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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 31–40 out of 69 events
from July 25, 2017 to December 9, 2017
in Festivals (x) category

Friday, August 11, 2017

Aug11

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Aug11

Summer on the Hudson: Feral Love

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for a special screening of Feral Love (Hancock Productions), a local tale of a musician, a feral cat colony, true love, and Riverside Park.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Aug11

Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks

at West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

9:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch the fireworks illuminate the sky at Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk from June 23, 2017 to September 1, 2017.
Category: Festivals, Fireworks
Free!

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Aug12

City Summer Streets 2017

at Foley Square & Paine Park (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On Saturday August 5, 12, and 19 nearly seven miles of New York City's streets will be opened up for everyone to play, run, walk and bike. Summer Streets provides space for healthy…
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Sully (2016)

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come join us and watch a screening of the Tom Hanks film "Sully" while enjoying the sunset!
Category: Accessible, Nature, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Seniors, Astronomy, Wildlife
Free!

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Aug13

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Salsa

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Ernest “Chico” Alvarez Peraza is a Cuban-American vocalist and bandleader. Chico has actively been performing Afro-Cuban and Latin American music for the past 50 years.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Monday, August 14, 2017

Aug14

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: North by Northwest

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Alfred Hitchcock was at the top of his game when he directed Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint in this sophisticated cross-country thriller.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Food
Free!

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Aug16

Community Day

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park), Queens

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of music, games, inflatables, face painting, and much more!
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Beetlejuice

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend, and settle in for a movie night out on the Pier.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, August 18, 2017

Aug18

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

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