When it comes to adventures in dining and drinks, New York City knows no equals.
But it’s in the fall when the city truly becomes a mecca for food and drink lovers of all stripes. From casual to upscale, New York comes alive with some of the country’s best culinary celebrations.
Here are a few of the city’s best fall festivals of food and drink that are consistently enjoyed by both locals and visitors alike.
OktoberFest New York — Sept. 22-24, Sept. 29-Oct. 2
Nothing makes fall feel festive quite like raising a stein of beer in celebration of all things German at OktoberFest New York. Located at Watermark (Pier15), the fest brings all the fun and flavor of German beer, food and culture to New York City as summer fades and fall takes over. Enjoy a German brew and a brat along Manhattan’s beautiful waterfront as traditional tunes waft out from among the revelry.
New York City Wine & Food Festival — Oct. 12-15
Beer not your beverage of choice? Uncork a new favorite red, white, rosé or bubbly and savor killer culinary creations at the New York City Wine & Food Festival. With over 80 events going down over the course of the weekend —dinners, brunches, tastings, rooftop parties and much more — you’ll find plenty to please your palate. Chat with Food Network personalities, celebrity chefs, restaurateurs, winemakers and many more as you expand your gastronomical horizons in style.
New York Coffee Festival — Oct. 13-15
No city does coffee quite like New York City, and the New York Coffee Festival at Metropolitan Pavilion proves it. Baristas and bean lovers alike will revel in all things coffee, with plenty of opportunities for tasting as well as live latte art competitions, street food, a coffee cocktail bar and plenty more. You’ll come away from this event with a buzz that can’t be beat.
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