This is one of the last weekends in October! The month of the harvest and Halloween is coming to a close already. So, grab a ticket to a spooky themed event while you can or highlight the autumn foliage. There are events that will give you a scare or a serene moment to enjoy the colors of Fall in our weekend guide.
2019 FIT Diversity Comic-Con 227 West 27th Street, Manhattan
This weekend's FIT Diversity Comic Con is organized by Comics Forces. The event serves to display and celebrate multiculturalism. The motivation of the event is to broaden and include individuals of all creeds, genders, and colors in the sequential arts.
Warehouse of Horrors Halloween Music & Arts Festival 52-19 Flushing Avenue, Queens
This event at the Knockdown Center is combining scares, costume, music, live performances and arts to bring you an ethereal and experimental festival. The Warehouse of Horrors Halloween Music & Arts Festival invites horror lovers, Gothic arts fans and sci-fi fans out to digest and mingle with the strange and mystical in the dark of night.
Susanne Bartsch's MoMA PS1 Halloween Ball After Party: Valley of the Dolls 599 Johnson Avenue, Brooklyn
Susanne Bartsch is hosting a Halloween Ball after-party this weekend. The Valley of The Dolls themed soiree will feature shows from Suburbia, Neon Calypso and more. The assortment of hosts and DJs will keep energy levels up throughout the night.
HALLOWEEN PLAY: NYC Game Expo 11 Times Square, Manhattan
Visit the Halloween Play: NYC Game Expo, a seasonal twist on the event that's become one of a kind in the city. Play hundreds of games with others under one roof or solo. Try out new VR gaming equipment in their completed or prototype conditions. This convention allows developers and gamers to judge projects in the making or those finally ready to sell.
The Toast of Brooklyn Wine & Food Festival 2019 141 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn
A scenic location, over 100 different wines, uniquely paired bites, and live music await you at The Toast of Brooklyn Wine & Food Festival. This year, the annual event is welcoming totally new food vendors. New bands and sips are participating as well, keeping things fresh for returning customers too.
Halloween Haunted Walk + Fair Nethermead, Brooklyn
The Prospect Park Alliance is highlighting their green space with a seasonal event, the Halloween Haunted Walk + Fair. Attendees will enjoy the autumn colors of the park while sprawled across grassy slopes to watch the festivities. Participants will be able to walk through the Haunted Walk path, encountering decor as well as costumed ghouls along the way. There will also be food trucks serving up local favorites.
Tour de Bronx 25th Anniversary! Grand Concourse 164th Street, Bronx
Get to know the Bronx a little better and do it on a bike! The 25 miles route used by Tour de Bronx includes scenic waterfronts, green spaces, and bustling neighborhoods. The optimal 40-mile route will also tour some of the 3,000 acres of natural forest as well.
Film Food Fest: The Sunday Smear 234 W 42nd St, Manhattan
AMC Empire 25 is hosting the Food Film Festival this weekend. Tickets purchased includes seating for all featured films, access to unlimited food, brews, and other beverages. After feasting and watching the lineup, attendees will depart with a gift bag too.
Pumpkin Point at Governors Island Nolan Park, Manhattan
Nearly 5,000 pumpkins will await visitors at the Pumpkin Point event on Governors Island. The day will include activities for children, lead by the Children's Museum of the Arts. There will also be brews and food for sale alongside the pumpkins!