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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 113 events
from May 28, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Festivals (x) category

Thursday, May 28, 2015

May28

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies celebrates language and culture with fun-filled live music, dance, and puppetry! Concerts may be held in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Hebrew, or English.
Category: Education, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 29, 2015

May29

Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with some fresh air while you drink in the sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour. The Friday Freshen Up series takes place in West Harlem Piers Park…
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May30

Summer on the Hudson: Great New York City Fish Count

at 172nd Beach (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
How many and what species fish will we collect as we pull our nets through the Hudson? How will our site differ from others? Join us for this fun waterside event! Part of the…
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May30

Strawberry Festival

at Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be entertainment, crafts, games, inflatables, music, tattoo artist, face painting, strawberry eating contest, carnival games, and much more!
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May30

Celebrate Astoria International Cultural Fest

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate the amazing cultures in Astoria, Queens through song and dance.
Category: Dance, Festivals
Free!

Sunday, May 31, 2015

May31

Family Day

at Manton Playground (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come join us for a fun-filled day of crafts, games, inflatables, face painting, light refreshments, and more!
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
We’ve partnered with Musical Directions to bring Sweet Spot Festival to West Harlem Piers Park. Sweet Spot Festival is a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Jun 3

Celebrate Brooklyn: Chaka Khan

at The Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Celebrate Brooklyn! will kick off their 37th year at the Bandshell with none other than the “Queen of Funk” herself, Chaka Khan.
Category: Concerts, Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Jun 4

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies celebrates language and culture with fun-filled live music, dance, and puppetry! Concerts may be held in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Hebrew, or English.
Category: Education, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Jun 6

Annual Bronx River Festival: Hello Herring

at 180th Street & Boston Road (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This festival will include an animal show, music, free community paddles, a ramble tour, live performances, and more.
Category: Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, History, Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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