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 July 24, 2016 to April 25, 2026
Sunday, July 24, 2016
at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens
10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
The summer forest is a great place to look for water snakes, basking turtles, leaping bullfrogs, and more. This happy herpetological walk follows the Yellow and Blue Trails past several ponds
Category: Nature, Hiking
at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens
1:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn
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
at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx
at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens
2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
at Mineral Springs (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Laughter in the Park is a free, outdoor comedy series that takes place over the course of four weeks throughout the summer.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Talks, Seniors