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 September 27, 2020 to September 10, 2022

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Oct 3

Kayaking in Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 4 Beach (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River! You can book a reservation free of charge up to 2 weeks in advance.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Oct 3

Virtual Fall Festival

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for our annual fall festival on Facebook Live! Enjoy fun cooking demos. Pop in anytime or all day for a fun day of fall festivities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, History, Food, Fall Festivals, Workshops
Free!

Oct 3

Harvest Weekends

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
See the fall foliage, sccop up pumpkins from the farm's Pumpkin Patch, enjoy hayrides and fresh cider, and more!
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage
Free!

Oct 3

Art on the Farm

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family (to-go!) art projects inspired by the Urban Farm! Visitors can collect pre-packaged creativity kits including Urban Farm-inspired activity sheets and craft supplies.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

Nature Exploration: Marine Park

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Oct 3

Unexpected History of Common Plants Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take a guided tour with an expert horticulturist along the Water’s Edge Garden to the Woodland Garden and learn the fascinating history of common garden plants.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 3

Historic New York: Mount Morris Fire Watchtower

at Mount Morris Fire Watchtower (in Marcus Garvey Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
A prominent feature of Marcus Garvey Park and its neighborhood, the historic Mount Morris Fire Watchtower serves as an important landmark for the Harlem community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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Sunday, October 4, 2020

Oct 4

It's My Park at Loreto Playground

at Loreto PlaygroundBronx

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join the Friends of Loreto Playground to remove invasive weeds from the children's play area and pick up litter from our beloved park at Loreto Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 4

Bird Tour at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
On this tour, you will learn about the different birds found in the woods, wetlands, and grasslands at Freshkills Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 4

Urban Park Ranger Volunteer Litter Cleanup

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, please join the Urban Park Rangers to clean and beautify Inwood Hill Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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