November in NYC can be a busy time. We are reaching the peak of food, drink, and film festivals and the beginning of the holiday season is just around the corner, too.

The New York City Marathon and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade are November classics, but Triplemint’s NYC real estate agents wanted to put together an NYC November events calendar to highlight some other amazing events happening around the city.

New York Comedy Festival – All Boroughs


This festival brings the world’s best comedians to the city for a week of stand-up, sketch shows, panels, and more. Hundreds of famous and up-and-coming comedians will be performing in venues across the five boroughs, bringing laughs to you no matter where you live in the city. Visit their website to browse the dozens of shows.

Event details:
11/4–11/10

Imagine This Women’s International Film Festival – Brooklyn

The Image This Women’s International Film Festival is a multi-day festival of film screenings, screenplay readings, workshops, and panels showcasing independent original works by women filmmakers. Come prepared to be inspired and informed by bold creative filmmakers and industry professionals.

Event details:
11/7–11/10
Starting at $15

Renegade Craft Fair – Chelsea


Treat yourself or a loved one to a handcrafted gift from one of the 230 makers at this cozy indoor craft fair. Over 230 artists will be in attendance along with foodmakers, baristas, and workshop hosts. The event will take place over two days, so you can relax and take your time exploring the booths and meeting local and regional artists.

Event details:
11/9–11/10
Free entry

Brooklyn Crush – Sunset Park

Sample wine and food from Brooklyn and beyond at this one-day festival. Winemakers from around the world will be featured alongside New York State crafters. While you sip, enjoy light bites from a buffet of options including cheese, charcuterie, and dips. Local Brooklyn restaurants will also be in attendance.

Event details:
11/9
Starting at $55

Salon Art + Design – Upper East Side

The world’s top designers present at this annual fair showcasing design and art across styles and time periods. The Salon is a highly-curated experience showcasing immersive design experiences. See Bauhaus and Art Deco inspired pieces alongside contemporary designs, all with an international focus.

Event details:
11/14–11/18
Starting at $30

Salon Du Chocolat – Hudson Yards


Indulge your sweet tooth and immerse yourself in a world of chocolate at this spectacular, larger-than-life celebration. Participate in interactive exhibits, sample treats from around the world, and even watch a chocolate fashion show. Salon Du Chocolat is the world’s largest chocolate event, and is an unmissable occasion for any chocolate lover.

Event details:
11/16–11/17
$25

The 24 Hour Plays – Midtown Manhattan

For one night only, teams of actors, directors, and writers come together to put on six original plays all created and rehearsed in just 24 hours. Now in its 19th year, this year’s event is in honor of Academy Award winning actress Kathy Bates, and in support of the Lymphatic Education & Research Network. Past participants include Elizabeth Banks, Sam Rockwell, Vanessa Williams, and Laverne Cox.

Event details:
11/18
Starting at $175

Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Gardens – The Bronx


See New York as you’ve never seen it before at this beautifully crafted miniature version of the city. More than 175 iconic landmarks dot the display made of natural materials like bark and leaves. Adults can enjoy special “Bar Cart” nights with seasonal drinks and cozy fire pits.

Event details:
11/23-1/26
Adults $30; Children 2-12 $18; Children Under 2 Free

As you can see, there is a wide variety of options coming up this November. And there’s even more to do that isn’t included in our events calendar. Having trouble deciding what to do? Triplemint’s New York real estate agents are here to help. As always, remember to tag @TriplemintRealEstate to share your journey with us!