New York October 2022

New York October 2022 Events

New York October 2022 Events

Spend Your Halloween Enjoying the Crisp Fall Air

Average Temperature low and high: 50°- 64°
The temperatures begin to lower in October, putting an end to those hot and humid days.  And although the summer tourists are disappearing, there are still plenty of exciting things to do this month. Whether you’re interested in history, science, or art, you’ll find more than one museum to enjoy. Or take one of the many foliage tours offered. The crisp fall air makes this the perfect time to enjoy fall events.

October Event Calendar

Oyster Festival

Oyster Festival

Head out to Oyster Bay for the Oyster Festival.  The annual event brings together live pirate performers, local musicians, artisans and craftspeople, and the best food vendors in the area.  Attendees can join the oyster shucking competition or hit the Food Court to try oysters in every shape and form.  There's even carnival rides for some thrilling fun.

Halloween Party on The Haunted Yacht Cruise

Halloween Party on The Haunted Yacht Cruise

You've never experienced Halloween quite like this. Come in costume and take a picture of the Statue of Liberty from up close, or just relax on the open-air deck while enjoying VIP bottle service. This 3-hour cruise of the harbor also features three levels of music, located both inside and outdoors. Your tickets are available here.

The Haunted Mansion

The Haunted Mansion

Known for being one of the biggest Halloween parties in the US, This one-night party is 50,000 square feet of aerial performances, DJs, and fire displays. There will also be a costume contest, so bring your best game, and be prepared to see some of the most horrifying and elaborate costumes you've ever experienced. 

New York's Village Halloween Parade

New York\'s Village Halloween Parade

Join over 50,000 zombies, robots, monsters, and more on Halloween night. Millions of people show up to join in, and 2 million more line up to watch. This event is said to be NYC's biggest Halloween-themed party. There are options for you to ride on a float, see the parade from a pedicab, or just enjoy this 49th annual tradition from the sidelines. Learn more here.

 

The New Yorker Festival

The New Yorker Festival

Premier talents from journalism, television, the arts, and more come together for this unique festival of culture. Returning for its 23rd year, this time both live and virtually, you can tune in to see screenings, panels, and performances. For information, a complete list of guests, and tickets, visit The New Yorker here.

Fright Night

Classic Radio Road Show presented two thriller radio plays: "On a Country Road," a hapless couple is stranded on a desolate road during a thunderstorm while an axe murderer is running amok nearby. "The Telltale Heart", Edgar Allen Poe's story of paranoia and senseless murder. Starts at 7:30 pm at Middletown Arts Center, tickets are available at the door and online.

Learn more.

New York Events in October

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Nightclubs

Things to do in New York

Things to Do in New York in October

Grab Some Cider

Grab Some Cider
Cider is an alcoholic drink fermented from fruit, usually apples, and it is the perfect beverage to enjoy during the fall season. New York is known for lots of good cider spots, so adding a visit to a cider maker is a must-do while visiting the city.

Go to Duane Park

Go to Duane Park
Enjoy craft cocktails, a delicious meal, and entertaining performances at Duane Park. This upscale spot has a southern-inspired menu, and shows range from burlesque to jazz acts, and to acrobatics and magic. A stop here will make for an unforgettable evening.