Fall is food festival season.

Whether you have a sweet tooth, a bacon obsession or a deep love of dumplings, there's a foodie event for you.

Here are the big events to know over the next few months in NYC.

Taste Talks Brooklyn (Sept. 9-11)

The fourth annual festival is as much about
The fourth annual festival is as much about talking about food as it is eating it, with panels, discussions, cooking demos and tastings. Chefs involved include Claus Meyer of Noma fame, Amanda Cohen (Dirt Candy) Patti Jackson (Delaware & Hudson) and headliner Sean Brock, who curated the weekend events. Tickets from $49; multiple locations, brooklyn.tastetalks.com (Credit: Taste Talks)

Mad. Sq. Eats (Sept. 10-Oct. 7)

Mix up your lunch routine with the return
Mix up your lunch routine with the return of this market, featuring more than two dozen vendors, from standbys Roberta's and Melt Bakery to newcomers Mr. Bing (Beijing street food) and Amali Mou (Mediterranean). Pictured: Indian-inspired restaurant Inday, a vendor at this season's Mad. Sq. Eats. Open daily 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Worth Square, Fifth Avenue between 25th and 26th streets, urbanspacenyc.com/mad-sq-eats (Credit: Erin Kestenbaum)

Pie Night at Dominique Ansel Kitchen (Sept. 14-15, 21-22, 28-29)

This event was so popular last year, the
This event was so popular last year, the restaurant has added several pie nights. Enjoy unlimited slices of pie from among 11 varieties, such as salted caramel apple pie, blackberry pie and peanut butter chocolate cream pie, with a glass of bubbly. $45 (wait list); 137 Seventh Ave. S., daevents.tocktix.com (Credit: Dominique Ansel Kitchen)

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Feast of San Gennaro (Sept. 15-25)

All eyes turn to Little Italy for this
All eyes turn to Little Italy for this street festival, celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Enjoy live music, parades and, of course, Italian cuisine. Sausage and zeppoli are a must. Runs daily from 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday; Mulberry Street between Canal and Houston streets, Grand Street between Mott and Baxter streets, Hester Street between Mott and Baxter streets, sangennaro.org (Credit: Dreamstime / Stuart Monk)

New York Oyster Week (Sept. 16-Oct. 1)

Celebrate the bivalve with events, brunches, tastings, boat
Celebrate the bivalve with events, brunches, tastings, boat cruises and more, kicking off with the NY Harbor Regatta and Regatta Bash on Sept. 16. Locations and prices vary by event; oysterweek.com (Credit: iStock)

Taste of East Village (Sept. 17)

More than 20 restaurants will be participating in
More than 20 restaurants will be participating in this new outdoor festival, including Luke's Lobster, Veselka and Van Leeuwen (pictured), which benefits the Cooper Square Committee. Noon-5 p.m., tickets $25 in advance, $30 day of (includes four tastes); East Seventh Street between Cooper Square and Second Avenue, coopersquare.org/tasteofev (Credit: Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream)

Vendy Awards (Sept. 17)

This year, the annual street food celebration and
This year, the annual street food celebration and competition adds a vegan category -- inspired likely by past winner Cinnamon Snail. Pictured: A jianbing from Mr. Bing, a finalist in the "rookie" category. 12:30-5 p.m., tickets from $100; Governors Island, vendyawards.streetvendor.org/newyorkcity (Credit: Melissa Kravitz)

TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint (Sept. 18)

The North Brooklyn festival is back for the
The North Brooklyn festival is back for the seventh year, with more than 50 restaurants, bars, breweries and wineries participating, including new spots Lilia (pictured) and Harvey. Proceeds benefit the Firehouse North Brooklyn Community Center. 1-5 p.m., tickets $35 (four tastes, two drinks) to $100 (12 tastes, six drinks); East River State Park, North Eighth Street and Kent Avenue, Williamsburg, tastewg.com (Credit: Evan Sung)

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NYC Dumpling Festival (Sept. 24)

Calling all dumpling fans. Sample a variety of
Calling all dumpling fans. Sample a variety of dumplings by Chef One Dumplings, from buffalo chicken to edamame, try your hand at making them yourself in dumpling-making classes and see how many you can eat by signing up for a dumpling eating contest. Noon-5 p.m., tickets $20 (four tastings); Sara D. Roosevelt Park, East Houston Street between Chrystie and Forsyth streets, dumplingfestival.com (Credit: NYC Dumpling Festival)

Brooklyn Pour (Sept. 24)

This one's for beer lovers. The annual brew
This one's for beer lovers. The annual brew bash will feature more than 100 samples of seasonal, micro and reserve beers from regional and national breweries. 3-6 p.m., tickets $55-$85; Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble St., Greenpoint, villagevoicebrooklynpour.com (Credit: Laura June Kirsch)

Taste of Gramercy Neighborhood (Sept. 24)

The small neighborhood has plenty to offer. Sample
The small neighborhood has plenty to offer. Sample goods from nearly two dozen restaurants, including Bedford Cheese Shop (pictured), The Smith and BLT Prime, at this annual festival, which benefits local schools and the Bowery Mission. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., tickets $30 (six tastings) to $70 (all tastings); Irving Place between 17th and 18th streets, tasteofgramercy.org (Credit: Linda Rosier)

Great Big Bacon Picnic (Sept. 24-25)

Bacon gets star treatment at this indoor and
Bacon gets star treatment at this indoor and outdoor festival, which will bring together more than 100 chefs, restaurants, food trucks and more for bite-sized bacon creations. Various times, tickets from $99; Old Pfizer Factory, 630 Flushing Ave., Williamsburg, greatbigbacon.com (Credit: Great Big Food Events)

NYCWFF (Oct. 13-16)

Start grabbing your tickets now for this culinary
Start grabbing your tickets now for this culinary extravaganza, which brings together some of the biggest names in food, including plenty of Food Network and Cooking Channel personalities. Locations and prices vary by event; nycwff.org (Credit: Melissa Kravitz)

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Cider Week (Oct. 21-30)

Celebrate the region's burgeoning cider scene with dinners,
Celebrate the region's burgeoning cider scene with dinners, tastings and more throughout the city. Locations and prices vary by event; ciderweeknyc.com (Credit: Cider Week)

Dessert Goals (Oct. 23)

The city's
The city's "first-ever dessert festival" will feature tastings from 20 vendors, including Wowfulls, Melt Bakery and Mini Melanie, dessert workshops and more. Noon-6 p.m., ticket price TBA; Dobbin St, 64 Dobbin St., Williamsburg, dessertgoals.com (Credit: Dessert Goals)