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Summer for the City

300+ free events through August 14


Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra

GATHER: Through July 2

A series of monuments and rituals

Sound Bites Outdoors

DJs spin on the Library terrace

NY Phil and BronX BandA

July 3 at Damrosch Park

Film at Lincoln Center

New York Asian Film Festival

Jazz Underground

Slip into the Speakeasy


Summer Evenings

Chamber Music Society

Free wellness sessions

Wednesdays at 6:00 pm

Juilliard at Damrosch Park

Dance showcase on July 29

July at the Atrium

Where our city takes center stage

Welcome to Lincoln Center, home to 11 resident arts organizations. Presenting music, theater, dance, film, opera, and more, our stages bring a tapestry of artists—from across the globe—to New York City.

Upcoming campus-wide events

Thursday, June 30 at 12:00pm

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Thursday, June 30 at 6:00pm

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Thursday, June 30 at 7:00pm

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Thursday, June 30 at 7:30pm


American Ballet Theatre

Swan Lake – ABT

Outside Licensee

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Spotlight On: LGBTQIA+ Pride

Celebrate with FREE in-person events at NYC's largest outdoor dance floor (with a 10-foot disco ball!) and the David Rubenstein Atrium. Learn more »

300+ free events at Summer for the City

Rejoice, reclaim, remember

Come together to celebrate this summer's mantra with 300+ free events spanning genres and artforms. Rejoice, social dance is back—taking place on NYC's largest outdoor dance floor with a 10-foot disco ball! Reclaim the traditions and rituals that were postponed with Celebrate LOVE: A (Re)Wedding, a group wedding do-over (register to participate now). Remember as we honor the lives of iconic individuals across the arts including James Baldwin and Greg Tate.

Participate in citywide collaborations

Lincoln Center and its presenting partners invite you to catch a flick under the stars from July 13–30 at our Outdoor Cinema; take a breath and move during our Wednesday night wellness sessions at the Atrium; witness NYC's most iconic dance companies share the spotlight in the BAAND Together Dance Festival; or join educators and an exciting lineup of artists for free weekly workshops and performances for kids, teens, and families

Encounter new works and reimagined classics

The Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra performs a series of concerts that showcase a breadth of repertoire and diverse slate of offerings. This August, we present a brand-new dance festival curated by renowned choreographer and MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham, featuring seven contemporary dance makers—followed by Requiem: Fire in the Air of the Earth, a new work exploring death and reincarnation through a reimagining of Mozart’s Requiem in d minor.

Accessible arts & events

Saturday, July 16

Join us on the occasion of Disability Pride Month

Saturday, July 31

In American Sign Language

Explore our resident organizations

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

The nation's premier chamber music organization, presenting innovative programming and an international roster of artists, both in New York City and on tour around the world. Learn more »

Film at Lincoln Center

Celebrating cinema from around the world, supporting new filmmakers, and enhancing awareness and understanding of the art form among a diverse film-going audience since 1969. Learn more »

Jazz at Lincoln Center

The mission of Jazz at Lincoln Center is to entertain, enrich and expand a global community for jazz through performance, education, and advocacy. Learn more »

The Juilliard School

Providing the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world, so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens. Learn more »

Lincoln Center Theater

One of New York's favorite not-for-profit theaters, with Broadway productions at the Vivian Beaumont, off-Broadway productions at the Mitzi E. Newhouse, and new theater for new audiences at the Claire Tow. Learn more »

New York City Ballet

Founded in 1948 by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein, New York City Ballet is one of the foremost dance companies in the world, with a roster of nearly 100 dancers and an unparalleled repertory of modern masterpieces. Learn more »

New York Philharmonic

Revitalizing the orchestral experience through the highest caliber of performances of the great music of the past and today, and through evolving educational programs, touring, and media initiatives. Learn more »

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Home to one of the most extensive archival and circulating collections in its field, the Library for the Performing Arts offers free programs, exhibitions, and more. Learn more »

The Metropolitan Opera

Home to the greatest artists in opera, the Met presents more than 200 performances each season and transmits 10 productions to movie theaters worldwide as part of the acclaimed Live in HD series. Learn more »

School of American Ballet

Founded by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein, the School of American Ballet trains students aged 6 to 18 for careers in classical ballet. It is the official academy of New York City Ballet. Learn more »

Health & safety guidelines

For all indoor events, audiences must wear face coverings and show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to attend. Guests may also be required to show proof of a booster shot if eligible; please confirm this requirement on the event page or presenting organization's website. At this time, face coverings and proof of vaccination will not be required for outdoor events as part of Summer for the City. To learn more about the specific protocols each resident organization has put in place, please visit their respective websites. Learn more »