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Festivals

New York City is filled with celebrations of all types. From Coney Island's Mermaid Parade to the Dance Parade, and beyond, parades and festivals large and small bring joy to people of all ages and interests.

Festivals Events

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sep 18

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Sep 19

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.

Sep 19

Summer on the Hudson: BINGO

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

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages B-I-N-G-O night.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sep 20

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.

Sep 20

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Sep 20

CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: West Coast Swing Outdoors

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
West Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin', can be danced to R&B, pop, rock, hip hop, and blues!
Free!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sep 21

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.

Sep 21

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Sep 23

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sep 24

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.

Sep 24

Summer on the Hudson: Salute to the Sun Yoga

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting.
Free!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Sep 25

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Sep 26

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.

Sep 26

Summer on the Hudson: BINGO

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

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages B-I-N-G-O night.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sep 27

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.

Sep 27

Breukelen Country Fair

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Wyckoff Farmhouse museum for a day long extravaganza of crafting, creating and hands on fun!
Free!

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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Sep 28

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.

Sep 28

Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This festival brings to life the customs and spirit of the Middle Ages. Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town. Performers, guests and festival goers dress in medieval costume.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Oct 5

Harvest Festival

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be face painting, pumpkin hunts, Urban Farm tours, apple cider, rice cake demos, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Raptor Fest

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the thrill of viewing New York's premier predators, live and up close with the Urban Park Rangers and the Prospect Park Audubon Center.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Oct 11

Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse at the 22nd Little Red Lighthouse Festival! Including tours of the lighthouse with the Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 11

Annual Pumpkin Festival in Willowbrook Park

at Carousel for All Children (in Willowbrook Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The prettiest pumpkins prevail at our old-fashioned fall festival.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Oct 18

Fall Harvest Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall with live performances, crafts, games, pumpkins face painting and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 18

Fall Harvest Festival

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the fall harvest at King Manor with an historic cooking demonstration, apple cider pressing, butter churning, and autumn-themed crafts!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Oct 19

Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
There will be music, nature and garden walks, composting demos, food, crafts, and beer.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Oct 25

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be food, live music, art-making workshops, and a canine costume contest!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 25

Halloween Extravaganza 2014

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
There will be a Haunted House by the Boy Scouts, bake tables by the Girl Scouts, arts and crafts, face painting, pumpkin painting, raffles, and much more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 25

16th Annual Great PUPkin Festival

at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.
The 16th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest is the largest dog costume contest in Brooklyn. Registration will begin on the monument plaza at 11:00 a.m. If you need…
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oct 26

Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla

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

3:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Enjoy spooky music, crafts, live pumpkin carving demonstrations, and of course our signature pumpkin flotilla, which sets sail across the Harlem Meer at twilight!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Nov 16

The Wolf Returns!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet Atka, an arctic gray wolf, and learn about the important role wolves play in nature.

Must See
Event

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Dec 7

Winter Solstice Celebration and Tree Lighting

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

12:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy live musical performances, arts and crafts, photos with Santa, sales in our Holiday Marketplace, and a tree lighting ceremony.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dec 13

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

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

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Tree lighting, live entertainment and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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