New York June 2023

New York June 2023 Events

New York June 2023 Events

Get Ready for Post Pandemic Fun in the Concrete Jungle

Average temperature low to high: 64°-80°F
New York is always bustling with activity, but June is a particularly popular travel month, especially when the sun finally shows herself for the summer season and COVID restrictions continue to ease. Beaches also open back up to the public on June 2. Expect the city to come alive with high spirits to match the sunny skies.
National Puerto Rican Day Parade

National Puerto Rican Day Parade

There is no shortage of vibrant celebrations of culture in New York City. The annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade is one of the most highly anticipated traditions for New Yorkers and tourists alike—it’s actually the city’s biggest parade! This parade is designed to celebrate and promote the art, culture, and education of the Puerto Rican community. Head to Fifth Avenue to view the parade as it marches from 44th Street to 79th Street on June 11th, 2023. 

June Event Calendar

Governors Ball Music Festival

Governors Ball Music Festival

One of New York's most-anticipated music events, the Governors Ball Music Festival, has been known for hosting a cornucopia of A-list celebrities and musicians across a variety of genres all in one weekend. With four separate stages and more than 70 acts, including surprise appearances, this festival attracts massive crowds of New Yorkers and out-of-towners from all walks of life who enjoy live performances, art installations, and plenty of good food and drinks. Headliners this year include Kid Cudi, Halsey, and J.Cole, with performances from Glass Animals, Jack Harlow, Migos, and more. For this joyous festival, attendees can purchase 1-day or 3-day tickets and choose to stay at local hotels or in exclusive cabanas. Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will be required to attend.

Jazz Age Lawn Party

Jazz Age Lawn Party

Kick off the 2022s with the sound of the Roaring 20s. Governor's Island is an excellent venue for this Prohibition Era-themed festival. Not only will jazz music fill the air, but there will also be vaudeville performances, dance lessons, a distinct drinks menu, and other special activities. Click here for tickets and more information. 

New York Rum Fest

New York Rum Fest

Rum for all, and all for rum: this year marks the fifth annual New York Rum Fest. Hosted by The Rum Lab, the event is open for all rum lovers to attend. Whether you’re in the business or simply an enthusiast, this is the event for you.

Coney Island Mermaid Parade

Coney Island Mermaid Parade

Gather your shimmery fin and scale costumes, and don't miss the 40th annual Mermaid Parade. It is New York City's most unique parade and the largest art parade in the nation. The parade's route will start at West 21st Street and Surf Avenue, roll east to West 10th Street, turn south towards the boardwalk, then turn west and head towards West 17th St. There will then be an official beach ceremony back at West 19th and Surf Avenue to officially open the waters for summer swimming season. 

Public NYC Father's Day Cruise

Public NYC Father\'s Day Cruise

Stumped on a Father’s Day gift for dad this year? He deserves the world, but a day-long cruise through the New York Harbor is a great start! Enjoy breath-taking sights, awesome food and entertainment, and quality family time on a gorgeous three-story yacht. All aboard!

North Fork Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival

North Fork Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival

This festival showcases world-class sommeliers who’ve put together a unique range of wide collections from around the globe. You’ll get the opportunity to taste up-and-coming wine brands and discover a new favorite for yourself. The festival also features high-quality foods for a range of eating lifestyles. This includes vegan treats, different olive oils, chocolates, and baked goods. The Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival is a great opportunity to expand your culinary skills, too.

New York Pride Fest

New York Pride Fest

Apart of the larger NYC Pride celebration, New York's annual Pride Fest will return this year. The giant street fair will have exhibitors, entertainers, food, activities, and fun in the name of LGBQT+ rights and equality. Organizers ensure that COVID will be considered in terms of implementing safety precautions.

Roots Picnic

Roots Picnic

The Roots Picnic has become a mainstay in the City of Brotherly Love since its inception in 2008. The Roots are among the most respected and beloved bands in the hip hop and R&B genres, mixing both genres' elements into a unique sonic experience, and their style serves as the template for this festival. The best artists in hip-hop, R&B, and soul gather in Philadelphia to celebrate music and community.

Five Points Festival

Five Points Festival

Five Points Festival is an entertaining event that’s suitable for the entire family. The event focuses on craft beer, street art, live painting, and more, with a special focus on designer toys. As such, the festival brings together tastemakers and rebels into one exciting event.

New York Events in June

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Nightclubs

Upcoming Events

Sun, Jun 04 at House of Yes QUEEN SUPREME: Cabaret Brunch ** at Virgin Hotels NYC! **
Wed, Jun 07 at House of Yes Bushwick’s Got Talent: Pride Edition Variety Show
Thu, Jun 08 at Avant Gardner Dabin
Sun, Jun 11 at House of Yes QUEEN SUPREME: Cabaret Brunch ** at Virgin Hotels NYC! **
Wed, Jun 14 at House of Yes Amateur Burlesque: Pride Edition
Thu, Jun 15 at House of Yes Hot Mess: Pride Edition Drag Competition
Fri, Jun 16 at House of Yes GLITTERATI: LOSHADKA
Sun, Jun 18 at House of Yes QUEEN SUPREME: Cabaret Brunch ** at Virgin Hotels NYC! **
Wed, Jun 21 at House of Yes Dirty Circus: Pride Edition
Thu, Jun 22 at House of Yes Dirty Circus: Pride Edition
Fri, Jun 23 at House of Yes Dirty Circus: Pride Edition
Fri, Jun 23 at House of Yes PRIZM with Pink Mammoth: Elif, Sabine Blaizin, Inbal, Laura Lynn
Things to do in New York

Things to Do in New York in June

Visit Central Park

Visit Central Park
There’s so much to do and see at Central Park with the Belvedere Castle, the John Lennon Strawberry Fields memorial, and the Central Park Zoo there. Beatles fans can bring their own flowers to decorate the John Lennon memorial; bikes can be rented, and you can ride horse-drawn carriages to explore the park!

Go on a helicopter tour

Go on a helicopter tour
See the city high in the sky by going on a helicopter tour. There are many places that offer the tours, like Liberty Helicopters, Manhattan Sky Tours, Big Apple Helicopter Tour of New York and more. Prices vary, but they generally start at $169.