New York City Events July 2012

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New York City Events July 2012 include July 4th Independence Day Fireworks, Roger Waters “The Wall” and Aerosmith in Concert, Philharmonic in the Park, Central Park SummerStage, Midsummer Night Swing, Yankees, Mets, Restaurant Week, Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series and so much more.

Half Price Tickets this Month in New York City

NYC Insider Guide

July Half Price Tickets:

– NY Yankees and Mets
– Spider-Man, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Over the Rainbow on Broadway
– Zarkana From Cirque du Soleil
– Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
– Jazz Sail Aboard the Clipper City
– Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise
– Rocks Off Concert Cruises
– Dueling Pianos: Shake, Rattle & Roll
– Improv 4 Kids: Songs and Sketches
– Matt & Ben: Damon and Affleck Parody by The Office’s Mindy Kaling
– Music, Art and Cocktails at NY Botanical Gardens’ Monet Evenings

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Tickets on Sale:

US Tennis Open – select tickets on sale NOW and selling quickly!

NYC July Concerts: Roger Waters “The Wall” at Yankee Stadium, Aerosmith, Stevie Nicks, Seal, Def Leppard, Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez

NYC August Concerts: Coldplay, Kenny Chesney, American Idols Live

NYC September Concerts: Madonna at Yankee Stadium

New York City Wine & Food Festival

Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes

July 4th in New York City – Fireworks and More

Macy's NYC July 4th Fireworks
Macy’s July 4th Fireworks, Crashworks

Wednesday, July 4, 2012, 9pm

Hudson River

Check out the complete NYC Insider Guide to July 4th in New York City. Cruise options, best viewing spots, vacation packages, BBQs, picnics, hot dog eating contests, best hotels and more.

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Chelsea FC Vs. Paris Saint-Germain at Yankee Stadium

NYC Sports Concerts Theater Tickets

Chelsea FC Vs. Paris Saint-Germain
July 22, 7:00 p.m.

Chelsea FC of the English Premier League and Paris Saint-Germain of France’s Ligue 1 will meet on Sunday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m., in the first-ever soccer match at the current Yankee Stadium.

Real Madrid vs. AC Milan
August 8, 8:00 p.m.

Cristiano Ronaldo, who starred for Portugal in Euro 2012, headlines the Real Madrid roster while A.C. Milan has world-class stars like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Robinho, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Antonio Cassano.

More Info:

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July New York City Concerts and Shows

New York City Concert Tickets

Roger Waters “The Wall”

Yankee Stadium

Friday July 6, 2012 and Saturday July 7, 2012

Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez
Friday, July 20, 2012
Prudential Center (NJ)

Izod Center (NJ) Tickets,
July 24, 2012

Stevie Nicks
Beacon Theatre
July 2, 2012

Def Leppard
Prudential Center (NJ)
July 11, 2012

Seal w/ Macy Gray
Beacon Theatre
July 17-18, 2012

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Philharmonic in the Park

Philharmonic Central Park NY
© NY Philharmonic Performing in Central Park

July 11, 12 and 17, 2012

The New York Philharmonic performs Tchaikovsky, Gershwin and more outside on the Great Lawn in Central Park a few nights every summer. Always a quintessential NYC experience and always free. The performance is followed by gorgeous fireworks.

Thousands of New Yorkers spread their blankets, bring picnics and snacks (and some even sneak wine..shhhh!). Bring a sweater, snacks and some type of candle or flashlight.


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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.

NY Yankees Schedule – Home Games July 2012

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Sun, 7/1 vs White Sox 2:05pm
Roger Waters “The Wall” Concert July 6-7
Fri, 7/13 vs Angels 7:05pm
Sat, 7/14 vs Angels 1:05pm
Sun, 7/15 vs Angels 1:05pm
Mon, 7/16 vs Blue Jays 7:05pm
Tue, 7/17 vs Blue Jays 7:05pm
Wed, 7/18 vs Blue Jays 1:05pm
Fri, 7/27 vs Red Sox 7:05pm
Sat, 7/28 vs Red Sox 4:05pm
Sun, 7/29 vs Red Sox TBD
Mon, 7/30 vs Orioles 7:05pm
Tue, 7/31 vs Orioles 7:05pm

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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.

NY Mets Schedule – Home Games June 2012

New York Mets Schedule

Tue, 7/3 vs Phillies 7:10pm
Wed, 7/4 vs Phillies 1:10pm
Thu, 7/5 vs Phillies 7:10pm
Fri, 7/6 vs Cubs 7:10pm
Sat, 7/7 vs Cubs 4:10pm
Sun, 7/8 vs Cubs 1:10pm
Fri, 7/20 vs Dodgers 7:10pm
Sat, 7/21 vs Dodgers 1:10pm
Sun, 7/22 vs Dodgers 1:10pm
Mon, 7/23 vs Nationals 7:10pm
Tue, 7/24 vs Nationals 7:10pm
Wed, 7/25 vs Nationals 12:10pm

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Riverflicks FREE Movies in Hudson River Park

Riverflicks FREE Movies in Hudson River Park

Weds (Adults) and Fridays (Kids)
July 11-August 24, 2012
Adults: Pier 63 at W. 23rd Street
Kids: Pier 46 at Charles Street

Free outdoor movies under the stars on Manhattan’s west side waterfront!

Movies start at Dusk, around 8:30pm

Free Popcorn! Beverages and snacks available for purchase.

Wednesdays, July 11-August 22

Adult Movie Line Up:

July 11 MoneyBall (PG13)

July 18 Super 8 (PG13)

July 25 Bridesmaids (R)

August 1 Limitless (PG13)

August 8 Cowboys & Aliens (PG13)

August 15 Crazy, Stupid Love (PG13)

August 22 Horrible Bosses (R)

Fridays, July 13-August 24

Kids Movie Line Up:

July 13 Kung Fu Panda 2

July 20 Superman, The Movie

July 27 Hugo

August 3 Puss In Boots

August 10 Rango

August 17 Back to the Future

August 24 The Smurfs

More Free Summer Movies in NYC:

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World Team Tennis, 36th Season – Randall’s Island

NY World Tennis Team

July 10-25, 2012
Tickets start at $40

There will be five exciting tennis matches held at the SPORTIMES Stadium between July 10th – July 25th that will include Hall of Famers Andre Agassi, John McEnroe and all-time great Martina Hingis.

Prior WTT Players Include: Clijsters, Bryan Brothers, V. Williams, S. Williams, Sampras, Isner, Querrey, Oudin, Fish, McEnroe, Kournikova, Hingis, Davenport, Blake and Philippoussis.

That just leaves one question. Are You In Or Out? Ticket holders have access to a free luxury bus service from Manhattan’s East Side.

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Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series – FREE

Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series

July 25, 27, 31; Aug 2, 7, 9, 2012

The Met’s annual concerts in New York City parks is a great city tradition. This year, the Summer Recital Series, returns with six performances in the parks of all five boroughs. The series kicks off July 25 at Central Park SummerStage with an 8:00 pm recital featuring three Met stars: soprano Danielle de Niese, tenor Dimitri Pittas, and bass-baritone John Del Carlo.

Also check The Met’s popular Summer HD Festival, free Opera outdoors in Lincoln Center.

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Lincoln Center Festival | Macbeth, Uncle Vanya

Lincoln Center Festival | Macbeth Alan Cumming

July 5 – August 5, 2012

The Lincoln Center Festival brings audiences theater they generally not see elsewhere in NYC, including an eclectic mix of artists and productions representing over 50 countries. 2012 performances include Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh in Uncle Vanya and Alan Cumming in MacBeth.

© Portrait by Albert Watson. Alan Cumming as Macbeth for the National Theatre of Scotland.

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NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2012

NYC Restaurant Week Summer
Tao Restaurant, Midtown, New York City

Extended through Sept 3rd

July 16-August 10, 2012

Reservations open July 9th

A three-course dinner at the best restaurants in New York for $35? Sign me up! One of my favorite times of the year. I love a good bargain almost as much as I love good food. It almost feels like you’re stealing..only you’re not.

Read more on Restaurant Week New York City

FREE Broadway (and Off Broadway) in Bryant Park

Broadway in Bryant Park

Thursdays, July 12- August 16, 2012

12:30pm – 1:30pm on the Lawn

42nd St and 6th Ave

See LIVE and free performances of Broadway’s hottest shows outside on Thursday afternoons all summer. The casts take the stage at 12:30pm, but if you arrive early, around 11:30am for the sound check, you may just see each performance twice.

2012 Show Line Up:

July 12: Stomp | Phantom Opera | SPIDER-MAN | War Horse | Porgy Bess

July 19: Wicked | Memphis | Zarkana | Ghost | Sister Act

July 26: Voca People | Traces | The Fantasticks | Jersey Boys

August 2: Chaplin | Mamma Mia! | One Man, Two Guvnors | Silence

August 9: Chicago | Rebecca | Evita | Rent

Aug 16: Nice Work If You Can Get It | Avenue Q | Bring It On | Rock of Ages | A Christmas Story

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Art After Dark at The
Guggenheim Museum

Guggenheim Art after Dark

Friday, July 13, 9 pm–midnight

The Guggenheim hosts really cool after hours art events with a cash bar and music centered around a special exhibition or program.

Once the general public has left for the day, the museum turns into one of the city’s hottest spots. $22 guests and general public (credit card only at the door).

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Guggenheim Museum

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New York Musical Theatre Festival

New York Musical Theatre Festival

July 9-29, 2012. Tickets on sale June 15th.

Hailed as “the Sundance for Musical Theatre,” the New York Musical Theatre Festival is a three weeks jam-packed festival with over 30 new musicals and dozens of concerts and special events. There’s something for everyone – from traditional musical comedies to hip hop to edgy rock dramas and more! Tickets are just $20 to see the hit shows of tomorrow, featuring some of musical theatre’s most talented performers.

More Info:, New York Musical Theatre Festival

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Union Square – Free BootCamp and Yoga Every Week!

Yoga, Bootcamp and Kid’s Yoga in Union Square

Join Fitness in the Square every Thursday. I especially LOVE the Bootcamp, with Ariane Hundt of the famous Brooklyn Bridge Boot Camp! She will kick your butt (in a good way).

Note: Dates in photo are old. Please see links for 2012 Schedule Updates.

New York City FREE Summer Fitness Classes:

Fitness in the Square – Thursdays, Union Square

Central Park Circuit – Tuesdays and Thursdays, Central Park

Summer of Fitness – Tues and Thurs, Free Fitness Classes, Hudson River Park

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More New York City Events July Coming Soon

New York City Events July 2012

French Restaurant Week in NYC: July 8-15. Promoting French cuisine in New York City, coinciding with Bastille Day, with price fixe menus and/or a Brunch/Special at $17.89.

NYC Weekend of Happiness – July 28-29, 2012

Hot Latin Moonlight Cruises NYC Summer 2012 – July to October

NYC New Village Music Festival – July 28,

The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop – July 5-26

FREE NYC Yoga Thursdays – through August 30th

Spirited Tuesdays at The Vault at Pfaff’s

Christmas in July, a Drag Show and Childrens Benefit – July 21, 2012

Empire Hotel Rooftop Parties

Ricky Powell Photography Show – July 6 – 14, 2012

WALL STREET ROCKS 2012 Battle of the Bands – July 10th

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July 2013 Events

Statue of Liberty Scheduled to Re Open July 4, 2013

Citi Field to host 2013 All-Star Game – July 16, 2013. Citi Field (home of the New York Mets) in Queens will host the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
New York City last hosted the MLB’s All-Star Game in 2008, at the old Yankee Stadium. The Mets’ old home, Shea Stadium, hosted the 1964 All-Star Game.

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

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