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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 129 events
from May 24, 2018 to December 8, 2018
in Festivals (x) category

Friday, May 25, 2018


Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Get out to the park and kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Waterfront


Arts, Culture & Fun: Celebration of Ingmar Bergman - Movie Screening: Seventh Seal

at Long Meadow by the Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

8:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Disillusioned and exhausted after a decade of battling in the Crusades, a knight encounters Death on a desolate beach and challenges him to a fateful game of chess.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Seniors

Saturday, May 26, 2018


Summer on the Hudson: Learn to Ride

at Bike Path at 135th Street, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
New riders aged 5 years and older learn to balance, ride, and enjoy life on two wheels. Bring your bike and helmet! Registration is required.
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Bike Month NYC

Best For

Commit to Be Fit

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Adrienne E. Adams for a fun-filled day of activities including Zumba and other fitness demonstrations, obstacle courses, inflatables, relay races,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For

Sunday, May 27, 2018


Summer on the Hudson: Mamapalooza

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Fierce feminist families celebrate all mamas and the people who love them at our annual festival featuring music, family-focused vendors, wellness activities, face painting, art, and activism.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront

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Friday, June 1, 2018

Jun 1

Family and Friends Day

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Pelham Fritz is hosting an outdoor event to bring all of its programming into Marcus Garvey Park. Activities: live DJ, games, fitness class, line dance, aerobics, and painting classes!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Festivals, Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness

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Jun 1

Music at the Square: South Bronx Culture Trail Festival: Somos Unidos

at Monsignor Del Valle Square (in Monsignor Raul Del Valle Square), Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us at the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2018: Somos Unidos for free music performances and a giant puppet circus.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors

Jun 1

RecYouth Spring Showcase

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Celebrate the amazing mixed media created this Spring by young people in and around NYC Parks' media labs! Food and beverages will be provided.
Category: Education, Art, Festivals, Film, Games, Food

Jun 1

Summer on the Hudson: #TotallyPublicKaraoke

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. All ages!
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Waterfront

Jun 1

Films on the Green: Le Grand Restaurant

at Cedar Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
During a dinner at the "Grand Restaurant,” a South American head of state mysteriously disappears.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies

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