Fall is almost here! Can you believe it? Check out our guide for the best things to do this month and through October before the cold weather starts to roll in.
Munich on the East River (Sept 28–Oct 7) and Watermark’s Oktoberfest (Sept 21–23, Sept 27–30, Oct 4-7, Oct 11-14)
Bringing the German celebration to NYC, Oktoberfest is one of the most fun experiences for all beer lovers. Take in the fall foliage while you sip your favorite beers, sporting lederhosen, eating delicious German pretzels, and dance with your fellow drinking buddies!
(Photo courtesy of TimeOUT New York, Jonathan McPhall)
Governor’s Island, NYC, Saturday, September 22 12:30-5:30 pm
This is the ultimate experience for the food truck fanatic! Welcome to the Vendy Awards, the first street-food competition series in the U.S.! Taste Jamaican and Indonesian specialties and so much more. Winners are selected based on the public’s votes so make sure you cast your ballots!
(Photo courtesy of TimeOut New York, Clay Williams)
Downtown Brooklyn, Sunday, September 23 starting at 12:00 pm
Explore this MASSIVE street festival filled with food, art, craft breweries and more! Taking over ten blocks in downtown Brooklyn, this festival is going on its 44th year of celebration.
(Photo courtesy of TimeOut New York, Tom Callan, Atlantic Antic)
Bronx Zoo, September 29, 2018 – October 28
Get into the Halloween spirit early by visiting the Bronx Zoo! Each Halloween season, the zoo features a wide variety of spooky attractions such as haunted hayrides, live performances, costume parades and more.
(Photo courtesy of TimeOut New York, Julie Larsen Maher)
New York Hall of Science, Queens, September 22-23
Taking place once a year at the New York Hall of Science, this event features builders and innovators showing off their own unique inventions. Attendees can learn about each invention and how to make their own at home! These inventions include anything from wearable electronics, droid-building, making your own phone, and costume design because science is just plain awesome.
(Photo courtesy of TimeOut New York, Eric Harvey Brown)
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, October 4-7
Join all of your favorite celebrities for this insanely fun pop culture event! Dress in cosplay, attend panels, shop all of the best comic merchandise and have an amazing time escaping into the comic book world for the weekend.
(Photo courtesy of TimeOut New York, Filip Wolak, New York Comic Con 2013)
Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, October 13-15
Coffee lovers, rejoice! Perk up and enjoy watching live latte art while enjoying everything coffee around you.
(Photo courtesy of TimeOut New York, Rodney Bedsole)
Stay tuned for our special list of Halloween events in NYC!