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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 11–18 out of 18 events
from September 30, 2016 to December 10, 2016
in Festivals (x) category

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Oct16

Rockaway Fall Festival

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The festival which will include a Safari Challenge and Halloween Obstacle Course, 3 and 1 bounce house, pumpkin patch, pony rides, hayrides, Urban Park Rangers, music, and refreshments.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oct29

Joe Holzka Community Garden Pumpkin Festival

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join the garden for their annual pumpkin festival. Children aged 12 and under must be present to receive a pumpkin.
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The festival will feature costume-making, a collaborative sculpture workshop, face painting, festive music, circus food favorites, circus acts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Dogs, Halloween, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct29

Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a spooky, fun-filled afternoon, featuring crafts, games, rides, music, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

16th Annual Halloween Festival & Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest

at Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The festival will feature live music, dance workshops, games with giveaways, face painting, a pumpkin patch, creepy-crawlies with the Rangers, and a dog costume contest.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Dogs, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct29

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest : The Rocky Horror Picture Show

at McCarren Park Pool Deck (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Let's do the Time Warp, again!
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Oct30

Central Park Conservancy Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, spooky stories, pumpkin carving demonstrations, a costume parade, and Central Park Conservancy’s signature Pumpkin Flotilla.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, December 10, 2016

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, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

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