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SEPTEMBER WEEKEND THINGS TO DO NYC

This section contains our Weekend Things To Do reports for the month of September 2021. Scroll down to the last weekend in September [next report] and then click into it to see all September 2021 weekends. Or click on the photo at right or link below.


Things To Do in NYC This Weekend

San Gennaro Festival in Little Italy ends this weekend, Global Citizen Concert in Central Park, NY Film Festival begins at Lincoln Center in Manhattan; Bronx Native American Festival, Fordham Road Food Fest, Night Market and Piazza Belmont in the Bronx; Great Irish Fair & Sunset Park Fest in Brooklyn, Art on the Fence Show & Beer, Wine & Spirits Fest on Staten Island and Governor's Ball Music Festival & Myrtle Avenue Fair in Queens

September 24, 2021 / NYC Neighborhoods / NYC Things To Do Events / Gotham Buzz NYC.

nyc things to do manhattan brooklyn queens bronx staten island things to do nycWeather. Generally good weather with highs in the mid to high 70's all weekend, and the the lows in the low to mid 60's. No rain. Humidity will be around 50 - 60%. The winds will be 5 - 10 mph.

 

Manhattan - Global Citizen Concert, San Gennaro Festival ends this Weekend & NY Film Festival begins at Lincoln Center

CNTRL PARK _ Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 2 - 6 pm - Global Citizen Concert - In Central Park on the Great Lawn - NYC street fairs / festivals Manhattan.

LITTLE ITALY _ Thursday - Sunday, September 16 - 27, 2021 times vary - The San Gennaro Festival. This is an 11 day Italian festival that runs through Sunday, September 27th.

UWS _ Friday, September 24 - October 10, 2021 - times vary - NY Film Festival - At Lincoln Center. A film festival including films from around the nation and around the world.

 

The following video was taken at the Global Citizen Concert in October of 2019.


Queens - Governor's Ball Music Festival & Myrtle Avenue Fair

FLUSHING / CORONA _ Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 24 - 26, 2021 from about 12 noon - 10 / 11 pm - Governors Music Festival. A music festival with numerous bands performing all types of musical genres - At CitiField in Queens. Tickets are $129 / day or $319 for all three days, plus a processing fee.

RIDGEWOOD _ Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 12 noon - 6 pm - Myrtle Avenue Queens Fair - Along Myrtle Avenue between Fresh Pond and Wyckoff. Street fairs in Ridgewood Queens NYC.

 

Brooklyn - Great Irish Fair & Sunset Park Street Festival

CONEY ISLAND _ Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 10 am - 9 pm. Annual Great Irish Fair. At the Ford Amphitheater at 3052 West 21st Street along the Boardwalk in Coney Island. Brooklyn fair with an Irish flavor in Coney Island. Tickets run from $20 on up. This is not a Brooklyn street fair but rather a dance, music and theater cultural festival. Organized by the Irish American Building Society.

SUNSET PARK _ Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 11 am - 6 pm. Sunset Park Street Festival. Along 5th Avenue between 44th & 59th Streets. Brooklyn street fairs in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn.

 

Bronx - Bronx Native American Festival & Fordham Road Food Fest

FORDHAM _ Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 10 am - 6 pm. Fordham Road Food Fest - Along Fordham Road from Creston to Grand Concourse. Street fairs in the Fordham neighborhood of the Central Bronx.

PELHAM BAY PARK _ Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 12 noon - 4 pm. Bronx Native American Festival - In Pelham Bay Park in the south picnic area. Master of Ceremonies Bobby Gonzales [Taino], The Silvercloud Singers and Thunderbird American Dancers [both of latter groups are inter-tribal]. Street fairs & festivals in the Pelham Bay Park neighborhood of the East Bronx.

 

Staten Island - Fence Art Show Snug Harbor, Offshore Wind Talk at the Lighthouse Museum & Beer, Wine & Spirits Fest at the SI Mall

Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 11 am - 5 pm - 71st Fence Show at Snug Harbor. At the Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden at 1000 Richmond Terrace in the Randall Manor neighborhood of Staten Island. This is a long-running tradition featuring 140 artists who sell their creations on the Snug Harbor lawn.

Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 1 pm - 4.30 pm & 6 - 9.30 pm - Staten Island Beer, Wine & Spirits Fest. At the Staten Island Mall Courtyard. Two seatings w/ tickets beginning at $15.

Sunday, September 26, 2021 - Offshore Wind Energy Program - begins at 2 pm - At the Lighthouse Museum at 200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point. A talk about the emerging wind energy program in our area. Admission $10 / $5 members.

Have a nice weekend.

Things To Do in NYC This Weekend

San Gennaro Festival in Little Italy, Steuben Parade & Oktoberfest Central Park, Big Umbrella Performances at Lincoln Center in Manhattan; the Moon Parade Flushing, the Feast of St Markella Astoria & the Jamaica Harvest Festival in Queens; City Island Art Walk, Night Market and Piazza Belmont in the Bronx; Holy Cross Greek Cultural Festival in Brooklyn; & Westerleigh Folk Music and Art Festival, the Fig / Ficus Festival & the 1776 Conference House Celebration

September 18, 2021 / NYC Neighborhoods / NYC Things To Do Events / Gotham Buzz NYC.

things to do this weekend nycWeather. Generally good weather with high near 85 Saturday and near 80 on Sunday, with the lows in the low to mid 60's both days and no rain. Humidity will be around 65 -70% Saturday, dropping to 50 - 60% Sunday. The winds will be 5 - 10 mph.

 

Manhattan Things To Do This Weekend

  • Little Italy _ Thursday, September 16 - 27, 2021 times vary - The San Gennaro Festival. This is an 11 day Italian festival that runs through Sunday, September 27th. Details coming next week.
  • UES _ Saturday, September 18, 2021 - Steuben Day Parade & Oktoberfest from 1.30 - 7 pm - Following the German American Steuben Parade that begins at 12 noon - there's an Oktoberfest in Central Park at the Rumsey Playfield - enter Central Park at 72nd St & 5th Avenue. Admission $35, but tickets sold out by early Sept.

And there are free performances at Lincoln Center at 11 am and 2.30 pm on both Saturday and Sunday in the court yard.

 

Queens Things To Do This Weekend

  • things to do this weekend nycAST / LIC _ Friday through Sunday, September 16 - 18, 2021 from 5 - 11 pm Fri & Sat / 1 - 10 pm Sun - Hellenic Orthodox Traditionalist Church of America [St Markella] celebrates patron feast day with traditional Greek food and unique arts and crafts. Along 22-68 26th Street between 22nd & 23rd Avenues in Astoria.
  • FLUSH _ Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 3 pm - 8 pm Moon Festival Parade - Along Main between 38th Street and Elder beginning at 5 pm [it's a short parade so be there on time]. Festival following Moon Parade - At Kissena Corridor Park located at Elder Avenue and Colden Street in Flushing. Music from 4 - 7 pm, parade at 5 pm, mooncakes eating at 6.30 pm and fireworks at 7 pm. Street festivals in Flushing.
  • JAM _ Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 10 am to 6 pm - Jamaica Harvest Festival / also called Sutphin Blvd Festival - Along Sutphin Blvd from Hillside to 88th Avenue and from Jamaica Avenue to 89th. Jamaica St Fairs.

 

Bronx Things To Do This Weekend

  • Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 5 - 9 pm - City Island Arts Walk - Along City Island Avenue between Tier and Schofiled Streets. Hawkins Street Park is the epicenter. Street fairs festivals in the City Island neighborhood of the East Bronx.
  • FORDHAM _ September 2021 EVERY Saturday from about 4 - 10 pm - Bronx Night Market - in Fordham Plaza at East Fordham Road (189th Street) and Third Avenue across from the Metro North Railway Station. This is mostly a market with 35 food vendors in the Fordham neighborhood of the Bronx.
  • BELMONT - September 2021 EVERY weekend from 6pm to 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 1pm to 9pm on Sundays - Piazza di Belmont - Outdoor dining on Arthur Avenue which will be closed to vehicular traffic from East 188th Street to Crescent Avenue during the above mentioned times.

 

Brooklyn Things To Do This Weekend

  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 17 - 19, 2021 from 2 - 10 pm, 12 noon - 10 pm & 12 noon - 7 pm respectively. Holy Cross Greek Cultural Festival. At 8401 Ridge Blvd between 84th and 86th Streets. This is primarily a food and cultural festival. Brooklyn street fairs in the Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn.
  • THIS WAS SCHEDULED FOR 2021 BUT THEN CANCELLED EFFECTIVE 9.10.21 _ Sunday, September 19, 2021 from 10 am - 6 pm. Flatbush Frolic. Along Cortelyou Road between Ocean and Coney Island Avenues. Flatbush Ditmas Park. Brooklyn street fairs in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn.
  • The Mermaid Parade which was rescheduled to September 2021 has been CANCELLED due to CoVid.

 

Staten Island Things To Do This Weekend

  • Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 12 noon - 4 pm. 1776 Peace Conference Celebration - There's an historical reenactment of the effort made by Benjamin Franklin and John Adams to obtain peace with Britain as the war for indepence was breaking out. At the Conference House in Tottenville on Staten Island.
  • Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 11.30 am - 7 pm - 14th Annual Westerleigh Folk Music and Art Festival. At Westerleigh Park off Jewett Avenue at the corner of Neal Dow and Maine Avenues in the Westerleigh neighborhood on Staten Island. This Staten Island festival in Westerleigh Park centers around live music on three stages, and includes 40 arts & crafts vendors, an art expo and no mention of food, but smart food truck vendors will likely show. Free.
  • Sunday, September 19, 2021 from 2 pm - 6 pm. Annual Fig / Ficus Festival - At 200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point in the St. George neighborhood. The festival includes all things fig / ficus related. It's a quirky food festival centered around the fig. Staten Island street fairs / festivals in St. George. $5 suggested donation.

 

Have a nice beautiful soon-to-be Fall Weekend.


Things To Do in NYC This Weekend

20th Anniversary of 911, Pig Island Festival on Staten Island, City Island Arts & Crafts & Ferragosto Festival & a Concert in the Bronx, Latin Cultural Festival, Queens County Fair & U.S. Open Ends in Queens, the Armory Art Show & Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit in Manhattan & the Brooklyn Historical Commemorates 911 with a Film

Updated things to do this weekend nycSeptember 12, 2021 / NYC Neighborhoods / NYC Things To Do Events / Gotham Buzz NYC.

Weather. Generally good with highs near 80 Saturday and near 90 on Sunday, with the lows around 70 both days and no rain. Humidity will be around 60% and the winds will be 5 - 10 mph.

There were a number of 911 ceremonies happening over the weekend throughout the boroughs. Given the lateness of our posting this weekend on 9/11, we hope you found one via search.

 

On Staten Island

  • Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 12 noon - 4 pm - Pig Island Festival - "... this pork-laden festival [includes 20 chefs who] compete for the most delicious porcine dishes. There will also be craft beer, hard cider, spirits and other food offerings - all-included with a general admissions ticket ... " In the South Meadow at Snug Harbor Cultural Center at 1000 Richmond Terrace in the Randall Manor neighborhood on Staten Island. Staten Island street fair / festival in Randall Manor - Admission $55. See www.snug-harbor.org for details.

 

In the Bronx

  • CITY ISLAND _ Saturday & Sunday, September 11 & 12, 2021 from 11 am - 7 pm - City Island Arts & Crafts Fair - Along City Island Avenue between Fordham and Carroll Streets. Hawkins Street Park is the epicenter. Street fairs festivals in the City Island neighborhood of the East Bronx.
  • BELMONT / BX LITTLE ITALY _ Sunday, September 12, 2021 from 12 noon - 6 pm. Ferragosto Festival. Along Arthur Avenue between Crescent and 187th Street, and along East 186th Street between Arthur & Hughes Avenues. It's an Italian harvest celebration & celebrating 100 years of Arthur Avenue in the Belmont section of the Bronx. Bronx St Fairs in the Belmont neighborhood.x
  • MELROSE _ Sunday, September 12, 2021 beginning at 5 pm. Bronx is Rising at Bronx Music Hall Plaza - At Bronx Music Hall Plaza at 438 East 163rd Street [at Washington], which will be the new home for Bronx Music Heritage Center in Melrose. Seating limited and masks required. Not a Bronx St Fair, but a concert in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx.

 

In Queens

  • CORONA _ Sunday, September 12, 2021 from 10 am - 6 pm - Junction Blvd Latin Culture Festival - Along Junction Blvd between Roosevelt and 35th Avenue. St fairs in Corona Queens.
  • U.S. Open ends Sunday, September 12, 2021.
  • LITTLE NECK _ Saturday & Sunday, September 10 - 12, 2021 from 3.30 - 8.30 Friday and 11 am to 6 pm Saturday & Sunday - Queens County Fair - At the Queens County Farm at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway. The first Queens County Fair occurred in 1693. This one includes corn husking, tractor pulls, carnival rides, a Bavarian beer garden, food galore and arts & crafts shops. Admission $15 / $8 food & drink costs extra / $10 / $5 advance at www.queenscountyfarm.org.
  • UNCONFIRMED - The Italian Festival - Along Fresh Pond Road between Woodbine and Menahan streets from September 9 through 12, operating from 6.30 to 10 pm in Ridgewood Brooklyn & Queens.

 

In Manhattan

  • MIDTOWN WEST _ Saturday & Sunday, September 11 & 12, 2021 from 12 noon - 8 pm & 7 pm respectively - Armory Art Show - At the Javits Center at 429 11th Avenue at 36th Street - street fairs in Midtown Manhattan nyc.
  • VIL _ Saturday, Sunday & Monday, September 11 & 12, 2021 from 12 noon to 6 pm - The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit in the Village runs along University Place from West Third Street to East 13th Street [art].
  • Little Italy _ Thursday, September 16 - 27, 2021 times vary - The San Gennaro Festival. This is an 11 day Italian festival that runs through Sunday, September 27th. Details coming next week.

 

In Brooklyn

  • The Brooklyn Historical Society at 128 Pierrepont in Brooklyn Heights is providing free screenings of the film 2001 by Wolfgang Staehle from 8.30 am - 7 pm. Free.
  • UNCONFIRMED - The Italian Festival - Along Fresh Pond Road between Woodbine and Menahan streets from September 9 through 12, operating from 6.30 to 10 pm in Ridgewood Brooklyn & Queens.

 

We apologize for the lateness in our posting this weekend. Best wishes for a good weekend.


Things To Do in NYC Labor Day Weekend

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit, U.S. Open Queens, Times Square Ferris Wheel & Van Gogh Immersive Manhattan, Bronx Food Events, the West Indian Parade in Brooklyn CANCELLED, Historic Richmond Town County Fair & Cow Parade

nyc things to do this weekend nyc manhattan bronx queens brooklyn staten island September 3, 2021 / NYC Neighborhoods / NYC Things To Do Events / Gotham Buzz NYC.

Weather. The temperature highs will be in the mid 70's to about 80 degrees all weekend. The temperature lows will be in the low to high 60's all weekend. The humidity will be 60% - 70% on Friday and Saturday, rising to 70% - 80% for Sunday and Monday. Winds will be between 5 - 10 mph all weekend. For the most part there isn't any rain in the forecast, except for a 60% chance of about a tenth of an inch of rain expected between 11 pm Sunday night and 11 am Monday morning.

The photo at right was taken in Historic Richmond Town which provides an opportunity to learn more about our past in an interesting, historic and fun locale.

 

The Cow Parade is here in all five boroughs. To learn more about this art exhibit / auction - see http://www.cowparade.com/events/.

 

Manhattan - Final Weekend of the Van Gogh Immersive

The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit returns to Manhattan for the Labor Day Weekend. The exhibit is along University Place between Washington Square North / Waverly and 13th Street on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 12 noon to 6 pm every day.

Shakespeare at Delacorte Theater in Central Park at 8 pm nightly - see Manhattan theater for details.

From August 25th through September 12th there's a 110 foot ferris wheel operating in Times Square from 12 noon to 12 midnight. It costs $20 for adults and $15 for kids for a 12 minute ride.

The Van Gogh Immersive is at Pier 36 at 299 South Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan from 9 am - 11 pm Saturday, 9 am - 10 pm Sunday and from 11 am - 9 pm on Monday. I couldn't find tickets available on their site but www.feverup.com is selling a few tickets for each day as of this post.

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Brooklyn - West Indian Day Parade Cancelled Due to CoVid Delta Variant

nyc things to do this weekend nyc manhattan bronx queens brooklyn staten island The West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn was cancelled due to health and safety concerns regarding the potential spread of the Delta variant of CoVid.

The photo at right shows some smiling faces at a very rainy West Indian Day Parade in 2019 in Brooklyn.

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Queens - U.S. Open Continues

nyc things to do this weekend nyc manhattan bronx queens brooklyn staten island And the U.S. Open continues this week at the USTA Billie Jean Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

 

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Bronx - Night Market & Piazza in Little Italy Continue

nyc things to do this weekend nyc manhattan bronx queens brooklyn staten island The photo at right shows the Bronx Night Market back in the summer / fall of 2019. The market is back in full swing and so is nearby Piazza Belmont in Little Italy.

FORDHAM _ Saturday, September 4, 2021 from 4 - 10 pm - Bronx Night Market - in Fordham Plaza at East Fordham Road (189th Street) and Third Avenue across from the Metro North Railway Station. This is mostly a market with 35 food vendors in the Fordham neighborhood of the Bronx.

BELMONT - Nightly from 6 pm to 10 pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 1pm to 9 pm on Sundays - Piazza di Belmont - Outdoor dining on Arthur Avenue which will be closed to vehicular traffic from East 188th Street to Crescent Avenue during the above mentioned times.

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Staten Island - Historic Richmond Town County Fair

nyc things to do this weekend nyc manhattan bronx queens brooklyn staten island The photo at right shows some scenes from prior Richmond County Fairs at Historic Richmond Town.

On Saturday, Sunday and Monday Historic Richmond Town is hosting its popular annual County Fair from 12 noon - 6 pm daily. The old fashioned county fair includes rides, livestock, food and live entertainment. CoVid protocols are in place. Admission tickets range from $4 to $10. www.historicrichmondtown.org

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You can also scroll down to our August 17, 2021 report for other suggestions of things to do Labor Day Weekend in the borough.

Stay safe and have a great Labor Day weekend.








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