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Things to Do in New York City for Fall 2015

Summer is almost over, along with all the movies in the parks, street fairs, free concerts, etc. But there is still a lot of fun events to look forward to this fall! Here is our list of things to do in New York City for fall 2015 – so now you can start your autumn planning!

New York Film Festival – Sept 25-Oct 11
This year will mark the 53rd New York Film Festival. It is one of the biggest and one of the most prestigious film festivals and it will undoubtedly showcases some of the best films that the industry has to offer as just being selected for the New York Film Festival is considered an award in itself.

Mid- Autumn Festival – Sept 26-27
The Mid- Autumn Festival celebrates the end of the autumn harvest and it is an important Chinese holiday. A big part of the festivities is sharing mooncakes, a tasty, decadent treat. During the Mid- Autumn Festival, you would see mooncakes for sale in pretty much every bakery and supermarket in Chinatown so there is no better time to try one!

Madison Square Eats – Until Oct 1
If you are looking to try something new, Madison Square Eats is your best bet. There will many vendors representing a wide range of cuisines so come with an empty stomach! Other outdoor foodie fairs of note include the Atlantic Antic (Sept 27), Hester Street Fair (until Oct 31) and the Prospect Park Food Truck Rally (until Oct 18).

New York Comic Con – Oct 8-11
New York Comic Con is the premier pop culture event on the East Coast. When it comes to panels and events, a huge The Walking Dead and a huge X-Files premier is just the tip of the iceberg. There will also be a huge show floor with a ton of stands selling comics, autographs, video games and a whole lot more.

New York City Wine & Food Festival – Oct 15-18
If New York Comic Con is the biggest pop culture event, then the New York City Wine & Food Festival (NYCWFF) is the premier foodie event on the East Coast. There are a bunch of panels, tastings and classes scheduled and the who’s who in the foodie world will have a presence here.

Village Halloween Parade – Oct 31
The Halloween Parade in the Village is one of the biggest Halloween events in the world. It is always a ton of fun and you never know what to expect so come down in costume and join the fun.

A tour of St Patrick’s Cathedral
An honorable mention goes to taking a tour of the St Patrick’s Cathedral, which was recently renovated and restored. It is a fascinating New York landmark that is full of history.