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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 21–29 out of 29 events
from August 20, 2017 to December 9, 2017
in Festivals (x) category

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sep23

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
Free!

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sep24

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
Free!

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Oct 1

33rd Annual Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests, and festival goers dress in medieval costume.
Category: Dance, Art, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Markets, Food
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Oct 7

Summer on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with visits to the lighthouse interior, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Oct14

Fall Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall with crafts, games, music, pumpkins, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Oct15

Harvest Festival

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, face painting, self-guided tours of the Urban Farm, and more fun fall activities!
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oct21

It’s Happening! Celebrating 50 Years of Public Art in NYC Parks

at East Pinetum (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We're transforming Central Park into a stage, museum, and art studio for a free day of public art to celebrate this milestone.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Oct28

Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Highlights include live entertainment, inflatables, interactive games, a hay ride, a hay maze/pumpkin patch, costume contests, and free goodie bags!
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Food
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Dec 9

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

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

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join us for our tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, decoration-making, and hot chocolate (while supplies last).
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids

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