Planning a summer vacation in the city, or a "stay-cation" in Brooklyn? Well, here's here's a quick overview of the month of August's major events in Brooklyn.
**Please note: THIS AUGUST CALENDAR IS A LISTING OF ANNUAL EVENTS that happen every August in Brooklyn. It's organized alphabetically, not by date. For more details on these annual events, please click on the links below. For more details on these annual events, please click on the links below. Also see our current monthly calendar.
And, for travelers:
Bike or walk all the way to Central Park from the Brooklyn Bridge, with no traffic, for a few hours today. What a chance! Learn more.
Attend a week long series of special events celebrating the anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, billed as the " Largest Battle of the Revolutionary War."
Brooklyn Bridge Park: Right over the Brooklyn Bridge is a wonderful park with tons of educational, family friendly, and fun cultural events. You can rent a bike, have a glass of wine, see an outdoor movie, take a ferry to Williamsburg, go kayaking and more from this waterside park near DUMBO. Need Directions? Where to eat?
Prospect Park : Find out all the wonderful events, including kiddie activities such as a zoo and carousel, special classes, and sporting activities in Prospect Park.
Brooklyn's coolest flea market!
6. Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturday, Dancing
Brooklyn's gem. This is a great place to spend Thursday, Friday or Saturday night in August, until the season ends mid month. Nearly free events are held in Prospect Park's band shell, where the Celebrate Brooklyn! series regularly draws crowds of thousands to a richly varied program of music, dance, and film.