NYC: The Best Events and Freebies to Check Out This August

NYC: The Best Events and Freebies to Check Out This August

This August, we have events in the city for those who want to stick to a budget, and events outside of NYC for those who are still looking for a summer adventure. Check out our list below for the best events to check out this month.

Keep an eye out for our Lyft trikes around the city this month for discounted rides, goodies, and more!

Keep an eye out for our Lyft trikes around the city this month for discounted rides, goodies, and more!

  1. Brooklyn Music Festival - The Brooklyn Music Festival on Governors Island is a free outdoor event that celebrates all things NYC and Brooklyn. With artists from Brooklyn performing live, this is definitely not to be missed.

  2. Trike Takeover - Our Lyft tricycles are here! Keep an eye out for our team in pink riding the trikes around the city and events. We’ll be giving away discounted Lyft credit, swag and treats through the summer. Our upcoming events include Prospect Park, Rockaway Beach, Williamsburg, and Union Square!

  3. Chronogram Block Party - The Chronogram Block party is back in Kingston, NY for year 5. Filled with live music from The Sweet Clementines, cider from Angry Orchard, a dunk tank to benefit People’s Place, and more. Lyft is now available in all of New York, so take a break from the city life and head to upstate to celebrate at the Chronogram Block Party. New users use code BLOCKPARTY17 to get $10 in Lyft credit.

  4. Shawn Mendes - Shawn Mendes is bringing his Illuminate World Tour to Barclays Center. New users use code BARCLAYSNY17 for $10 off your first 2 rides.

  5. Back to School Week - It’s almost that time of year again, and we have a ton of upcoming back to school events at the end of the month with NYU, Adelphi, and Bed Bath & Beyond. We’ll be giving away back to school swag, discounted Lyft rides, and treats from our trikes. Keep an eye out for us!


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