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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 16 events
from December 9, 2016 to January 20, 2017
in Festivals (x) category

Friday, December 9, 2016

Dec 9

Hendrick I. Lott House Christmas Tree Lighting

at Hendrick I. Lott House, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Senator Marty Golden in partnership with the Marine Park Civic Association for the annual Christmas tree lighting at the Hendrick I. Lott House.
Category: Festivals, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 9

17th Annual Fulton Park Tree Lighting

at Fulton Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Stuyvesant Heights Parents Association for the 17th annual tree lighting at Fulton Park!
Category: Festivals, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dec10

Arts, Culture & Fun: Meet the Patels Screening

at Owen Dolen Recreaton Center, Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Indie Lens Pop Up and PBS present a screening of Meet the Patels. Ravi Patel is almost 30, an actor, and, worst of all to his traditional Hindu parents, still unmarried. After…
Category: Art, Festivals, Film, Seniors
Free!

Dec10

Winter Wonderland

at Brookville Boulevard and 144 Avenue (in Brookville Park), Queens

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday season with an evening of crafts, games, music, photo stations, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec10

Peace in the Park: Third Annual Winter Season Celebration

at Amersfort Park, Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This free, family-friendly event includes lighting of the park's beautiful 28-foot-tall Norway spruce holiday tree, as well as refreshments and entertainment.
Category: Festivals, Volunteer, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec10

Holiday on the Hudson

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

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson for our annual holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, tree decoration making, and hot chocolate.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Friday, December 16, 2016

Dec16

Christmas at the Square

at Owen F. Dolen Park, Bronx

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a family night out to meet Santa! Drink some hot chocolate or cider, enjoy both Christmas and dance music, and watch the Westchester Square Christmas tree come to life.
Category: Festivals, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Dec16

Winter Wonderland

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for an evening of games, fitness fun, music, and more!
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Dec17

WBO Winter Wonderland

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for winter arts and crafts, carnival games, healthy snack program, and a visit from some special guests, including Santa!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec17

Holiday Party with Santa in Hudson Park!

at Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come get a free visit with Santa, including a 4” x 6” photo print, and a carriage ride around the adjacent park block. This year we will end the event by lighting up a holiday tree!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

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