What to Do This Week in New York City

nycgo.com staff

If you’re in New York City this week, good timing (this goes for just about every week). New York City is home to thousands of restaurants, museums and attractions across all five boroughs. Below, we’ve gathered some of the best events in NYC for August 19–25. Visit our events page for things to do throughout the year in the City.

August 19–25

Aug
21

Music
Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

Bird has been gone a long time now, but NYC celebrates the jazz legend with this annual festival taking place in Tompkins Square Park and several other venues throughout the City.

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Aug
21

Sports
New York Mets

New York City’s National League franchise is younger than the Yankees and has a reputation as a plucky underdog. Take in a game at their home field in Queens, City Field, where in addition to America's pastime you can enjoy some delicious food options.

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Aug
22

Film & TV
Movies with a View

Movies compete with the Manhattan skyline at these screenings in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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Aug
23

Performing Arts
Met Opera Summer HD

Opera’s biggest stars get their close-ups on the big screen during the Met’s annual HD Festival.

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Aug
24

Music
AfroPunk Fest

The annual festival returns to Brooklyn with a long roster of musical acts.

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Aug
24

Arts & Culture
Warm Up at MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1’s annual concert series, Warm Up, features an array of live and electronic music performances. MoMA PS1 integrates Warm Up with its gallery experience by inviting audience members to view exhibits.

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