The Best NYC Events and Festivals In September

Is September the best month to be in New York City? Could be! It’s plenty warm enough to spend long-periods of jacket-less time outside, but you get that increasingly-cool breeze as well, and the evenings, especially, can be heavenly. And then there’s all that back-to-school energy to go with the lingering summer vibe, as the busiest cultural and “openings” season of the year starts to rev itself up. It’s a little bit of the best of both worlds, then… and here are four suggestions for ways that you can get out there and enjoy it.

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Madison Square Eats: An NYC Food Festival Across from Madison Square Park

Whether we're in the mood for gorging or grazing, the great Madison Square Eats has quickly become one of our favorite fall festivals (see also: one of favorite spring festivals). No surprise, really. Madison Square Eats is centrally located in Worth Square, next to Madison Square Park, in the shadow of the Criterion Building to the north and the Flatiron Building to the south. It's comfortable at this NYC food festival, with plenty of full-sized tables and chairs, all made extra-festive this season by the flowered Marimekko umbrellas and tablecloths, promoting the spanking-new Marimekko store right across Broadway. And of course, you can also bring your food over to the always-pleasant Madison Square Park, right across Fifth Avenue. 

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