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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 1,114 events
from March 5, 2014 (x) to September 24, 2016
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Friday, July 10, 2015

Jul 10

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

Jul 10

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Jul 11

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!

Jul 11

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.
Ben & Josslyn Wheeless will tell the story, "The Patchwork Quilt," by Joan Aiken. Rachel Rose Reid will tell the story "The Pea Blossom," by H.C. Andersen.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 11

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

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

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Must See
Event
Jul 11

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul 11

SummerStage: Vicentico / Ximena Sariñana / No Te Va Gustar

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

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
In association with the Latin Alternative Music Conference, Summerstage presents Vicentico, Ximena Sariñana, and No Te Va Gustar.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Jul 12

Family Performance Festival: Ira McIntosh

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Ira McIntosh will take you on a magical musical journey through the wonderful wet world of water. We'll explore our most precious natural resource with stories and songs.
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 12

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: ¡Retumba!

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Retumba! delights with music and dance focused on the folklore of the Caribbean.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Jul 12

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

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
Free!

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