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!


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

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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:

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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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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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