Out with summer and in with fall! Say goodbye to the beach and hello to warm sweaters, hot tea and cool weather. Here are 10 of the best things to do this fall, right here in the Big Apple.
What: The New York Coffee Festival
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY
When: October 11-13th
Explore all the best flavors (outside of the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte) at this coffee-enthusiast extravaganza.
What: Oktoberfest at Pier 15
Where: Pier 15 78 South Street New York, NY 10038
When: October 5,6,12,13,19,20
Legal drinkers rejoice! This festival brings Germany to New York where you can enjoy all the best imported beers while eating amazing food. I don’t think you need any more reasons to go but just in case, there is an assortment of games and entertainment as well.
What: Watch the leaves change in the Botanical Gardens
Where: 990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
When: All month long!
New York City is not all concrete, you know! Enjoy a bit of nature in the gorgeous Botanical Gardens, where you can watch fall unfold. Not to mention it is a great spot for an Instagram post!
What: Explore all things pumpkin at the Union Square Farmers Market
Where: E 17th St &, Union Square W, New York, 10003
When: Monday, Wed, Fri & Sat,
Pumpkin, pumpkin, pumpkin! Enjoy everything pumpkin from sweets to savory treats!
What: Pumpkin Flotilla
Where: Central Park
When: October 30th
Watch as hundreds of pumpkins float, making Halloween even more magical.
What: Grab a cookie from Levain Bakery
Where: 167 West 74th Street, on the Upper West Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.
When: All month long!
Enjoy a delicious cookie while you take a stroll on the Upper West Side.
What: Explore the Different Events At Green-Wood Cemetery
Where: 500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232
When: All Month Long
Explore the vast options of events taken place at the cemetery, from moonlight strolls, to tours of historic figures, poetry readings, and jazz at night. Learn more, here.
What: The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze
Where: 525 S Riverside Ave, Croton-On-Hudson, NY
When: October 10, 19
There’s more than 7,000 glowing pumpkins! Enough said!
What: Stargaze On The Highline
Where: New York, NY 10011
When: Every Tuesday night!
Head to the Highline each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars through provided high-powered telescopes!
What: Halloween Parade
Where: Greenwich Village
When: October 31st
Dress, up, enjoy the creativity of all the costumes while you stroll around the West Village!