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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 March 26, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Dec24

The Wild Garden Exhibit

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands, and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
Category: History
Free!

Dec24

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Columbus Circle (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a hot meal or snack, shop for holiday gifts, and spend time with friends and family in one of the most stunning locations in New York City.
Category: Kids, Markets, Food, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec24

Union Square Holiday Market

at Union Square (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Markets, Food, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec24

Bryant Park Holiday Market

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland. From…
Category: Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec24

Central Park Tour: Cross-Park Promenade

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
On this east-west walk you will see a hidden bench that tells time, miniature boats powered by the wind, a magnificent sculpture celebrating fresh water, and much more.
Category: History, Tours

Dec24

Knit & Crochet Beginner's Group

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will learn how to purchase yarn, needles & hooks and read directions.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Dec24

Knitting & Crocheting for Intermediate and Advanced Levels

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 a.m.
Must be able to read and follow patterns.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Dec24

Christmas Eve Candlelight Ceremony

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.
Join the Stuyvesant Square Community Alliance and members of the neighborhood for caroling on Christmas Eve. Refreshments will be served.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec24

Christmas Eve Caroling at Washington Arch

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday with carols at the Washington Square Arch. Live music, sing-along and community spirit at the Christmas Tree. Brought to you by the Washington Square Association.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Dec25

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!

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