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Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend - October 11-October 13


Holidays and Specials in New York City This Weekend Photo: Shannon McGee/Flickr 


New York City takes its seasonal specials and holidays seriously. City Guide's got all the latest and greatest news on the holiday events and specials coming up in New York City this weekend. From scoping out the windows on Saks Fifth Avenue during the Christmas season to catching a round of fireworks on the Hudson on the Fourth of July, you won't miss a thing.

RAND Luxury Motorcar Auction - Nassau County Museum of Arts
October 12, 2019 - Roslyn

From a 1931 Auburn 8-98A Coupe Roadster to a 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari, the RAND Luxury Motorcar Auction has something for every car enthusiast! On Saturday, October 12th, entrepreneur Bradford Rand and his team at RAND Luxury will be producing the first motorcar auction on Long Island in over 20 years at the Nassau County Museum of Art. Guests will be able to bid on more than 60 cars, worth over $25 Million dollars, making it the only auction of its kind in the region! Featured cars include – classic Ferraris, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Carroll Shelby’s personal DeTomaso Pantera, Koenigsegg CCX, Bugatti Veyron, Porsche 911 Slantnose Cabriolet, Ferrari Enzo, and much more. A VIP preview cocktail reception will take place at the Nassau County Museum of Art on Friday, October 11th beginning at 6:00 PM with sponsors such as Manhattan Motorcars, Ferrari & Maserati of Long Island, The Macallan, ICON Aircraft, Aston Martin & McLaren of Long Island, Antigua & Barbuda Tourism, Gateway Bronco, Banfi Wines, ONE ROQ Vodka, Cohiba Cigars & Putnam Leasing. The following day, Saturday, October 12th, will begin with a luxury brunch at 10:00 AM. The brunch will be a great opportunity to view each and ever... (read more)

Oktoberfest - Houston Hall
October 12, 2019 - New York

Admission includes: 2 mugs of beer, a pretzel necklace, beads, and a live DJ. Plus drinking songs and seasonal beers including Oktoberfest Lager and Pumpkin Ale.

Barilla’s Drag Brunch presented by ABSOLUT JUICE® - Highline Stages
October 12, 2019 - New York

Drag Brunch gets a makeover as NYCWFF brings back the most fabulous walk-around extravaganza of the Festival! Treat yourself at this lively brunch affair where you’ll join vibrant host Debi Mazar, acclaimed actress, most recently of Younger and a lineup of fabulous queens. The party will be complete with kicked-up cocktails and creative brunch fare prepared by the trendiest restaurants in NYC and entertaining performances by Pixie Aventura, Fifi Dubois, Silky Nutmeg Ganache and Jasmine Kennedie, who will be performing their ultimate showstoppers. Don’t miss the bawdiest brunch in town!

Barilla’s Drag Brunch presented by ABSOLUT JUICE® - Highline Stages
October 12, 2019 - New York

Drag Brunch gets a makeover as NYCWFF brings back the most fabulous walk-around extravaganza of the Festival! Treat yourself at this lively brunch affair where you’ll join vibrant host Debi Mazar, acclaimed actress, most recently of Younger and a lineup of fabulous queens. The party will be complete with kicked-up cocktails and creative brunch fare prepared by the trendiest restaurants in NYC and entertaining performances by Pixie Aventura, Fifi Dubois, Silky Nutmeg Ganache and Jasmine Kennedie, who will be performing their ultimate showstoppers. Don’t miss the bawdiest brunch in town!

Sunset Rollercoaster - Le Poisson Rouge
October 12, 2019 - West Village

18+ Sunset Rollercoaster is a 6-piece synth-pop band from Taiwan, including members: Tseng Kuo-Hung (vocal / guitar), Chen Hung-Li (bass), Lo Tsun-Lung (drum), Wang Shao-Hsuan (keyboard), Huang Shih-Wei (drum pads / percussion) and Huang Hao-Ting (Saxophone). The band is known for their 80s style of breezy and chilled out music with incredible live performances. Being one of the most romantic bands from Asia, fans nicknamed the band's genre as "pregnantal rock." The band's debut album "Bossa Nova" was self-released in 2011, with immediate critical acclaim. After majorly touring in Asia, including playing at Summer Sonic Festival in Japan, the band went on a hiatus, where each member focused on other musical projects.

The New York Coffee Festival - Metropolitan Pavilion
Through October 12, 2019 - New York

Taste your way through the vibrant New York coffee scene with hundreds of exciting coffees. Boost your coffee knowledge in workshops, be a part of interactive demos and meet the top US roasters and baristas one-to-one. To top it all off, enjoy delicious street food, coffee cocktails, live music and coffee-inspired art.

NYC Pumpkin Keg Fall Fridays - Loreley Beer Garden
Through October 12, 2019 - New York

Pumpkin Kegs filled with Pumpkin Beer served right to your table! FULL Happy Hour until 4pm! $2 off Select Drafts & Select Wines All Night! Pumpkin Kegs Tapped & Filled with Southern Tier Pumking Beer Pumpkin Spice Cocktails, Pumpkin Spice Cold Brew Cocktails, Pumpkin Spice Coffee & Coffee Cocktails, Hot Bourbon Cider & German Gluhwein, Seasonal Craft Ciders & Cider Cocktails, Rotating Oktoberfest Craft Beer List & Oktoberfest Specials & more! Enjoy our Fall Cocktail Menu!

NYC Oktoberfest Fridays - Loreley Beer Garden
Through October 12, 2019 - New York

$2 off Select Glass Wines & Select Drafts & $15 Select Liter Steins All Night! Rotating Oktoberfest Craft Beers, Soft Baked German Pretzels, Seasonal Craft Ciders & Warm Ciders, 1 Liter Steins & 1 Liter Boots, Weekly Pig Roasts & Ceremonial Keg Tappings, Seasonal Wine List, Sangria & Frozen Cocktails, Seasonal Cocktails, 12 Different Kinds of Sausages & more! Enjoy our Fall Cocktail Menu!

Crossing the Line Festival - FIAF French Institute Alliance Française
Through October 12, 2019 - New York

Experience innovative works by compelling French, Francophone, and American artists in six venues across New York City during Crossing the Line Festival, the French Institute Alliance Française's annual arts festival.

NYC Oktoberfest Keg Tapping - Loreley Beer Garden
Through October 13, 2019 - New York

Pumpkin Kegs filled with Pumpkin Beer served right to your table! Fall Brunch Menu 10am-4pm! $25 Pumpkin Keg Refills & $2 off Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cocktails 10am-2pm! $2 off Select Drafts & Select Wines All Night! Pumpkin Kegs Tapped & Filled with Southern Tier Pumking Beer Pumpkin Spice Cocktails, Pumpkin Spice Cold Brew Cocktails, Pumpkin Spice Coffee & Coffee Cocktails, Hot Bourbon Cider & German Gluhwein, Seasonal Craft Ciders & Cider Cocktails, Rotating Oktoberfest Craft Beer List & Oktoberfest Specials & more! Enjoy our Fall Cocktail Menu!

Famous Food Festival " Taste the World" - Tanger Outlets Deer Park
Through October 13, 2019 - Deer Park

The Famous Food Festival Returns for it’s final 2019 event at Deer Park Tanger Outlets! Dates: Saturday and Sunday, October 12th & 13th. Don’t miss the largest and most amazing food festival of the year! Enjoy a weekend of uniquely delicious cuisines from around the world and fabulous entertainment for all! There will be a wide range of entertaining activities to enjoy for all ages - kids, teens, adults - the whole family! The festival is about bringing the local community together, to enjoy lots of different cultural foods & have tons of fun. October 12 & 13th (10-7pm) @ Tanger Outlets (Deer Park) NEW Event Features - “Battle of the Badges” Championship Round! Saturday, 10/12, 2-4pm, SCPD 3rd Precinct VS. Riverhead Fire Department - Grand Prize Donation: $4000. 2nd place: $1000 - Guest Chef Demonstration (2 pm Sunday, 10/13) - FREE Super Smash Bros’ Nintendo Video Game Tournament (by Aon Gaming & Gfuel) Saturday & Sunday @ 11 AM (Must Pre-Register). Grand Prize - 1 Year Free Supply of Gfuel! - Apt 84 Tour Bus (must experience) - Cornhole + other Big Lawn Games - Money Cube Thriller - fun prizes OTHER FESTIVAL FEATURES + Over 60 Cultural Food Vend... (read more)

Clio Art Fair October 2019 - Clio Art Fair
Through October 13, 2019 - New York

VIP Opening Preview & Cocktail Reception The "anti-fair" focused solely on independent artists, returns for its ninth edition. CLIO ART FAIR October 10-13, 2019 has been curated by Asya Rotella. Clio Art Fair has been created with the idea of discovering independent artists and showcasing the careers and achievements of already affirmed creative minds. Join us for an exclusive private preview of the Fair!

OktoberFest NYC - Watermark Bar at Pier 15
Through October 20, 2019 - New York City

New York City’s largest outdoor Oktoberfest festival, Oktoberfest NYC 2019 kicks off on Friday, September 13th, one week in advance of the official start of the famous German festival, at Watermark Bar at Pier 15. From Merchants Hospitality, OktoberFest New York will span six weekends, turning downtown’s Pier 15 into a lively celebration of authentic German beers, traditional German foods, OktoberFest decorations and fun games for the entire family. The open-air, family-friendly festival will run from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. each Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine, from September 13th to October 20th with up to 150,000 guests expected over the six weekends. With general admission tickets, guests will have access to a variety of activities including Volley Pong, Corn in the Hole and Ping Pong, as well as a Masskrugstemmen (stein-holding) contests for guests over 21 years of age. To commence the official start of OktoberFest NYC 2019, on Saturday, September 21st at 5 p.m., Anne Becerra will be hosting a ceremonial keg tapping, following the well-known OktoberFest tradition that dates back to the 1950s in Munich. General admission to OktoberFest NYC 2019 is complimentary and patrons must R... (read more)

Rockefeller Center Autumn Greenmarket - Rockefeller Center
Through October 25, 2019 - New York

Rockefeller Center presents the inaugural autumn edition of its open-air farmers market with a wide variety of specialty fall products from dozens of regional farms spanning New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The market will be open Wednesday, October 2 through Friday, October 25, Wednesday-Friday of each week from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., at Rockefeller Plaza, located between 49th and 50th Streets and 5th and 6th Avenues, Manhattan. Shoppers will find fresh seasonal produce, ciders, honeys and syrups, baked goods, meat, eggs, cheeses, wine, spirits, and more. The market is organized by GrowNYC and is free and open to the public. For more information, including a schedule of events, visit rockefellercenter.com and follow @RockCenterNYC on Twitter, @RockefellerCenter on Instagram and Like Rockefeller Center on Facebook. Join the conversation by using #RockCenter

Halloween Harvest Returns to Luna Park in Coney Island - Luna Park in Coney Island
Through October 27, 2019 - Brooklyn

Come get the Halloween fun going at Luna Park in Coney Island’s annual Halloween Harvest. This year, New York City’s largest amusement park will be transformed into “Treasure Island” for a one-of-a-kind Halloween experience filled with costumed characters, magic shows, pumpkin picking, arts and crafts, stilt walkers, trick-or-treating and much more! Families can celebrate the spooky spirts of Halloween every weekend from September 28th through October 27th from 11AM to 6PM.

Oktoberfest - Houston Hall
Through October 31, 2019 - New York

Admission includes: 2 mugs of beer, a pretzel necklace, beads, and a live DJ. Plus drinking songs and seasonal beers including Oktoberfest Lager and Pumpkin Ale.

Oktoberfest Happy Hour Menu - Flatiron Hall
Through October 31, 2019 - New York

Our Chef has created a tasty Oktoberfest themed Happy Hour Menu available Monday-Friday 4-7pm at Houston Hall & Flatiron Hall. Try delicious treats like German Meatballs with Bavarian Cheese Dip, Oktoberfest Mac n' Cheese Balls, Bratwurst & Pretzels and more, make sure to get them before they are gone. Houston Hall - 222 W. Houston St. www.houstonhallny.com : Flatiron Hall - 38 W. 26th St. www.flatironhall.com.

Bayville Scream Park - Bayville Scream Park
Through November 02, 2019 - Bayville

Buckle Up, Long Island! This October, Bayville Scream Park unleashes 6 Absolutely Spectacular Haunted Houses. Named one of the Top Haunted Houses in the Country by HauntWorld's Top 13. It's time to SCREAM! Tickets On Sale Now: https://bayvillescreampark.com

Edible Academy Fresh from the Garden Tastings - New York Botanical Garden
Through November 03, 2019 - Bronx

Cooking demonstrations, presented by Whole Foods Market®, encourage families to get hands-on with healthy cooking. New recipes featuring plants grown in the Edible Academy are offered each week. Edible Academy staff will demonstrate family-friendly recipes using seasonal vegetables, fruits, and herbs. Kids and adults alike will learn how garden-to-table cooking is not only nutritious, but fun, too.

Daniel Buren on the High Line - The High Line
Through March 01, 2020 - New York

High Line presents En Plein Air, a group exhibition that broadens and challenges historical ideas of outdoor painting. The exhibition is on view along the length of the park from April 2019 to March 2020. It will bring together work by eight artists, including French artist Daniel Buren, who will string his signature stripe piece The Gardland over the elevated walkway


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