50+ Free Family Events This September in NYC

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Best Free Things to Do with Kids in New York City, September 2019

Ready for fall, but still savoring summer? September packs plenty of summer fun, with Labor Day weekend events plus the final few concerts and outdoor movies of the summer. This month also marks the kickoff of fall festivals around NYC, with faves like the Atlantic Antic, the Breukelen County Fair, and the sweet NYC Honey Fest. The FREE family fun doesn't stop there: September brings rope courses, arts workshops, and unicycling fun for New York City kids. 

Read on for over 50 FREE things to do this September in New York City, including events in Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. Find more top events in our September GoList, or our always-packed daily NYC event calendar.

Since NYC schools kick off this month, get a jump on fall planning with our NYC Day Trips Guide or Family Travel Guide.