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Weekend Fun Guide

November 17 - 18, 2018 

Here are some highlights of free and low-cost things to do in our parks this weekend. For more upcoming events, please visit our Events Calendar.

1. Fall for NYC

fall foliage at Clove Lakes Park

Before the leaves fall for winter, don't miss your chance to see fall colors at NYC Parks! Visit our Fall Foliage page to find the best parks to see fall leaves or check out our Fall Foliage Events to find a fall foliage tour on foot or by canoe! 

2. Go ice skating

a family enjoy skating at the rink

The rinks at Prospect Park, Bryant Park, Central Park, Coney Island, and Clove Lakes Park are open for the winter season! Ice skating info

3. Head to Fall Field Day

kids participate in a potato sack race in the park

Bring your kids to Bronx Park this Saturday for a day of fun games and sports. Activities include pillow polo, giant soccer, potato sack race, tug-o-war and more! Event info

4. Celebrate National Take a Hike Day

a group of people hiking in Alley Pond Park

This Saturday is National Take a Hike Day! NYC is home to more than 300 trails that wind through untouched natural areas, historic places, and scenic spots. Head out on a park trail to start exploring. Check out our recommended trails

5. Head to Family Day at NYC's oldest house

kids pose for a photo outside of a historic farmhouse at family day

This Saturday, step inside the Wyckoff House Museum for scavenger games, tours, crafts, and more! Event info

6. See a meteor shower

a park ranger uses a telescope to look to the sky

On Saturday night, meet our park rangers at Rockaway Beach for a chance to see up to 15 meteors per hour! We're bringing telescopes so you can take a closer look! More info

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