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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 December 8, 2019 to September 10, 2022

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Dec 8

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at 9th Avenue and 67th Street (in Leif Ericson Park)Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to beautify Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

Dec 8

Conference House Colonial Christmas

at The Conference House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Tour the beautifully-decorated Colonial manor house. Enjoy live music and free refreshments. Children may visit with "Father Christmas" who has a free gift for each visiting child.
Category: Markets, Tours, Food, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town, Home for the Holidays

Dec 8

'Over the Hill' Hilltop Hike: Brookfield Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
In celebration of the Urban Park Rangers' 40th Anniversary year, join the Rangers as they hike "over the hill" inside of our parks. Comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots are recommended.
Category: Nature, Hiking

Dec 8

Holiday Workshop Weekend

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by the gardens and galleries at Wave Hill.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Workshops

Best For
Dec 8

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

Dec 8

Christmas in Richmond Town

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit New York City’s most complete historic village all dressed up for Christmas! Take an old-fashioned carriage ride, have some cider, meet Santa, join the tree lighting, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Art, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Food, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town, Home for the Holidays

Must See
Dec 8

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

Dec 8

Christmas in the Garden

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Christmas in the Garden returns to Queens Botanical Garden with live musical performances, photos with Santa, tree lighting, holiday crafts, face painting, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town

Must See
Dec 8

Yeti, Set, Snow!

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 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: Best for Kids

Best For
Dec 8

Bald Eagle Watch

at Palisade Avenue and Spaulding Lane (in Riverdale Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

Must See

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