Things to do in NYC this week June 19-25, 2023 include: Juneteenth, Summer Solstice, NYC Pride week, and American Ballet Theatre.
American Ballet Theatre’s summer season is at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center, June 22 – July 22, 2023.
Teaze, NYC Pride’s BIPOC diversity dance party, is at Club Lambda BK in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn; on Friday, June 24, 2023 at 2pm. 🏳️🌈
Bliss Days, NYC Pride’s Womxn’s dance party, is at The DL rooftop night club in the Lower East Side; on Saturday, June 25, 2023 at 2pm. 🏳️🌈
Juneteenth, the U.S. national holiday that celebrates freedom for all Americans, is Monday, June 19, 2023. 🇺🇸
The Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere, is Wednesday, June 21, 2023.
La Fête de la musique, or World Music Day, the Parisian summer solstice tradition of playing music all night, is Wednesday, June 21, 2023. 🇫🇷
St John’s Eve, an ancient summer celebration, is Friday, June 23, 2023.
Inti Raymi, the Inca New Year celebration, is Saturday, June 24, 2023. 🇵🇪
The Catholic Feast of Saint John the Baptist, celebrates the forerunner of Jesus on Saturday, June 24, 2023. 🇮🇹
Youth Pride, NYC Pride’s young people’s festival; features performances by Snookie Lanore, Amorphous, Devan Ibizia, Blue Man Group and more; at Domino Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; on Friday, June 24, 2023 at 12pm. 🇺🇸 🇵🇷 🏳️🌈
PrideFest, the NYC Pride street fair, is on 4th Avenue (between 8th & 13th St) in Greenwich Village; on Sunday, June 25, 2023 at 11am. 🏳️🌈
Ecuadorian American singer Christina Aguilera headlines Pride Island; the NYC Pride music festival; at Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park, Brooklyn; on Sunday, June 25, 2023 at 2pm. 🇪🇨 🏳️🌈
The NYC Pride Parade (NYC Pride March), co-hosted by Angelica Ross; marches from Madison Square Park through the Flatiron District, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, and the West Village; on Sunday, June 25, 2023 at 11am. 🏳️🌈
The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park presents Kenny Leon’s “Hamlet,” starring Ato Blankson-Wood, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, from June 8 – August 6, 2023. Free. 🇬🇭