The 2019 New Yorker Festival is Back in October

The 2019 New Yorker Festival runs from October 11th to 13th. This landmark cultural event brings the spirit of The New Yorker magazine out of the pages to the stages of New York with intimate conversations, panel discussions, tours, and exclusive screenings and performances.

For one weekend, readers and fans of The New Yorker will get to see cultural shakers, politicians, authors, actors and musicians discuss their work.

Join the editors of the publication as they interview many influential guests.

A few 2019 New Yorker Festival attendees:

  • Nancy Pelosi
  • Mayor Pete Buttigieg
  • Paul Rudd
  • Willem Dafoe
  • Sarah Paulson
  • Kenan Thompson
  • Billy Porter
  • Patti Smith
  • Bill Nye
  • Hasan Minhaj

Fans can also watch live performances from Dua Lipa, Bon Iver and Friends, John Cameron Mitchell, Michael R. Jackson, to name a few.


Take note, all programming is subject to change, according to the New Yorker Festival website. We’ve left a link at the bottom.

Ticket sales for subscribers begins at 11am Monday, September 9th. General sale tickets begin on Tuesday, September 10th. Depending on which event you want to see, ticket prices vary from $49 to $245 each. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis and are non-refundable. Tickets are sold digitally and will be sent via email.

This year, most of the locations are on the Upper West Side, with the 2019 New Yorker Festival headquartered at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center. Listen to conversations and participate in Q&A segments at the Land Rover Stage at NY Ethical Culture, Gerald W. Lynch Theater, NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Directors Guild Theater, and the Florence Gould Hall.

Be sure to check out the official New Yorker Festival website to learn more about upcoming events and tickets prices.

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