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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. 


Fall Fun Guide

Join us for the best that fall has to offer: festivals, foliage, and fun! View our Fall Fun Guide for fun things to do this autumn in NYC

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The Rink at Bryant Park

Bryant Park's ice skating season starts on Saturday, October 21. Admission is free! More info 

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

It's Happening: Celebrating 50 Years of Public Art

October 21, 2017We're transforming Central Park into a stage, museum, and art studio for a free day of public art to celebrate the 50th anniversary of our Art in the Parks program. Event info

Halloween Events

It's the spookiest time of year in NYC! Find out about upcoming parties, parades, costume contests, movie nights, haunted tours, and more! View Halloween events

Fall Citywide Stewardship Day

October 21, 2017We're looking for volunteers to help plant trees, remove invasive plants from our forest, and clean up wetland/coastal forest. Sign up

It's My Park

Join hundreds of New Yorkers coming together this fall to fix up their neighborhood parks! Learn more

Youth Tech Workshops

Kids can learn how to code, DJ, make films, design video games, and more at our free creative tech classes. Find a class

Fall Festivals

Summer is winding down! Make plans to make this autumn your best ever by heading to an upcoming celebration of all things fall. Learn more

Movies in the Park

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

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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