NYC Weekend Guide for September 9 – 10, 2017

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Happy September!

With Labor Day weekend and the summer in the rearview mirror, the city is slowly starting to cool off. However, it’s only heating up with things to see and do! This weekend promises everything from parades to film festivals to street fairs and even more! Here’s a quick look at just a few of this weekend’s top events and activities here in NYC.

Coney Island Film Festival

Head over to Coney Island starting this Friday and Saturday at midnight for the popular Coney Island Film Festival, a collection of fun feature and short films. The classic film The Warriors will also be shown at the film festival, so don’t miss out! Check out www.coneyislandfilmfestival.com for more information!

Labor Day Parade

Labor Day weekend may be over, but you can still head to the city’s Labor Day Parade this Saturday starting at 9AM! Begins at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 44th Street. Visit www.nycclc.org for more information!

Hester Street Fair

The popular Hester Street Fair returns once again this weekend to Hester Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Featuring a vast collection of the city’s top food vendors, the Hester Street Fair offers plenty of fun for everyone! Please visit www.hesterstreetfair.com for more details about this fun and popular event!


Check out the Brooklyn Hangar in Sunset Park, Brooklyn starting at 1PM this Saturday for Octfest, a fun event featuring live music, food and drink! A must for music lovers, Octfest – sponsored by October and Pitchfork – is definitely not to be missed!


Time is running out to catch Smorgasburg, Brooklyn’s premier food festival! Featuring nearly 100 top food vendors in the city, Smorgasburg has become a Brooklyn staple in recent years among food lovers of all ages and backgrounds. Takes place this Saturday at the East River State Park in Williamsburg and Sunday in Prospect Park.

Relax in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

Speaking of Prospect Park, Brooklyn’s premier public space is always a great place to relax on the weekends this time of year. Go for a relaxing stroll in the late summer sunshine, ride your bike, play frisbee with friends, have a picnic or just relax! The park offers more than 500 lush acres for everyone to enjoy for free!