NYC Insider Guide August Events Calendar

New York City Events August 2014 include lots of outdoor Summer Movie and Film Festivals, such as Central Park, Rooftop, Intrepid Museum and Bryant Park. Other NYC August 2014 things to do include the U.S. Tennis Open, Giants, Jets, Yankees and Mets. Concerts: One Direction, Chicago and Reo Speedwagon, Billy Joel, Blake Shelton, Eminem & Rihanna!

New York City Events August 2014 are hot, hot, hot! Everyone is out of town, mostly at the beaches – Hamptons, Montauk, Fire Island and the Jersey Shore. So, the two great things for you are:
1) You’ll have the whole city to yourself

2) Everything is on sale!

I’m thrilled to celebrate the Five Year Anniversary of the NYC Insider Guide. Add your event to the New York City Events Activities August calendar.


U.S. Tennis Open 2014

US Tennis Open

August 25 – September 8, 2014
Tickets on Sale in June

This is one of my all time favorite sports events. The Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is one of the nicest sporting venues there is, and the crowd is always amazing. Who knows, maybe you’ll catch an 11 hour tennis match this year?

Read the complete NYC Insider Guide to the US Tennis Open, with discount tickets, hotel packages, schedule, seating chart and more!

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Half Price Tickets for New York City Events August

August Half Price Tickets NYC

August Half Price Tickets

  • Cirque du Soleil: Varekai
  • Marvel Universe LIVE!
  • Mamma Mia!, Rock of Ages,
  • New York Yankees, New York Mets
  • Bayside the Musical – A Saved by the Bell parody
  • Circle Line Shark Speedboat Thrill Ride
  • Central Park Photography Walking Tour
  • Luxury Bus Day Trips to the Hamptons
  • Avenue Q: Tony-Winning Adult Puppet Musical

Current List of Half Price Tickets

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Yankees and Mets Baseball August 2014

Come see Derek Jeter on his Farewell tour – or head to baseball’s nicest stadium, CitiField, to cheer on the Mets. Make sure to add a NYC Game Day to your NYC vacation – it’s an absolute MUST in NYC! The sports atmosphere in New York is exhilarating year round and some of the most intense competition is within our own rivalries!

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August New York City Concerts and Shows

  • Barclays Center Tickets
    Arcade Fire: Reflektor Tour – July 30-August 3, 2014; August 22-24, 2014
    Cirque du Soleil – Varekai – Jul 31, 2014 – Aug 3, 2014
    John Legend – Aug 6, 2014
    Marvel Universe Live – Aug 13, 2014 – Aug 17, 2014

More New York City Concerts

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NYC Insider Print Map and Guide to Manhattan

Download over 100 pages of NYC maps, information and recommendations in less than 5 minutes! Our NYC Insider Printable Map Guide Book includes organized, easy to follow, color coded guides to NYC, detailed maps of every neighborhood, weekly chart of Free Museum Days and Times and free weekly neighborhood tours, Best of NYC Categories and lists by ALL native New Yorkers and much more.

The New York City Travel Guide 2015 is your NYC PRE VACATION Guide, sort of like, “New York City 101.” This book is an overview of NYC to help you PLAN your trip so you make the absolute MOST of your time and money here. Think of this book as the guide to answer all the most commonly asked questions and avoid the most common NYC Vacation and Trip Planning mistakes.

The NYC Map Printable Bonus Guide is a 14 page downloadable Bonus Guide, compiled of the best free, downloadable local neighborhood maps with stores and shops block by block put together by our local NYC neighborhood associations; all formatted and ready for you to print.

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Best New York City Hotels with Rooftops

Best New York City Hotels with Rooftops

NYC Hotel Rooftops offer some of the best skyline views in the whole City. In the hot month of August, a hotel with a cool, high rooftop is definitely the way to go!

NYC Hotel Rooftops offer everything: cocktails and food, views, pools, cabanas, sundecks and retractable roofs. Some of them are open only to hotel guests, so if you want a spectacular skyline view and maybe a private party built in to your NYC stay, check out one of our Best New York City Hotel Rooftops. One of my top picks for New York City Events August.

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Continuing New York City Events August 2014

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New York City Boat Cruises Around Manhattan

New York City Boat Cruises Around Manhattan

One of the BEST ways to see the beautiful NYC Skyline is by cruising around Manhattan, and New York City Events August is the perfect time to board a boat. There are dozens of options, including Jazz, Champagne, Magic Shows, Cocktails, Rock Party, Speed Boat, Family Friendly and more.

Here are two great places to check for sailing tours:

New York City Boat Cruises around Manhattan include:

  • Sights and Sips Evening Cocktail Cruise
  • New York Water Taxi Statue by Night Cruise
  • Circle Line Shark Speedboat Thrill Ride
  • Affairs Afloat’s Tropicana Fridays Cruise
  • 90-Minute New York Skyline Cruise
  • Jazz Cruise on the Hudson
  • Champagne Statue and Skyline Cruise
  • Sailboat Tour on the Schooner Adirondack

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Annual Central Park Film Festival FREE

Central Park Film Festival

August 18-22, 2014

Every year in August, Central Park hosts a week of evening film screenings in the landscape just north of Sheep Meadow and south of the 72nd St. Cross Drive. Attending the Central Park Film Festival is free, the gates open at 6:30pm and movies start at 8pm. Don’t forget your picnic and blanket!

The 2014 Movie Lineup:

  • Monday, August 18: Big (PG)
  • Tuesday, August 19: The Royal Tenenbaums (R)
  • Wednesday, August 20:The Way We Were (PG)
  • Thursday, August 21: Coming to America (PG)
  • Friday, August 22: Rear Window (PG)

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Metropolitan Opera – Summer HD Festival FREE

Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival

August 23 – September 1, 2014

The popular Summer HD Festival returns for a fifth year, featuring ten consecutive nights of free encore screenings of Met’s Grammy, Peabody, and Emmy Award-winning Live in HD series on a large screen in Lincoln Center Plaza. Titles and starting times for the screenings will be announced closer to the festival date. No tickets are required for the festival. More than 3,100 seats will be available each night, plus space for overflow crowds on the plaza.

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New York City Movie and Television Tours

New York City Tours - Movie and Television

Take a guided tour of the New York sites you know and love from your favorite TV shows and movies! See the complete NYC Insider Guide to Movie and Television Tours, almost all discounted, including:

  • New York TV & Movie Tour
  • Sex and the City Hotspots Tour
  • TMZ Celebrity Tour NYC
  • Gossip Girl Sites Tour
  • Sopranos Sites Tour
  • TCM Classic Film Tour
  • SuperHero Tour of NYC
  • Central Park TV & Movie Sites

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Giants and Jets Football August 2014

The Giants and Jets are just kicking off football season, and this August, the Giants take on both the Jets and the Patriots. Whether you head to MetLife Stadium for football, Yankees Stadium or CitiField for baseball, there’s no doubt, cheering for a NYC Sports team is one of the BEST things to do in New York in August.

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Most Popular Things to Do in New York City

What to book and buy NOW…NYC’s Most Popular Tickets this Month

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Recommended New York City Hotel Deals

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