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 791–800 out of 13,196 events
from October 9, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, March 19, 2016


Family Art Project: Little Plants, Big Prints

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Observe the lovely shapes of bulbous succulent plants. Then, creating shapes using construction paper and simple templates, make bold and brushy, large-scale prints.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature


Pleasant Village Community Garden Pruning Workshop

at Pleasant Village Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join gardeners at Pleasant Village Community Garden for a workshop on how to prune trees, bushes, and shrubs from expert Sam Bishop of Trees New York.
Category: Education, Nature


Van Cortlandt Park Nature Group Nature Walk

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wear comfortable hiking shoes for a tour of the Van Cortlandt Lake, Tibbett's Wetland, John Kieran Trail, and Vault Hill.
Category: Nature, Hiking


Animal Eggs

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about animals that lay eggs, then join us for some games and an animal egg craft to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Easter

Best For

3rd Annual Spring Egg Hunt

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Other activities include arts and crafts, potato sack races, dancing, yoga, and reading with the Bunny! This is event is free for all!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Games, Best for Kids, Easter

Best For

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.
Category: Nature, Tours


Bike Bonanza NYC

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your family to Bike Bonanza NYC, a free, fun-filled event for children and teens under 18 years old.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Learn To Ride

Best For

She's On Point: A Celebration of Girls in Sports

at St. John's Recreation Center

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
College players, coaches and professional athletes will engage young women and girls in sports.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports, Women's History Month, Girls and Women in Sports

Best For

Free Community Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This meditative walk through the woodland trails will help you connect to nature and yourself through art, yoga, breathing techniques, and journaling.
Category: Nature, Fitness

Pages:< Prev1777879808182831320Next >

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

Was this information helpful?