Damrosch Park & Hearst Plaza
July and August 2018
Things to do in NYC in August include the Dominican Day Parade, US Open, NYC Restaurant Week, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, and Brasil Summerfest.
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
August 28 – September 10
Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Sloane Stephens (USA)
The 2017 Dominican Day Parade Launch at the United Palace Theater in Washington Heights was Thursday, August 3, 2017.
Celebrate the birthday of actress Dolores del Río, the first Latin American Hollywood star, in Durango, Mexico on August 3, 1904.
Celebrate the birthday of Italian-American Pop and Jazz legend Tony Bennett in Astoria, Queens on August 3, 1926.
Single tickets for the 2017 New York City Ballet Fall Season went on sale on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 12 noon.
The 2017 Ecuadorian Day Parade marched east on Northern Blvd. from 69th to 86th St in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at noon.
Celebrate Bolivian Independence Day from Spain on August 6, 1825.
Remember the Battle of Boyacá, the decisive battle near Bogotá, Colombia that led to the independence of Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, and ultimately all of Spanish America on August 7, 1819.
Celebrate the birthday of pop star Carlos Vives in Santa Marta, Colombia on August 7, 1961.
Celebrate the birthday of pop star Juanes in Carolina del Príncipe, Antioquia, Colombia on August 9, 1972.
The 2017 Mundial de Tango (World Tango Championship) in Buenos Aires, Argentina was Thursday, August 10-23, 2017.
Celebrate Ecuadorian Independence Day from Spain on August 10, 1809.
The 2017 Harlem Havana music and cultural festival was Saturday, August 12-23, 2017.
The Dominican Day Parade on Sixth Avenue in Midtown is the second Sunday in August.
The 2017 Battery Dance Festival at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park in Battery Park City was Sunday, August 13-18, 2017. Free
The first leg of the 2017 Spanish Super Cup was Sunday, August 13, 2017.
August 15 is Costa Rican Mother’s Day.
August 15 is the Marion feast of the Assumption of Mary.
Celebrate Dominican Restoration Day on August 16, 1863.
NYC Broadway Week Summer 2017 tickets went on sale on August 17, 2017.
Friday, August 18, 2017 was the last day to register to vote in person or by mail in New York City.
Celebrate the birthday of Roberto Clemente, the first great Latin Major League Baseball player, in Barrio San Antón of Carolina, Puerto Rico on August 18, 1934.
Spain’s 2017 La Liga season opened on Saturday, August 18, 2017.
Celebrate the 2018 Muslim sacrifice feast Eid al-Adha at sunset.
Celebrate the Marion feast of the Queenship of Mary.on August 22.
Celebrate Uruguayan Independence Day from Spain on August 25, 1825.
The 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, was Monday, August 28 – September 10, 2017.
The 74th Venice International Film Festival 2017 in Venice, Italy was August 30 – September 9, 2017.
The 2017 New York International Salsa Congress at the New York Marriott Marquis in Midtown, Manhattan was August 31 – September 3, 2017.
Spring, Summer, & Fall
Wednesdays & Sundays Pier 45 at Christopher St, West Village
Thursdays at LIC Landing in Long Island City, Queens
Yankees at Yankee Stadium
April – October
American League Championship Series
Yankees lead 3 – 2
Games 6 Minute Maid Park
Friday, October 20, 2017
October 2015 – November 2017
South America: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia
North America: Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama
Europe: France, Portugal, Spain
Playoffs: Peru, Honduras, Italy
Qualifiers end Tuesday, November 14, 2017
New York Puerto Rican writer
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 W 46th St, Times Square
April – October
Citi Field Flushing Meadows – Corona Park, Queens
At the Cardinals
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Most countries celebrate on the second Sunday in May (May 14, 2017). Some celebrate on other days in March, May, August, October, or December.
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.
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.
New York Marriott Marquis
Pre-Events Friday-Thursday, August 25-31, 2017
Festival Thursday-Sunday, August 31 – September 3, 2017
97.9 FM Monday-Saturday
Mega Summer Concert
Madison Square Garden
Thursday & Saturday
August 24 & 26, 2017
Colombian bullerengue collective, Bulla en el Barrio with tambolero Emilsen Pacheco
Thursday, August 24, 2017
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