NYC Food Events for the Weekend


The New Amsterdam Market. Photograph by Ultraclay!

New Amsterdam Market
Sunday, June 29th, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Twice as large as the market they put on at this same location in December, the New Amsterdam Market returns to the South Street Seaport with over 50 purveyors and advocates of the sustainable food movement. Various breads, foraged foods, milk, honeys, vegetables and meats will be available from great local sources. Admission is free, although there is a $5 suggested donation to efforts that will make the market permanent. New Market Building on the East River between Beekman Street and Peck Slip, Downtown; event website

Un-Fancy Food Show
Sunday, June 29th, Noon to 6 p.m.
Brooklyn's answer to the much more stoic Fancy Food Show, this event takes place at the East River Bar in Billyburg and will feature Bronx Bee Honey, Jasper Hill Farm cheeses, McClure’s Pickles, Sixpoint Craft Ales, and various other items from local purveyors. 97 South 6th Street, Brooklyn; event website

Fancy Food Show
Sunday and Monday, June 29 and 30th, 10 a.m to 5 p.m.; Tuesday, July 1st, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sample over 180,000 specialty foods from thousands of exhibitors from around the world at this annual trade event held at the Javits Center. 655 West 34th Street (on 12th Avenue), Manhattan; event website

Street Fairs
Saturday, June 28th
Bleecker Street between Broadway and Sixth Avenues; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
West 46th Street between Seventh and Eigth Avenues; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, June 29th
Third Avenue between 149th and 153rd Streets, Bronx; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


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