New York City Events August 2013

NYC Insider Guide August Events Calendar

New York City Events August 2013 include lots of outdoor Summer Movie and Film Festivals, such as Central Park, Rooftop, Intrepid Museum and Bryant Park. Other NYC August 2013 things to do include the U.S. Tennis Open, Giants, Jets, Justin Bieber, BEYONCÉ, Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson and more in concert, Yankees, Mets and the famous Barney’s Warehouse Sale.

New York City Events August 2013 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 Four Year Anniversary of the NYC Insider Guide. Add your event to the New York City Events August calendar.


U.S. Tennis Open 2013

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August 26 – September 9, 2013
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!

Check out this great NYC US Open Vacation Package customized by local NYC vacation experts. The package includes hotel, 3rd Round Open tickets, Grounds Pass, $25 credit, Empire State Building and Top of the Rock (or many other choices) and much more. Customize your NYC Vacation package any way you want to make the most of your NYC trip – the choices are endless. However you get there, the US Tennis Open is a definite don’t miss event in NYC!

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New York Yankees Baseball August Tickets and Schedule

Our 27-Time World Series Champions and 2012 AL East Champions return to our 5th Season at the new Yankees Stadium. With our favorites, Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera and A-Rod, there are few things in NYC better than a Yankees game, an old-fashioned hot dog and our new Yankee Stadium – hosting 81 Home Games this season. More about NY Yankees Tickets and Yankee Stadium.

NY Yankees Schedule – Home Games August 2013

New York Yankee Tickets

Fri, 8/9 vs Tigers 7:05pm
Sat, 8/10 vs Tigers 1:05pm
Sun, 8/11 vs Tigers TBD
Mon, 8/12 vs Angels 7:05pm
Tue, 8/13 vs Angels 7:05pm
Wed, 8/14 vs Angels 7:05pm
Thu, 8/15 vs Angels 1:05pm
Tue, 8/20 vs Blue Jays 7:05pm
Wed, 8/21 vs Blue Jays 7:05pm
Thu, 8/22 vs Blue Jays 1:05pm
Fri, 8/30 vs Orioles 7:05pm
Sat, 8/31 vs Orioles 1:05pm

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New York Mets Baseball August Tickets and Schedule

Catch NYC’s National baseball team in action at Citi Field (home of the MLB All Star Game on July 16, 2013). The Mets are led by third baseman David Wright and a core of young talent that includes Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada.

Tickets are easy to get and the new Citi Field is one of the best stadiums in all of baseball. Take the easy 30 minute subway from Times Square or Grand Central to Citi Field, grab a burger from Shake Shack and get ready to see some baseball action. Check out the NYC Insider Guide to New York Mets Tickets, Schedule and Directions.

NY Mets Schedule – Home Games August 2013

New York Mets Schedule

Fri, 8/2 vs Royals 7:10pm
Sat, 8/3 vs Royals 1:10pm
Sun, 8/4 vs Royals 1:10pm
Tue, 8/6 vs Rockies 7:10pm
Wed, 8/7 vs Rockies 7:10pm
Thu, 8/8 vs Rockies 12:10pm
Tue, 8/20 vs Braves 7:10pm
Wed, 8/21 vs Braves 1:10pm
Fri, 8/23 vs Tigers 7:10pm
Sat, 8/24 vs Tigers 7:10pm
Sun, 8/25 vs Tigers 1:10pm
Mon, 8/26 vs Phillies 7:10pm
Tue, 8/27 vs Phillies 7:10pm
Wed, 8/28 vs Phillies 7:10pm
Thu, 8/29 vs Phillies 1:10pm

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August New York City Concerts and Shows

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Best New York City Hotels with Rooftops

Best New York City Hotels with RooftopsNYC 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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New York City Boat Cruises Around Manhattan

New York City Boat Cruises Around ManhattanOne 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: NYC Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours or Half Price NYC Boat Cruise Tickets.

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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Half Price Tickets for New York City Events August

August NYC Half Price Tickets:

- Mamma Mia!: The Hit ABBA Musical on Broadway
– Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark
– New York Yankees, New York Mets
– Chinatown and Little Italy Food Walking Tour
– NY Harbor Tall Ship Cruises
– Circle Line Shark Speedboat Thrill Ride
– Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
– Luxury Bus Day Trips to the Hamptons
– Groove Buffet: An R&B/Motown/Soul Revue at B.B. King’s
– Acrobatic Urban Circus Traces – As Seen on America’s Got Talent

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New York City Movie and Television Tours

New York City Tours - Movie and TelevisionTake a guided tour of the New York sites you know and love from your favorite TV shows and movies! Choose from the Central Park Movie Sites Walking Tour, Gossip Girl Sites Tour, Sex and the City Hotspots Tour, NBC Studio Tour, Sopranos Sites Tour, New York City Original Rock ‘n’ Roll Walking Tour and many more!!!

See the complete NYC Insider Guide to Movie and Television Tours.

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Annual Downtown Dance Festival, Battery Park

NYC Downtown Dance Festival
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August 10-16, 2013

Battery Park and One New York Plaza

Always part of New York City Events August, The Battery Dance Company celebrates the 32nd Anniversary of the Downtown Dance Festival with 9 days of programming at multiple venues. The Festival will feature a vibrant mix of companies from New York and abroad, providing a unique opportunity for both professional and emerging dancers and choreographers to present original works of high artistic merit in a free public forum. More on the FREE Downtown Dance Festival.

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New York Giants Football Schedule and Tickets

Come see the NEW YORK GIANTS – 2012 XLVI SUPERBOWL CHAMPIONS and FOUR TIME SUPERBOWL WINNERS in action. Check out the New Giants MetLife Stadium, home of the 2014 Superbowl, and take the super-easy train to the game! See our star quarterback, Eli Manning, wide receiver, Hakeem Nicks along with our salsa-dancing Victor Cruz. Although they have the NFL’s toughest schedule, the Giants are serious AFC contenders and a thrill to watch! Tickets start at just $40 per game! More Info: New York Giants Tickets, Schedule and Directions.

NY Giants Schedule – Home Games 2013

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Sunday, August 18, 7 p.m. vs. Colts, (Pre-Season)
Saturday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m. Giants vs. Jets, (Pre-Season)

Sunday, Sept. 15, 4:25 p.m. vs. BRONCOS, (CBS)
Sunday, Oct. 6, 1 p.m. vs. EAGLES, (FOX)
Monday, Oct. 21, 8:40 p.m. vs. VIKINGS, (ESPN)
Sunday, Nov. 10, 1 p.m. vs. RAIDERS, (CBS)
Sunday, Nov. 17, 8:30 p.m. vs. PACKERS, (NBC)
Sunday, Nov. 24, 4:25 p.m. COWBOYS, (FOX)
Sunday, Dec. 15, 1 p.m. vs. SEAHAWKS, (FOX)
Sunday, Dec. 29, 1 p.m. vs. REDSKINS, (FOX)

SUPER BOWL XLVIII -Feb 2, 2014  - MetLife Stadium

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New York Jets Football Schedule and Tickets

Get your New York Jets Tickets to see our star Quarterback Mark Sanchez live in action at the New MetLife Stadium, shared with the NY Giants and home of the 2014 Super Bowl. New York Jets tickets are a bit more available than Giants tickets, and you can even get some at a discount with no fees! NYC’s American football team is sure to provide some great football action this season, and the defense with Darrelle Revis and Bart Scott is as good as there is in the NFL.

NY Jets Schedule – Home Games 2013

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8/17 Sunday vs. Jacksonville, 7:30pm (Pre-Season)
8/24 Sunday at Giants, 7:00pm (Pre-Season, Giants are home)
8/29 Sunday vs Philadephia, 7:00pm (Pre-Season)

9/8 Sunday TAMPA BAY 1:00 p.m. FOX
9/22 Sunday BUFFALO 4:25 p.m. CBS
10/13 Sunday PITTSBURGH 1:00 p.m. CBS
10/20 Sunday NEW ENGLAND 1:00 p.m. CBS
11/3 Sunday NEW ORLEANS 1:00 p.m. FOX
12/1 Sunday MIAMI 1:00 p.m.* CBS
12/8 Sunday OAKLAND 1:00 p.m.* CBS
12/22 Sunday CLEVELAND 1:00 p.m.* CBS

SUPER BOWL XLVIII -Feb 2, 2014  - MetLife Stadium

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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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Tickets on Sale in August:


New York City Summer Family Fun Pass

New York City Explorer PassSave 35% on 4 of NYC’s top attractions. Plus, save 15% on all NYC Go Cards through Friday, August 10th.

New York City Summer Family Fun Pass – Save 35% on 4 Popular Attractions:

NYC Explorer Pass and Go Select Card Insider Guide Top Value Picks:

1) CitySights Downtown Tour OR NY Night Tour ($39)
2) Top of the Rock and Museum of Modern Art (“Rock MoMA” $30 value) OR Top of the Rock and NBC Studios Tour (“Rock Pass” $35 value)
3) Ground Zero Museum Workshop ($25) or National 9/11 Memorial and Museum with Hop on Hop off Water Taxi $25)

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Annual Central Park Film Festival FREE

Central Park Film Festival

Central Park FREE Outdoor Film Festival

August 22-26, 2013

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. This year, it’s Viewer’s Choice, and these are the movies we voted in:

  • Thursday, August 22: West Side Story (not rated)
  • Friday, August 23: Hook (PG)
  • Saturday, August 24: Silver Linings Playbook (R)
  • Sunday, August 25: The Shining (R)
  • Monday, August 26: Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG)

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Metropolitan Opera – Summer HD Festival FREE

Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival
Metropolitan Opera Live Outdoor Summer Series

August 24 – September 2, 2013

The popular Summer HD Festival returns for a fourth 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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Barney’s New York Warehouse Sale

Barney's New York Warehouse Sale

August 22 – September 2, 2013
Metropolitan Pavilion Gallery
123 West 18th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY
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Run and grab up everything! This is the famous Barneys New York Sale (maybe you saw it on the TV show, Will and Grace?).
Shoes, clothes, bags – all at least 50% off, usually more. More Info on NYC Sample Sales

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Prior New York City Events August (stay tuned for possible updates):

Air Force Week – August 19-21, 2012. The Air Force Week program is a rare opportunity for Americans to get an up-close and personal look at many different aspects of the Air Force.  From earth-shaking flyovers to meeting Airmen from your hometown, Air Force week offers something for everybody. 

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