New York City Events August 2015

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    NYC Insider Guide August Events Calendar

    New York City Events August 2015 include the US Tennis Open and lots of outdoor Summer Movie and Film Festivals, such as Central Park, Intrepid Museum and Bryant Park. Concerts: One Direction, Billy Joel, AC/DC, Van Halen Chicago & Earth, Wind & Fire, Jimmy Buffett and more.


    U.S. Tennis Open 2015

    US Tennis Open

    August 31 – September 13, 2015
    Tickets on Sale in June

    The US Tennis Open is one of my all time favorite sports events. The Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is spectacular, and the crowd is always amazing. Make sure to catch the FREE Qualifying Rounds to see the world’s greatest tennis players practice and compete free, August 25-28, 2015.

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

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    August New York City Concerts and Events

    August New York City Shows and Concerts

    More August Concerts

    Jones Beach Concert Series – Van Halen & Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Nickelback, Chicago – The Band & Earth, Wind & Fire, Jimmy Buffett & Huey Lewis and The News

    Central Park SummerStage – June – September

    Good Morning America Summer Concert Series – May – September

    TODAY Show Summer Concert Series – May – September

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    Half Price Tickets for New York City Events August

    August Half Price Tickets NYC

    August Half Price Tickets

    There is a always a great selection of free or half price tickets in NYC! Sign up today to see how you can save on so many things to do in August. Half price tickets in August include:

    Current List of Half Price Tickets

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    NYC Sports Events August 2015

    NYC welcomes our newest professional sports team in 2015, New York City Football Club (Major League Soccer), a joint venture between the NY Yankees and Manchester City of England!

    Make sure to add a NYC Game Day to your NYC vacation – it’s an absolute MUST in NYC! Head to Yankees Stadium to grab a hot dog or head to baseball’s nicest stadium, CitiField, to cheer on the Mets. 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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    Celebrities and Newest Broadway Shows August

    Hamilton Broadway Musical

    Hamilton Broadway MusicalHOTTEST NEW SHOW!!

    Nominated for 16 Tony Awards (a record!) Hamilton, is the rap-and-hip-hop infused new musical about Alexander Hamilton, our most controversial founding father. From orphan, immigrant bastard to George Washington’s top aide, Hamilton rises to the top of the newborn government as he survives the country’s first sex scandal.

    Hedwig and the Angry Inch Broadway Musical

    Hedwig and the Angry Inch Broadway MusicalStarring Taye Diggs

    Called “the Best Rock Musical Ever” by Rolling Stone, this musical comedy is about a fictional rock ‘n’ roll band, fronted by Hedwig, a transgender woman, told in the form of a rock concert where Hedwig tells his/her life story. Starring Taye Diggs – Closing September 13, 2015.

    Penn & Teller On Broadway

    Penn & Teller On Broadway – July 7 – August 16, 2015

    The evil geniuses are tied up and being held hostage at the place that helped launch their careers: Broadway! For the first time in almost 25 years, the duo comes home, bringing astonishing tricks and their most outrageous classics.

    Last Chance: Mamma Mia Broadway Musical closes September 11, 2015

    Full List of Broadway Shows

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    Continuing New York City Events August 2015

    Free Things to Do in New York in Summer

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    NYC Boat Tours Cruises

    NYC Boat tours cruises are one of my FAVORITE things to do in NYC. There are no better views of our skyline than from the water and year-round, you can cruise with brunch, champagne, general sightseeing, dinner, booze, jazz, sailboat, speedboat, holiday, romantic. With so many boat cruise choices, here are our top picks by category:

    See all our Top Picks: NYC Boat Tours Cruises

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    Annual Central Park Film Festival FREE

    Central Park Film Festival

    August 25-29, 2015

    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. Make sure to bring your picnic and blanket! This year’s line up includes all movies from 1980, the year the Central Park Conservancy was founded to reverse the decline of Central Park. Look how far they’ve come!!!!!

    2015 Central Park Movie Lineup:

    • Tuesday, August 25: Fame (R)
    • Wednesday, August 26: The Blues Brothers (R)
    • Thursday, August 27: Airplane! (PG)
    • Friday, August 28: Raging Bull (R)
    • Saturday, August 29: Superman II (PG)

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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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    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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    Hunger Games Exhibition in Times Square

    The Hunger Games Exhibition NYC

    The Hunger Games Exhibition
    July 1, 2015 – January 3, 2016

    Prepare to be ignited with immersive themed environments, hundreds of authentic costumes and props and highly interactive digital and hands-on experiences, while you explore the world of Panem. Follow Katniss Everdeen’s inspirational journey, from her humble beginnings in District 12 to her emergence as the Mockingjay.

    More Info: The Hunger Games Exhibition

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    Metropolitan Opera – Summer HD Festival FREE

    Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival

    August 29 – September 7, 2015

    The popular Summer HD Festival returns for a sixth year, with 10 screenings of performances featuring the company’s leading artists in a varied selection of operas by Bartók, Bizet, Gounod, Mozart, Offenbach, Puccini, Tchaikovsky, and Verdi on a large screen in Lincoln Center Plaza. The festival opens on on Friday, August 28th, with a special presentation of the classic 1961 movie musical West Side Story. 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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    More New York City Events August

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