Downtown Brooklyn October Events
Fall is here, and Brooklyn is chock full o’ fun. The leaves might be changing, but the fact that Hub is so close to so many great activities never changes!
Brooklyn Museum is one of the best & most innovative museums in New York, which also happens to be in Hub’s backyard. Brooklyn Museum’s “Target First Saturday” is a great way to experience the museum for free! On Oct 6, join the Brooklyn Museum for engaging and eclectic free general museum access, from 5–11 pm. For the rest of month, you can also check out their newest exhibit, “Half a Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection.”
FAD Market is back with another kick-ass pop-up on Oct 20 & 21 at City Point. This one will be Fall focused and feature over 50 independent designers, artisans, and makers. This market showcases a thoughtfully curated selection of art, jewelry, apparel, bath and body care, tableware, and home furnishings. It’s an event not to be missed! FAD Market is so conveniently located to Hub you can easily make a day out of it with lunch at Dekalb Market Hall or spend some time at Alamo Drafthouse.
New York has its fair share of film festivals, but this month you can check one out right here in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Horror Film Festival is here, just in time for Halloween! Dive into the horrors and triumphs of scary movies from Oct 11 – 18, all throughout Brooklyn. If you are a horror movie fan, you have a week of not-to-miss events. There are so many good films to choose from, such as The Burning, My Bloody Valentine and Inner Ghost. ready for one of the most comprehensive, frightening film festivals in the world and it’s happening all around.
It’s October, which means Harvest & Halloween celebrations are all around you. Luna Park in Coney Island is dedicating all weekends in October to the spooky holiday with their Halloween Harvest, which has activities & contests from 12 pm – 6 pm. On Oct 20, go to Brooklyn Bridge Park and celebrate the 9th annual Harvest Festival. Pumpkin patch, arts and crafts, face painting, music, and games await you at this year’s festival! On Oct 27, get your spook on at Prospect Park for their Halloween Haunted Walk + Fair. Encounter zombies, werewolves, witches and other Halloween spirits on a haunted walk through Lookout Hill. This is ideal for families with children ages 7-12. All ages can enjoy the Halloween Fair, featuring family-friendly activities, as well as sweet and savory treats from some of the city’s top food trucks. Continue the fun at BKLYN BOO!, the official after-party, taking place near Hub at City Point in downtown Brooklyn!
From museums to shopping to film festivals, Hub is surrounded by spooky and fun!