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Seven Fun Things to Do in New York City, Fall 2019

Pat LaFrieda Short Rib Platter

Happy fall! As it gets a bit cooler, the fall is actually where you can find some of the biggest events in New York City. With everything from a huge food festival to one of the biggest parades in the world, here are seven fun things to do in New York City, fall 2019.

New York Comic Con

New York Comic Con

P.C.: yelp, Jason P.

New York Comic Con (October 3 – 6) is easily one of the premier pop culture events in New York City. There is something for everyone. You can meet celebrities like Tom Hiddleston and Paul Rudd, get sneak peaks of your favorite movies and TV shows, buy rare collectibles and so much more!

Watch the Yankees Postseason Run

Yankee Stadium

P.C.: Yankee Stadium

Unfortunately, the Mets just missed out on the playoffs but the Yankees have a great shot at being world champions, again. If you can get postseason tickets to Yankee Stadium, it is sure to be electric and if you can’t there will be fun viewing parties all over New York City.

New York Wine & Food Festival

New York Wine & Food Festival

P.C.: yelp, Nicole C.

Every year the New York Wine & Food Festival (October 11 – 13) is one of the most exciting foodie events in the city. It features cooking classes, tastings and meet ups with world class chefs. This year features events with some of the biggest chefs in the world like Robert Irvine, Andrew Zimmern, Amanda Freitag, Rachael Ray, Masaharu Morimoto and Alex Guarnaschelli, just to name a few.

The New York Coffee Festival

New York Coffee Festival

P.C.: instagram, NewYorkCoffeeFestival

On the same weekend as the New York Wine & Food Festival, there is also the New York Coffee Festival at the Metropolitan Pavilion (October 11 – 13). If you love coffee, this is a must. There will even be a coffee competition this year, Roast Masters, which will look for the best specialty coffee roasters in the world.

Village Halloween Parade

Village Halloween Parade

P.C.: wikipedia, InSapphoWeTrust

There is no better way to celebrate Halloween than checking out the Village Halloween Parade. It is one of the biggest Halloween parades in the world. You just never know what you can find there and we love that!

The New York City Marathon

New York City Marathon

P.C.: wikipedia, Martineric

Whether you participate in the annual New York City Marathon (November 1) or just want to root for all the runners, it is sure to be a fun time! The marathon goes through all five boroughs and ends at Central Park.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Macys Thanksgiving Parade Santa Claus

P.C.: wikipedia, tweber1

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade has been a fun Thanksgiving tradition for generations. It is in fact one of the biggest parades in the world and it is the second oldest parade in the United States. There is nothing like seeing huge balloons of your favorite characters floating down New York City’s streets. Plus Santa Claus at the end of the parade symbolizes the start of the holiday season!