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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 41–50 out of 286 events
from September 4, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Sep 6

Omar's Summer Send-Off Party at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows. Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep you entertained!
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Movies in the Parks: Cinderella (1950)

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 7, 2015

Sep 7

The Amazing Captain Faust at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
The Amazing Captain Faust is a Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

The Great Miguelino at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Every Sunday, Fantasy Forest Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and another one at 4:00 p.m. About Fantasy…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Labor Day at Lefferts Historic House

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The whole family can participate in potato sack races, spoon races, stilts and other old fashioned games.
Category: Games, History, Kids

Must See
Event
Sep 7

Omar’s Summer Send-Off at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a magic show, fun games, dance contests, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

The Amazing Captain Faust at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
The Amazing Captain Faust is a Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

The Great Miguelino at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Sep 8

Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts

at The Pavilion in Union Square Park (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Union Square Park's playground isn't the only place kids can have fun in the park! Bring your little ones to The Pavilion in the North Plaza every Tuesday at 3 PM to explore…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Wetlands Tour

at Northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a guided exploration of the restored wetlands on Randall’s Island!
Category: Birding, Nature, History, Kids, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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