NYC Weekend Guide for September 23 – 24, 2017

bryant park
As we head further into fall, the city is certainly getting even more interesting with things to see and do! From art fairs to free museum exhibitions, there’s definitely something for everyone this weekend! Here’s a quick look at just a few things in store for the weekend of September 23 – 24, 2017 for NYC!

World Maker Faire

Looking for something really unique and fun? Head on over to the New York Hall of Science at 47-01 111th Street in Queens for the World Maker Faire, one of the world’s premier conventions and festivals dedicated to scientific and technological inventions. Takes place this Saturday and Sunday – don’t miss this!

Museum Day Live!

Museum Day Live! is back again! Download two free ticket vouchers from the Smithsonian Institution for access to more than 20 premier museums in the city, including the Fraunces Tavern Museum, the Jewish Museum, the Asia Society Museum and many others! Takes place this Saturday at various locations throughout NYC. More information can be found over at

Art Battle NYC

Art fans will definitely want to check out Art Battle NYC, a fun contest where talented artists face off in timed rounds against each other. Whether you’re a fan of contemporary art or just like a good old competition, Art Battle NYC is always a blast! Takes place at Le Poisson Rouge at 158 Bleecker Street in Manhattan this Friday at 7PM.

Queens County Fair

A county fair in New York City? Believe it! The Queens County Fair brings a little bit of country fair fun to the Big Apple, featuring music, livestock competitions, pig races, great food and drinks and even more! Takes place this Saturday and Sunday starting at 11AM at the Queens County Farm Museum at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway in Queens.

New York Hot Jazz Festival

This 12-hour musical marathon features some of the leading jazz artists in the city! Takes place this Sunday starting at 4PM at the McKittrick Hotel at 530 West 27th Street in Manhattan.

Relax in One of the City’s Parks

There’s no better time than right now to check out the city’s wealth of public parks, as the weather’s not too hot or cold! Central Park offers 843 acres of scenic public space to enjoy while other parks in Manhattan worth visiting include the charming Washington Square Park, Bryant Park and Riverside Park. Brooklyn offers the lush Prospect Park while other notable parks in the outer boroughs include Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens and Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.