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news • August 1, 2022

Festivals, Fairs and More September 2022 Events Near The Modern

Looking for something to do this September near Fort Lee, New Jersey? With NYC just across the bridge, there are endless possibilities so we’ve collected some of our favorite upcoming events to help you plan ahead!

The Morningside Lights Festival – Sept. 24

One of the most popular annual events on the Upper West Side will return this September for the first time since 2019. The 11th Annual Morningside Lights Festival will take flight Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. when the night sky will be filled with handmade lanterns floating from Morningside Park to Columbia University’s campus.

The return of the festival is expected to be more beautiful than ever as this year’s theme will be “The Reimagined Monument,” an illuminated moving sculpture garden composed of over 40 lanterns crafted by community members. Learn more about The Morningside Lights Festival.

Silent Disco  – Sept. 10

Who doesn’t love quiet clubbing? Also part of the Summer on the Hudson series is Pier i Cafe’s Silent Disco, set for this Sept. 10. Featuring three simultaneously live DJs, you can use your headphones to switch between each DJ to decide which one you want to listen to. Learn more about Pier i Cafe’s Silent Disco.

West Side Country Fair – Sept. 4

Visit Pier I at 70th Street this Sunday, Sept. 4 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. for a free, family-friendly day of live music, live magic, carnival rides, games and much more. This year’s County Fair will include a popup playground, surrounded by local food and craft vendors.

Learn more about The Annual West Side Country Fair.