By: Stefanie DiMartino
It’s officially almost summer and things are looking much brighter! If you’re looking for the best things to do, the best art exhibits, and the best in dining, then look no further. These are my top picks of the best things to do in NYC June 14-20.
The Top 7 Best Things to do in NYC June 14-20
THINGS TO DO
DAYBREAKER NYC: PRIDE AND JOY
June 18, 2021 | 6am Sunrise Yoga, 7am Dance Party Experience | $30+
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012
Group events are finally making their way back to the city! Celebrate pride month with Daybreaker! They’re officially back with a Pride and Joy event Friday morning with feel-good yoga, fresh beats, live performances, and epic surprises. Don’t miss the fun and get your tickets before they sell out!
Note: This event is a 100% vaccinated event.
TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL
June 9-20, 2021 | Prices vary
Virtual, At-Home & In-Person
There are multiple ways of enjoying the Tribeca Film Festival this year.
“Enjoy the 2021 Festival films from the comforts of home. Tribeca at Home will bring the Tribeca Festival’s signature programs to audiences nationwide via our new virtual platform. Feature and short films will be available for at home audiences following their in-person premieres in NYC, as well as an additional selection of films curated specifically for the at home audience. Tribeca’s Borough to Borough program will bring the Festival directly to neighborhoods around New York City.” – Tribeca Film Festival
Tickets are still available, so snag them while you still can! You can find detailed information here.
HARRY POTTER NEW YORK
Ongoing | Mon-Sat, 10am-9pm; Sun 11am-7pm
935 Broadway, New York, NY 10010
Calling all Potterheads! Whether you are House Hufflepuff, Gryffindor, Slytherin, or Ravenclaw, there’s something for everyone at the brand-new Harry Potter New York flagship store. The store has the largest collection of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts products in one place! Plus, a wand shop inspired by Ollivanders. In addition to shopping, there are also two virtual reality experiences. And of course, what would be a Harry Potter experience without butterbeer! It’s the only place in NYC with a butterbeer bar serving draft and bottled butterbeer, along with butterbeer ice cream! Cheers to that!
MONEY HEIST THE EXPERIENCE NYC
December 2021, Limited Tickets Available Now | $55+
Money Heist will be an immersive experience unlike any other! It is an experience based on the hit Netflix series of the same name. “You’ll live out the first ever international robbery in person. Take part in this immersive experience full of special effects and endless surprises. The adventure will give you a rush of pure adrenaline, excitement and euphoria. Join our matchless actors in this hyper-realistic experience and become a true member of our team as we break into one of the most iconic venues in NYC. So, don your mask and join the gang!” – Money Heist The Experience
SARAHFUNKY NYC TOURS
Saturdays, Sundays, Custom day/time | $57+
Tourism is finally picking up again in NYC! And, there’s no time like the present to book a SarahFunky NYC tour. You have quite a few tour options! You can book a custom designed private tour to fit your own personal interests with Sarah, Luis, Gary, or Marcus! Or, you can get the best of both worlds with food and sightseeing and join a newly redesigned food tour to include four epic spots and behind the scenes experiences and book a Best of New York Food Tour with Luis. Or, join A Secrets of New York Tour and visit hidden locations in lower Manhattan and learn secrets most New Yorkers don’t even know! They are all NYC experts and enjoy showing others around the city they love. Certainly, you do not want to miss any of these one-of-a-kind experiences!
And now, you can also get expert help with planning your dream NYC itinerary with FunkyTours Concierge! You can make your NYC trip and experience more special with custom-designed itineraries to fit your budget and your unique interests.
Now – September 25, 2021 | $25+
Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019
Famous French artist and post-Impressionist painter Paul Cézanne will now have rarely seen works on display at the MoMA. If you’ve wanted to explore unseen art, then now is your chance! This exhibit allows viewers to see through Cézanne’s eyes.
REMI FLOWER AND COFFEE
906 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10017
Remi Flower and Coffee is a New York City hidden gem! Remi is unique in that it’s a one-stop-shop for cut flowers, plants, and amazing coffee. They serve cafe drinks and pastries amongst their beautiful displays of plants and flowers for sale. So, you can visit for a latte, hand-tie bouquet, or plant. And if you are looking for Instagram-worthy photo-ops, then this is the spot for you!
In conclusion, these are the top 7 best things to do in NYC June 14-20. Have fun and most importantly, stay safe!