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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.

Viewing 31–40 out of 1,202 events
from March 5, 2014 (x) to December 19, 2015
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Thursday, September 18, 2014


Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle. See some of the area's featured attractions, including the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, Shakespeare Garden, and the Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Friday, September 19, 2014


Exhibition - George Boorujy: Taxonomy

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taxonomy is a collection of George Boorujy’s dynamic large-scale paintings of North American animals with disarmingly human characteristics, as well as a series of his…
Category: Art, Seniors


Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

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

12:00 p.m.12:45 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


Before Central Park: Uncovering the Fort Landscape Tour

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy Director of Preservation Planning, Marie Warsh, for this tour of the Fort Landscape that focuses on the rich pre-Park history of this area, evidence of…
Category: History, Tours


Smorgasburg at SummerStage in Central Park

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

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
In what will hopefully be a preview of 2015, we've specially selected our 30 favorite food vendors to put on their best show at a Smorgasburg at SummerStage Central Park for one…
Category: Food

Saturday, September 20, 2014


14th Annual Chess-in-the-Park Rapid Open

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Register in advance! Register here. Limited to the first 700 entrants. Please note: Registrations are due the Tuesday before each event at 5:00 p.m. and must…
Category: Games, Kids

Must See

Health and Race Walking

at North Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Moderate to brisk walks led by the NY Walkers Club for people 18 years and older of all abilities. This low-impact fitness program is perfect for those who want to get in shape, build…
Category: Fitness, Seniors


Youth Girls Basketball Clinic

at North Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join the newest addition to Central Park Conservancy's basketball programs.
Category: Kids, Sports

Best For

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Central Park Perimeter Wall, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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