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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 11–20 out of 29 events
from August 22, 2017 to December 9, 2017
in Festivals (x) category

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Sep 3

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Jam

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us at our annual celebration of Riverside Park’s 108th St. Skate Park, featuring competitions, open skate, raffle, food vendors and all day fun.
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

Best For
Sep 3

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Salsa Dura/Bailable

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Boricua Legend is comprised of world-class musicians and singers that cater to an audience that enjoys dancing to the rhythms of salsa dura.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Sep 7

Films on the Green: The Wild Child by Truffaut, selected by James Ivory

at Low Memorial Library, Columbia University, Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A scantily clothed and dirty young boy who was found in the forest is admitted to the National Institute for the Deaf and Dumb in Paris.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies

Sunday, September 10, 2017


Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
There will be carnival rides and games, awesome bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, local food and merchandise vendors, cotton candy, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront

Best For

Friday, September 15, 2017


Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers

at Jackie Robinson Park entrance (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors


Movies Under the Stars: Cesar Chavez: An American Hero

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free movie in celebraton of Cinco de Mayo in Sunset Park!
Category: Festivals, History, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

Saturday, September 16, 2017


Raptor Fest

at Stadium Ball Fields (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This event is a great way for kids to learn about hawks, owls, falcons, and other birds of prey, get up close and personal with them, and watch them perform amazing aerial feats.
Category: Birding, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Must See

Poseidon's Parade

at Beach 105th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Poseidon's Parade is a family-friendly celebration of people participating, wearing costumes, making floats, and displaying art while celebrating the boardwalk and Rockaway community.
Category: Festivals

Must See

GreenThumb Harvest Fair

at Brooklyn Bears Pacific Street Community Garden, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb for our annual celebration that honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Food

Saturday, September 23, 2017


Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari!

at Riverside Park South, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join a guided walk in search for site-specific dances choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Art, Festivals, Waterfront

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