NYC Events to Attend in the Month of August

Group of young adults attending a concert cheering with raised hands

This August, there are great events to attend around NYC! Whether you are a fan of music festivals, outdoor movies or cultural events, we are sure there is something fun for you! While the summer maybe coming to a close, the amount of great family friendly activities to participate in is still endless! Glenwood residents, keep reading to find out events happening close to you!




Boys playing the violin on a stage in an outdoor concert.

Outdoor Concerts At Lincoln Center

This year marks the 49th year of Lincoln Center’s Out of Doors concerts. Catch them running from August 1st through the 11th at Damrosch Park in Lincoln Center, located on 62nd St between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenue. The shows are great for a date night or the whole family, with performances ranging from folk music to R&B singer H.E.R to standup comedy! The best part–its free! Click here for more information. Glenwood residents living in Hawthorn Park, The Encore, and Grand Tier are a few blocks away!



Electric Zoo Festival

This music festival runs from Friday August 30th through Sunday September 1st.  With performances from popular musicians like Diplo, Zedd, and Kaskade, if you are a fan of EDM it is definitely not to miss! Here is the full line up and where to get tickets. Any Glenwood resident who loves music festivals should check this out whether you live uptown or downtown!


Some other great concerts to check out are:


The Backstreet Boys

  • August 15th at the Barclays Center

Shawn Mendez

  • August 23rd and 24th at the Barclays Center

Billy Joel

  • August 28th at Madison Square Garden

The Jonas Brothers

  • August 29th and 30th at Madison Square Garden



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Outdoor Movies

Movie playing on large outdoor movie screen
Courtesy of Central Park

Central Park Film Festival

Movies in Central Park are taking place from August 13th through August 15th. They are free to attend! Catch them between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Entrance, the gates open at 6:30 and movies start rolling around sunset. There will be live music until the movies start too!


Showing schedule is:

August 13th

  • Back To The Future

August 14th

  • Moonstruck

August 15th

  • Black Panther



Harlem Week Festival

Harlem Week logo
Courtesy of Harlem Week Facebook page

There are over 100 different events happening from auto shows, food vendors, music events, arts and crafts to fashion events occurring from July 28th through August 24th! These events are happening spread out around Harlem so be sure to click here to check out what is going on! Glenwood Upper East Side residents living in buildings like The Brittany to Hampton Court are closest to this festival!


With summer slowly coming to an end, let us know what events you’re looking forward to this month on Facebook and Twitter!

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