What to do in New York in September 2025

Highlight of the month

Tribute in Light 9/11 Memorial

Tribute in Light 9/11 Memorial The dual beams of light that pay tribute to the Twin Towers can be seen for miles around, including from several locations in the city. A touching commemoration.

Eric’s tips

New York in September is great for a city trip. The milder weather is perfect to bike in Central Park or on the Brooklyn Bridge. Take the ferry to Lady Liberty and admire the sunset from Top of the Rock. View all events per day below.

Monthly events in New York in September 2025

  • Broadway Shows

    Visit one of the many wonderful Broadway musicals in New York.

  • Cycling in New York

    Biking along the two rivers and in Central Park, the most ideal way to see a lot of the city.

  • Dinner Cruises

    Combine sightseeing in New York with a lovely dinner and take an evening dinner cruise.

  • New York Giants American Football

    Want to visit an American football game? Now it's your chance to see New York Giants play.

  • New York Mets Baseball

    Visit a game of New York's second baseball team in the new stadium Citi Field.

  • New York Yankees Baseball

    Want to visit a baseball game? The New York Yankees are the best baseball team!

  • Rooftop Bars

    Want to be on the top? Go to one of my favourite rooftop bars!

Find events
1 Sep
Monday
Labor Day
Labor Day in New York is a national annual holiday on the first Monday of September. It also marks the end of the summer season.
1 Sep
Monday
Shopping at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
3 Sep
Wednesday
World Skyscraper Day
New York is the city of high-rises! Today is the perfect opportunity to visit one of these architectural wonders. Are you a history buff or more interested in the experience? Compare which observation deck in New York is best for you.
5 Sep
Friday
Rooftop Bar Tour
The best way to explore New York's bustling rooftop bars, while skipping lines and marching straight past picky bouncers.
7 Sep
Sunday
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
8 Sep
Monday
Shopping at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
11 Sep
Thursday
9/11 in New York
On this day the people who were killed in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 are remembered.
11 Sep
Thursday
Tribute in Light
The Tribute Lights go on as soon as the sun goes down near the place where the Twin Towers stood.
12 Sep
Friday
Rooftop Bar Tour
The best way to explore New York's bustling rooftop bars, while skipping lines and marching straight past picky bouncers.
14 Sep
Sunday
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
15 Sep
Monday
Shopping at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
18 Sep
Thursday
National Cheeseburger Day
The best cheeseburgers are made in New York. Check my list for the top five burgers in the city.
19 Sep
Friday
Rooftop Bar Tour
The best way to explore New York's bustling rooftop bars, while skipping lines and marching straight past picky bouncers.
20 Sep
Saturday
National Pepperoni Pizza Day
Today is National Pepperoni Pizza Day. Check out my top 5 pizzas in New York - the best you will ever taste.
21 Sep
Sunday
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
22 Sep
Monday
Shopping at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
26 Sep
Friday
National Pancake Day
What's breakfast without pancakes? Today is the day to go all out with syrup and toppings in one my favourite diners and breakfast places.
26 Sep
Friday
Rooftop Bar Tour
The best way to explore New York's bustling rooftop bars, while skipping lines and marching straight past picky bouncers.
28 Sep
Sunday
Gospel on Sundays
Experience authentic gospel music in one of the churches of Harlem. This tour is available on Wednesdays too.
29 Sep
Monday
Shopping at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Shop 'til you drop and get the biggest discounts at Woodbury Common Outlets!
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