Enjoy The Wood maps sale Enjoythewood maps sale offer

Things to Do in NYC this Weekend

A statue of Liberty with clouds in the sky

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels

Concrete jungle, the city that never sleeps, the Big Apple, the land of skyscrapers…New York has many names, but the only truth is that it’s the ultimate source of inspiration, adventure, and life. At Enjoy The Wood, we think that New York rocks, and the best time to visit New York is…now! With that in mind, we have created a list of fun things to do in NYC this weekend that you’re welcome to benefit from if you happen to visit the motherland of Lady Liberty.

1. Back to the Jazz Age of 1920s at the Jazz Age Lawn Party

If you happen to be tired of modern life and wonder how to spend a weekend in NYC, travel back in time by using the code JALP4TH25 starting July 7th at Jazz Age Lawn Party. You will experience a different era where jazz is life. Enjoy carnival games, dances, croquet, and many other activities that will make you feel like a time machine does exist.

2. Rum and Music (Pulse "The Festival of Music" – Independence Weekend NYC)

Everyone pondering over what to do in NYC for a weekend that is also special because of Independence Day, make sure to put the Rum&Music event on your to-do list. If you’re ready to dance 24/7 to the best beats of the Caribbean, Rum&Music is the hit. Together with the best DJs from all over the Caribbean, the fest will hook you with yummy eateries and the most delicious cocktails on earth. Hurry up to celebrate life with positive vibes, fun, and the best beats out there!

3. Celebrate Bastille Day on July 14

If you’re a fan of French culture, you’re welcome to join a special celebration of the Bastille Day which is an annual fest including dance events, street fairs, tons of vibrant performances, and live music – everything related to the land of croissants. This year, all participants have an opportunity to enjoy two major events. First is the music festival in Central Park, where French performers will guarantee a magic night. And also, don’t miss the FIAF's Bastille Day Celebration in the Upper East Side. The programs include a champagne party, vast cultural programming, and French films. Plus, over 50 local and French vendor booths are at your service, together with free activities for kids, teens, and those young at heart.

4. New York Botanical Garden exhibition

Curiouser and curiouser! The new New York Botanical Garden exhibition offers a unique opportunity to dive into the magical world of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Throughout the Bronx garden’s 250 acres, you will see what botanical art actually is. You will meet a huge white rabbit made of…plants! Let yourself get through the rabbit hole to admire weird and beautiful flora.

5. Get Fly In July

If you’re planning a weekend getaway to New York City, get ready for some positive vibes at 2430 FDR Drive, New York! You have definitely been waiting for this event full of non-stop music, fun, laughs, and memories you will make with the dearest people next to you. If you were looking for ways to feel the summer vibe like never before, this event is your unique chance on Friday, July 26, 12 - 4 am EDT.

6. Sculpture Without Sight Experience

At our Enjoy Stories, we love telling you about new and unusual experiences that you may have in this or that part of the globe. And this time, it’s a unique chance to explore the sense of touch! If you plan on things to do in NYC this weekend, try sculpting blindfolded! If you make sure to visit Sculpture Without Sight at Unarthodox, you will enjoy for yourself an incredibly therapeutic and sensory-enchanting sculpting experience that will have a significant impact on your mental health. As you immerse yourself in this unique atmosphere, enjoy the aromas and music as part of the process. With the help of professional curators, you will have a one-of-a-kind experience that will warm up your senses and introduce you to the world of basic clay.

7. From Manhattan: Escape the City Taste the Long Island’s Wines

Wine is always a good idea. When it comes to the best weekend getaways from NYC, consider the one with tons of tastings! If, at some point, you feel like you’ve seen it all in the city, it’s time to escape! Head to Long Island to visit the best local wineries offering exquisite and unique varieties of drinks. Get ready for the unforgettable tours to Raphael or Sparkling Pointe and keep on journeying to Osprey's Dominion and Lenz Winery, where you will navigate the wine world with ease and professional guidance. Got hungry? A nice picnic or a yummy lunch with the most delicious sandwiches at one of the vineyards are both included in the tour program. Recently honored as one of the best wine regions in the world, the Long Island Wine Country welcomes you starting July 7.

Brooklyn Bridge over water with a city in the background

Photo by Chris Molloy from Pexels

In the book “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” a world-known author Truman Capote shows how diverse and vast experiences are in the NYC. “New York is not a city, it’s a world,” says the American author, and he’s so right about that.

Reading next

A couple of women looking at a phone

Leave a comment

All comments are moderated before being published.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Read more posts

A statue of Liberty with clouds in the sky

Things to Do in NYC this Weekend

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels On This Page: 1.Back to the Jazz Age of 1920s at the Jazz Age Lawn Party 2.Rum and Music (Pulse "The Festival of Music" – Independence Weekend NYC) 3.Celebrate Bastil...

A couple of women looking at a phone

Best Girl Trip Destinations in the World

Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels On This Page: #1 Paris (France) #2 Bali (Indonesia) #3 Cayman Islands #4 Aruba #5 Santorini (Greece) #6 Buenos Aires (Argentina) #7 New York City (USA) #8 Cape...

Mickey and Minnie Mouse next to each other

Best Places in Florida for Families

Photo by Bo shou from Pexels On This Page: Lion Country Safari: Drive-Through Safari; Adventure Park Cocoa Beach Hawks Cay Resort The Cox Science Center and Aquarium The Four Seasons Resort (Orla...

A group of children posing for a photo

What is the Safest Country in Africa to Visit

Photo by Shelagh Murphy from Pexels   On This Page: Mauritius Botswana Senegal Seychelles Malawi Zambia Ghana Morocco Kenya Uganda Best Locations for Solo Adventurers If you’re tired of fancy Eur...

A toy bus with luggage on top

Cheapest Places to Travel Solo

Photo by Nubia Navarro (nubikini) from Pexels On This Page: Mexico City (Mexico) Buenos Aires (Argentina) Zagreb (Croatia) Passau (Germany) George Town (Cayman Islands) Ljubljana (Slovenia) Budge...

Tower Bridge with towers and lights at night

What Is the Largest City in Europe

Photo by Chris Schippers from Pexels On This Page: London, United Kingdom Paris, France Berlin, Germany Madrid, Spain Rome, Italy Ah, Europe…Cultural diversity, historical richness, and archit...

View all EnjoyTravel