New York July 2023

New York July 2023 Events

New York July 2023 Events

Despite the Heat, July is New York's Busiest Month for Tourists

Average temperature low and high: 69°-84°
July is New York's hottest and wettest months of the year, and the humidity makes it feel even warmer, so pack light. Despite the weather, it is a pretty busy tourist season, and this year the city is especially alive with buzz as Covid-19 restrictions have been eased and the mask mandates lifted. Making reservations and purchasing tickets are recommended in advance.

July Event Calendar

Great South Bay Music Festival

Great South Bay Music Festival

Head down to Long Island's vibrant south shore for the longest-running celebration of music and art that the island has ever hosted. In mid-July, the bar-studded town of Patchogue hosts this festival at the sprawling Shorefront Park. Expect live music performances from various local and national artists, tons of food and drink vendors, and arts and crafts. Free parking is available throughout the town, and paid parking is offered closer to the festival itself. Purchase tickets for one or all days of the festival online today.

Romeo and Juliet Ballet

Love watching the ballet or always wanted to attend? While you’re in New York, be a part of an extraordinary number that you’ll probably never have the chance to see again in your life. This ballet performance will hit your heart as it emphasizes everything we love about Romeo and Juliet but in a non-verbal performance. The Metropolitan Opera House turns this tragic love story into a beautiful performance. Treat a loved one to tickets today.

Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival

Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival

The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival is New York’s biggest Caribbean food and music festival to showcase high-quality food, music, and entertainment for the Caribbean cultural event. Explore spicy jerk cuisine prepared by top chefs and culinary experts while enjoying hit new music in a cool vibe within the heart of New York. You can find your tickets here.

 

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

Embrace the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival to indulge in new exotic, smoked meats, such as alligator, lamb, bison, and more. The one-day event also features seminars in the Tasting Theatre with Master Distillers, Brewmasters, and Pit Masters from the deep South. Get your general admission ticket for $89 for a four-hour slot.

Elrow NYC: Psychrowdelic Trip Open Air Festival

Elrow NYC: Psychrowdelic Trip Open Air Festival

Get ready to let loose, be free, and dance from dusk until dawn at this groovy event. Called one of the largest hippy communes by organizers, the event will be filled with happy and peaceful vibes. Click here for more info. 

The Lion King

Bring along the kids to this global phenomenon. The multi-award-winning musical, The Lion King, provides a unique theatrical experience the whole family will never forget. You’ll be blown away by New York’s talented performers, and will want to sing along with every infamous track. Actors bring your favorite characters to life while carefully interpreting the 1994 TV version. Put down your worries and treat someone to a breathtaking performance they’ll never forget. Buy your tickets today.

New York Events in July

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Nightclubs

Things to do in New York

Things to Do in New York in July

Buy a City Pass and explore the city’s museums

Buy a City Pass and explore the city’s museums
With the weather reaching its peak, it’s a good time to start visiting some of New York’s indoor museums. The City Pass is a discounted ticket package to see 3 or 6 attractions (depending on the package that you get) that includes entrance to museums and a lot of New York’s landmarks. Options include the Empire State Building, American Museum of Natural History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Top of the Rock, 9/11 Memorial and Museum, Guggenheim Museum, and more.

Eat at the best-rated New York food joints

Eat at the best-rated New York food joints
New York is a foodie’s heaven on earth. There are so many different kinds of food like Greek, Italian, Japanese, Mexican, French and more, available at every corner. There’s Royal Grill Halal Food in the Theater District, L’industrie Pizzeria in Williamsburg, Los Tacos No. 1 in the Chelsea Market, Sushi by Bou Times Square, and so much more.