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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 11–20 out of 113 events
from May 28, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Festivals (x) category

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Jun 6

Family Day

at Smokey Oval Playground, Queens

12:00 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
Jun 6

Go Green! Greenpoint Festival

at McCarren Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Get inspired by sustainability initiatives in North Brooklyn while enjoying local food, arts and crafts, health/wellness classes, music and dance performances, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Jun 7

Rockaway's International Children's Day

at Beach Block, Queens

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, folk dance face painting, crafts for kids, beach games, a petting zoo, international foods, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Games, Kids, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 7

Discovery Day

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Freshkills Park for an opportunity to discover the trails and hills of the landfill-to-park project!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 7

World's Fair Anniversary Festival

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
We're celebrating the 75th and 50th anniversaries of the NYC World's Fair with a full day of free activities for all.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, History, Kids, Food, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 7

Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Learn to dance like a pro at these salsa, cha-cha, and bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School.
Category: Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Jun11

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
Jun11

FitFest: Adult Fitness Jamboree

at James J. Walker Park (in James J Walker Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for an evening of free group exercise classes, fitness challenges, wellness and nutrition!
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jun13

Family Day

at Rufus King Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

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

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Jun14

Drums Along the Hudson

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
International performances from around the world, a Native American Pow Wow, Captain Planet and native arts and crafts
Category: Education, Dance, Festivals, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

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