October 1 – October 2, 2016 NYC Weekend Guide

metropolitan museum of art

Fall is finally here! Although the weather is certainly getting cooler, New York City is still hot with things to see and do. From art fairs to haunted houses, there’s a little bit of something for everyone going on the first weekend of October here in the City That Never Sleeps. Here’s a quick look at just a few things to see and do this weekend.

World Maker Faire

Located at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, this fun science and technology festival offers a chance to look at hundreds of unique inventions and innovations.

Blood Manor

This 5,000 square-foot haunted house in Lower Manhattan offers the perfect opportunity to get in the Halloween spirit. If you’re in the mood for a good scare, this is the right place to go!

Lit Crawl NYC

Part bar crawl, part literary party, the Lit Crawl NYC is a fantastic way to relax and hear some great stories all at the same time. Listen to novels, plays, poetry and more! This fun event occurs in various locations this Saturday, October 1.

Affordable Art Fair

For just $18, you can shop for sculptures, photographs, paintings and drawings at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea.

Oktoberfest at Bierhaus NYC

The perfect place for bratwurst, pretzels and, of course, booze! Located at Bierhsaus in Midtown, this fun Oktoberfest event is the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of fall in an unforgettable way.

Explore the City’s World-Class Museums

Rain may be in the forecast, but that doesn’t mean the weekend has to be a washout. Take the opportunity to explore the city’s acclaimed museums and cultural institutions. The Metropolitan Museum of Art boasts 5,000 years of art, history and culture to explore while the American Museum of Natural History holds a vast collection of fossils, artifacts, precious gems and much more to discover. Other great museums in NYC worth a visit include the famed Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Brooklyn Museum and the iconic Guggenheim Museum in the Upper East Side.