It looks like we might have a fantastic summer! Cities are opening up, meaning more in-person events are coming soon!! So excited!!
While there are still many events that have been canceled due to new covid, many major cities are beginning to plan events for the summer, and it looks like we are slowly finding our way back to the way things once were. In-person concerts, festivals, drive-in movies, and more are coming to cities across the states and we wanted to share some fantastic events on the horizon!
- Shakespeare in the park is returning to Central Park
- One of New York’s iconic theatre traditions is back. It will return from July 5 to August 29 with an adaptation of the Merry Wives of Windsor by Jocelyn Bioh and directed by Oskar Eustis. This adaptation will be set in South Harlem amidst a vibrant community of West African immigrants. The Public says, “it will serve as a celebration of Black joy, laughter, and vitality. A New York story about the tricks of the heart, performed in the heart of the City.” It looks like with state regulations; they will be able to host 500 people!
- Summer on Hudson
- Will take place in New York City. This will be a free Parks Department festival taking place up and down Riverside Park. It will include concerts, dance performances, wellness activities, movies, kid’s shows, and more. Dates have not been announced yet.
- Concerts coming to Wrigley Field
- More concerts are coming to Chicago! All the shows that have been announced include Chris Stapleton (July 17); Guns N’ Roses (July 21); Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer (August 15); Lady Gaga (August 27); Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe (August 29) and Maroon 5 (August 30). These are rescheduled concerts that didn’t happen last summer, so the plan is to honor all previously purchased tickets. The capacity for these concerts has not been announced, but baseball games are scheduled to have a 20% capacity for April.
- Pride parades are back
- Pride is back! It looks like June is going to be a blast! The LGBTQ+ most vibrant event is coming to all the big cities. This celebration brings the best to all cities in an incredible way to show the diversity of everyone. Even if you are not part of the community, it is so much fun to see people being their true selves, and it’s a fun event!