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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. 


April is National Garden Month

As our gardeners gear up for the new planting season, take a look at how they're bringing spring to a park near you! Learn more


Bushwick Inlet Park

Good news! Mayor Bill de Blasio annnouced the City has officially closed on the last parcel of land to complete Bushwick Inlet Park! Learn more

What's Next in Capital Projects

Find out which projects will be completed in the next three months. See what's next in capital projects

Things To Do

Street Games

April 29, 2017Play old-school street games at our 10th Annual Street Games festival in East Harlem's Thomas Jefferson Park. Street Games event info

Cherry Blossom Festivals

See NYC's iconic cherry blossoms while celebrating Japanese culture at an upcoming Cherry Blossom Festival in our parks! Learn more

Spring Cleaning

Join hundreds of neighbors coming together to paint, plant, and clean up parks for the spring and summer season. Find an upcoming spring cleaning event near you

Brookyn Senior Games

May 8 - 12, 2017Compete for medals in swimming, basketball, table tennis, track and field, and more! Register today!

Beach Opening Day

May 27, 2017All NYC Parks beaches will re-open for summer on Memorial Day Weekend! Learn more about our beaches

Movies in the Park

Pack a picnic for free movie nights at parks all across New York City!  View movie location and showtimes


We've halved the cost of adult tennis permits and new players can now apply for a permit online!. Purchase or renew a tennis permit today

Urban Park Rangers

Join our Rangers on fun adventures through the park, from hiking and birding to history tours and survival workshops. Learn more about Urban Park Ranger programs

Get Email Updates

Subscribe to NYC Parks newsletters for the latest information about our programs, events, and facilities. Subscribe to NYC Parks newsletters

Events Calendar

Visit our Events Calendar for a list of upcoming activities in parks across New York City.See all events

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