Guide: Festivals happening in New York City

Here is a guide for some festivals happening in New York City.

News 12 Staff

Jul 7, 2022, 7:03 PM

Updated 550 days ago

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Guide: Festivals happening in New York City
Are you looking for somewhere fun to go this fall?  Look no further. Here is a guide for some festivals happening in New York City. Please check with the organization before heading out. Dates and times are subject to change.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Winter Festivals

NYC Winter Lantern Festival: Illuminate the Farm
Location: Queens County Farm
Queens
Date: Nov. 11-Jan. 8, 2023
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Amaze Light Festival
Location: Citi Field
Queens
Date: Nov. 20-Jan. 8, 2023
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Editor's Note: This list will be updated monthly.
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PAST EVENTS

The Rooftop at Pier 17’s concert series
Location: Pier 17
New York City
Dates: July-October
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Pickleball Festival 
Location: St. Mary's Park
The Bronx
Date: July 9
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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Festival
Location: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
The Bronx
Date: July 6-17
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Latin American Foto Festival
Location: Bronx Documentary Center
The Bronx
Date: July 14
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Mott Haven Film Festival - Mini 2022 
Location: Kreate Hub
The Bronx
Date: July 23
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Seltzerland
Pier 36
Manhattan
Date: Aug. 6
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Brooklyn Rum Festival 
Location: The Brooklyn Monarch
12 Meadow St. Brooklyn
Dates: Aug. 13
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Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC
Location: Pier I in Riverside Park South
West 70th Street
Manhattan
Date: Aug. 20
Time: 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
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Harlem Meer Performance Festival
Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center in Central Park 
110th Street between Lenox Avenue and Fifth Avenue
Manhattan
Date: Aug. 21
Time: 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
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Electric Zoo 3.0
Location: Randall's Island Park
New York City
Dates: Sept. 2-4
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Poetry Festival
Location: Governors Island 
New York City
Dates: Sept. 10-11
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Afropunk Festival
Location: Commodore Barry Park
Brooklyn
Dates: Sept. 10-11
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Harvest Festival
Location: Field 62 - 63 in Randall's Island Park
Manhattan
Date: Oct. 1
Time: 12 p.m.-3 p.m.
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Medieval Festival
Location: Fort Tryon Park, Manhattan 
Date: Oct. 2
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SummerStage Festival
Location: Central Park
New York City
Dates: June-October
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Cider Week
Locations TBD
Dates: Sept. 29-Oct. 9
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New York Comic Con
Location: Javits Center
New York City
Dates: Oct. 6-9
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The New York Coffee Festival
Location: Metropolitan Pavilion
New York 
Dates: Oct. 7-9
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Summers on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival
Location: Little Red Lighthouse in Fort Washington Park 
Manhattan
Date: Oct. 8
Time: 12 p.m.-4 p.m.
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New York City Wine and Food Festival
Locations: Varies 
New York City
Dates: Oct. 13-16
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Fall Festival at St. James Park
Location: St. James Park
The Bronx
Date: Oct. 15 from 12 p.m.-4 p.m.
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Hike-toberfest
Location: Van Cortlant House Museum
The Bronx
Date: Oct. 15 from 1:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
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Oktoberfest at the Graffiti Garden
Location: Hotel Indigo Williamsburg
500 Metropolitan Ave.
Brooklyn
Dates: Oct. 15-16 from 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Entry: Admission is free; food and beverage will be available for purchase at participating stalls.
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Brooklyn Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival: Fall Edition
Location: Industry City Courtyard 5/6
34th Street and 2nd Avenue
Brooklyn
Date: Oct. 22
Time: Two sessions - 2 p.m.-5 p.m.; 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
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Hallowscream Fright Walk and Fall Festival
Location: Rotunda in J. Hood Wright Recreation Center
351 Fort Washington Ave.
Manhattan
Date: Oct. 22
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Fall Festival at Soundview Park
Location: Soundview Park
The Bronx
Date: Oct. 22
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OktoberFest
Location: Watermark – Waterfront Bar
Pier 15, 78 South St.
Dates: Sept. 2-Oct. 31
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Boo at the Zoo
Location: Bronx Zoo
The Bronx
Dates: Oct. 2-31
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The New York Comedy Festival
Location: Various locations
New York
Dates: Nov. 7-13
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