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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 1,016 events
from January 21, 2014 (x) to February 26, 2017
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Dec30

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Wreath Interpretations

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 33rd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 50 fine artists, designers, and other spirited…
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec30

Nature Exploration: The Pinetum

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. This program highlights the Pinetum, learn about the special adaptations of Pine Trees.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec30

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Enjoy the park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Dec31

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Wreath Interpretations

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 33rd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 50 fine artists, designers, and other spirited…
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec31

Nature Exploration for Families

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. THis family friendly program will feature the Park's wildlife and its ecosystem.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec31

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.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
Free!

Dec31

NYRR Midnight Run and Central Park Fireworks

at Bethesda Terrace (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 p.m.11:59 p.m.
There will be DJs, neon face painting, strobe lights, photo opportunities, and fun giveaways starting at 10:00 p.m.
Category: New Year's Eve

Must See
Event

Friday, January 1, 2016

Jan 1

CANCELLED: Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Wreath Interpretations

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 33rd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 50 fine artists, designers, and other spirited…
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 1

HIstoric New York: The Children's District in Central Park

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points in our city’s long history. This walking tour will highlight iconic locations within Central Park's Children's District.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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