Fun for NYC Families in September

Get over those back-to-school blues, and discover some amazing things to do with your family in NYC this September.

13th Annual NYC Unicycle Festival
September 1 – September 4
Location: Manhattan, Brooklyn & Queens

Free for everyone and produced by Bindlestiff Family Variety Arts, Inc., the New York City Unicycle Festival brings together recreational riders, world-class performers, mountain and off-road unicycle enthusiasts, mono-wheel vehicle inventors, and thousands of people who have not ridden in umpteen years, along with circus enthusiasts, extreme sports viewers, and anyone seeking an unusual sight–even for NYC!

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Richmond County Fair
September 3 – September 5
Location: Historic Richmond Town, 441 Clarke Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306
Adults $13-$15; children $4-$5 (5 & under go free)

The Richmond County Fair is Staten Island’s annual community celebration and Historic Richmond Town’s biggest fundraiser. For 41 years, Historic Richmond Town has hosted the Richmond County Fair, and we are honored to welcome everyone to enjoy the best of Staten Island.

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39th Annual Queens County Fair
September 9 – September 11
Location: Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Queens, NY 11004
Admission applies

Enjoy the traditional nostalgia of carnival rides, midway games, and pie-eating contests while exploring the agricultural splendor of the Queens County Farm Museum.* Try your luck in our corn husking contest, get on board for a tractor-drawn hayride, or be the first to find your way out of The Amazing Maize Maze on its opening weekend. We’ll also be hosting blue ribbon competitions in produce, arts & crafts, and more – just like they did at the first-ever county fair in 1693.


The Feast of San Gennaro 2022
September 15 – September 25
Location: Manhattan

At the turn of the 20th century when Italian immigrants settled on the lower east side of Manhattan each region settled on a different street. The Neapolitans settled on Mulberry St.

In 1926 with keeping their Neapolitan traditions they decided to have a one day block party for their patron saint and protector of Naples, San Gennaro which continued year after year something that has now and for decades become not only a New York icon but a world known 11 day event which stretches throughout 11 blocks of the Little Italy neighborhood.


Big Umbrella Festival
September 16 – September 18
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

A Weekend of Free Performances, Installations, and Participatory Activations for Young People and Families with Autism
and Developmental Disabilities

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts will welcome young audiences with autism and other developmental disabilities and their families for a free weekend of programming at Big Umbrella Festival from September 16-18, 2022!

For three days, this campus-wide festival will feature performances, installations, workshops, and online content designed with and for neurodiverse audiences.

Taking place both indoors and outdoors, families are invited to choose from four timed slots on Saturday and Sunday, plus a Friday night session dedicated to teens and young adults.


Queens Night Market
September 17
Location: New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
Entry is free

The Queens Night Market is a large, family-friendly open-air night market in Queens, featuring up to 100 independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food and featuring small-scale cultural performances, all celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of NYC and Queens.


Carnaval de la Cultura Latina 2022
September 18
Location: Junction Boulevard in Corona, Queens NY

The Carnaval’s goal is to promote the art, music, dance, and great food from Latino cultures, as well as a day of fun for the whole family.  The vendors will provide the attendees with all kinds of Latin American arts and crafts, music, food and many other items. Children’s entertainment will include inflatables rides, face painting, games, and lots of giveaways. As in the past Carnaval, we will include a Health and Wellness component that will include more free health screening than last years.


NYSoM SuperHero Festival 2022
September 24
Location: Evergreen Park, 60th Place, Queens, NY 11385

NYSoM Fall Blockbuster is back as we present our 5th Annual Superhero Festival! The festival will feature:

DC Nation
Your favorite DC heroes and villains including Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Supergirl and more.

Anime All-Stars
The best in anime including characters from Pokémon, Dragonball-Z, and more.

Video Game Legends
Meet classic video game legends including Super Mario Brothers, Mega Man, Mortal Kombat and more.

Marvel Madness
See the best of Marvel Universe including The Avengers, Spiderman, Wolverine, Black Panther, and more.


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