Top 100 Things to Do in Summer in the NYC Area

Top 100 Things to Do in Summer in the NYC Area


Make the most of summer with our list of the top 100 things to do in and near New York City from June through September. Get details on fun summer festivals, outdoor concerts and movies, and much more in NYC, Long Island, Southeast New York, and Connecticut.


New York City

nyc summer fun

Summer in New York City means riding the Cyclone at Coney Island, old-fashioned baseball games on Governors Island, outdoor concerts and movies, art and cultural festivals, street and food fairs, carousels, fireworks on the Fourth of July, Kids' Day at the US Open, and much more. See our list of the top 20 things to do in the city this summer.


Long Island

summer fun long island

Check out the top 20 things to do on Long Island in the summer, including annual events like the Scottish Festival in Old Westbury and the Pirate Festival in West Sayville as well as seasonal favorites such as Long Island Ducks games, miniature golfing, berry picking, zoos and nature centers to visit, pow wows and other cultural fests, and much more.


Westchester County, NY

summer in westchester county ny

There are so many fun things to do in summertime in Westchester that it's tough to narrow it down to our top 20 picks. You can catch fireworks on the Fourth, meet buccaneers at Sleepy Hollow's pirate festival, walk among live butterflies in Scarsdale, dance along at outdoor concerts across the county, go fishing for Father's Day, and much more.


Rockland County, NY

summer fun in rockland county ny

There's so much to do in Rockland County during the summer. Choose how to spend your kids' summer vacation wisely by using our list of the top 20 ways to have summer in Rockland, including street fairs and a Renaissance Faire, Rockland Boulders games, Independence Day at Fort Montgomery, a trip to Dutchess for its annual County Fair, and more.



summer in connecticut

Summer in Connecticut means trips to zoos and aquariums, carousel rides, swinging through the trees at The Adventure Park, Fourth of July in Mystic, art and theater festivals, movies on the beach, cruises on the Long Island Sound, nature hikes, and many more outdoor activities. See our top 20 list and start planning your best summer yet!


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