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Food Festivals in NYC this October

October 9, 2019

As the weather starts to cool off, the food-centric events near Roosevelt Island are starting to heat up! For foodies in the city, there are plenty events happening all over Manhattan this month, whether you’re into classic Italian-American favorites or food truck cuisine. Check out the happenings below taking place near The Octagon.

10th Annual Taste of the Seaport – Celebrate the fall season at the 10th annual Taste of the Seaport, an annual fall festival that celebrates the amazing food and beverage scene in Lower Manhattan. Taking place Saturday, October 19th from 12pm – 3pm, you’ll enjoy live music while snacking on food and treats from over 40 vendors. They’ll be food and treats from over 40 vendors as well as live music. Proceeds will benefits arts and enrichments programs at two NYC public schools: PS 343 Peck Slip School and PS 397 Spruce Street School.

New York Taste – New York Taste is New York Magazine’s signature culinary tasting event that features over 40 celebrated chefs, mixologists and rising stars of New York City’s food and drink scene. Taking place Monday, October 21 at 7:00pm at The Waterfront, you’ll enjoy unlimited tastings from top restaurants and bars in the city, as well as an open bar. For more information, check out the link below.

The Toast of Brooklyn Wine and Food Festival – If you’re a true wino, you won’t want to miss the 12th annual Toast of Brooklyn Wine and Food Festival. Taking place Saturday, October 26th at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, you’ll get to enjoy hundreds of wines from around the world with delicious food tastings, while listening to great music. Tickets start at $50 and are still available.

10th Annual Taste of the Seaport

Pier 16 and 17

South Street Seaport, New York NY


New York Taste

The Waterfront

241 11th Avenue New York, 10011

(212) 414-4950

The Toast of Brooklyn Wine and Food Festival

Brooklyn Navy Yard

141 Flushing Avenue, 15th floor Brooklyn, NY 11205

(718) 907-5900

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