NYC in August: Events and Tips

NYC in August: Events and Tips

The summer has entered its last month in New York City! The last month of summer, August bids adieu to the season by preserving its excitement and energy.

tips for visiting nyc in august

The hot days continue in NYC, so the weather is just right for every kind of event. If you plan to travel to New York this month, don’t forget that it is still summer. So, bring your lightest summer clothes, hats, and sunglasses.

The average temperature is 82F (27C) during the day and 68F (20C) at night throughout this month. There will be a few rainy days, and you can keep a tiny umbrella. But the vast majority of the days will be sunny and hot, so you will feel the summer in NYC.

nyc events in august

On these last days of summer, NYC doesn’t give up on being awesome with unique experiences. You can enjoy this magnificent city's extraordinary features during your time in NYC. 

Let’s take a look at some remarkable events that will be held in August.

US Open 2022

The eyes of tennis lovers all over the world are on this event.

US Open is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, along with the Australian Open, the French Open, and Wimbledon. Since 1987, the US Open has been played chronologically as the fourth and final Grand Slam tournament of the year in New York. 

The 2022 U.S. Open runs from August 29 to September 11 in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. 

And this year, they announced the backing of Fan Week. You can take advantage of free admission to the grounds to witness the US Open Qualifying and other activities.

The Whitney Biennial

If biennials charm and inspire you, you shouldn’t miss this dynamic exhibition. 

The Whitney Biennial is surveying today's American experience with sixty-three artists and collectives. The biennial, which has existed since 1932, is the longest-running study of American art.

The exhibition is open from April 6 through September 5, 2022.

LL Cool J at Rock the Bells

Continue to celebrate timeless Hip-Hop music and the culture in its own city! 

Day-long music festival Rock The Bells will take place on August 6 at Forest Hills Stadium in RTB founder LL COOL J’s hometown of Queens, New York.

A very energetic day with famous rappers is ahead.

Blues BBQ Fest

The traditional combination of blues and barbecue in Hudson River Park has welcomed chill-lovers since 1999.

The longest riverfront park in the United States, blues breezes, and various BBQ and beer feasts are waiting for you. The fest heightens the vibes also with the performances of Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers, Jackie Venson, Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Bette Smith, and Don Bryant

Blues BBQ Festival on August 13th from 12 PM to 9 PM.

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