What’s Happening in NYC Parks
Learn about upcoming ribbon cuttings, initiatives, events, and programs in New York City parks. Visit our Events Calendar to view all events in Parks.
Autumn is here! Get ready to #FallforNYC at some of the best parks to see fall foliage in NYC!
Things to Do
New Park: Betty Carter Park
This newly renovated space in Brooklyn is named for jazz legend and local resident, Betty Carter. Visit Betty Carter Park
Arsenal Gallery: FASTNET: Plein-Air Drawings at Freshkills Park
September 13 - November 14, 2019See the public's artistic impressions of Freshkills Park, a 2,200 waterfront park on Staten Island, which is expected to open in its entirety in 2036. Learn more about the exhibit
Celebrate Halloween all month long at our parks! Join us for scary movies in the park, festivals, costume contests, haunted tours, and more! View our Halloween
Free Theater: Measure for Measure
Enjoy a bold new production of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure directed by LA Williams and performed by The Public's Mobile Unit! All shows are free! RSVP
Fall Stewardship Month
We’ll venture into forests in need to remove invasive plants and debris and help with tree care. Join us! Register online
Open House New York
Saturday, October 19, 2019Step inside landmarks, forts, monuments, and houses usually closed to the public. Learn more about Open House New York
For more upcoming events, please visit our Events Calendar.
Youth Swim Team
We're looking for kids and teens to join our swim teams. Registration is open on an ongoing basis. Learn more about our Swim Team program
Urban Park Rangers
Explore NYC Parks with a park ranger. Join a free tour, hiking trips, overnight camping programs, birding events, and more! Some programs require advance registrations by lottery or on a first-come, first-serve basis. Check out Urban Park Rangers events
Give your kids an enriching experience where they can make friends and stay active. Our afterschool program is free and open to kids ages 6-13. Learn more about registering your child for Parks Afterschool
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