Father’s Day around Carnegie Hall, NYC

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Father’s Day around Carnegie Hall, NYC

Around this iconic music hall is a great number of restaurants, unique vendors, museums, historic high-rises and countless stories. Yet with all that there is around Carnegie Hall, one might think to explore what events and activities there are in the neighborhood. Whether you’re a tourist, visiting the city for friends and family or a local looking for something around you, read on for some of our favorite ways to celebrate Father’s Day here around Carnegie Hall.

Carnegie Hall concerts and performances

The star and namesake of this neighborhood, those families staying here around Carnegie Hall during Father’s Day weekend can’t pass up the chance to experience and enjoy the world-class musicians and artists who perform at this iconic venue. If you’ll be around Carnegie Hall this Father’s Day weekend, there are plenty of options to consider adding to your itinerary, including performances by the Chinese Music Ensemble of New York, Pacifica Quartet and the New England Symphonic Ensemble. 


Dining around Carnegie Hall

Of course, no Father’s Day is complete without delicious food, thankfully, with the selection of talented chefs, kitchens, eateries and restaurants here around Carnegie Hall, dads of every palate and taste will find themselves truly spoilt for options. Dad will delight in the indulgent menu at Trattoria Dell’Arte, a grandiose Italian-American establishment serving creative pizzas, burrata pasta, veal parm and the tiramisu to write home about. Piccola Cucina Osteria boasts a menu of delicious pasta and seafood options, with a remarkable cannoli, while Cafe Europa is a great laid-back and family-friendly favorite of the neighborhood with a hearty brunch menu and collection of celebrated sandwiches. Tisserie is our highlight of the neighborhood, with intricate latte art and carefully created pastries such as the Apricot Lunette, fruit croissant sandwiches, endless selection of muffins and immaculate danishes. This is a great option for on-the-go meals, taking food back to the hotel for a breakfast-in-bed and morning sleeping in, or as a charming spot just to sit down and enjoy a local gem.


The Aussie Barbecue 

For a more casual experience, there is also the “Aussie BBQ,” an appearance at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park not too far from Carnegie Hall featuring some of the most innovative acts in Australian music, right here in New York! This year’s setlist features the creative Electric Fields, Baker Boy, You Am I, Haiku Hands and Peking Duk, among other big names. Enjoy the June sunshine and music out in the city’s big green backyard here at The Aussie BBQ.


Take Dad and the family to enjoy exploring the wild world of spies and espionage, a one-of-a-kind attraction just a short walk from Carnegie Hall! Here, the whole party can learn about the larger-than-life exploits of spies, see uncovered spy technology, and enjoy participating in a spy-themed obstacle course designed by a former MI6 employee! Face off against intriguing code-breaking challenges, lie detectors, laser mazes and try your hand at catching a spy in the act all at SPYSCAPE this summer!


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