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 fashion and store and salon openings

Fall fashion style guide

Use our fall fashion shopping guide to turn designers' runway concepts into real-life style you'll want to wear on the streets of New York

NYC store and salon openings

Find out about the biggest NYC store and salon openings, as well as the designer collaborations you need to know about this fall

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.

20 shows on Broadway and Off to see this fall

Autumn brings a wave of new plays, musicals and classic revivals. Use our guide to keep up with all the action.

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.

10 new museum exhibits and events this fall

This fall, treat your inner culture vulture with one of these great museum happenings.

NYC’s five best food events

Find top chefs, food trucks and details on the NYC Wine & Food Festival.

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.

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