Pizza and parades: 10 things to do in Brooklyn this weekend
Who knew the last weekend of September had so many festivals? We didn’t — but we’re not mad about it. It’s officially fall, but it still feels like August, so why not soak up the last rays of summer sun at an outdoor event this weekend?
There’s the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Chile Pepper Festival, the Third Avenue Festival, the Mexican Independence Festival, and the oldest and largest festival in Brooklyn — the Atlantic Antic.
Bonus points if you make it to all four.
1. Go apple picking
New York is called the Big Apple, but it’s pretty difficult to pick the fruit in the city. Luckily, there are orchards and farms just a short train ride away — like these six.