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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend - October 4-October 6


Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend Photo: Shannon McGee/Flickr 


New York City takes its seasonal specials and holidays seriously. City Guide's got all the latest and greatest news on the holiday events and specials coming up in New York City this weekend. From scoping out the windows on Saks Fifth Avenue during the Christmas season to catching a round of fireworks on the Hudson on the Fourth of July, you won't miss a thing.

Fear Manor is Coming to Queens! - Fear Manor Haunted House
October 04, 2019 - Glendale

Starting October 4, Fear Manor Haunted House opens its doors to bloodcurdling screams and unforgettable times of laughter. Queens’ only haunted house brings terrifying nightmares to life and welcomes victims to look horror right between its eyes. The legend of Fear Manor begins with Harland Kraven, the first gravedigger at Queens cemetery. He resided on the crypt covered property for many decades and worked the graveyard shift in solitude. The townspeople claimed they’d see his deformed shadow dig up corpses, then take them back to the house deemed as Fear Manor. Fear Manor is open: • Every Friday in October, Halloween Night and November 1 from 7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. • Every Saturday in October and November 2 from 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. • Every Sunday in October + Monday, October 14 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. During Fear Manor’s opening weekend, October 4 - 6, general admission tickets are $20! Fear Manor tickets for the rest of the season cost $25 for General Admission and $40 for a VIP ticket. Tickets must be purchased with cash onsite, and credit card purchases are only accepted online. No Wait and Unlimited passes are available for cash purchase onsite only. ... (read more)

The Cybertronic Spree - Mercury Lounge
October 04, 2019 - New York

Late Show - Second Show Added Due to Overwhelming Demand! 18+ The Cybertronic Spree Tickets on sale Fri, 3/29 at 12pm

Reyka's Cup of Joe - Joe Coffee
October 04, 2019 - New York

Reyka Vodka and Joe Coffee have partnered up to celebrate National Coffee Day and National Vodka Day with an Espresso Martini Pop-Up! Must register on Eventbrite and be +21 to attend.

Synthicide Presents: Pink Turns Blue with Pawns and Blu Anxxiety - Brooklyn Bazaar
October 05, 2019 - Brooklyn

Pink Turns Blue: Influential post punk / new wave band from Berlin, Germany. Formed in 1985, they quickly put out their first LP, If Two Worlds Kiss (1987) expressing a sound reminiscent of new wave with very dark undertones and use of synthesizers, only to become one of the pioneers of the developing subgenre of first darkwave (Meta 1988) then cold wave (Eremite 1990, Aerdt 1991).

Recording our Black and Brown Irish Stories, Open House - Glucksman Ireland House
October 05, 2019 - New York

Glucksman Ireland House opens its doors as a recording hub for Americans who celebrate being both Irish and black/brown. An oral historian will record with you, or facilitate the recording of a conversation between you and your friend, family member or colleague. RSVP to irish.stories@nyu.edu.

Volunteer in Exchange for Tickets 4th Annual Queens Beer Festival - LIC Flea & Food
October 05, 2019 - Queens

Join us for the 4th Annual Queens Beer Festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 5 and 6 to get a behind-the-scenes look at how the event comes together.

Queens Beer Festival - LIC Flea & Food
October 05, 2019 - Queens

Clear your calendar - It's going down! The Borough's Fourth Annual Queens Beer Festival kicks off on October 5th and 6th, Enjoy UNLIMITED tastings from the best in Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Long Island and Upstate breweries (great hard ciders too). Taste over 50 beers while top DJ's spin their tunes and choose from the best in international cuisine.

The Boogie Down Classic 2019 - The Bronx Brewery
October 05, 2019 - Bronx

The Bronx Brewery's annual Backyard closing party! Toast the end of the season with craft beer, crisp fall weather, BX DJ's, food trucks and more, in one of the biggest events in our calendar.

Bang on a Can presents two events at Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival - The Plaza at 300 Ashland Place
October 05, 2019 - Brooklyn

Bang on a Can presents two events on October 5 at the Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival (DBAF) in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Throughout the weekend, arts organizations across Brooklyn participate in exciting performances, talks, and tours. Saturday offers several hands-on activities: In an instrument-building workshop led by guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Mark Stewart (Bang on a Can All-Stars & Paul Simon) participants create instruments and sound-makers from ordinary materials that lead into an interactive performance. Then, the Asphalt Orchestra, Bang on a Can's radical street band, performs their singular takes on music by the Pixies, Thomas Mapfumo, Charles Mingus, Frank Zappa, and more.

Bang on a Can presents two events at Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival - The Plaza at 300 Ashland Place
October 05, 2019 - Brooklyn

Bang on a Can presents two events on October 5 at the Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival (DBAF) in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Throughout the weekend, arts organizations across Brooklyn participate in exciting performances, talks, and tours. Saturday offers several hands-on activities: In an instrument-building workshop led by guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Mark Stewart (Bang on a Can All-Stars & Paul Simon) participants create instruments and sound-makers from ordinary materials that lead into an interactive performance. Then, the Asphalt Orchestra, Bang on a Can's radical street band, performs their singular takes on music by the Pixies, Thomas Mapfumo, Charles Mingus, Frank Zappa, and more.

Japanese Traditional Music Performance 'the Passion of Shamisen' - Carnegie Hall
October 05, 2019 - New York

Performers Fumiyoshi, Shamisen

Meute - Brooklyn Bowl
October 05, 2019 - Brooklyn

MEUTE is a Techno Marching Band - a dozen drummers and horn players from Hamburg, Germany who fulfil the job of a dj with their acoustic instruments. The archaic conglomerate of brass and drums creates a new genre by combining hypnotic driving techno and expressive brass band music. MEUTE detaches electronic music from the dj desk and evolves the thrust of energy on stage or directly in the crowd. No matter if in the countryside or in the club, with or without electricity – MEUTE runs.

Mind Your Health Summit Brought to You by the 92nd Street Y, Women’s Health and Weill Cornell Medicine - 92nd Street Y
October 06, 2019 - New York

The October 6th summit will explore the latest ideas, treatments and scientific advances in mental health and wellness, with Julianne Hough, Born This Way’s Cynthia Germanotta, David Lynch Foundation’s Bob Roth, Women’s Health Editor in Chief Liz Plosser, and more than a dozen leading medical professionals from Weill Cornell Medicine September 10, 2019– The 92nd Street Y, Women’s Health and Weill Cornell Medicine have curated the MIND Your Health summit, a first-of-its-kind day of panels and activations designed to help us take a holistic approach to improving mental health, wellness and the quality of our lives. Kicking off Mental Health Awareness Week, Mind Your Health features talks, panel discussions and workshops on everything from nutrition to exercise to meditation to sleep’s role in mental health, and much more. Participants include Creator & Founder of KINRGY and America’s Got Talent judge Julianne Hough, Women’s Health Editor in Chief Liz Plosser, author and meditation expert Bob Roth, beauty and wellness editor, Jamie Rosen, author and nutrition expert Brooke Alpert, Born This Way Foundation President Cynthia Germanotta. Meditation Training by Emily Herzlin, MSR... (read more)

Grand Vintage Bazaar - Grand Bazaar NYC
October 06, 2019 - New York

Get your vintage on because vintage is back! Look at the fashion runways and interior design magazines, they're all about vintage. Vintage is a style, a look, that can easily be incorporated into your modern chic and home. Find that unique piece that has character and a period, and work it to create your own inspired expression. Come to the Bazaar and be inspired to find your unique and rare vintage finds and deals. Find everything from racks of vintage dresses from the 60's and 70's, mid-century furniture and lamps, vinyl records, real Levi's' denim jeans, original graphic Ts from the 80's, handbags from the 1920's through to the 60's, a wide range of one-of-a-kind costume and antique jewelry, comic books, rugs, art, to various collectibles, and more! Classic car lovers will be in for a special treat! Details soon to be reviled. What are you waiting for? This is where the best and most unique finds and deals will be made! Come hungry and ready to shop local, indoors and outdoors! 100% of Grand Bazaar NYC's profits are donated to four local public school, benefiting over 4,000 children.

Lower East Side Pickle Day - Lower East Side
October 06, 2019 - New York

Pickle Day is back for it's 20th year of dill-ightful spears! October 6, 2019 Orchard Street between Delancey and E Houston 12–5PM www.pickleday.nyc **This is a free, non-ticketed event! Do not attempt to purchase tickets from any entity or user. Come one, come all, come on downtown for the 20th Lower East Side Pickle Day! We'll be lining Orchard Street with three full blocks of brine-filled vendors...enjoy all things pickled from plenty of picklers and local eateries. Packed with free samples, games, live music, and giveaways galore, Pickle Day is perfection for gherkins and dills of all ages. Oh, and don't forget to take a photo with our giant mascot, Mr. Pickle!

The Talks at The New York Times Food Festival - TheTimesCenter
Through October 06, 2019 - New York

What our journalists bring to each dish, they bring to every conversation. Join Times writers and food-world favorites for insightful discussions on everything from the life of a food critic to the secrets of four-star success. The Talks at The New York Times Food Festival October 5-6 TheTimesCenter 242 West 41st Street Featuring: Sam Sifton, Food Editor, The New York Times Melissa Clark, Staff Reporter and Columnist, Food, The New York Times Pete Wells, Restaurant Critic, The New York Times Alison Roman, Cooking Columnist, The New York Times and Author, "Dining In" and "Nothing Fancy" Ruth Reichl, Former Restaurant Critic, The New York Times and Writer and Editor Andrew Zimmern, Chef, Author and TV personality David Chang, Chef and Founder, Momofuku Christina Tosi, Founder and C.E.O., Milk Bar Danny Meyer, Founder and C.E.O., Union Square Hospitality Group Action Bronson, Creator, "F*ck, That's Delicious" Jon Gray, Co-founder, Ghetto Gastro Julia Turshen, Cookbook Author and Founder, Equity at the Table

The New York Times Food Festival - Bryant Park
Through October 06, 2019 - New York

The world’s leading chefs. The finest restaurants in New York City. And the most respected journalists in cooking today. The first-ever New York Times Food Festival on October 5 and 6 features tastings, live cooking demos and more in Bryant Park; insightful panel discussions with food-world favorites; and once-in-a-lifetime meals at 10 New York City restaurants. Come celebrate what it means to eat, drink and cook in the heart of New York City. Reserve your tickets at nytfoodfestival.com

Festival People en Español - The Armory Track
Through October 06, 2019 - New York

People en Espanol Festival returns to New York on October 5 and 6 (from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm both days) at the Armory Track in Washington Heights! Join your favorite celebrities and artists for two unforgettable days of music, dance, panel discussions, autographs, activities for the whole family and much more. The tickets are totally FREE! Reserve your tickets now! Walk-ins are also accepted for this event but capacity is limited.

Eeeeeatscon NY 2019 - Forest Hills Stadium
Through October 06, 2019 - Forest Hills

The Infatuation's EEEEEATSCON NY is a two-day food experience built to feel like a music festival, but with restaurants as the headliners. It's coming back for 2019 with some of The Infatuation's favorite restaurants from around the world, food collaborations, special guests, live performances, and more.

FAD Market: Made in NYC - City Point
Through October 06, 2019 - Brooklyn

FAD Market – a curated fashion, art and design pop-up marketplace - is joining forces with Made in NYC, the city’s weeklong celebration of makers and entrepreneurs - to host a market featuring some of New York’s most talented home-grown vendors. Come shop products made right here in NYC, including a curated selection of impeccably crafted jewelry, apparel, bath and body care, tableware, home furnishings and more. Located at the heart of Brooklyn’s cultural district, FAD market at City Point is a great jumping off point for your perfect Brooklyn fall day. Free admission. Open to all ages. Visit fadmarket.co for more details.

Public Days | 4th - 6th October - Moniker Art Fair
Through October 06, 2019 - London

Moniker Art Fair London 2019 | 2 - 6 October 19 Public Days | 4th - 6th October

Crossing the Line Festival - FIAF French Institute Alliance Française
Through October 12, 2019 - New York

Experience innovative works by compelling French, Francophone, and American artists in six venues across New York City during Crossing the Line Festival, the French Institute Alliance Française's annual arts festival.

OktoberFest NYC - Watermark Bar at Pier 15
Through October 20, 2019 - New York City

New York City’s largest outdoor Oktoberfest festival, Oktoberfest NYC 2019 kicks off on Friday, September 13th, one week in advance of the official start of the famous German festival, at Watermark Bar at Pier 15. From Merchants Hospitality, OktoberFest New York will span six weekends, turning downtown’s Pier 15 into a lively celebration of authentic German beers, traditional German foods, OktoberFest decorations and fun games for the entire family. The open-air, family-friendly festival will run from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. each Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine, from September 13th to October 20th with up to 150,000 guests expected over the six weekends. With general admission tickets, guests will have access to a variety of activities including Volley Pong, Corn in the Hole and Ping Pong, as well as a Masskrugstemmen (stein-holding) contests for guests over 21 years of age. To commence the official start of OktoberFest NYC 2019, on Saturday, September 21st at 5 p.m., Anne Becerra will be hosting a ceremonial keg tapping, following the well-known OktoberFest tradition that dates back to the 1950s in Munich. General admission to OktoberFest NYC 2019 is complimentary and patrons must R... (read more)

Halloween Harvest Returns to Luna Park in Coney Island - Luna Park in Coney Island
Through October 27, 2019 - Brooklyn

Come get the Halloween fun going at Luna Park in Coney Island’s annual Halloween Harvest. This year, New York City’s largest amusement park will be transformed into “Treasure Island” for a one-of-a-kind Halloween experience filled with costumed characters, magic shows, pumpkin picking, arts and crafts, stilt walkers, trick-or-treating and much more! Families can celebrate the spooky spirts of Halloween every weekend from September 28th through October 27th from 11AM to 6PM.

Bayville Scream Park - Bayville Scream Park
Through November 02, 2019 - Bayville

Buckle Up, Long Island! This October, Bayville Scream Park unleashes 6 Absolutely Spectacular Haunted Houses. Named one of the Top Haunted Houses in the Country by HauntWorld's Top 13. It's time to SCREAM! Tickets On Sale Now: https://bayvillescreampark.com

Edible Academy Fresh from the Garden Tastings - New York Botanical Garden
Through November 03, 2019 - Bronx

Cooking demonstrations, presented by Whole Foods Market®, encourage families to get hands-on with healthy cooking. New recipes featuring plants grown in the Edible Academy are offered each week. Edible Academy staff will demonstrate family-friendly recipes using seasonal vegetables, fruits, and herbs. Kids and adults alike will learn how garden-to-table cooking is not only nutritious, but fun, too.

Daniel Buren on the High Line - The High Line
Through March 01, 2020 - New York

High Line presents En Plein Air, a group exhibition that broadens and challenges historical ideas of outdoor painting. The exhibition is on view along the length of the park from April 2019 to March 2020. It will bring together work by eight artists, including French artist Daniel Buren, who will string his signature stripe piece The Gardland over the elevated walkway


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