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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Friday, December 20, 2019

Dec20

History of the Holidays

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This annual display features a glimpse into 18th-century celebrations of some familiar and not-so-familiar winter holidays.
Category: History

Dec20

Strasbourg-Alsace Christmas Market

at Bowling GreenManhattan

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Thirty authentic wooden chalets will be selling handcrafted gifts and Christmas ornaments from Alsace, France!
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Dec20

Yeti, Set, Snow! + Holiday Puppet Building Workshop

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Yeti, Set, Snow! – an original story and marionette show produced by City Parks Foundation – will be making its anticipated return to the Swedish…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Dec20

Central Park Tour: The North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Dec20

Special Express Writers Series

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Special needs adults with writing ability work on writing memoirs, stories, and poems.
Category: Adaptive Programs, Talks, Workshops
Free!

Dec20

Donna Napoli: Staten Island Treasures

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
For over 10 years, local artist Donna Napoli has enjoyed capturing Staten Island in watercolor, to "preserve" the charm and value of its "Mom and Pop" businesses, historic homes, parks, and wildlife as local treasures.
Category: Nature, Art, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Dec20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

Dec20

Central Park Tour: Great Lawn Tree Walk

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore Central Park’s iconic Great Lawn, which was once a reservoir that served the City. Discover the history of the area and the flora that surrounds the famous pastoral landscape.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Dec20

Teen Game Zone

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Teen Game Zone is a great way for the youth to be introduced to new games, meet new people, stay active, and have an overall great time in a safe environment.
Category: Games, Workshops
Free!

Dec20

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create projects inspired by the changing seasons.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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