Score points with your lady and fire up Fandango—because Channing Tatum is returning to the stage in Magic Mike: XXL, the sequel to 2012’s shockingly fun Magic Mike.
Tales of the Cocktail festival, a five-day event during which the best bartenders in the country descend upon New Orleans, is the country’s greatest gathering of mixology magic.
Take Amy Poehler and Bradley Cooper, then add Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Jason Schwartzman, and Chris Pine, and what do you get? Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, Netflix’s eight-episode prequel to the 2001 cult classic.
Make the trip to Cooperstown for the 2015 Hall of Fame induction ceremony, if only to cheer on inductee Pedro Martinez, one of the sport’s eminent trash-talkers, who’ll be giving a speech.
July 29-Aug. 3
Spend five days crushing crustaceans at the 68th installment of the famous Maine Lobster Festival. For the ambitious, there’s a 10K on the morning of Aug. 2.
May the “Moment of Zen” live on: It’s the true end of an era when Jon Stewart gives his last broadcast from The Daily Show anchor’s chair on Comedy Central.
Aug. 30-Sept. 7
Finish your epic summer by packing your weirdest attire and joining 60,000 of your new besties on the playa of northern Nevada’s Black Rock Desert at Burning Man.