New York City is home to more than 700 art galleries; 380 nonprofit theater companies; 330 dance companies; 131 museums; 96 orchestras; 40 Broadway theaters; 15 major concert halls; five zoos; five botanical gardens; and one aquarium. Start exploring today!
Queens Botanical Garden presents Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch
Harvest Fest--A fun-filled afternoon for the whole family! Enjoy live music, old-fashioned games, nature and garden walks, composting demos, craft and food vendors, petting zoo and pony rides, a beer tent and the ever-popular Pumpkin Patch.
Free with Admission (additional fee for Pumpkin Patch and some other activities)
$4 Adult; $3 Seniors; $2 Students with ID and children over
October 18, 2015; 11am-6pm
Archtober, New York City’s Architecture and Design Month
Archtober (ärk’tōbər) is New York City’s Architecture and Design Month, the fifth annual month-long festival of architecture activities, programs and exhibitions taking place during the month of October. Programs occur each day of the month throughout the City. Participating organizations include the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter / Center for Architecture, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Cooper Hewitt, Freshkills Park Alliance, Smithsonian Design Museum, Municipal Arts Society, Museum of Modern Art, South Street Seaport Museum, Van Alan Institute, Whitney Museum of American Art, and many others.
Open House New York presents OHNY Weekend
For two days each October, the Annual Open House New York Weekend unlocks the doors of New York’s most important buildings, offering an extraordinary opportunity to experience the city and meet the people who design, build, and preserve New York. From historical to contemporary, residential to industrial, hundreds of sites across the five boroughs are open to visit, with tours, talks, performances, and other special events taking place over the course of OHNY Weekend.
October 17-18, 2015
To commemorate the Limón Dance Company’s 70th anniversary season, the José Limón Dance Foundation presents an International Dance Festival showcasing the variety and depth of this master choreographer’s humanistic vision. The programs bring together Limón dancers, guest artists from acclaimed companies like the Royal Danish Ballet and the Bavarian State Ballet, and dancers from among the world’s finest education programs like The Juilliard School, North Carolina School of the Arts, and the University of Taipei.
Tickets start at $20
October 13 – 25, 2015