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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 71–80 out of 92 events
from May 24, 2017 to December 9, 2017
in Festivals (x) category

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Aug 5

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

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

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Vibe to sounds spun by a collection of North America’s renowned sound architects.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Aug 9

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - The Big Lebowski

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!

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!

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!

Aug18

Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join various local companies for dance performances and lessons of different movement styles.
Category: Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come fly a kite at this festival for all ages! Celebrate simple fun with live music and free kite-making for children (kites while supplies last).
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 25, 2017

Aug25

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!

Aug25

Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

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