October 8-9, 2016 NYC Weekend Guide

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October is in full swing here in New York City. Although the weather may finally be cooling down, the city is only heating up with things to see and do! As usual, there’s no shortage of fun events, markets, concerts and other things of interest this weekend here in the Big Apple. Whether you like music, food or even superheroes, there’s definitely something with your name on it this weekend! Take a quick look at just a few of the events planned for the weekend of October 8th through 9th.

New York Comic Con

Grab your superhero cape and head on over to the Javits Center for the 2016 New York Comic Con! The famous pop culture festival is back and bigger than ever this year, featuring panels, film and TV screenings, exhibitions and much more! Tickets cost $40 per person and doors open at 10AM on both Saturday and Sunday.

PaleyFest: Made in New York

Are you a fan of TV and media? Then head on over to the Paley Center for Media in Midtown Manhattan for panel discussions and QA events with some of TV’s biggest stars. Featured panels include shows such as The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Quantico and Homeland.

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center

Want to get into the holiday spirit early or simply just enjoy some ice skating in the heart of New York City? You’re in luck, as the Rockefeller Center ice rink opens on Saturday, October 8th! Head over to the iconic ice rink this weekend to beat the holiday crowds.

Explore Central Park

With the leaves just beginning to change and the weather fairly pleasant, it’s the perfect opportunity to relax in the picturesque beauty of Central Park. Take a leisurely rowboat ride, have a picnic or just take in the ambient beauty. There’s no shortage of things to do in the world’s greatest urban park!