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Games

Get in touch with your inner child and come out to play a game or two. Challenge your family and friends to a few rounds and make new acquaintances while you’re at it. Bring your kids and enjoy a multitude of activities in a safe environment.

Games Events

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sep 23

Get Hooked

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come out to the park to learn, explore, and fish!
Free!

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Sep 23

35th Annual Queens County Fair

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

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The fair features pie-eating and corn-husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, midway games, live entertainment, fun entertainment for kids, and more!

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Sep 23

Harlem Grown's Fall Harvest Fair

at Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join in our largest harvest of the year and participate in family-friendly activities; such as, cooking, games, and a scavenger hunt across three of our farm locations!
Free!

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Kids
Sep 23

Harvest Festival at Hollenback Community Garden

at Hollenback Community Garden , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet the gardeners and take a tour, enjoy pizza from the grill, shop in the pop-up shop, jam on the ukulele, and more at the garden's annual fundraising event!
Free!

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Sep 23

The 6th Annual Breukelen Country Fair

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Wyckoff Farmhouse museum for a day-long extravaganza of crafting, creating, and hands-on fun celebrating Breukelen’s agricultural roots!
Free!

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sep 24

35th Annual Queens County Fair

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

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The fair features pie-eating and corn-husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, midway games, live entertainment, fun entertainment for kids, and more!

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Sep 28

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Become your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board as a team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 29, 2017

Sep 29

Children's Sports Festival

at Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center (in Thomas Jefferson Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a day of interactive fun. Children ages 3 to 8 years are welcome to enjoy some of their favorite sports including basketball, football, and tennis. All activities…
Free!

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Kids
Sep 29

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and soft beverages to this free, all-ages BINGO! night. Each game winner receives a prize!
Free!

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep 30

THE AMAZING MAIZE MAZE

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

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this three-acre corn labyrinth!

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Sep 30

Fordham Road Fair

at East Fordham Road and Creston Avenue , Bronx

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join Fordham Road BID for games, live music, magic, a car show, prizes, exhibits, and more along East Fordham Road between East Kingsbridge and Creston Avenue.
Free!

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Oct 1

THE AMAZING MAIZE MAZE

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

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this three-acre corn labyrinth!

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Oct 6

Chess Night and Public Art in Virginia Park

at Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park) , Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy chess night in Virginia Park in collaboration with the public artwork Daylighting by Lovie Pignata and Loving the Bronx.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Oct 7

Summer on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with visits to the lighthouse interior, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

Annual Pumpkin Festival at the Carousel for All Children

at Willowbrook Park , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for our annual Pumpkin Festival where the "prettiest pumpkins prevail in our patch!"
Free!

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Kids

Friday, October 13, 2017

Oct 13

NYC Parks Presents: Teen Summit

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for the J. Hood Wright Teen Summit. An inter-generational program for teens and adults to discuss careers, education, health, wellness and community service. There will be…
Free!

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Oct 14

Pickleball 101

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Pickleball is one of the fast growing sports in the United States. Never heard of it? Take this opportunity to learn the basics of Pickleball from Ocean Breeze instructors. This…
Free!

Oct 14

Fall Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall with crafts, games, music, pumpkins, and more!
Free!

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

Oct 15

Harvest Festival

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, face painting, self-guided tours of the Urban Farm, and more fun fall activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oct 21

It’s Happening! Celebrating 50 Years of Public Art in NYC Parks

at East Pinetum (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We're transforming Central Park into a stage, museum, and art studio for a free day of public art to celebrate this milestone.
Free!

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Oct 28

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The theme is Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead with vibrant performance and music presented by Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York! Plus, bring your pup to the costume contest!
Free!

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Oct 28

Harlem Grown's Halloween Festival

at Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
We end our season with a bang, and our community comes out in their best costumes! There will be family friend fun, games, and healthy treats!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 28

Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Highlights include live entertainment, inflatables, interactive games, a hay ride, a hay maze/pumpkin patch, costume contests, and free goodie bags!
Free!

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Oct 31

A Haunting We Will Go

at Cedar Grove Avenue and Seafoam Street (in Great Kills Park) , Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a frightful time with bugs, snakes, ghosts, goblins and the Urban Park Rangers. An event that is fun for all ages! Costumes and bravery welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Nov 4

Flag Football Championship Festival

at Macombs Dam Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks Borough Champions will participate in playoff style games resulting in one Citywide Champion for each division, and NYC Parks youth will participate in clinics and “combine” like activity.
Free!

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Nov 11

Human Foosball

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kick back, relax and join Ocean Breeze staff as they revamp this classic game into a life size version. Participants will stay fixed to their line and battle an opposing team…
Free!

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