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6 NYC Summer Moments to Experience this August

July 31, 2017

Now is the time to turn your summer in NYC dreams to memorable summer in NYC experiences. Here are six of our favorite things to do in NYC this August.

Catch a Film in the Park at the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival

Watch a classic movie on the big screen under the NYC stars at Bryant Park. Enjoy all time favorites such as All That Jazz and Dirty Dancing, with the stunning Midtown Manhattan Skyline as your backdrop. Come alone or bring your friends and family, it's FREE!

When: June 19 – August 21, 2017

Where: Bryant Park, between 41 and 42 Streets and between 5th and 6th Avenues

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Experience a Car Free Park Avenue with Summer Streets NYC 

On the first three Saturdays in August, seven miles of Park Avenue connecting Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, will become a car free oasis. From 7am – 1pm enjoy free activities that include rock climbing, a 270-foot water slide, a 165-foot zip line, and musical performances. This is a must NYC Summer moment!

When: August 5, 12, & 19th, 2017

Where: Park Avenue, (between East 72nd and Chambers Streets)

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Visit Governors Island

Escape the city to Governors Island now through October 1, 2017 and experience why New Yorkers want to keep this island a secret. Just 800 yards from lower Manhattan, Governors Island feels like a world away with its 172 acres of green space and diverse cultural activities, events, and festivals. On summer weekends, hop on the NYC Ferry and take the scenic route along the East River.

When: Now – Oct. 31, 2017

Hours: Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm. Weekends 10am – 7pm

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See the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in Queens, NYC!

 

Head out to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park and experience the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival. Watch over 100 teams from around the world race their boats to the beat of the boat’s drummer at this Chinese tradition inspired festival.

When: August 6-7, 2017

Where: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

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Enjoy the Taste of Tennis in NYC

Get ready for all the US Open action at annual Citi Taste of Tennis. Enjoy delicious food prepared by many top chefs at the event, while catching a glimpse of or taking a selfie with your favorite tennis players here for the US Open.

When: August 24, 2017

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See your Tennis Stars Play Under Stars at the 2017 US OPEN

New York City becomes the center of the tennis universe with the 2017 US Open Grand Slam featuring world-class tennis players! Watch your favorite star player at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for two weeks, starting August 28, 2017.

When: August 28 – September 10, 2017

Where: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing, Queens

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WHERE TO STAY IN NEW YORK CITY

 

The Tuscany - A St Giles Signature Hotel, Murray Hill, Midtown East Manhattan

For offer details, please book direct at www.StGiles.com

 

The Court - A St Giles Hotel, Murray Hill, Midtown Manhattan

For offer details, please book direct at www.StGiles.com.

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