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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.

Viewing 31–40 out of 1,157 events
from January 21, 2014 (x) to October 31, 2016
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Friday, July 31, 2015

Jul31

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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
Free!

Jul31

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

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
Free!

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

NYC DOT Summer Streets 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
Free!

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Aug 1

NYRR Team Championships: Men (5M)

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Which is the fastest team in town? The city's top running squads race for bragging rights in this teams-only five-miler.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug 1

NYRR Team Championships: Women (5M)

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Which is the fastest team in town? The city's top running squads race for bragging rights in this teams-only five-miler.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug 1

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

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
Free!

Aug 1

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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

Aug 1

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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
Free!

Aug 1

SummerStage: Dr. John & the Nite Trippers / Amy Helm

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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 theā€¦
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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