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Summer Sports Events in NYC

August 15, 2019

Summer is a great time to be a sports fan in New York. Whether you’re a soccer fan, tennis fan or if baseball is your sport, there are plenty of upcoming events near the Octagon to pique your interest. Check out the events below taking place in the greater Roosevelt Island area.

NY Baseball Game– As a New Yorker, it’s an exciting time to spend a summer night at the ballpark watching your favorite baseball team play a game! Whether you’re a Yankees fan waiting for the postseason or a Mets fan hoping the team makes it into the post season in the wild card slot, you’ll have a great time at the stadium without a doubt. Both stadiums are accessible via public transportation in and out of Roosevelt Island. For tickets and travel information visit the links below.

U.S. Open- The U.S. Open returns once again to Arthur Ashe stadium for the two-week tournament featuring tennis stars from around the globe. It’s not too late to get tickets for this year’s event, taking place from August 26th – September 8th. While at the game, enjoy delicious food from restaurants in the complex or from local food trucks that will be parked onsite, and keep your eyes peeled for any celebrities that may be in the crowd! Tickets are on sale now and start at $60.

Jets vs. Eagles Preseason Game at MetLife Stadium – Just can’t wait until September 5th for the NFL season to start? You can still gear up for the start of the regular season by heading to MetLife to watch a preseason game. Watch the Jets face off against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, August 29th at 7:00pm. Tickets are still available at the link below.

New York Mets

123-01 Roosevelt Ave Queens, NY 11368

(718) 507-8499

New York Yankees

1 E 161st Bronx, NY 10451

(718) 293-4300

U.S. Open

124-02 Roosevelt Ave Flushing, NY 11368

(718) 760-6200

Jets vs. Eagles Preseason Game

MetLife Stadium

1 Metlife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford, NU 07073

(201) 559-1515

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