New York City is an exciting place any time of year, but one of the best times to visit is fall. Following the relatively slow summer months, the autumn calendar swiftly kicks into high gear with food festivals, Broadway openings, and more, all while the trees in Central Park turn beautiful shades of orange. It’s not just the city that’s worth a visit in autumn—vineyards on Long Island and Hudson Valley towns will also be at their most picturesque in the coming months. Whether you’re drawn by the stunning colors of the season or the high energy that fills the air this time of year, you’ll find something to get excited about on this list of things to do during Fall in New York City.