2017 NYC Fall Food & Drink Festivals Not to Miss

Summer came and went, but the desire to indulge at foodie events hasn’t. The fall 2017 season is met with a variety of NYC food & drink festivals making it a little easier to kiss those warm days goodbye. Consider this your fall guide to all fun things food and beverage.

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Passport to Portugal presented by TAP Air Portugal

Have a quick Portuguese escape this fall without hopping on a plane. TAP Air Portugal and Time Out New York are providing attendees with Portuguese food and sounds on Oct. 5 (7:30-10pm). Tickets are $49. Phone: 212-602-1187 | Address: The Mezzanine, 55 Broadway, Manhattan Click to go

New York City Wine & Food Festival

For the 10th year in a row, the New York City Wine & Food Festival returns for four days of deliciousness from Oct. 12-Oct. 15. This festival is recognized for holding more than 100 events with food and wine tastings, intimate dinners with renowned chefs, hands-on classes, parties and other food-focused happenings. This year, expect an Italian Harvest Party, Broadway Tastes hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and a Korean Cuisine Master Class. The list continues and these 10 in particular are worth paying attention to. Phone: 800-764-8773 Click to taste

The New York Coffee Festival

Coffee lovers, rejoice! From Oct. 13-Oct. 15, you can join over 85 coffee, food and equipment suppliers for live experiences. And that means as many free coffee tastings as you’d like. There will also be coffee cocktails, street food and live music. Phone: 212-463-0071 | Address: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, Manhattan Click to taste

Queens Beer Festival

Breweries from Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Long Island are providing unlimited tastings from Oct. 14-Oct. 15 (12-5:30pm). These include Blue Point Brewing, Montauk Brewing Company and Flagship. Tickets range from $29-$126. Address: 5-25 46th Avenue, Queens Click to taste

Lower East Side Pickle Day

Orchard Street will become pickle paradise on Oct. 15 from 12-5pm. There will be more than 20 picklers to taste from along with local boutiques and restaurants, live music and activities. Address: Orchard Street between Delancey and E Houston, Manhattan Click to taste

NYC Food Film Festival

Food and movies—what could be better than that? For the 11th year, the Food Film Festival is showing some of the best food movies accompanied by “off-the-charts food and drink.” It’s taking place Oct. 19-Oct. 22. Ticket prices vary depending on the event. Phone: 212-398-2597 | Address: AMC Empire 25, 234 West 42nd Street, Manhattan Click to taste

Brew Hop 5K + Craft Beer Festival

This unique event mixes exercise with an enticing finish line on Oct. 21 (check in 10am, event 12-4pm). The Brew Hop starts with a 5k race and ends with a local craft beer festival. There will be over a dozen craft breweries, including Brooklyn Brewery and SingleCut Beersmiths. The party gets better with games, music and food vendors like Dom’s Mac Truck and Sweet Chili. Part of the proceeds go to Oceanic Global, an organization working to save our oceans. Not a fan of running? Tickets are available just for the beer fest portion. Address: Randall’s Island Park, 20 Randalls Island Park Click to taste

One More Bite

This family-friendly foodie event is made for kids. For the second year in a row, local farmers, activists and entrepreneurs will encourage kids to expand their tastebuds on Oct. 22. There will be food samples and activities. Phone: 718-522-3363 | Address: The Green Building, 452 Union St., Brooklyn Click to taste

Cider Week NYC

Be a part of the “cider revival.” From Oct. 20-Oct. 29, indulge in free tastings of various apple ciders at more than 50 bars and restaurants around the Big Apple. Click to taste

NYC Craft Beer Festival

Seventy five breweries will be on deck with 150 beers, ciders, meads and spirits to sample from. This extravaganza is taking place Nov. 3 and Nov. 4 with tickets ranging from $45-$85. Phone: 212-463-0071 | Address: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, Manhattan Click to taste

WhiskyFest New York

Whiskey, bourbon and scotch. More than 400 of them will be limitless at this Nov. 16 event starting at 6:30pm. General admission tickets are $245 and they include a Glencairn crystal nosing glass and a tote bag. Phone: 212-398-1900 | Address: New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway Click to taste

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