THINGS TO DO
International Pickleball Festival, Robert Moses Playground – Midtown East, 8am – 5pm
Join other Pickleball enthusiasts for a day of doubles competitions, open play, clinics, guest speakers, prizes, and much more. Free.
Fall Fit Festival, Highbridge Recreation Center in Highbridge Park, 2301 Amsterdam Ave – Washington Heights, 11am – 2pm
Join a fun day of fitness classes, sports, and games. Activities include family Zumba, soccer, and tie-dye. Free.
Halloween Festival, Juniper Valley Park 80th Street Entrance in Juniper Valley Park, 80th Street and Juniper Boulevard North – Queens, 11am – 3pm
Join a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, face painting, games, a pumpkin patch, FDNY Smoke House, NYPD Rock Wall, Kids Costume parade, music and more. Free.
Hillcrest Stop ‘N’ Swap, PS 154, 7502 162nd Street – Queens, 12pm – 3pm
Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, & toys that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you. Free.
King Manor Fall Festival, King Manor Museum in Rufus King Park – Queens, 12pm – 4pm
Celebrate the return of autumn leaves (and the end of these dog days of summer) at the annual Fall Festival. Play games, make corn husk dolls, churn butter 19th century style, press your own apple cider, interact with a historic interpreter, and more.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Faber Park in Faber Pool and Park – Staten Island, 1pm – 2:30pm
This fall, a classic New York City block party becomes the enchanted setting where fairies work their mischief in Shakespeare’s beloved play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Acclaimed director Jenny Koons takes you to the royal wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta, where a celebratory play is being rehearsed. But the real drama is unfolding in the concrete jungle of fairy King Oberon. There, four young New Yorkers discover the course of true love runs anything but smooth, as supernatural sprites and the lovable Puck conspire to reveal what fools we mortals be, and draw us all into the collective dream of romance and merriment. Free. RSVP by emailing email@example.com.
Fall Festival, Victory Field in Forest Park, Woodhaven Boulevard and Myrtle Avenue – Queens, 12pm – 3pm
Celebrate fall with crafts, games, music, pumpkins, and more.
The Amazing Maize Maze, Queens County Farm Museum in Queens Farm Park, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway – Queens, 11am – 4:30pm
Enjoy getting lost in NYC’s 3-acre interactive corn maze. The adventure begins with a “Stalk Talk” to prepare you for the challenge of finding clues, solving puzzles, and making your way out of the maze. $5 – $10.
Tavern Terrace Fall Concert Series, Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Ave – Staten Island, 6pm – 11pm
The beloved summer concert series at Historic Richmond Town’s Tavern Terrace returns with a family-friendly fall lineup of live performances and autumnal activities. Free.
Caravela, Only Only, Winded, Mandancing, Goldsounds, 44 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.
Tacoma Narrows, The Hadleys, The Last Tycoon, Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery – LES, 7:30pm, $8 – $10.
Darkwing, The Front Doors, Inkmouth, French Bennies, Gutter Bar, 200 North 14th St – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5.
Big Bliss, Grim Streaker, Flexi, Gustaf, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.
Profligate, Gel Set, Pamela_and her sons, XEROX, Secret Project Robot, 1186 Broadway – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.
Cheap Date Comedy Show w/ Sharron Paul, Calvin Cole, Chuck Nice, LaKendra Tookes, Jason Burke, Evan Williams, Carmen Lagala, Union Hall, 702 Union Street – Brooklyn, 10pm , $8 – $10.
Goosebumps, McCarren Park Pool Deck in McCarren Park – Brooklyn, 6pm, Free.
Hotel Transylvania 3, Bay 8th Street and Independence Avenue in Dyker Beach Park – Brooklyn, 6:15pm, Free.
Open Garden Days: Alice’s Garden at the H.H. Biddle House, H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park, 70 Satterlee Street – Staten Island, Every day until Dec. 31, 7am – 7pm, Free.
East New York Farmer’s Market, Schneck Ave & New Lots Ave – Brooklyn, Every Saturday until Nov. 24, 9am – 3pm, Free.
Farmer’s Market, Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park, 5816 Clarendon Road – Brooklyn, Every Saturday until Nov. 3, 11am – 3pm, Free.
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