Fall is nearly upon New York City and with it comes a whole new world. Once the streets cool off from the sweltering summer heat, people around town can turn into much more friendly, relaxed citizens. Along with better moods, come different activities. Below you will find a list of things that are fall specific in the greatest city in the world. Enjoy!


Over the last 3 years drag queens have flocked to this mini-festival that warms up at Lovegun on Friday the 11th. After the primary show, you can follow the party to Onderdonk House for the remainder of the weekend where over 150 performers will be featured!

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The hottest trend in food “on the go” street vendor food trucks. Luckily for anyone with some cash and an appetite, the Vendys is where NYC’s top 25 food truck pull up to duke it out for the top spot in town. Head over to Governors Island to get unlimited tastings and cast your vote for your favorite treat!

New York Film Festival

At the Lincoln Center Film Society is the 53rd installment of this film festival for the common man. This type of event is usually reserved for high-brow film critics but this festival only costs $20-$25. Head over to get an advanced screening of Oscar hopefuls like carol and The Walk.

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This huge street fair in Brooklyn brings over 500 street vendors together along with 16 stages with live music. This year, you will be graced by the youth group Brooklyn Ballet along with Mark Morris Dance Group, and Wicked. Head over to BK on September 27 from noon-6.

Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park

For the history buffs or Game of Thrones enthusiasts, head over to Washington Heights for a day in the park and entertainments from the best middle-ages DIYers the city has to offer. There will be time period food available such as potato pancakes, bratwurst and pork shank, along with knight sword action!

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