As always, nothing on this list of NYC weekend events is more than $10, because NYCOTC believes you can be cheap and still have fun in the greatest city in the world.
San Gennaro Festival, the ten day annual food, carnival games and entertainment extravaganza in Little Italy ends on Sunday, Sept. 21. See this NYC on the Cheap posting for full information.
Madison Square Eats, through October 3rd. See this NYC on the Cheap posting for full information.
Square Dancing in Bryant Park, do-si-do and promenade. No experience or partner necessary, since there are lessons and you’ll be paired up with a partner. Dances are Friday and Saturday, 6-9 PM, and family-friendly Sunday, 1-4 PM. All on the Bryant Park Lawn.
Grand Central Fall Festival, 10 AM to 4 PM on 41st Street between Lexington and Third Avenues.
Smorgasburg in Central Park, previews next summer’s SummerStage concert events with a gathering of food trucks, entertainment and more. See this recent NYC on the Cheap posting for full information.
Bleecker Street Festival, Bleecker Street between Seventh Avenue and Eighth Avenue
Broadway Autumn Fair, 10 AM to 6 PM on Broadway between Waverly Place and 14th Street
African Center Arts and Cultural Festival, 10 AM to 6 PM, at The Africa Center, 1280 Fifth Avenue between 109th and 110th Streets. Event website.
Summer Space on Montague Street, this street fair includes the Brooklyn Heights Dog Show, family-friendly live music and dance performances, fitness classes, food samples from local restaurants and more. Noon to 5PM on Montague Street between Clinton and Hicks Streets.
German-American Steuben Parade, with oompah bands, marchers in dirndls and lederhosen and more. See this recent NYC on the Cheap posting for full information.
Mexican Day Parade, Madison Avenue between 26th and 39th Street.
African American Day Parade, marching up Adam Clayton Powell Blvd from 111th to 136th Street, beginning at 1 PM. Event website.
Floating Lanterns for Peace, light a candle for peace in Lincoln Center on International Peace Day. See this recent NYC on the Cheap posting for full information.