About Cookout NYC

Are you ready for summer? Cook Out NYC™ offers outdoor grilling by great chefs, meats and veggies from local purveyors, wine, cider and craft beers, live music and more.

  • Battle of the Sides & Ribs King of NYC (at little big bbq on june 18th)

  • Best views of 4th of July fireworks with southern chefs (July 4th)

  • spanish themed fiesta with barbacoa (july 18th)

  • the region's Top cider makers (august 6th)

  • First of its kind all breakfast festival for labor day.weekend..

    All taking place at the best outdoor location in all of Manhattan for summer festivals! Learn more about our producer via Zagat.


Our Summer Series kicks off Memorial Day Weekend and runs select dates through Labor Day. all our summer events takE place on the Manhattan waterfront at Solar One (East River Esplanade at 23rd Street).

Features of all CookOut NYC summer events:

  • Outdoor Grilling – including vegetarian options (portabella and veggie burgers, salads and sides) with cooking competitions and celebrity chefs

  • VARIOUS Craft beer, plus hard cider and wine

  • Live music and other entertainment

  • The best water views in all of Manhattan (watch the sailboats go and the seaplanes arrive)

  • Other specialty foods, depending on the event.