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August Events

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August Events

Hi All,

We have booked and are due to stay in NYC for 8 nights starting 24th August. When we booked this month, friends told us that there would be various events that we could attend such as movies being shown in Bryant Park and free music in Central Park.

I was wondering if there was an events calendar or website that publishes this information so that I can try to take it into consideration when planning our rough itinerary.

Thanks for any help

Brooklyn, NY
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1. Re: August Events

Here are some sources:

http://www.timeout.com/newyork

http://socialeyesnyc.com/manhattan/

http://www.brazilianday.com/en/

Also, both Central Park and Prospect Park host their annual live performances through the summer. Not sure if your dates will just miss the final performances. You can check the links below for the schedule when they are released:

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For all of you visiting in the Summer...please check the schedule for the Central Park Summerstage and the Prospect Park Bandshell. Every year, both venues host some of the best FREE(the majority are) concerts in NYC!

All you have to do is basically get to the venue and walk in. They usually release the lineup closer to May(some of the paid shows are already announced)...but I have included links for 2013's lineup below. It's a GREAT time:

centralpark.com/guide/activities/concerts/su…

brooklynvegan.com/archives/2013/05/celebrate…

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2. Re: August Events

http://www.nycgo.com/

http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/concerts

http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/film

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3. Re: August Events

Thank you both for those helpful links, got them on my favourites list now.

I had never heard of Brazilian day before so will be looking forward to checking out the festivities for that.

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4. Re: August Events

Don't be too disappointed if you don't see many events listed now. There will be more detailed listings closer to the date.

Your dates include Labor Day weekend (at the end of the month). I'm sure there will be lots of things going on.

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5. Re: August Events

Great, thanks for that information. That's the bad thing about booking in advance, i'm obsessed with checking everything out now when we still have 5 months to go!

Never been there over Labor day either so hopefully that will bring interesting differences for our 5th visit.

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**I had never heard of Brazilian day before so will be looking forward to checking out the festivities for that.**

It's always a good time. Held the Sunday(day before) US Labor Day. GREAT atmosphere. Try to check it out if you can.

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7. Re: August Events

Oh, right! I should have mentioned the calendar needs to be filled. Brazilian Day reminded me to mention the West Indian Parade.

http://wiadcacarnival.org/

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8. Re: August Events

Thank you both for your comments. We've both been to NYC 4&5 times now so definitely glad to be seeing and doing different things

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