Trying to Be Litty All Summer Seventeen? Well, Here Are a Few Events You Can’t Miss Out On

Don't say we didn't put you on.

It is going to be a hawt summer y’all, so you know we had to put you onto some events the timeline will definitely be talking about. Whether you live in a major city or are close to one, there are things happening all over, creating plenty of opportunity for networking, traveling, and just plain ol’ getting lit. Mother Nature has been awfully bipolar, so these events are more than welcomed in this great weather. Call a friend or four, book a flight, rent a car and make your way to these concerts, festivals, picnics, and more!

And if you’re more into creating your own lituation this summer, scroll down for some thirst-quenching cocktail recipes.

  • The Roots Picnic

    When: June 3 Where: Festival Pier (at Penn’s Landing) Philadelphia, PA How: Purchase tickets here.

  • The Bushwhick Collective Block Party

    When: June 3 Where: The Triangle, 7 Saint Nicholas Avenue, Bklyn NY How: Want to see Killa Cam, Foxy Brown, and more? You can purchase tickets here.

  • Super Console Drive: Tournament Edition

    When: June 3 Where: TBA NYC How: Tickets are $25, all proceeds go to P.S.154 Elementary School. Follow for updates.

  • When: June 10 Where: The Well, Brooklyn, NY How: You can cop a ticket here.

  • Hot 97’s Summer Jam

    When: June 11 Where: Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford NJ How: Tickets are available here.

  • Atlanta Greek Picnic

    When: June 19-June 25 Where: Step show takes place at Morehouse Forbes Arena, additional events at Cascades, Wet Willies, and Compound How: Purchase show tickets here and additional event tickets here.

  • BET Experience at L.A. Live

    When: June 22-June 25 Where: Staples Center in Los Angeles How: Click here!

  • Essence Festival

    When: June 29-July 2 Where: New Orleans, LA Superdome How: Purchase tickets here.

  • Hoops Showdown


    When: July 8 Where: P.S. 96 Yard 119th Street Between 2nd and 3rd Avenue, Harlem, NY How: No RSVP Just show up and follow @JohnnyHSD/@HoopsShowdown for updates.

  • The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival

    When: July 10-July 16 Where: Multiple locations throughout Brooklyn, the thoroughest borough How: Purchase tickets here!


    When: July 14 Where: Brooklyn, NY How: TBA Follow their Instagram for updates!

  • Red Stripe Presents: Reggae Sumfest from DownSound Entertainment

    When: July 16- July 22 Where: Want to see performances from people like Beenie Man, Sizzla, even Tory Lanez? Book a flight to Montego Bay, Jamaica How: Purchase tickets here for any festival day!

  • Afro Carribean: The Ultimate Experience

    When: August 26 Where: La Marina How: Follow @MrGetWet for updates.


    When: August 26-Aug 27 Where:Commodore Barry Park How: Purchase tickets here!

  • Made In America

    When: Sept 2-Sept 3 Where: Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA How: Tickets Available Here.

Lit Events Any and Everywhere, All Summer Seventeen

These events are definitely going down this summer. We don’t know when or where, just know it’s where you will want to be when the time comes.

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