This fall in NYC there are so many fun events and festivals that are sure to entertain. As the leaves turn in Central Park this fall, join with fellow New Yorkers and people from all over the world in some great events in and around New York City. Between the New York Film Festival, Medieval Festival, New York Comic Con, New York Comedy Festival, and awesome food and drink festivals, there is something fun and interesting for everyone. Have a great time at these 11 fun fall 2015 events in NYC:
New York Film Festival 2015 – Lincoln Center from September 25–October 11. Ticket Prices: $20 – $50+
The 53th annual New York Film Festival showcases some of the best movies from around the world at the Lincoln Center this fall. Some movies to have on your radar include The Walk (Robert Zemeckis), Bridge of Spies (Steven Spielberg), Steve Jobs (Danny Boyle), and Miles Ahead (Don Cheadle). NYFF tickets are on sale now at the Alice Tully Hall box office from 10am to 6pm, daily, online, or by phone 212-721-6500.
Atlantic Antic – Brooklyn on Sunday, September 27. FREE
NYC’s largest street fair, Atlantic Antic, closes down ten blocks of Brooklyn with more than 500 food and craft vendors and 10 stages. The massive selection of food and drink goes great with the local music entertainers. This festival is the 40th annual, so expect Atlantic Antic to be an event to remember. As the saying goes, “Eat it at the Antic, Walk it off on Atlantic!”
Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park – Fort Tryon Park, Washington Heights on Sunday, October 4 2015. FREE
Travel back in time to the Middle Ages this fall when Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town for the 31st Annual Medieval Festival. Take in the scene with authentic minstrels, dancing, magic, jesters, foods and of course mead to quench the thirst. Four knights joust it out on horseback to finish off a magical day.
Cider Week NYC at various locations from Tuesday, October 6 2015 – Thursday, October 15 2015. Ticket Prices: FREE -$140
Get into the taste of fall with delicious spiked apple ciders from local NY cideries. Ciders are paired with cheeses and meals at various locations in New York City. Check the Cider Week NYC website for details.
New York Comic Con at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Hell’s Kitchen on Thursday, October 8 2015 – Sunday, October 11 2015 Ticket Price: $40
You don’t have to be a full time cosplayer to enjoy dressing up and seeing all the costumed heroes and villains at the New York Comic Con. Experience geek culture with over 150,000 friends at NYCC 2015. Who are you going to be this year?
New York City Wine and Food Festival at various locations from Thursday, October 15 2015 – Sunday, October 18 2015. Ticket Prices: FREE – $350
Let your taste buds rejoice with four days of feasting at the New York City Wine and Food Festival. World renowned chefs prepare meals that take us into the future of food. Food classes and tasting will take place all over NYC. Signature events for 2015 include the Blue Moon Burger Bash, Grand Tasting, and Best Bloody Mary Brunch. Visit the New York City Wine and Food Festival website more information.
American Ballet Theatre Fall 2015 at David H. Koch Theater (at Lincoln Center), Upper West Side from Wednesday, October 21 2015 – Sunday, November 1 2015. Ticket Prices: $25 – $155
American Ballet Theatre’s fall season includes The Green Table by Kurt Jooss, Company B by Paul Taylor, Monotones I and II by Frederick Ashton, and the world premiere of After You by Mark Morris. Check the full schedule of performances at the ABT calendar. If ballet is your passion, make sure to get to the theater this fall.
China Doll at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, Midtown West from Wednesday, October 21 2015 – Wednesday, December 30 2015. Ticket Prices: $72 – $157.50
Al Pacino stars in David Mamet’s new play, China Doll, about “big money, fast planes, a beautiful young woman and other objects of desire.” NYC welcomes this award winning team up this fall as this theatrical event takes the stage at Broadway.
Thrill the World NYC Zombie Masquerade Ball in Manhattan on Saturday, October 24 2015 Ticket Prices: $10–$40
Have you ever wanted to dress up like a zombie and dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”? If so, Thrill the World NYC Zombie Masquerade Ball is the undead event you’ve been waiting for. Thousands of fans join together all over the world for a simultaneous live reenactment of the “Thriller” video every year. Before the event, make sure to attend the makeup and dance tutorials or get your undead face put on by a professional makeup artist. You don’t need to get bitten by a walker to get into the mood at this zombie-fest.
Giant Pumpkin Carving Weekend at New York Botanical Garden, The Bronx from Saturday, October 24 2015 – Sunday, October 25 2015. Ticket Prices: Free with all-garden pass
Watch sculptor Ray Villafane from the Food Network’s Outrageous Pumpkins Challenge transform some massive pumpkins and squash into scary good carnivorous plant creature. Last year’s Giant Pumpkin Carving Weekend saw some of the country’s largest pumpkins carved and sawed into a life-size zombie, snakes, spiders, and more. The pumpkin carvings become sculptures for the New York Botanical Garden’s Haunted Pumpkin Garden each fall.
New York Comedy Festival at various locations from Wednesday, November 11 2015 – Sunday, November 15 2015. Ticket Prices: $45 – $150
Comedy Central brings some of the best stand-up comedians to New York City this fall for the New York Comedy Festival. Laugh along with Margaret Cho, Kathy Griffin, Sarah Silverman & Friends, Bill Maher, Norm Macdonald, John Leguizamo, and more. Performances take place all over NYC, so check out the NY Comedy Festival website for more details.
NYC Event Limousine Service
When you need limousine transportation to or from any of these fall events in NYC, make sure you travel safely with Gotham Limousine. Don’t worry about having too much fun. Our driver’s knowledge of New York City, outstanding customer service, and discretion make Gotham Limousine a great choice for your next NYC event limo service. We can get you to and from the airport, hotel, event, festival, or wherever the day or night takes you. Ride in style in a limousine, Lincoln MKT Stretch limo, Mercedes, or Escalade. We also have Sprinter vans and Travel coaches available for larger group transportation for NYC events. Call 212-729-7001 or book secure online reservations at https://www.gothamlimo.com. Have a fun time at whatever fall 2015 events in NYC you get out to!