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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 1–10 out of 3,679 events
from August 30, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Aug30

Red Hook Food Vendors

at Ball Field #1 (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Since 1974, the Red Hook Food Vendors have been serving the most authentic and traditional foods from Latin America in New York City. Named after its location--one of Brooklyn's…
Category: Food
Free!

Aug30

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This public cultural fete featuring Dj's Herbert Holler, Les Carbonell, and Kevin Hedge of RootsNYC.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug30

Summer on the Hudson: West Coast Swing

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

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
West Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin', come dance from 6-9 p.m. and get a lesson at 7 p.m.!
Category: Education, Dance, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug30

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Love's Labor's Lost

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug30

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

A Midsummer Night's Dream

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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