Things to do in NYC June 2018

Things to do in NYC in June include the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, Portugal Day, Gay Pride, SummerStage and BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn.

Concerts in the Parks by the New York Philharmonic

Free outdoor concerts
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island
June 13-18, 2017

Shakespeare in the Park

Free Public Theater
Delacorte Theater
Central Park
May 23 – June 18, 2017
Dark Wednesday, June 14
Support the Public Theater

Midsummer Night Swing 2018 dance Salsa & Tango outdoors to big bands

Dancing to live orchestras outdoors
Damrosch Park Lincoln Center
June 27 – July 15, 2017

The Museum Mile Festival is an open house into the diversity of New York City

Fifth Avenue
82nd Street to 105th Street
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Open Roads: New Italian Cinema 2017

Contemporary Italian movies
Film Society of Lincoln Center
Walter Reade Theater
165 West 65th St
Lincoln Square
June 1-7, 2017

2017 Tony Award for Santo Loquasto for “Hello Dolly”

Broadway awards
Radio City Music Hall
1260 Sixth Ave, Midtown
Sunday, June 11, 2017

National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2017 ¡Boricua!

Fifth Avenue Parade
43rd St to 79th St
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Latin things to do on Father’s Day

Third Sunday in June
Sunday, June 18, 2017

World Cup Russia 2018 draw is set

June 14 – July 15, 2018
Friday, December 1, 2017

Blue Note Jazz Festival 2017

Brings great Latin artists to Subrosa in the Meatpacking District and the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, June 1-30, 2017

Central Park Tango is a romantic way to spend a Summer Saturday evening

Shakespeare Statue
Saturdays June – September
Saturday, June 2, 2018

SummerStage 2017 free concerts in NYC parks

Latin artists June 21 – September 10, 2017

Celebrate Portugal Day on June 10

Parades and Street Fairs
Newark, NJ
Friday-Sunday, June 9-11, 2017
Mineola, NY
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Misty Copeland and Herman Cornejo in American Ballet Theatre’s “Tchaikovsky Spectacular”

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
Monday-Saturday, July 3-8
Misty Copeland & Herman Cornejo
Friday, July 7, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 2017 Transforms a Wall into a Connector

Dominican, Nicaraguan, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
June 14-18, 2017

New York Salsa Festival fills an arena with Salsa legends

Willie Colón, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Nieves, Grupo Niche, Fruko y Sus Tesos, Tito Rojas, DLG, Eddie Santiago, Frankie Negron, and Domingo Quiñones, and more
Barclays Center, Brooklyn
Saturday, June 10, 2017

June 2018 Calendar

June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month.

Friday, June 1

RSVPs went live for 2017 River-To-River Festival events that require an RSVP.

The 2017 Open Roads: New Italian Cinema film festival was at Film Society of Lincoln Center June 1-7, 2017

The Blue Note Jazz Festival is at multiple venues June 1-30, 2018.

The 2017 Philadelphia International Tango Festival was June 1-4, 2017.

Saturday, June 2

Celebrate Italy’s national day, the Festival of the Republic (Festa della Repubblica).

LAST CHANCE to see New York City Ballet’s Coppélia at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. $30 – $185

Sunday, June 3

The 2017 National Puerto Rican Day Parade Mass (in Spanish) was at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown East, Sunday, June 4, 2017.

The 2017 Drama Desk Awards were at The Town Hall in Midtown, Sunday, June 4, 2017.

It’s New York City Puerto Rico Week.

Monday, June 4

Tuesday, June 5

The 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards were at The Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom on Monday, June 5, 2017.

Wednesday, June 6

Thursday, June 7

Juan Luis Guerra, the Merengue star, was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on June 7, 1957.

Friday, June 8

The 2017 Dominican Day Parade hosted a reception for the community at 809 Restaurant in Washington Heights on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

The 2017 National Puerto Rican Day Parade’s Gala Banquet was at the New York Hilton Midtown on Friday, June 9, 2017.

Saturday, June 9

The 2017 New York Salsa Festival was at Barclays Center in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn on Saturday, June 10, 2017.

Sunday, June 10

June 10 is Portugal Day, the national day of Portugal.

João Gilberto, the legendary Bossa Nova singer-songwriter was born in Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil on June 10, 1931.

Celebrate Laylat al-Qadr 2017, the holiest night of the Muslim year which commemorates the revealing of the Quran.

The 2017 Portugal Day Parade in Mineola, Long Island was on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

The 2017 Portugal Day Parade in Newark, New Jersey was on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

The 2018 Puerto Rican Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue from 11am-5pm.

The 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall or on CBS were Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Monday, June 11

Chilean pop star Ana Tijoux was born in Lille, France on June 11, 1977

2018 NEA Jazz Masters were announced on Monday, June 12, 2017.

Tickets for the 2017 US Open went on sale Monday, June 12, 2017.

Tuesday, June 12

Wednesday, June 13

Celebrate the Feast of Saint Anthony of Padua, the patron saint of lost things.

Honor Eleguá, the Santería lord of the crossroads who wears red and black.

The 2017 Museum Mile Festival was on Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 105th Streets on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

The 2017 New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx was on Tuesday, June 13,2017.

Thursday, June 14

Celebrate the 2018 feast of Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month, at sundown.

The 2017 River to River Festival was June 14-25, 2017.

2017 – 2018 Metropolitan Opera tickets went on sale to patrons and subscribers on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

The 2017 New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks in Central Park was Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Free

The World Cup 2018 Russia opens with Russia vs Saudia Arabia at 11 am ET. The Group Stage runs through Thursday, June 28.

Friday, June 15

It’s a New York City school holiday for Eid al-Fitr.

Celebrate the Christian Feast of St. Anthony of Padua, the patron saint of lost things.

World Cup 2018 Russia Group Stage

  • Uruguay vs Egypt at 8 am ET
  • Portugal vs Spain at 2 pm ET

2018 NYC Pride is June 15 – 24, 2018.

2017 NYC Dance Week at studios in Manhattan and Brooklyn was June 15-24, 2017.

The 2017 New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks is at Cunningham Park in Queens was Thursday, June 15, 2017. Free

Saturday, June 16

World Cup 2018 Russia Group Stage

  • France vs Australia at 6 am ET
  • Argentina vs Iceland at 9 am ET
  • Peru vs Denmark at 12 noon ET

The 2017 New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks is at Prospect Park in Brooklyn was Friday, June 16, 2017.

Sunday, June 17

World Cup 2018 Russia Group Stage

  • Costa Rica vs Serbia at 8 am ET
  • Germany vs Mexico at 11 am ET
  • Brazil vs Switzerland at 2 pm ET

Third Sunday in June is Father’s Day. Love you Dad!

The 2017 Paul Winter Summer Solstice Celebration was at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 4:30am.

The 2017 Jacob’s Pillow Dance festival in Becket, Massachusetts  was June 17 – August 27.

The 2017 Tanglewood Music Festival near Stockbridge in western Massachusetts was June 17 – September 3.

2017 – 2018 Metropolitan Opera tickets went on sale to guild members on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

The 2017 New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center Music Hall was Sunday, June 18, 2017.

Monday, June 18

World Cup 2018 Russia Group Stage

  • Belgium vs Panama at 11 am ET

Tuesday, June 19

World Cup 2018 Russia Group Stage

  • Colombia vs Japan at 11 am ET

Chico Buarque de Hollanda, the legendary singer-songwriter, was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 19, 1944.

Wednesday, June 20

World Cup 2018 Russia Group Stage

  • Portugal vs Morocco at 8 am ET
  • Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia at 11 am ET
  • Iran vs Spain at 2 pm ET

2017 Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center in the Upper West Side was June 27-July 15, 2017.

Thursday, June 21

World Cup 2018 Russia Group Stage

  • France vs Peru at 8 am ET
  • Argentina vs Croatia at 2 pm ET

It’s the 2018 Summer Solstice.

Celebrate the Parisian tradition La Fête de la Musique, an all-night street party of live music on the shortest night in the northern hemisphere.

Friday, June 22

World Cup 2018 Russia Group Stage

  • Brazil vs Costa Rica at 8 am ET

Happy birthday to Cuban – American Jazz pianist and leader Arturo O’Farrill born in Mexico City on June 22, 1960.

Saturday, June 23

World Cup 2018 Russia Group Stage

  • Korea Republic vs Mexico at 2 pm ET

Sunday, June 24

World Cup 2018 Russia Group Stage

  • England vs Panama at 8 am ET

2017 – 2018 Metropolitan Opera tickets went on sale to the general public on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

The 2018 Gay Pride Parade marches from Fifth Avenue at 36th Street to Christopher and Greenwich St from 12 noon to 3pm.

The annual Medellín International Tango Festival is in Medellín, Colombia on the last week of June.

Monday, June 25

Tuesday, June 26

Gilberto Gil, the legendary singer-songwriter, was born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil on June 26, 1942.

Wednesday, June 27

June 27 is the Marion feast of Our Mother of Perpetual Help.

2017 Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center in the Upper West Side was June 27-July 15, 2017.

Thursday, June 28

Friday, June 29

Saturday, June 30

The World Cup 2018 Russia Round of 16 is today through Tuesday, July 3.

July calendar

June Events

‘Hamilton’ is the most influential Broadway show of our generation

New York Puerto Rican writer
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 W 46th St, Times Square
Tuesday-Sunday 2017

‘A Bronx Tale’ is an Italian musical with a Colombian choreographer

Longacre Theatre
220 West 48th St
Times Square Broadway
Tuesday-Sunday, June 2017

Spain plays a friendly with Germany

World #6, World Cup Qualified
Düsseldorf, Germany
Friday, March 23, 2018

2017 Drama Desk Awards for Danny DeVito and Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Cuban, Ecuadorian, Italian, Mexican, and Puerto Rican nominees
The Town Hall
123 West 43rd St, Midtown
Sunday, June 4, 2017

NYC Dance Week free dance classes

Afro-Caribbean, Ballet, Capoeira, Flamenco, Parkour, Salsa, & Samba
Manhattan and Brooklyn
June 15-24, 2017

François Morellet a systematic French approach to geometrical abstraction

Dia:Beacon upstate
535 West 22nd St
Chelsea, Manhattan
Saturday, October 28, 2017 – June 2, 2018

Colombia plays a friendly exhibition with China

World #13, World Cup Qualified
Chongqing Olympic Sports Center, Chongqing
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

Central American artifacts
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
Financial District
Through October 2018

New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey (Newark)

Major League Soccer
March – October

VolvoTango is an outdoor milonga with stunning views from river piers

April – November and warm winter days
Pier 45 at Christopher St, West Village
LIC Landing in Long Island City, Queens

NYCFC New York City Football Club

Major League Soccer
Yankee Stadium
March – October

Argentina soccer is getting ready for the 2018 World Cup

World #4, World Cup Qualified

New York Mets 2018 Season Opener

April – October
Citi Field Flushing Meadows – Corona Park, Queens
At the Cardinals
Thursday, March 29, 2018

New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx

Yankees at Yankee Stadium
April – September
Home Opener
Tampa Bay Rays
Monday, April 2, 2018


This 122-foot-long dinosaur skeleton from Patagonia, Argentina is so big, the head pokes through the door of the hall. American Museum of Natural History through Jan 1, 2020

July calendar



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