Sweater weather just arrived and we love nothing better than the crispy autumn air. Fall is one of the most beautiful times to visit New York City. Below is a list of Arlo Staff Picks for things to do for Fall 2017.
Weekend Eats at Smorg Square
Fridays + Saturdays, 11am-10pm; Sundays, 11am-8pm
76 Varick St. (at Canal St.)
Manhattan has now imported the popular Smorgasbord from Brooklyn to SoHo. This new Smorgasbord is chock full of famous food vendors; they even bought in the Brooklyn Flea for the best secondhand shopping across the street. Smorg Square is ust two blocks from Arlo SoHo!
Various dates in Oct
Pricing: about $40
Blood Manor is designed to be the most intense, creepy, and “scream enducing” haunted house attraction in the tri-state area. It is comprised of approximately 5,000 square feet of themed rooms, corridors, and a labyrinth of passageways designed to to maximize one’s fears.
Oct 15, 2017
Here is your chance to try everything from NYC famous 1/2 sour pickle to pickled pineapple. This annual event takes place on historic Orchard Street on the Lower East Side and features over 20 vendors sampling and selling their pickled treats! And for more resourceful folks, you can event enter pickling dance contest
Open House New York
Oct 14-15, 2017
Pricing: various prices
Want to go behind the scenes and see some of the coolest buildings in NYC? Open House New York Weekend is a popular event that sells out every year. From historical buildings that are rarely open to the public to modern masterpieces, join hundreds of New Yorkers on site tours, talks with architects, designers and preservationists. Reservations open in late September. We recommend hitting refresh to nab those tough to get tickets.
New York: Haunted Broadway
Various dates in Oct
Pricing: $50.70 per person
In a town where the Great White Way is king, what’s better than visiting haunted Broadway theaters? Get spooked and hear tales about ghosts of famous Vaudeville and Broadway stars even though the curtains to their performances fell a long time ago. To top it off, there will be dancing and sing-alongs to the darker musicals to fit the mood.
Guns N’ Roses
Oct 11, 15, 16
Pricing: Varies per seating
Guitarist Slash and bassist Duff McKagan reunited with frontman Axl Rose for the Not in this Lifetime tour, coming to MSG in October, after decades long feud between Slash and Rose.
New York City Wine and Food Festival
Oct 12-15, 2017
Pricing: Varies per event
Location: Throughout NYC
Foodies rejoice! Get wined and dined at the culinary event of the year at the New York City Wine and Food Festival. From tastings to classes and dining events, there’s something for everyone during these 4 days. Both Chef Harold Moore (Harold’s at Arlo SoHo) and Chef Dale Talde (MASSONI) will be showcasing their culinary skills and food at this food festival. Harold will be competing at the Burger Bash throwdown and Dale will be featured at the Italian Harvest Party hosted by Giada de Laurentiis.