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Whether it's green markets or food truck rallies, these events are bound to get your mouth watering. Invite your friends to eat out and about Parks and most importantly don't forget to bring your appetite.

Food Events

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May 30

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 31, 2015

May 31

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Jun 6

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Jun 7

Rockaway's International Children's Day

at Beach Block , Queens

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, folk dance face painting, crafts for kids, beach games, a petting zoo, international foods, and more.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 7

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks
Free!

Jun 7

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Jun 7

World's Fair Anniversary Festival

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
We're celebrating the 75th and 50th anniversaries of the NYC World's Fair with a full day of free activities for all.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jun 13

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.

Best For
Kids
Jun 13

Big Apple Barbecue Block Party

at Madison Square Park , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy award-winning barbecue and Southern-inspired fare from the country’s top pitmasters
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 13

Gardening Workshop for Families: Tour & Vegetable Planting

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Tour vegetable gardens and learn techniques about urban gardening and farming.

Best For
Kids
Jun 13

Pop-Up Dinner Brooklyn

at Prospect Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
PopUp Dinner Brooklyn presented by Acura is back for another unforgettable evening under the stars in Prospect Park. Imagine thousands of people, dressed in white, flocking to a secret location in the Park for a dining experience unlike any other.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Jun 14

Big Apple Barbecue Block Party

at Madison Square Park , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy award-winning barbecue and Southern-inspired fare from the country’s top pitmasters
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 14

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Friday, June 19, 2015

Jun 19

NYC Parks Arts, Culture & Fun MOCA CINEMA: Special Preview of Lucky Chow

at Columbus Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and MOCA for a special preview of the upcoming PBS series Lucky Chow that takes audiences on a journey across the country showcasing how Asian Cuisine has impacted our understanding of food and food culture in the United States.
Free!

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jun 20

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.

Best For
Kids
Jun 20

Cooking Without Electricity!

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Use bike blenders, hand choppers, and good old elbow grease to make delicious snacks without using electricity. On the menu? Smoothies, ice cream, and pesto!
Free!

Jun 20

30th Anniversary Gala

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy an elegant evening of music, dancing, and dining al fresco on the spectacular waterfront grounds.

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Jun 21

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Jun 21

El Flamboyan Garden: Father's Day Celebration

at El Flamboyan Community Garden (in ) , Bronx

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a Father's Day celebration at the garden with a DJ, free food, and beverages.
Free!

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Jun 25

Astoria Park Festival

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
It is a four-night summer favorite that's packed with family fun, which will include rides, games, food, and entertainment.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, June 26, 2015

Jun 26

Astoria Park Festival

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
It is a four-night summer favorite that's packed with family fun, which will include rides, games, food, and entertainment.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Jun 27

Astoria Park Festival

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.11:59 p.m.
It is a four-night summer favorite that's packed with family fun, which will include rides, games, food, and entertainment.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Jun 28

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks
Free!

Jun 28

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Jun 28

Astoria Park Festival

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
It is a four-night summer favorite that's packed with family fun, which will include rides, games, food, and entertainment.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Jul 5

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Jul 11

Back to Beach

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.9:30 p.m.
Staten Island Borough President James S. oddo and The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund present Back to Beach, a free community event featuring live music, fireworks, and more.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Jul 12

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks
Free!

Jul 12

Back to Beach

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Staten Island Borough President James S. Oddo and The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund present Back to Beach, a free community event featuring live music, games, and more.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 12

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Jul 18

Making Salad at Battery Urban Farm

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Tour the vegetable farm and the new Forest Farm and harvest all the ingredients we’ll need for a delicious salad. Learn how to make an easy salad dressing and then, of course,…
Free!

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Jul 19

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Free!

Jul 19

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Jul 26

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks
Free!

Aug 2

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Aug 9

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug 16

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 16

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Aug 23

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Aug 30

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Free!

Aug 30

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Sep 6

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Sep 6

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a full day of county fair magic with carnival rides, live music, aerialists, reptile shows, local food, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sep 13

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sep 20

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Free!

Sep 20

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep 26

Summer on the Hudson: 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 with Urban Park Ranger-led tours, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Sep 27

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Oct 4

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks
Free!

Oct 4

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Oct 11

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Oct 18

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Free!

Oct 18

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Oct 24

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy art workshops, face painting, a dog costume contest, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Oct 25

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Nov 1

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Free!

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