Fall in New York City is one of our favorite times of year. With crisp breezes marking the end of the summer heat and fall festivals popping up on every corner, it is easy to see why this season is a favorite among newcomers and long-time residents alike. Trying to navigate the many options available? The following are some of the best things going on this September in NYC:
- Fall at the Queens County Farm Museum
A series of fall events awaits you at the Queens County Farm Museum, starting with the Queens County Fair on September 21st and 22nd. Enjoy pumpkin patches, apple picking and harvest fun throughout September and October, culminating with the Children’s Halloween Festival on October 27th.
- Brooklyn Book Festival
One of the city’s largest open literary events, this festival showcases everything from bookstores to publishers to readings and panel discussions. Join everyone on September 22nd for the big outdoor festival day at Borough Hall.
- The Feast of San Gennaro
One of the most famous of Little Italy’s events, this culinary delight attracts guests from around the world. With a never-ending array of Italian street fair, you can enjoy music, food, demonstrations adn the procession of the statue of San Gennaro.
- New York Film Festival
Another icon of NYC, the New York Film Festival has played host to some of the world’s greatest fimmakers of all time. New York City audiences enjoy the full spectrum of genres and features from September 27th through October 13th.
- Global Citizen Festival
Looking for one day to blow you away? The Global Citizen Festival is packed with some of the biggest celebrities, all of whom are working to raise awareness against poverty, hunger, and climate change throughout the world. Take action to save the world in order to secure your tickets to this festival on Central Park’s Great Lawn.
- Bronx Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo
Have little ones to entertain? Take the entire family up to the Bronx Zoo between late September and early November to enjoy family-friendly activities including magic shows, pumpkin carving, costume parade, and trick-or-treating! (Plus the animals of course!)
- New York at Its Core
Want to go back to the roots of New York City? Starting September 16th the newest permanent exhibit at the Musuem of the City of New York traces the city’s history from Dutch village all the way to Capital of the World.