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September 1, 2019

Bay Ridge Fall Festivals & Events 2019



If you have a Bay Ridge event that isn’t listed here, leave a comment with the info or a link to your flyer. (they don’t publish automatically)

Friday, September 20th




1) Greek Festival at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church September 19th – 22nd. Ridge Boulevard between 84th and 86th Streets. 

2) Silent Disco on the 68th Street Pier



Saturday, September 21st



1) Pet Adoption outside of Councilman Brannan’s Office – 8203 – 3rd Avenue, 12:00 -4:00 pm.




2) Fort Hamilton Army Base Oktober Brew Fest, authentic German food, rides, a pumpkin patch and the pool if the weather s good.  Contests: Keg Toss, Stein Hoist, Bratwurst Eating Contest and >Best Dressed Dirndl and Lederhosen.  Register here





3) Annual Cancer Can’t Kill Love Event at the Gjoa Club at 2:00 pm.  Money raised goes to Sloan Kettering Hospital




4) Volunteer to plant daffodil bulbs at Owls Head Park  – 10:00 am. No signup – just come!






5) Norwegian Christian Home Fall Fair at 1250 – 67th Street 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.




5) Greek Festival at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church September 19th – 22nd. Ridge Boulevard between 84th and 86th Streets.




6) Hispanic Heritage Celebration at FIAO – Free – RSVP to fiaohispanicheritage@gmail.com






7)  Irish night on shore road - august 2018 Great Irish Fair in Coney Island Irish night on shore road - august 2018 Tickets here




The Great Irish Fair is on Saturday, September 21 at the Fort Amphitheater in Coney Island. Tickets are $20 and you can buy them at the entrance.





Sunday, September 22nd



1) Free TNR Workshop by the Neighborhood Cats – reserve your spot by 09/19.  If you love cats and want to help in Bay Ridge, join this amazing group do TNR’s  – see here



2) Pet Mobile Adoption Truck will be outside of  Vinny’s Pet Store 451 Bay Ridge Avenue from 12 PM – 4 PM




3) Greek Festival in Bay Ridge at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church – Ridge Boulevard between 84th and 86th Streets  


Friday, September 27th


1) Grandma’s Love Auction Gala – raffles – win prizes!  Tickets here




2) Golf Outing – Our Lady of Angels



Saturday, September 28th


1) The Ragamuffin Day Parade  – Parade begins at 1:00 from 76th Street to 92nd Street on 3rd Avenue in Bay Ridge (Registration and Costume Judging is earlier). Free

2) Bay Ridge Eats for a Cause will take place at St. Mary’s  Church.  

3) St. Philips Craft Sale 1072 – 80th Street   10:00 am – 3:00 pm


Also a Pet Adoption Truck will be outside of St. Philips Church 1072 – 80th Street. 11AM – 3PM




4) Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser The Fundraiser will be in the auditorium at St. Pats school on 96th Street and 4th Avenue at 6:00 pm.  (Music by the Canny Brothers and Shadoobie). This funds the 2020 St. Patricks Day Parade in Bay Ridge.




5) Free CPR Class at Redeemer St. John’s in Bay Ridge  at 9:00 am – 10:30 am OR 11:00 – 12:30 am. Call or e-mail to register.


6) Paint the Verrazzano Bridge at Pinot’s Palette. See here


7) Hoops Fest at Aviator – $10 tickets (more for the events)



8) Coney Island Luna Park Halloween Harvest – every weekend from September 28th to October 27th 11:00 am – 6:00 pm


9) National Lighthouse Museum Fest 12:00 – 6:00 pm (it’s a great Fall festival….and I don’t like Staten Island). Cost: $3 per person; Soup Contest from 12 pm – 2 pm……$ 5 per person. There is no onsite parking, but we found parking easily. The soup is really good!





Sunday, September 29th


1) 3rd Avenue Festival –  9/29  is the 3rd Avenue Festival  from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm on 69th Street to 94th Street in Bay Ridge. Vendor info: cmccreight@council.nyc.gov 





2) The Atlantic Antic Festival is from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. More info.





3) Oktoberfest in Industry City

4) Boo at the Bronx Zoo – September 29, 30, October 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28th


Staten Island events:

1) Staten Island Car Show 9:00 – 3:00 pm. (Raindate: 10/6)




2) Snug Harbor Ghost Tour  $10




Monday, September 30th

Yom Kippur in Bay Ridge – see here

Saturday, October 5th



1) Blessing of the Animals after 11:00 am mass outside St. Anselm Church on 82nd Street and 4th Ave. (If it rains, the blessing is inside the church vestibule).


2) Oktoberfest at Lockyard in Bay Ridge  9221 – 5th Avenue

3)  Green Meadow Pumpkin Patch at Aviator $9 (includes pumpkin, visit with animals, hayride, kid-friendly haunted house, giant wagon slide  Get ticket online






Sunday, October 6th


1) Walk to end bullying in Staten Island – by Danny Fitzpatrick’s Angel Network – info here



2) Blessing of Animals at Christ Church 7301 Ridge Blvd. after 10:30 am service.





Thursday, October 10th


Paint a Halloween Haunting on glass at Pinot’s Palette. See here





Saturday, October 12th


1)  Christopher Columbus Parade on 18th Avenue in Brooklyn – info here  The parade begins at 60th Street at 1:00 pm. It ends at Benson Avenue – 4:00. Text 91999 for more details.






2) Cleanup at Owl’s Head Park from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm


3) Kitty Kieran’s Annual Corn Harvest – it’s real 

4) St. Athanasius Comedy and Karaoke Night


5) Green Meadow Pumpkin Patch at Aviator $9 (includes pumpkin, visit with animals, hayride, kid-friendly haunted house, giant wagon slide  Get ticket online





Sunday, October 13th



The Fall Harvest Festival by the Narrows Botanical Garden will take place on Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm in Shore Road Park (70th Street and Shore Road)  

  • Talented Crafters and Artisans will be selling their items

  • The Great Pumpkin Patch sponsored by Three Guys from Brooklyn 

  • The Annual Canine Costume Contest





Thursday, October 17th

Paint pumpkins and sip wine at Pinot’s Palette – see here

Saturday, October 19th


1) Hero’s Benefit at the Wicked Monk 4:00 – 10:00 pm




2) Schnitzel Haus Hunter Mountain Oktoberfest Trip 


3) Green Meadow Pumpkin Patch at Aviator $9 (includes pumpkin, visit with animals, hayride, kid-friendly haunted house, giant wagon slide  Get ticket online




4) NYCRuns Brooklyn Marathon and Half Marathon – starts at: 7:00 AM at the Brooklyn Museum. Register here


Sunday October 20th




Sean Casey Animal Rescue’s 12th Annual Howl-o-ween Bark Block Party is on Sunday, October 20th from 12:00 – 5:00 pm. Everyone is invited to attend the fun, family-friendly party that spans the entire block on which the Rescue is located. Admission is free!  Enjoy games, contests, prizes & activities for kids and pups alike. Face painting and tattoos at the Goblins & Ghouls parlor.




Friday, October 25th


1) Mama Rao’s Halloween Party – $60 a person


2) Paint Scream at Pinot’s Palette – see here

3) City Tech’s GRAVESEND INN Haunted Houseat Voorhees Theatre, 186 Jay Street opens. (Too scary for small children)


Friday 10/25 5 to 9pm

Saturday 10/26 12 to 4pm and 5 to 9pm



Sunday 10/27 12 to 4pm and 5 to 9pm

Monday 10/28 5 to 9pm

Tuesday 10/29 5 to 9pm

Wednesday 10/30 10am to 3pm 5 to 9pm

Thursday 10/31 10am to 3pm and 5 to 9pm

Tickets are $10 general admission,

Saturday, October 26th




Sunday October 27th


1. Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair in Prospect Park for children 7-12 years old. 12:00 – 3:00 pm  Register here


2.Spooky Slimefest in Brooklyn

3. Halloween at Green Meadows Farm at Aviator –info here



Sunday, November 3rd


The NYC Marathon is on 11/3 this year. More info here. Free for spectators.



Saturday November 9th 


New for 2019 – Green Meadows is having a Pumpkin Smash at Aviator – see here.




Saturday, November 10th







Last Years Events that We Don’t Know Dates Yet

Family Events not announced yet.


Events for Children that haven’t been announced in 2019

  • Children’s Halloween Parade in Coney Island
  • NIA Halloween Party on 11th Avenue 
  • Party Spot Dance Party for Kids 7921 – 7th Avenue 
  • Halloween Bowling at the Fort Hamilton Arm Base – in costume
  • Brooklyn School of Inquiry Harvestfest
  • Day of the Dead – 5406 4th Avenue.   
  • Saint Anselm Halloween Party
  • The Ridge Creative Center Halloween Art Party 
  • Staten Island Children’s Not So Scary Halloween Party – reservations
  • Halloween Party at St. Patrick’s Academy 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Free NIA Halloween Party on 11th Avenue between 66th and 67th 
  • Haunted Halloween Walk for Kids and Fairytale Forest in Owls Head Park 3:00 – 9:00 pm.  (info about VIP tickets here
  • 78th Street Halloween
  • Townhall Children’s Halloween Parade and Party in Greenpoint – tickets here


Events for Adults that haven’t been announced in 2019:


  • Xin’s Halloween Party – Best Costume contest.
  • Salty Dog Halloween Party
  • Hunter’s Halloween Party  9404 – 4th Avenue – karaoke
  • The Wicked Monk has a Halloween Party 
  • Catch 22 Halloween Party
  • Salty Dog Halloween Costume Party
  • Catrina’s Halloween Party – 7316 – 3rd Avenue $10
  • Delia’s Lounge is having Oktoberfest during the game.
  • Red Oak has a Halloween Costume Party
  • The Pour House Halloween Party- Costume Contest.
  • Irish Haven Halloween Party 
  • Redeemer St. John’s Church Shopping to Fight Cancer



Events for Dogs not announced for 2019 yet

  • Barktober in Prospect Park  
  • Luna Park Dog Parade and Costume Contest.Register here






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