Fall in NYC
Check out what’s happening in New York City today and this Fall, with our curated list just for you. From sightseeing to performances we’ve got you covered on your trip to the city that never sleeps!
Bronx Zoo: Boo at the Zoo, is great for every age with spooky hayrides to pumpkin carvings, and costume parades.
Featuring music and lyrics by Grammy®-winner Sara Bareilles, Waitress the musical returns to Broadway with Sara Bareilles herself staring in it for a limited time only!
This Festival will present a sprawling, multimedia experience that explores light as an artistic medium and feature original installations and pieces from Burning Man.
Kick off the Fall season at the Bronx Zoo on September 17, while enjoying Beer, wine, and cider and sample from numerous food trucks or enjoy classic bites at one of the zoo cafes, there will also be a wide array of treats available for purchase. Grizzly bears, lemurs, sea lions and more will be on exhibit from 5-6:30pm. Throughout the night we’ll have a retro arcade, live band, DJ, animal trivia, and more.
Stroll along The High Line to the Public Square & Gardens, checking out the art installations along the way designed by national and international artists.
Check out the exciting new Andy Warhol exhibit at Fotografiska, that will showcase more than 120 images, 20 of which have never been shown to the public before.
An interactive family adventure, Cosmic Camp is the ultimate digital play zone, complete with interactive games, physical challenges, and crazy cosmic-themed experiences.
This exciting new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum will present over 200 haute couture garments as well as photographs, archival videos, sketches, vintage perfume elements, and accessories.
Broadway returns with Showstoppers NYC, in Times Square. You’ll find a massive space filled with demos, interactive installations, jaw-dropping costumes, and experts who will be there to explain and demonstrate.
Housed in a distinctive Romanesque Revival building (a former public school), PS1 mounts cutting-edge shows and hosts an acclaimed international studio program.
As the preeminent institution devoted to the art of the United States, the Whitney Museum of American Art presents the full range of twentieth-century and contemporary American art, with a special focus on works by living artists.
The Morgan Library
Celebrate creativity and imagination through literature, music, history, and art. The Bound for Versailles: The Jayne Wrightsman Bookbindings showcases the important role women had as book owners and collectors.
Witness a Sunday service at the iconic St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Right on 5th avenue and next to Sak’s Fifth Avenue, step inside the largest church in NYC. Or walk around the magnificent building taking pictures of the architecture that was erected in 1879.
Rising 70 feet above sea-level, the Hills give visitors a new relationship with the sea and sky, offering breathtaking never-before-seen views of the Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor.
With so many different cruises to choose from, explore America’s favorite boat ride and experience over 130 landmarks including the iconic Statue of Liberty and NYC skyline. Sit back, relax and enjoy sightseeing the city that never sleeps!
Tour the historic Ellis Island Immigration Museum and research your families exciting history. View genealogy records of your ancestry and explore this landmark island. You can explore Ellis Island before or after the Statue of Liberty as both islands are right next to each other or you may explore it on its own.
Citrovia at Manhattan West is an interactive, outdoor installation that transports visitors to a sprawling, fantastical citrus garden featuring thousands of oversized, hand-painted lemons, leaves and trees.
Explore Manhattan’s brand new park – Little Island at Pier55 floating above the Hudson River. Discover lively performances, self-guided audio tours of the park’s landscape and free art activities in The Glade with the family. And don’t forget to stop by the Play Ground to enjoy some delicious food and drink offerings.
Take a day trip to Coney Island for some exhilarating coasters and other exciting rides for all ages. Experience the iconic Luna Park or Deno’s WonderWheel Amusement Park.
For car enthusiasts, Automania takes an in-depth look at an object that has inspired countless examples of innovation, social transformation, and critical debate among designers and artists working in varied media.
A rotating crew of New York City’s best comedians in the city hone their acts at this compact club’s stage. Get ready to laugh!
Experience an immersive audio visual journey through fractal dimensions. Embark upon a cinematic journey where the sheer beauty of mathematics, nature and architecture coincide to inspire introspection and awe.
Immerse yourself in underwater worlds, fantasy lands and inspirational art installations at Arcadia Earth. Step into this awesome experience inspired by planet earth.
Be transported to an ice cream wonderland when visiting the Museum of Ice Cream that transforms concepts and dreams into spaces that provoke imagination and creativity. MOIC is designed to be a culturally inclusive environment and community, inspiring human connection and through the universal power of ice cream.
Explore The New York Aquarium, located at Coney Island and home to over 350 species of marine wildlife and to 18 different kinds of sharks and ray species. Take in the exciting exhibits, while learning about marine wildlife.
Get ready to marvel at the at the Hall of Gems and Minerals exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History opening June 12th. Explore interactive displays, touchable specimens, and media. The hall will feature two exquisite amethyst geodes from Uruguay and a luminous gallery featuring a wall-sized panel of rock glowing fluorescently in shades of orange and green.
Another great zoo to explore in the city. A little bit smaller than the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo is located right in the park with exciting animal exhibitions and a playground for the little ones.
Take a bike ride over the iconic Brooklyn Bridge to the trendy neighborhood of Dumbo. Shop, explore and dine in this urban oasis. Or take your bikes and plan a picnic at Brooklyn Bridge Park and end the day taking in the NYC skyline and sunset.
Explore Museum Mile located on the Upper East Side along 5th Avenue. Discover priceless exhibitions and over 1,000 of paintings, prints, photographs and artifacts. From the Museum of Modern Art, The Guggenheim to the Museum of the City of New York, you will not get bored.
Top of the Rock Observation Deck is full of incredible sights and discoveries. Take in 360-degree spring views of iconic landmarks and the city skyline.
Travel to the top of The Edge, NYC’s highest outdoor sky deck allowing visitors to take in 360-degree views of the city. Get ready for those insta-worthy shots!
Experience the United States tallest building, One World Trade Center also known as the Freedom Tower and climb all the way to the top of the Observatory Deck to take in draw dropping views of lower Manhattan’s skyline.
Explore the grounds of the iconic Statue of Liberty located on Liberty Island for the day. Ride the ferry over and marvel at this historic landmark.
Get ready to explore a variety of displays, activities and demos from the military, including the U.S Marine Corps and U.S Coast Guard. As you explore the Museum you will be able to examine original artifacts, view historic video footage and explore interactive exhibits.
The HGL is a place where you can be happy, feel confident, and be positive. With their inspiring multimedia exhibit, you can immerse yourself in a fantastic and unforgettable art environment and express your ideal self. At HGL, you are the Superstar on a dazzling diamond runway; you are the Queen of the ethereal Silver Ocean; you are the King of the Magical Forest. Come and take this incredible journey at the Happy-Go-Lucky Exhibit!
Watch as the sunrises over New York City from the 86th floor observation deck at the iconic Empire State Building. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity from the best vantage point in the city and surly one not to be missed.
A great spot to relax and catch your breath after exploring Midtown. This park is situated right next to the New York Public Library and close to Grand Central Station. Let your kids ride the famous Carousel and after enjoy a nice walk around the park.
Visit the world’s largest Harry Potter store located in the Flatiron District. Across the store, there will be 15 different themed areas as well as a number of photo opps inside and of course Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts merch to take home.
Check out the wildlife and exotic animals at the Bronx Zoo. With so much outdoor space and exhibitions, you can spend hours exploring.
Located in Central Park, explore this hidden gem tucked away with a spiral staircase to live out your fairy tale fantasies. Kids will love it, plus enjoy breathtaking Central Park and city views from the multiple levels of the castle.
Brighten up your day with a visit the the Color Factory! View exciting exhibitions and immersive experiences in this over the top colorful sensation.
This immersive new public art installation brings colorful light-up platforms to the Brooklyn waterfront park.
“Modern Look: Photography and the American Magazine” explores how photography, graphic design, and popular magazines converged to transform American visual culture from 1930 to 1960.
Gagosian is pleased to present Gerhard Richter’s “Cage” paintings. The series was a highlight of the artist’s recent retrospective, “Gerhard Richter: Painting After All,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Throughout his career, Richter has navigated between naturalism and abstraction, painting and photography, exploring the conceptual, historical, and material implications of various mediums without ideological restraint.
Experience a mystical underwater experience while riding the SeaGlass Carousel. Sit within iridescent fish that glide through the sights and sounds of a 360° aquatic adventure, located in Battery Park.
Since 1961, the American Folk Art Museum has been the leading institution shaping the understanding of art by the self-taught through its exhibitions, publications, and educational programs. Its collection includes more than eight thousand works of art from four centuries and nearly every continent—from compelling portraits and dazzling quilts to powerful works by living artists in a variety of mediums.
The Museum of Arts and Design, collects, displays, and interprets objects that document contemporary and historic innovation in craft, art, and design.