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 10,991–11,000 out of 13,470 events
from October 10, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Oct 8

Garden Centennial Exhibition

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of outdoor sculpture celebrating one hundred years of its formal garden designed by Delano & Aldrich in 1916.
Category: Nature, Seniors
Free!

Oct 8

Raptor Fest

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the thrill of viewing New York's premier predators live and up close. Join NYC Parks at the annual Raptor Fest hosted by the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Nature, Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 8

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from Capoeira Nago Queen, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: UpBeat NYC

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join BronxWorks' Second Saturdays and NYC Parks for a special jazz concert by the UpBeat NYC orchestra.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Oct 8

Compost Workday

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to get an inside look at this process and learn some of the basics of composting.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 8

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Fort Hamilton Parkway entrance (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Leif Ericson Park to plant 350 daffodil bulbs at Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 8

It's My Park at Mullaly Park

at Mullaly Bike Park/Skate Park (in Mullaly Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Mullaly Bikepark to help repaint the ramps at Mullaly Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 8

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Adaptive Flag Football

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All is welcome to participate in our Adaptive Flag Football League. Sign up today!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct 8

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!

Pages:< Prev110971098109911001101110211031347Next >

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?