No matter your interest, there's a festival for you.

Music lovers likely are ready for another Global Citizen, those who needs laughter in a confusing world thank the returning New York Comedy Festival, foodies are prepared to part with dollars across the New York City Wine & Food Festival ... and on. Book worms, EDMers, etc. etc.

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events happening in the city -- and remember that New Yorkers don't tend to wait to buy their tickets

Battery Dance Festival (Aug. 13 to 19)

In its 36th year, this dance fest offers
In its 36th year, this dance fest offers an array of style from contemporary to classical. Performances are from 7-9 p.m., with the exception of closing night festivities from 6 to 8 p.m.; all are free, though you will need tickets to attend the Aug. 19 reception. (20 Battery Pl., Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park, Battery Park City, battery dance.org) (Credit: Durga Group )

Queens International Night Market (through Aug. 19)

Brooklyn isn't the only borough with a summer
Brooklyn isn't the only borough with a summer food market worth checking out. Take the 7 on a Saturday to this open-air food fest, where vendors serve everything from Sichuan noodles to pierogies to mac and cheese. (Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, 47-01 111th St., Queens, 6 p.m. to midnight, free entry, queensnightmarket.com) (Credit: Facebook / Queens International Night Market)

Afropunk Fest (Aug. 26 to 27)

Afropunk is back in Brooklyn for its 13th
Afropunk is back in Brooklyn for its 13th year. The extensive lineup spans generations, with Xers happy thanks to Macy Gray, pictured, and Soul II Soul, Y showing up for Thundercat and Dizzee Rascal, and Z ready to whip its hair back and forth with Willow Smith. (Commodore Barry Park, 19 N. Elliott Pl., $80 to $225, afropunkfest.com/brooklyn) (Credit: Getty Images / Mike Coppola)

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Electric Zoo (Sept. 1 to 3)

EDM fans, this music festival is for you.
EDM fans, this music festival is for you. Some of the biggest names in electronic music are slated to perform this year, including DJ Snake and Deadmau5. (Randall's Island, electriczoofestival.com) (Credit: Getty Images / Theo Wargo)

Feast of San Gennaro (Sept. 14 to 24)

Stuff your face with zeppoles and meatballs at
Stuff your face with zeppoles and meatballs at this iconic food fest for Italian food lovers. Explore Little Italy while enjoying live entertainment as well as the event's annual cannoli eating contest. (Grand and Mott streets, Manhattan, free entry, sangennaro.org) (Credit: Getty Images / Mario Tama )

The Meadows Music & Arts Festival (Sept. 15 to 17)

After a successful first year, The Meadows returns
After a successful first year, The Meadows returns to Citi Field, this time with three full days of shows and about 60 acts. Day one is anchored by Jay-Z, two by Gorillaz and three by Red Hot Chili Peppers. (23-01 Roosevelt Ave., Queens, themeadowsnyc.com) (Credit: Getty Images for TIDAL / Theo Wargo)

Brooklyn Book Festival (Sept. 17)

This literary celebration gets bigger each year, spanning
This literary celebration gets bigger each year, spanning several days across multiple venues. But the main event happens on Sept. 17 with readings, discussions and a marketplace all in and around Brooklyn Borough Hall. (209 Joralemon St., Brooklyn, free, brooklynbookfestival.org) (Credit: Chip Kidd)

Global Citizen Festival (Sept. 23)

The annual fest targeting global poverty is known

The annual fest targeting global poverty is known for its A-list lineups, and this year sees a diverse roster of genres from punk to R&B. Headliners for the 2017 version are Stevie Wonder, Green Day and The Killers, with other notables including Pharrell Williams, The Lumineers, The Chainsmokers and Alessia Cara. Though free in the monetary sense, you'll have to earn a ticket by joining the fight against poverty, as detailed on globalcitizen.com.

(Credit: Getty Images / Theo Wargo)

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Elsie Fest (Oct. 8)

The annual celebration of musical theater, now in
The annual celebration of musical theater, now in its third year, moves from Coney Island to Central Park. Festival headliners are Alan Cumming (pictured), Lea Michele and Darren Criss, with performances from Ingrid Michaelson and Norm Lewis. Pre-sale tickets are available Aug. 1 through 4 for those of you who can't wait to secure your spot. (Central Park SummerStage, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue, elsiefest.com) (Credit: Tre Gallery)

New York City Wine & Food Festival (Oct. 12 to 15)

New York City Wine & Food Festival, in
New York City Wine & Food Festival, in its 10th year, spans for an entire weekend with events including tastings, specialty dinners, entertainment and more at venues across the city. You have 80-some events to choose from, including a handful (including Action Bronson's "Best of Brooklyn") priced at $100 and less. (Locations vary, for more information, visit nycwineandfoodfestival.com) (Credit: Melissa Kravitz)

New York Comedy Festival (Nov. 7-12)

You have your choice of venues during the

You have your choice of venues during the New York Comedy Festival. Head to MSG for Bill Maher, the Beacon Theater for Nick Offerman (pictured), The Bell House for 2 Dope Queens, Carolines on Broadway for Kevin Smith ... and on. Since the fest is hosted by TBS, you'll see Conan O'Brien bringing his namesake show to the Apollo Theater in the middle of it all, and Samantha Bee will go "Full Frontal" in front of a local audience as well. General tickets on sale Aug. 14; check out the lineup via nycomedyfestival.com.

(Credit: Emily Shur)