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.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Bill Gordh will share a selection of H.C. Andersen stories with music. Cookies will be provided by Kelsen!
Category: Best for Kids
at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Sunday, July 26, 2015
at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan
at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Learn about water conservation; repurpose litter to make art the Brooklyn way, help to build our very own recycle/reuse robot, then wind down with a lovely picnic.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts
at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
at Mineral Springs (in Central Park), Manhattan
Monday, July 27, 2015
at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their…
Category: Art, History, Seniors