Get Ready To Enjoy The Best Things To Do In New York In The Fall
As the heat of summer fades away, and the crisp, cool air signals Fall and cold weather ahead, rest assured, the city that never sleeps is a wonderland of fascinating things to do- just as long as you know where to go. Get ready to enjoy the best things to do in New York and surrounding areas. From Broadway block parties, tasteful pastries, and late night parties, here’s what to do in NYC this Fall.
Curtain Up! Broadway Festival
Go see the neon lights that are bright on Broadway during the Curtain Up Broadway Festival. From September 30– October 2, Curtain Up Broadway Festival brings Broadway to the streets, in the heart of New York City, Times Square. Throughout the weekend, fans will have the unique opportunity to join a wide variety of interactive experiences, events, and intimate concerts including Broadway Sing-Alongs, The Sing for Hope Piano, Playbill: The Game Show LIVE, a dance workshop with Ailey, and more. Broadway’s return brings a newfound vibrancy to the city after a pandemic pause. With 17 Broadway shows scheduled to open now through December and more scheduled to open in spring means theater goers are in for one of the best things to do in NYC this fall with a season jam packed with events.
Start with the Broadway Block Party held on Duffy Square. Dance and sing to classic and contemporary Broadway songs with live DJ sets from Broadway and guest performers including Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Matt DeAngelis (Waitress), Apollo Levine (MJ), Tracee Beazer(Frozen), Raymond J Lee (Groundhog Day). It is part of the signature Broadway in the Boros series, which begins in Brooklyn on September 16 and ends on Staten Island October 14. Click here for more information.
Taste of the Seaport
Taste of the Seaport is back in 2022 for its 12th edition – larger than any previous event, with more restaurants, more children activities and a celebration of all that makes the Downtown Manhattan community unique and wonderful. Proceeds from Taste of the Seaport support enrichment programs at local public schools, PS 397 Spruce Street School and PS 343 Peck Slip School. Click here for more information.
New York City Wine & Food Festival
Attending New York City’s premier culinary experience is one the best things to do in NYC this fall. The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One, (NYCWFF) will be celebrating 15 years of EAT. DRINK. FEED NYC October 13-16, 2022. The foodie feast features more than 80 events and over 400 chefs from around the world involving a lineup of tastings, seminars, intimate dinners, and late-night parties taking place throughout the city. Taste the very best food and beverages while supporting a cause- 100% of the net proceeds support New Yorkers living with severe illness with God’s Love We Deliver. Explore a plethora of unique, one-night-only collaborative meals hosted by some of the world’s most critically acclaimed chefs and paired with a variety of high-end wines and spirits from the Festival’s exclusive provider, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. From the Grand Tasting featuring Culinary demos, to an ultimate pizza party, or Battle of the Boroughs cocktail showdown there is something for everyone. Click here for tickets.
Singapore Food Festival
Epicurean can now explore the excitement of Singapore’s pan-Asian palate without the extended travel during the Singapore Food Festival. In partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board, foodie lovers and curious diners not only get to experience something new, but also entice a new travel destination. Singapore is a delicious adventure within reach.
Taking place in New York, California, Houston and beyond from September 12- October 10, enjoy Singapore’s well-known flavors of pandan, sambal, and salted egg at celebrated restaurants including New York City’s Singapura and Wau, and cocktail bar Singlish. Both are highlighted in two tasting menu dinners featuring exquisite pastries from Lady Wong, specially crafted sauces from Palo Alto’s Killiney Kopitiam, sweet treats from LA’s Wanderlust Creamery, customized coffees from Houston’s Blacksmith, and a nationwide golden egg contest from Singaporean snack brand, Irvins. One lucky contest winner will receive a 4 day, 3 night trip to Singapore including airfare from the US, hotel accommodations, and an exclusive tour of the IRVINS snack factory conducted by IRVIN himself. Click here for tickets.
Greenwich Wine + Food
In honor of their 10-year anniversary this October, Greenwich Wine + Food will commemorate with a one-of-a-kind schedule of weeklong events in support of The Jacques Pépin Foundation and Wholesome Wave, two national non-profit organizations with roots in Connecticut. Greenwich Wine + Food highlights a carefully curated list of happenings allowing diners to celebrate local talent in the area and the contribution they have made to the culinary world. Grab tickets to Prohibition Pairing,(October 6) a nod to the classic 1920’s speakeasy with a cocktail master class mixing up prohibition-era cocktails served with a modern twist, or the Land and Sea Dinner (October 5) by Greenwich-based Lobstercraft featuring a 5-course dinner with wine pairings from Vergelegen South African Wine Estate. To conclude the festivity, attend the GWF 10th Anniversary Celebrity Chef Gala presented by Coterie honoring legendary chef Jacques Pépin on October 7. Click here for tickets.
Madeira Wine Experience
Discover the beauty and versatility of Madeira Wine, the fortified wine from the island of Madeira, Portugal. Ranging from dry to sweet, it can be enjoyed on its own, paired perfectly with a meal, or in a cocktail. On October 3, join fellow wine lovers to sip and taste this versatile grape while learning about styles of Madeira with sommelier and Portuguese wine expert Bruno Almeida. Use promo code: thesocialny10 to receive a discount on tickets here.