New York City Calendar of Upcoming Events, Happenings and More
Also visit the following for events which may not be listed here:
NYC Street Fairs / Festivals | Free/Cheap Concerts Listings | Newsletter Signup
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Please, anything that can’t be verified by another online listing elsewhere will not be accepted. Plus, do not submit for profit store sales events or anything like that. They’ll get rejected as well.
NYC Stargazing – Night Sky Observing Events
Courtesy of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York
Taking place through the year on various nights and locations.
Please be sure to check at the related links provided on this page, but especially on the official AAA.org site for info regarding exact locations and for the sake of keeping on top of any changes in scheduling or cancellations due to inclement weather and such. Mind you, there’s also the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation site calendar at which you might find of some of the below listed items.
High Line in Manhattan
Every Tuesday night from the start of April through the end of October.
Beginning at dusk.
According to the official site, most of the observing will take place at little W 12th Street, south of the Standard Hotel
Lincoln Center’s Plaza in Manhattan
Beginning at and around sunset.
Friday and Saturday evenings from April 5 & 6 until June 28, 29
Following by August 2, 3 / 9, 10
Then September 13, 14 / 20, 21 / 27, 28
Summer on the Hudson Stargazing and Sungazing in Manhattan
Riverside Park South in front of Pier i Cafe at 70th Street down on the Hudson River waterfront.
Stargazing Saturdays (8:00 – 11:00 pm):
SunGazing Sundays (1:00 – 4:00 pm):
Carl Schurz Park in Manhattan
Meet at the park esplanade overlooking the East River. 86th Street entrance would be the closest to where they set up.
At 8:30 pm
One Friday Evening each month from April to October
The time at which this begins varies from 7:30 to 8:30 pm depending upon the time of year.
Saturdays on the following dates:
Gateway National Park in Brooklyn
Fridays on the following dates:
159 Pioneer Street, in Red Hook, Brooklyn
Beginning at 7:30 pm
Second Sunday Meets
Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 1
Beginning at 8:30 pm
Select Fridays in June, July and August
Beginning at Sunset
Certain Friday nights from May to August
West of the oval, at the far west end of Borden Avenue
First Saturday night of each month through November
Beginning at 9:00 pm
Beginning at about 30 minutes past sunset.
West 235th Street and Johnson Avenue
Select Wednesdays and Thursdays from April 10, 11 to Wednesday, October 9
Apple Ridge Orchards Autumn Fun & Pickings
Through the end of October, 2018
Located in the town of Warwick found in the southwest portion of Orange County, New York
101 Jessup Road, Warwick, NY
(from NYC: approx. 1.5- hours)
Open to the public every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday,
and all holidays, from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
We visited this farm in the Autumn of 2017 and look forward to returning for a chance to get back to picking their delicious apples, petting their friendly furry residents and well, heck, just taking a hike in the outdoors.
Great Views! Heart Warming Family Feel! Tasty Apples!
We can’t think of a better way to get away from the confines of city life!
To learn more about getting there as well as the cost of picking visit their site here:
Also, have a look at our review featuring some of the numerous photos we’d taken during our last visit. With additional photos on the way from this year’s upcoming visit.
In the Month of October
Taking place in New York City’s boroughs
Visit our main All Hallow’s Eve Page to learn about many of the events coming up.
Plus, have a look at a video we’d taken during our visit to the 2005 Village Halloween Parade. We’d stood for hours on line claiming our space and it was worth it!
Halloween Fun Kids Event at the Lighthouse in Staten Island
Sunday, October 20, 2019
National Lighthouse Museum
200 Promenade at Lighthouse Point, Staten Island
On October 20th at the National Lighthouse Museum in Staten Island, great events are happening. Event will be held outdoors. Pumpkin pickin, face painting, raffles games and more.
Vendors will be at the event
Something for everyone
Donations for Breast Cancer Awareness Month will be collected at the market.
NYC Kidney Walk
Sunday, November 10, 2019
For 18 years, the New York City Kidney Walk has served as a catalyst for uniting the community. With over 5,000 walkers in attendance, this Walk has become a symbol of strength and hope for patients, their families and those at-risk.
Also, have a look at this related video below:
Walker Welcome Video
Published by National Kidney Foundation