Funtober Fall Festivals

Fall New York Festivals

Our list of fall festivals in New York has an impressive number of fall and harvest festivals.  Once you have finished Oktoberfest in NY, your task will be to choose which festival you would like to attend next.  From looking at the list, it seems like almost every community wants to get in the act with a September and October festival.  So you should be able to find one in 2013 that is convenient to your location without too much trouble.

September 2014:

Hudson Valley Garlic Festival – Saugerties, NY – September 27-28, 2014
Cuba Garlic Festival – Cuba, NY – September 20-21, 2014
Mohawk Valley Garlic & Herb Festival – Little Falls, NY – September 13, 2014
Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival – Hemlock, NY – September 20-21, 2014
New York State Festival of Balloons – Dansville, NY – Aug 29 – September 1, 2014
Adirondack Balloon Festival – Queensbury, NY – September 18-21, 2014
SRA Tail of the Fish Regatta – Schuylerville, NY – September 27, 2014
Coney Island Film Festival – Brooklyn, NY - September 19-21, 2014
Urban World – September 17-21, 2014
Utica Music & Arts Fest – Utica, NY – September 12-13, 2014
Catskill Chill Music Festival – Hancock, NY – September 5-7, 2014
Electric Zoo – Randall’s Island Park, NYC – Aug 29-31, 2014
The Great New York State Fair – Syracuse, NY – August 21 – September 1, 2014
Capital Region Apples & Wine Festival – Altamont, NY – September 13-14, 2014
Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest – High Falls, NY – September 6-7, 2014
Hammer and Claws Blue Crab Feast – NYC, NY – September 27, 2014
Hudson Valley Apple Festival – Germantown, NY – September 20, 2014
Sharon Springs Harvest Festival – Sharon Springs, NY – September 20-21, 2014
Canaseraga Fall Harvest Festival – Canaseraga, NY – September 20-21, 2014
Inlet Fall Festival – Inlet, NY – September 20-21, 2014
Reinstein Woods Annual Fall Festival – Depew, NY – September 20, 2014
Hudson Valley Harvest Festival – New Platz, NY – September 20-21, 2014
AppleUmpkin Festival – Wyoming, NY – September 27-28, 2014
Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival – Greenwich, NY – September 27-28, 2014
Ballpark Brew Bash – Buffalo, NY – September 20, 2014
Monroe Cheese Festival – Monroe, NY – September 13, 2014
Harvest Festival at Bethel Woods – Bethel, NY – Sept 7, 2014
Cornwall Fall Festival – Cornwall, NY – September 21, 2014
Sodus Harvest Fest – Sodus, NY – September 27, 2014
Upper Broadway Fall Festival – New York, NY – September 28, 2014
Harvest Festival at Farmer’s Museum – Cooperstown, NY – September 13-14, 2014
Lexington Avenue Fall Festival – New York, NY – September 14, 2014
New York Oyster Week – NYC, NY – September 12-28, 2014
Atlantic Antic Street Festival – Brooklyn, NY – September 28, 2014
Western New York Fiber Festival – South Wales, NY – September 27, 2014
Sag Harbor American Music Festival – Sag Harbor, NY – September 26-27, 2014

October 2014:

Garlic Festival at the Farmer’s Market-Warrensburg – Warrensburg, NY – October 10, 2014
Cohocton Fall Foliage Festival – Cohocton, NY – October 4-5, 2014
Woodstock Film Festival – Woodstock, NY – October 15-19, 2014
CMJ Music Marathon – New York, NY – October 21-25, 2014
Long Island Oyster Festival – Oyster Bay, NY – October 18-19, 2014
Hallowine – Upstate NY – October 17-19, 2014
New York City Wine & Food Festival – New York, NY – October 16-19, 2014
Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival – Ithaca, NY – October 3-5, 2014
Warwick Applefest – Warwick, NY – October 5, 2014
LaFayette Apple Festival – LaFayette, NY – October 11-12, 2014
Norwich Pumpkin Festival – Norwich, NY – October 3-4, 2014
Beacon Waterfront Pumpkin Festival – Beacon, NY – October 12, 2014
Great Cortland Pumpkinfest – Cortland, NY – October 4-5, 2014
Ellicottville Fall Festival – Ellicottville, NY – October 11, 2014
Broadway Fall Festival – New York, NY – October 11, 2014
Walden Harvest Fest – Walden, NY – October 4, 2014
Falling Leaves Festival – Salamanca, NY – October 3-5, 2014
NYS Sheep & Wool Festival – Rhinebeck, NY – October 18-19, 2014
Newark Valley Apple Festival – Newark Valley, NY – October 4-5, 2014
Montauk Fall Festival – Montauk, NY – October 11-12, 2014
Halloween Harvest Festival – Long Island City, NY – October 25, 2014
Gore Mountain Harvest Fest – North Creek, NY – October 11-12, 2014
New York Comic Con – New York, NY – October 9-12, 2014
The Great Pumpkin Festival – Oswego, NY – Oct 4-5, 2014
Mill Neck Manor Fall Harvest Festival – Mill Neck, NY – Oct 11-12, 2014
Brooklyn Bridge Park Harvest Festival – New York, NY – Oct 25, 2014
Yorktown Fall Festival & Street Fair – Yorktown, NY – Oct 12, 2014
Queens Botanical Harvest Fest – Flushing, NY – October 19, 2014

Critz Farms – Fall Harvest Celebration – Cazenovia, NY
2014 Theme:  Wicked Witch from Wizard of Oz
Family farm with ongoing farm activities, special events, festivals, and a terrific Wicked Witch corn maze.  Their Fall Harvest Celebration runs from September 13th through October 26th, 2014.  Come out every weekend for lots of fun things to do.

Kendall Scarecrow Festival – Kendall, NY – October 4, 2014
New Yorker Festival – New York, NY – October 10-12, 2014

More October Festivals:

Pumpkin Chunkin’ & Fall Festival – Penfield, NY

Other September festivals:

Colonie Harvest Fest – Loudonville, NY – September 5, 2013

Fall festivals in New York where we still need to find 2014 dates:

Harlem Harvest Festival – New York, NY – Last Year’s Date: October 6, 2012
Malone Harvest Festival
Pinnacle Fall Festival
Korean Harvest Festival – New York, NY
Harlem Harvest Festival – New York, NY
Sherman Creek Park Harvest Festival – New York, NY
Adirondack Harvest Festival – Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Savannah Potato Festival – Savannah, NY
Pumpkin Festival : New York City Department of Parks & Recreation – New York, NY
Cambridge Valley Apple Festival – Cambridge, NY – Last Year’s Date: October 6, 2012
Staten Island Jazz Festival – Staten Island, NY – Last Year’s Date: October 20, 2012
Sanborn Winetique Festival – Sanborn, NY – Last Year’s Date: October 14, 2012
Gotham Screen International Film Festival – New York, NY – Last Year’s Dates: October 4-14, 2012
Fairport Scarecrow Festival – Fairport, NY – Last Year’s Date: October 13, 2012

Find other fun things to do in New York:

Oktoberfest in New York
New York Corn Mazes
New York Ghost Tours
Haunted Houses in New York
New York Pumpkin Patches

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