Festivals in Ridgewood

Weekend Craft Fair Passes for Two or Four to Artrider's Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst (Up to 54% Off)

Artrider Productions

Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst

$24 $12

Craftspeople and artists from around the country come to this long-esteemed fair to show their housewares, jewelry, and painted masterworks

$35 for a Margarita March with Eight Margaritas on Saturday, August 21 ($64.29 Value)

Margarita March

Multiple Locations

$64.29 $35

Guests down eight specialty margaritas at a tasting tour celebrating the drink; also includes food nibbles, photo, and music

$99 for Entry to Oktoberfest sponsored by The Village Voice, presented by Jägermeister, and hosted by Andrew Zimmern on Sunday, October 19

Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE

The Garden at Studio Square NYC

$130 $99

James Beard Award-winning TV personality Andrew Zimmern hosts a Groupon-exclusive Oktoberfest bash with beer, brats, and a live oompah band

2014 Chain NYC Film Festival at Chain Theatre, August 4–16 (Up to 50% Off)

2014 Chain NYC Film Festival

Chain Theatre

$20 $10

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Independent filmmakers showcase their work in an intimate black box theater

$50 for One General Admission Ticket to Big Brew NY on Saturday, September 20

BIG BREW NY

Westchester County Center

$60 $50

Revelers sip unlimited beer tastings from a four oz. souvenir glass while listening to live music; more than 250 craft beers

Drinking-Game Show for Two or Four from A Drinking Game NYC (Up to 51% Off)

A Drinking Game NYC

New York

$40 $20

The best '80s movies are brought to life on stage and combined with an audience-participation drinking game for extra fun

One or Two Days at The Seed: A Vegan Experience on August 9-10 for One or Two (Up to 50% Off)

The Seed

SoHo

$30 $15

Two-day vegan convention includes notable vegan speakers, cooking demos, film screenings, and samples from top vegan restaurants

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Barbecue ribs with a smoky rauchbier. A melon salad with a dark doppelbock. The folks behind Get Real Presents specialize in pairings like these, sharing the joys of craft beer and delicious, locally-sourced foods. In this spirit, its team of foodies and beer aficionados hosts festivals featuring more than 80 brews, as well as restaurant events that pair craft beer with regional foods. As unique as it sounds, they admit this isn't exactly a new idea—they take a page from other countries, such as Belgium, who actually anchor much of their cuisine around the effervescent beverage. Following this "cuisine a la biere" model, they aim to highlight all of the great things a freshly crafted brew can do to enhance an evening out on the town, such as highlighting the flavors of a complementary dish, spicing up a local chef's stew, or softening your dad to the idea of paying off all of your student loans.

135 W 18th St
New York,
NY
US

Signature service: wine tastings

Established: 2008

Staff size: 2?10 people

Sud de France tasks its employees with sharing goods from the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France with the world. For New Yorkers, that means one thing: plenty of fine wines. " They put their certification and knowledge to use in tasting sessions, which begin with samplings and lectures on wines, before moving on to one of France's other famed specialities: food.

10 East 53rd Street
New York,
NY
US

For 35 years, artists, gallery owners, and publishers have travelled from all over the world to showcase their talent and favorite work in Artexpo's large exhibition space during an event lauded by the L.A. Times, Fine Art magazine, Wall Street Journal, and NBC. A diverse palette of renowned artists and their masterpieces have shown at Artexpo, including Robert Rauschenberg, Keith Haring, and Andy Warhol, whose work was overshadowed by the much-anticipated appearance of his beloved soup can. Today, Artexpo New York serves as an innovative marketplace where artists can garner attention and generate buzz.

711 12th Ave
New York,
NY
US

Good food, meet people. People, meet good food. Harlem Sweet & Savory Food Tour functions as something of a culinary matchmaker, pairing curious diners with unexpected new cuisine on interactive walking tours. During exploratory jaunts that last up to three hours, participants become acquainted with some of New York City's best eats?all without getting set up on a blind date with a cheeseburger. Harlem serves as the backdrop, and its melting pot of cultures and ethnicities provides an unpredictable mixture of different recipes and flavors. Along the route, groups sample dishes and marvel at some of Harlem's historical sites, such as the Apollo Theater, Astor Row, and the Studio Museum.

40 Memorial Highway
New Rochelle,
NY
US

Situated on 63 acres of Mitchel Field—a former military base—Nassau Coliseum is dedicated to those who lost their lives while serving their country. When its doors opened four decades ago, this entertainment hub became a portal, transporting crowds to hours of sound and spectacle. Since then, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus has performed every year, racking up the record for most performances, followed closely by the Grateful Dead, which has permeated the air with its brand of jam 35 times, leaving audiences exhilarated and hankering for peanut butter and bread.

1255 Hempstead Tpke
Uniondale,
NY
US

Awaken Wellness Fairs shed light on the latest trends in holistic healing with events and services spanning in-depth seminars, revitalizing bodywork, and life coaching. Intuitive readers sit down for one-on-one sessions that offer insight into personal problems or looming decisions, and bodywork professionals soothe physical distress with calming holistic treatments. The fairs also feature sundry vendors selling healing crystals and jewelry.

21 Lake Street
White Plains,
NY
US