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
1 E 161st Bronx, NY 10451
124-02 Roosevelt Ave Flushing, NY 11368
vs. Eagles Preseason Game
1 Metlife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford, NU 07073