Busy professionals and families spend the year anticipating summer. It’s a time to relax, recharge and enjoy some of the many first-class events and festivals hosted during the sun-soaked season.
Custom Care Concierge is your go-to source for the best cultural, music, food, sports and entertainment events and festivals of the summer, whether you’re in Manhattan, the Hamptons or vacationing abroad. Your personal concierge will make every aspect of attending seamless, from securing VIP tickets to arranging for private transportation and luxury accommodations nearby.
Here are some much anticipated summer events you won’t want to miss:
FIFA World Cup
June 14 – July 15, 2018
Soccer enthusiasts from around the world will flock to Russia, the 2018 FIFA host country, for this beloved sports event. Let Custom Care Concierge arrange for first class flights and transportation, design a custom itinerary and – of course – make sure you have VIP seats at the most anticipated matches.
The Jazz Age Lawn Party
June 16 – 17, 2018 and August 25 – 26, 2018
This care-free summer event on Governors Island takes you back in time to the roaring 1920s. Guests decked in period attire enjoy live music from Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra, learn the Charleston, sip cocktails and picnic in the sun. Custom Care Concierge will arrange for VIP tickets and help you find the perfect costume.
June 23, 2018
Jamesport Vineyards, New York
Enjoy world class wines at a stunning vineyard in Long Island’s North Fork region, New York’s “Wine Country”. Attendees will have the chance to taste over 100 wines, sample artisanal foods, and enjoy relaxing music befitting the gorgeous scenery. Custom Care Concierge will arrange for tickets, private transportation and beautiful accommodations if you don’t live nearby.
Long Island Hospitality Ball
June 25, 2018
Crest Hollow Country Club, New York
Hosted by Alec Baldwin and the Baldwin Family, the Long Island Hospitality Ball is considered by many to be the event of the year. It features over 100 of Long Island’s best restaurants, wine and spirit companies and a top line-up of entertainment. Your personal concierge will make sure you don’t miss this fabulous event benefiting the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund.
June 30 – July 1, 2018
From noon to 9pm, thousands of people clad in pink and white descend onto Governor’s Island for this rosé-themed picnic fest. Settle onto rosé-hued designer blankets for stemless glasses of still, sparkling and champagne rosé selections and enjoy a live DJ and musical performances. Custom Care Concierge will get you there in style.
July 8, 2018
Pier 94, New York
Check out a spectacular display of classic, modified and exotic vehicles and enjoy food vendors, music and expert talks on a drive-up stage at the AutuCon car show this summer. The show features the world’s most exclusive vehicles and notable industry brands all under one roof. Your personal concierge will arrange for tickets and transportation.
July 14, 2018
Well worth the trip to the City of Light, this French national holiday is a festive occasion that features two days of exceptional entertainment, an outdoor operatic concert, and breathtaking world-class fireworks at the Eiffel Tower. Your luxury travel concierge will arrange for first-class flights and accommodations.
North Fork Summer Social
July 15, 2018
The Vineyards at Aquebogue, Riverhead, New York
Enjoy a culinary and cocktail adventure at Pulse Magazine’s North Fork Summer Social. The much anticipated afternoon event benefitting Stony Brook Children’s hospital features live music, mouthwatering fare and refreshing libations. Your personal concierge will make reservations and organize private transportation for you and your friends.
NYC Restaurant week
July 23 – August 17, 2018
Attention foodies – enjoy a 2-course prix fixe lunch or 3-course prix fixe dinner at your choice of 300 top restaurants. Reservations at the most coveted fine dining spots fill up quickly. Let your personal concierge reserve your tables and arrange for transportation so you can enjoy summer cocktails while you dine.
NYC Panorama Music Festival
July 27 – July 29, 2018
Randalls Island Park
Presented by Goldenvoice, this three-day music festival is the East Coast counterpart of Coachella in California. With headliners including Janet Jackson, the Weeknd and the Killers, it’s a festival music lovers look forward to all year. Let Custom Care Concierge arrange for VIP tickets and private transportation.
Chefs and Champagne
July 28, 2018
Wölffer Estate Vineyard, New York
The James Beard Foundation’s annual culinary event showcases delicious seasonal tastings prepared by over 35 acclaimed chefs, complemented with flowing Champagne Boizel and Wölffer Estate wines. This year, James Beard Award-winning Top Chef, model and author Padma Lakshmi is the Guest of Honor. Let your personal concierge make all the arrangements so you can simply arrive and whet your appetite.
Summer Rose and Bubbly Fest
July 28, 2018
Palmer Vineyards, New York
Enjoy dozens of refreshing rosé wines and champagnes on the East End of Long Island at the picturesque Palmer Vineyards. Take in some fresh air and sample farm to table cheeses, charcuterie and craft foods from local makers. Custom Care Concierge will arrange for private transportation and luxurious accommodations nearby.
August 17 – 19, 2018
Tokyo and Osaka, Japan
If you’re visiting the Far East this summer, stop by Japan’s leading music festival featuring an incredible line-up of performers. This year, Paramore, Chance the Rapper, MAX and Nick Heyward will take to the stage. Let Custom Care Concierge arrange for VIP tickets, first-class accommodations and reservations at some of Japan’s most exclusive sushi restaurants.
August 27, 2018 – September 9
Flushing Meadows, Corona Park
By far New York’s most attended sporting event, the legendary US open tennis tournament is not to be missed. Custom Care Concierge will arrange for private transportation, VIP seating and reservations at one of the best restaurants on-site or nearby.
Time is precious — especially in the summer months! Enjoy every moment.