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.
Viewing 61–70 out of 4,328 events
from July 3, 2015 to April 25, 2026
Saturday, July 4, 2015
at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures. Basic Canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Children ages 8 and older are welcome.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront
at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
It's an old-fashioned, patriotic celebration of the classic American holiday. Get your hand-churned ice cream and a pie-full of traditional fun!
Category: Education, Festivals, Games, History, Kids, Fourth of July, Food
at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn , Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn , The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance on Independence Day for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Category: History, Kids, Fourth of July