Harborfest, Octfest and Other Weekend Ideas

Friday, September 7, 2018

Sometimes it can be hard to figure out what to do over the weekend. In New York and the Hamptons, there are just too many options. Fortunately, AVENUE’s editors have put their collective heads together and come up with a few suggestions, ranging from a festival in the Hamptons to a concert on Governors Island. What unites them all is that they’re worth your time.



Party in the Sag! Sag Harbor’s annual Harborfest returns this weekend with food, music, boat races and much, much more.

Sag Harbor

Friday, September 7th through Sunday, September 9th



The confusingly named Octfest comes to Governor’s Island this early September weekend, with music, craft beer and lots of fun! Performers include Vince Staples, Nile Rodgers and the Flaming Lips.

Governors Island

Saturday, September 8th and Sunday, September 9th


Pig Island

Like pork? Like beer? Then head down to Pig Island NYC in Red Hook this weekend for a fun celebration featuring plenty of both!

Erie Basin Park, Brooklyn

Saturday, September 8th at 11:30 a.m.


Fifth Avenue Mile

Go the distance this weekend at the Fifth Avenue Mile. The annual race features runners of all ages and speed. Run, or just cheer them on!

Fifth Avenue near 80thStret, New York

Sunday, September 9th at 7:25 a.m.


Race for the Cure

That’s not the only the race going on this weekend! The Susan G. Komen Foundation will be holding their annual Race for the Cure in Central Park.

Central Park West at 72nd Street

Sunday, September 9th at 7 a.m.


And for more things to do, be sure to check out Avenue’s Social Calendar.


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