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.

To FILTER events, use the menu on the right-hand side. Currently viewing 10 events
from October 10, 2016 (x) to October 31, 2021
in Fall Festivals (x), Fall Foliage (x), & Halloween (x) categories

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Oct 2

Hands on History: Paper Luminaries

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the decorative art side of lanterns — including some spooky myths — and make your own luminary to take home!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History, Best for Kids, Halloween, Seniors, Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Oct 9

Fall Foliage Bike Tour

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bike with the Urban Park Rangers from Brookfield Park into Latourette Park and take in the stunning views of autumn.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Fall Foliage, Bicycling

Oct 9

Bike Tour — Fall Foliage

at Sunken Meadow Citi Bike Station (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
View the Island’s trees turn to autumn hues, and learn how and why trees change with the seasons.
Category: Fitness, Fall Foliage
Free!

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Oct13

Toddler Time Fall Festival

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation CenterBronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Local event designated for holiday celebrations.
Category: Best for Kids, Fall Festivals, Recreation Center Programming
Recreation Center Membership required

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Oct16

Fall Foliage Hike

at Center

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover the nature and history of Fort Greene Park on an autumn hike with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking

Oct16

Family Fall Day at St Catherine's Park

at St. Catherine's ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Ben Kallos in a fun afternoon of crafts, inflatables, music, jumbo games, an obstacle course, and more!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Oct23

Fall Foliage Walk in Highbridge Park

at W 158th Street and Edgecombe Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Mid to late October is the prime time for fall color in NYC, so don’t miss it! Come join urban naturalist Ken Chaya to observe the natural splendors of the autumn season.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Oct24

Fall Foliage Hike

at West 100 Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join the Rangers on a fall tradition as we hike to through the Forever Wild preserve of Central Park's North Woods beneath a canopy of fall colors.
Category: Fall Foliage

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Oct30

Williamsbridge Oval Pumpkin Party

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation CenterBronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and enjoy NYC Parks for this family event.
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween, Recreation Center Programming
Recreation Center Membership required

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Oct31

Halloween Discovery Hike and Craft

at Center

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a walk into the woods searching for spiders and other critters. Enjoy fall foliage and try your hand at your choice of nature arts & crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween, Hiking

Best For
Kids

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