6 Things To Do In NYC This Weekend (10/14-10/16)

Ashley Falzone
Ashley is your semi-above-average 20 something living in Astoria who lives and breathes NYC life. She goes about her days looking forward to all the food she will consume. She also loves referencing Kanye West quotes in her articles whenever applicable.

Friday at last, we’ve been waiting for you. Wind down and forget that adulting ever existed with the best events NYC has to offer. Weekending just got that much better.


Open House NY

Get educated on NYC’s amazing architecture and design with OHNY Weekend. Many sites are free with open access, while others require advanced reservations for only $5, including a tour of Google Headquarters, a behind the scenes look at ABC station, and the unopened Staten Island Wheel. While the most popular sites may be sold out already, the free options are just as worthy.

  Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Get your spook on during the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival. Screenings, parties, and events will take place at various locations throughout the borough, with tickets hovering around the $15 price point.


Chelsea Film Festival

Focusing on the ever important theme of Global Issues, the Chelsea Film Fest will be holding screening of independent shorts, feature-lengths and documentaries from emerging directors. Tickets start at $18 for individual screenings, for something cooler than you’d get at the AMC theaters.

  Diwali Festival The NY version of the Hindu festival of lights is taking place for free in the brightest lights of Times Square on October 16. A solid reason to spend a day in Times Square would be for this festive celebration of Asian-Indian culture, symbolizing new beginnings and opportunity. With various free musical and dance performances, South Asian food and drink, as well as shopping, your Sunday will be one to envy.     Oktoberfeast Feast on bratwurst and brewski’s at this annual celebration of authentic German grub at The Hall at MP in Williamsburg. General admission is $15 while an entire platter of German delicacies will set you back $35.


Queens Beer Festival

Get your craft beer intake satisfied by attending Queens very first craft beer fest in Long Island City on Oct 15 and 16. While Saturday is already sold out, Sunday is a reduced price of $29 for admission and unlimited tastings. #SundayFunday indeed.


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