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NYC Events August 12


Summer Streets New York City

Summer Streets New York City

Saturdays, August 5, 12 & 19, 2023, 7am to 1pm

The first 3 Saturdays every August from 7am to 1pm, nearly seven miles of NYC’s streets are closed to traffic and opened for people to play, run, walk and bike. You can walk, bike, run and blade directly from Central Park to the Brooklyn Bridge along Park Avenue. There’s tons of free activities and exhibits along the way, free exercise classes, food vendors and much more. Summer Streets is a true NYC experience!



New York Mets Schedule

New York Mets Tickets

Catch NYC's National baseball team in action at the amazing Citi Field, one of baseball's nicest stadiums and now home to baseball's highest payroll as of 2023! Top recruits include Francisco Álvarez, Brett Baty, Ronny Mauricio and Mark Vientos. Tickets are easy to get and the Mets are an easy 30 minute subway from Times Square or Grand Central. Grab a burger from Shake Shack and get ready to see some baseball action.

August NY Mets Schedule @ Citi Field

  • 8/07, 7:10 P – Cubs at Mets
  • 8/08, 7:10 P – Cubs at Mets
  • 8/09, 7:10 P – Cubs at Mets
  • 8/11, 7:10 P – Braves at Mets
  • 8/12, 1:10 P – Braves at Mets
  • 8/12, 7:15 P – Braves at Mets
  • 8/13, 1:40 P – Braves at Mets
  • 8/14, 7:10 P – Pirates at Mets
  • 8/15, 7:10 P – Pirates at Mets
  • 8/16, 1:10 P – Pirates at Mets
  • 8/25, 7:10 P – Angels at Mets
  • 8/26, 7:10 P – Angels at Mets
  • 8/27, 12:05 P – Angels at Mets
  • 8/28, 7:10 P – Rangers at Mets
  • 8/29, 7:10 P – Rangers at Mets
  • 8/30, 6:40 P – Rangers at Mets


Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island

August 12-13, 2023

Jazz Age Lawn Party, usually sold out, attracts thousands of time travelers each year, who come together to discover the music and zeitgeist of the 1920s. Break out your best flapper dresses, linen jackets, straw hats and spats, and 100-year-old Gatsby-inspired attire! Now celebrating its 18th year, it is the world’s original and most authentic Prohibition-era-inspired gathering. The Jazz Age Lawn Party offers live music, retro cocktails, ​’20s Prohibition era entertainment, dance lessons, vintage portraits, antique cars, croquet and more!

Jazz Age Lawn Party NYC


Concerts August


NYC Concerts Hot Sellers

New York City Concerts




NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2023

NYC Summer Restaurant Week
July 24-August 20, 2023. Reservations Open July 6th

A three-course dinner at the best restaurants in New York for $45? 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 and also check out French Restaurant Week July 10-16, 2023.



The Big Screen @ Hudson Yards

Watch sports and movies on the 30-foot Big Screen at The Backyard at Hudson Yards. The summer line up is all kinds of sporting events, and Movie Nights will return mid-September.

  • August 3 – NFL Hall of Fame Game
  • August 5 & 6 – Astros vs Yankees
  • August 10 – Women’s World Cup Quarterfinals
  • August 12 – EPL Newcastle vs Aston Villa
  • August 13 – EPL Chelsea vs Liverpool
  • August 17 – 18 – Little League World Series
  • August 19 – Yankees vs Red Sox
  • August 20 – EPL: West Ham vs Chelsea
  • August 24 – PGA Tour Championship
  • August 25 – EPL: Chelsea vs Luton Town
  • August 26 – Little League World Series Final
  • August 31 – US Open

The Big Screen @ Hudson Yards


Battery Dance Festival

August 12-18, 2023

More Info: Battery Dance Festival

Battery Dance Festival


Mostly Mozart @ Lincoln Center

July 22–August 12, 2023

Lincoln Center Summer for the City

Lincoln Center Summer for the City

June 14 - August 12, 2023

Touted as the "The Ultimate New York Festival," Lincoln Center is back this year with a bang - hosting over 300 events all summer long. Dancing Under the Stars (formerly Midsummer Night Swing), free outdoor movies, dancing, singing, readings, celebrations, flamingos, disco ball, poetry, Mozart, concerts, crafts, Juneteenth and much more!

More Info: Lincoln Center Summer for the City




NYC August Events & Things to Do

What to Wear in NYC in August - New York Weather August

NYC in August is hot, hot, hot! Many locals are out of town, so the only other people in the city will be visitors and vacationers. You should be fine to dress as cool as possible, but also expect indoor air conditioning. The weather in NYC in August is fairly consistent day to night and the dress code is likely shorts, tanks/tees, sun dresses and open toe shoes. Historical July high/low temperatures are 81/66 (F) and 28/19 (C).


Weather This Week in NYC

NEW YORK WEATHER

August NYC Events Daily Picks


NYC August Events & Things to Do

About The NYC Daily Picks

We often plan these listings in advance, and may not be aware of current weather, health or other occurrences, so please check all activities in advance of attending.




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Welcome! I'm Melissa, a fourth generation New Yorker, who has been lucky enough to live in New York for over 30 years. I love just about everything in New York City, the very reason I started this web site, and I look forward to sharing it all with you. Please explore the New York City Insider Guide at your own pace. I hope it helps you plan your New York City Vacation, so you not only go home as a NYC Insider, but plan to visit us again soon.

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