Kids, Teens, and Families

Summer for the City 2023 has come to an end!
Thank you for joining us at the Ultimate New York Festival

Make Lincoln Center your summer destination for fun-filled free shows and creative activities for kids of all ages, families, and teens. Join us on Wednesday mornings for outdoor Storytimes with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and on Saturdays for a wide array of creative family-friendly workshops and performances. Mark your calendar now for the welcoming and inclusive Big Umbrella Day on July 1, which creates relaxed spaces specifically welcoming neurodivergent audiences and their families. Plus, silent discos, engaging educational events, high-energy concerts, and much more will keep your family busy all summer long!

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About Summer for the City

The city’s ultimate New York festival features hundreds of events and thousands of artists in celebration of the vibrant cultural communities of NYC. Learn more »

Plan your visit

For the Summer for the City campus map, accessibility, venues, dining, ticketing, and parking, click here »


Our approach to accessibility mirrors our commitment to transform performing arts spaces to be more inclusive of our audiences’ identities and access needs by design, not as an afterthought or add-on. Learn more »

On-demand content for kids

Unable to join us in-person? Check out our on-demand collection for families and kids, bringing world-class performances and diverse musical perspectives straight to your home. Watch now »

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