Summer in the Greenwich Village

Posted June 7th, 2018 by Christopher L Riccio, Matthew Pravda, Elana Zinoman

If you are one of the New Yorker’s that choose to stay in the City this summer, you are in luck. There are numerous outdoor activities to keep you entertained, while enjoying the best parts of our wonderful City. The Greenwich Village makes especially great use of it’s parks and waterfront areas with several different outdoor activities throughout the summer season. Below find a brief guide to this summer in the Greenwich Village!

  • Outdoor Movies
    • Films on the Green - Washington Square Park
      • A free outdoor French film Festival hosted annually in Washington Square Park. See the full schedule here!
    • Rooftop Cinema at Azul - Hotel Hugo
      • Located on top of Hotel Hugo, Azul on the Rooftop hosts movies or special sporting events respectively every Monday evening throughout the summer. View their full lineup here!
    • Hudson RiverFlicks - Pier 46
      • Friday’s throughout the summer the Hudson River Park hosts Hudson RiverFlicks, catered to families their list of movies is appropriate for any age group (adults alike). Check out the full schedule here!
  • Hudson River Park Summer Calendar of Events - Pier 46
    • The Hudson River Park is generous in hosting countless events throughout the summer months. These events include concerts, dance shows, fitness classes and family friendly actives to name a few. Almost every single event is free making it accessible to everyone. The full calendar of events can be found here!
  • Pride Fest - University Place, Greenwich Village
    • Although events for NYC Pride are held throughout Manhattan, the kickoff to the week of festivities is a street fair filling University Place from 13th Street to Waverly Place. This stretch of street will be filled with vendors and excitement to kick off the celebration. Find more details here!
  • Trapeze School - Pier 40
    • From beginners to experts, Trapeze School New York offers classes for many. For a thrilling, one-of-a-kind view of New York City, trapeze class is a great way to get outdoors and out of your comfort zone. Get the details here!