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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 21–30 out of 118 events
from May 22, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Festivals (x) category

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
Jun14

Family Day

at Electric Playground, 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
Jun14

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!

Monday, June 15, 2015

Jun15

Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge

at Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
SOH and Lamprophonic team up to bring local writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction out into nature. Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A.
Category: Art, Festivals, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Jun16

Washington Square Music Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us in Washington Square Park for the 57th season of the Washington Square Music Festival, with free al fresco concerts in the square!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Jun18

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, June 19, 2015

Jun19

Karaoke on the Boardwalk

at In front of Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park (in ), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Brought to you by Deno's Wonder Wheel. Enjoy singing karaoke with family and friends! Then watch the fireworks illuminate the sky!
Category: Festivals
Free!

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jun20

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company, lead VARIABLE POP, a dance workshop for seniors of all ages and…
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Jun20

Summer Solstice Festival

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make ice cream the old-fashioned way, make sun-inspired craft, and play historic games.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

2015 Mermaid Parade

at West 21st Street & Surf Avenue (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
See the largest art parade in the nation!
Category: Festivals
Free!

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