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NYC Events August 18

New York Yankees Schedule

New York Yankees Tickets

The New York Yankees, 27-Time World Series Champions, and likely the most simultaneously loved and hated team in baseball, return to Yankee Stadium with our Captain, Aaron Judge, pitcher Gerrit Cole and shortstop Anthony Volpe. There are few things in NYC better than a Yankee game, an old-fashioned hot dog and a beer.

Cheer on the Yankees Schedule vs Red Sox


NFL Preseason: New York Giants vs. Carolina Panthers

Giants & Jets MetLife Schedule 2023

There is so much talent on our field this fall! The Jets new QB, Aaron Rodgers (now out with an injury), four-time MVP, is headlining the action in 2023 and we are all hopeful he brings it to "Gang Green." On the Giants side, superstar Daniel Jones, "Danny Dimes," is setting records just about every game. Either way, there's nothing like a traditional American football game, so head on out to MetLife Stadium, where tickets start at just $40 per game!

New York Giants Tickets


Annual Central Park Film Festival FREE

Central Park Film Festival

August 15–18, 2023

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!

More Outdoor Movies NYC


Concerts & Shows


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.




Bryant Park Picnic Performances

Bryant Park Picnic Performances

June 1 – September 14, 2023

Bryant Park is hosting twenty-six live and in-person music, dance, and theater events produced in partnership with a diverse lineup of New York City’s performing arts institutions. Some featured partners are Carnegie Hall Citywide, The Town Hall, Joe’s Pub, The Classical Theatre of Harlem, American Symphony Orchestra, New York City Opera and many more. All performances are free to the public and designed to be enjoyed casually – no tickets required—with ample seating available and free picnic blankets for audience members to borrow.

More Info: bryantpark.org/activities/picnic-performances * Bryant Park Movie Nights * Picnic Performances FREE Brochure

August Picnic Performances @ Bryant Park

  • 3 Ailey Moves NYC – Ailey II
  • 4 Carnegie Hall Citywide – Ndlovu Youth Choir
  • 11 Joe’s Pub – Shaina Taub
  • 18 New York City Opera – The Barber of Seville
  • 19 New York City Opera – Alessandro Lora in concert
  • 25 Accordions Around the World – Three global bands feature the accordion
  • 26 Roulette Intermedium Immanuel Wilkins, 75 Dollar Bill, Ka Baird


Battery Dance Festival

August 12-18, 2023

More Info: Battery Dance Festival

Battery Dance Festival


North River Lobster Co. Cruise

North River Lobster Cruise NYC

Sightseeing, Lobster and Cocktails? Yes, please. This seasonal all-inclusive Lobster Roll Cruise features a choice of Classic, Lower Eastside or Connecticut Lobster rolls or Burger or Impossible Burger. While on the cruise, pass by iconic landmarks in the Manhattan skyline like Hudson Yards, One World Observatory, and the Statue of Liberty on the 2-hour 7 PM cruise.  Additionally guests can choose from one signature cocktail or frozen drink, with an ice cream bar for dessert. Start with a drink at their Pier Bar before boarding and try an Oar Shot. Sailing fee, taxes and gratuity are all included.

Tickets: Lobster Roll Cruise



Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) Rooftop Open

Skyline Views, Art and Cocktails - what more could you want? Every summer, the Met opens the Martini Bar on the Roof Garden Café, an 8,000-square-foot, informal, outdoor setting with breathtaking panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline and Central Park.

Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) Roof

April 18 - October 22, 2023 (Exhibition)
May 18, 2023 (Rooftop Bar Reopens)
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden

The 2023 Roof Garden Commission: Lauren Halsey will be on view April-October and showcases "a full-scale architectural structure inspired by sources as varied as ancient Egyptian symbolism, 1960s utopian architecture, and contemporary visual expressions such as tagging." On Friday & Saturday Nights, The Met hosts Sun Sets, which celebrates the freedom, inclusivity, and creativity of electronic music culture with a series of rooftop events showcasing the diversity of sounds emanating from the city's ever-evolving music underground.

More info: 2023 Met Roof Martini Bar Schedule.




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

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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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