Fall in Love with Autumn at the Meatpacking District’s 5th Annual Harvest Fest

A local favorite enjoyed by all, Harvest Fest brings the neighborhood together to experience local and regional businesses, artisans, live performances, and fun activities 

The Meatpacking Business Improvement District (BID) is proud to announce the 5th Annual Harvest Fest, an outdoor artisanal market and seasonal festival, will be held on Saturday, October 28th at Hudson River Park’s 14th Street Park.

Harvest Fest is an opportunity to experience and explore the best of the district, while spending quality time outdoors with family and friends. Free and open to the public, the beloved event brings together an eclectic mix of local brands to sample and sell various foods, crafts and activities suitable for all ages.

Building on the event’s smash success in previous years, the 5th Annual Harvest Fest will celebrate the autumn season with wholesome family fun and live bluegrass music. Shop for handmade accessories, enjoy tasty treats, and meet local vendors all while soaking in the crisp air of fall weather.

Of particular note, this year will feature interactive entertainment and engaging activities, including a dog costume contest, VR experience, “trick or treat” bag making, Himalayan dog blessing ceremony, yoga classes, hydroponic growing system demo and many more!

Meatpacking BID Executive Director Lauren Danziger states, “Our initial goal for Harvest Fest was to create an event that promoted and inspired a sense of accessibility and engagement for all ages in the Meatpacking District.” Danziger continues, “Harvest Fest continues to thrive five years later because it continues to do just that. It’s feels good to be deeply connected to an event that showcases so many businesses and builds community among those who participate and those who attend!”

The following local business are confirmed to participate in Harvest Fest this year:

Activities & Entertainment: Beasty Feast, Chelsea Market Baskets, Corlears School, Exhale Spa, Giphy, Google, Lord Jameson Dog Patisserie, Love Child, Rubin Museum of Art, Samsung 837, The High Line, The Joyce Theater, West Village Veterinarian Hospital, Whitney Museum.

Food & Drink: Ample Hills Creamery, Brunetti Pizza, Dickson’s Farmstand Meats, Fig & Olive, Gotham Greens, Günter Seeger NY, Heermance Farm Purveyors, High Street on Hudson, Le Pain Quotidien, Megu, The Standard Grill.

Retail Shops: Madewell, Manhattan Sideways, Poison Ivy Designs, Theresa Rivera Floral Design, Tower Gardens, Trina Turk.

Harvest Fest is free and open to the public and will take place on Saturday, October 28 from 11:00am – 4:00pm at Hudson River Park’s 14th Street Park, located on 10th Avenue between 14th and 15th streets.

For additional information, please visit: www.meatpacking-district.com/events/harvestfest/

The Meatpacking Business Improvement District (BID) is the not-for-profit business alliance of the area whose mission is to support the business community and to keep the area clean, safe and beautiful. The BID runs a robust array of hyper-local marketing initiatives and events programming along with a public relations campaign to support the economic health of the neighborhood. As the Meatpacking District community continues to reinvent itself year-in and year-out, the Meatpacking BID seeks to revitalize and reinvigorate right alongside all of the innovators that call the Meatpacking District home. For more information, please visit, meatpacking-district.com.


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