NYC Parks Events Calendar
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 362 events
from February 18, 2018 to December 10, 2018
in Tours (x) category
Friday, February 23, 2018
at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Saturday, February 24, 2018
at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Join us for a rare off-hours tour of the Merchant’s House. Gain new insight on Antebellum architecture and see several spaces not normally seen by the regular Museum visitor.
Category: Education, History, Tours
at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
at Gansevoort Plaza (in The High Line), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–12:45 p.m.
Join us for a free 45-minute long tour led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer you an insider's perspective on the park's history, design, and landscape.
Category: Nature, Tours
at Cedar Playground, Bronx
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
On August 11, 1973, hip hop was born in The Bronx. Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn about the history of the popular music genre that began as an underground urban movement.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Black History Month
at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Sunday, February 25, 2018
at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Tour leader and ecologist Helen Forgione will show you how to identify trees in winter and interpret signs of wildlife, with a special eye toward owls and tracks.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
Monday, February 26, 2018
at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors