September events calendar for kids in NYC

Check out our September events calendar for kids to find the best festivals, performances and more in your area

Photograph: Courtesy East Flatbush Touch a Truck

Sure, we say a tearful goodbye to our favorite summer activities for kids when September rolls around, but we also extend an excited "hello!" to our kids' back-to-school time! Fall is wonderful: There are sweaters to wear, pencils and notebooks to buy, and plenty of amazing fall activities for kids to enjoy as well.  

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Before school starts, plan a last minute get-together with friends over these Labor Day activities or Labor Day weekend getaways, and make sure to get in on the season's most photographed activity: apple-picking near NYC


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The best apple picking near NYC

Get in on some great apple picking near NYC! Cooler temperatures mean sweater weather, hot cups of tea, back-to-school season and—of course—apple season! We’re so lucky to live  within reach of some of the area’s best apple orchards in NY, so why not rent a Zipcar or head out on Metro North/LIRR to get in on some autumnal fun? 

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By: Evelyn Derico