You’ve come to NYC to get your feet wet in the legal profession. While your hard work throughout the year will pay off in a fruitful career, that doesn’t mean you should miss out on all the fun to be had in New York City during the summer months.

As the cultural and entertainment capital of the world, New York City offers so many options for the fun-loving young person over the summer. We’ve put together a list of the five best summer activities for interns who need to blow off some steam and make their stay in the greatest city in the world a memorable one.

SummerStage

With so much music in NYC, it’s no mystery there are opportunities for free shows.

SummerStage offers programming throughout the summer free of charge at all its venues throughout the city. Paid for by the City Parks Foundation, SummerStage is embarking on its 34th year offering top-of-the-line talent. Make sure not to miss one of these great outdoor happenings.

Outdoor Street Fairs

Along with being home to the best top talent and amenities, NYC also offers an incredibly robust pop-up market economy.

Throughout all the city’s boroughs you can find street fairs packed with artisans and vendors selling and making everything from food to vintage clothing. At these happenings you can enjoy fresh air, happy crowds, and support the local economy at the same time. Check out PopUp New York for a listing of events.

Sea The City!

There’s no more exhilarating water activity like jet skiing, and the best jet ski opportunity in NYC is with Sea the City!

Our expert instructors guide you all the way from mounting to tricks. Plus, you’ll be able to take in one of the most beautiful views of the New York City skyline from the water while zipping around in one of our jet skis.

Dance Parade and Festival

Five stages at Tompkins Square Park become home to a world-class suite of dancers that get you in the mood to boogie and jive.

All styles from ballet to hip hop are celebrated as the cultural expressions they are by the best in the field. Also, you can witness over 10,000 dancers take to the streets before the main event, a sight that has to be seen to be believed.

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit

Do you love art? How about art in the open air? Look no further than the Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit.

Everyone from local art students to established creators show their wares for sale and otherwise. One of the best parts about this exhibit is the opportunity tomspeak to the artists about their work.