NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

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 12,141–12,150 out of 12,873 events
from October 4, 2012 (x) to December 29, 2018

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Dec31

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 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
Free!

Dec31

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Dec31

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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
Free!

Dec31

Fourth Annual New Year's Eve Celebration and Fireworks

at Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:59 p.m.
Ring in the New Year in the year with some fun and fireworks at Coney Island!
Category: Festivals, New Year's Eve, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec31

Midnight Run 2018

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 p.m.11:59 p.m.
Kick off the New Year at the Midnight Run! Join the fun and celebrate with music and dancing (starting at 10:00 p.m.) as 2017 comes to a close.
Category: Fitness, Sports, New Year's Eve, Fireworks

Must See
Event
Dec31

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration at Prospect Park

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

10:00 p.m.11:59 p.m.
This free event includes live entertainment by Brooklyn's own Quintessential Playlist starting at 10:30 p.m., followed by fireworks at the stroke of midnight!
Category: Festivals, New Year's Eve, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, January 1, 2018

Jan 1

Arsenal Gallery: 35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks welcomes the holiday season with its 35th annual exhibition of creative, unconventional wreaths.
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 1

Roxanne Jacobson: Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island's Prehistory

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This project locates, intervenes, and reveals sites that have been destroyed - seeking to make visible a history that has been erased from the land.
Category: Art
Free!

Jan 1

New Year's Day Hike (Light)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
If your New Year’s resolution is to get healthy, why not start outdoors? Dress warmly, put on your hiking shoes, and head to the park.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan 1

New Year's Day Hike (Light)

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
If your New Year’s resolution is to get healthy, why not start outdoors? Dress warmly, put on your hiking shoes, and head to a park.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event

Pages:< Prev112121213121412151216121712181288Next >

Related Information

  • Get information on upcoming events directly in your inbox by signing up for our Email Newsletters.
  • Know about an event that’s not on the calendar? Send us a tip!
  • Planning an event and considering hosting it in a park? Make sure to read our Planning an Event page.

Search Events

Time of Day
Categories
Type

Was this information helpful?