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Upcoming NYC Events, Summer 2019 Edition

May 28th, 2019 New York City Events


Come summer, New York turns into a city-wide fiesta. Check out the best events in the city, many of them happening at or near The New Yorker Hotel.

delacorte-theater-in-central-park-nycShakespeare in the Park

Date: May 21–August 11, 2019
Location: Delacorte Theater, 81 Central Park West, New York, NY 10023
Tickets: Free and require waiting on line at select distribution points on the day of performance or register for lottery ticket options.
The theatrical event of the season is in full swing. Shakespeare in the Park kicked off with Much Ado About Nothing directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon. Beginning on July 21 and for the first time since 1979, Shakespeare in the Park will present Coriolanus, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan.


Date: June–October 2019
Location: Central Park and NYC neighborhood parks
Tickets: Most events are free except for benefit concerts
Every year, SummerStage turns New York City’s parks into outdoor concert venues. Renowned national and international artists, as well as up-and-coming stars will take the stage in around 100 performances ranging from salsa, jazz, hip hop, indie, reggae, Afrobeat, soul and modern dance.

4th-of-july-fireworks-over-east-river-new-york4th of July Celebrations

Celebrating the United States’ Independence Day in New York is an unforgettable experience. From seeing the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks to dining and partying on 4th of July Fireworks Cruise, this holiday is the highlight of summer season. For cruises, check out Hornblower Cruises, Liberty Cruise, Classic Harbor Line.

Korean Con NY

Date: July 6 and 7, 2019
Location: Concerts at Madison Square Garden; Convention at Javits Center
Tickets: Concerts: Starting at $70 for one night and $120 for two nights. Convention: $30.99 two-day convention + artist engagement packages available.
Korean culture is bigger than ever. Join thousands of like-minded fans at a K-Con, a festival and convention with a nightly concert featuring K-pop artists in a unique and immersive experience. Visit the convention to stock up on Korean beauty and fashion products, attend panels and participate in workshops.  

group-of-gamers-playing-at-defend-the-north-new-yorkDefend The North

Date: July 19–21, 2019
Location: The New Yorker Hotel
Tickets: Competitor Pass starting at $50. Spectator Pass, General Admission $50 and valid all weekend.
The fighting game community will gather at The New Yorker Hotel for the annual three-day Major Fighting Gaming Tournament. As one of the top events of the eSports calendar, Defend The North brings together master and casual gamers. It will feature 24 hour gaming, an Arcade Room with @Real Arcade cabinets, a Cosplay contest with cash prizes, discussion panels, vendor and exhibitor booths, and much more.

Book your room at The New Yorker and get a special hotel rate exclusive for Defend The North 2019 competitors and spectators.

Ring of Honor

Date: July 20, 2019 at 7pm
Location: The Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001
Tickets: Standard admission starting at $40
Manhattan Center will be hosting best wrestling on the planet this summer. Experience the thrill of seeing the Ring of Honor stars up-close and in full action. Spectators will have a chance to get autographs and photos at pre-show meet and greets!

US Open 2019

Date: August 26–September 8, 2019
Location: Billie Jean King USTA National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadow - Corona Park, Flushing, NY 11368
Tickets: Starting at $60 for grounds passes.
Finish the summer season with a bang! The US Open, the country’s top tennis event, returns to Flushing Meadows around Labor Day weekend. Check out The New Yorker Hotel's complete guide to the US Open for insider tips!

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