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Fall Festivals

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From flying raptors to medieval delights, and from harvests to Halloween, the fall is a time to celebrate family, nature, and the great outdoors. Take a look at our upcoming autumn celebrations, and have a ball this fall!

Fall Festivals Events

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sep 23

35th Annual Queens County Fair

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The fair features pie-eating and corn-husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, midway games, live entertainment, fun entertainment for kids, and more!

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Sep 23

Harlem Grown's Fall Harvest Fair

at Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join in our largest harvest of the year and participate in family-friendly activities; such as, cooking, games, and a scavenger hunt across three of our farm locations!
Free!

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Sep 23

Harvest Festival at Hollenback Community Garden

at Hollenback Community Garden , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet the gardeners and take a tour, enjoy pizza from the grill, shop in the pop-up shop, jam on the ukulele, and more at the garden's annual fundraising event!
Free!

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Sep 23

Autumn Moon Festival

at Chinese Scholar's Garden , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy traditional Asian music and dance, storytelling, tours, demonstrations of martial arts and Tai Chi, food, lessons in Chinese calligraphy, and more at the annual Autumn Moon Festival.

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Sep 23

The 6th Annual Breukelen Country Fair

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Wyckoff Farmhouse museum for a day-long extravaganza of crafting, creating, and hands-on fun celebrating Breukelen’s agricultural roots!
Free!

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Sep 23

LUNGS Harvest Festival of the Arts

at Green Oasis and Gilbert Sculpture Garden , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Loisaida United Community Gardens, and Green Oasis Community Garden at the annual LUNGS Harvest Festival, a two-day celebration at the Green Oasis and Gilbert Sculpture Garden.
Free!

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Sep 23

Danza Highbridge Festival

at Highbridge Pool (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Danza Highbridge Festival is takes place in the drained swimming pool at Highbridge Park. The festival celebrates traditional and cultural dance styles.
Free!

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sep 24

35th Annual Queens County Fair

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The fair features pie-eating and corn-husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, midway games, live entertainment, fun entertainment for kids, and more!

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Sep 24

LUNGS Harvest Festival of the Arts

at Green Oasis and Gilbert Sculpture Garden , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Loisaida United Community Gardens, and Green Oasis Community Garden at the annual LUNGS Harvest Festival, a two-day celebration at the Green Oasis and Gilbert Sculpture Garden.
Free!

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Sep 27

NYC Parks' Moon Festival

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Activities include cultural performances, a tai chi fan demonstration, dancing, raffles, health and community information tables, light breakfast, and lunch.
Free!

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep 30

Fordham Road Fair

at East Fordham Road and Creston Avenue , Bronx

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join Fordham Road BID for games, live music, magic, a car show, prizes, exhibits, and more along East Fordham Road between East Kingsbridge and Creston Avenue.
Free!

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Oct 1

Kickoff to Fall at Queens County Farm Museum

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Come celebrate the autumn season on the farm! Join us today (and every October weekend) to explore our grounds and buy a variety of Hudson Valley apples, donuts, fresh cider, and…
Free!

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Oct 1

33rd Annual Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests, and festival goers dress in medieval costume.
Free!

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Oct 1

International Raccoon Appreciation Day

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Share your creative talents and learn more about these masked mammals in honor of International Raccoon Appreciation Day.
Free!

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Saturday, October 7, 2017

Oct 7

Summer on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with visits to the lighthouse interior, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and more!
Free!

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Kids
Oct 7

Annual Pumpkin Festival at the Carousel for All Children

at Willowbrook Park , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for our annual Pumpkin Festival where the "prettiest pumpkins prevail in our patch!"
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Oct 14

Fall Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall with crafts, games, music, pumpkins, and more!
Free!

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

Oct 15

Harvest Festival

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, face painting, self-guided tours of the Urban Farm, and more fun fall activities!
Free!

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Kids
Oct 15

Fall Festival

at Bayswater Playground (in Bayswater Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Richards for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, games, pony rides, a pumpkin patch, music, and more!
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oct 21

Second Annual Harvest Festival

at Smiling Hogshead Ranch , Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Smiling Hogshead Ranchinvites the community at large to a hybrid garden party, street fair, and classic fall carnival.
Free!

Oct 21

Fall Festival

at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & New York City Council Member Eric Ulrich for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, a pumpkin patch, and more!
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Oct 28

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The theme is Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead with vibrant performance and music presented by Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York! Plus, bring your pup to the costume contest!
Free!

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Oct 28

Harlem Grown's Halloween Festival

at Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
We end our season with a bang, and our community comes out in their best costumes! There will be family friend fun, games, and healthy treats!
Free!

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Kids
Oct 28

Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Highlights include live entertainment, inflatables, interactive games, a hay ride, a hay maze/pumpkin patch, costume contests, and free goodie bags!
Free!

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Oct 29

Children's Fall Festival

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Dress in costume for this popular annual fall celebration at the Queens County Farm Museum!

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