New York City Events September 2012

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New York City Events September 2012 include Fashion Week, Feast of San Gennaro, the US Tennis Open, Fashion Night Out, African American Day Parade, tons of Film, Musical and Television Festivals and more. Concerts include Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and Jay Z. This year marks the 11 Year Anniversary of 9/11/01, always a somber day in New York City.


Half Price Tickets in September in New York City 2012

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September NYC Half Price Tickets:

  • Mary Poppins on Broadway
  • Bring It On The Musical
  • How to Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular
  • Zarkana: Cirque du Soleil at Radio City Music
  • Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark
  • Woody Harrelson in Bullet for Adolf
  • Gotye (“Somebody That I Used to Know”)
  • Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise
  • Spiegelworld Empire
  • Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
  • Sesame Street Live “Can’t Stop Singing"

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New Broadway Shows 2012

September is Back to Broadway month, when all the new shows come out and a new round of celebrities join us on the Great White Way, such as:

Al Pacino and Bobby Cannavale | Jake Gyllenhaal

Patti LuPone and Debra Winger | Paul Rudd and Ed Asner

Cheyenne Jackson, Henry Winkler and Alicia Silverstone

Katie Holmes | Tony Shalhoub | Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce

…and SO many more great shows, like Annie and Chaplin. I hope to have them all written up soon, but in the meantime, here’s a sneak preview of Broadway Shows Coming Soon.

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Visiting the 9-11 Memorial

Visiting the 9-11 Memorial

It is the One Year Anniversary of the 9-11 Memorial, which “attests to the triumph of human dignity over human depravity and affirms an unwavering commitment to the fundamental value of human life.

The 9-11 Museum will likely open in 2013, not 2012 as originally stated. Read all about ways to honor the memories of the thousands of lives lost on 9-11-01, the Ground Zero Memorial and 9/11 Memorial Museum,

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86th Annual Feast of San Gennaro

Annual Feast of San Gennaro NYC

The San Gennaro Festival

September 13-23, 2012

If you’re looking to experience Little Italy, compare every slice of Pizza in NYC, or have a ‘sausage, onion and pepper’ sandwich, San Gennaro is the festival for you!

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New York Yankees Baseball Tickets and Schedule

Our 27-Time and 2009 World Series Champions return to our 4th Season at the new Yankees Stadium. With our favorites, A-Rod, Derek Jeter and Nick Swisher, 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.

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New York Mets Baseball Tickets and Schedule

Catch NYC’s National baseball team in action at Citi Field. Third baseman David Wright has led the Mets’ offense with a great season, and their pitchers have been even more impressive: veteran knuckleballer R.A. Dickey is a top Cy Young Award contender, while Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in franchise history. 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.
  

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September New York City Concerts and Shows

Madonna at Yankee Stadium

Bruce Springsteen September 19, 21 and 22, 2012, MetLife Stadium (NJ)

Jay Z September 28-30, 2012, Barclays Center

Ticket Liquidator Coupon - $10 off $350+ code TLSUMMER

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New York City Broadway Week 2012

New York City Broadway Week

September 4-16, 2012

Get two-for-one tickets to some of the City’s hottest Broadway shows including Bring It On, Chaplin, Chicago, Evita, Porgy and Bess, Jersey Boys, Lion King, Mamma Mia, Mary Poppins, Newsies, Nice Work if You Can Get It, Once, Peter and the Starcatcher, Phantom of the Opera, Rock of Ages, SpiderMan, War Horse, Wicked.

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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 2012

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  • Wednesday, 9/5 8:30 pm, NBC, vs. Dallas
  • Sunday 9/16 1:00 pm, FOX, vs. Tampa Bay
  • Sunday 10/7, 1:00 pm, CBS, vs. Cleveland
  • Sunday 10/21, 1:00 pm, FOX, vs. Washington
  • Sunday, 11/4, 4:15 pm, CBC, Pittsburgh
  • Sunday 11/25, 8:20 pm, NBC, vs. Green Bay
  • Sunday 12/9, 4:15pm, FOX, vs. New Orleans
  • Sunday 12/30, 1:00pm, FOX vs. Philadelphia

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New York Jets Football Schedule and Tickets

Get your New York Jets Tickets to see our star Quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow 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 2012

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  • Saturday, 8/9 7:00 pm, vs. NY Giants (Pre-Season)
  • Sun, 8/26 8:00 pm, NBC, vs. Carolina (Pre-Season)
  • Sunday, 9/9 1:00 pm, NBC, vs. Buffalo
  • Sunday, 9/30 1:00 pm, FOX, vs. San Francisco
  • Monday, 10/8 8:30 pm, ESPN, vs. Houston
  • Sunday, 10/14 1:00 pm, CBS, vs. Indianapolis
  • Sunday, 10/21 4:15 pm, CBS, at New England
  • Sunday, 10/28 1:00 pm, CBS, vs. Miami
  • Sunday 11/4 – BYE
  • Thursday, 11/22 8:20 pm, NBC vs. New England
  • Sunday, 12/2 1:00 pm, FOX, vs. Arizona
  • Sunday, 12/23 8:20 pm, NBC, vs. San Diego

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43rd Annual African American Day Parade

NYC African American Day Parade

Sunday, September 16, 2012, 1:00pm

Harlem, 111th St & Adam Clayton Powell Blvd to 136th St

The African American Day Parade, the largest Black Parade In America, is a colorful and musical event with crowds packing the streets of Harlem as floats glide belting music from soca to reggae, ragga and soul. The 2009 parade had over 900,000 spectators.

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50th New York Film Festival

New York Film Festival 2011

September 28 – October 14, 2012

A whopping 32 films comprise the Main Slate lineup for the 50th New York Film Festival. The bursting roster includes Cannes and other Film Festival winners. World premieres include Alan Berliner’s new essay film First Cousin, Once Removed, as well as the three previously-announced gala titles. Ang Lee’s Life of Pi will open the festival on Friday, September 28 while David Chase’s Not Fade Away is in the Centerpiece slot on Saturday, October 6 and Robert Zemeckis’ Flight will close the 50th NYFF on Sunday, October 14.

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Children’s Day at the South Street Seaport – FREE

 South Street Seaport Childrens Day

September 30, 2012

RESCHEDULED FROM JUNE

Prior years included performances by Gordon from Sesame Street, Angelina Ballerina and more. Kids can meet their favorite storybook characters like Clifford the Big Red Dog, Curious George and Madeline. In the evening don’t miss The Apples in stereo, with special guests, the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, all ending with the spectacular Target Fireworks!

Schedule:

Festivities – Noon to 5 p.m. Brooklyn Youth Chorus – 7 p.m. The Apples in stereo – 8 p.m. Fireworks to follow at dusk

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Harvest in the Square, Union Square

 

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Tickets on sale July 15th

Food, Fun and Fundraising. Join Union Square for the 17th Annual Harvest in the Square, a festive celebration of community and cuisine, and New York’s premier food and wine tasting event featuring over 50 restaurants and 20 wineries.

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New York City Ballet 2012-2013 Season

New York City Ballet
New York City Ballet Photo © Henry Leutwyler

Fall: September 18 – October 14
Nutcracker
: Nov 23 – Dec 30
Winter: Jan 15 – February 24, 2013
Spring: April 30 – May 19 (?)

Individual Tickets start at $20
More: www.nycballet.com

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U.S. Tennis Open 2012

US Tennis Open Vacation Package

August 27 – September 9, 2012

Tickets on Sale in June

This is one of my all time favorite sports events.

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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11 Year Anniversary of 9-11-01 Special Events

One World Trade Center Night NYC 9-10-2011 One World Trade Center, 09-10-2011

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of various tributes, concerts, memorials, fundraisers, exhibitions and more taking place throughout September, and especially the weekend of the 11 year anniversary of 9-11.

Here are the 2012 9-11 Special Events, along with a free downloadable National September 11 Memorial 2012 Commemoration Planning Guide.

Monday, September 10, 2012

In Memoriam Exhibition Preview – As part of its Day of Remembrance Information Forum, VOICES of September 11th will host a special limited preview of In Memoriam, the memorial exhibition that will be part of the 9/11 Memorial Museum. When the Museum opens, this exhibition will commemorate the lives of all who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and February 26, 1993, and allow visitors to learn about each of the men, women, and children so senselessly killed in the attacks.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Memorial Ceremony at the World Trade Center Site – 8:30 AM -1:00 PM.

The event is not open to the public, but will be televised. The ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. and observes six moments of silence, listed below. The reading of the names will begin after the first citywide moment of silence at 8:46 a.m.

8:46 am: American Airlines Flight 11 strikes the North Tower (1 WTC)

9:03 am: United Airlines Flight 175 strikes the South Tower (2 WTC)

9:37 am: American Airlines Flight 77 strikes the Pentagon

9:59 am: South Tower (2 WTC) collapses

10:03 am: United Airlines Flight 93 crashes in Somerset County, PA

10:28 am: North Tower (1 WTC) collapses

Tribute in Light is one of the most powerful and healing works of public art ever produced. The blue twin beams are presented annually by Municipal Art Society of New York, shining from dusk on September 11, through dawn the next day. Visible within a sixty-mile radius on a clear night, Tribute has become a world-renowned icon of remembrance, honoring those who were lost, as well as those who worked so hard to get our city through that terrible trial.

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Fourth Annual Fashion’s Night Out

Fashion's Night Out NYC

September 6, 2012

Fashion’s Night Out puts the fun back in shopping, with designer appearances, live windows, celebrity guests, and other special events. Fashion’s Night Out is an unprecedented global initiative created to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence, and boost the industry’s economy. Stay tuned for special shopping events, discounts, cocktails, soirées and more at Times Square, Rockefeller Center and dozens more places around NYC. More Info: New York Fashion Week and Fashion’s Night Out

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Fashion Week in NYC by Mercedes-Benz

Fashion Week in NYC by Mercedes-Benz
Fashion Week in NYC by Mercedes-Benz

September 6-13, 2012

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Spring/Summer Collections Now at Lincoln Center

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is likely the most well-known event during New York Fashion Week, but not the only one. Many top-name designers show their collections at other venues, including Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs.

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Broadway on Broadway – Times Square

Broadway on Broadway Times Square
Cast of “In The Heights” performs in 2009

Sunday, September 9, 2012 43rd/Broadway, Times Square

Broadway on Broadway is a free concert in Times Square by The Broadway League and Times Square Alliance.

This free outdoor concert, attended by more than 50,000 fans, features musical numbers and appearances from almost every play and musical on Broadway, as well as sneak peeks at several upcoming shows in the new theater season.

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Top of the Rock Fall Starlight Music Festival 2012

September 26- October 17, Wednesdays, 6 – 8 pm. Wine, this spectacular view and live jazz music! Visit the 67th floor observation deck at Top of the Rock and enjoy the city at sunset with wine and champagne (for purchase) from Del Frisco’s Grille . Music free with Top of the Rock Admission fee.
Starlight Music Series | Top of the Rock

The fall music line up at Top of the Rock includes:

September 26 – Matthew Marshak | October 3 – Allan Harris

October 10 – 3 West | October 17 – Screaming Broccolli

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Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit – FREE

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit NYC

Fall 2012 Show, Labor Day Weekend

September 1,2,3 and 8,9

Walk around Greenwich Village browsing tons of artwork displayed by original artists. Paintings, sculpture, eco-friendly art and lots of other unique pieces to see or purchase, at far less than gallery prices.

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See Over 20 Off-Broadway Shows for Only $20 Each

20 at 20 Off Broadway Tickets NYC

September 4-23, 2012

20at20 is your chance to see the Best of Off-Broadway for only $20! A 3 course meal (when it coincides with Restaurant Week) and and a show for $55 per person??? Can’t beat that!

This is where REAL NEW YORKERS go. With 20at20, you get the chance to see the next Rent, A Chorus Line, In The Heights or Spring Awakening – before the prices go ”uptown”.

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NYC Off-Broadway Week

NYC Off-Broadway WeekSeptember 17-30, 2012
Off Broadway Week is another great time to save big on some of the city’s best shows! You can read more about all the hot Off Broadway Shows this season or check out the discount codes at Off Broadway Week offering 2 for 1 tickets.

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The 2012 New York City Wine & Food Festival is in October.

The 2012 New York Television Festival is in October.

The 2012 New Yorker Festival is in October


Ongoing New York City Events September 2012

Tribute in Light World Trade Center NYC
Tribute in Light, WTC Site © CoyoteMagicActionShots

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More New York City Events September:

  • Play Night NYC – International Style – September 2, 2012
  • Neil Young, Foo Fighters FREE Central Park Concert – September 29, 2012
  • TASTE OF THE VILLAGE – On Wednesday, September 12, 2012, the Village Alliance will celebrate it’s 10th Annual Taste of the Village Benefit for Washington Square Park. New this year is Seamus Mullen’s acclaimed Tertulia, contemporary Thai bistro Kin Shop, lavish Russian hotspot Onegin, as well as savory selections from Amelie, Organic Avenue and Sticky’s Finger Joint. New stars will join perennial favorites Otto Enoteca Pizzeria, 8th Street Winecellar, Citarella,Knickerbocker Bar & Grill, BLT Burger and many more, in creating the perfect al fresco dining experience.
  • Adoptapalooza UNION SQUARE – September 9, 2012
  • End of Summer Midnight Yacht Cruise – Saturday September 15th
  • Watch the US Open in Madison Square Park – can’t make the US Open in person? Watch it on a big screen outdoors near the Flatiron Building.
  • 10th Annual Grand Central Oyster Frenzy – Sat., Sept. 29 Grand Central Oyster Bar, 1-3 p.m.
  • Oktoberfest NYC – September 22 to October 7, 2012

Prior September Events (stay tuned for possible updates):

  • Bryant Park Fall Festival – September 16–23, 2011, Eight FREE after-work performances featuring artists from NYC’s premiere classical music, jazz, dance, and opera institutions.
  • NYC 2011 Chefs, Athletes & Models: Food, Wine and Cocktail Gala – Thursday, September 22, 2011
  • Evening at the Opera in Times Square
  • Meatpacking District Mastercard Shopping Event

September 2013 Events:

  • Tavern on the Green to reopen in fall of 2013

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