Well, beyond containing the greatest holiday of the year, there are these things to love….


  1. Oktoberfest!

  2. The Beginning of the most wonderful smell… of Fall leaves crunching under your feet.

  3. Pumpkin flavoring, pumpkin spice, pumpkin beer, pumpkin for all!

  4. Apple picking heats up in October. Why not try a pie!?

  5. Not too hot, not too cold… sweater weather is just right.

  6. Eat candy every day for a month, and no one will judge you.

  7. Fill your heart with happiness watching small children dress up in adorable and outrageous costumes!

  8. Scaring People for fun is encouraged for once!

  9. Simpson’s Treehouse of Horror episode, EVERY October!


And some activities to Love…


  1. 10/15 Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch – $Free

  2. 10/21 Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade – $5 suggested donation

  3. 10/29 Halloween Pumpkin Flotilla – $Free

  4. 10/20-29 Cider Week NYC – $Varies

  5. 10/13-29 Bronx Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo – Adult $36.95, Child $26.95, Senior $31.95

  6. 10/21 – 1/2 Holiday Markets Everywhere… and maybe you’ll find something different this year!? – $Varies

  7. 10/19-24 NewFest: New York’s LGBT Film Festival – NewFest Members $25, General Admission $30

  8. 10/13-31 Archtober (Architecture & Design Month) – $Varies

  9. 10/31, 7 PM and of course, the standard Village Halloween Parade – $Free to watch / Donations

Plus, Stand Up NY has you covered with shows every night of the week featuring spooktacular line-ups of comedians from all wakes of life! Check out our events here: https://www.standupny.com//lineups/