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Top 5 New York City Summer Events

New York City Summer EventsThe Summer of 2013 will be very exciting in New York City, such as every summer is. There are some great activities taking place in New York City this summer.  Book your stay now at our Time Square Hotel.   These are the Top 5 New York City Summer Events taking place:   Central Park Summerstage Every year Central Park hosts live concerts and other events. This outdoor venue is a great place for families, singles and couples to go in order to sit back, relax and have a good time. Guests can get into Central Park Summerstage up to 90 minutes before any event weekend event.   Summer In The City Summer In The City is a family friendly event that takes place in July 2013. The Urban Park Ranger Biking Program allows participants to ride their bikes through the park. All attendees must bring their own bike and bike helmet.   Lincoln Center Festival The Lincoln Center Festival will be held in July of 2013. This Festival has taken place every year since 1996 and is known for presenting diverse shows to the public. Artists come from all over the world to participate in the Lincoln Center Festival.   New York Philharmonic in the Parks On select dates in the summer of 2013 the New York Philharmonic holds free concerts in parks throughout the city. One of these performances is on Central Park’s Great Lawn. Locations for weekend performances also include a concert at Staten Island’s CUNY Center For The Arts.   The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival is held every August in NYC and hosts some of the world’s best musicians. Charlie Parker is very influential in the music scene and is one of the most famous artists in the world. This festival is held in both Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park and Tompkins Square Park located on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.   These are Top 5 New York City Summer Events to check out in 2013 if you are visiting New York City this summer.