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.
Viewing 51–60 out of 2,041 events
from August 27, 2016 to April 25, 2026
Saturday, August 27, 2016
at Chelsea Park, Manhattan
at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Learn techniques from some of the best names in chess, and then put your new skills to the test in a simul with fellow players at our special chess lecture and simul series.
Category: Education, Games
at Community Improvement Garden, Bronx
11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Join us at Community Improvement Garden for an day of food, refreshments, activities for kids, prizes, live entertainment, and face painting!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
at Beach 116 (in Rockaway Beach), Queens
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Participants will build sandcastles at this 18th annual contest. The event includes activities with the Urban Park Rangers, refreshments, and prizes for several age categories.
Category: Best for Kids, Waterfront
at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
at Brookville Boulevard and 144 Avenue (in Brookville Park), Queens
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Donovan Richards for attractions such as inflatables, sports and fitness, live DJ, popcorn, cotton candy and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids
at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens
12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages on their feet and entertained!
Category: Best for Kids
at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
This photo exhibit is the result of a "people to people" exchange in which the artist participated last October. he various images convey the artist's impressions of Cuba and the Cuban people.
Category: Accessible, Art