NYC - The Official Guide

Best August Events in NYC

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August brings back summertime favorites like the old-timey Richmond County Fair in Staten Island, US Open Tennis Championships in Queens and Summer Streets in Manhattan—all suitable for the younger set. Music-related events include the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival and Brooklyn’s AfroPunk Fest. On the art scene, view the colorful textile works of Vera Neumann at the Museum of Arts and Design or head to SVA’s Chelsea Gallery for typographic works from Jean-Michel Basquiat, Shepard Fairey and Kim Gordon. For details on these and other happenings, read on.

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