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Central Park Summer Concerts and Events Calendar

Check out these Central Park summer concerts and events


Metropolitan Opera in the Park

Metropolitan Opera in the Park

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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