What to do in New York in August 2023

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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 a Pizza Tour to Coney Island, board a speed boat or even a jet ski to cool off on the water. A Broadway musical is a great way to spend the night. View all events per day below.

Monthly events in New York in August 2023

  • Boat Tours by Day

    Boat tours are perfect for sightseeing in New York during the day.

  • Broadway Shows

    Visit one of the many wonderful Broadway musicals in New York.

  • Cycling in New York

    Biking along the two rivers and in Central Park, the most ideal way to see a lot of the city.

  • Dinner Cruises

    Combine sightseeing in New York with a lovely dinner and take an evening dinner cruise.

  • New York City FC Soccer

    Soccer in New York? Go see the New York City FC team play a Major League Soccer game.

  • 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!

  • Rooftop Bars

    Want to be on the top? Go to one of my favourite rooftop bars!

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5 Aug
Saturday
Saturday Nightlife
Party in different nightclubs in New York on Saturday night.
6 Aug
Sunday
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
7 Aug
Monday
Shopping at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
12 Aug
Saturday
Saturday Nightlife
Party in different nightclubs in New York on Saturday night.
13 Aug
Sunday
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
14 Aug
Monday
Shopping at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
19 Aug
Saturday
Saturday Nightlife
Party in different nightclubs in New York on Saturday night.
20 Aug
Sunday
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
21 Aug
Monday
Shopping at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
26 Aug
Saturday
Saturday Nightlife
Party in different nightclubs in New York on Saturday night.
27 Aug
Sunday
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
28 Aug
Monday
Shopping at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
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