Annual Brazilian Day Festival
Sunday, September 2
With a huge bevy of ethnic foods, arts, crafts, jewelry, antiques
and other offerings there'll be this grand 'carnival'.
Main stage at 43th Street and 6th Avenue
Second stage 46th Street between 5th and Madison
Note: We've been there before and well, we'll never go back again. But hey, being in a huge crowd amongst hundreds or thousands of folks poking each other and jostling for air just might be your thing. Regardless, there's plenty going on here and in its own way...It IS kinda fun.
Visit New Yorkled's Street
Fairs/Festivals Page for other similar offerings.
44th Annual West
Indian American Parade / Festival (Carnival)
First days of September
With the parade taking place on September 3
West Indian American Day Carnival Celebrations
Brooklyn Museum Grounds - Washington Ave entrance off Eastern Parkway
Within Brooklyn's festive Labor Day Weekend there will be this
annual celebration through dance, reggae, calypso and other music
as well as the grand parade, a kiddie carnival and so much more.
An event in which so many participate in!
Visit also the
official West Indian American Day Carnival Association
Open Live at Madison Square Park
September 6 - 9
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
- Thursday, September 6th: DAY | 11am: Men’s Quarterfinals/Mixed Doubles Final; NIGHT | 7pm: Men’s Quarterfinals
- Friday, September 7th: DAY | 11am: Men’s Doubles Final/ Women’s Semifinals
- Saturday, September 8th: DAY | 11am: Men’s Semifinals; NIGHT | 7pm: Women’s Final/Pre-Match Ceremony
- Sunday, September 9th: DAY | 12pm: Women’s Doubles Final/ Men’s Final
Madison Square Park - Northern Reflecting Pool Plaza
US Open viewing daily.
At Madison Square Park you can watch a live television broadcast
for free on a large screen during these days.
Learn more about this nice little park
at this page on New Yorkled Magazine.
York Super Boat Grand Prix
September 7 - 9, 2012
The Annual NY Super Boat International's Grand Prix will be taking
place again this year on the Hudson River as racers prepare for
November's World Championship in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
That's right! All are welcomed to watch this event since public
viewing of the race can be carried out on the Hudson River shores.
To learn more
about this event, visit their official website.
10th Annual Westside County Fair at Riverside Park South
Saturday, September 9, 2012
From 1:00 - 6:00 pm
Taking place at Riverside Park South will
be this fun outing featuring pony rides for the little ones, music,
square dancing, carnival rides, games, food and much more. Visit
the official Riverside Park Fund Site to learn more.
September 11 Remembrances
So here we are in 2012 looking to commemorate and memorialize that fateful day which despite the years for some of us feels like yesterday. There'll be the September Concert going on throughout the city with the aim of filling the skies with music. Aside from this there will also be other chances for one and all to spend the day in perhaps more solemn fashion. Whatever you choose to do this day may your day and every day thereafter be filled with peace.
Visit New Yorkled's September 11th Events Page.
Annual Motorcycle Show at the Queens
County Farm Museum
Sunday, September 9th from
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Admission: $5.00 per person
There'll be A People's Choice Trophy to be awarded to your favorite
(voted) hotrod, as well as music, tours, hayrides, food and a petting
The Annual Middle Atlantic Skating Exhibition at Chelsea Piers
Thursday, September 6 - Sunday September 9, 2012
Should you be interested in finding out for yourself you can visit the official site right here: http://www.thescny.org/
or you can contact the Skating Club of New York at: 646-638-0030
Of course there is also our Chelsea Piers Page here within New Yorkled Magazine.
NYAWA Arm Wrestling
COMING TO GRIPS FOR QUEENS STRONGEST ARM!
White Castle Two-Day Arm Wrestling Championships set for Queens County Fair
Date(s) to come
Queens County Farm Museum’s Queens County Fair
73-50 Little Neck Parkway Floral Park, Queens, New York 11004.
General admission: $8 and $5 for children under 12.
on Broadway at Times Square
Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 11:30 am
This year hosted by Kathie Lee Gifford
Taking place from 43rd to 47th streets.
Since 1992 Broadway on Broadway has given folks made up of New
York City natives and tourists a glance at the upcoming fall's new
musicals as well as performances and special appearances from big
names appearing in those long playing Broadway plays and musicals.
Tens of thousands will be there to join the celebration at the Crossroads
of the World, Times Square.
Featured performances for 2012
(but below is the listing of items from a previous showing)
- Annie: Special Appearance
- Bring It On: The Musical: “It’s All Happening”
- Chicago: “Me and My Baby”
- Mamma Mia!: “Mamma Mia! Medley”
- Newsies: “The World Will Know”
- Motown: The Musical: “Get Ready”
- Once: “Falling Slowly”
- Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson: “For Such a Time as This”
- Sprider-Man: Turn Off the Dark: “Boy Falls From the Sky”
- Bare: “Are You There?”
- Stomp: “Brooms”
Plus a very special Nederlander 100th Anniversary Celebration and a Sneak Peek from Season 2 of NBC’s SMASH!
Special offer: On Sunday, check in at Broadway on Broadway on Foursquare and get 15 free Broadway songs on iTunes!
(US iTunes store only, download code expires 11/30/2012, available while supplies last. Additional restrictons apply.)
It's a free concert to be enjoyed by all!
the official Broadway on Broadway pages.
Annual China Day in New York
Date yet to come
- Celebrating Autumn Moon Holiday &
- Children's Lantern Parade
South Street Seaport, Seaport Museum & Seaport Square
Annual Queens County Fair
September 22 and 23
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Coming up at the Queens County Farm Museum will be this traditional
county fair featuring blue ribbon competitions in livestock, produce,
arts and crafts, home crafts and more. Heck, there'll also be the
Amazing Maize Maze, pie-eating and corn-husking contests plus a
whole lot more. So take the time this weekend to investigate what
all the fuss is about! You and your family just might enjoy it very
much what with the carnival rides, pig racing and petting zoo.
(Admission does not include maze, carnival rides/games and various other fair activities)
Children $5.00 (age 12 and under)
Kite Flight On Port Authority Roof
Will Let Your Imagination Soar
Plent of children to participate in event featuring free workshops, face painting, ice cream and more.
No date available as of yet.
Catch a flight from a Manhattan rooftop! The Fashion Center BID invites you to let your imagination soar at our third annual Kite Flight. Join us on the top of the Port Authority Bus Terminal for an afternoon of kite-making, kite-flying, crafts and free food, music and fun!
Featuring kite experts including Glenn Davidson and miwa et marco, music by Louie & Subanda, yoga demonstrations by OM Factory, Dancing in the Streets, and other special guests.
Participating and sponsoring organizations include: Children for Children Foundation, Free Arts NYC, Lower Eastside Girls Club, Materials for the Arts, M&S Schmalberg, Tinsel Trading Company.
For more information on the kite launch log on to http://www.fashioncenter.com/about/news-events/upcoming-events/
The Port Authority Bus Terminal
625 Eighth Avenue
South Wing, 7th Floor Rooftop Parking Deck
(enter PA at 8th Avenue and 40th St, take elevators to 7th floor) Manhattan
17th Annual Harvest in the Square
Tasting event with 40 of the best neighborhood restaurants, wines
and microbrews in New York City. Unlimited tastings.
Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 7:30 to 9:00 pm
Rain or Shine!
Join them as we all indulge in signature dishes, deserts and wines from
the neighborhood’s most celebrated establishments. An annual
fundraiser benefiting Union Square Park, Harvest in the Square brings
together the best of Manhattan’s culinary delights. Proceeds from the event benefit the Union Square Partnership's neighborhood programs including the beautification of Union Square Park.
Tickets are $125.00 and up
Visit our Union
Square Park Page to learn more about this nice little park and
Tickets can be purchased at harvestinthesquare.org.
Farmhouse Apple Festival
No date as yet
Seniors and Students $3.00
This free event will offer one and all a fun time. On hand will
be cider pressing along with a house tour, a performance by Caroline Copeland, of the New York Baroque Dance Company performs and more.
There'll also be apple games and crafts. Also visit the official site to confirm the date and time.
Elephant Playground Fall Fair
Date to come
Taking place at the Elephant Playground (76th Street & Riverside Drive)
The Elephant Playground Renovation Project is hosting its second annual Fall Fair, a kid friendly fundraiser to help create awareness and raise money to help renovate the Elephant Playground. Activities will include a concert by Little Maestros, arts & crafts by Kidville, jumping castles and moonbounces, face painting, an actual police car and fire truck for kids to explore, clowns, rides, games, great food and much more! Appropriate for kids ages 1-10. Rain or shine.
Learn more at the www.riversideparkfund.org
Firefighter Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Everyone can be a hero on Sunday, September 27 during "The
Firefighter Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run." This five
kilometer (5K) run/walk traces the path of a heroic FDNY firefighter
who ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to reach Ground Zero
this page on New Yorkled for additional information
“BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG VERSE: POEMS OF TIMES SQUARE”
No Details regarding whether this is taking place as of yet.
THE TIMES SQUARE ALLIANCE and the Poetry Society of America team up to present a public reading of the winning entries from the second annual “BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG VERSE: Poems of Times Square” contest. Tuesday, September 29 at 6:30 p.m. on Broadway and 47th Street.
Poets submitted works inspired by the inherent energy and dynamic culture of Times Square, and the four winners, including Ben Miller of New York, NY, for “Pipe Birds”; Henk Rossouw of Amherst, MA, for “Chez Times Square”; Mary Jo Bang of St. Louis, MO for “In a Square of Times Square”; and Jehanne Dubrow of Chestertown, MD for “VJ Day in Times Square”, were selected out of a pool of close to 500 applicants.
The event will be emceed by Alice Quinn, the executive director of the Poetry Society of America and former poetry editor at The New Yorker. Other distinguished poets – such as New Yorker Poetry Editor and Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Muldoon, Kimiko Hahn, the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts, and Best American Poetry Series editor David Lehman, author of six poetry collections – will also be on-hand to read their favorite New York-inspired works.
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