Guide: Festivals happening around New York City

Are you looking for somewhere fun to go as the weather begins to get chilly? Look no further. Here is a guide for some festivals happening in New York City. Please check with the organization before heading out. Dates and times are subject to change.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Fall and Winter Festivals

Brooklyn Chocolate Festival
Location: Aviator Sports & Events Center - Brooklyn, New York
Date: Nov. 18, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
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NYC Winter Lantern Festival 2019
Location: Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
Dates: Nov 20.- Jan. 12, 5:30 PM, Wednesdays & Thursdays 5:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Friday-Sunday 5:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Dec. 30-31 5:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
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GingerBread Lane
Location: NY Hall of Science
Dates: Nov. 23-Jan.12
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Holiday Train Show
Location: New York Botanical Garden
Dates: Nov. 23-Jan. 26
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Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square
Location: Lincoln Square
Date: Dec. 2, 5:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Location: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY
Date: Dec. 4, 8 p.m.-10 p.m., Tree lit daily from 5:30 a.m.–11:30 p.m.
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The 11th Annual Latke Festival
Location: Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY
Date: Dec 16., 6 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
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New York Winter Festival 2020
Location: W 42nd St, New York, NY
Dates: Jan 6.-Jan 11, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
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Winter Jazzfest
Location: (Le) Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St.
Dates: Jan. 9- Jan. 18
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New York Jewish Film Festival
Location: Film Society of Lincoln Center
Walter Reade Theater, 165 W 65th St.; Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 W 65th St.
Date: Jan. 15- Jan. 28
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PAST EVENTS:

Brooklyn Folk Festival
Location: St. Ann's Church
Brooklyn Heights
Dates: April 5-7
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NYC Craft Beer Festival
Location: 535 West 28th Street
Union West
Dates: April 5-6
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Nerdlesque Festival
Location: Coney Island USA
Coney Island
Dates: April 12-14
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2019 New York International Auto Show
Jacob Javits Center
New York City
Dates: April 19-28
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Sakura Matsuri: Cherry Blossom Festival
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn
Dates: April 27-28
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Church Avenue Street Fair
Location: Coney Island Avenue to Argyle Road
Brooklyn
Date: May 5
Time: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
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The Tribeca Film Festival 2019
Location: Regal Battery Park
Tribeca
Dates: April 24-May 5
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NY Beer Festival
Location: Citi Field
Queens
Date: May 9
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Bronx Week - Annual Health Day Event
Father and Child Softball Classic

Location: Patterson Playgrounds
The Bronx
Date: May 11
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Bronx Week - The Bronx Ball
Date: May 18
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Five Boro Craft Beer Fest
Location: The Well
Central Brooklyn
Date: May 18
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Stadium Street Fair
Location: Along River Avenue from 158th to 161st Street in the South Bronx NYC.
Date: May 18
Time: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
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The World's Fair
Location: City Field
Queens
Dates: May 18-19
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Bronx Week Parade
Location: Along  Mosholu Parkway
Date: May 19
Time: 11:30 a.m.
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Bronx Week Food & Arts Festival
Date: May 19
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Bronx Week Concert
Date: May 19
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Official National Puerto Rican Day Parade Street Festival
Location: Along 152nd Street between Jackson & Union avenues in the Melrose neighborhood.
Date: May 25
Time: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
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The Governor's Ball Music Festival
Location: Randall's Island Park
New York City
Dates: May 31 - June 2
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Rose Garden Weekend
Location: Bronx Botanical Garden
The Bronx
Dates: June 1-2
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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church - 112th Annual Feast
Location: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
The Bronx
Date: June 13-17
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Panorama Music Festival
Location: Randall's Island Park
New York City
Dates: July 27-29
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Poetry Festival
Location: Governors Island
New York City
Dates: July 27-28
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Afropunk Festival
Location: Commodore Barry Park
Brooklyn
Dates: Aug. 24-25
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Electric Zoo
Location: Randall's Island Park
New York City
Dates: Aug.30-Sept.1
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Bronx Green-Up Harvest Festival 2019
New Roots Community Farm - 670 Grand Concourse
The Bronx
Date: Sept. 7
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OktoberFest
Location: Watermark – Waterfront Bar
Pier 15, 78 South Street
Dates: Sept. 13-15; Sept. 21-22; Sept. 28-29; Oct. 5-6
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Chile Pepper Festival 2019
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn
Date: Sept. 28
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35th Annual Medieval Festival
Fort Tryon Park
Manhattan
Date: Sept. 29
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New York Comic Con
Location: Javits Center
New York City
Dates: Oct. 3-4
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Pickle Day
Location:Orchard Street
Lower East Side
Date: Oct. 6
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Harvest Fest
Queens Botanical Garden
Queens
Date: Oct. 13
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The New York Coffee Festival
Location: Metropolitan Pavilion
New York
Dates: Oct. 11-13
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New York City Wine and Food Festival
Locations: Varies
New York City
Dates: Oct. 10-13
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Honey and Harvest Weekend
Location: New York Botanical Garden
The Bronx
Dates: Oct. 12-14
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Harvest Homecoming
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Date: Oct. 20
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Halloween Harvest Festival
Socrates Sculpture Park
Queens
Date: Oct. 26
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Boo at the Zoo
Location: Bronx Zoo
The Bronx
Dates: Oct. 5- Nov. 3
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The New York Comedy Festival
Location: Various locations
New York
Dates: Nov. 4-10
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Brooklyn Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival: Fall Edition
Location: Industry City Courtyard 1/2
254 36th St, Brooklyn, NY
Date: Nov 9., 1 – 10
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LES Cider Fest 2019
Location: Essex Market
88 Essex St, New York, NY
Date: Nov 14., 5 p.m.–9:15 p.m.
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New York City Whiskey and Spirits Fest
Location: The Tunnel Nightclub
220 12th Ave, New York, NY
Date: Nov. 16, 2 p.m.–5 p.m.
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