Things to Do in New York City for Fall 2014
Summer is about come to a close but there are still a lot of fun things to do in New York City for the Fall that we are very excited about! There is a little something for everyone with events ranging from the Feast of San Gennaro to New York Comic Con.
Feast of San Gennaro – September 11 to 21
This year marks the 88th annual Feast of San Gennaro and it probably is one of the best times of the year to visit Little Italy! During San Gennaro, the streets of Little Italy are packed with people and stands selling authentic Italian foods such as sausage and pepper sandwiches, zeppoles and cannolis. There are also games, souvenirs, entertainment and a whole lot more.
New York Oyster Week – September 11 to 28
Around the same time as the Feast of San Gennaro is New York Oyster Week. There are participating restaurants and events throughout the city for two weeks, all celebrating the scrumptious oyster. One event to especially look out for is The Stone Street Oyster Festival, Manhattan’s outdoor largest oyster festival.
Vendy Awards – September 13
The Vendy Awards is a celebration of New York City street food and it highlights the best food trucks and food carts that the city has to offer. The Vendy Awards is a ticketed event on Governors Island where you can sample all of these delicious foods.
New York Comic Con – October 9 to 12
For four days, New York City becomes the mecca of pop culture. Be sure to check out our cheap lunch option near New York Comic Con blog post, if you are going.
New York City Wine & Food Festival – October 16 to 19
Food Network’s annual New York City Wine and Food Festival is probably the biggest foodie event in the city year after year. There are special dinners, events and tastings all over the city, featuring chefs from all around the country like Dominique Ansel, Mario Batali and Daniel Boulud.
Cider Week NYC – October 24 to November 2
If you love cider, be on the lookout for Cider Week NYC. Their calendar of events will be posted on their site soon.
NYC Craft Beer Festival – October 31 to November 1
Beer lovers can’t miss the NYC Craft Beer Festival. For only about $50, you can taste some of the best beers from the best breweries in the world.
Alton Brown Live! – November 15
Last but certainly not least, Alton Brown is one of the stars of the Food Network and he is taking his show on the road. Alton Brown’s shows are known to be wildly entertaining and educational so it is sure to be a good time.