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Bierhaus Oktoberfest, New York Film Festival and Morningside Lights: October 2022 Events Near The Octagon

September 12, 2022

Looking for something fun to do this October near Roosevelt Island? Look no further, here’s what’s happening in October 2022 near The Octagon.

Bierhaus NYC Oktoberfest

A Bavarian-style beer hall located just two blocks from Grand Central Station, enjoy live music and steins of crisp Hofbrau bier authentic German cuisine and bier by the boot, transporting you to the tents of Oktoberfest in Munich. Learn about NYC’s Oktoberfest Headquarters. 

New York Film Festival – Through Oct. 16

One of the longest-running and most prestigious film festivals is just a short trip away. Hosted at the Lincoln Center in Manhattan, New York Film Festival 60 features over 30 films from around the world. Learn more about New York Film Festival 60.

Morningside Lights

Rekindling an 11 year community tradition, Morningside Lights returns to the pathways of Morningside Park this October. While the procession occurred last month, anyone interested in seeing the celebration’s display can head over to The Forum at Columbia University,  601 W 125th St., through October 31. The Forum’s ground floor Atrium is open to the public seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

This year’s theme is centered around memorialization and The Reimagined Monument —”an opportunity to rethink the convention of public statuary to create new monuments to speak to the current moment, shared past, and hopes for the future.” Learn more about Morningside Lights.

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