What to Do This Week in New York City

nycgo.com staff

If you’re in New York City this week, good timing (this goes for just about every week). New York City is home to thousands of restaurants, museums and attractions across all five boroughs. Below, we’ve gathered some of the best events in NYC for October 14–20. Visit our events page for things to do throughout the year in the City.

October 14–20

Sep
28

Attractions
Bronx Zoo's Boo at the Zoo

October weekends get spooky at the Bronx Zoo, with seasonal events for little kids, teens and adults.

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Oct
17

Museums & Galleries
Butterfly Conservatory at AMNH

Celebrate the annual return of this re-created tropical forest environment filled with over 500 live butterflies.

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Oct
17

Performing Arts
BAM Next Wave

BAM’s annual Next Wave Festival serves as New York City’s most comprehensive and daring survey of avant-garde music, theater, opera and dance each fall.

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Oct
17

Arts & Culture
Fringe Festival

This citywide festival of new and innovative plays, musicals, performances and other special events returns.

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Oct
17

Film & TV
Margaret Mead Film Festival

This festival of international documentary and nonfiction filmmaking takes its name from famed anthropologist Margaret Mead.

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Oct
18

Attractions
Open House New York

Get a glimpse of NYC’s rarely seen spaces with Open House New York’s weekend.

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Oct
19

Performing Arts
White Light Festival

The White Light Festival focuses on the spiritual resonance of music from different cultures with performances, discussions, visual art installations and even lounges.

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