Rendering courtesy FIGMENT

Summer has officially arrived, bringing a wealth of outdoor activities ranging from free movie screenings to neighborhood tours. Mark your calendars for a fun-filled week!

Friday, June 22nd

Enjoy the warm weather with Films of the Green, which will present classic and contemporary films that explore French culture. Head to Brooklyn’s Transmitter Park tonight for La Bûche, screening from 8:30pm to 10:30pm.

Saturday, June 23rd

FIGMENT, the free participatory arts event on Governors Island, is back this summer, bringing a weekend of artwork and activities!

The first ever Total Williamsburg Immersion is a full day of food, drink and retail deals! Grab your tickets and explore the neighborhood, where you’ll also get the opportunity to see Brooklyn Brewery’s newest tasting room (expect complimentary brews too)!

Join our popular tour of the Secrets of Grand Central Terminal to see its hidden tennis courts, learn about a movie theater that was once inside, and tons of other little known fun facts about the landmarked building!

Tour of the Secrets of Grand Central Terminal

Sunday, June 24th

We are also running our hard hat tour of the abandoned hospitals on Ellis Island and our Secrets of Central Park Tour, where you’ll discover the secret bolt that dates back to the laying out of New York City’s street grid (and many more fun tidbits)!

Celebrate the launch of the new thriller AWAKENED by joining the Awakened Experience, which will bring you through a shocking subway car, a mysterious subway tunnel and more.

Monday, June 25th

Check out a slew of indie flews at Videology all week! The New York Lift-Off Film Festival 2018 runs until Thursday night!

Tuesday, June 26th

The final concert of the Washington Square Park Music Festival takes place at 8pm. Drop by for some free form jazz!

Wednesday, June 27th

Open House New York invites you to a screening and conversation about Rikers Island and the future of New York’s justice system.

The New York Transit Museum invites you to PLATFORM, an evening of dance performances, art installations, storytelling and more. It all takes place against the backdrop of the museum’s 1936 subway home. Untapped Cities readers can get $5 tickets with the promo code “NY5.”

Thursday, June 28th

Did you know that the Javits Center has a 6.75 acre green roof, hiding atop the building? On this members-only Untapped Cities Insiders tour, get a behind the scenes look at the Javits Center!

Join James Beard Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky and Heritage Radio Network’s Kat Johnson for an in-depth discussion on the history of the human relationship to dairy, taking place at the Museum of Food and Drink!

Check out our full list of behind the scenes tours in NYC!