The Playground...So Long Summer Edition

by SARAH KUNST · September 4, 2009

Dust off the grill and dig up your cutoffs, it's time for one final salute to the summer that never quite was. If you hedged your bets on the weather and are staying in the city this weekend don't feel left out of the endless summer action. Below are our picks of the city’s top events. And, as always, you can find the full details, as well as more events, on our Calendar Page.

Electric Zoo When: Sun, September 6, 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm Where: Randall's Island Park Why: Keep your island hop going and trance out to best techno outside of Ibiza [Details]

The Weardrobe Conference When: Fri, September 4, 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm Where: Gramercy Park Hotel Why: Tavi, What I Wore, and other big names in lady fashion blogging are meeting for one epic weekend [Details]

The 2009 Coney Island Rockabilly Festival When: Fri, September 4, 7:00 pm - 2:00 am Where: Coney Island Boardwalk Why: $15. What better way to enjoy an old fashioned American summer weekend than going Rockabilly? [Details]

The Great World Beer Festival When: Sat, September 5, 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm Where: Park Avenue Armory Why: This is bigger than Oktoberfest! [Details]

The Second Annual Governors Island Art Fair Opening Reception When: Sat, September 5, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Where: Governors Island, New York Why: Escape to a smaller island to enjoy some culture with your ‘cue [Details]

Rooftop Films: Storms Expected When: Sat, September 5, 8:00 pm - 1:00 am Where: 350 Grand Street Why: Spend the last summer Saturday as nature intended: rooftop drinking [Details]

SUSHISAMBA Brazilian Indpendence Day Celebration When: Sun, September 6, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Where: SUSHISAMBA 7 - 87 Seventh Avenue South Why: Get your expat on by celebrating south of the border freedom [Details]

Beats & BBQ: The Labor Day Sendoff '09 When: Mon, September 7, 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm Where: 609 Grand St. Brooklyn Why: Send summer off in outer borough style [Details]