Summer Parties
MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center is one of Summer Parties.

1. MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center

9.2
2225 Jackson Ave (at 46th Ave), Queens, NY
Art Museum · Hunters Point · 196 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Find a diverse range of world-class DJs and musicians at Warm Up, the popular daytime wingding in MoMA PS1’s concrete-walled school yard. Pro tip: Avoid the long lines by snagging advance tickets. Read more.

Randall's Island is one of Summer Parties.

2. Randall's Island

8.3
1 Randalls Is, New York, NY
Island · Randalls-Wards Island · 57 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: EDM megabash Electric Zoo celebrates its fifth anniversary on Randalls Island this Labor Day weekend. The onslaught of DJs, artists and beat makers is as diverse as ever. Read more.

Gowanus Grove is one of Summer Parties.

3. Gowanus Grove

400 Carroll St (at Bond St.), Brooklyn, NY
Other Great Outdoors · Gowanus · 15 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: There are few better ways to spend a Sunday than on the banks of the Gowanus Canal at Mister Sunday in the company of DJs Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter. Come to dance, play, chill and drink! Read more.

Knockdown Center is one of Summer Parties.

4. Knockdown Center

9.0
52-19 Flushing Ave (at 54th St), Queens, NY
Music Venue · Maspeth · 12 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: When Tiki Disco began in the backyard of Roberta’s, it was for those in the know. Now, it draws huge crowds to the Knockdown Center—an ex-factory and courtyard in the Queens-Brooklyn border badlands. Read more.

5. Output

8.6
74 Wythe Ave (at N 12th St), Brooklyn, NY
Nightclub · Williamsburg · 207 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This multiroom Billyburg boîte plays host to NYC’s top party crews. Enjoy the killer sound system and stunning view. And be sure to note the strict no-photos policy. Read more.

Governors Beach Club is one of Summer Parties.

6. Governors Beach Club

7.5
1 Carder Rd (Ferry Pier), New York, NY
Music Venue · Governors Island · 34 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Run by the team behind Beekman Beer Garden, this waterfront club at Governors Island has a beautiful view of the lower-Manhattan skyline. Read more.

Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk is one of Summer Parties.

7. Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk

9.3
Riegelmann Boardwalk, Brooklyn, NY
Beach · Coney Island · 344 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Stake out a spot on the sand for Reggae Beach Party, which welcomes local selectors and legends like Clive Chin and Sir Tommy for marathon eight-hour sessions. Read more.

Dream Downtown is one of Summer Parties.

8. Dream Downtown

8.7
355 W 16th St (at 9th Ave), New York, NY
Hotel · Chelsea · 124 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Shark takes over the Dream Downtown’s outdoor pool area, bringing the city’s studliest party boys in for Sunday fun. Guest DJs pump up the crowd with beachy disco. Read more.

Hotel Chantelle is one of Summer Parties.

9. Hotel Chantelle

8.3
92 Ludlow St (btwn Delancey & Broome St), New York, NY
Bar · Lower East Side · 236 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Head down for Bad, a Thursday party where DJ Lily Vanilli spins an eclectic array of funky tunes and remixes. Read more.

Le Bain is one of Summer Parties.

10. Le Bain

9.2
848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY
Nightclub · Meatpacking District · 346 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Nothing beats On Top, a Tuesday soiree atop the Standard Hotel. Susanne Bartsch and her nightlife circus take over the club with house music and queer performance acts—planned and impromptu. Read more.

Ava Lounge is one of Summer Parties.

11. Ava Lounge

210 W 55th St (btwn Broadway & 7th Ave.), New York, NY
Lounge · Theater District · 47 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Enjoy dance pop and high-energy house, free vodka snow cones, and boozy cotton candy with a playful gay crowd at Ava’s SPF Sunday. Read more.

The Cabanas at The Maritime Hotel is one of Summer Parties.

12. The Cabanas at The Maritime Hotel

6.7
88 9th Ave. (at W 17th St.), New York, NY
Lounge · Chelsea · 14 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Maggie C serves up Stilleto, a popular lesbian soiree and tea dance, with drink specials, grilled treats, DJs, and gaggles of gorgeous ladies. Read more.

Union Pool is one of Summer Parties.

13. Union Pool

8.6
484 Union Ave (at Meeker Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Williamsburg · 289 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Union Pool welcomes you to its series of free outdoor gigs, Summer Thunder! A spacious courtyard is packed with wooden benches, while bands strum away on the adjacent stage. Read more.

Pier 84 is one of Summer Parties.

14. Pier 84

9.0
W 44th St (at 12th Ave), New York, NY
Pier · Hell's Kitchen · 25 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Head to MoonDance early for a lesson on the night’s genre – possibly swing, salsa, or tango – before live music kicks in at 7:00. Read more.