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Extend summer fun past Labor Day with these awesome NYC events

Feeling like NYC’s comeback summer glided by in a flash?

Don’t fret — fall doesn’t formally begin till Sept. 22, and there are many fun issues to do round city to increase the summer vibes earlier than then.

All by means of the month, events, events and festivals might be popping up throughout the 5 boroughs. Whether your warm-weather bucket checklist contains hitting up a music pageant, lastly catching a soccer recreation in-person or chowing down on some improbable Italian fare, you’re in luck.

Here’s what the town’s limitless summer has on faucet.

Fill up on tennis — and meals — on the US Open

They’ll be serving up greater than tennis balls at Arthur Ashe Stadium this month.

Fans get pleasure from Grey Goose Honey Deuce cocktails on the 2019 US Open.
Nicole Pereira/USTA

The US Open, which continues by means of Sept. 12, has a formidable culinary scene to go alongside with its high-octane athleticism. Michelin-starred movie star chef Alex Guarnaschelli will convey a Mediterranean expertise to the south plaza of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, whereas famed seafood chef Josh Capon might be lobbing out lobster rolls, ceviche and poké at his Fly Fish @ Oyster Bar, situated within the Grandstand Food Village and Arthur Ashe.

US participant Sam Querrey serves to Germany’s Alexander Zverev throughout their 2021 US Open Tennis event males’s singles first spherical match on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, on Aug. 31, 2021.
Photo by Kena Betancur/AFP by way of Getty Images

Other new additions to the Food Village embody Eataly, Los Tacos No. 1, Brooklyn-based Stuf’d connoisseur sandwiches, Forest Hills’ Stacked Sandwich Shop and Neapolitan pizza from San Matteo NYC.

Proof of at the least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine required for these 12 and older. From $115. USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing;

Rave it up on Randalls Island

Hold onto the warmth by shifting to the beat.

After a 2020 hiatus, E-Zoo is again in business.

Electronic music followers can let unfastened at Electric Zoo, a three-day-long social gathering unfold throughout a number of levels on Randalls Island. After a 2020 hiatus, this year’s E-Zoo lineup options headlining progressive home DJs equivalent to Alesso, Tiësto, Kaskade, Alan Walker and Galantis, amongst a number of different enormous acts within the EDM scene.

Must be 18 or older. Proof of vaccination or current damaging COVID-19 check required. Friday by means of Sunday. From $109 every day. Randalls Island;

Sip rosé whereas Fat Joe performs on Governors Island

Pinknik isn’t the typical wine social gathering.
Stefano Giovannini

Looking for chill vibes, nice wine and cocktails plus a star-studded music lineup? Sounds like Pinknic is ideal for you.

This large garden social gathering on Governors Island is a celebration of rosé wine. They’ll be serving up the blush beverage in virtually each method conceivable, from blended cocktails to Champagne pours, alongside with loads of eats and treats.

Aleksandra Wawrzyniak and Sara Endy at Pinknic.
Stefano Giovannini

The Bronx’s personal Fat Joe will headline each days of the pink social gathering’s fifth anniversary, supported by acts together with home DJ Dombresky, vocalist Nancy Whang and jazz-fusion artist Masego.

Must be 21 or older. Proof of vaccination or current damaging COVID-19 check required. Saturday and Sunday, midday to 10 p.m. From $79 every day. Governors Island;

Admire artwork close to Washington Square Park

After its Memorial Day weekend stint was canceled, the Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit will occur twice this month.

An artist does portraits throughout the Washington Square Art Show.
Rebecca Pearson

This pleasant, free sidewalk present within the West Village stretches down University Place, from East thirteenth Street down past the park at West Third Street, and can showcase a number of the New York space’s most interesting collections of blended media, watercolor, acrylic and oil works, alongside with pictures, sculptures, crafts, jewellery and ceramics.

Saturday by means of Monday, and Sept. 11 and 12, midday to six p.m.

Root to your residence workforce throughout the Yankees-Mets 9/11 recreation

In the chilling weeks that adopted Sept. 11, 2001, baseball helped convey New Yorkers collectively and heal.

Gio Urshela of the New York Yankees will get caught in a rundown because the New York Mets play the Yankees.
Anthony J Causi

Twenty years later, the red-hot Yankees and Mets will play a particular rendition of the Subway Series at Citi Field on 9/11. Former Mets legend Mike Piazza, who hit the go-ahead residence run within the workforce’s first recreation again after the towers fell, is predicted to seem in Queens that evening.

First pitch at 7:40 p.m. From $127. Citi Field, Flushing; 718-507-TIXX,

Pig out on Staten Island

Returning for its twelfth year, Pig Island will unite greater than 20 famend cooks for some tremendous swine at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden on Saturday, Sept. 11. 

This meat meetup is one you gained’t need to miss out on.

This paean to all issues porcine will characteristic one of the best pulled pork, ribs and different meaty delicacies from right here to South Carolina. Some such treats embody beer-brined smoked hog with scotch bonnet, and herb and garlic chimichurri from Kim Plafke of the Meat Hook in Williamsburg. Craft beers, laborious cider and different spirits might be on on supply, too.

In commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, Pig Island will even be partnering with the nonprofit Friends of Firefighters to boost money and provides out ceremonial awards that honor and help first responders.

Guests are inspired to come back early and hog as a lot meals as doable within the occasion that some stations run dry. 

A succulent porker from Pig Island at Snug Hill.

Festivalgoers are inspired to convey their very own picnic baskets and tenting chairs for the rain-or-shine occasion.

Must be 21 or older. From $65. 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island;

Show your satisfaction at LadyLand

Christina Aguilera headlines a mighty and various lineup for this one-day pageant celebrating homosexual satisfaction and LGBTQ performers in North Brooklyn.

Christina Aguilera pictured acting at The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas Unstoppable Weekend Grand Opening Celebration at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV on June 10, 2021.
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Billed as Coachella meets a Berlin nightclub, LadyLand will characteristic DJs, drag stars and efficiency artwork, together with “xxxtreme queer wrestling”: a drag efficiency that goals “to intensify and make apparent the inherently flamboyant and camp elements of professional wrestling,” in line with the web site.

Must be 21 or older. Proof of vaccination required. Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m. From $90. Brooklyn Mirage, 140 Stewart Ave., East Williamsburg;

Live it up with drag queens in Queens

Bushwig, the world’s largest drag and music pageant, celebrates a decade of fun and fierceness with a weekend’s value of leisure.

Bushwig 10 is certain to be the frag social gathering of the year.

This year’s iteration, aptly named Bushwig 10, has a number of the largest queer icons on the invoice, together with Heidi N Closet and pageant founder Horrorchata, alongside with native legend Amanda Lepore.

Must be 21 or older. Proof of vaccination required. Sept. 11 and 12, 2 p.m. to midnight. From $80 for each days. Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave., Maspeth, Queens;

Kick off soccer season with the Giants and Jets

After COVID benched NYC soccer followers for the 2020 NFL season, this month the Giants and Jets trustworthy can lastly return to MetLife Stadium.

New York Giants vs. New York Jets taking part in within the “Snoopy Bowl” at MetLife Stadium in 2019.
Charles Wenzelberg/New York Post

Daniel Jones and the G-Men open at residence on Sept. 12 in opposition to the Denver Broncos at 4:25 p.m. and Gang Green, below the command of recent quarterback Zach Wilson, will face the New England Patriots for his or her residence opener on Sept. 19 at 1:05 p.m.

Giants tickets from $130, Jets from $66. MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ;,

Get saucy at San Gennaro

The beloved Figli di San Gennaro pageant returns to Little Italy this month, after being sidelined by COVID-19 final year.

The opening day of the 93rd annual Feast of San Gennaro on Mulberry Street in Little Italy, Manhattan.
Taidgh Barron/NY Post

Now we’ve got 10 days of Italian meals, music and consuming contests, testing who can eat essentially the most meatballs, zeppoles and cannoli.

Love at first…chunk?
Helayne Seidman

As a method of commemorating the twentieth anniversary of Sept. 11, FDNY commissioner Daniel Nigro will function honorary grand marshal for the feast and its parade in honor of first responders.

Sept. 16 to 26, various hours. Mulberry Street between Canal and Houston streets, and on Hester Street between Baxter and Centre streets, Little Italy; 212-764-6330,

Eat your coronary heart out at Eataly

If San Gennaro wasn’t sufficient, maybe this can fulfill your urge for food for the tremendous wine and delicacies of Italia.

What higher technique to rejoice the incoming of fall than with wine and pasta?
Photo courtesy of Eataly

Eataly’s downtown location might be internet hosting an end-of-summer wine and meals festa.

The social gathering will showcase over 20 wines from throughout Italy, as their respective producers and different wine consultants present a breakdown of what you’re sipping on inside {the marketplace}.

It will even characteristic reside music and dancing, as company dine on recent pasta, delicious paninis, do-it-yourself gelato and a few cannoli to wrap up the night.

Proof of vaccination required. Sept. 17, 6 to eight p.m. From $75. 101 Liberty St., third flooring, Financial District; 212-897-2895,

Get your groove on at Governors Ball

Another iconic NYC music pageant is making a return this month at Citi Field. 

A Kacey Musgraves st from Governors Ball in 2019.
Photo by: Charles Reagan Hackleman

Governors Ball is celebrating its tenth season in model, with a powerhouse lineup of headliners Billie Eilish, A$AP Rocky, Post Malone, J Balvin, Megan Thee Stallion, Rüfüs Du Sol, Ellie Goulding, Leon Bridges and 21 Savage, to call a number of.

The pageant occurs over three days and also will characteristic an array of meals choices from native distributors equivalent to equivalent to Roberta’s Pizza, Dyckman Dogs, La Newyorkina frozen treats and extra.

Governors Ball as soon as once more includes a star studded lineup.

Proof of vaccination or damaging COVID-19 check from inside 72 hours of attendance required. Sept. 24 to 26. From $129. Citi Field, Flushing;

Sing alongside at Global Citizen

Hopefully Central Park’s long-awaited “welcome back NYC” day within the solar will come when Global Citizen rocks the Great Lawn.

Lizzo performs onstage throughout the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
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The star-studded lineup contains Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, Meek Mill and Shawn Mendes, along with particular visitor performances by Alessia Cara, Burna Boy, Cyndi Lauper, Jon Batiste and Lang Lang.

The NYC present can be tied to a historic 24 hours of worldwide performances broadcast from Los Angeles, Paris, London, Sydney, Lagos, Nigeria, Seoul, South Korea, and Rio de Janeiro.

Proof of vaccination or a damaging COVID-19 check from inside 72 hours of attendance required. Sept. 25, 4 p.m. From $200.