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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 11–20 out of 1,433 events
from December 18, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Dec18

Free Skate with Santa

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Skate for free with Santa + the first 100 attendees can pick up a voucher for a free hot chocolate!
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec18

NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Dec19

Arsenal Gallery: 36th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition

at The Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Experience the holiday season through this fun and whimsical exhibition. Nearly 40 participating creative individuals reinvent a familiar holiday symbol using an array of unconventional materials.
Category: Accessible, Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec19

6th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the 6th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder… exhibition featuring the works of emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Dec19

Daughters of the American Revolution and the Preservation of the Conference House

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about a few of the women involved and the formation of the Conference House Association. Enjoy photos and memorabilia which show the joy of their success.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Dec19

City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation presents a winter production, Yeti, Set, Snow! - an all-ages story of friendship. Join characters Widget, Twig and Pascetti this winter at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Dec19

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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

Dec19

History of the Holidays at Van Cortlandt House

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Van Cortlandt House will be decorated, inside and out, for the winter holidays. See how prominent Colonial New Yorkers like the Van Cortlandt's would have celebrated Saint Nicholas Day!
Category: Art, History, Winter Holidays

Dec19

Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for unique gifts created by local craftsmen and artists. Open daily. Weekend hours are Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sundays 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Category: Markets
Free!

Dec19

City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents a winter production, Yeti, Set, Snow! - an all-ages story of friendship. Join characters Widget, Twig and Pascetti this winter at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids

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