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Tompkins Square Park

Ave. A To Ave. B, E. 7 St. To E. 10 St.

Manhattan

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This popular park in the middle of the East Village is a perfect centerpiece for its eclectic neighborhood, which houses artists, radicals, fashion lovers, and those who have lived in the neighborhood for decades and witnessed its many changes.

The performances hosted by the park are as unique as its visitors: the annual lineup includes the outdoor drag festival Wigstock, the Howl Festival commemorating Allen Ginsberg, and the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival.

Along with its excellent people-watching, the park is equipped with two playgrounds, a handball court, chess tables, and a basketball court.
 

Discover the history of Tompkins Square Park

Events

SummerStage Presents: Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: Kenny Barron / Cindy Blackman Santana / Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith / Brianna Thomas

When Kenny Barron first heard that the National Endowment for the Arts inducted him into its prestigious Jazz Masters...

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Tompkins Square Park Weather

  • Wed
    Breezy
    57°F
  • Thu
    Breezy
    61°F
  • Fri
    Slight Chc Showers
    63°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    65°F

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