Autumn / Fall Fun in New York City Calendar of Events in 2021

Events taking place in New York City this Autumn

Mainly for the month of October 2021

Autumn’s just arrived and who says we can’t get back to having some great autumnal fun here in the Big Apple and just beyond!?? Our Street Fairs/ Festivals are back in full glory with plenty going on this month. Likewise, there’ll be pumpkin picking opportunities along with all the other great happenings associated with fall and that grand night of souls, Halloween! And of course, the Village Halloween Parade WILL be taking place! Head over to that page for upcoming All Hollow’s Eve related items.

So hop aboard and have a look at what’s in store for us all.

‘And please remember, there may very well be COVID related regulations associated with some if not all of these listings. Also be sure to keep tabs on each originating site for last minute changes and such.

At the Queens County Farm

Located at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Queens, NY

The Amazing Maize Maze

Friday – Sunday
September 17 – October 30
& Monday, October 11

Advance Tickets: $12; $8 (ages 4–11) 
Free for ages 3 & under


Queens Farm Pumpkin Patch

October 1 – October 30

Free Admission and Open Daily

Monday – Friday, 12:00 – 4:30 pm
Saturday – Sunday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm


Maize by Moonlight  

Saturday; October 2 & 23
Thursday; October 28

Queens County Farm
73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Queens, NY

Advance Tickets: $15; $10 (ages 4–11) 

Free for ages 3 & under


At the NY Botanical Garden in the Bronx

Scarecrows & Pumpkins

September 18 – October 31, 2021
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

“”Discover plentiful pumpkins and hordes of gourds along the twists and turns of their Great Pumpkin Path and whimsical scarecrows popping up around the Garden.””

Also on hand is their Puppet on Parade taking place on Saturdays and Sundays during this date range.

Pumpkin Carving Demonstrations

October 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, & 31; 1–4 p.m.
Everett Children’s Adventure Garden

Archie’s Halloween Adventure

October 23, 24, 30, & 31; 2–5 p.m.
Clay Family Picnic Pavilions

Whimsical Scarecrows Return

September 18–October 31
Everett Children’s Adventure Garden




Historic Richmond Town

Located at 441 Clarke Ave, Staten Island, NY

Pumpkin Picking at Decker Farm

Includes, aside from the obligatory pumpkin picking, children’s hay maze, fall photo opportunities, snack wagon, pumpkin painting, pumpkin chucking and more.

October 2 – October 31
Saturdays and Sundays

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Timed entry admission prices range depending upon whether they were purchased online or at the door.

Adults: $9 – $11

Children (3-12): $4- $5

Tykes 2 and under: Free

Members: $7 – $9


Apple & Pumpkin Picking Beyond our Borders:

Pay a visit to the Apple Ridge Orchards website to learn about all the fun they’ve in store for folks interested. Apple and Pumpkin along with other cool seasonal events will be happening. Not to mention their onsite stand and animal farm.