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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

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Jun27

School's Out Festival

at Detective Keith L. Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the start of summer fun at Parks at our fun-filled School's Out Festival with inflatables, games, face painting, music, popcorn, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Fireworks & Fun

at Field 80 (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Kick off the summer season on the island! Enjoy evening games, crafts, and music before the Astoria Park fireworks display at sundown.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, June 28, 2019

Jun28

School's Out Festival

at Kissena Playground (in Kissena Park)Queens

3:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Celebrate the start of summer fun at Parks at our fun-filled School's Out Festival with inflatables, games, face painting, music, popcorn, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Jun29

Family Festival: Kidding Around Pride Picnic

at On the High Line, at 16th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Young ones and their families, caregivers, and friends are invited to a summer festival with carnival-style games, face painting, a musical performance, and so much more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Central Park Youth Basketball Clinic

at North Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
This high-energy, interactive clinic provides youth with an opportunity to learn and enhance their skills in the game of basketball through small group instruction and competitive games.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Family Day

at Captain Tilly ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, and inflatables.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Jun30

Family Day

at Electric PlaygroundQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, face painting and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Le Carousel Magique, Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Prepare to be wowed by Monday Night Magic's most talented magicians!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Jul 4

Coney Island's Fourth of July Celebration + Fireworks

at Steeplechase Pier (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
Enjoy the boardwalk and beach, a hot dog eating contest, the rides, a baseball game, and fireworks at 9:50 p.m.
Free!

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Event

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Jul 6

Omar’s Summer Block Party

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park)Queens

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Jul 7

Le Carousel Magique, Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Prepare to be wowed by Monday Night Magic's most talented magicians!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Jul 9

Summer Sports Experience

at Detective Keith Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come learn new sports skills with our Summer Sports Experience program! Our instructional youth program will train kids in basketball, soccer and…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 12, 2019

Jul12

4th Annual Ocean Breeze Wiffle Ball Home Run Derby

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Swing for the fences at Ocean Breeze as we host our fourth annual Wiffle Ball Home Run Derby!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Jul13

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us at this fun family-friendly outdoor party featuring a children’s entertainer, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Jul14

Le Carousel Magique, Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Prepare to be wowed by Monday Night Magic's most talented magicians!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Jul16

Summer Sports Experience

at Mafera ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come learn new sports skills with our Summer Sports Experience program! Our instructional youth program will train kids in basketball, soccer and…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 19, 2019

Jul19

Picnic & Play

at Field 80 (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan, East River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring out your family and friends for fun games like giant Connect 4, Jenga, and more. Art projects and music, too! Bring a picnic and watch the sunset.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Jul20

Domino Tournament - Brooklyn

at Good Life GardenBrooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This free domino tournament is open to players of all ages, rating, and strength. There will be bonuses including an award ceremony for the tournament participants.
Free!

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Jul21

Le Carousel Magique, Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Prepare to be wowed by Monday Night Magic's most talented magicians!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Jul23

Summer Sports Experience

at Detective Keith Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come learn new sports skills with our Summer Sports Experience program! Our instructional youth program will train kids in basketball, soccer and…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 26, 2019

Jul26

Peace in the Park: Bringing Communities Together

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Brahma Kumaris for creative meditation, yoga, live entertainment, interactive discussions, and more activities that focus on peace-building and values.
Free!

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Jul28

Le Carousel Magique, Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Prepare to be wowed by Monday Night Magic's most talented magicians!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Jul30

Summer Sports Experience

at Mafera ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come learn new sports skills with our Summer Sports Experience program! Our instructional youth program will train kids in basketball, soccer and…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Aug 3

Brooklyn Beach Sports Festival

at West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kick off your sandals and enjoy some time playing at the beach! Join a calisthenics competition and/or play volleyball, crossnet, flag football, ultimate frisbee, and soccer!
Free!

Aug 3

Hands on History: Play 19th Century Historic Games

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come try out classic games that John King and his brothers would have played on King Manor’s lawn.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Gather Around the Campfire

at Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park)Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us around a campfire for an evening of games, songs, and fun activities. Participants are chosen by lottery. Register opens on July 24.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Aug 4

Le Carousel Magique, Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Prepare to be wowed by Monday Night Magic's most talented magicians!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Aug 6

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Aug 7

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Aug10

Domino Tournament - Manhattan

at Clinton LES Community GardenManhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This free domino tournament is open to players of all ages, rating, and strength.
Free!

Aug10

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us at this fun family-friendly outdoor party featuring a children’s entertainer, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Aug13

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Summer Sports Experience

at Mafera ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come learn new sports skills with our Summer Sports Experience program! Our instructional youth program will train kids in basketball, soccer and…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Aug14

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 16, 2019

Aug16

Picnic & Play

at Field 80 (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring out your family and friends for fun games like giant Connect 4, Jenga, and more. Art projects and music, too! Bring a picnic and watch the sunset.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Aug20

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Aug21

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Aug27

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Summer Sports Experience

at Mafera ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come learn new sports skills with our Summer Sports Experience program! Our instructional youth program will train kids in basketball, soccer and…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Aug28

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Sep 5

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 6, 2019

Sep 6

Coffee & Crosswords Workshop

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get tips and advice for solving crosswords from our puzzle experts.
Free!

Sep 6

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night. A mix of music plays as the numbers roll out and each game winner receives a prize.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Sep 7

Coffee & Crosswords Tournament

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 a.m.
It’s a tournament of crossword enthusiasts! Registration recommended.
Free!

Sep 7

Wings, Wands & Woodlands: Fairy Workshop

at Water's Edge Garden (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit our urban woodland to make all things fairy: wands, wings, and little fairy houses. Walk along our forest path to look for signs of fairies, protectors of our woods.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Sep 8

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a full day of county fair magic in Manhattan with live bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, carnival rides and games, local food and merchandise vendors, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Sep12

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 13, 2019

Sep13

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night. A mix of music plays as the numbers roll out and each game winner receives a prize.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Sep19

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 20, 2019

Sep20

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night. A mix of music plays as the numbers roll out and each game winner receives a prize.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sep21

Brooklyn Chess Festival

at Eastern Parkway between Classon Avenue and Washington Avenue (in Dr. Ronald McNair Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Individuals of all levels are invited to learn how to play, challenge a master, or just enjoy various board games.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Sep26

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 27, 2019

Sep27

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night. A mix of music plays as the numbers roll out and each game winner receives a prize.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sep28

Get Hooked Fishing Festival

at Southern waterfront just south of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with the fish and wildlife that live along our shoreline!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Oct 5

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 readings of the eponymous children's book, fishing clinics, live music, food and art vendors, Urban Park Ranger presentations, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Oct 6

Harvest Festival

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for a free, family-friendly celebration of fall!
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Oct31

Halloween Boo Bash

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

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join us for crafts, games, treats, and spooky fun before you go trick-or-treating.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct31

Halloween Garden Party

at Patchen Community SquareBrooklyn

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Community Halloween Party for All! Festivities include: Trick or Treating Halloween Book Story Time Face Painting Music Arts and Crafts For questions on this…
Free!

Best For
Kids

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