From sidewalk seating to rooftop yoga, New York City is bringing alfresco activities back in the best (and safest!) way possible.
WATCH: Intralia, the Weird Park
Experience the world premiere of this outdoor audio play and sound walk in Prospect Park.
CLIMB: The Vessel in Hudson Yards
Ascend the interactive art piece for an unforgettable view of the city and river from 1,100 feet in the air.
PICK: Apples at Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm
Ring in the fall season with a fruitful walk through this Yorktown Heights orchard.
SEE: Naima Green’s Newest Exhibition
The Brooklyn artist’s photography collection “Brief & Drenching” will be on view at Fotografiska.
DO: Wild Encounters at the Aquarium
Check out the interactive Aguatheater, feed the marine animals, and get a closer look at sharks!
DO: A Weekend-Long Shopping Spree
Support more than 100 food vendors and local shops at the (outdoor!) Greenpoint Terminal Market.
ADMIRE: Thousands of Hand-Carved Pumpkins
Buy tickets to next season’s Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze. (Hurry! These sell out fast.)
RIDE: To the Rooftop Films Drive-In
Take a drive to the New York Hall of Science for a showing of fantastic long- and short-form filmmaking.
TRY: Glamping in the Catskills
Head for the mountains in upstate New York for a private cabin experience—firepit, outdoor shower, and hammock included.
HOST: A Perfect Picnic in Central Park
A special dining experience awaits—boasting pillows, parasols, and checkered blankets.
VIEW: The MCNY Exhibition “New York Responds”
The Museum of the City of New York tells the stories of 2020 through photographs in its newest outdoor installation.
TRY: Outdoor Yinyasa With Yo Yoga NYC
Work on your flexibility, body alignment, and relaxation (and feel seriously zen) at this Upper East Side studio.
HAVE: An Artsy Party at Paint ’N Pour
“Paint like Picasso; drink like Van Gogh” at this Harlem studio space (or virtual experience).
VISIT: The New York Botanical Garden
Stop and smell the daylilies, hydrangeas, water lilies, and lotuses inside NYBG’s 250 acres of gardens and collections.