New York City is brimming with culture, great food, and exciting experiences. With Fordham campuses in both the Bronx and Manhattan, you have the opportunity to explore the bustling city streets and vibrant communities of both boroughs.

Check out our list of things to do in NYC this month!

1. The Bronx Vegan Bazaar

Check out this event that’s all about flavorful vegan food, pastries, juices, and more. With over 20 vegan food vendors, it’s not just a market—it’s a movement dedicated to improving the health of Bronx residents while supporting local businesses.
Every Wednesday in Nov., 4 – 9 p.m., 1125 Grand Concourse, The Bronx

2. NYC Marathon

NYC marathon runnersCheer on the runners as they conquer the five boroughs in a thrilling, race to the finish line. This must-watch NYC event is a celebration of perseverance and community spirit you won’t want to miss!
Sunday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; View points all throughout New York City

3. Native American Heritage Month: Native Americans Ethnobotany

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with hands-on learning about the rich history of Native Americans. Explore the ancient art of plant-based healing as you search for the same plants that Native Americans have cherished for centuries.
Sunday, Nov. 5, 10 – 11 a.m.; Van Cortlandt Nature Center, The Bronx

4. Thanksgiving Eve Balloon Inflating

Grab your loved ones and a hot cocoa to get a sneak peek of these iconic Thanksgiving Day Parade floats as they come to life right before your eyes!
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 12 – 6 p.m.; West 72nd Street and Columbus Avenue, Manhattan

5. Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
Be there for the beloved New York City tradition that marks the perfect start to the holiday season.
Wednesday, Nov. 29, West 49th and 50th Streets and Fifth and Sixth Avenues, Manhattan


Giorgia Sabia is the communications coordinator for the office of University Communications at Fordham. She can be reached at [email protected] or (212) 903-2040.