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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 61–70 out of 4,906 events
from July 26, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Jul27

Pelham Bay Birding Canoe Adventure

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul27

Pier Kids: Paul Zelinsky

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Caldecott winning author and illustrator of Rapunzel, The Wheels on the Bus, and Z is For Moose shares his stories.
Category: Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Fishing and Crabbing

at Bay Ridge Avenue and Shore Road, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Catch-and release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Participation in a mandatory safety review led by a trained Ranger is…
Category: Nature, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Jul27

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:30 a.m.12:45 p.m.
This spring, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation.
Category: Fitness

Jul27

Staten Island Beach Fest: Culinary Kids Farmers Market

at Midland Beach Promenade Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

11:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
The Culinary Kids Farmers Market is a proud partner of the Staten Island Beach Fest event series throughout the summer. Come out to the Promenade Lawn and support this farmers…
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Jul27

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Jul27

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
On this east-west walk you will see a hidden bench that tells time, miniature boats powered by the wind, a magnificent sculpture celebrating fresh water, and much more.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul27

Family Performance Festival: EarthCapades

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Watch the amazing tricks and flips of this circus troupe as they teach you about ecological diversity, the inherent right for all species to live in a safe and healthy environment, and…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul27

CANCELED: Sandcastle Contest

at Beach 117th Street (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Build sandcastles at this 20th annual contest with Urban Park Ranger activities and prizes for several age categories. Bring buckets and tools. No experience necessary. Sponsored…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Tour Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 1

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.
Tours cover BBP’s design, history, and ecology.
Category: Tours
Free!

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