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. Bronx Night Market

“The Oct. 7 Bronx Night Market event has been canceled due to inclement weather conditions. The final event of the season is still scheduled for Oct. 28.* 

Food, art, and more! Savor the Bronx’s diverse culinary and cultural delights at the sixth season of this renowned festival that celebrates the Boogie Down.
Saturday, Oct. 7 and 28, 1 – 7 p.m.; Fordham Plaza, The Bronx

2. Taylor Swift Trivia Night

Gather your fellow Swifties and get ready to compete in a night filled with all things Taylor Swift!
Tuesday, Oct. 10,  7 – 10 p.m.; Dan and John’s Wings, 103 West 14 St., Manhattan

3. Arthur Avenue Comedy Stand-Up

Head to the Arthur Avenue comedy club for a night of non-stop laughter featuring top comics from HBO, Netflix, and more. If you’re lucky, you might even catch one of your fellow Fordham students performing.
Every Wednesday, 8 p.m.; Clinton Hall, The Bronx

4. Pumpkin Flotilla: Halloween on the Harlem Meer

Come by the Harlem Meer to witness the enchanting spectacle of floating jack-o’-lanterns along the water.
Thursday, Oct. 26, 4 – 7 p.m.; Harlem Meer, Manhattan

5. 38th Annual Bronx Halloween Parade

Put on your best costume for the second-largest Halloween parade in New York City.
Saturday, Oct. 28, 12 – 5 p.m.; Westchester Avenue and Southern Boulevard, The Bronx


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.