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.
Friday, July 31, 2015
at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to the park's northernmost highlights: Conservatory Garden, the Harlem Meer, and the North Woods.
Category: Education, History, Tours
at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan
8:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Saturday, August 1, 2015
at Foley Square & Paine Park (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan
7:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
On three consecutive Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of NYC's streets are opened for people to play, run, walk and bike.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness
at Central Park, Manhattan
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.
Marc Young will share the Jewish story "Clever Fools" and Joy Kelly will share the Indian story "A Wonderful Story".
Category: Best for Kids
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors
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 Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Dr. John & the Nite Trippers The legendary Dr. John is a six-time Grammy Award-winning musician and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Known throughout the world as the…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts