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Summer Vacation


Sunny days by the river. Cocktails on the Rooftop, the Pier, and the Cobblestones. Sunset sails, block parties, and outdoor movies. There’s no better time to explore the neighborhood than the summer. Here’s how to make any day a summer vacay at the Seaport.

Things to Do S+4

Manhattan By Sail
Seaport Museum | Manhattan By Sail | Circle Line

Sail Away

Soak up the Seaport’s history aboard a tall ship, tugboat, or schooner from the South Street Seaport Museum’s fleet. See the highlights of New York Harbor with Circle Line, or take in a sunset with a side of jazz with Manhattan by Sail.

Seaport Museum Manhattan by Sail Circle Line

Summer Concert Series on the Rooftop at Pier 17
The Summer Concert Series

Rock the Rooftop

An intimate outdoor venue with sweeping views. The biggest names in rock, pop, country and beyond. Make the most of warm days and nights with a live show in the Summer Concert Series on The Rooftop at Pier 17.

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garden bar
Garden Bar | Pearl Alley

Drinks Al Fresco

Spritzes on a sunny afternoon. Craft beers with a breeze. If you’re going to meet for drinks, why not do it outside? Garden Bar, on the cobblestones, is one of the largest outdoor bars in New York City. And a cocktail at Pearl Alley puts you pierside with Brooklyn Bridge views. Win-win-win.

Garden Bar Pearl Alley

Thursday Sessions on Heineken Riverdeck
The Heineken Riverdeck

Deck Scenes

Front row views of the river and bridges. Space to chill or meet up with friends. Live DJ sets with cold beer in hand. There’s no better place to soak up summer vibes than the Heineken Riverdeck on Pier 17.

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Fulton Seafood platter
The Fulton

Savor Seafood

Raw bar selections. Catch of the day. Fresh fish and seafood dishes are one of the true joys of the summer, and no one does it better than Chef Jean-Georges. Make a reservation for The Fulton and enjoy a side of the best river views in the city with your meal.

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outdoor bar at Tin Building
Tin Building

Summer Flavors

Browse the market for top-shelf ingredients. Linger over seasonal lunches and dinners. Jean-Georges’ Tin Building is a culinary destination par excellence, and the perfect place for summer exploration.

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Beach fest
Seaport Events

Outdoor Fun

Movies on The Rooftop. The beauty of the beach without the commute. Block parties and BBQs. Every summer, the Seaport turns into the summer getaway spot every New Yorker dreams of. Vote for your favorite film to be shown at Seaport Cinema. Stick in your feet in the sand right here downtown at Beach Fest. Get down to live beats at the always-fun Bastid’s BBQ. Check the calendar for what’s on and get ready for the good times.

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Hotel Indigo
Hotel Indigo

Where to Stay

Stay in boutique comfort at the heart of Wall Street at Hotel Indigo NYC Downtown — or make a reservation at the hotel’s Highwater Rooftop Bar for a bird’s eye view of Lower Manhattan paired with a curated cocktail menu and selection of small bites.

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Foodie Tour

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family eating Mister Dips ice cream

Family-Friendly Edition

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Date Night

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Frenchmen's Dough

Local’s Guide

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Pioneer Sunset Sail

A Day Downtown

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