It’s still surprisingly warm in New York, so why not take advantage. Try some outdoor activities before cooler weather strikes and ushers you inside.
Friday, October 12th
Roller Skating (150 Furman St- PIER 2, Brooklyn @ 3:30 PM)
Did someone say free outdoor roller skating? Skate rentals are cheap if you don’t have your own pair and so are lessons.
Rooftop Concert (19 Fulton St, Manhattan @ 6 PM)
The beautiful South Street Seaport is continuing a live concert series on the roof of their recently completed complex. With stunning views and beautiful locations, the jazz concert they have tonight should be high on your must-see list.
Knicks vs Nets (4 Pennsylvania Plaza, Midtown @ 7:30 PM)
As basketball season draws near, preseason games are popping up every weekend. The showdown at the Garden between the two New York teams is the ideal place to be for every sports fan.
Impractical Jokers Live (35 Hyatt St, Staten Island @ 1 PM)
If you’re from New York then you probably know the Impractical Jokers. Filming their season finale in front of a live studio audience, just being there is a New York experience.
Saturday, October 13th
Drunk Shakespeare (777 8th Ave 2nd floor @ 6 PM)
Who doesn’t want to see drunk actors try and perform Shakespeare? After 5 shots of whiskey, each professional attempts to recite some Shakespearean poetry, with maybe the occasional hiccup.
Shaun of the Dead Drinking Game (308 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn @ 11:59 pm)
Who’s ready for Halloween? Comedy, zombies, and drinks all rolled into one is any movie lovers dream.
Jersey City Wine Fest (153 Exchange Place, Jersey City @ 6 PM)
Just across the Hudson is a festival with not just wine, but food, music, games, and a beautiful view of the NYC skyline.
Garden Day at the Met Cloisters (99 Margaret Corbin Dr, Fort George @ 10 AM)
A beautiful day at a beautiful museum is the perfect way to catch the last of warm days of the year. Art events and botanical discussion will bring you back to all those spring feelings before winter is here.
Sunday, October 14th
NYC Handmade Bazaar (100 W 77th St, Upper West Side @ 10 AM)
New York has interesting people, and those people make interesting things. The NYC Handmade Bazaar is a whole market to just enjoy the creativity of your fellow New Yorkers.
Pickle Day (Orchard St, Lower Manhattan @ 12 PM)
Pickle merch, pickling contests, and just pickles–if you’re a fan of these briny snacks then you’re in for a treat. Located in the historic Lower East Side, the festival reminds us of a time when small snacks on push-carts were definitive New York.
Bay Ridge 3rd Avenue Festival (7509 3rd Ave, Brooklyn @ 11:30 AM)
Hosted in Brooklyn for the sake of Brooklyn, this Bay Ridge festival probably has what you’re looking for. With plenty of bars and restaurants on the avenue, the party can go on all day!
Museum of Pizza (718 Broadway, Noho @ 10 AM)
A grand opening for what should be the best museum in the world. I mean, pizza and New York, what else is there to say?