NYC's Best Fall Performing Arts Festivals

nycgo.com staff

A number of perennial festivals on the fall performing arts schedule make high culture that much more accessible to the public—and complement NYC's new seasons in opera, ballet and classical music. You can hear jazz greats at Lincoln Center, see offbeat dramatic pieces at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) and catch hip-hop dance in the Bronx. Read on for our picks.

Mark these on your calendar

Aug
30

Music
Generations in Jazz Festival

Hear live jazz at Lincoln Center.

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Sep
3

Performing Arts
BAM Next Wave

Drama, dance, music, cabaret and artist discussions come together in this Brooklyn celebration of the avant-garde.

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Sep
28

Arts & Culture
New York Film Festival

The New York Film Festival screens international films and awards contenders at Lincoln Center.

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Nov
5

Arts & Culture
New York Comedy Festival

More than 200 comedians will perform over the course of this week-long festival.

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