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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

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Sep23

36th Annual Queens County Fair & The Amazing Maize Maze

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

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy pie eating and corn husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, and midway games, and more! Find your way out the 3-acre corn maze!

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Sep29

Fall Harvest Fair

at Harlem Grown 134th Street FarmManhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for our scavenger hunt, a jam-making activity, honey tasting from our very own bees, and much more. Make sure you don't miss out and RSVP now!
Free!

Sep29

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 readings of the eponymous children's book, fishing clinics, live music, food and art vendors, Urban Park Ranger presentations, and activities for all ages!
Free!

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Sep29

Family Day

at St. Catherine's ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us and Council Member Ben Kallos for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting, an obstacle course, carnival booths, sports, a photo booth, and more!
Free!

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Kids

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Sep30

34th 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; visitors are greeted by authentic period music, dance, magic, and minstrels. The festival concludes with a thrilling joust between four knights on horseback.
Free!

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Sep30

Fall Feast

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Harvest, cook, and eat potatoes that were planted in our garden back in May. You can also challenge friends and family to potato sack races!

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Kids

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Oct 6

Fall Festival

at Brookville ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Council Member Donovan Richards for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, face painting, games, a pumpkin patch, music and more!
Free!

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Kids
Oct 6

4th Annual Fall Festival at Kossuth Playground

at Kossuth Playground (in Mosholu Parkway)Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Mosholu Parkland as they celebrate their 4th annual Fall Festival at Kossuth Playground...
Free!

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Kids
Oct 6

Dachshund Octoberfest in the Park

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come celebrate Octoberfest with the many beloved Dachshunds of NYC and beyond! Meet up with other pups and owners for an afternoon of socializing and music.
Free!

Oct 6

Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin Decoration

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids aged six and older are welcome to participate in our Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin Decorating, a fun way to get into the Halloween spirit!

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Oct13

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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Kids
Oct13

Maze By Moonlight

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

4:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Navigate The Amazing Maize Maze by the starry night sky (or by flashlight) on two Saturdays only (October 13 and October 20)!

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Oct14

Harvest Festival

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for a free, family-friendly celebration of fall, featuring pumpkin decorating, face painting, kite flying, live musical performances, and more.
Free!

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Kids
Oct14

Fall Festival

at Bayswater Playground (in Bayswater Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Donovan 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 20, 2018

Oct20

Fall Festival

at Juniper Valley Park 80th Street Entrance (in Juniper Valley Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Council Member Robert Holden for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, face painting, games, a pumpkin patch, music and more!
Free!

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Kids
Oct20

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 and New York City Council Member Eric Ulrich for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, face painting, games, a pumpkin patch, music and more!
Free!

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Kids
Oct20

Maze By Moonlight

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

4:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Navigate The Amazing Maize Maze by the starry night sky (or by flashlight) on two Saturdays only (October 13 and October 20)!

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Saturday, October 27, 2018

Oct27

Fall Festival

at Glendale PlaygroundQueens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and NYC Council Member Robert Holden for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, face painting, games, a pumpkin patch, music and more!
Free!

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Kids
Oct27

Halloween Festival

at Harlem Grown 131st Street Farm, Harlem Grown 134th Street FarmManhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Family-friendly activities may include face painting, spooky arts and crafts, cooking demo, and a haunted hoop house! Of course, there will be plenty of healthy treats!
Free!

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Kids
Oct27

Annual Events: Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The final event of the 2018 season is our beloved Halloween Harvest Festival, which, this year, is inspired by Fet Gede, the Haitian Festival of the Ancestors.
Free!

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Oct27

Fort Totten Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Highlights include a pumpkin patch, hay maze, hayride, live entertainment, interactive games, relay races, obstacle courses, inflatables, costume contests, and more!
Free!

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Oct27

Haunted House

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

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Prepare for a scare inside our haunted house! This ghoulish adventure is the perfect way to put you in the Halloween spirit.

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Kids

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Oct28

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.
Boogie down to live country western music, take an autumn hayride, visit our Haunted House, and enjoy pony rides and a seasonal petting zoo.

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Kids

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