New York City Fall Festivals – Fall 2021 NYC Events

NYC Unicycle Festival - New York, NY - Sep 2 to Sep 5, 2021
Enjoy 4 days of one wheeled madness. See public shows, take your turn in a learn-to-ride area, watch unicycle hockey and unicycle basketball, a trails course and workshops. See some of the country’s top competitors, mountain and off road riders and circus performers in action.

Electric Zoo - New York, NY - Sep 3 to Sep 5, 2021
Wild and exciting fun with lots of music and lighting bringing energy to large crowds.

Feast of San Gennaro - New York, NY - Sep 16 to Sep 26, 2021
Held in Little Italy on the streets of lower Manhattan. An annual event for over 90 years dedicated to keeping alive the spirit and faith of the early Italian immigrants.

Catskills Jeep Jamboree - Monticello, NY - Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2021
Bring your 4 wheel drive vehicle for an afternoon of fun plus dinner, camp fire, car cruising, and balance blocks at Rivas Farm

Brooklyn Americana Music Festival - Brooklyn, NY - Sep 16 to Sep 19, 2021
Presents original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time and bluegrass artists.

Coney Island Film Festival - Brooklyn, NY - Sep 17 to Sep 19, 2021
Bring people together to celebrate the power of independent film through cinema and the Coney Island experience, and to provide the South Brooklyn neighborhood of Coney Island, with an educational and cultural experience, that enriches the lives of its citizens and contributes to the local economy. All proceeds from the festival go to the non-profit arts organization Coney Island USA.

Cornwall Fall Festival - Cornwall, NY - Sep 19 to Sep 19, 2021
Two stages of live music, food, free inflatables for kids, pumpkin painting, hay maze, petting zoo, pony rides and apple pie bake-off.

Walk4Hearing New York City - New York, NY - Sep 19 to Sep 19, 2021
Empowers and inspires those affected by hearing loss while raising money for national and local programs that provide information, education, support, and advocacy. Vendors will be on site to provide resources for individuals and families affected by hearing loss.

Germania Oktoberfest - Poughkeepsie, NY - Sep 26 to Sep 26, 2021
Always the weekend after Labor Day. Held at the Germania Festival Grounds. Delicious German foods, Munich beers, baked goods, children’s activities, dancers and singers.

UrbanWorld - New York, NY - Sep 29 to Oct 3, 2021
Unique 5 day film festival includes film screenings, panel discussions, live readings and music performances.

New York Burlesque Festival - New York, NY - Sep 30 to Oct 3, 2021
Enjoy the Teaser Party on Thursday night, the Premiere Party at Brooklyn Bowl on Friday, the Saturday Spectacular at Sony Hall, a Burlesque Bazaar with Legend Panel and Showcase on Sunday followed by the Golden Pastie Awards

Oktoberfest Handcrafted at Rhinebeck - Rhinebeck, NY - Oct 2 to Oct 3, 2021
Held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in charming Rhinebeck, NY, Oktoberfest Handcrafted at Rhinebeck puts a creative spin on the traditional celebration, highlighting all things handcrafted — from beer and wine to homewares and seasonal grub. Also featuring carriage rides, master pumpkin carving demos, live music, a petting zoo and an extensive children’s center, this event will appeal to everyone!

Atlantic Antic Street Festival - Brooklyn, NY - Oct 3 to Oct 3, 2021
One of New York’s oldest and largest festivals, this 10 street block festival features free outdoor performances, live music, hundreds of vendors, specials at many restaurants, pony rides, children’s activities and so much more.

New Yorker Festival - New York, NY - Oct 4 to Oct 10, 2021
For 2021, a virtual event. Annual festival featuring a weekend of conversations and performances onstage in N.Y.C. Film, music, literature, politics, and more, hosted by the New Yorker.

Lower East Side Pickle Day - New York City, NY - Oct 6 to Oct 6, 2021
A dill-ightful collection of merchants fill Orchard Street with the divine scent of brine offering everything from the simple pickle on a stick, to ice cream churned with dill and garnished with gherkins. Also enjoy free activities: giant games, coloring tables, a photobooth and even a giant pickle mascot!

New York Comic Con - New York, NY - Oct 7 to Oct 10, 2021
Over 150,000 attendees make this the largest comic event in the country. Always lots of characters and celebrities signing autographs. Hundreds of vendors plus a memorabilia auction. Great fun for adults and kids. Held at the Javitz Center.

Mill Neck Family’s Apple Festival - Mill Neck, NY - Oct 9 to Oct 10, 2021
For 2021, a drive through experience for fall must-have treats. Normally: Enjoy ripe apples (12 varieties including NY state favorites), handmade crafts, grilled bratwurst, children’s activities, cheese, baked goods, face painting and even a pumpkin patch.

Hester Street Fair - New York, NY - Oct 9 to Oct 9, 2021
Let’s ease into the Fall with crisp local brews, warmed baked goods, and shop for cozy layers that our wardrobes need to be complete. The day’s DJs will be spinning vinyl all day long and will have some records of their own to sell.

Duck Pond Oktoberfest - Demarest, NJ - Oct 9 to Oct 9, 2021
Annual craft show and Oktoberfest with German music, German food, inflatable games and canoe rides. Event is hosted by the Demarest Nature Center.

New York City Wine and Food Festival - New York, NY - Oct 14 to Oct 17, 2021
A four day festival with over 100 events featuring world renowned chefs, wines, and spirits producers. Lots of tasting, autograph signings, workshops, parties, and more, enjoyed by over 55,000 attendees. 100% of proceeds benefit NoKid Hungry and Food Bank For New York City.

Great Fall Festival and Walkathon - Englewood, NJ - Oct 24 to Oct 24, 2021
The Great Fall Festival celebrates autumn with seasonal activities on the beautiful grounds of Flat Rock Brook. This festival is free for members and includes delicious barbecue, live music, and activities. There are games, crafts and pumpkin painting for children. Education staff leads activities to keep kids busy and having fun! Live bluegrass music entertains the whole family throughout the festival.

WhiskyFest New York - New York, NY - Nov 11 to Nov 11, 2021
Held at the Marriott Marquis Times Square, this event features over 350 whiskey samples and a host of free seminars.

New York Coffee Festival - New York, NY - Oct 7 to Oct 9, 2022
Be part of over 12,000 visitors to this caffeinated event featuring food, endless coffee tastings, workshops, demonstrations from world class baristas, street food, live music and art.