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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 81 events
from July 20, 2017 to December 9, 2017
in Festivals (x) category

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Jul20

Obstacle Adventure Race

at Riverside Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This summer participants will complete a one-mile race course with a few surprise physical obstacles designed to test each participants' endurance.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows.
Category: Concerts, Art, Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Friday, July 21, 2017

Jul21

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Jul21

Bryant Park Presents: Accordion Festival

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Five exemplary NYC bands playing music from a range of cultures, each featuring an accordion, perform to thousands on the lawn.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Food
Free!

Jul21

Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join various local companies for dance performances and lessons of different movement styles.
Category: Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul21

Summer on the Hudson: Films on the Green Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Films to be announced.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jul21

Films on the Green: Lumiere D'eteby Grémillon, selected by Matías Piñeiro

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Michèle is involved in a love triangle with a worker and an aristocrat whose neighboring castle will be the scene of a show-stopping costume ball.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Jul21

Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks

at West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

9:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch the fireworks illuminate the sky at Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk from June 23, 2017 to September 1, 2017.
Category: Festivals, Fireworks
Free!

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Jul22

Community Appreciation Day Festival

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a festival of food, family arts activities, and live performances at our annual open house.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Jul23

Laughter in the Park 2017

at Old Bandshell Lawn (in Tompkins Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Catch up to two hours of stand up comedy performed by some of comedy's most innovative and talked about artists.
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

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