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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.

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from November 21, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Dec25

A Storybook Christmas at Bartow-Pell

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Delight in Christmas trees throughout the mansion decorated by artists and designers inspired by contemporary children’s Christmas storybooks. On view during public hours.
Category: Art, History, Winter Holidays

Dec25

CANCELLED: Shape Up NYC: F.I.S.T.

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Come to McDonald Playground for this free fitness interval & strength training class. Shaping up has never been this easy!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Dec25

Paper Arts & Crafts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts using multiple mediums
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec25

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore the Park’s central features including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Dec26

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Dec26

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Dec26

Art in the Garden: “Deconstructed Flowers”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
H. David Stein’s unique mosaic of flora is distinctively detailed in his exhibit “Deconstructed Flowers.” His intricate photographs pull out the dimensional…
Category: Nature, Art

Dec26

Whimsical Winter Wonderland exhibit

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
These American and international artists’ works will charm and delight the spirit of the child or the child within.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec26

Wreath Interpretations

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 31st annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 46 fine artists, horticulturalists, designers,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec26

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

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