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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.

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from September 5, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep26

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Sep26

Transforming Food

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep26

Apple Pie Contest

at Powell Street Livonia Garden (in ), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Who can bake the best tasting apple pie? The judges will select three winners and prizes will be given out that day.
Category: Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep26

Brooklyn Americana Music Festival

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Americana Music Festival presents original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time, and bluegrass artists.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep26

Smithsonian Museum Day Live!

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors for to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket, for free.
Category: Art, History
Free!

Sep26

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History

Sep26

International Coastal Cleanup: Astoria Park

at War Memorial (in Astoria Park), Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Spend your day at one of NYC’s beautiful waterfront parks or beaches while giving back to our city's oceans and coastlines.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Sep26

Bonkerz the Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the borough border and bring his show to Queens. He’ll make jokes, clown around, and do some magic.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep26

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Category: Concerts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep26

Night Hike (light)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off-limits to the general public.
Category: Nature, Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

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