Best Things to do in NYC this September

Written By Alexsis Moses | September 01, 2016 | Published in Neighborhood News, NYC Lifestyle, How To NYC
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New York Fashion Week

Where: Chelsea, Manhattan

When: Sunday, September 11, 6:30pm

While NYFW is usually reserved for the elite and trendy, there are also events for the public to attend, such as J-Loren’s catwalk and pop-up shop open to all those who RSVP.

Tugboat Race

Where: Hudson River Park

When: Sunday, September 4th, 9am

From a spectator boat, attendees can participate in friendly competition while watching the 24th Annual Tugboat race, where competitors sail from Pier 1 to Pier 84 in a battle for the gold. Tickets are $25 for adults, $12 for kids, and $20 for seniors.

Pig Island

Where: Erie Basin Park, Red Hook Brooklyn

When: Saturday, September 10th, 11:30am

Join over 25 chefs as they come up with fresh and fun ways to serve up some hogs. Last year featured pork pizza, pork sliders, pig ear lettuce, and bacon bananas with caramelized bacon. Tickets start at $85.

West Indian Day Parade

Where: Crown Heights, Brooklyn

When: Monday, September 5th, 11am

An eclectic display of Caribbean pride that’s brimming with culture and excitement. End labor day weekend with music, dancing, food, and a variety of fun and colorful costumes to boot.

Coffee Festival

Where: Rose Hill, Manhattan

When: September 16th-18th, check schedule for times

Calling all coffee lovers! In it’s 11th year, the Coffee Festival is an opportunity to drink all the coffee you want all while watching competitions, checking out food from street vendors, and listening to music. Tickets start at $20 online, and $25 at the door.

Vendy Awards

Where: Governors Island

When: Saturday, September 17th, 12:30pm

A food competition like no other, the Vendy Awards is a showdown of the best street vendors from all over New York City. Nominated by their loyal customers, street vendors compete to see who has the best grub in the city, and the winner takes home the Vendy Cup! Ticket prices begin at $100 for adults, and $60 for kids.

Manhattan Short

Where: Anthology Film Archives, East Village

When: Thursday, September 29th, 7pm

A festival celebrating 19 years of showcasing independent films from all over the world while organizing screenings in six continents, allowing viewers to vote on who Manhattan Short’s 2016 winner should be. Ticket prices TBA.


Where: Pier 15, Lower Manhattan

When: September 17-18, September 24-25, October 1-2, 12pm

Munich is on its way to NYC this September! Get a taste of German drinks, food, music, and culture right here for three straight weekends. With so many opportunities to experience a European classic, it shouldn’t be missed!

Great Irish Fair

Where: Coney Island

When: Saturday, September 24th, 11am

The Great Irish Fair is celebrating its 35th year with a day full of food, drinks, live music, children friendly activities, and Irish-American culture. Located at The Amphitheater at Coney Island, it’s the perfect location for a full day of fun.


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