Summer might be New York City’s greatest season, and we’ve got the best excuses for you to leave your sweaty apartment and get outside while the sun still shines ’til 9 p.m. Get onto the beach, into the parks, and out under the sun at these exclusively outdoor events.
This canine-filled afternoon for charity features a puppy photo booth, plus beer for you AND your pup. It's BYODog, but you'll be able to play with & adopt a rescue if you feel so inclined.
Bring your own mat to this yoga class and say namaste to the setting sun high above Manhattan, before enjoying a free Deep Eddy Vodka cocktail or a pour of Underwood Wine.
Join this leisurely bike ride from the west side of Manhattan all the way to your own private beach on the Rockaways, complete with volleyball, complimentary drinks, and tons of Clif Bar snacks.
Spend the day on the sand, then join the Red Hook Lobster Pound and Rockaway Clam Bar for a beachside lobster boil at Jacob Riis Park, complete with corn, potatoes, and good company.
Represent your alma mater at this backyard cornhole tournament supporting Best Friends Animal Society, where your free wristband will snag you food and drink specials, plus dog adoption opportunities.
Pack a picnic for this relaxing evening on the beautiful cemetery lawn, where local jazz acts will croon as the sun sets over the city skyline.
Get salty on Long Beach for JJ Coopers' annual oyster festival, where your ticket gets you three hours of unlimited oysters, beer, and live music, just a few blocks from the ocean.