NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2018 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:52:56 GMT <![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Queensboro Dance Festival]]> Date: September 29, 2018

Join us for the Queensboro Dance Festival, an annual 6-month tour of performances and community dance activities featuring dance companies all from Queens. For the full Queens tour schedule, visit

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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<![CDATA[Harvest Festival]]> Date: October 14, 2018

Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for a free, family-friendly celebration of fall.

  • Live musical performances
  • Pumpkin decorating
  • Face painting
  • Kite flying (bring your own or make on-site)
  • Meet the chickens
  • Crafts, games, and more!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

Location: Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park),Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park)

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<![CDATA[Annual Events: Halloween Harvest Festival]]> Date: October 27, 2018

Presented in partnership with Konfederasyon Nasyonal Vodouyizan Ayisyen (K.N.V.A)

The final event of the 2018 season is our beloved Halloween Harvest Festival, which, this year, is inspired by Fet Gede, the Haitian Festival of the Ancestors. Vibrant cultural performance and activities will be provided by the New York chapter of Konfederasyon Nasyonal Vodouyizan Ayisyen (K.N.V.A), including a Gede song workshop, card readings, mini altars in the landscape honoring aspects of the Gede pantheon, and a procession culminating in a special dance and drum performance.

Join us also for our Socrates Halloween traditions: spooky costume- and art-making, fantastical face-painting with Agostino Arts, Urban Shaman Mama Donna’s harvest animal blessings for your pets, and of course, our annual Canine Costume Contest with fun prizes and local judges, including Château le Woof and Friends with Four Paws!

Our 2018 events are supported, in part, with public funds from the State of New York, with special thanks to Assemblywoman, Catherine Nolan.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson]]> Date: December 8, 2018

Join us for our holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, tree decoration making, and hot chocolate (while supplies last).

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)

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