NYC September Events and Activities Calendar

New York City Events September include the US Tennis Open, Giants, Jets , San Gennaro Festival, Broadway Week and Restaurant Week! The new Broadway season kicks off with Back to Broadway month, and we check the critic’s reviews in anticipation of the hottest new shows! The Opera, Philharmonic and Ballet all start their new seasons and shows include Harry Styles, Pearl Jam, Billy Joel, Ben Platt, Eric Clapton, Electric Zoo Festival and dozens more. This year marks the 21 Year Anniversary of 9/11/01, always a somber day in New York City.

Summer is behind and everyone is back to work and school. September in NYC is a beautiful time of year to wine and dine outside. Football season begins and the stores are packed with fall and winter clothes.

Add an event to the New York City Events Activities September calendar and if you’re looking for something to do last minute or see a dated calendar listing of September events, check our Today in NYC page.


Top NYC September Events

  • US Tennis Open
  • Broadway Week
  • Yankees vs Red Sox @ Yankee Stadium
  • New York Giants & Jets
  • Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
  • Labor Day Weekend
  • The Feast Of San Gennaro
  • Bryant Park Movie Nights
  • Fairs, Festivals & Parades
  • Harry Styles, Pearl Jam, Billy Joel, Eric Clapton
  • Electric Zoo Festival
  • Met Museum Martini Rooftop
  • Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival (TBD)
  • Off-Broadway Week (TBD)
  • 20 at 20 Off-Broadway Shows (TBD)

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U.S. Tennis Open 2022

Read the complete NYC Insider Guides to the US Tennis Open with discount tickets, hotel packages, schedule, seating chart and more!

US Tennis Open

August 29 – September 11, 2022
Tickets on Sale: June 6, 2022

The US Tennis Open is one of my all time favorite events!! The Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is spectacular, and the crowd is always amazing. Make sure to catch the FREE Qualifying Rounds (hopefully back in 2022) to see the world’s greatest tennis players practice and compete free and head to Arthur Ashe Kids Day.

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US Tennis Open Hotels

The Best US Tennis Open hotels include our cheap, budget and lesser known discount hotels along with Hotels near Grand Central, Penn Station and the NTC in Queens.

US Tennis Open Hotels

Part of the fun of traveling to the US Open is to see NYC, right? In that case, you’ll want to stay in hotels closest to the NYC public transportation that takes you there quickly. If you have a car to park, then a Queens hotel with a shuttle to the NTC might be best for you. Read the full guide: Best US Tennis Open hotels.

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September NYC Concerts and Events

NYC Concerts Shows September 2022 star Harry Styles, Pearl Jam, Billy Joel, Ben Platt, Eric Clapton, Lady A, Electric Zoo Festival, Florence and the Machine, Panic! at the Disco, The Killers, Amy Schumer and more.

September New York City Shows and Concerts

See All: NYC Concerts Shows September – Concerts are back at Barclays, MSG, MetLife, Jones Beach and more!

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Sports New York City Events September

Make sure to add a NYC Game Day to your NYC vacation – it’s an absolute MUST in NYC! For football fans, what could be better than watching the Giants and Jets in warm weather? Head to Yankee Stadium to grab a hot dog and cheer on the Yankees or NYCFC or head to baseball’s nicest stadium, Citi Field, to cheer on the Mets. Highlights this month include Yanks vs Red Sox September 22-25 @ Yankee Stadium and the Giants vs Cowboys, Sept 26, @ MetLife Stadium.

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New York City Broadway Week

New York City Broadway Week

September 6-25, 2022. Tickets on Sale August 16, 2022.

Get two-for-one tickets to some of the City’s hottest Broadway shows including Aladdin, Book of Mormon, Harry Potter, Lion King, Wicked and many more. Check out New York City Broadway Week and get your BOGO tickets.

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September Broadway Show Picks

Broadway has a TON of new shows and legends on stage and Dear Evan Hansen is closing Sept 18, 2022.

A Strange Loop Broadway Musical Tickets

A Strange Loop Broadway Musical - 2022 Tony Award Winner!

Meet Usher: a Black, queer writer writing a musical about a Black, queer writer writing a musical about a Black, queer writer... Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning, blisteringly funny masterwork exposes the heart and soul of a young artist grappling with desires, identity, and instincts he both loves and loathes. Ages 16+. Opened April 26, 2022

MJ the Musical Broadway

MJ the Musical Broadway - Tickets on Sale through April 2023

MJ is the electrifying new Broadway musical that takes audiences inside the creative process of one of the greatest entertainers in history. Featuring over 25 of Michael Jackson’s biggest hits, MJ allows us to rediscover the man in the mirror.

Hadestown Broadway Musical Tickets

Hadestown Broadway Musical - 2019 TONY Award Winner - Resumes Sept 2, 2021

The underdog of all Broadway Musicals and recipient of 14 Tony Nominations in 2019, Hadestown follows two intertwining love stories — that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone — as it invites audiences on a hell-raising journey to the underworld and back. Ages 8+

Six the Musical Broadway

Six the Musical Broadway

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. Six centers on the six ex-wives of King Henry VIII, who take the mic to reclaim their identities out of the shadow of their infamous spouse. They remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st century girl power. Opened September 17, 2021. Ages 10+

Celebrities on Broadway

The Music Man on Broadway

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Broadway is BACK! Please note vaccination, mask and healthcare guidelines for your theater.

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NYC Hotels Times Square

The best NYC Hotels Times Square chosen by a NYC local! If you want to be in the heart of Broadway, all the tourist action, Restaurant Row, lounge by a pool, check out the best views from a rooftop or splurge on the live NYE Ball Drop, we will show you the best places to stay.

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Full List of Broadway Shows, Discount Broadway Tickets and Best Broadway Shows for Kids

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NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2022

NYC Summer Restaurant Week

July 18–August 21, 2022. Reservations Open July 6th

A three-course dinner at the best restaurants in New York for $42? Sign me up! One of my favorite times of the year. I love a good bargain almost as much as I love good food. It almost feels like you’re stealing..only you’re not.

Read more on Restaurant Week New York City and also check out French Restaurant Week. We add this to our September events page as it is often extended and we’ll update here if it is.

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Visiting the 9-11 Memorial and Museum

New York City Events September

September is one of the most popular times of year to visit both the 9-11 Memorial and Museum. The 9-11 Memorial “attests to the triumph of human dignity over human depravity and affirms an unwavering commitment to the fundamental value of human life.

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Boutique Downtown Hotels New York

Boutique Downtown Hotels put you right next to some of NYC's most popular attractions: The 9-11 Memorial and Museum, Statue of Liberty, One World Observatory, Wall Street, St. Paul's Cathedral, Charging Bull and every major subway station.

Boutique Downtown Hotels New York

  • Frederick Hotel - one of NYC's best lesser know hidden gems
  • Moxy NYC Downtown - 30 stories, local coffee program, arcade games, DJ and a basketball court
  • The Artezen Hotel - high-tech suites, yoga & fitness center + HIDE, a swanky, two-story sky lounge (photo)

See More: Boutique Downtown Hotels New York

Downtown Hotels: Tribeca/Battery Park and Financial District/ Wall St

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Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

September 17, 2022
(Usually in April)

Museum Day offers free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per email address, which provides free general admission for two people.

Manhattan museums usually include: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, Bard Graduate Center Gallery, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Poster House, Museum of the City of New York and The Cathedral of St. John the Divine New York.

More Info: smithsonianmag.com

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Things To Do in New York in September

The best Things To Do in New York in September include seeing a museum free, indulging in NYC’s fair and festival scene, enjoying Labor Day Weekend, following the Vendy awards, catching the New York City Unicycle Festival and much more. Some of our top September picks include:

Things To Do in New York in September

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Labor Day Weekend in NYC

Labor Day Weekend in NYC

Monday, September 5, 2022

Some of the best things to do Labor Day Weekend in New York City include The West Indian Parade, U.S. Tennis Open, Yankees, Metropolitan Opera, Electric Zoo Festival, Outdoor and Indoor Concerts, Free Museum Admission for military families and much more.

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Save with a New York City Attractions Pass

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Little Island NYC

Little Island NYC

Pier 55 & Hudson River Park Greenway, NY 10014
Roughly 14th St, West of Chelsea Market

NYC’s new Little Island in the Hudson River resembles a leaf floating on water with a base of tulip-shaped pots and seating lawns, gentle slopes, winding pathways leading to dazzling views, and a variety of spaces for performances, play rest and relaxation. The island is open 6am-1am daily, but you must reserve your timed entry spots May-September.

Perform in the Park, Events in the Amph ++
June - September
Little Island offers a diverse mix of programs, experiences, shows and events. The majority of events in the park will be presented free or at a low cost, to create an environment that is inclusive and welcoming to visitors of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Little Island's August Festival celebrates NYC’s wonderful mix of cultures reflected in four weeks of adventurous, free live performances, including dance, music, poetry, comedy shows, surprising collaborations and new commissions, with over 35 free performances in The Amph.

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NYC Insider Print Map and Guide to Manhattan

Download over 100 pages of NYC maps, information and recommendations in less than 5 minutes! Our NYC Insider Printable Map Guide Book, Travel Planner and Bonus Map Guides include organized, easy to follow, color coded guides, detailed maps of every neighborhood, weekly chart of Free Museum Days and Times and free weekly neighborhood tours, Best of NYC Categories and lists by ALL native New Yorkers. Download everything you need to know NYC Like a Pro and make the most of your NYC vacation. NYC Insider Printable Guides

Loving the guide so far! I’ve been studying it for our upcoming trip. My favorite part is that you’ve provided what to see and where to eat in each area! We will be taking our cheat sheets with us as we visit each place! Honestly, I am not sure what you could have done better – it is so detailed, I love it!

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The Beast is Back in 2022

Locals and visitors alike absolutely LOVE the Beast Speedboat ride. Revel in up close views of the financial district, Empire State Building, World Trade Center, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Brooklyn Bridge, South Street Seaport and more, without ever leaving the water. We'll try not to spoil the surprise, but let's just say don't bring anything that can't get wet:)

Beast Speedboat Ride NYC

May 7 - Sept 25, 2022, 10:00 am–6:00 pm, every hour on the hour, 30 minute ride


Fun Things to do in New York in Fall

There is no shortage of fun things to do in Autumn in NYC. Whether it’s biking, sailing, boating, walking, horseback riding or cheering on one of our awesome New York sports teams, you can do it all with the glorious and vibrant colored leaves as your backdrop.

Things to do in New York in Fall

  • Fall Foliage Cruises - Jump aboard a classic sailboat and head north up the Hudson River to take in the beautiful fall foliage. 
  • Explore Central Park on Bike or Foot or Horse Carriage Tour - the fall foliage is a don't miss in NYC!
  • NYC Rooftop Lounge Tour - guaranteed access to exclusive nighttime hot spots as you ascend to the city’s rooftop bars to sip cocktails under the starry sky.

See All: Fun Things to do in New York in Fall

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96th Annual Feast of San Gennaro

Annual Feast of San Gennaro NYC

The San Gennaro Festival
September 15-25, 2022

Looking to experience Little Italy, compare every slice of Pizza in NYC, or have a ‘sausage, onion and pepper’ sandwich? Then the Feast of San Gennaro is for you!

Although it is an annual celebration of faith, the Feast of San Gennaro has a huge variety of ethnic food delicacies, charming restaurants and cafes and even a world-famous cannoli-eating competition! Check out their site for more on all the kid-friendly activities, eating, maps and entertainment.

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Izo Ehi Collection 2023 S/S Fashion Show

The Izo Ehi Collection 2023 S/S Fashion Show

September 11, 2022, 6p-11p
Izo Ehi Collection 2023 S/S Fashion Show
The Ballroom Hub
410 8th Ave
New York, NY

Guests of The Izo Ehi Collection 2023 S/S Fashion Show will enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, wine tasting and dainty desserts for the entire evening. The magical live entertainment will be the smooth sounds of the amazing Jazz Guitarist Mr. Gil Schwartz (from 6-8). The guest model will be former Division 1 Alcorn State University Soccer Star Gabrielle Jones Hall, along with other models, including plus modeling.

More Info: Izo Ehi Collection 2023 S/S Fashion Show

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Save Big on Things to do in New York City

New York City Coupons and Discounts are available for almost everything one can do in NYC: concerts, shows, Broadway, sports, events, tours, attractions, beauty and spa and much more! See All: Insider Guide to ALL our NYC Coupons

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Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit NYC

Labor Day Weekend

Walk around Greenwich Village browsing tons of artwork displayed by original artists. Paintings, sculpture, eco-friendly art and lots of other unique pieces to see or purchase, at far less than gallery prices.

Location: near NYU, University Place from E 10th Street, South along Washington Square Park to W 3rd Street. The South end of the show, Schwartz Plaza, is also known as Bobkin Lane. More info.

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Lincoln Center - Opera, Ballet, NY Philharmonic, Jazz, Broadway

You really haven't been to NYC until you experience THE beating heart of our Arts & Culture scene, Lincoln Center, home to the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, NYC Ballet, Julliard School, Broadway and so much more. See what NYC's (always amazing) classic cultural scene has to offer while you are here.

Lincoln Center NYC

More: Lincoln Center Venue Guide

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NYC Festivals, Fairs and Parades Fall

NYC Festivals Fairs Parades Fall

Fall is chock full of Festivals, Fairs and Parades in NYC, so many, that we’ve created a whole guide just for Festivals, Fairs and Parades in New York City. Some of the awesome events include:

  • Annual Feast of San Gennaro
  • African American Day Parade
  • New York Film Festival
  • New York City Wine and Food Festival
  • New York Television Festival
  • New Yorker Festival

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Giants & Jets MetLife Schedule 2022

New York Giants Tickets

Ready to see the Giants and catch our newest star recruit, Saquon Barkley? Perhaps you'd rather see football's newest stars on the Jets roster? Either way, there's nothing like a traditional American football game, so head on out to MetLife Stadium, where tickets start at just $40 per game!

NY Giants & Jets Schedule – Home Games September

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New York Yankees Schedule

New York Yankees Tickets

The New York Yankees, 27-Time World Series Champions, and likely the most simultaneously loved and hated team in baseball, return to Yankee Stadium with our newest star recruit, pitcher Gerrit Cole. There are few things in NYC better than a Yankee game, an old-fashioned hot dog and a beer.

NY Yankees Schedule – Home Games September

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New York Mets Schedule

New York Mets Tickets

Catch NYC's National baseball team in action at the amazing Citi Field, one of baseball's nicest stadiums. Tickets are easy to get and the Mets are an easy 30 minute subway from Times Square or Grand Central. Grab a burger from Shake Shack and get ready to see some baseball action.

NY Mets Schedule – Home Games

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Things to Do in NYC by Month

Our Event Calendars show you exactly which events occur by day, but our Things to Do monthly guides highlight seasonal tours, bike rides, best time for boat cruises, when to buy tickets, the biggest sales and all the optimal times to do activities by month. Check out our Monthly Things to do in NYC Guides.

Things to do in NYC by Month


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Below is all September Events from prior years

NYC Off-Broadway Week

NYC Off-Broadway Week

September 23 – October 6, 2019
Tickets on Sale September 9th

Off Broadway Week is another great time to save big on some of the city’s best shows! You can read more about all the hot Off Broadway Shows this season or check out the discount codes at Off Broadway Week offering 2 for 1 tickets.

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See Over 20 Off-Broadway Shows for Only $20 Each

20 at 20 Off Broadway Tickets NYC

September 3-23, 2019

20at20 is your chance to see the Best of Off-Broadway for only $20! A 3 course meal (when it coincides with Restaurant Week) and a show for $55 per person??? Can’t beat that! Catch up on all the hot Off Broadway Shows this season and read more at 20 at 20 Off-Broadway Shows for $20.

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Fashion Week in NYC

Fashion Week in NYC by Mercedes-Benz

Spring/Summer: September 5-13, 2019

Fashion Week provides the world’s top designers an international platform to showcase their collections to more than 100,000 industry insiders from around the world. Dozens of fashion shows and related events are held around the city during New York Fashion Week.

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Harvest in the Square, Union Square

Harvest in the Square

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Food, Fun and Fundraising. Join Union Square for the 23rd Annual Harvest in the Square, a festive celebration of community and cuisine, and New York’s premier food and wine tasting event featuring over 50 restaurants and 20 wineries. Tickets: harvestinthesquare.nyc

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  1. What events are happening in New York City September 12 to 14? I had trouble accessing this information on the web site.

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