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Central Park Summer Concerts and Events Calendar

Check out these Central Park summer concerts and events

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Central Park Visitors Guide

Central Park hosts a wide variety of concerts and events throughout the summer. Check out this list of Central Park summer concerts and events!

  • Shakespeare in the Park
    You'll have to wait in line to score free tickets to the free Shakespeare in the Park that is performed in Central Park's Delacorte Theatre.
  • Metropolitan Opera in the Park
    Check out the Metropolitan Opera's two free performances on the Great Lawn in Central Park every June.
  • New York Philharmonic in the Park
    The New York Philharmonic performs two free concerts on Central Park's Great Lawn in July.
  • Central Park Summerstage
    Probably Central Park's most famous summer offering, Central Park SummerStage features a variety of (mostly free) concerts and performances throughout the summer.
  • Naumburg Orchestral Concerts
    The oldest free outdoor concert series in the US, the Naumburg features symphonic and semi-classical music on select summer evenings in Central Park's Naumburg Bandshell.
  • Harlem Meer Performance Festival
    This popular Sunday concert series features the best in local emerging and established Latin, Jazz, World, and Gospel artists in Central Park.
  • New York Classical Theater in Central Park
    Check out these free performances of classic plays in Central Park without the hassle of tickets or waiting in line.

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