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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.

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from February 26, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, July 29, 2018


23rd Annual Sandcastle Contest

at Beach 117th Street (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your buckets and tools, and build an award-winning sandcastle at this 23rd annual contest in the Rockaways!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids

Must See

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For

Smorgasburg Prospect Park

at Breeze Hill (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg, the celebrated open-air food fair presented by Brooklyn Flea in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance, returns to Prospect Park this spring!
Category: Food


Sunday Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Classes at Socrates are taught by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society.
Category: Fitness


Canoeing (Intermediate)

at Paerdegat Avenue North and 11th Street

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Experienced canoe paddlers can enjoy this Urban Park Ranger-led program. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older. Some experience is preferred. Registration is required.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing


Historic New York: The High Bridge

at 165th Street and Edgecombe Avenue

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Hike across the High Bridge with the Urban Park Rangers and learn how New York Citry's oldest standing bridge actually brought water to Manhattan.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Must See

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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


Living with Urban Coyotes

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will present information about urban coyotes and share tips of coexisting with coyotes.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife


Animal of the Month: Northern Harrier

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers in Brookfield Park as we look for this acrobatic raptor, the Norther Harrier.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Wildlife


Yoga at The Battery

at Woodland Lawn (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Yoga in The Battery is back this summer twice a week! Join us in the Woodland Lawn overlooking the Fountain, the blooming Bosque, and majestic Lady Liberty.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

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