Best things to do in New York this fall: your guide to the city

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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Mark your planners with essential concerts, food festivals, exhibits and more.

Fall 2010: Best things to do in New York

Things to do

Fill up on culture with talks, walks, exhibits and fairs.

Food and drink

For food lovers, autumn brings a glut of star-studded festivals, feasts and tastings.

Music shows

The hot gigs you'll want to beg, borrow and steal to get tickets for.


Check out new stores and diffusion lines.

25 films to see this fall

Mark your calendar for the season's choicest moviegoing offerings.


See the return of Off Broadway troupe Transport Group.


See the after-dark delights in store this autumn, including Deadmau5 and a Victorian Murder Mystery Halloween Ball.


Roving megaparty Matinee and Arias with a Twist make a welcome return.


See what the Met, Guggenheim, Whitney and MoMA PS1 have in store.

Classical and opera

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This season brings the epic Nine Rivers and the Met's first staging of Anna Bolena.


Jeffrey Eugenides, Seamus Heaney and more read in NYC.


Preview Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and American Ballet Theatre's new season.

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Events calendar for New York City

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