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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 102 events
from June 26, 2017 to December 9, 2017
in Festivals (x) category

Monday, June 26, 2017

Jun26

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: On The Town

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
“New York, New York it’s a wonderful (helluva) town.” So goes the song in this glorious Technicolor musical that follows three sailors on leave in the Big Apple.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Food
Free!

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Jun28

School's Out Festival

at Almeda Playground, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Donovan J. Richards for a fun day of music, games, inflatables, cotton candy, ices, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Independence Day Fireworks Display and Concert

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Grucci Fireworks Show, this year, is set to a musical soundtrack synchronized to the pyrotechnics.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Fourth of July, Free Summer Concerts, Food, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Jun29

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories on our comfy turf lawn.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

School's Out Festival

at Police Officer Edward Byrne Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council District 29 for a fun day of music, games, inflatables, a photo booth, cotton candy, ices, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

2017 Independence Celebration

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:40 p.m.
This highly-anticipated event will feature a special performance by Queens Symphony Orchestra, followed by a spectacular Grucci fireworks display.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Fourth of July, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, June 30, 2017

Jun30

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!

Jun30

Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Jun30

Silent Glow in the Dark Fitness Party

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a night of fitness, fun and dance through wireless headphones! For the best glow in the dark experience, participants are highly encouraged to wear white. TO RSVP…
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness
Free!

Jun30

Films on the Green: Contempt by Godard, selected by Jim Jarmusch

at WNYC Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Parisian screenwriter Paul Javal and his wife Camilla join director Fritz Lang and American film producer Jeremy Prokosch on the set of an adaptation of Homer’s The Odyssey in Italy.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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