NYC Street Fairs – Festivals 2016 – NYC – New York City

NYC Street Fairs – Festivals 2016 – NYC – New York City

Here are just SOME of the MANY upcoming Street Fairs/Festival

‘and be sure to also look on the right hand side of this page as well as below. Please understand that New Yorkled has nothing to do with what names are chosen/given to these festivals.

MetroFlea‘s Ongoing Items:

Little Italy
109 Mulberry st. New York,
NY, between Canal and Hester
Open Seven Days a Week

St. Anthony’s Church
on West Houston
between Thompson and Macdougal
Open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Park Slope
PS 321,
180 7th Ave,
Brooklyn, NY
Open Saturdays & Sundays

Coming Right Up:

Fulton Mall/Metro Tech Weekday Fair
Thursday, October 20
Lawrence Street From Fulton – Willoughby St.

Midtown East Fall Block Party
Friday, October 21
40th Street From 3rd – Lexington Ave.

Greenpoint Avenue Festival
Saturday, October 22
Greenpoint Avenue from Queens Blvd. to 44th St

USO – Avenue Of The Americas Autumnfest
Saturday, October 22
6th Avenue From 42nd – 56th St.

West 4th Street Festival
Sunday, October 23
West 4th Street from 6th Ave to LaGuardia Place

College Point Blvd Fair
Sunday, October 23
College Point Blvd, 14th to 20th avenue in Queens

Tentatively Speaking

Grand Central Food Festival Series
Friday, October 28
43rd Street From 3rd – Lexington Ave.

Lexington Avenue Fall Festival
Saturday, October 29
Lexington Avenue From 42nd – 57th St.

Astor Place Festival
Saturday, October 29
Astor Place from Lafayette Street to Broadway

Court Street Fair
Sunday, October 30
Court Street, Joralemon Street to Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn

36th Avenue Astoria Festival
Sunday, October 30
36th Avenue from 35th to 29th Street

Times Square Oktoberfest
Sunday, October 30
46th Street From 8th – 9th Ave.

A.D.A’s Madison Avenue Fair
Saturday, November 5
Madison Avenue From 42nd – 57th St.

Sixth Avenue Autumn Fair
Sunday, November 6
6th Avenue From 34th – 42nd St.

Veterans Day Parade Block Party
Friday, November 11
53rd Street From 6th – Madison Ave.

Veterans Day Festival
Friday, November 11
Broadway From Liberty St. – Battery Pl.

Union Square Autumn Fair
Saturday, November 12
Broadway From 17th – 23rd St.

Central Park Community Holiday Block Party
Sunday, November 13
60th Street From 5th – Madison Ave.

Financial Community Fall Fair
Friday, November 18
Maiden Lane From Water – South St.

Holiday Season Shopping Spectacular
Saturday, November 19
6th Avenue From 42nd – 55th St.

Relatedly speaking, local street fair organizers for the above include: Clearview Festival Productions / Mardi Gras Productions / Mort & Ray Productions / Meteor Festivals amongst others.


Queens Night Market

Saturdays, 6:00 pm – Midnight

April 23 – August 20
October 8 – October 29

New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens – for most Saturdays

The Queens International Night Market will be a large, family-friendly open-air night market in Queens, featuring over 100 independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food and featuring small-scale cultural performances and entertainment, all celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of NYC and Queens.

Seasonal Farmstand

At the Queens County Farm Museum
Still going on this month of October
11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Wed – Fri
11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sat & Sun
Find out what’s ‘growing on’ at Queens Farm when you shop at their on-premise Farmstand continuing through the first week of November.


Brooklyn Flea’s outdoor fairs are mostly open now for the season! Yay!

Seaport Smorgasburg

11 Fulton St. (at Front St.)
Open Daily • 11:00 am – 8:00 pm


Fort Greene Flea

Open through October 29

Goods & Food • 150 Vendors
176 Lafayette Ave. (btw. Clermont + Vanderbilt Ave.)
Open Saturdays Rain or Shine
10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Williamsburg Smorgasburg

Open through October 29

East River State Park
90 Kent Ave at N. 7 St.
All Food • 100 Vendors
The Flea’s Giant All-Food Market
Open Saturdays Rain or Shine
11:00 am – 6:00 pm


Prospect Park Smorgasburg

Open through October 23

All Food • 100 Vendors
Rain or Shine
Sunday 11:0 am – 6:00 pm


Central Park SummerStage

May – September

ONLY During Special Events
taking place there
4 Food Vendors & 3 Bars
Food + Beverages Only
Rumsey Playfield, 72 St. + 5th Ave.
Reopens in the Summer



Open through October 30

Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Goods + Food • 75 Vendors
Rain or Shine
Anchorage Place (at Water St.)


Grand Bazaar NYC

Indoor / Outdoor

10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Every Sunday
Regardless of Weather
Free Admission

100 West 77th Street within the Schoolyard on Columbus Avenue

The proceeds from the Grand Bazaar benefit four public schools: PS 87, The Computer School, PS 334 (Anderson Program) and PS 452.

Money generated by the market is used by the Parents Association to provide enrichment opportunities for the schools. Since 1985 Grand Bazaar has provided the schools with more than $7,000,000.

South Bronx Farmers Market

Saturdays for 23 consecutive weeks from

Sat, June 18 – Sat, Nov 19, 2016

138th Street between Willis and Alexander Avenues in the South Bronx


Fulton Stall Market

Indoor Fulton Stall Market (Year-Round)
207A Front St, New York, New York 10038
Monday-Wednesday 12pm-4pm
Thursday-Friday 12pm-6pm
Saturday 12pm – 4pm Sunday 11am-5pm

Outdoor Sunday Market (Spring, Summer & Fall)
Water St. between Fulton St. and Beekman St.
Sunday 11am-5pm

Experience FSM’s unique outdoor farmers’ market and get a taste of what some local producers have to offer.


La Marqueta

Monday to Wednesday: 8am to 5pm
Thursday to Saturday: 8am to 6pm
Sunday: Open for Special Events Only

La Marqueta
1590 Park Avenue at 115th Street
New York, NY 10029


Broadway Bites

2016 Summer Market, June 3 – July 17

2016 Fall Market, October 12 – November 18

“A seasonal culinary pop-up market in Greeley Square Park, located at the intersection of 33rd Street and Broadway.”


Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

in Brooklyn

Every Saturday through December 31, 2016
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine, and take walk in Prospect Park? Open since 1989, Grand Army Plaza is the flagship Brooklyn market.…


Westbury Market Fair

Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thru December

960 Brush Hollow Road
Westbury, NY
Free Admission and Parking
With over 200 Vendors


Hester Street Fair

Oct 1 – Grub Street Food Festival
Oct 2 – The Casual Art Fair
Oct 8 – Balls Bistro – All food will be ball-shaped!
Oct 9  – Closing Party

Corner of Hester and Essex

Farmers Market Returns To Rockefeller Center®

Wednesday, July 20 – Friday, August 26

Wednesday through Friday, weekly

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Offering Specialty Products From Regional Farms

GreenMarket Farmers Markets Listing

Open Year Round:

Manhattan GreenMarkets

57th Street Wednesdays
57th Street Saturdays
79th Street Sunday
82nd Street Saturdays
92nd Street Sundays
97th Street Fridays
175th Street Thursdays
Abingdon Square Saturdays
Bowling Green Tuesdays
Bowling Green Thursdays
City Hall Tuesdays
City Hall Fridays
Columbia Thursdays
Columbia Sundays
Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Wednesdays
Inwood Saturdays
Fort Washington Tuesdays
Mount Sinai Wednesdays
Rockefeller Center Wednesdays
Rockefeller Center Thursdays
Rockefeller Center Fridays
Saint Mark’s Church Tuesdays
Staten Island Ferry Tuesdays & Fridays
Stuyvesant Town Sundays
Sugar Hill Saturdays
Tompkins Square Park Sundays
Tribeca Saturdays

Tribeca Wednesdays
Tucker Square Thursdays
Tucker Square Saturdays
Union Square Mondays
Union Square Wednesdays
Union Square Fridays
Union Square Saturdays
Water Street Thursdays

Brooklyn Greenmarkets:

Bartel-Pritchard Sq Wednesdays
Bay Ridge Saturdays
Bensonhurst Sundays
Boro Park Thursdays
Brooklyn Borough Hall Tuesdays
Brooklyn Borough Hall Thursdays
Brooklyn Borough Hall Saturdays
Carroll Gardens Sundays
Cortelyou Road Sundays
Fort Greene Park Saturdays
Grand Army Plaza Saturdays
Greenpoint McCarren Park Saturdays
Parkside Sundays
Sunset Park Saturdays
Williamsburg Thursdays
Windsor Terrace – PS154 Sundays

Bronx Greenmarkets:

Bronx Borough Hall Tuesdays
Lincoln Hospital Tu & Fridays
NY Botanical Garden Wednesdays
Parkchester Fridays
Poe Park Tuesdays
Wholesale Greenmarket Tues-Sat

Queens Greenmarkets:

Astoria Wednesdays
Corona Fridays
Elmhurst Tuesdays
Forest Hills Sundays
Jackson Heights Sundays
Socrates Sculpture Park Saturdays
Sunnyside Saturdays

Staten Island Greenmarkets:

Saint George Saturdays
Staten Island Mall Saturdays


Thinking about taking a day trip beyond the city? Consider

Apple Ridge Orchards!


Pumpkin Halloween words

Halloween Events Calendar

Plenty items being added

Get a start on the season’s Biggest Happening!


NYC Christmas / Holiday Fairs and Markets

A number of listings have been updated. Stay tuned for additional updates on the way!

Snug Harbor

Snug Harbor’s Farm Stand Fridays

Fridays, August 26 – November 18
3:00 – 6:00 pm (while supplies last!)


at the Queens County Farm

Saturdays & Sundays
September 24 – October 30, 2016

11:00 am – 4:30 pm



Saturdays & Sundays,
Weekends, October 1 – 31, 2016

at the Queens County Farm Museum
Plus Columbus Day on Monday, October 10th
11 am – 4:30 pm (weather permitting)
Learn more at the Apple Picking Page

 Broadway Bites 2016 Summer Market

2016 Fall Market
October 12 – November 18

Greeley Square – Broadway, between 32nd and 33rd Street.

Japanese Flag
Japan Fall Festival & Ramen Contest

October 16 – 17


Thursday, October 20, 2016

This is a ticketed / priced event.

“”Slurpfest ramen tasting will bring together four ramen shops from across the U.S. to showcase their regional take on this popular dish.””


Somms & Sliders:
Where New York’s Burgers meet the best of Napa Valley

October 21 to November 4


Big Apple College Fair

October 22, 2016

At the Jacob Javits Center


Pumpkin Picking
on October Weekends
at Decker Farm!

Staten Island

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Buy tickets online or at the door!

Click below for each date

Oct 22   Oct 23    Oct 29    Oct 30


Historic Richmond Town


an American Tradition

Sunday, October 23, 2016
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

NYC Parks Logo Bigger

Fall Tree Giveaways Return to a Green Space Near You!

October 22-23, 2016


One More Bite

Family Food Fair

Sunday, October 23, 2016

At the Green Building in Gowanus


Halloween Spooktacular Midnight Yacht Cruise

Saturday, October 29, 2016

11:30 pm – 3:30 am

Aboard the Cabana Yacht

SkyPort Marina, 23rd Street & FDR Drive

Tickets start at $25

Hester Street Fair

Season Closing Party

Saturday, October 29
11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Celebrate the closing of the 2016 Season of Hester Street Fair with live music, food, tiger beer, and good vibes.


Seventh Annual Harvest Festival

at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6

Saturday, October 29, 2016
11:00 am – 2:00 pm


Fall Craftstravaganza

Saturday, October 29, 11:00 am – 5:30 pm

A bigger and better Fall Craftstravaganza returns to the Museum School in October!

Pumpkin nasty - cute

Central Park Conservancy

Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla

October 30, 2016

Happy Halloween Folks! :-)



and Block Party

Saturday, October 31, 2016

Theater for the New City
155 First Avenue
(between 9th and 10th Streets)

Pumpkin Halloween words

43rd Annual Village Halloween Parade

Monday, October 31, 2016


New York Comedy Festival

November 1 – 6, 2016

A five-day festival featuring more than 200 comedians performing in more than 60 shows at venues throughout the City. The festival is produced by Carolines on Broadway in association with Comedy Central.


2016 FDNY Cook-Off Fundraiser

Thursday, November 3
From 6:00 – 9:00 pm

At the New York City Fire Museum


The TCS New York City Marathon Opening Ceremony

Plus Fireworks!!!!

Friday, November 4, 2016


TCS New York City Marathon

Health and Wellness Expo

November 3 – 5, 2016

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center


2016 America’s Parade (Veterans Day)

Friday, November 11
Beginning at 11:15 am

Preceded by the Opening Ceremony in Madison Square Park


Christmas Spectacular

Starring the Radio City Rockettes

Tickets Available from
November 11 – December 23, 2016

Radio City Music Hall (New York, NY)


Please Note:

Everything below here on the right side of this page are from THE PAST; previous years and beyond yet will be added to the above sections as we near that time of year this year or next.

Actual NEW items are ABOVE

39th Annual Three Kings Day Parade
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
11:00 am
In Spanish Harlem

New York Boat Show
January 6–10, 2016
At the Javits Center
Admission Prices:
Adults (16 and older): $16.00
15 and younger: FREE when accompanied by an adult.

NY Times Travel Show
January 8 – 10, 2016
At the Jacob Javits Center
Friday Trade Conference:
9am – 5pm
Friday Exhibition Hall (Trade Only): 2pm – 7pm
Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Sunday: 11am – 5pm

No Pants Subway Ride
Taking place on January 10, 2016
in New York and cities around the world.

PS 122’s
COIL 2016
January 5 – 17

JP Morgan Squash Tournament of Champions
January 7 – 16, 2016
For the 19th Year at Grand Central Terminal
February 5, 2015 – March 7, 2015

Slow Wine World Tour – New York City
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Colangelo & Partners Public Relations
Highline Ballroom
431 West 16th Street

HFAS (Harlem Fine Arts Show) 2016
February 4 – 7, 2016
Riverside Church
91 Claremont Avenue at 120th Street

The Great Bridal Expo
Friday, February 5, 2016 at 5:30 pm
New York Marriott Marquis

Winter Carnival at Bryant Park
February 5 and 6, 12:00 – 10:00 pm
Ice Ball, Winter Carnival Skating Showcase, Outdoor Winter Brew House, Silent Disco, Curling Lessons. Warming Lodge

Saturday February 6, 2016
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
PlayStation Theater
Times Square, NYC

Kids’ Night On Broadway®
February 9, 2016
On Kids’ Night On Broadway, Young People Age 18 And Under Can See A Participating Broadway Show For Free When Accompanied By A Full-Paying Adult.

The Westminster Kennel Club 140th Annual Dog Show
February 15-16, 2016

Daytime sessions at the Piers 92/94
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Piers 92/94, 711 12th Ave at 55th Street & West Side Highway

Evening sessions at Madison Square Garden
February 15-16, 2016
6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Madison Square Garden, West 33rd Street & 7th Avenue

New York City Beer WeekFebruary 19-28, 2016
At Various Locales

2016 NYRR Millrose Games
Saturday, February 20, 2016
3:00 – 8:00 pm
The World’s Longest-Running And Most Prestigeous Indoor Track & Field Competition

Winter Village at Bryant Park 2015-16 Season

Holiday Shops: October 30, 2015 – January 3, 2016
The Rink: October 30, 2015 – March 6, 2016
Celsius: October 30, 2015 – January 3, 2016

The Art Show
Mar 2 – Mar 6

Spring / Break Art Show
March 2 – March 7
New York City’s curator-driven art fair during Armory Arts Week.
Skylight at Moynihan Station
(Main Post Office Entrance)
421 Eighth Avenue, NYC

PULSE New York Art Fair
March 3-6, 2016
The Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street

The Armory Show 2016
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – Mar 6 @ 7:00 pm

Big Apple Con
NY Comic Book Marketplace
March 5, 2016
Penn Plaza Pavilion, 401 Seventh Ave

Kids Food Fest
March 5 & 6, 2016
Taking place at NYC’s Bryant Park, between 40th and 42nd Streets + 5th and 6th Avenues, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Digital Book World Conference + Expo 2016
March 7 – 9, 2016
New York Hilton Midtown

Fifth Annual NY Drinks NY Grand Tasting
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
6:00 – 8:00 pm
at The Altman Building (135 W. 18th Street)

The Village Voice Choice Eats
9th Annual Tasting Event
Friday, March 11, 2016
At the Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street, NYC
Featuring 50+ Handpicked Restaurants
Plus Drinks, Sweets, Entertainment and more!

16th Anniversary
New York City FIRST® Competition & Expo
March 11-13, 2016
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Jacob Javits Convention Center
655 West 34th St., New York, NY 10001
Free and Open to the Public
The FIRST® Expo brings three intense robotics competitions under one roof.

The Original LGBT Expo
March 12-13, 2016
Taking place at the Jacob Javits Center at 655 W 34th St

First Annual New York City Drone Film Festival
March 7, 2015
First Annual New York City Drone Film Festival February 21, 2015 Festival featuring works filmed using drones is the first of its kind NEW YORK, NY, Nov. 11, 2014 – The First Annual New York City Drone[…] ~~~~~~

The 27th Annual Art Show

March 4–8, 2015Park Avenue Armory
Park Avenue at 67th Street
New York City

March 5-8 2015
508 – 526 W 26th St.
New York, NY 10001

4th Annual NYU Entrepreneurs Festival
NYU Entrepreneurial Institute & NYU School of Engineering
Friday, March 6 – Saturday, March 7, 2015
New York University
40 W 4th St
New York, NY 10012

MARCH 5–8, 2015
An invitational solo project fair for contemporary art.

Asia Week – New York
March 10-19, 2016
At Various locations within the NYC Metropolitan Area

Asia Art Fair New York
March 11-15, 2016
Bohemian National Hall at 321 East 73d Street

Architectural Digest Design Show
March 17-20
At Piers 92 & 94 along the west side of Manhattan in Midtown
4 Days. 400 Brands. Countless Ways to Celebrate Design.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Along Fifth Avenue
‘and other related events taking place this month.

Annual Coffee & Tea Festival
March 19-20
Brooklyn Expo Center
72 Noble St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
60+ Exhibitors & 100+ Tastings!
The Coffee & Tea Festival NYC is back and full of flavor for its 11th year and will be held at the Brooklyn EXPO Center!

Israel Folk Dance Festival
and Festival of the Arts
Sunday, March 20, 2016
Marin Luther King Jr. Educational Campus
Amsterdam Ave. at 65th Street

The Village Voice – Choice Eats
8th Avenue Tasting Event
Friday, March 13, 2015
At the Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street, NYC

The Asia Art Festival
March 13 – 17, 2015
Bohemian National Hall
321 E 73rd Street
New York, NY 10021

American Diabetes Association EXPO
Saturday, March 14, 2015
7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

in Brooklyn
Every Saturday between January 4 through May 1, 2014
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine, and take walk in Prospect Park? Open since 1989, Grand Army Plaza is the flagship Brooklyn market.…

Architectural Digest Home Design Show
March 19 – 22, 2015
Piers 92 & 94
55th Street and 12th Avenue along the West Side

Coffee & Tea Festival NYC
Saturday March 21 – Sunday March 22
Brooklyn Expo Center, 79 Franklin Street, Brooklyn

The Jewelry Show
At Pratt Mansions
March 20, 21 & 22, 2015
1026 Fifth Avenue, New York City
(At 84th Street Across From The Metropolitan Museum)

The Fest for Beatles Fans
“The Original and Longest Running Beatles Celebration Since 1974”
March 20-22, 2015
Hilton Westchester
Rye Brook, New York
Located at 699 Westchester Avenue in Rye Brook, New York.

MommaConnect Expo NYC
All Things Kid Related and Mommy Needed!
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Baruch College
55 Lexington Ave

Wine Riot NYC
March 27-28, 2015
69th Regiment Armory
68 Lexington Avenue

NYC Craft Distillers Festival
April 2, 2016
The Bowery Hotel
335 Bowery

2016 NY International Auto Show (NYIAS)
Mar 25 – Apr 3

Easter Bonnet Parade
March 27, 2016
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fifth Avenue between 49th-55th Streets

Sunday, April 3, 2016
Taking Place at Union Square

Affordable Art Fair
Mar 30-Apr 3, 2016
Taking place at the Metropolitan Pavilion
70 local, national, and international galleries offering an array of original artwork from more than 500 artists.

Macy’s Flower Show
March 22 – April 4
151 West 34th Street

Taste of Lower East Side
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Tasting Preview: 6:00 – 7:00 pm
eneral Admission: 7:00 – 10:00 pm

Scotland on the Fountain Terrace at Bryant Park
April 6 – 10, 2016

New York Antiquarian Book Fair
April 7 -10, 2016
At the Park Avenue Armory
“…bringing a vast selection of rare books, maps, manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts and ephemera”

Dance Legends Show
April 8 – 9, 2016
Hammerstein Ballroom

18th Annual Tartan Day Parade 2016
Saturday, April 9, 2016
West 45th Street and marches up 6th Avenue to 55th Street

8th Annual New York Rainbow Book Fair
Saturday, April 9, 2016
12:00 – 6:00 pm

LIC Flea‘s
4th season Grand Opening
on Saturday April 9th & Sunday April 10th
Stay tuned for more info to come!

Greek Independence Day Parade
Sunday, April 10, 2016
Rain, Shine or Snow
64th Street and 5th Avenue heading north to 79th Street

Chocolate Fest 2016
Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 7:30 pm
At the 92Y : Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Venue: Buttenwieser Hall
Entry Price: from $35.00

The Manhattan Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair and Fine Press Book Fair
Saturday, April 11, 2015
8;00 am – 4:00 pm
At the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer
869 Lexington Avenue at 66th Street


Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show & Sale
April 10 & 11, 2015
Friday, Apr 10th – 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM Saturday,
Apr 11th – 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
At the Metropolitan Pavilion


MoCCA Arts Festival
April 11th – 12th, 2015
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Exhibitor Hall located at Center 548 and Programming at The High Line Hotel.
548 W 22nd St


Earth Day Celebrations
Be sure to visit as well the Earth Day Page
to see some items coming right up.

Children’s Carnival
at the
Queens County Farm Museum
April 14, 15 and 21, 22 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday
ADMISSION: $10.00 per person all ages to enter the farm grounds (carnival rides included at no additional charge)

Go Green! Go Greenpoint!
Earth Day Celebration in Brooklyn
Saturday, April 19

Grand Central Holiday Fair Casting Call
April 16-17, 2015
From 10 am to 4 pm in Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central Terminal is hosting an open call to artists for the 2015 Holiday Fair. Artisans are invited to show samples of their products and receive feedback from Holiday Fair merchandising consultants.

2015 Tribeca Drive-In®
Drive-In Events to Feature
April 16-18, 2015

The AIPAD Photography Show New York
APRIL 16-19, 2015

Earth Day Outdoors at Union Square

Sunday, April 21 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

In lieu of the traditional outdoor fair which has taken place outside of Grand Central Terminal this year it’ll be taking place at Union Square.
Featuring live performances, exhibis as well as displays by local and national environmental organizations, local businesses, and corporate partners.

MobileWeek Conference & Festival 2015
Friday, April 17, 2015 – Thursday, April 23, 2015
Metropolitan West
639 West 46th Street

Green Festival Expo
April 15-17, 2016
Jacob Javits Center
655 West 34th Street

Manhattan LGBTQ Youth Summit
Breaking Barriers!
Saturday, April 16, 2016
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tito Puente Educational Complex
240 East 109th Street

New York Travel Festival
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Hostelling International – NYC

The Photography Show
April 14-17, 2016
Presented by AIPAD (The Association of International Photography Art Dealers)
643 Park Avenue

Good Earth Day in Chinatown 2016
Saturday, April 16 & 23
From 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Kimlau Square located at Chatham Square
Oliver St & E. Broadway
Help clean & beautify Chinatown / Plant Flowers / Remove Graffiti / Learn about recycling & green tips / Clothing, Shoe & Textile Collection by GrowNYC

Housing Works’ 2016 Design on a Dime Benefit
Thursday, April 21, 2016
from 6:30 – 9:30 pm
The Metropolitan Pavilion – 125 West 18th Street, New York

Shakespeare’s Birthday Sonnet Slam
Friday, April 22, 2016
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park

DUMBO Family Festival
Saturday, April 23, 2016
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Dance, play, and spend the day at the DUMBO section of Brooklyn Bridge Park!

Sikh Day Parade
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Along Madison Avenue between about the upper 30s and ending at Madison Square Park

St. George Day Festival
A local Earth Day and arts celebration
Saturday, April 23, 2016
from 11:00 am to 5:00pm
Taking place in and around Tompkinsville Park in Staten Island

At the Wyckoff House Museum
Landmarks Day
Sunday, April 19th

EarthFair Indoors at Vanderbilt Hall
within Grand Central Terminal
April 20 – 22, from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Live performances, kids’ activities, sustainability talks, and interactive displays by some of our partner organizations. All of the events are free and open to the public.

EarthFair Outside beside
Grand Central Terminal

April 22 – 23
Vanderbilt Avenue between 42nd-45th street
A two-day festival of art, music and the environment on Vanderbilt Avenue & in Vanderbilt Hall.

Earth Day at Times Square
April 22
(time to be announced). Exhibits and C02 ‘E’ Drive.

Spring Fling at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Saturday, April 23
10:30 am – 1 :00 pm
Pier 1

NYC Grows
Sunday, April 25, 2010
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Union Square Park, Manhattan
14th Street to 17th Street and Broadway
Rain or Shine

New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and the NYC Parks Department, along with presenting sponsor Organic Gardening magazine, invite New Yorkers to this annual, FREE outdoor festival that promotes community gardening, tree planting and care, urban farming and sustainable living.

NYC Grows is FREE and open to the public and will feature activities for all ages, including:
• Gardening and tree-planting workshops
• Organic cooking demonstrations
• Greenmarket with locally grown produce
• Eco-friendly products
• Hands-on urban farming activities
• Interactive demonstrations
• Free giveaways
• Live musical performances

Earth Day NY 2015
Days Leading Up to
April 22, 2015

TechDay NY

April 23, 2015
10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Pier 92, 55th Street and the West Side Highway

Shakespeare’s Birthday Bash
Thursday, April 23, 2015
12:30 to 2:30 pm
In Bryant Park Will Offer Performances, Music And Participatory Events, All Free.
Come for the Shakespeare Flash Mob, read a Shakespeare monologue & stay for lunch.

Artexpo NY
Pier 94, 55th Street and the West Side Highway
Friday, April 24th – Sunday, April 26th

Capture New York!
April 24 and 25
Capture 2015 Artisan Wine Tour
The Waterfront

Bike Expo New York 2016
Free & Open to public
April 29 (10:00 am – 8:00 pm)
April 30 (9:00 am – 6:00 pm)
Pier 36 at Basketball City (299 South Street, Manhattan)

At Chelsea Piers Sports Complex
Saturday, April 30
12:00 – 6:00 pm

Street Games at Thomas Jefferson Park
Saturday, April 30, 2016
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan
114th Street & First Avenue

Sakura Matsuri 2016
Saturday, April 30–Sunday, May 1, 2016
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
At the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
A weekend celebrating traditional and contemporary Japanese culture

Fifth Annual Cherry Blossom Festival
Saturday, April 30
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
on Roosevelt Island

The Dachshund Spring Fiesta
April 30, 2016
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Washington Sq Park
Come out for the 24th annual Dachshund Spring Fiesta – a social gathering of Dachshunds and their owners! This event is hosted at Washington Square Park in the Fountain Plaza by the Dachshund Friendship Club.

TD Five Boro Bike Tour
Sunday, May 1, 2016

West 68th Street Spring Block Party and BBQ
May 1, 2016 (Sunday)
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
West 68th Street from Broadway to Amsterdam Avenue

23rd Annual Broadway Spring Festival
Sunday, May 1, 12:00- 5:00 pm
Broadway between 86th Street and 96th Street
New York
Free for all

15th Annual Irish Dance Festival
Sunday, May 1, 2016
1:00 – 7:00 pm
Pier I in Riverside Park South
West 70th Street

Benefit Concert
Sunday, May 1, 2016
A continuous sing-a-thon, where talented children and groups from six states will come together to share the same stage with over 60 Broadway performers from most of the current shows and many past shows.


Wednesday, May 2

From kugel to dumplings, restaurants from the World Financial Center and throughout NYC to offer international array of noodle dishes for $5 and under

Spring Craftstravaganza
A Handmade Craft Market
Brought forth by TwoFairLadies
Saturday, May 3
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Grand Opening
Saturday, May 4 at 11:00 AM
Albee Square, (Corner of Fulton and Bond Streets), Downtown Brooklyn
Will meet demand of growing residential community twice a week
Thursdays from 10 am – 4 pm
Saturdays 11 am – 5 pm
through November 23

Children’s Carnival
at the Queens County Farm Museum
April 18, 19 and 25, 26
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday
Join them for a carnival in the apple orchard! Carnival rides, midway games food, hayrides, petting zoo and a Magic Show (show times: 12,1,2,3 in the pavilion).
ADMISSION: $9.00 per person all ages to enter the farm grounds (carnival rides included at no additional charge)
(height rules apply at all rides)
Visit the official site to learn more.


Saturday, April 30th
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Greenwich Street (between Chambers Street and Hubert Street)

The Tribeca Family Festival, presented by Founding Sponsor American Express, will feature the annual Street Fair on Saturday, April 30 from 10 am to 6 pm on Greenwich Street from Chambers Street to Hubert Street, and at venues throughout the Tribeca neighborhood. The fair, a Festival favorite which drew more than 250,000 people last year, is free and open to the public, and promises to be a day of family fun and lively entertainment

PS 38 Carnival
Saturday, May 2nd
from 12:00 – 5:00 pm
at PS 38 Playground in Brooklyn
450 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Festival
Sunday, May 3, 2015
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mott St in Chinatown

Madison Square Parks Eats Your Heart Out
May 3 through May 31
everyday from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
This is a month-long outdoor food haven – fills Worth Square with the diverse tastes of some of the city’s most raved about eateries. There will be food & beverages to enjoy at the Park or take home with you; as well as home & garden items, perfect for Mother’s Day and getting ready for summer.

The 5th Annual Spring Handmade Cavalcade
Springtime Blooms with Handmade Goodness!
Saturday, May 4th, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Over 35 local artists and crafters
from the Etsy NY Street Team
The Space, 50 N. 3rd St. between Kent and Wythe, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

The Reformed Church of Huguenot Park
Spring Fair & Guided History Tour

of their 164 year old church.
Saturday, May 4th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Featuring a children’s carnival with many fun activities, over 25 vendors with unique wares, lots of great raffles, a NYC Animal Care and Control truck with dogs and cats for immediate adoption, homemade cakes and cookies and a hot lunch menu. The history tour will discuss the lives of the French Huguenots who built our church and are depicted in
beautiful stained glass windows and in writings engraved in the stone walls of our church. The church is two short blocks from the Staten Island Railroad’s Huguenot Station.

50th Annual Calhoun Carnival!
Saturday, May 4 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
433 West End Avenue at 81st Street
Upper West Side’s best family street fair
Carnival rides and games, prizes, craft activities and the first barbecue of the season are just a handful of the fun events planned for this rain-or-shine event.
Admission is FREE; tickets for rides, games and food cost between $1 and $4
All ages

Red Hook Family Festival
Saturday May 4th, 12:00 – 3:00 pm
Arts and Crafts and Games for the whole family
PS 15 Playground
71 Sullivan Street at Van Brunt Red Hook, Bklyn

Sunday, May 4, 2014
11 am – 4 pm
ADMISSION: $5.00 per person
Free with Farm Membership


Creative Week
May 4 – 8, 2015
At the Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W 18th Street


May 2 – 4

Snug Harbor in Bloom, will be held Friday, May 2 through Sunday, May 4. The festival is open on Friday, May 2 from 3:00 PM – 6:00PM for members only of Snug Harbor to get a sneak peak of the orchid and plant sale.

Art New York
International Contemporary Modern Art Fair
Context New York
May 3-8, 2016
At Pier 94
12th Avenue at 53rd-55th Street

Collective Design
May 4 – 8, 2016
At Skylight Clarkson Sq in West Soho
550 Washington Street
Site-Specific Installation Designed By The Principals To Mark Entrance To Fair At Skylight Clarkson Sq In West Soho

Frieze New York Art Fair
May 5 – 8, 2016
Randall’s Island Park

MAS NYC Jane’s Walk 2016
May 6-8
Take your eyes to the street May 6-8 for the sixth annual Jane’s Walk! Jane’s Walk NYC brings together thousands of New Yorkers for an annual weekend long festival of 100+ free volunteer-led neighborhood walking tours across all five boroughs.

Amazing Bronx River Flotilla
Saturday, May 7, 2016
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Pacific School 4th Annual Spring Carnival
Saturday, May 7, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
450 Pacific Street (btw 3rd Ave and Nevins St.)

America’s Cup Racing
May 7 – 8, 2016
Will Transform Lower Manhattan and Hudson River as Iconic Event Returns to New York for First Time in 96 Years

NY Vegetarian Food Festival
May 7 – 8, 2016
11:00 am – 6:00 pm both days
At the Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street

Central Park Conservancy On A Wing Festival
Saturday, May 7, 2016
12:00 – 3:00 pm
Celebrate the bird migration season with Central Park Conservancy’s annual On A Wing Festival.

NatureFest 2016 at Snug Harbor Culture Center
Saturday, May 7, 2016
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Museum’s annual environmental fair will include free activities for children and adults, nature walks, information tables, and arts and crafts.
This festival will occur in tandem with the Harbor in Bloom festival.

NYC Cannabis Parade
Saturday, May 7
Visit the site to learn about location(s) and more…

Mother’s Day Arts & Crafts Fair
Saturday, Sunday, May 7—8
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Enjoy the spring grounds and find something special for mom. Featuring local vendors selling jewelry, soap, candles, cards, works of art on paper, home decor, books, bags, and more!
At the Alice Austen House in Staten Island

Japan Day in Central Park
Sunday, May 8, 2016
Featuring food, performances, sports runs and more…all celebrating Japanese Culture.

Tectonics Festival New York 2015
Thursday, May 7 – Saturday, May 9, 2015
First Unitarian Congregational Society, Brooklyn, and Abrons Art Center, NYC.

Spring Brings
Outsider Art Fair
to New York
World’s Foremost Annual Show of Outsider Art
May 8 – 11, 2014


Brazil’s Boa Vista June Festival
Brings Dance and Music to Grand Central Terminal
Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9, 2014, 12:00 – 7:00 pm

The Downtown Fair
Modern + Contemporary
May 8 – 11, 2014
The Armory, 68 Lexington Avenue at 25th Street

Spring Masters New York
May 8 – 12, 2015
Park Avenue Armory
New York City

May 8 – 19, 2015

Bronx Week
May 9 thru May 19, 2013

Kite Flight at Socrates Sculpture Park
Saturday, May 9, 2015
11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Rye Playland in Rye, New York
Saturday – May 9, 2015
Opening Day Special!
$15 Rides Admission

Crafts in Chelsea!
May 9, 2015
11:00 am-4:00 pm
West 21st Street between 8th and 9th Avenues

Romania Day Festival
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Taking place in Lower Manhattan

At the Alice Austen House
Mother’s Day Arts and Craft Fair
Friday May 9 – Sunday May 11, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Brooklyn Flea Record Fair
Saturday, May 10, 2014
11:00 am-6:00 pm
The first record fair of 2014 is set for Saturday, May 10. They’re proud to be part of the Red Bull Music Academy again this spring.
According to the main source there’ll also be guest DJs and special items for sale!

Parallax ‘Art’ Fair opening
at the Prince George in New York

Works by over 160 object makers on show at the first US artist-led-non-art fair
May 11-12, 2013
Friday 10 May: Private View, 7.30 – 9.30 pm
Saturday 11 – Sunday 12th May: 11:00 am -5:00 pm
Venue: Prince George, 15 East 27th Street, New York, NY 10016
Entrance – Free

Inaugural Art Miami New York Fair
May 14-­17, 2015
Launches At Pier 94
12th Avenue at 55th Street

Harlem EatUp!
May 14 – May 17
Harlem EatUp! is a brand new festival in Harlem, New York, celebrating the food, culture and spirit of Harlem

Farm Fest
at the Queens County Farm Museum

Sunday, May 15
from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Celebrate the return of spring with a visit to the farm!

37th Annual Spring Crafts on Columbus
This Art Show takes place on the sidewalk next to the American Museum of Natural History Columbus Avenue from 77th to 81st StreetTaking place on the following weeekends:
April 30/May 1
May 7/8
May 14/15

The 9th Avenue International Food Festival
Saturday May 14, 2016
Sunday May 15, 2016
Ninth Avenue between 42nd and 57th Street
10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Taste of Tribeca
Saturday, May 16, 2015
A Culinary Festival To Benefit Tribeca’s Ps 150 And Ps 234
Support Taste of Tribeca and the arts in our schools!

Brooklyn Flea Record Fair
Saturday, May 16
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Venue: Smorgasburg
90 Kent Ave (at North 7th Street), Brooklyn, NY 11211

Spanish-Around-the-World Carnaval
Saturday May 16
12:00 – 4:00 pm
Bouncy castles, arts & crafts, face painting & games, all while learning about Spanish culture around the world.
91st Street Between West End Avenue and Riverside Avenue

The 9th Avenue International Food Festival
May 16th & 17th 2015
Rain or Shine
Saturday and Sunday
9th Avenue (42nd – 57th Streets)

14th Annual Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza
May 17, 2015
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The 40th Annual Ninth Avenue
International Food Festival

Taking place
Saturday and Sunday,
May 18 & 19, 2013
From 12:00 noon – 5:00 PM
Along 9th Avenue from 42nd – 57th Streets
Rain or Shine!!

Taste of Tribeca
Saturday, May 18
A ticketed Affair benefitting local public schools.
Now in its 19th year, this highly regarded annual event will take place on Saturday, May 18th from 11:30am to 3pm, on Duane Street (between Greenwich and Hudson Street) in Tribeca. All proceeds from the event will ensure the continuation of arts and enrichment programs at local public schools, PS 150 and PS 234.

Saturday, May 18
10:30 am – 1:30 pm
For all the little tykes and featuring live entertainment, crafts, games, food, face painting and much much more.

Spring Kids Fest is presented by the Madison Square Park Conservancy, Time Out Kids and World Class Learning Academy, NY.

Kids Spring Fest 2013
in Manhattan’s Madison Sq Park

Saturday, May 18, 2013
from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

The 18th Annual BBC
Village Crafts Fair:

American Handmade Crafts & Art
Saturday, May 18, 2013
20th Annual BBC Fair taking place within Greenwich Village
Located in the heart of Greenwich Village (West Village)
on the Bedford, Barrow, Commerce Streets

The Third Annual Spring Handmade Cavalcade
Over 75 local artists and crafters from Etsy New York Team
Saturday, May 19, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
21st Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues

Get Your Handmade On! Local Etsy artists join forces in Chelsea for a day of fun, creativity and charity. PS 11 and the Etsy New York Team will occupy 21st Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. Crafts in Chelsea raises vital funds for PS 11 to help the school purchase books, supplies and equipment for the kids.

Sunday, May 19 from Noon to 6:00 pm
Emmons Avenue fro E. 27th St to Ocean Avenue in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn
BayFest is Brooklyn’s largest waterfront event of its kind & NYC’s only vendor-free street fair. Now in our 22nd year and always completely FREE, BayFest is an all-day, nonstop celebration of Sheepshead Bay with music, fun for kids, and community spirit South Brooklyn style!

Summer on the Hudson:
10th Annual Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza
Taking place at Pier 1 at about 70th Street
Sunday, May 19, 2013
11:00 am–5:00 pm

Moms Rock! Celebrate mothers and the people who love them at our annual music and art-filled festival featuring family bands, kids activities, Gymboree Play Tent, crafts, eco-environmental information, food, vendors, interactive fun, and more! Fitness demos begin at 11AM. Music starts at noon. Everyone welcome.

Performance of “fuzz buckets”
as part of the 5th Ave Street Fair

Sunday, May 20 at 1:00 pm
5th Ave at 3rd St, Park Slope
Free puppet making crafts 11:00 – 4:00 pm on 5th Ave at 2nd St

Pets & Pals Party
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Noon – 3:00 pm
Alley Pond Park
(76th Ave. east of Springfield Blvd.)
Join us for a free day of family and pet fun. Games, rides, arts & crafts projects, pet adoption, pet microchipping, pet training advice, and lots more fun!
For directions or for additional information, please call (718) 352-4793.

The following is unconfirmed yet provided by one of New Yorkled’s readers:
West 22 Street Block Association Is Sponsoring
22 Street And West 21 Street Between 8th Ave. And 10th Ave.
Saturday May 21, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Sale Will Benefit The West 300 Block Association. Household Goods, Clothing, Jewelry, Dvds, Cds, Antiques, Art,Crafts,Books, Electronics, Collectables. Only Residents On These Blocks Can Sell Their Goods. No Food

Flax and Fleece Fest in Brooklyn
Saturday, May 21
& Sunday, May 22
at 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Visit the Zoo and watch sheep as they are sheared. Then come to Lefferts Historic House to see how sheared fleece becomes yarn. Help them wash, hang, card, and spin wool. Also, plant flax for the next harvest or join in a weaving workshop.
Taking place at the Lefferts Historic House, Prospect Park (Flatbush Avenue at Empire Boulevard)
For More Information: (718) 789-2822

Thousands Of Dancers Limber Up For
The Most Multi-Cultural Event In The New York City Calendar:
The 10th Annual Dance Parade And Festival
Saturday, May 21, 2016

Celebrate Astoria! International Cultural Festival
Saturday, May 21, 2016
1:30 – 5:00 pm
Great Lawn in Astoria Park

The Annual Essex Street Market Block Party!
Saturday, May 21, 2016
12:00 – 5:00 pm

New York on Location
Sunday, May 22, 2016
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Museum of the Moving Image

Greek Jewish Festival
Sunday May 22, 2016
12:00 – 6:00 pm
Broome St Between Allen St And Eldridge St
Lower East Side – The Only Festival Of Its Kind In The World!
Featuring Food, Live Music, Kids Activities

East Harlem Block Nursery, Inc.
50th Anniversary Celebration
Old School Style Block Party!
Saturday, May 23, 2015
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
215 East 106th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues

Opening Day Family Festival
At Governor’s Island
Sunday, May 24, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
At Nolan Park: Kick-off another amazing Governors Island season with free, family-friendly performances, games, and activities at the Governors Island Alliance Family Festival! Family Festival will include arts and crafts, musical and theatrical performances, and harbor-education activities for kids.

Memorial Day Parades and Other Events
May 24 & 25, 2015

The 18th Annual Lower East Side
Festival Of The Arts

Saturday, May 25
At and around 10th Street and 1st Avenue
Cultural Festival, Performances, Food, Vendors and More
Starting outside at 12 noon, they throw up a stage and sound system on East 10th Street at 1st Avenue and composer, Bohemia historian and guitar guru Richard West curates and hosts a street extravaganza. A marvelous mix of acoustic music (folk to funk), dance (flamenco, belly and otherwise), comedy, poetry and Theatrical Miscellany. Lining the street on either side of the stage are vendors of all description, local artisans and purveyors of tempting foods. So you may feast and flea market to your heart’s content until 5pm.

Governors Island Alliance’s 9th Annual Opening Day Family Festival !
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Sunday, May 26, 2013
from Noon to 4:00 pm
GIA’s Family Festival is a free and creative arts and harbor education-focused jamboree which will take place in Nolan Park.

The Viva Loisaida Festival
Sunday, May 26, 2013

Kicks Off The City’s Summer Season With A Latin Flair
An Annual Nuyorican Tradition Offers A Mix Of Plena, Salsa & Zumba In Manhattan’s Lower East Side

St. James’ Church Thrift Sale
Thursday, May 26, 2016
9:30 am – 4:00 pm
$5 Entry Fee until Noon
865 Madison Avenue @ 71 Street

Annual New York City Fleet Week 2016
May 25 – 31, 2016

152nd Street Cultural Festival
May 28, 2016
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Lead-up to the Puerto Rican Day Parade
152nd Street (Between Jackson Avenue & Union Avenue, Bronx, NY)

Air Show at Jones Beach State Park
Saturday, May 28 – Sunday, May 29
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Admission Price: FREE
Parking Cost: $10.00

Memorial Day Weekend Events
May 28-30, 2016

DanceAfrica 2016 Bazaar
May 28 – May 30, 2016
Saturday, May 28, 12:00 – 10:00 pm
Sunday, May 29, 12:00 – 8:00 pm
Monday, May 30, 12:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Ashland Place and Lafayette Avenue

Family Fun Day
May 29, 2016
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
At Nolan Park on Governors Island

HOWL! Festival 2013
Friday, May 31, 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Tompkins Square Park, Enter through Southwest entrance, Avenue A & 7th Street

Saturday, June 1, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Great HOWL! Stage, Avenue A / East 7th Street Entrance

BookExpo America (BEA)
Wednesday, May 27 – Friday, May 29, 2015
Javits Center | New York City, NY

World Science Festival’s 2016 New York Flagship Festival
June 1-5
Throughout NYC
The World Science Festival presents its annual flagship New York Festival June 1-5 in indoor and outdoor locations across New York City.

In Lower Manhattan
May 28–30, 2015

Staten Island Performing Arts Festival
Friday, May 29
Saturday, May 30
Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden
The Music Hall
Tickets Prices vary depending on Performance(s)

7th Annual NYC Multicutural Festival
May 21, 2016
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
St. Nicholas Avenue between 141st and 145th Streets in Manhattan
June 4, 2016
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Jackie Robinson Park (Bandshell) at 85 Bradhurst Avene and 146th Street in Manhattan

OutdoorFest Adventures Day
Sunday, May 30
Colonels Row, Governor’s Island
Begin the day with yoga and other outdoor fitness classes followed by field day games and wilderness skills demos.

May 30 & 31, 2015
At the Jacob Javits Convention Center

Taste Of Times Square
The 23rd Annual Outdoor Food And Music Festival
Monday, June 6
from 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Celebrates The Tastes And Sounds Of New York City
Festival Will Be Held On 46th Street From Broadway To 10th Avenue
Sample “Tastes” Will Range In Price From $1-$6

Vinitaly USA (Vinitaly International)
Monday, June 1, 2015
New York Vintners. 21 Warren Street New York, NY 10007

First-Ever Atlantic Avenue Wedding Extravaganza
Showcases Thoroughfare As One-Stop Shop
For Dresses, Flowers, Gifts, Cakes, Venues, More
Saturday, June 1
All-day event to include wedding walking tour, merchant discounts, mock weddings, puppy wedding costume contest, & more

American Crafts Festival
at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
June 4, 5
June 11, 12, 2016
Saturday, Noon – 9:00 pm
Sunday, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Morton Street Fair
The Morton St. Block Assn. Street Fair
Saturday, June 2
from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Morton St. between Bedford and Hudson St..White Elephant Sale plus raffle prizes.

Sunset BBQ at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Thursday, June 2
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Join them for an evening of hot food, cold drinks, live music, and great company at SUNSET BBQ!
Tickets start at $40 for kids and $150 for adults

Japan Block Fair
Saturday, June 4, 2016
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Park Ave between 39th & 40th Streets

Pathmark Multicultural Arts Festival at South Street Seaport
Saturday, June 5
Food sampling, cultural music and a chance to win prizes.
Taking place at Pier 17

Tasting Table’s Lobster Rumble
Thursday, June 4, 2015
7:00 – 10:00 pm
At the Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street
The 6th annual Lobster Rumble is Tasting Table’s unforgettable culinary showdown featuring 25 of the country’s top lobster rolls competing for the title of ‘Fan Favorite’’ and benefiting Share Our Strength.

5th Annual Musical Chairs in Bryant Park
Monday, June 6, 2016
from 7:30 – 9:30 pm
Join Bryant Park for the 5th annual epic game of musical chairs, featuring the park’s iconic green bistro chair. Prizes for last chair standing.
Pre-registration is required

33rd Annual Hippo Playground Spring Fair
June 5, 2016
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hippo Playground in Riverside Park at 91st street
Pony rides, bouncy castles, a petting zoo, games, prizes, crafts, food, entertainment and more.
For kids only and their caretakers.

Celebrate Israel Parade To March Up Fifth Avenue
Sunday, June 5
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Parade to be held on Fifth Avenue from 57th to 74th Streets

Murray Hill Street Fair
Saturday, June 6, 2015
11:00 am to 6:00 pm
The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association’s annual Murray Hill Street Fair “Celebrating Historic Murray Hill 1754 – 2015” is a one-of-a-kind street festival.
On Park Avenue between 34th and 40th Streets

Taste of Spring Handmade Craftstravaganza
June 6 from 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
Outside on West 17th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues
A benefit for the NYC Museum School
Organized by Two Fair Ladies
Beautiful handmade art and crafts along with food!

Murray Hill Street Fair
Saturday, June 6, 2015
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
On Park Avenue between 34th and 40th Streets

Hamilton Heights – Sugar Hill Celebrates Spring!
Saturday, June 6th and June 13th, 2015
12:00 Noon – 5:30 PM
Hamilton Place, and West 142nd and West 143rd
between Amsterdam & Hamilton Place
in West Harlem

Special Edition: NYC
June 6 & 7, 2015
Pier 94
711 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10019
Celebrate your love of comic books, cartooning, illustration and the graphic arts at Special Edition: A comic book festival held annually in the birthplace of comics – New York City!

Saturday, June 6 — Sunday, June 7
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Taking place at Governors Island
FIGMENT is an explosion of creative energy. It’s a free, annual celebration of participatory art and culture where everything is possible. For one weekend each summer, it transforms Governors Island into a large-scale collaborative artwork – and then it’s gone.

American Crafts Festival
June 6, 7
June 13, 14, 2015
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
64th St at Columbus Avenue

Open Air Street Fair
Sunday, June 7, 2015
Taking place from 10:00 am To 5:00 pm
Crosby Street, between Houston and Prince

Cultural Immigrant Festival
Sunday, June 7, 2015
2:30 – 5:00 pm
Join them once again to honor our diverse cultural history with the music and dance of Espiritu Gitano & Mestizo Quartet with Harold Guiterrez At PS 69: 77-02 37 Avenue, Jackson Heights, NY 11372

World’s Fair Anniversary Festival
Sunday, June 7, 2015
1:00 – 6:00 pm
At Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Egg Rolls & Egg Cream Festival
Sunday, June 7, 2015
12:00 – 4:00 pm
At the Museum at Eldridge Street
This year, their signature festival celebrating Jewish and Chinese culture will expand to also feature the food, music and folk arts of the Puerto Rican community of their neighborhood. Enjoy Chinese opera, klezmer and salsa and plena music; Yiddish, Mandarin and Spanish lessons; Hebrew and Chinese scribal art, Puerto Rican mask making, mah jongg and, of course, egg rolls, egg creams and empanadas – all kosher! Plus so much more!

Annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party
Saturday & Sunday
June 11 & 12, 2016
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Taking place at Madison Square Park, NYC

Figment Festival at
Governors Island

June 8-9, 2013

FIGMENT is an explosion of creative energy. It’s a free, annual celebration of participatory art and culture where everything is possible. For one weekend each summer, it transforms Governors Island into a large-scale collaborative artwork – and then it’s gone.

NYRP’s Harlem River Festival
Saturday, June 8
Sherman Creek Park
Free to Attend
Festival Activities
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Boat Races
7:30 am – 11:00 am
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Annual Staten Island Irish Fair
To Benefit the St. Columcille Irish Cultural Center of Staten Island
Saturday, June 9 – Sunday, June 10

Cost is $10 at the gate and $8 in advance.
Children under 12 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.
Spring is here and the tents are going up for the Annual Irish Fair held on the Staten Island Rodeo Grounds.

Taste of Summer in Central Park
June 8, 2016
7:00 – 11:00 pm
Bethesda Terrace
Tix begin at $400

National Puerto Rican Day Parade
Sunday, June 12, 2016
The Parade will take place from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Fifth Avenue, from E. 44th to E. 79thStreets.

14th Annual Drums Along the Hudson
Sunday, June 12, 2016
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
218th Street and Indian Road in Inwood Hill Park in Manhattan

Saturday, June 13, 2015
The inaugural HUDSON RIVER PARK GAMES is an all-day, Olympic-style event throughout the Park, destined to be our city’s most exhilarating and competitive day of sport.

13th Annual Arab-American & North African Cultural Street Festival
June 13, 2015
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Great Jones Street Btw. Broadway & Lafayette St.

30th Annual 116th Street Festival
Saturday, June 13
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Biggest Latin Festival in the North East featuring over 200 exhibitors, vendors and family themed activities. Well known as that BIG Affair taking place on the eve of the Puerto Rican Day Parade and drawing hundreds of thousands of people!
Also on hand will be two stages for musical performances

The Great Bubble Battle
June 13, 2015
Updated time now is 3:00 pm
Yes folks, it’s exactly what some of you might be thinking.
Bubbles Being Blown in the midst of Bulbicious Bright Lights…or something like that!
Taking place in Union Square, 14th and Broadway

10th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party
June 13 – 14, 2015
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Colonel’s Row at Governor’s Island

DayLife presents Lower EAT Side!
Sunday, June 14th from 12:00 – 5:00 pm
Fun, Food, Exercise and Music!!!

U.S. Army 238th Birthday Celebration
in NYC

Friday, June 14 (Flag Day)
9:45 am at Duffy Square in Times Squareand
12:10 pm at Bryant Park
Presented by the United States Army. Times Square Cake Cutting Ceremony – Live music, key speakers, Future Soldier swearing-in ceremony, and presentation of the colors.Bryant Park Patriotic Performance – Performances by the U.S. Military Academy Band and “Hellcats,” The U. S. Army Drill Team, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Soldiers Show.

Kulturfest NYC
June 14 – 21
Brought forth by the Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene
Featuring theater performances, outdoor concerts, films, dance, a symposium, nightly Klezkabarets, exhibits, lectures, and workshops. Theatre artists, musicians, and scholars in participation will represent over 30 countries across the globe.

NYC Dance Week Festival
June 16-25
A 10-Day Event of FREE dance, fitness and wellness classes

34th Annual Mermaid Parade
in Coney Island
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Beginning at 1:00 pm
Starting at West 21st Street and Surf Avenue

Albanian Parade 2016
Saturday, June 18
From 27th Street to 38th Street along 6th Avenue

Brooklyn-Puppetry Arts New York Family Festivals
June 18
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
PS 15 Playground 71 Sullivan Street

Solstice in Times Square:
Mind Over Madness Yoga
Monday, June 20, 2016

Lions, Tigers and Brews
June 19-20, 2015
At the Central Park Zoo
Featuring Live Music & 100+ Craft Beers

Waterside Market: Arts, Crafts & Flea Market
Saturday, June 20
Rain Date: Sunday, June 21
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Outside on the Plaza – Weather Permitting
Waterside Plaza is located East of the FDR Highway, on the East River between 25th and 29th Streets

Summer Solstice Celebration
at Socrates Sculpture Park
Sunday, June 21, 2015
5:00 pm – Dusk
Art-Making Workshops, Face Painting, Solstice Ritual Performed by Urban Shaman Mama Donna ++
7:30 – 9:00 pm
Live Concert by the Queens Symphony Orchestra

Fifth Annual North River
Historic Ship Festival

Thursday, June 20 – Sunday, June 23
Hudson River Park’s Pier 25 in Lower Manhattan

Summer Solstice BBQ
Friday, June 21, 2013
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Friends of Morningside for a community BBQ. Find out more about our organization and how you can get involved. Sample treats from local businesses.
115th Street BBQ area in Morningside Park, Manhattan

LGBT Pride Week Events
June 21 – 26, 2016
Featuring the Rally, Pride March, Dance and more…

Astoria Park Carnival
June 22 – 26, 2016
Rides * Games * Food

Adventures NYC – FREE
Saturday, June 22, 2013
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Central Park, the Bandshell Area
enter at 72nd Street

Join NYC Parks and Backpacker Magazine for the 9th annual Adventures NYC, and discover adventure right here in your own backyard! Get ready to hike, bike, climb and paddle as we celebrate NYC Parks and the great outdoors.

On Saturday, June 22, stop by Central Park and enjoy a day of outdoor adventure – for FREE!

Swedish Midsummer Festival
Friday, June 24, 2016
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Robert F. Wagner Park and Pier A Plaza
Battery Park City in lower Manhattan
Rain or shine

Harlem Arts Festival 2016
Saturday, June 25 – Sunday, June 26
3:00 – 8:30 pm
Taking place at Marcus Garvey Park
Tickets are Free

Astoria Park Carnival
June 25-28, 2015
In the Parking Lot at Astoria Park
Free Admission
Featuring Rides, Games, Food and Entertainment
Thursday: 4:00 – 10:00 pm
Friday: 4:00 – 11:00 pm
Saturday: Noon – 12:00 am
Sunday: Noon – 11:30 pm

Staten Island Arts’ 7th Annual
LUMEN 2016 Video & Performance Art Festival
Saturday, June 25
7:00 pm – Midnight
Atlantic Salt Company, 561 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301

2016 Taste of Jewish Culture Street Fair
Sunday, June 26, 2016
11:00 am to 6:00 pm
6th Avenue between 48th and 49th Streets, Midtown Manhattan

Taste Asia – Asian Food Fest 2015
June 26 – 27, 2015
The largest and most diverse Asian Food Festival in North America : A Celebration of the Deep Culinary Arts of Asian Cuisine, at Times Square

Museum of Chinese in America’s
Dragon Boat Family Festival!
Saturday, June 27
12:00 – 4:00 pm
Tickets: $10 per person. $8 for all MOCA Dual and Individual Level Members. Free for MOCA Family Level Members and above, children under 2, and Cool Culture families. RSVP: Space is limited, advance online purchase recommended.
NOT To be confused with the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival which takes place in August.

Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience :
June 28 – 30, 2013

Stan Lee, Patrick Stewart, Five ‘The Walking Dead’ Stars, WWE® Superstar CM Punk® Headline Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience

Taking place at Basketball City
299 South St. #36
New York, NY 10002

Friday, June 28, 4-9 p.m.
(Boat Cruise: Friday, 9 pm — midnight)
Saturday, June 29 – 10 am. – 7 pm
Sunday, June 30 – 10 am – 5 pm

Tickets start at $40. Kids 5 and under free with paid adult. for more info

Harlem Pride 2013
Saturday, June 29 beginning at 12:00 pm
Jackie Robinson Park
Bradhurst and Edgecomb Avenues
From West 145th Street to West 155th Street

Canada Day Festival
Saturday, June 29
From 10:30 am – 10:30 pm
With various items going on all day long at Rumsey Playfield as well as the Naumburg Bandshell.
A free Canada Day Concert will take place in the evening at Rumsey Playfield as part of SummerStage Concert Series presented by AT&T. Award winning Canadian bands Brasstrounaut, Spirit of the Westand Joel Plaskett are the first confirmed artists.

NYC Pridefest
June 30, 2013
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Hudson between Abingdon Square and West 14th Street

Brooklyn Flea
at Fort Greene, Brooklyn
on Saturdays through Mid November
10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Rain or Shine
176 Lafayette Ave. (btw. Clermont + Vanderbilt Ave)

at Williamsburg, Brooklyn
on Sundays through Mid November
10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Rain or Shine
27 North 6th St. (btw. Kent Ave. + East River)

a Brooklyn Flea food market where over 100+ food vendors will set up shop between North 6th and North 7th Streets on an undeveloped acre parcel within The Edge development, adjacent to East River State Park.
at Williamsburg, Brooklyn
on Saturdays through Mid November
9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Rain or Shine
27 North 6th St. (btw. Kent Ave. + East River)

Hermione and the Spirit of Lafayette
return to the United States of America in a
Grand Tall Ship Parade
Along the Hudson
Saturday, July 4
All Part of
Hermione’s visit to NYC taking place from July 1 – July 4

The Festival of Independence at the South Street Seaport
Saturday, July 4, 2015
All Day Long

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular!
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Taking place from two locations along East River

Iron Horse 4th of July Pig Roast Block Party
July 4th, 2015
4th of July Pig Roast will be held, donations will be solicited in exchange for food.
The Iron Horse NYC, Inc., 32 Cliff Street in Manhattan
Benefiting ‘The Wounded Warrior Project’.

Interactive, Music, Technology:

Saturday, July 6
Fair: 3:00 – 8:00 pm
Performances: 8:00 pm–12:00 am
South Street Seaport, Cannon’s Walk
Co-presented with Harvestworks

Part exposition, part block party, Control Voltage is New York City’s annual fair dedicated to celebrating the modular synthesizer. Synth makers share their creations by day, inviting audiences to see, hear, touch and talk about the modular synth. Musicians perform at night celebrating invention, community, creativity, and the inspirational intersection of science and art.
Produced by Abby Echiverri.

Afro-Latino Festival NYC 2016
Friday, July 8 – Sunday, July 10
Various venues


The Metropolitan Stamp Show
Next Show Thursday–Saturday
July 10–12, 2014
Holiday Inn Midtown
440 West 57th Street
New York, New York 10019
Show Hours: Thursday 10:00 – 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Village Voice
4 Knots Music Festival
Saturday, July 11, 2015
1:00 – 10:00 pm
Pier 84 along the Hudson River near 42nd Street
Rain or Shine
For All Ages
Featuring 10 Bands
Visit their site to learn about Ticket Prices

Free Fashion On The Hudson 7
Fashion Avenue News
Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 1:30 to 7:30 pm
Riverbank State Park
679 Riverside Dr, Cultural Center

WitchsFest USA – A Pagan Street Faire
Saturday, July 11
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Astor Place Bet. Broadway & Lafayette Streets Manhattan, New York City
Taking place Rain or Shine

Broadway Barks
Saturday, July 11, 3:00 – 6:00 pm
Shubert Alley
A star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies…returning for a 17th year this summer.

Inked Magazine’s
New York Empire State Tattoo Expo
July 10-12, 2015
At the New York Hilton

July 11 – 24, 2016
The 14th Annual Festival of LGBT Arts
at The WILD Project Theater, 193 East 3rd Street


111th Street Salsa Street Party
+ Old Timer’s Stickball Game
Sunday, July 12

Bastille Day 2016 Festival
Sunday, July 10
Noon – 5:00 pm
60th Street, from Fifth Avenue to Lexington Avenue

Celebrate Flatiron Chefs 2016
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
5:30 – 8:30 pm
At Madison Square Park

Inked presents:
Empire State Tattoo Expo
July 15 – 17th, 2016
At the New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Ave of the Americas

City Of Water Day
Free Family Festival
Saturday, July 16, 2016
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Taking place at various locales city-wide

July 16 – 18, 2015
At more than one location

The Underwear Run
July 17, 2015
The Underwear Run is a 1.7-mile fun run that takes place in Central Park every year on the Friday before the Panasonic New York City Triathlon.

AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour to take Manhattan:
First-ever AVP New York City Open set for July 16-19
Thursday, July 16 – Sunday, July 19, 2015
Pier 26/25, Hudson River Park / West and North Moore Streets

Bird Viewing:
Tern Festival
Jul 16, 2016
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
South Battery and Yankee Pier on Governors Island

New Museum Block Party
Sara D. Roosevelt Park : Chrystie Street between Delancey and Broome Street in the Chinatown Area
Saturday, July 20
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Panasonic NYC Triathlon
Sunday, July 24, 2016

Annual Queens Food Festival at LIC Flea
July 25 & 26, 2015
…judge and vote for your favorite Food, Dessert and Drink vendor.

4th Annual Space & Science Festival
To Celebrate Art And Science
At The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Thursday, July 23 – Sunday July 26

Fridays, 3:00 – 6:00 pm
(or while supplies last)
July 24, 31
August 7, 14, 21, 28
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

37th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer POW WOW
Friday-Sunday, July 24 – 26, 2015
At the Queens County Farm Museum

QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning
July 24, 25 & 26, 2015
Featuring Fireworks, Eats, Drink, Kid Entertainment, Balloons Galore, Musical Performances including Don Felder and Kansas Plus Much More…

The 6th Annual New York City Poetry Festival
Jul 30, 2016 – Jul 31
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
At Colonels Row on Governors Island

on the Great Lawn of Central Park
Saturday, July 25, 2015, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
It’s High Noon in the middle of New York City as so many will descend upon our great parkland for the battle of the century!

High Bridge Festival
At Highbridge Park
Saturday, July 25, 2015
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Awaken Psychic Fair
Sunday, July 26
Hotel Pennsylvania
401 Seventh Avenue
(33rd & 32nd Sts.)

“A Great Day in Harlem”
As part of Harlem Week
Sunday, July 26
Featuring Crafts, Food, Music, Fashion and More…!
Ulysses S Grant National Memorial Park
W. 122nd Street and Riverside Drive

Chinatown Summer Street Festival 2010

August 1 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Taking place at Columbus Park within Chinatown

NYC’s Only Free Outdoor Summer Comedy Series
July 5, 12, 19, 26 | August 1
At various parks within our city.

Arts Carnival at Crocheron Park
Friday, August 6 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
(Buz O’Rourke Playground at 214th Place and 33rd Road in Bayside)
Join them for an afternoon of fun in the park including arts & crafts projects, games, and other activities.

African Arts And Culture Festival Returns To Governors Island
African Film Festival Inc.’s Third Annual ‘Family Day Celebration’
Heads to New York on Saturday, August 7
Noon – 5:00 pm

All events will take place at Colonels’ Row on Governors Island, a family and tourist destination located off the southern tip of Manhattan across from the Financial District.

Saturday August 8 and Sunday August 9 2015

NYC Summer Streets 2016
Saturdays on August 6, 13 and 20
7:00 am – 6:00 pm

2014 Giglio di Sant’ Antonio Feast
August 6 – 9, 2015
Pleasant Avenue from 114th-116th Streets in East Harlem

Dance Theater of Harlem Summer 2014 Street Festival
Saturday, August 9
from Noon – 7:00 pm
West 152nd Street Between Amsterdam and St. Nicholas Avenues
Free Performances!
Featuring Dance Theatre of Harlem School Summer Intensive Students and Special Guest Artists
Also: Special Appearance by the Dance Theatre of Harlem Company!

20th Anniversary
FringeNYC Festival
August 12 – 28, 2016
The largest multi-arts festival in North America. Each year the festival presents programming by nearly 200 of the world’s best emerging theatre troupes and dance companies.

Times Square Kiss In – 62nd Anniversary
Saturday, August 14th
Doors open at 10:00 am. Program begins at 11:00 am
Military Island, at the intersection of Broadway and 7th Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets.

28th Annual EcoFest
Sunday, August 14
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Times Square

Dominican Day Parade
Sunday, August 14
Beginning at 12:00 pm
Starting at 36th St. and 6th Ave. and ending at 52nd St and 6th Ave

Jazzfest Weekend
at the Morris Jumel Mansion
Sat, Aug 15 – Sun, Aug 16
Morris-Jumel will celebrate its Sugar Hill heritage with two days of classic jazz—all of it played outdoors in beautiful Roger Morris Park. Free. No registration required.

10th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party at Governors Island
Aug 15 – Aug 16
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
A roaring twenties family friendly garden party featuring live jazz orchestras, dance lessons, performances, paper moon photo booth, antique cars, games, vintage vendors, food and drink.
This is a Ticketed / Priced Event

Time Out New York’s
Battle of the Burger
Thursday, August 18 at 8:00 pm
presented by Budweiser
South Street Seaport, $50

FlyNYC – Free Kite Flying Event
Saturday, August 20, 2016
12:00 – 5:00 pm
At Riverside Park South
Featuring Music Performances as well!

27th Annual Upper Manhattan Auto Show
Sunday, August 21st
12:00 – 4:00 pm
West 135th St. bet. 5th Ave. & Malcolm X Blvd

“The World’s Largest”
India Day Parade
Sunday, August 21, 12:00 pm
Parade begins at Madison Ave and 38th Street and ends at Madison and 27th Street
11:00 am – 6:00 pm :
Food Court & Merchandise Booths between 25th-27th Streets along Madison
Cultural Programs between 23rd-24th

Emerging Music Festival at Bryant Park
Friday, August 21, 2015
5:00pm – 10:00pm
Bryant Park Stage and Lawn

Battery Dance presents
The 35th Annual
August 14-20, 2016
Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park in Battery Park City

Back 2 School Street Fair
Saturday, August 22, 2015
from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
1188 President Street
Brooklyn, NY 11225

Blues Barbecue Fest
Saturday, August 22, 2:00 pm
At Pier 26 located around North Moore and the West Side Highway within the Tribeca section of New York City.
Rain or Shine

The 2015 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

Friday, August 21 – Sunday, August 23, 2015
Taking place at Marcus Garvey Park and Tompkins Square Park

Sunday, August 21
West 135th Street between 5th Avenue & Malcolm X Blvd.
Our Health Village
Upper Manhattan Small Business Expo & Fair
(Fifth Avenue & Malcolm X Blvd)

“Life’s A Picnic in Grand Central”
August 24 – 28, 2015
with Free Indoor, Public Picnic Space in Vanderbilt Hall
Plus some Broadway Performances as well!

Annual Central Park Film Festival
August 24 – 27, 2016

Kimlau Square Park Day
in Manhattan’s Chinatown
Join them this
Saturday, August 24 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
for Kimlau Square Park Day, a special event to honor the square’s homage to Chinese and Chinese American history by encouraging the community to help keep Kimlau Square clean.

NYC Volkswagen Traffic Jam
on Governor’s Island
Sunday, August 25

Pakistan Day Parade
August 28, 2016
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Madison Ave. from 38 Street to 23 Street.

Bronx SalsaFest
New York International Salsa Congress
Aug 28 – Sep 4

Children’s Day at South Street Seaport
Children’s Day Target
September 30
Noon start time, concert at 8:00 pm
Rain or Shine
Remember, Details to come…BUT, last year there was quite the mixup regarding
the Fireworks which were SUPPOSED to be taking place there.

Brazilian Day Festival
Sunday, September 4, 2016

Mort & Ray’s
Staten Island Beachfest 2015
Saturdays & Sundays
From July 18, 19 to September 5,6
12:00 Noon – 6:00 pm
Midland Beach, Staten Island

Chinatown Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
September 5 from 4:00 – 10:00 pm
4:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Forsyth Street, between East Broadway and Division Streets

Richmond Town County Fair
Saturday – Monday
September 3 – 5, 2016
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tickets available at the Door

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair
Sunday, September 4, 2016
1:00 – 6:00 pm
Pier I in Riverside Park South, West 70th Street

Between the Seas
New York’s only Mediterranean Performance Festival!
September 7-13, 2015

Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival
Saturday, September 10
Noon – 5:00 pm
Columbia St. (from Degraw to Union)
Union St. (from Columbia to Hicks)

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Celebrates
First Anniversary of Environmental Education Center
Saturday, September 10, 1:00 – 5:00 PM
Special Open Hours

Affordable Art Fair
September 10 – 13, 2015
The Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)

Seventh Annual Columbia Waterfront Fall Festival
Saturday, September 12, 2015
12:00 – 5:00 pm
Columbia Street (between DeGraw and Union Street) & Union Street (between Columbia and Hicks Street)

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s
Oyster Shellebration
Saturday, September 12, 2015
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Presented by One John Street.
Curated East Coast Oyster Varieties with Ocean inspired tasting menu along with wine and spirits within the newest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park.
This is a ticketed event with tix beginning at $100

Taste Talks 2015 in Brooklyn
September 12-13, 2015

NYC Honey Week
September 12 – 18, 2016
Taking place city-wide

Experience Thailand 2015
September 13
10:00 am – 8:00 pm
at Union Square Park

88th Annual San Gennaro Feast
in New York City’s Little Italy
September 10 – 20, 2015

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit
2016 Fall Show:
Labor Day Weekend Sept. 3, 4, and 5
+ Sept. 10 and 11

8th Annual MotorExpo
September 13-19, 2015
At Brookfield Place, Lower Manhattan
Sunday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The New York Coffee Festival
September 16 – 18th, 2016
At the 69th Regiment Armory, 25th and 26th streets
Visit the official site for Ticket information and more…

New York City’s Von Steuben Day Parade
Saturday, Sept. 17
12 Noon
Fifth Avenue, 68th Street to 86th Street

Mid-Autumn Moon Family Festival!
Saturday, September 17, 2016 | 12:00 – 4:00 pm
This is a paid / ticketed event

$10 General Admission
$8 Students/Seniors/Members
Free for children under 5

32nd Annual Queens County Fair
September 19 & 20
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Their most popular fair of the year!
The fair features pie eating- and corn husking-contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, midway games, and kids’ entertainment by Big Apple Circus To-Go.

Historic House Trust Festival
On September 24 through 26, come see how New Yorkers lived a hundred years ago. More than two dozen preserved homes and buildings offer special tours and events.
Official Page

33rd Annual

At the Queens County Farm Museum
Sunday, September 15, 2013
11:00 am – 4:00 pm

This show will include a display of various makes and models of motorcycles that have been out of production 10 years or more. Music, farmhouse tours, hayrides, and food will provide fun for the entire family.

ADMISSION: $5.00 per person
Free with Farm Membership

Fall Equinox Festival
at Hudson River Park

Saturday, September 17
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hudson River Park’s Pier 84 at 44th Street
Join them for this annual festival celebrating the changing of the seasons featuring live music, arts & crafts, fishing, produce cart dance performances and much more!

Saturday, September 17
from 1:30 – 7:30 pm
Cost: $30

2013 Harvest in the Square
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Union Square Park, North Plaza, Manhattan
General Admission tickets for 7:30 PM are $125
VIP tickets for 6:00 PM entry are $400.

2016 NYC – Medieval Festival
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Camelot Returns to Manhattan!
from 11:30 am – 6:00 pm

36th Annual Queens County Farm Museum
Sunday, September 18, 2016
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, New York

Chef One NYC Dumpling Festival
September 26, 2015
12 Noon to 5:00 pm
Sara D. Roosevelt Park in Manhattan’s Chinatown
( on E. Houston St Between Chrystie St and Forsyth St )

Little Red Lighthouse Festival
Saturday, September 26
12:00 – 4:00 pm
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with NYC Urban Park Ranger-led tours, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and activities for the whole family!

23rd annual London Terrace Block Party
Saturday, September 26
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
West 24th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues

Chile Pepper Festival At the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Saturday, September 26, 2015
11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Ronald McDonald House Annual Block Party
Saturday, September 26
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
73rd Street between 1st and York Ave.
Feauting street fair, food, chili cook-off, craft and activity booths, face painting, rides, music, toy and housewares sales, Pop Tab Palooza, meet Ronald, prizes, give-aways, and more!

15th Annual NYC Pagan Pride Day September 26, 2015
Saturday, September 26, 2015 (Rain or Shine)
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
At Washington Square Park

The 4th Annual Breukelen Country Fair
September 26, 2015
Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum

Taste of Gramercy neighborhood
September 26, 2015
11 am – 3 pm
Irving Place (between 17/18th streets)
Please note that this is a paid ticketed food event.

East 84th St. Oktoberfest Street Festival
Saturday, September 26th
East 84th St. between 1st and 2nd Avenues
Live Oompah Band (Polka, czardas) | German Wurst | Homebaked Goodies, Local Restaurant Food | Artisans Booths | BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS, old and new, all vetted. | Flea market

September 26-27, 2015
Pier 94, Manhattan
Saturday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Over 600 Booths Of Treasures And Bargains!
Same Day On-Site Delivery Service For Customers

Taiwan Excellence Product Showcase 2015
At Grand Central Terminal
September 24-27, 2015

MorningSide Lights Procession
Saturday, September 26
Family craft table at the Common Ground Festival
Morningside Lights Procession at 8 p.m.
Morningside Park (116 Street & Morningside Avenue)

29th Annual Broadway Flea Market
& Grand Auction
Sunday, September 27
10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Times Square, Shubert Alley & West 44th Street, NYC

41st Annual Atlantic Antic™ Festival
Sunday, September 27th, 2015
12:00 – 6:00 pm – RAIN OR SHINE
Atlantic Avenue, from 4th Avenue to Hicks Street, Brooklyn, New York

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!
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

Wyckoff Farmhouse Apple Festival
September 24 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Adults $5.00
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.

At Historical Richmond Town
in State Island

Sunday, September 25, 10:00 – 5:00 pm
Antiques, crafts and collectibles line the village streets. Enjoy a stroll through the park-like grounds in search of that unique attic treasure or special one-of-a-kind gift.
$2/person, Children under 12 FREE.

Dumbo Arts Festival
Over 225,000 people expected for three-day free arts extravaganza in DUMBO
Friday, September 28th
to Sunday, September 30th
Friday, September 28th
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday, September 29th
12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Sunday, September 30th –
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All outdoor projections are open from 6:00 pm to midnight all three nights.
Cost: Free

Little Neck Bay Festival
Saturday, September 25, 2010

Madison Square Eats: Fall 2015
September 4 – October 1
Make sure to stop by between 11:00 am – 9:00 pm and take advantage of the tasty bites all day long.

3rd Annual Meatpacking District Fundraiser
October 1 – 4, 2015

Two Fair Ladies Presents
Fall Craftstravaganza
Saturday, October 3
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
At West 17th Street (betw 8-9th Aves)
Handmade Art and Craft Fair : benefit for New York City Museum School

NYC’s longest running outdoor art show turns 65 this year!
Staten Island Museum’s Annual Fence Show
and Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble Open Air Music Festival
Saturday, October 3, 2015

Hudson River Park’s
NYC Marine Science Festival
Saturday, October 3 at 11:00 am
Pier 26 at N. Moore St.

Open Air Music Festival
October 3 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm
In partnership with the Staten Island Museum’s 65th Annual Fence Show, Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble presents their 4th Annual Open Air Music Festival!

Lower East Side’s Pickle Day
Sunday, October 4th
12:00 – 5:00 pm

The New Yorker Festival
October 7-9, 2016
At ticketed series of events

The Big Chocolate Show
October 8 & 9
West Chelsea/ Manhattan
Terminal Stores – The Waterfront NY

Autumn Crafts Festival
at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
October 3, 4colu & October 10, 11, 2015
Saturday 11am-8:30pm * Sunday 10am-6:30pm

3rd Annual Pueblo Harlem
October 10, 2015
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Harlem School of the Arts

Rome Through Richmond Town
Saturday, October 10

Children’s Harvest Festival
at the Jefferson Market Garden
in the Village
Saturday, October 10, 2015
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
(Rain date, Sunday, October 11)

Columbus Day Parade
Monday, October 10, 2016
Along 5th Avenue in Manhattan

New York Comic Con
October 6-9, 2016
At the Javits Convention Center

9th Annual NYCFF
October 13 – 16
Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival

New York Fall 2016 Whole Bead Show
October 14 – October 16
Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 7th Avenue @ 33rd Street

7th Annual Taste of the Seaport
October 15, 2016
11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Manhattan Country School Farm Festival
October 15, 2016
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
150 W 85th St

NYC Craft Beer Fest
October 14 – 15
Sample 150 Brews, Ciders & Meads at NYC Craft Beer Festival, Plus Spirits
69th Regiment Armory (New York, NY)

New York City Wine and Food Festival
October 15-18, 2015
Taking place at various locations within New York City

7th Annual Marco Polo Festival
October 15 – 19, 2015

Glow Sword Battle NYC 2016
Saturday, October 15 – Evening
Washington Square Park
5 Avenue, Waverly Place, West 4th and MacDougal Streets

2016 Open House NY (OHNY)
October 15-16
Taking place at various locales within the city.

Ninth Annual
Rockaway Fall Festival
Sunday, October 16, 2016
12:00 – 3:00 pm
Halloween Obstacle Course, Bounce House, Pumpkin Patch, Pony Rides, Music, Hayrides and Refreshments.

New York City CROP Hunger Walk
Sunday, October 16, 2016

Crazy 8 Cartoon Festival
Saturday, October 17
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
8th Street Between 5th – 6th Avenues
888 Works of Art for 8 Hours Plus an 8-minute Parade
8 Hours of Animation, Comic, Cartoon Art and Family Art Projects

October 17 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free Outdoor Performing Arts Festival for Children

The New York City Cd & Record Collectors Expo
October 17, November 21, December 19
The Holiday Inn, 440 West 57th St.
(between 9th & 10 Aves), New York City, NY
8:00 am – 10:00 am Early Admission: $25
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Regular Admission: $6

Brooklyn-Flea-Burg Brooklyn Flea & Smorgasburg
to move to their new Winter Location
Opening October 17 + 18
and continuing through to March 2016

Great American Harvest Fest
Sunday, October 18
At Historic Richmond Town

Japan Block Fair
Sunday, October 18
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Broadway btw 93th & 94th street
“”Featuring a wide range of Japanese food, arts, crafts, services, and performance, there is plenty to do and see for everyone!””

presented by Creekstone Farms hosted by Michael Symon
Sunday, October 18, 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Pier 92 – 52nd Street and West Side Highway
Casual Attire, Outdoor, 21 years of age or older
This is a paid ticketed event.

NewLife Expo
“America’s Largest Mind, Body, Spirit Expo”
October 16-18, 2015
Penn Plaza Pavilion
401 7th Ave at 33rd St

Bear Mountain Octoberfest
Saturdays & Sundays
September 12 – October 25, plus Columbus Day
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Free Admission. A cash-only parking fee is applicable. Please keep in mind that yours truly knows full well from experience to avoid this area considering the many cars coming into this event.

8th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival
October 16-24, 2015
Taking place at various locales
“…Bridging the gap between art and science through film, thereby transforming the way science is communicated to the public and encouraging collaboration across disciplines.”

New York Television Festival
October 19-24, 2015
Founded in 2005, The NYTVF is a pioneer of the independent television movement, connecting its community of artists with leading networks, studios, agencies, production companies, and brands.

PDN 2015 International Conference + Expo
Conference: October 21 – 24, 2015
Expo: October 22 – 24, 2015
Javits Convention Center in New York City

Sixth Annual MAS Summit for New York City
October 22 – October 23
At the Times Center

New York Slurpfest
Thursday, October 22
Astor Center
399 Lafayette St
A Paid Ticketed Event
“…a ramen extravaganza that teaches diners the proper and speedy way to enjoy ramen.”

Second Annual Iaac Literary Festival
October 22-25, 2015
‘in collaboration with Hunter College, CUNY, 625 Park Ave, NYC
As brought forth by the Indo-American Arts Council, Inc.:

Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show & Sale
Friday, Oct 23
1:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturday, Oct 24
11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street
(Between 6th & 7th Aves)

The International Show
‘formerly The International Fine Art & Antiques Show
October 23 – 29, 2015
$25 (Tickets available on the door)
The Park Avenue Armory,
Park Avenue at 67th Street

TCS New York City Marathon Health and Wellness Expo
October 29 – 31, 2015
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Stream Con NYC
Oct. 30 – Nov. 1
A three-day digital content and creator convention celebrating digital content and online video!
Jacob Javits Center

IFPDA Print Fair
November 5-8
Park Avenue Armory
67th and Park
Daily: $20 [$10 for 65 and older and students with I.D.] Run-of-Show: $40
Children under 12 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.

Editions / Artists’ Book Fair (E/AB Fair)
November 5-8
The Tunnel
269 11th Avenue
(bet. 27th and 28th Streets)
Over 50 exhibitors from around the US and Europe, showing their latest publications at The Tunnel in New York’s Chelsea. The Fair will take place November 5 – 8 during New York’s Print Week

New Literature from Europe Festival
November 6-8, 2015
Taking place at various locations
“”New Literature from Europe Festival is an annual celebration of writing from across the European continent. Featuring readings and discussions between leading and emerging literary voices from Europe, and some of America’s foremost writers and critics, the Festival celebrates important new European literature in translation.””

Canstruction Exhibition at Brookfield Place
November 5, 2015 – November 16, 2015
Closes at 6 PM on November 16

Cider Week NYC
November 6-15, 2015
Taking place at various locales

New York Coffee Week
November 7 – 14, 2015
“”Taste your way through New York’s coffee scene. New York Coffee Week is a celebration of NYC’s coffee culture. From Saturday November 7th – November 14th, participating cafes, coffee shops, and roasters across the city will be showcasing their best coffee, lattes, cold brew, and more.””

St. James’ Church Thrift Sale
Friday, November 13
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
865 Madison Avenue @71st Street
$5 admission until 12:00 Noon

Holiday Lighting Ceremony
at Albee Square in Brooklyn

Wednesday, November 18
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Corner of Fulton and Bond St

16th Annual Winter’s Eve At Lincoln Square
Monday, November 30
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Zuccotti Park Holiday Lighting
December 1, 2015
5:15 PM – 6:30 PM
Zuccotti Park
Broadway & Liberty Street

20th Annual Crafts at the Cathedral
of St. John the Divine
December 4-6, 2015
73rd Annual Christmas Fair
Saturday, December 5, 2015
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
At the Church of the Incarnation

Etsy NY Team Returns to Chelsea Market for
8th Annual Holiday Handmade Cavalcade
December 5th | 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
December 6th | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

St. Luke’s Christmas Fair
Saturday, December 5, 2015
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

St. James’ Christmas Boutique
Sunday, December 6
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
St. James’ Church
685 Madison Avenue @ 71st Street
‘All Proceeds Go To Charities Throughout NYC’

Bronx Museum Holiday Market Weekend
Saturday, December 12
Sunday, December 13
11:00 am to 6:00 pm

The 8th Annual
East Meets West Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 19 at 1:00 pm
The Parade begins at Canal & Mulberry Street & proceeds to Houston & goes from Mott to Worth Street