Events in NYC: June 2014
Have you booked one of our New York City Tours for June and need some ideas on what to do for your free time? Look no further! Listed below are our top 5 picks for what to do in June while in NYC with Comfort Tour:
Big Apple Barbeque Block Party
Get the real experience of delicious New York grub at the Big Apple Barbeque Block Party in Madison Square Park! From June 7th-8th, come out and enjoy mouth watering food, free music, seminars and cooking demos. Admission is free.
Museum Mile Festival – Starting June 10th
The annual Museum Mile Festival offers free access to seven museums along Fifth Avenue starting at 5:45pm. The event spans 23 city blocks and some of the participating institutions include El Museo del Barrio, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of the City of New York. Visitors can also take part in the outdoor festivities as well such as face painting, live music and a whole lot of block party–style fun!
New York Yankees game
Take me out to the ball game! While you’re in New York City, go see their 27 World Series champions, the New York Yankees, play a great game of baseball. Enjoy an afternoon or evening at the iconic Yankee Stadium, which holds about 50,000 Yankees’ fans! Buy yourself some peanuts and Cracker Jack and get the all-American baseball experience. Catch them playing the Boston Red Sox on June 27th or 28th!
9/11 Memorial & Museum
For an insightful experience, pay a visit to the 9/11 – a tribute to remember and honour the 3,000 brave and heroic lives that were lost in 2001. View the admirable work of architect Michael Arad and landscape architect Peter Walker who created the Memorial’s design based on a global design competition that included more than 5,200 entries from 63 nations. Later, visit the 9/11 Memorial Museum to read about the story of 9/11 through multimedia displays, archives, narratives, and a collection of monumental and authentic artifacts.
Shakespeare in the Park – Starting June 3rd
Shakespeare in the Park is one of New York City’s most treasured summertime traditions and has performing free, open-air theater in Central Park since 1962. This year’s productions are Much Ado About Nothing (June 3–July 6) and King Lear (July 22–August 17).