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New York Things to do: Top New York Events in October

Are you planning a visit to New York this October? See this NYC Travel Blog article for insight on just some of the Top New York Events in October and other exciting New York Things to do.

August 15, 2019

With October just around the corner it’s time to plan for all the amazing October Events taking place in New York, including; Concerts, Sporting events, New York Film Festival, Columbus Day Parade, and one of the most anticipated annual events in New York…Halloween! 

Hotel Mela is situated just blocks from Times Square and the center of Manhattan. Our Times Square Hotel is located close to some of the best October Events in the city!  

This latest NYC Travel Blog article; New York Things to do: Top New York Events in October – gives you highlights of only a few of the top October Events in New York.  

Good Morning America
Dates: October 1 – 31, 2019
Location: Times Square
Event Schedule: See Event Schedule  
Distance from Hotel Mela: 2 blocks

Come be a part of this iconic morning show as an audience member! This morning program has been a staple of the American fabric since it first aired on November 3, 1975.  Each program brings together top celebrities, musical artists, top news stories and other entertaining programming.  You can join in on the show with Diane Sawyer, Robin Roberts, Chris Cuomo at the studio located in Times Square, just blocks from Hotel Mela - Monday through Friday morning from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.  See the Event Schedule link above for ticket information.

 

NYC Film Festival 2019
Attend the New York Film Festival and learn from film and production professionals in the areas of film, development, writing, editing and more.

New York Film Festival
Dates: October 1 – 13, 2019 (begins September 27, 2019)
Location: Lincoln Center and other locations
Website: Visit Event Website 
Distance from Hotel Mela: 1.4 miles 

Celebrating its 57th year, the New York Film Festival is back! This groundbreaking film festival brings together all facets of the film community and genres; feature films, documentaries, musicals, shorts, animation, and much more.  Talent from all areas of the production process will attend this annual event and take part in panel discussions, Q&A and project launches, including; actors, writers, producers, and more. Come and learn from film and production professionals in the areas of film, development, writing, editing and more. The New York Film festival also presents numerous showings of movies, documentaries, animation, shorts and more at a variety of locations throughout the city.  Visit the Event Website link above for more details. 

 

New York ComicCon 2019
Events and parties for New York ComicCon take place over the three days throughout the city, including costume parties, autograph signings, project launch parties, meet and greets and more.

New York ComicCon
Dates: October 3 -6, 2019 
Location: Jacob K. Javits Center Convention Center
Event Schedule: Visit Event Website 
Distance from Hotel Mela: 1.2 miles

If you love comic books, anime, comic memorabilia, and superhero movies…this is the event for you. New York ComicCon celebrates all things ‘comics’ including; Comic Books, vendors, anime, action celebrities, book and game publishers, actors and more. New York ComicCon is often the event where  new action movies and related projects are announced.  Events and parties for New York ComicCon take place over the three days throughout the city, including costume parties, autograph signings, project launch parties, meet and greets and more.  For more information about New York ComicCon, see the Event Website link above.

 

New York Concert
It's Madonna! Enough said...

Madonna - Concert
Dates: October 1, 2, 3 & 5, 2019
Location: Howard Gilman Opera House
Event Schedule: Visit Event Website  
Distance from Hotel Mela: 

Wow, an intimate setting of only 2,000 seats with the one and only Madonna! This musical icon returns to Brooklyn for just 4 nights in October to showcase her amazing music and performances celebrating the release of her new album ‘Madame X.’ See the Event Website link above for ticket information.


Phil Collins - Concert
Dates: October 6 & 7, 2019
Location: Madison Square Garden
Event Schedule: Visit Event Website  
Distance from Hotel Mela: 1.2 miles

Phil Collins in the Garden!  Phil Collins will be playing all his hits in his two nights at the ‘World’s Most Famous Arena’ - Madison Square Garden.  Phil Collins has sold over 100 million records in his illustrious career spanning decades. Don’t miss this opportunity to see a music legend in the Garden! See the Event Website link above for ticket information.


Columbus Day Parade
Dates: October 14, 2019
Location: Begins at 5th Avenue
Event Schedule: Visit Event Website 
Distance from Hotel Mela: .8 miles

Strike up the band, marchers and beautiful floats for this very popular annual New York Event.  This parade is a celebration of all things ‘Italian’ and that does not stop with the actual parade. Spectators can enjoy the parade to be sure but then the great food, music, beer and entertainment does not stop there.  The festivities continue to the pubs, bars, restaurants and shops throughout Manhattan.  The Columbus Day Parade travels up 5th Avenue from 44th street to 72nd street.  This is a free New York Event. 


Jerry Seinfeld - Concert
Dates: October 25 & 26, 2019
Location: Beacon Theater
Event Schedule: Visit Event Website 
Distance from Hotel Mela: 3 miles

Jerry Seinfeld will always be an iconic figure of the New York culture with his popular role as ‘Jerry’ in Seinfeld. The popular comedian will bring his views on all things in life, the news, family and politics.  The Beacon Theater is a beautiful theater on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.  See the Event Website Link above for ticket information.

 

New York Halloween Parade 2019
New York Halloween Parade - do you dare?

Halloween Parade
Dates: October 31, 2019
Location: Begins at 6th Avenue
Event Schedule: Visit Event Website   
Distance from Hotel Mela: 3 miles

The ever-popular Halloween Parade in New York is celebrating its 46th year! This massive parade takes place at night and includes bands, artists, scary puppets, ghoulish performers and of course many New Yorkers and visitors dressed to scare and haunt you!  Whether you are coming to join in on the dress up fun, or just watch the gore, you are sure to enjoy this ‘Spooktacular’ New York Event.  The New York Halloween Parade begins at 6th Avenue from Spring Street to 16th Street.  This is a free New York Event.

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