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The Best End Of Summer Events New York City Has To Offer

Summer is on its way out, but it’s not too late to have a little end of the season fun. If you’re planning on being in New York this month and are looking for something fun to do, you came to the right place. Whether you’re a foodie looking out for your taste buds, or you want to find the perfect outing for your real buds, look no further!

The following are the best end of summer events New York City has to offer!


Fall is just around the corner and Industry City is squeezing the last bits of summer out of the season. If you want to hop on that train, check out their courtyard summer block party on September 17th. Time Out will kick off the end of summer shenanigans with all the booze and BBQ your watering mouth desires!

Sip on a Corona or Tullamore D.E.W. whiskey as you nosh on food from Mighty Quinn’s BBQ, Blue Smoke, HandCraft Kitchen & Cocktails, Jongro BBQ and Dinosaur BBQ. On top of all that they’ll have live music and a photo booth!

For $35 you’ll get:

Tastings from all of our BBQ vendors

Three Corona beers and three Tullamore D.E.W. cocktails

Beats spun by DJ Jeronimo

Lawn game competitions

Giveaways and more!

Date and Time

Sat, September 17, 2016

2:30 PM – 5:00 PM


The Courtyard at Industry City

220 36th Street


Brooklyn, NY


Sometimes there is nothing more relaxing than sitting outside on a summer night sipping a cocktail while a warm breeze kisses your face. How could that be topped? With a movie, of course!

London’s Rooftop Cinema Club has been hosting another year of summer programming. Just like last year, their movie screenings take place on the terrace of the swanky YOTEL, in midtown. Enjoy a great view of the sunset and international street food from the new restaurant, Green Fig.

The evening starts at 6pm every night. Have a drink, watch the sunset and then around 8pm chill out with the movie. They will even give you your own set of wireless headphones.

For $30 (plus a $3 booking fee) you get:

Admission to the film

A bag of buttered popcorn



What could be better than dancing and drinking on a luxury yacht? ZEPHYR’S three-hour cruise comes with a well-stocked bar and signature drinks, three indoor and outdoor levels for a variety of dancing and breathtaking views of New York City.                        

Come prepared, though, the two full bars are cash only and there are snacks available for purchase. If you want to bring your own bottle of something, you must make a reservation.

On September 17th, radio 103.9 will be on board spinning all of your favorites!


Pier 16 South Street Seaport

Downtown Manhattan

How to use your voucher

Use promo code YACHT to purchase discounted tickets.

Must be 21+ with valid ID to attend.

ID must be presented to board vessel.


This show has been recently touted as a New York Times Critic’ Pick. What’s it all about? There is a building on 43rd and 8th with a hidden library on the 4th floor, here The Drunk Shakespeare Society meets nightly to get their drink on and shenanigans usually ensue. Want to see a drunken actor attempt to perform Shakespeare? Then come on by.

In the library a secret bartender will serve you cocktails through a 10-foot high bookcase made up of black books.

Performances are scheduled everyday at 4, 7:30, 8 and 10pm. The shows run approximately 90 minutes.


The Lounge

300 West 43rd St, Level 2


A street-vender showdown with tasty eats, the Vendy Awards is a celebration of food trucks and affordable eating. The best mobile food across the city will compete for the coveted Vendy Cup, as well as be up for other awards like Best Vegan, Best Desserts and Best Rookie.

Date and Time

Saturday, September 17 between 12:30pm and 5pm


Governor’s Island


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