New York City Events August 2011

NYC Insider Guide August Events Calendar

New York City Events August 2011 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…

… you’ll have the whole city to yourself and everything is on sale! I’m thrilled to celebrate the Two Year Anniversary of the NYC Insider Guide.

Ongoing New York City Events August 2011

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Tickets on Sale:

New York Yankees Baseball Tickets and Schedule

Our 27-Time and 2009 World Series Champions return to our 3rd Season at the new Yankees Stadium. With our favorites, A-Rod and Derek Jeter, 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. Even better – take a scenic Water Taxi ride FREE to Yankee Stadium! More about NY Yankees Tickets and Yankee Stadium.

NY Yankees Schedule – Home Games August 2011

New York Yankee Tickets 2011

Tue, Aug 09, 7:05pm vs. Angels
Wed, Aug 10, 7:05pm vs. Angels
Thu, Aug 11, 1:05pm vs. Angels
Fri, Aug 12, 7:05pm vs. Rays
Sat, Aug 13, 4:10pm vs. Rays
Sun, Aug 14, 3:33am vs. Rays
Tue, Aug 23, 7:05pm vs. Athletics
Wed, Aug 24, 7:05pm vs. Athletics
Thu, Aug 25, 1:05pm vs. Athletics

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U.S. Tennis Open 2011

US Tennis Open Vacation Package

August 29 – September 11, 2011
Tickets on Sale in April

This is one of my all time favorite sports events. The Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is one of the nicest sporting venues I’ve ever seen 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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August New York City Concerts and Shows

Cheap NYC Concert Tickets

Josh Groban
  Prudential Center (NJ), August 2, 2011

Kenny Chesney
Meadowlands, August 13, 2011

Britney Spears
IZOD Center, August 5, 2011

The Voice Live on Tour
Beacon Theatre , August 6, 2011

American Idols Live
  Prudential Center (NJ), August 14, 2011

Beacon Theatre , August 21, 2011

Crosby, Stills & Nash
Beacon Theatre , August 30, 2011

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9th Annual, 2011 Central Park Film Festival FREE

Central Park Film Festival
Central Park FREE Outdoor Film Festival

August 23-27, 2011
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. The movie theme this year is Music:
– Tuesday, Aug. 23: El Cantante

– Wednesday, Aug. 24: Bird

– Thursday, Aug. 25: Dreamgirls

– Friday, Aug. 26: Shine a Light

– Saturday, Aug 27: A Star is Born

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30th Annual Downtown Dance Festival, Battery Park

NYC Downtown Dance Festival
© Photo by Richard Termine

August 13-21, 2011
Battery Park and One New York Plaza

The Battery Dance Company celebrates the 30th 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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Metropolitan Opera – Summer HD Festival FREE

Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival
Metropolitan Opera Live Outdoor Summer Series

August 27 – September 5, 2011

The popular Summer HD Festival returns for a third year, featuring ten consecutive nights of free encore screenings from the the Met’s popular HD transmissions 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 3100 seats will be available each night, plus space for overflow crowds of more than 4000 on the plaza.

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New York Mets Baseball Tickets and Schedule

Catch NYC’s second baseball team in action at Citi Field.
Tickets are easy to get and the new Citi Field is one of the best stadium’s 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 2011

New York Mets Schedule

Mon, Aug 01, 7:10pm vs. Marlins
Tue, Aug 02, 7:10pm vs. Marlins
Wed, Aug 03, 7:10pm vs. Marlins
Fri, Aug 05, 7:10pm vs. Braves
Sat, Aug 06, 7:10pm vs. Braves
Sun, Aug 07, 1:10pm vs. Braves
Mon, Aug 08, 7:10pm vs. Padres
Tue, Aug 09, 7:10pm vs. Padres
Wed, Aug 10, 7:10pm vs. Padres
Thu, Aug 11, 12:10pm vs. Padres
Fri, Aug 19, 7:10pm vs. Brewers
Sat, Aug 20, 7:10pm vs. Brewers
Sun, Aug 21, 1:10pm vs. Brewers
Fri, Aug 26, 7:10pm vs. Braves
Sat, Aug 27, 4:10pm vs. Braves
Sun, Aug 28, 1:10pm vs. Braves
Mon, Aug 29, 7:10pm vs. Marlins
Tue, Aug 30, 7:10pm vs. Marlins
Wed, Aug 31, 7:10pm vs. Marlins

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Barney’s New York Warehouse Sale

Barney's New York Warehouse Sale

August 25 – Sept 5, 2011
255 W 17th St (7th and 8th Aves)

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.

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More New York City Events August

More New York City Events August:

  • Air Force Week in New York City
  • World Police and Fire Games – August 26-September 5, 2011
  • Improvised Musical Presented by Dumpster Tequila – August 27, 2011
  • Lincoln Square Movie Event Benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital – August 10
  • Walking Tour: Mae West in Bohemia. Gin, Sin, Censorship and Eugene O’Neill – August 14. This walking tour in the Washington Square area will focus on the people and locations that influenced MAE WEST’s stage plays for Broadway during the Prohibition Era
  • Celebrating The Legacy of Emiliano Zapata at Colors Restaurant – August 12
  • Clothing Optional-FREE NYC Pool, Dance, & Fashion Party – August 11th
  • Thriller: Tribute to Michael Jackson! – July 30th through August 21st
  • Live Stand-up Comedy at the Comedy Crypt – August 12
  • Sat Aug 20th Catholic/Christians Singles Mingle Charity Event
  • Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Center for Book Arts – July 6 – September 10. Overview of the history and development of book arts in the 20th century.
  • Global Pipefest Challenge-Intrepid Museum
  • Fringe Festival

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