Latin Things to do in NYC in August 2017

Latin things to do in NYC in August include the Dominican Day Parade, Queens Ecuadorian Parade, Brasil Summerfest, New York International Salsa Congress, NYC Restaurant Week, US Open. It’s Salsa month in the Bronx.

“On Your Feet!” is leaving Broadway August 20 (Review)

Emilio and Gloria Estefan story
Marquis Theatre
210 W 46th St, Times Square
Tuesday-Sunday, June 2017

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2017

2016 reservations opened July 11
July 24 – August 18, 2017

SummerStage 2017 free concerts in NYC parks

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican, Portuguese, Puerto Rican, and Venezuelan artists
June 21 – August 25, 2017
Fête de la Musique, June 21
Fado to Contemporary, June 24

Dominican Day Parade

Dominican Pride
Sixth Avenue
Sunday, August 13, 2017

Brasil Summerfest, the world’s largest Brazilian music festival outside of Brazil, was August 2-6, 2016.

Wednesday, August 2

Watch the MLS All-Stars vs Real Madrid at Soldier Field in Chicago with Peña Madridista NYC at Playwright Irish Pub in Hell’s Kitchen at9pm.

Thursday, August 3

The Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra plays Argentine Tango at Belvedere Plaza in Battery Park City from 5:30-7:30pm. Free

The cast of A Bronx Tale (Italian story with a Colombian choreographer) play Crotona Park SummerStage in The Bronx, from 7-9pm. Free

Friday, August 4

The New York Mets play the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Saturday, August 5

The New York Mets play the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field in Queens at 4:05pm.

Brazilian Samba legend Elza Soares, YouTube success Liniker e os Caramelows, and DJ Teleseen play Central Park SummerStage as part of Brasil Summerfest, from 6-10pm, Free

Sunday, August 6

Celebrate Bolivian Independence Day from Spain in 1825.

Single tickets for the New York City Ballet Fall Season go on sale at 12 noon.

The New York Mets play the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field in Queens at 1:10pm.

NYCFC plays arch-rivals New York Red Bulls at Yankee Stadium at 6pm.

Monday, August 7

Celebrate the birthday of pop star Carlos Vives in Santa Marta, Colombia in 1961.

Tuesday, August 8

Watch Real Madrid vs Manchester United, the UEFA Super Cup, with Peña Madridista NYC at Playwright Irish Pub in Hell’s Kitchen at 2:45pm.

The New York Mets play the Texas Rangers at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Wednesday, August 9

Celebrate the birthday of Colombian pop star Juanes in Carolina del Príncipe, Antioquia, Colombian in 1972.

The New York Mets play the Texas Rangers at Citi Field in Queens at 12:10pm.

Cuban contemporary dancers Malpaso Dance Company perform at Central Park SummerStage from 7-10pm. Free

The Nuyorican Poets Cafe presents spoken worders Stacyann Chin, Ntozake Shange, and Sarah Kay at East River Park SummerStage in the Lower East Side,  from 7-9pm. Free

Thursday, August 10

Celebrate Ecuadorian Independence Day from Spain in 1809.

Puerto Rican rapper Residente (of Calle 13) plays Terminal 5 in Hell’s Kitchen at 8pm.

Friday, August 11

Watch FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid, first leg of the Spanish Super Cup, with Peña Madridista NYC at Playwright Irish Pub in Hell’s Kitchen. Time TBD.

Legendary Puerto Rican Bolero singer Andy Montañez, “El Godfather de la Salsa” plays East River Park SummerStage, from 6-9pm. Free

The Boston Red Sox play the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 7:05pm.

Saturday, August 12

The Boston Red Sox play the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 4:05pm.

Gloria Trevi, the Mexican Madonna, and Alejandra Guzman plays Madison Square Garden in Chelsea at 8pm.

Sunday, August 13

It’s the Dominican Day Parade

The Boston Red Sox play the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 1:05pm.

The Funkbox in the Park tribute to party promoter Evelyn Santos includes DJs Tony Touch, Danny Krivit, Jellybean Benitez, and D-Train at East River Park SummerStage, from 4-7pm. Free

The 36th Battery Dance Festival is at Wagner Park in Battery Park City through August 18, from 7-9pm. Free

Monday, August 14

Watch Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona, the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup, with Peña Madridista NYC at Playwright Irish Pub in Hell’s Kitchen. Time TBD.

The Subway Series Mets vs Yankees starts at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 7:05pm.

Tuesday, August 15

Celebrate Costa Rican Mother’s Day.

Celebrate the Christian holiday of the Assumption of Mary.

The Subway Series Mets vs Yankees is at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 7:05pm.

Wednesday, August 16

Celebrate Dominican Restoration Day!

Lincoln Center at the Movies screens an Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater documentary Central Park SummerStage, from 7-10pm. Free

The Subway Series Yankees vs Mets is at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Thursday, August 17

The Subway Series Yankees vs Mets is at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Friday, August 18

Celebrate the birthday of Roberto Clemente, the first Latin American and Caribbean baseball Hall of Famer and humanitarian, in Barrio San Antón in Carolina, Puerto Rico in 1934.

The New York Mets play the Miami Marlins at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Saturday, August 19

Venezuelan-American pop singer Mariah Carey joins Lionel Richie’s “All the Hits” tour at Madison Square Garden at 7pm.

The New York Mets play the Miami Marlins at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Sunday, August 20

The New York Mets play the Miami Marlins at Citi Field in Queens at 1:10pm.

FINAL PERFORMANCE of Cuban-American success story On Your Feet! at the Marquis Theatre in Times Square at 3pm.

NYCFC plays the New England Revolution at Yankee Stadium at 6pm.

Monday, August 21

The New York Mets play the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Tuesday, August 22

The New York Mets play the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Wednesday, August 23

The New York Mets play the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Thursday, August 24

The New York Mets play the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citi Field in Queens at 12:10pm.

The West Village Quartet plays Piazzolla Tango and other classics at Belvedere Plaza in Battery Park City from 5:30-7:30pm. Free

Friday, August 25

Celebrate Uruguayan Independence Day from Spain in 1825.

Tel-Aviv born clarinetist and Brazilian Choro master Anat Cohen leads her Tentet for the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival at Marcus Garvey Park SummerStage, from 7-9pm. Free

New York Red Bulls play NYCFC at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey (Newark) at 7pm.

Saturday, August 26

New York Puerto Rican Salsa legend Marc Anthony plays Madison Square Garden at 8pm.

Cuba’s dance rockers Los Van Van play Lehman Center in the Bronx at 8pm.

Monday, August 28

The US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing-Meadows-Corona Park Queens, is August 28 – September 10, 2017.

Italian-American pop star Lady Gaga plays Citi Field in Corona, Queens at 7pm.

Tuesday, August 29

Italian-American pop star Lady Gaga plays Citi Field in Corona, Queens at 8:30pm.

Wednesday, August 30

South American teams play 2018 World Cup Qualifiers.

Watch Uruguay vs Argentina, a 2018 World Cup qualifier.

Watch Venezuela vs Colombia, a 2018 World Cup qualifier.

Thursday, August 31

The New York International Salsa Congress at the New York Marriott Marquis is August 31 – September 3, 2017 www.NewYorkSalsaCongress.com

Latin things to do in NYC in September 2017

uptown: nasty women/bad hombres

Artists who live or work in El Barrio, Harlem, Washington Heights, or Inwood
El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Ave, East Harlem
June 13 – November 5, 2017

“Hamilton” is the most influential Broadway show of our generation

Lin-Manuel Miranda
New York Puerto Rican writer
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 W 46th St, Times Square
Tuesday-Sunday, June 2017

A Bronx Tale is an Italian musical with a Colombian choreographer

Longacre Theatre
220 West 48th St
Times Square Broadway
Tuesday-Sunday, June 2017

NKAME a retrospective of Cuban printmaker Belkis Ayón is pure Cuban soul

El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue
East Harlem (El Barrio)
June 13 – November 5, 2017

Argentina Soccer welcomes coach Jorge Sampaoli with a win over #1 Brazil

Next game, Singapore vs Argentina friendly
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Repertorio Español is Spanish-language Off-Broadway Theatre

138 East 27th St, Kips Bay
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
La Zapatera Prodigiosa (Spanish comedy)
Saturday-Sunday, June 17-18
Sin Wifi También Se Vive (Colombian stand-up)

New York Yankees Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium

Major League Baseball
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx
Friday-Sunday
June 9-11, 2017

Mariah Carey “All the Hits”

Venezuelan-American singer
with Lionel Richie
Madison Square Garden, Chelsea
Saturday, August 19, 2017

Colombia Soccer ~ Cameroon vs Colombia

Friendly
Coliseum Alfonso Pérez (Getafe)
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

New York Mets play the Cubs, then Nationals at Citi Field

Major League Baseball
Citi Field, Queens
Chicago Cubs
M-W, June 12-14 2017
Washington Nationals
Th-Su, June 15-18, 2017

Brazil Soccer ~ Australia vs Brazil

International friendly
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

New York Red Bulls

Major League Soccer
U.S. Open Cup
NYCFC
Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Do the Central Park Tango

Shakespeare Statue
June through September
Saturdays

Do the VolvoTango and watch the sun set on a Hudson River pier

Outdoor milonga
Pier 45
End of Christopher St
West Village
Spring, Summer, & Fall
Wednesdays and Sundays

Marc Anthony “Full Circle Tour”

The best selling Tropical Salsa artist of all time brings his “Full Circle Tour 2017” to Madison Square Garden Saturday, August 26, 2017

Elza Soares is Samba Jazz, Rock, Disco, Punk, Hip-Hop, Pop, and Samba

Samba Legend
Central Park Summerstage
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Celebrate Mother’s Day. We love you Mom!

Most countries celebrate on the second Sunday in May (May 14, 2017). Some celebrate on other days in March, May, August, October, or December.

Malpaso is one of Cuba’s leading contemporary dance companies

Performs at Central Park SummerStage Wed, August 9, 2017

Carol Rama: Antibodies

Italian artist
New Museum
235 Bowery, Lower East Side
April 26 – September 10, 2017

World Cup 2018 Qualifiers continue, Brazil is through

The 2017 World Cup Russia is Jun 14 – Jul 15, 2018. South American qualifying continues Wed, Aug 30, 2017

Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

Spanish, French, Romanian
Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave, Upper East Side
February 10 – September 6, 2017

Titanosaur

This 122-foot-long dinosaur skeleton from Patagonia, Argentina is so big, the head pokes through the door of the hall. American Museum of Natural History through Jan 1, 2020

Ecuadorian Independence Day

Criollo rebels took Quito
August 10, 1809

Dominican Day Parade Gala

Support the Dominican Day Parade in its mission to provide scholarships to promising Dominican-American students. Music and dancing with Fernando Villalona & Orchestra at Terrace on the Park on Friday, August 12, 2016 at 7pm.

Uruguayan Independence Day

Declaration of Independence from Brazil
August 25, 1825

Bill De Blasio Dominican Day Parade Reception

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio & First Lady Chirlane McCray hosted a festive reception for the Dominican Day Parade at Gracie Mansion on August 11, 2016.

Dominican Day Parade 2016 Launch

The Dominican Day Parade 2016 Launch was hosted by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer at the United Palace in Washington Heights August 9, 2016.

Dominican Day Parade Breakfast 2016

Join the Northern Manhattan Democrats for Change and New York City’s political leadership at Dyckman Marina Sunday, August 14, 2016 from 8-10am. This is a free public event.

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

Central American artifacts
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
Financial District
Through December 2017

¡Cuba!

American Museum of Natural History
Upper West Side
Through August 13, 2017

Django Reinhardt NY Festival

This unstoppable tribute to the French-Gypsy guitar legend continues at Birdland in August and November. Next visit is November 15-20, 2016.

Latin Talent in the MTV Music Video Awards

The 2016 VMAs were at
Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016.

Harlem Havana

Celebrate Cuban music and culture at venues in Harlem and across metropolitan New York City from August 14-21, 2016.

Latin things to do in NYC in September 2017


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