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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 2,133 events
from December 22, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Monday, December 22, 2014

Dec22

Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist Tuesday, September 30 through Sunday, January 17, in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery Fee: Free with…
Category: Art

Dec22

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Dec22

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids
Dec22

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Columbus Circle (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for the holidays! Grab some hot chocolate and try an array of cuisine from Turkish to Mexican.
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec22

Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for holiday gifts and stock up on your favorite treats in Union Square Park.
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec22

Le Carrousel at Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to resources for community parks that need it most.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids
Dec22

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec22

Santa's Corner at Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Santa and his helpers for a parade through Winter Village.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

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Dec22

Lighting of the World's Largest Hanukkah Menorah

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.
Gather around the 32-foot-high, gold-colored, 4,000-pound steel holiday icon at Grand Army Plaza to kick off the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.
Category: Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec22

Brooklyn's Largest Menorah Lighting

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
Every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for the children.
Category: Holiday Lightings
Free!

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