Photos: Summer Party on the High Line

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Last night we hosted the Summer Party on the High Line presented by Coach, a unique fundraising event for the park. Photo by Billy Farrell
 

Thanks to all who came out to last night’s Summer Party on the High Line presented by Coach.

The event brought together the High Line and Coach – two iconic New York institutions that represent the creative energy of the city – to celebrate the spirit of summer with a carnival-inspired event. This year’s Summer Party featured a fortune teller, boardwalk games, carnival prizes from Coach, delicious food and drink at sunset, and dancing into the night with DJ Kiss.

We would like to extend a special thank you to Coach for presenting this event. Thanks to its generous underwriting, 100 percent of the proceeds from ticket sales are going directly toward the High Line, helping us keep the park clean, the plants beautiful, and the public engaged through free art, tours, talks, and kids activities all year long.

Follow us after the jump for more photos.
The party took place on the upper level of the Chelsea Market Passage, the covered space on the High Line between West 15th and West 16th Streets. Photo by Billy Farrell
 
Servers dressed in suspenders and straw fedoras offered cotton candy, salt water taffy, pretzels, corn dogs, spiked snow cones, and other summery treats. Photo by Nick Hunt for Patrick McMullan
 
Busy servers at the bar, with Spencer Finch's artwork reflected in the mirror behind them. Photo by Nick Hunt for Patrick McMullan
 
DJ Kiss played Top 40 hits to get the crowd dancing. Photo by Nick Hunt for Patrick McMullan
 
Jugglers, strong men, and other carnival characters strolled through the crowd. Photo by Neil Rasmus for Billy Farrell Agency
 
The party featured boardwalk games, a fortune teller, a dunk tank, and more. Photo by Nick Hunt for Patrick McMullan
 
The dunk tank! Photo by Neil Rasmus for Billy Farrell Agency
 
Carnival prizes included Coach bags, sunglasses, and other special items. Photo by Neil Rasmus for Billy Farrell Agency
 
A few us take a moment to enjoy ourselves in the photo booth. Photo by Thomas Kletecka, Bring Into Being
 
We were excited to see all of the guests at last night's event, but we were particularly smitten with Chris Noth, aka Mr. Big from Sex in the City. Here he is with Friends of the High Line Co-Founders Robert Hammond and Joshua David. Photo by Neil Rasmus for Billy Farrell Agency
 

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