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.
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from August 30, 2016 to April 25, 2026
Saturday, September 24, 2016
at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Rolf Stand (as H.C. Andersen) will share the story "The Ugly Duckling's Birthday Party", Laura Simms will share the Norwegian story "The Heart of the Giant", and Peter Stevenson will share the Welsh story "Duck Fairytale".
Category: Best for Kids
at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:00 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
at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx
at Southern waterfront just across the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
At Get Hooked, children have the opportunity to learn about the wildlife living in the waters surrounding Randall’s Island.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
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 Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with Urban Park Ranger-led ticketed tours, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and activities for the whole family!
Category: Education, Concerts, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Markets, Tours, Food, Waterfront, Fishing