A stimulating place any time of the year, New York City, but for once when the weather cools down, the city’s scene simply heats up. You can feel it in your bones, the city’s renewed sense of excitement and energy. Undoubtedly, the fall or the autumn is the ideal time in the city. With the slow, summer days left behind, you get to break out your sweetheart sweater and take in the city’s coziest season as it comes. As the trees turn into beautiful shades of orange, feel the crunch of the leaves as you leisurely ramble across tree-lined streets or in one of the numerous parks in the city.
Also, fall is the time when the cultural calendar kicks into high gear with several film festivals and Broadway releases. And that’s not all – there is no dearth of fun things to do in fall in New York City. From picturesque vineyards to catch the start of your favourite sports season in any of the local arenas, there’s so much you can do in the city with vibrant leaves as your backdrop.
With our definitive list of things to do in New York City this fall, you’ll definitely find something to get excited about.
Sport a lederhosen and drink copious amounts of beer at Oktoberfest
When: Third week of September
Where: Central Park
For the main slate of 30 cinematic works from around the world, head to the New York Film Festival
When: September 28 to October 14
Where: Film Society of Lincoln Center
Savour the best of NYC’s dining scene at NYC Wine and Food Festival featuring celebrity chefs from all corners of the world.
October 11 to October 14