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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 1,736 events
from January 20, 2020 to September 10, 2022

Monday, January 20, 2020


Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Prospect Park

at Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)Brooklyn, Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit Prospect Park on MLK Jr. Day to participate in a storytelling hour focused on tales of freedom, go on a nature walk with naturalists, and glide on the Lakeside ice rink!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For

Folk Arts: Living Traditions - A Student Exhibition

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Staten Island youth embrace Mexican art-making traditions into spirited works of art under the direction of local artists Michele Ajello, Joanna Miarrostami, and Lea Simoniello.
Category: Art, History, Best for Kids

Best For

Are you the Missing Piece? Team Jigsaw Puzzle Competition

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation CenterQueens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Lost Battalion Hall for a fun-filled day of puzzles! Youth are invited to participate in this jigsaw puzzle competition.
Category: Games, Best for Kids

Must See

MLK Basketball Tournament

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
McCarren Play Center will be hosting a teen 4-on-4 basketball tournament in honor of the late great Dr.Martin Luther King Jr.
Category: Fitness, Sports


Donna Napoli: Staten Island Treasures

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
For over 10 years, local artist Donna Napoli has enjoyed capturing Staten Island in watercolor, to "preserve" the charm and value of its "Mom and Pop" businesses, historic homes, parks, and wildlife as local treasures.
Category: Nature, Art, Waterfront, Wildlife


Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Tuesday, January 21, 2020


Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness


7th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The exhibit features the work of over ten emerging and established artists, most of whom are from the Bronx.
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For

Arsenal Gallery: Namesakes: Honoring African Americans in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This exhibition highlights parks and monuments that pay tribute to the contributions and lives of notable African Americans from the 18th century to the 21st century.
Category: Education, Art, History


Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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