One of the hottest months of the year, August is jam-packed with outdoor events. Check out some of our favorite NYC summer concerts and happenings to complete your summer getaway.
Jazz Age Lawn Party
Don’t miss one of the local’s favorite summer traditions: The Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island. Take the ferry back in time to the 1920s where you can drink gin cocktails, dance to jazz music, and take in the thousands of guests dressed to the nines in popular fashions of the Roaring ‘20s.
U.S. Open Tennis Tournament
For two weeks every year, New Yorkers flock to Queens for the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Rub shoulders with a celebrity-studded crowd, enjoy international food vendors, and catch some of the top tennis pros go head to head for the grand prize.
Shakespeare in the Park
Since the 1960s, Shakespeare in the Park has entertained generations of New Yorkers. From Meryl Street to Al Pacino, past casts have included some of the biggest names in Hollywood. You never know if one of the stars of these productions will hit it big.
Celebrate multicultural arts in Brooklyn at the annual Afropunk festival. The weekend-long celebration includes hip-hop music, food trucks, live art, and more.
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