Close out summer with some of the best events NYC has to offer! I love New York all year but summer is so much fun with even more to see and do than you ever thought possible. I wanted to share some of my favorite upcoming events with you for your upcoming trip, or if you are a local looking to enjoy the city to the fullest before the cold winds blow.
- U.S. Tennis Open 2022
US Open Fan Week is back and better than ever. From Tuesday, August 23 through Sunday, August 28 take advantage of free admission to the grounds to witness the US Open Qualifying tournament as well as a variety of tennis, family and music entertainment! Visit https://www.usopen.org/en_US/about/us_open_fan_week.html for more info!
- Lady Gaga in Concert at MetLife Stadium
Ok, so technically NJ but worth including! Lady Gaga will perform on August 11th at MetLife Stadium and, as always, it’s sure to be an amazing show. Visit https://www.ticketmaster.com/lady-gaga-the-chromatica-ball-east-rutherford-new-jersey-08-11-2022/event/00005862E4F37E16?landing=c to score your tickets!
- New York City Restaurant Week
For a foodie like me, this is the end all, be all. I would argue NYC has the best restaurants in the world with every imaginable cuisine represented. New York City Restaurant Week is July 18-August 21 this summer and price tiers are $30, $45 and $60. You can see the full list of NYC Restaurant Week participants right here: https://www.nycgo.com/restaurant-week/
- Sun Sets at The Met
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new Sun Sets, a weekly music series with a rotating lineup of DJs from the city’s dance music underground runs through September 3. Sun Sets is free with Museum admission. Visit https://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-live-arts/sun-sets for more details.
- Blues BBQ Festival
Send the summer out in style with some of the biggest names in barbecue and blues! Enjoy ribs, pulled pork, beer and great music! Performers include Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers, Jackie Venson, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Bette Smith and Don Bryant. And admission is free! https://hudsonriverpark.org/visit/events/event/blues-bbq-festival-2022/
Whether you like sports, music, food, or drinks you will find something you love out of these suggestions, guaranteed! Get out there and take advantage of all this city has to offer to make lasting memories before summer comes to a close.