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Street fairs, festivals and parades in New York City.
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52 fairs/festivals in New York City (NYC)



New York City street fairs are good reflection of the City: the offerings are sofisticated and amusing, and you always can find something that fits your budget. Please see street fairs/festivals schedule below.

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Sat, Sep 23
10:00 am

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Fairs, September 23, 2017, 09/23/2017, Street Fair
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Sat, Sep 23
10:00 am

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Fairs, September 23, 2017, 09/23/2017, Street Fair
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Brooklyn Americana Music Festival presents original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time and bluegrass artists. 1:00 PM The Sparrow Sisters Family Sing-A-Long 2:00 PM Jalopy Junior School of Folk Music Students 3:00 PM Truckstop Honeymoon 4:00 PM The 4 O’Clock Flowers 5:00 PM Ana Egge 6:00 The Brother Brothers 7:00 The Defibulators
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Sat, Sep 23
1:00 pm

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Festivals, September 23, 2017, 09/23/2017, Brooklyn Americana Music Festival
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Sun, Sep 24
10:00 am

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Fairs, September 24, 2017, 09/24/2017, Street Fair
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Celebrate families with free, interactive, and fun musical activities. Families have the opportunity to enjoy live performances, build handmade instruments, and sing and dance with professional musicians. Let energetic rhythms guide you on a journey through Latin American music at the Fall Family Day. Drop by for a visit or stay through the day for a musical adventure of your choice.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Sep 24
12:00 pm

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Festivals, September 24, 2017, 09/24/2017, Fall Family Day: Rhythms of Latin America
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Brooklyn Americana Music Festival presents original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time and bluegrass artists. 2:00 PM Dylan Charles and the Layton Sisters 3:00 PM Hilary Hawke and the Wild Goats 4:00 PM Megan Palmer 5:00 PM TBC 6:00 The Chapin Sisters 7:00 Pete Lanctot and Ginger Dolden Band
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Sun, Sep 24
2:00 pm

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Festivals, September 24, 2017, 09/24/2017, Brooklyn Americana Music Festival
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Fri, Sep 29
10:00 am

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Fairs, September 29, 2017, 09/29/2017, Street Fair
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Sat, Sep 30
10:00 am

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Fairs, September 30, 2017, 09/30/2017, Street Fair
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Sat, Sep 30
10:00 am

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Fairs, September 30, 2017, 09/30/2017, Street Fair
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Handmade craft market will feature NYC’s best local talent: jewelry, clothing and accessories for kids and adults, bath and body, housewares, original art, and pet apparel, gifts. Animal Care Centers of NYC will be bringing its adoption van of kittens, puppies, cats and dogs (snuggles are always free)!
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Sat, Sep 30
11:00 am

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Fairs, September 30, 2017, 09/30/2017, Fall Craftstravaganza: handmade craft market
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Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with Urban Park Ranger educational presentations, visits to the lighthouse interior, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and fun family activities.
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Sat, Sep 30
12:00 pm

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Festivals, September 30, 2017, 09/30/2017, Little Red Lighthouse Festival
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Sun, Oct 1
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 01, 2017, 10/01/2017, Street Fair
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Sun, Oct 1
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 01, 2017, 10/01/2017, Street Fair
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The Medieval Festival brings to life the customs and spirit of the Middle Ages. The park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests and festival goers dress in medieval costume. Visitors are greeted by authentic medieval music, dance, magic, and minstrels, as well as jugglers and jesters. The afternoon is concluded with a thrilling joust between four knights on horseback. Costumed vendors will be on hand to demonstrate and sell a wide variety of medieval crafts as well as food and drink.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sun, Oct 1
11:30 am

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Festivals, October 01, 2017, 10/01/2017, Medieval Festival
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Traditional German “beer hall” celebration and entertainment. The Polka Brothers, a four man band of hipster polka lovers perform a unique mix of classic polka favorites, covers of pop and rock songs with a polka spin, as well as original tune.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Oct 6
5:00 pm

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Festivals, October 06, 2017, 10/06/2017, Oktoberfest: beer and polka music
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Sat, Oct 7
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 07, 2017, 10/07/2017, Street Fair
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Sat, Oct 7
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 07, 2017, 10/07/2017, Street Fair
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11:30am-12:15pm: Dance and drumming performance- Universal Dance and Drum Ensemble 12:00pm- 1:30pm Dr. Patricia Leonard- Interactive Lecture 1:30pm-3:00pm: Several stations will be set up outside including: Libation Ceremony - Cyril Innis Jr. Drumming Gregory Anderson - Egungun Masquerade w/ entourage musicians- Vicki Freemont: Visitors will create African masks or Wire dolls Christina Williams- Andrika symbol face painting Christina Williams Tamika Albertini- Tribal Face Adornments Schomberg Center-Information related to the Schomberg Events/Programs NPS Table-10th anniversary giveaways, Junior Ranger program, writing competition Flyer to be distributed Cumbe- Dance/Drum/Storytelling Workshop –Where? Lobby and Outdoor Audience? Children and Adults 1:00pm-3:00pm: Spoken word performances by Robyn Baxter & Verbal Artisan followed by the Youth Forum: Speak Up, Speak Out-30th Floor 3:00pm-4:00pm- Fusha Dance Performance
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Oct 7
11:30 am

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Festivals, October 07, 2017, 10/07/2017, Family Day: Celebrating the Rededication of the African Burial Ground National Monument
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Traditional German “beer hall” celebration and entertainment. 1 – 4pm: Arts & Crafts for kids + kidults with Creatively Wild 2 – 4pm: Street Beat Brass, a New Orleans inspired brass band, play traditional German, Polka, and Oompah hits. 5  – 9pm: Enjoy a high energy Oktoberfest performance complete with costumes, tubas, accordions, and more by Melina and the Oompahs. Melina’s musical act is drawn from inspiration from the original Oktoberfest in Munich, where she was previously featured.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Oct 7
1:00 pm

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Festivals, October 07, 2017, 10/07/2017, Oktoberfest: beer, crafts, music, costumes and more
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Sun, Oct 8
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 08, 2017, 10/08/2017, Street Fair
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Sun, Oct 8
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 08, 2017, 10/08/2017, Street Fair
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Mon, Oct 9
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 09, 2017, 10/09/2017, Street Fair
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Fri, Oct 13
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 13, 2017, 10/13/2017, Street Fair
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Sat, Oct 14
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 14, 2017, 10/14/2017, Street Fair
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Sat, Oct 14
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 14, 2017, 10/14/2017, Street Fair
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Kick off National Design Week with a day of free museum admission, workshops led by National Design Award Winners, VR experiences with Play Lab and hands-on activities with Sesame Workshop. Children, teens, and adults can come learn how to think and play like a designer during the annual week-long celebration of design. Participants of Design Fest can travel through the various activities at the museum and collect stickers after each workshop to add to your Design Fest Passport. Collect all the stickers and win a prize.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Oct 14
11:00 am

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Festivals, October 14, 2017, 10/14/2017, Design Fest
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SkowheganPerforms, now in its seventh season, invites Skowhegan alumni to activate the entire Park with an afternoon of performance and art. The site-specific works are interspersed throughout the landscape and public artworks, and are inspired by Socrates’ unique outdoor waterfront setting and the 2017 Socrates Annual.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Oct 14
1:00 pm

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Festivals, October 14, 2017, 10/14/2017, SkowheganPerforms
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Sun, Oct 15
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 15, 2017, 10/15/2017, Street Fair
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Sun, Oct 15
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 15, 2017, 10/15/2017, Street Fair
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Sun, Oct 15
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 15, 2017, 10/15/2017, Street Fair
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Sun, Oct 15
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 15, 2017, 10/15/2017, Street Fair
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Come one, Come all! This fall it's a Pickle Ball! Round up the gang and get ready for another brine-soaked Pickle Day. The street will once again be transformed into a scene out of 1930s LES when barrels full of pickles and pushcarts truly lined the streets. This year’s foodie festival will feature a number of newbies – first time friends of Pickle Day, including Epic Pickles, Brooklyn Whatever and Kilhaney's. They’ll be set up alongside Pickle Day faves and originals such as Pickle Guys, Pickle Me Pete and Horman's Best Pickles. If cukes ain’t yo thang, Pickle Day promises many more brine soaked munchies including kimchee, mushrooms, slaw and beets to go along with the beats from our stage programmed by the LES’s own Louie and Chan. If you have no time for brine, the streets will also be filled with 30+ local food and fashion vendors including The Meatball Shop, Melt Bakery, Sweet Buttons Desserts and Askan.
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Sun, Oct 15
12:00 pm

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Festivals, October 15, 2017, 10/15/2017, Pickle Day
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Thu, Oct 19
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 19, 2017, 10/19/2017, Street Fair
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Fri, Oct 20
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 20, 2017, 10/20/2017, Street Fair
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Sat, Oct 21
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 21, 2017, 10/21/2017, Street Fair
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Children can pick a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch to decorate, ride a horse-drawn carriage along the river and dance along to a concert in this scenic Upper East Side park.
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Sat, Oct 21
11:00 am

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Festivals, October 21, 2017, 10/21/2017, Harvest Festival
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Sun, Oct 22
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 22, 2017, 10/22/2017, Street Fair
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Sun, Oct 22
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 22, 2017, 10/22/2017, Street Fair
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Fri, Oct 27
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 27, 2017, 10/27/2017, Street Fair
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Sat, Oct 28
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 28, 2017, 10/28/2017, Street Fair
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Sat, Oct 28
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 28, 2017, 10/28/2017, Street Fair
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The season always goes out with a bang with the Halloween Harvest Festival. This year’s theme is Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead with a vibrant procession and dance performance presented by Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York, which has been sharing Mexican heritage and culture with the NYC community for more than 30 years. There will be spooky costume- and art-making with artists and Free Style Arts Association, fantastical face-painting with Agostino Arts, and add your mementos and relics to an ancestral community altar. Urban Shaman Mama Donna will be offering harvest animal blessings for your pets, and if your pooch is in costume you can participate in a tradition – the annual Canine Costume Contest with fun prizes and local judges, including Château le Woof. 11AM – 2PM: Costume and art-making workshops with artists, collaborative ‘exo-skeletons’ sculpture creation with Free Style Arts Association 12 – 3PM: Transformative face-painting by Agostino Arts 12:30 – 2:30PM: Harvest animal blessing for your pets by Urban Shaman Mama Donna 1 – 2PM: Annual Canine Costume Contest with local judges and prizes 2 – 3PM Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York procession and performance
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Sat, Oct 28
11:00 am

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Festivals, October 28, 2017, 10/28/2017, Halloween Harvest Festival
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Sun, Oct 29
10:00 am

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Fairs, October 29, 2017, 10/29/2017, Street Fair
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Sat, Nov 4
10:00 am

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Fairs, November 04, 2017, 11/04/2017, Street Fair
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Fri, Nov 10
10:00 am

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Fairs, November 10, 2017, 11/10/2017, Street Fair
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Sat, Nov 11
10:00 am

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Fairs, November 11, 2017, 11/11/2017, Street Fair
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Sat, Nov 11
10:00 am

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Fairs, November 11, 2017, 11/11/2017, Street Fair
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Sun, Nov 12
10:00 am

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Fairs, November 12, 2017, 11/12/2017, Street Fair
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Fri, Nov 17
10:00 am

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Fairs, November 17, 2017, 11/17/2017, Street Fair
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Sat, Nov 18
10:00 am

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Fairs, November 18, 2017, 11/18/2017, Street Fair
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Sun, Nov 19
10:00 am

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Fairs, November 19, 2017, 11/19/2017, Street Fair
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Celebrate the diversity of cultures through music, dance, poetry, art, food, fashion, and more!
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Sat, May 20
11:00 am

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Festivals, May 19, 2018, 05/19/2018, 9th Annual Multicultural Festival: music, dance, poetry, art, food and more
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