience some of the best jazz in the New York area.

Enjoy “Bill and Dick’s All-Star Jazz Party,” “Duke Ellington: Drop Me Off in Harlem,” and “Swing: A Song of Sinatra.” Each of these presentations will features some of the best jazz musicians playing both original scores and songs and covering some of the best jazz music ever created.

Tickets to each show can be purchased separately at the website.

As you move forward in planning your summer experiences in New York, remember to plan for transportation. Finding and booking the best transportation for your festival, concert, or summer event can help make the experience even more enjoyable.

Executive Ground Transportation of Long Island can provide a variety of vehicles to keep everyone safe and stress-free this summer, no matter where your plans take you.

 

Photo Credit: Chun-Hung Eric Cheng