What to do in New York in August 2020

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Summer in the city: Coney Island
Summer in the city: Coney Island
The most iconic NY summer attraction, from the beach to the boulevard, to the old roller-coaster Cyclone. Check out my guide for a trip to Coney Island.
Eric’s Tips

New York in August is buzzing! It’s a busy month in the city. It can get hot, so book the Pizza Tour to Coney Island, board a speed boat or even a jet ski to cool off by, on or in the water. A Broadway musical is a great way to spend the evening. View all events per day below.

Monthly events in New York in August 2020

  • New York City FC Soccer
    Soccer in New York? Go see the New York City FC team play a Major League Soccer game.
  • Boat Tours by Day
    Boat tours are perfect for sightseeing in New York during the day.
  • Dinner Boat Tours
    Combine sightseeing in New York with a lovely dinner and take an evening dinner cruise.
  • Broadway Shows
    Visit one of the many wonderful Broadway musicals in New York.
  • New York Mets Baseball
    Visit a game of New York's second baseball team in the new stadium Citi Field.
  • New York Yankees Baseball
    Want to visit a baseball game? The New York Yankees are the best baseball team!
  • Cycling in New York
    Biking along the two rivers and in Central Park, the most ideal way to see a lot of the city.
  • Rooftop Bars
    Want to be on the top? Go to one of my favourite rooftop bars!

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Monthly events in New York in August 2020

1 Aug
Sat
Saturday Nightlife
Party in different nightclubs in New York on Saturday night.
1Aug
Sat - Start times: 15:00, 20:00 | Broadway
1Aug
Sat - Start time: 19:10 | BASEBALL | Starting at $15.00
1Aug
Sat - Start time: 19:30 | SOCCER | Starting at $29.00
1Aug
Sat - Start time: 20:00 | CONCERTS | Starting at $100.00
2 Aug
Sun
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
2Aug
Sun - Start time: 13:10 | BASEBALL | Starting at $15.00
2Aug
Sun - Start time: 13:30 | CONCERTS | Starting at $76.00
2Aug
Sun - Start times: 14:00, 17:30 | Broadway
3 Aug
Mon
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Shopping Tour
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
3 Aug
Mon
Prohibition Era Bar Experience
Discover hidden bars that transformed New York City's nightlife during the Prohibition Era. Use code "Eric" for 10% discount!
3Aug
Mon - Start time: 19:00 | CONCERTS | Starting at $48.00
3Aug
Mon - Start time: 19:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $12.00
4Aug
Tue - Start time: 19:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $9.00
4Aug
Tue - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
5Aug
Wed - Start time: 19:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $10.00
5Aug
Wed - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
6Aug
Thu - Start time: 19:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $14.00
6Aug
Thu - Start time: 20:00 | CONCERTS | Starting at $45.00
6Aug
Thu - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
7 Aug
Fri
Rooftop Bar Tour
The best way to explore several of New York's bustling rooftop bars, while skipping lines and marching straight past picky bouncers. Can't make it on a Friday? This tour is available on several days, every week.
7Aug
Fri - Start time: 19:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $17.00
7Aug
Fri - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
7Aug
Fri - Start time: 20:00 | CONCERTS | Starting at $68.00
8 Aug
Sat
Saturday Nightlife
Party in different nightclubs in New York on Saturday night.
8Aug
Sat - Start time: 13:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $19.00
8Aug
Sat - Start times: 15:00, 20:00 | Broadway
8Aug
Sat - Start time: 19:00 | SOCCER | Starting at $23.00
9 Aug
Sun
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
9Aug
Sun - Start time: 13:30 | CONCERTS | Starting at $75.00
9Aug
Sun - Start times: 14:00, 17:30 | Broadway
9Aug
Sun - Start time: 14:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $20.00
10 Aug
Mon
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Shopping Tour
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
10 Aug
Mon
Prohibition Era Bar Experience
Discover hidden bars that transformed New York City's nightlife during the Prohibition Era. Use code "Eric" for 10% discount!
11Aug
Tue - Start time: 19:10 | BASEBALL | Starting at $10.00
11Aug
Tue - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
12Aug
Wed - Start time: 19:00 | SOCCER | Starting at $16.00
12Aug
Wed - Start time: 19:10 | BASEBALL | Starting at $12.00
12Aug
Wed - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
13Aug
Thu - Start time: 12:10 | BASEBALL | Starting at $10.00
13Aug
Thu - Start time: 19:30 | FOOTBALL | Starting at $21.00
13Aug
Thu - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
14 Aug
Fri
Rooftop Bar Tour
The best way to explore several of New York's bustling rooftop bars, while skipping lines and marching straight past picky bouncers. Can't make it on a Friday? This tour is available on several days, every week.
14Aug
Fri - Start time: 19:10 | BASEBALL | Starting at $15.00
14Aug
Fri - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
15 Aug
Sat
Saturday Nightlife
Party in different nightclubs in New York on Saturday night.
15Aug
Sat - Start times: 15:00, 20:00 | Broadway
15Aug
Sat - Start time: 16:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $14.00
15Aug
Sat - Start time: 19:00 | CONCERTS | Starting at $52.00
15Aug
Sat - Start time: 19:30 | SOCCER | Starting at $29.00
16 Aug
Sun
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
16Aug
Sun - Start time: 13:10 | BASEBALL | Starting at $14.00
16Aug
Sun - Start time: 13:30 | CONCERTS | Starting at $60.00
16Aug
Sun - Start times: 14:00, 17:30 | Broadway
16Aug
Sun - Start time: 19:00 | CONCERTS | Starting at $51.00
17 Aug
Mon
Prohibition Era Bar Experience
Discover hidden bars that transformed New York City's nightlife during the Prohibition Era. Use code "Eric" for 10% discount!
17 Aug
Mon
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Shopping Tour
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
17Aug
Mon - Start time: 19:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $10.00
18Aug
Tue - Start time: 19:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $10.00
18Aug
Tue - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
19Aug
Wed - Start time: 13:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $12.00
19Aug
Wed - Start time: 19:30 | CONCERTS | Starting at $86.00
19Aug
Wed - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
20Aug
Thu - Start time: 19:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $11.00
20Aug
Thu - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
21 Aug
Fri
Rooftop Bar Tour
The best way to explore several of New York's bustling rooftop bars, while skipping lines and marching straight past picky bouncers. Can't make it on a Friday? This tour is available on several days, every week.
21Aug
Fri - Start time: 19:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $16.00
21Aug
Fri - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
22 Aug
Sat
Saturday Nightlife
Party in different nightclubs in New York on Saturday night.
22Aug
Sat - Start time: 13:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $20.00
22Aug
Sat - Start times: 15:00, 20:00 | Broadway
23 Aug
Sun
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
23Aug
Sun - Start time: 13:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $19.00
23Aug
Sun - Start time: 13:30 | CONCERTS | Starting at $73.00
23Aug
Sun - Start times: 14:00, 17:30 | Broadway
23Aug
Sun - Start time: 16:30 | CONCERTS | Starting at $135.00
23Aug
Sun - Start time: 19:00 | SOCCER | Starting at $40.00
24 Aug
Mon
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Shopping Tour
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
24 Aug
Mon
Prohibition Era Bar Experience
Discover hidden bars that transformed New York City's nightlife during the Prohibition Era. Use code "Eric" for 10% discount!
24Aug
Mon - Start time: 20:00 | CONCERTS | Starting at $85.00
25Aug
Tue - Start time: 19:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $10.00
25Aug
Tue - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
25Aug
Tue - Start time: 20:00 | CONCERTS | Starting at $106.00
26Aug
Wed - Start time: 13:05 | BASEBALL | Starting at $12.00
26Aug
Wed - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
27Aug
Thu - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
28 Aug
Fri
Rooftop Bar Tour
The best way to explore several of New York's bustling rooftop bars, while skipping lines and marching straight past picky bouncers. Can't make it on a Friday? This tour is available on several days, every week.
28Aug
Fri - Start time: 19:10 | BASEBALL | Starting at $15.00
28Aug
Fri - Start time: 19:30 | FOOTBALL | Starting at $10.00
28Aug
Fri - Start time: 20:00 | Broadway
29 Aug
Sat
Saturday Nightlife
Party in different nightclubs in New York on Saturday night.
29Aug
Sat - Start times: 15:00, 20:00 | Broadway
29Aug
Sat - Start time: 19:10 | BASEBALL | Starting at $15.00
29Aug
Sat - Start time: 20:00 | FOOTBALL | Starting at $10.00
29Aug
Sat - Start time: 20:00 | CONCERTS | Starting at $127.00
30 Aug
Sun
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
30Aug
Sun - Start time: 13:10 | BASEBALL | Starting at $16.00
30Aug
Sun - Start times: 14:00, 17:30 | Broadway
30Aug
Sun - Start time: 16:00 | SOCCER | Starting at $26.00
31 Aug
Mon
Prohibition Era Bar Experience
Discover hidden bars that transformed New York City's nightlife during the Prohibition Era. Use code "Eric" for 10% discount!
31 Aug
Mon
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Shopping Tour
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
31Aug
Mon - Start time: | TENNIS | Starting at $104.00
31Aug
Mon - Start time: 11:00 | TENNIS | Starting at $165.00
31Aug
Mon - Start time: 11:00 | TENNIS | Starting at $115.00
31Aug
Mon - Start time: 12:00 | TENNIS | Starting at $20.00
31Aug
Mon - Start time: 19:00 | TENNIS | Starting at $16.00
31Aug
Mon - Start time: 19:00 | TENNIS | Starting at $105.00
31Aug
Mon - Start time: 19:10 | BASEBALL | Starting at $10.00
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