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 1–10 out of 179 events
from July 31, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in Tours (x) category
Saturday, August 1, 2015
at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors
at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn
Sunday, August 2, 2015
at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn
at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island
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, Fitness, Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Hiking