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Spike Lee and Chuck D at a party, NYC Events
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What To Do In NYC This Weekend

Ease into fall with these cool weather events.

As the hot girl and city boy days of summer start to cool down, the food scene and cool weather activities start to heat up. Afrobeats parties, food festivals, and roller skating park jams are taking over this weekend. So lace up those boots, throw on that sweater, and let's make some autumn memories.

Special Events and Tributes


Date - Oct 1, 2023 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Location - Harbor NYC Rooftop, 621 West 46th Street New York, NY 10036

A crossover of genres and a fusion of cultures. A Hip Hop, AfroBeats and Soca day party for all you Sunday brunchers.

Cost: From $34

Bronx Night Market

Date - Saturday, September 30 1 p.m.

Location - Fordham Plaza, 1 Fordham Plaza The Bronx, NY 10458

It's Oktoberfest, and only 2 Bronx Night Markets are left. Bring your wives, husbands, kids, and elders - come out and celebrate good food, music, and great company.

Cost: Free

10th Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo

Date - Saturday, September 30 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Location - Industry City 51 34th Street Brooklyn, NY 11232

The10th Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo will feature the greatest hot sauce companies in the world. FREE Hot Sauce Tastings, The Stage of DOOM, The Guinness Book of Records Reaper Eating Contest, Craft Beers, Specialty Cocktails, Spicy Food Vendors & So Much More!!

Cost: From $17.85

Skates In The Park

Date - Saturday, Sep 30, 2023 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Location - Laurelton Skate Park 137th Ave &,Brookville Boulevard Queens, NY 11422

Come join Skates in the Park every Saturday for a fun-filled day of roller skating in the park. This meetup event is for beginners, intermediate and advanced skaters. All are welcome to join the fun. If you have never skated before and you’d like to learn, they offer a FREE one-hour beginner’s class starting at 3 p.m. RSVP if you’d like to take advantage of the class. If you need skates, come out early. Loaner skates are based on first come first serve. If you have never skated before or you are a beginner, there are also elbow, knees and wrist guards available.

Cost: Free

Taste Bits of Jamaica

Date - Saturday, Sep 30, 2023 3 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Location - BKLYN Commons Rooftop, 495 Flatbush Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11225

A curated cultural showcase of the Jamaican Music, Food and Fashion. Check out the food, vendor stations and "Shake-a-leg" with Famous DJ Superpaw.

Cost: From $74