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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 11–20 out of 94 events
from April 22, 2018 to December 8, 2018
in Festivals (x) category

Saturday, May 12, 2018

May12

Rockaway Beach Super Boardwalk Street Fair

at Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Craft and gift vendors will be selling handmade and handpicked items, and service vendors wil be providing valuable information about homes, businesses, and lifestyles.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

May12

Second Saturday Free Tree Give-Away

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
New York Restoration Project and St. Mary's Senior Marlins are hosting a Free Tree Give-away. Join us and learn how to care for your new tree. FREE for everyone.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Seniors
Free!

May12

Highbridge Rocks Community Festival

at Adventure Playground (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Discover their unique geologic features of the rocks of Highbridge Park, make art, watch climbing demonstrations by REI, and then try bouldering yourself!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Festivals, History, Sports, Tours, Seniors, Hiking
Free!

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May12

Spring Fest

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Ever seen a sheep get a haircut? Join us on the farm for sheep shearing and wool spinning demos! There will be live music, crafts, hayrides, and tasty local food, too!
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May12

Summer on the Hudson: Make Some Noise: A Celebration of Women and Music

at Crabapple Grove North (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Barnard College & SOH present an evening of performances celebrating women in music with some of finest musicians from NYC colleges and universities.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals
Free!

Sunday, May 13, 2018

May13

Family Day

at Captain Tilly Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for an afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables,transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show, a photo booth, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 17, 2018

May17

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz with Ray Mantilla

at Hansborough Recreation Center, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a live concert with Ray Mantilla, legendary conga player along with his exciting jazz and latin quartet.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, History, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, May 19, 2018

May19

Family Day

at St Albans Park (in St. Albans Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member I. Daneek Miller for an afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, face painting, a photo booth, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Family Day

at Turtle Playground, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, an animal show, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, a photo booth, music, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America's most-renowned sound architects.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

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