The best things to do in New York this fall

Find the best things to do in New York City each autumn, including the biggest seasonal events, autumn-only activities and more



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The weather may be cooling down, but New York City’s cultural scene is just heating up. This guide will help you find the best things to do in New York this fall, including the hottest theater shows to see on Broadway and Off, new books to read, best food events and fall concerts that you need to know about. Plus, find out how to buy tickets to some of these must-see performances.

Things to do in New York by month

Fall's best events and things to do in New York

The best fall concerts

Get ready for a busy season this fall, with shows from arena heavy-hitters to indie gems.

10 books to read this fall

Empty your tote, charge up the eReader. Here are ten must-read essay collections, debut novels, tales of the apocalypse and more.

30 movies to see this fall

Say hello to a much cooler film season—here are 30 picks to set your cinema-lovin’ heart ablaze this fall.

The sexiest literary event in New York returns for fall

Get out your corsets and feather boas—the Poetry Brothel is back.

10 fall art exhibitions to see

Gear up for the best fall art shows with our picks of the top ten must-see museum exhibits.

10 New York authors to read right now

You can count on NYC to keep turning up innovative, emerging writers—and they just might live around the corner from you, too.

Store and salon openings this fall

The biggest NYC store and salon openings, and designer collaborations you need to know about.

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