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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 21–30 out of 1,153 events
from March 5, 2014 (x) to October 31, 2016
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Jul30

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul30

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: An Evening Stroll in Central Park

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn about the Central Park Zoo, the Arsenal, Balto, The Mall, Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, and the lake along the way, on this tour designed for New York summer evenings.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul30

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!

Friday, July 31, 2015

Jul31

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Hozier

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
"Take Me to Church" singer Hozier performs live at Rumsey Playfield on Friday, July 31.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul31

Exhibition: Living Landmarks

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
Free!

Jul31

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: Nature, History, Tours

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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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

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