Things to do in NYC in September 2018

September things to do in NYC include the US Open, Brazilian Day, Broadway Week, NY International Salsa Congress, and Hispanic Heritage Month.

West Indian Day Parade, J’ouvert, Labor Day Carnival in New York City

Eastern Parkway from Schenectady Ave to Grand Army Plaza
Crown Heights, Brooklyn
Monday, September 4, 2017

Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day

Dom Pedro I declares independence from Portugal
September 7, 1821
Friday, September 7, 2018

National Day of Catalonia commemorates the Siege of Barcelona

September 11, 1714

Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

September 15 – October 15

New York Philharmonic ‘Andsnes, Britten & Saint-Saëns’s Organ Symphony’

David Geffen Hall
Lincoln Center
Thursday – Saturday
February 8 – 10, 2018

91st Feast of San Gennaro 2017 honors the patron saint of Naples, Italy

Mulberry Street, Little Italy
September 14 – 24, 2017
Procession Tuesday, September 19, 2017

69th Primetime Emmy Awards 2017 Drama Director winner Reed Morano

Microsoft Theater
Los Angeles, California
Sunday, September 17, 2017

Off-Broadway Week Summer 2017

On Sale Monday, September 18, 2017
September 25 – October 8, 2017

New York Film Festival 2017

Film Society of Lincoln Center
& Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center
September 28 – October 15, 2017

Metropolitan Opera 2017-18 Season brings Italian culture to New York City

The 2017-18 Season brings 25 works and 5 new productions.
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
Monday – Saturday
Late-September to mid-May

New York City Ballet Fall 2017

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday – Sunday
September 19 – October 15, 2017

UN General Assembly 72

UN Headquarters
Midtown East
General Assembly opens Tuesday, September 12, 2017
General Debate runs through Monday, September 25, 2017

Brazilian Day New York 2017 is the biggest Brazilian event outside Brazil

Little Brazil
46th St at Sixth Avenue
Midtown
Sunday, September 3, 2017

NYFW September 2017 Latin Spring/Summer 2018 Collections

Skylight Clarkson Sq
Hudson Square / SoHo
And around town
September 7 – 13, 2017

137th US Open 2017 Grand Slam Tennis

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
August 28 – September 10
Singles Champions
Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Sloane Stephens (USA)

NYC Broadway Week Summer 2017 2-for-1 tickets

On Sale August 17, 2017
Shows September 4-17, 2017


September 2018 Calendar



This week is part of the August/Labor Day Congressional State Work Period for four weeks from August 6 – September 3. Take this opportunity to tell the politicians who represent you what you think is important at a Town Hall in your region.

It’s Labor Day Weekend!


Saturday, September 1

Celebrate the birthday of Tango Beat ® in Paris, France on September 1, 2009 and New York Latin Culture Magazine on September 1, 2012. We are six years old. Happy birthday to us! Thank you for reading.

September 1 is the first day to send requests for Christmas Midnight Mass tickets to St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown, Manhattan.

50th US Open Men’s & Women’s Round 3 matches are at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 11 am and 7 pm.

Do the Central Park Tango around the Shakespeare Statue at the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6 – 9:15 pm. $10 suggested donation.


Sunday, September 2

Celebrate the birthday of actress Salma Hayek in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico on September 2, 1966.

50th US Open Men’s & Women’s Round of 16 matches are at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 11 am and 7 pm.

Celebrate Brazilian Day New York in Manhattan’s Little Brazil.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. $10 suggested donation.



 

Monday, September 3

Celebrate Labor Day, a national holiday.

2018 NYC Broadway Week runs for two weeks through Sunday, September 16.

New Yorker Festival tickets went on sale in 2017.

50th US Open Men’s & Women’s Round of 16 matches are at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 11 am and 7 pm.

The 2017 West Indian J’Ouvert celebration was in Crown Heights, Brooklyn at 6 am.


Tuesday, September 4

50th US Open Men’s & Women’s Quarter Finals are at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 11 am and 7 pm.


Wednesday, September 5

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. $10 suggested donation.

50th US Open Men’s & Women’s Quarter Finals are at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 11 am and 7 pm.

NYCFC plays Major League Soccer against the New England Revolution at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 7 pm. From $30


Thursday, September 6

New York Fashion Week runs through September 14.

The 2018 Toronto International Film Festival runs through September 16.

Celebrate Roberto Clemente Day when Major League Baseball remembers the humanitarian example of the Puerto Rican Hall of Famer.

The 2017 Crossing the Line Festival at FIAF (French Institute Alliance Française) ran through October 15.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. Take the East River ferry to Hunters Point South from East 34th St, Wall St, or Brooklyn ferry stops. $10 suggested donation.

50th US Open Women’s Semi Finals are at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 7 pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Beginner lesson at 7 pm. (Mention New York Latin Culture Magazine to Juan Pablo for something special). Intermediate lesson at 8 pm. Dancing from 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, September 7

Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day (from Portugal) on September 7, 1822.

The 50th US Open Mixed Doubles Final or Men’s Doubles Final is at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 12 noon. Men’s Semi Finals are at 4 pm.


Saturday, September 8

Celebrate the Feast of the Nativity of Mary.

New Amsterdam (part of the Spanish Netherlands) became New York on September 8, 1624.

The 2018 Venice International Film Festival ends in Venice, Italy.

The 50th US Open Mixed Doubles Final or Men’s Doubles Final is at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 12 noon. The Women’s Final is at 4 pm.

NYCFC plays Major League Soccer against DC United at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 3:30 pm. It’s Hispanic Heritage Day presented by Goya. From $30

Do the Central Park Tango around the Shakespeare Statue at the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6 – 9:15 pm. $10 suggested donation.

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan. Beginner and Intermediate lessons at 9 pm. Dancing from 10 pm – 5 am. $18


Sunday, September 9

Tickets for the 2017 Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center went on sale on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 11 am. They sell-out.

LAST CHANCE to see the sculpture and performance exhibition by Guatemalan artist Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa: The House at Kawinal at the New Museum in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 11 am – 6 pm.

The 2018 Central American Parade & Festival is in Tremont and Crotona Park, The Bronx.

The 2018 US Open Women’s Doubles Final is at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 12 noon. The Men’s Final is at 4 pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. $10 suggested donation.

Celebrate the start of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year 5779. L’shanah tovah.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening. Free (donation recommended)



Monday, September 10

Celebrate the birthday of José Feliciano, the multiple Grammy-winning folk singer who wrote the Spanish Christmas classic Feliz Navidad, in Lares, Puerto Rico in 1945.

Single tickets go on sale for the 2018 New York Film Festival at 12 noon.

The Brooklyn Book Festival at Brooklyn Borough Hall runs through September 17.


Tuesday, September 11

Remember September 11, 2001, a day that affected all peoples.

Celebrate the National Day of Catalonia (La Diada Nacional de Catalunya).

Celebrate the end of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. L’shanah tovah.

Celebrate Al-Hijrah, the start of Muslim New Year, at sunset.


Wednesday, September 12

Celebrate the birthday of the world’s first-call rumbero Pedrito Martinez in Havana, Cuba on September 12, 1973.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. $10 suggested donation.


Thursday, September 13

The 2018 Feast of San Gennaro in Manhattan’s Little Italy opens today. Through September 23.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. Take the East River ferry to Hunters Point South from East 34th St, Wall St, or Brooklyn ferry stops. $10 suggested donation.

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Beginner lesson at 7 pm. (Mention New York Latin Culture Magazine to Juan Pablo for something special). Intermediate lesson at 8 pm. Dancing from 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, September 14

London Fashion Week starts today.


Saturday, September 15

Celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15.

Celebrate Costa Rican, Salvadoran, Guatemalan, Honduran, Nicaraguan, and Mexican Independence Day from Spain in 1810.

Do the Central Park Tango around the Shakespeare Statue at the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6 – 9:15 pm. $10 suggested donation.


Sunday, September 16

Celebrate the birthday of Puerto Rican-American Salsa singer Marc Anthony in New York City on September 16, 1968.

The 2018 African – American Day Parade is on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd from 111th St to 136th St in Harlem, Manhattan on Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 1 – 6 pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. $10 suggested donation.



Monday, September 17

Delacroix, an exhibition of work by the French Romantic artist, opens at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 10 am – 5:30 pm. The exhibition is on view daily through January 6, 2019. $25

The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards are broadcast live on NBC today from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.

Bryant Park presents New York City Opera in the park with excerpts from Rossini’s Italian opera Barber of Seville at Bryant Park in Midtown, Manhattan from 6 – 7 pm. FREE


Tuesday, September 18

Celebrate Chilean Independence Day (from Spain) on September 18, 1810. ¡Junta queremos!

The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly starts today. The big shots assemble next week.

London Fashion Week ends today.

Celebrate the start of Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, at sundown. Through sundown Wednesday.


Wednesday, September 19

Milan Fashion Week starts.

19th Latin Grammy Awards nominations are announced online today.

Celebrate the Feast of San Gennaro. There is a procession in Manhattan’s Little Italy at 6 pm.


Thursday, September 20

The New York Philharmonic opens its 2018-2019 season with new conductor Jaap Van Zweden conjuring Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. 

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. Take the East River ferry to Hunters Point South from East 34th St, Wall St, or Brooklyn ferry stops. $10 suggested donation.

The 2017 NY Art Book Fair opened with a preview at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens. The fair ran Friday – Saturday, September 22 – 24, 2017 from 6 – 9 pm. $10

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Beginner lesson at 7 pm. (Mention New York Latin Culture Magazine to Juan Pablo for something special). Intermediate lesson at 8 pm. Dancing from 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, September 21


Saturday, September 22

Do the Central Park Tango around the Shakespeare Statue at the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6 – 9:15 pm. $10 suggested donation.


Sunday, September 23

Celebrate the start of Fall in the northern hemisphere (and Spring in the southern hemisphere).

The 2018 Feast of San Gennaro in Manhattan’s Little Italy ends today.

The 2018 Queens Hispanic Parade marches on Northern Blvd. from 69th St to 86th St in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 12 noon.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. $10 suggested donation.

Celebrate Sukkot (The Feast of Tabernacles) at sundown. It’s the Jewish harvest festival that commemorates forty years of wandering in the desert after the Exodus. Through sundown Sunday, September 30.



Monday, September 24

Celebrate  the Santería feast of Obatalá.

The Metropolitan Opera 2018 – 2019 season opens with a new production of Saint-Saëns’ French opera Samson et Dalila at The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 6 pm. From $25


Tuesday, September 25

The first high-level General Debate of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly starts today.

Milan Fashion Week ends.

Paris Fashion Week begins. It runs through October 3.

It’s the SEASON OPENING of the Metropolitan Opera’s La Bohème at The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25


Wednesday, September 26

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. $10 suggested donation.

NYCFC plays Major League Soccer against the Chicago Fire at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 7 pm. Giveaway Borough Patch to first 10,000 fans. From $30

It’s the SEASON OPENING of the Metropolitan Opera’s Aida at The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25


Thursday, September 27

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. Take the East River ferry to Hunters Point South from East 34th St, Wall St, or Brooklyn ferry stops. $10 suggested donation.

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Beginner lesson at 7 pm. (Mention New York Latin Culture Magazine to Juan Pablo for something special). Intermediate lesson at 8 pm. Dancing from 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, September 28

The Metropolitan Opera presents Saint-Saëns’ French opera Samson et Dalila at The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25


Saturday, September 29

Celebrate National Coffee Day!

The Metropolitan Opera presents La Bohème at The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 12:30 pm. From $25

Do the Central Park Tango around the Shakespeare Statue at the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6 – 9:15 pm. $10 suggested donation.

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan. Beginner and Intermediate lessons at 9 pm. Dancing from 10 pm – 5 am. $18


Sunday, September 30

The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly ends today.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. $10 suggested donation.

October calendar


 September Events



Central Park Tango is a romantic way to spend a Summer Saturday evening

JUNE – SEPTEMBER Saturdays
Shakespeare Statue at the south end of The Mall
Central Park, Manhattan
Saturday, June 23, 2018

La Marina Beach is a great Washington Heights Party on the River

MAY – SEPTEMBER
La Marina
Washington Heights, Manhattan
Wakanda Beach Party
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Afro Carnival
Saturday, June 23, 2018

SummerStage 2018 FREE concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
~ Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series
Williamsbridge Oval
Norwood, The Bronx
~ Mariza / Noiserv / Renato Diz Fado
Central Park SummerStage
Saturday, June 23, 2018

New York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field

Cuban, Dominican, Italian, Mexican & Venezuelan players.
Citi Field Flushing Meadows – Corona Park, Queens
MARCH – SEPTEMBER
Mets vs Pirates
Monday – Wednesday
June 25 – 27, 2018
Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Fri, Jun 22. Loss 2 – 5
Sat, Jun 23
Sun, Jun 24

VolvoTango is an outdoor milonga with stunning river views

APRIL – NOVEMBER & warm days
THURSDAYS
Long Island City Landing, Queens
WEDNESDAYS & SUNDAYS
Pier 45, West Village
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx

Yankee Stadium
Concourse, The Bronx
March – September
YANKEES VS RED SOX
Fri, Jun 29
Sat, Jun 30
Sun, Jul 1

‘Hamilton’ is the most influential Broadway show of our generation

The playwright is a Puerto Rican New Yorker.
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 West 46th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Times Square / Theater District
Dark Mondays
Open-ended run

Writer Chazz Palminteri joins cast of ‘A Bronx Tale’ musical on Broadway

Longacre Theatre
Times Square / Theater District
Tuesday – Sunday
NOW PLAYING
Through November 18, 2018

Speak to your members of Congress at a local Town Hall Meeting

Independence Day State Work Period
Monday – Friday
July 2 – 6, 2018

Bryant Park presents New York City Opera ~ ‘The Crucible’

Bryant Park
Midtown, Manhattan
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
FREE

Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa: The House at Kawinal at the New Museum

Literature, folklore, magic and childhood memories in this Guatemalan performance art installation and sculpture exhibition.
New Museum
Lower East Side, Manhattan
June 6 – September 9, 2018
Closed Mondays

Rosh Hashanah 2018 starts the Jewish Year 5779 ~ L’shanah tovah

L’shanah tovah
Wednesday-Friday
September 9 – 11, 2018

Mexican Independence Day celebrates “El Grito de Dolores”

¡Viva México!
September 16, 1810

Fall starts on the September Equinox (North) or March Equinox (South)

Southern hemisphere
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Northern hemisphere
Sunday, September 23, 2018

‘La Frontera Encounters Along the Border’ crosses over the MAD Museum

A meditation of thoughtful jewelry inspired by the hope and pain spread along the 2,000 mile-long Mexican – American border.
Museum of Arts and Design
Midtown, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
March 1 – September 23, 2018

Heavenly Bodies Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

The Costume Institute creates a pilgrimage that explores the influence of Roman Catholic imagery on fashion designers.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Met Cloisters
Washington Heights / Inwood, Manhattan
Daily
May 10 – October 8, 2018

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

Central American artifacts
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
Financial District
EXTENDED
Through October 2018
FREE

Watch Atléti vs Eibar (La Liga) with Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid NY

2018 UEFA Europa League Champions
Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid NY
Football Factory at Legends
Koreatown, Manhattan
Atlético Madrid vs Eibar
(End of La Liga Season)
Saturday, May 19, 2018

UEFA Champions League Final 2017-2018 ~ Real Madrid Threepeat

The world’s most respected club soccer tournament.
September – May
FINAL
Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool
Saturday, May 26, 2018

Miss America 2018

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Live on ABC
Sunday, September 10, 2017

Celebrate Al-Hijra, the Muslim New Year 1440

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Chilean Independence Day

September 18, 1810
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada S/S 18 at Fashion Designers of Latin America

Spain’s Queen of Hearts
Fashion Designers of Latin America (formerly Uptown Fashion Week)
Skyline Hotel
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

12th NY Art Book Fair 2017 is for art book lovers

MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, Queens
Preview September 21
September 22 – 24, 2017

74th Venice International Film Festival 2017 launches award winning films

Palazzo del Cinema
Lido island, Venice, Italy
August 30-September 9, 2017

Fashion Designers of Latin America September 2017 Spring/Summer 2018

(formerly Uptown Fashion Week)
Skyline Hotel
725 Tenth Ave
Hell’s Kitchen
Wednesday – Friday
September 13 – 15, 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


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