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Waterfront

New York is one of the greatest harbor cities in the world. Enjoy this great archipelago with events along the water ranging from paddling and fishing to traversing our greenways by bicycle, to exercise classes, concerts, and more with a beautiful river or ocean backdrop.

Waterfront Events

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sep 20

International Coastal Clean-Up

at Rosedale and Lacombe Avenue (in Soundview Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help the Bronx River Alliance and the Friends of Soundview Park improve the health of the Long Island Sound, and remove waterfront debris.
Free!

Sep 20

Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Free waterfront yoga classes designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.
Free!

Sep 20

Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Free waterfront yoga classes designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.
Free!

Sep 20

Basic Canoeing

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Free!

Sep 20

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sep 21

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Free!

Sep 21

Sunday Tai Chi in Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these free classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi in a unique outdoor sculpture park.
Free!

Sep 21

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.
Free!

Sep 21

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Sep 23

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Come join us in a Fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile.
Free!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sep 24

Summer on the Hudson: Salute to the Sun Yoga

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting.
Free!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Sep 25

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Come join us in a Fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile.
Free!

Sep 25

Summer Jams on the Bronx River

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
All About the DJ's: Come enjoy Classic Breaks, Soul, Salsa, and more hosted by Grand Master Caz and the Invincible Sound by Superman.
Free!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Sep 26

Summer on the Hudson: BINGO

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

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages B-I-N-G-O night.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sep 27

Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Free waterfront yoga classes designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.
Free!

Sep 27

Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Free waterfront yoga classes designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.
Free!

Sep 27

Get Hooked!

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for the 3rd annual “Get Hooked” fishing event!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 27

SkowheganPerforms at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Site-specific works will be interspersed throughout the park’s landscape of public artworks, inspired by Socrates’ unique outdoor setting.
Free!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Sep 28

Sneak 'Peak' at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Parking Lot , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us to celebrate the potential of the future of Freshkills Park at our annual festival with activities like kayaking, biking, birding, art and more on Staten Island!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 28

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Free!

Sep 28

Sunday Tai Chi in Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these free classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi in a unique outdoor sculpture park.
Free!

Sep 28

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.
Free!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Sep 30

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Come join us in a Fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile.
Free!

Sep 30

Canarsie/Spring Creek Community Workshop: Jamaica Bay Greenway Implementation Plan

at Canarsie Ascend Charter School , Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Department of Transportation at the second round of community workshops to plan pedestrian and bicycle paths along Jamaica Bay and the Rockaway waterfront.
Free!

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Oct 2

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Come join us in a Fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile.
Free!

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Oct 5

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Free!

Oct 5

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.
Free!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Oct 7

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Come join us in a Fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile.
Free!

Oct 7

Howard Beach/Ozone Park Community Workshop: Jamaica Bay Greenway Implementation Plan

at Old Mill Yacht Club , Queens

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Department of Transportation at the second round of community workshops to plan pedestrian and bicycle paths along Jamaica Bay and the Rockaway waterfront.
Free!

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Oct 9

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Come join us in a Fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile.
Free!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Oct 11

Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse at the 22nd Little Red Lighthouse Festival! Including tours of the lighthouse with the Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 11

CANCELLED: Photo Walk with Yola Monakhov Stockton

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn about the photographer's personal process of working in the natural environment and enjoy making your own photos along the way.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Oct 12

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Free!

Oct 12

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.
Free!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Oct 14

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Come join us in a Fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile.
Free!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Oct 16

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Come join us in a Fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile.
Free!

Oct 16

Rockaways Community Workshop: Jamaica Bay Greenway Implementation Plan

at Scholar's Academy , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Department of Transportation at the second round of community workshops to plan pedestrian and bicycle paths along Jamaica Bay and the Rockaway waterfront.
Free!

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Oct 19

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Free!

Oct 19

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.
Free!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Oct 22

Marine Park/Sheepshead Bay Community Workshop: Jamaica Bay Greenway Implementation Plan

at Carmine Carro Community Center , Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Department of Transportation at the second round of community workshops to plan pedestrian and bicycle paths along Jamaica Bay and the Rockaway waterfront.
Free!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Oct 25

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be food, live music, art-making workshops, and a canine costume contest!
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oct 26

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Free!

Oct 26

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.
Free!

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Nov 2

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Free!

Nov 2

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.
Free!

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Nov 9

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Free!

Nov 9

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.
Free!

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Nov 16

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Free!

Nov 16

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.
Free!

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Nov 23

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Free!

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dec 13

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

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

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Tree lighting, live entertainment and more!
Free!

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Kids

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