NYC Parks Weekend Fun Guide

October 16-17, 2021

Here are some highlights of fun things to do this weekend. Visit our Events Calendar for more events. 

Staying in? Check out Parks@Home!

For information about service changes in our parks, visit our COVID-19 Service Changes page. 


a parkgoever rides past a tree with red leaves

Fall foliage has arrived in NYC! Use our Fall Foliage Guide to discover the best places to see fall colors in our parks or join us on our fall foliage hikes and tours! If you pause to take a photo, share it with #FallforNYC. We're sharing our favorite photos all season long! 

Open House New York

view of Fort Totten

This weekend, historic houses and landmarks in our parks are opening their doors to the public for tours and self-guided exploration as part of Open House New York. Join us

Hunter Island Exploration with the Urban Park Rangers

a wooden trial winds through a meadow and leads to a tiny grove of trees

Visit this ecological haven in New York City's largest park. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to hidden gems and natural wonders as you explore island. More info

Movies Under the Stars

guests enjoy watching a movie at an amphitheater in a park

We're hosting outdoor movies in the park through fall! Bring a blanket and a friend and enjoy! View our movie schedule

Fall Imp-act Day

a daffodil

Join hundreds of volunteers coming together this Saturday to beautify local parks and plant daffodils in honor of the victims of September 11 and Covid-19. More info

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course

adventure course

Challenge your friends and reach new heights at our obstacle course in Alley Pond Park, Queens. More info

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