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Events Near Times Square This August

August Times Square EventsThere's never a dull moment in the city that never sleeps and while it's easy to get caught up in so much to see and do on any normal day; the special events are not to be missed at all. There is no shortage of special events being held in the month of August and you can find out great details at www.nycgo.com as well as links to other event sites. No matter what you decide to do, getting there from your Times Square hotel is pretty easy. NYC Restaurant week: This is one event that no human on Earth should miss out on. Still ongoing until the middle of August, this event showcases the very best of all NYC dining with deep discounts on lunch and dinner. Be sure to check out the event site for more details on which Times Square restaurants are participating and be sure to book ahead as many of them fill up quickly. Washington Square Art Exhibit: Art and pop culture has always been one of the biggest selling points for NYC and this exhibit shows you exactly why. Every major NYC artist for the last 80 years has had work displayed and the trend continues today. Although the exact dates are still TBA, the event always takes place in the last weeks of August and into the first week of September. This event is always held in Washington Park, which is a short trip from your Times Square location. The U.S Open: Always held every year starting August 26th, the open is held in a different location each year and Flushing Meadows gets the nod this year. All of tennis' biggest stars are sure to be there as Serena Williams hopes to repeat last year's performance. Get in on this one now since tickets are limited. Although you will need to reach this venue via subway, the trip from Times Square isn't too long at all.