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Explore Brooklyn’s Book, Brewers, and Harvest Festivals in Fall 2023

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Explore Brooklyn’s Book, Brewers, and Harvest Festivals in Fall 2023

Looking for things to do this fall in Brooklyn? From the Brooklyn Book Festival to the Harvest Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park, there’s a festival for just about everyone in Brooklyn this fall.

Brooklyn Book Festival

Where: Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn Commons at MetroTech, and other locations.

When: Events run Sunday, Sept. 24 through Oct. 2, 2023

From September 24 to October 2, celebrate global literature at Brooklyn’s grand literary fest. With diverse writers spanning various genres, there’s something for every reader. Although events are complimentary, ensure you have funds for donations and book shopping! October 1 is the highlight, at Downtown Brooklyn’s Borough Hall, featuring stages with celebrated authors like Hilton Als and Colson Whitehead. Als will receive the BoBi award. Don’t miss the Northeast’s largest book market! Learn more about the Brooklyn Book Festival. 

NYC Brewers Guild’s Blocktoberfest

Where: Industry City, 238 36th StreetBrooklyn, NY

When: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Join us at Blocktoberfest on September 30, 2023, from 1-5 PM at Industry City, Brooklyn. Dive into NYC’s authentic beer scene, celebrating locally brewed delights. Unique to this fest, all NYC Brewers Guild member breweries gather under one roof. Engage directly with brewery teams and savor the brews. VIPs can access from Noon, while GA enters post 1 PM. Book early to avail discounts. Updates, including entertainment, will be shared, so stay tuned on Instagram. Learn more about Blocktoberfest.


Harvest Festival

Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 6

When: Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Celebrate autumn at Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Harvest Festival! Revel in the kick-off parade, immersive arts, storytelling, lawn activities, and an iconic pumpkin patch. Follow the events page for more details and a full schedule leading up to the event. Learn more about Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Harvest Festival.


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