Top Events you must visit in NYC – New York Design Agenda
Top Events you must visit in NYC
Top Events you must visit in NYC


Perfect time to inform our followers about best events that they won’t want to miss inspired by! 🙂

New York Design Agenda invite you to visit these fantastic events during this year and we would like to know your feedback about each of them:

1. MUSIC: 4Knots Music Festival at South Street Seaport on July 12

Named in honor of the maritime past of its host location, this annual live music showcase helmed by theVillage Voice brings modern sounds to the historic, seafront backdrop of the South Street Seaport with a diverse lineup of crowd-pleasing acts. 

DETAILS: 1pm-8pm; free; South Street Seaport; 

2. ATTRACTIONS: New York Pass on July 13 and throughout the month

While there are tons of free NYC activities, even penny pinchers like us have to admit that some of the city’s best attractions come with a price tag.

DETAILS: All-day; from $80pp for a one-day pass to $195pp for a 7-day pass (get tickets!); New York Pass Collection Center at 777 8th Ave.

3. MUSIC: New York Philharmonic in Central Park on July 14

Make your summer’s evening picnic even more memorable with a free classical soundtrack courtesy of the New York Philharmonic as Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts the orchestra through selections such as Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 

DETAILS: 8pm; free; Central Park’s Great Lawn, middle of the park from 79th to 85th Streets; 'Swan Lake' at Lincoln Center (Photo: Damir Yusupov/Lincoln Center)  Top Events you must visit in NYC 4 swan lake lincoln center 650‘Swan Lake’ at Lincoln Center 

4. DANCE: Swan Lake at Lincoln Center on July 17

Continue your high-culture kick with an evening of dance featuring internationally acclaimed company the Bolshoi Ballet and their orchestra, in town from Moscow for the Lincoln Center Festival. 

DETAILS: 8pm; from $40; David H. Koch Theater, 105 W. 62nd St.; 

5. FOOD: Restaurant Week — July 21-August 15

Ah, summer in New York. A magical time when the one percent retire to the Hamptons and the rest of us get to eat at their favorite dining establishments on the cheap during Restaurant Week. Prepare your bellies, because starting on July 21 dozens of kitchens will be offering three-course, prix-fixe feasts for a mere $25 at lunch and $38 for dinner. Don’t forget to start dialing (or typing) when reservations open on July 9.DETAILS: $25 for lunch, $38 for dinner; restaurants throughout the city; 

6. THEATER: King Lear opens at Shakespeare in the Park’s Delacorte Theater — July 22-August 17

Get some fresh air — and some culture — at opening night of the Bard’s best daddy-issue drama with the title role played by Tony-award winning actor (and everybody’s favorite 1990s TV alien) John Lithgow. If the heat’s not too oppressive you can wait in line for free tickets; otherwise, let help you guarantee a seat while supporting the Public Theater at the same time.

DETAILS: 8pm; $189.50 for reserved seat (get tickets!); free by lottery or waiting in line from the early morning); middle of the park, Central Park at 80th St. 

7. MUSIC: Katy Perry at the Barclays Center on July 24

You can still expect elaborate sets, an army of backup dancers and skin-showing costumes to make John Mayer cry.

DETAILS: 7pm; from $62.65; 620 Atlantic Ave.; The view from Top of the Rock   Top Events you must visit in NYC 5 view top of the rock 650The view from Top of the Rock

8. ATTRACTIONS: Top of the Rock at 30 Rockefeller Plaza on July 27 and throughout the month

Want to see the Empire State Building, Central Park and the Chrysler Building after a trip that takes less than 60 seconds? Climb 70 stories (850 feet) in a glass-ceilinged elevator to the peak of this 1933 skyscraper and take in panoramic views of the city from an open-air deck designed to look like an ocean liner. For an extra dose of romance, go in the evening to watch the sun descending over Manhattan.

DETAILS: 8am-12am (last elevator at 11pm); $24.50 for adults (get tickets!); 30 Rockefeller Plaza 

9. SPORTS: Manchester City vs. Liverpool at Yankee Stadium on July 30

If you still find yourself shouting Gooooooooooool! at the office two weeks after the World Cup has ended, feed your football fever by watching two top European soccer teams kick it out at Yankee Stadium when English Premier League champs Manchester City take on Luis Suarez and Liverpool. Yes, this Euro “football” stuff is fun  just be sure to drink a Bud at the ballpark to remind yourself that you’re still in America.

DETAILS: 7pm; from $60.25; 1 East 161st St.; 

10. FILM: The Hunt for Red October at the Intrepid Museum on July 31

We can’t think of a more appropriate place to watch one of the greatest submarine movies of all time than aboard the flight deck of a massive World War II aircraft carrier-turned-museum moored on the mighty Hudson River. It’s all free, so pack a picnic, take in the water views and revel in Sean Connery’s refusal to change his Scottish accent even when playing a Russian naval captain.

DETAILS: Doors at 7:30pm; free; Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave.; 


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