Central Park Ice Skating

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in Children, Community, Other, Parks

You can enjoy Central Park ice skating at two locations this winter! Wollman and Lasker Rinks are both wonderful outdoor destinations for locals and tourists alike. This is a wholesome and healthy activity for the whole family. Read on for more info about the two ice skating rinks in Central Park!

More in winter sports: the best skiing near nyc!

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21st Annual Central Park Holiday Lighting

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Community, Events, Other, Parks

The Central Park holiday lighting 2017 is happening on November 30th and is a must-do event for families. The official ceremony includes a live ice carving, caroling, an even appearance from Santa Claus. There’ll also be plenty of fresh baked cookies and delicious cups of hot cocoa to keep everyone warm through the evening. Read on for a more detailed look into the scheduled activities!

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Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Community, Parks

The 27th Annual Tulip Planting Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday (November 11th and 12th) between 10am and 4:30pm. All are welcome to help plant and food will be provided (hot drinks and turkey)! 

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Celebrating 50 Years of Public Art in NYC Parks

Posted by on Oct 20, 2017 in Art, Events, Other, Parks

This free event is going down on Saturday, October 21st from 11am-3pm (same day as the Central Park Dog Fair!). It will take place at the East Pinetum behind the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Ai Weiwei’s “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors”: in Central Park

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Art, Other, Parks

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors is a citywide art exhibition by artist and activist Ai Weiwei, which has outdoor displays all over NYC. Inspired by the international migration crisis and current global geopolitical landscape, the exhibition transforms the security fence into a powerful social and artistic symbol.

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Photos of Central Park: October 17, 2017

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Other, Parks

Just a few photos of Central Park to break up your day (or week) ..

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Dog Fair in Central Park!

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in Children, Community, Events, Family, Other, Parks, pets, Pets

“My Dog Loves Central Park Fair”

This free dog fair in Central Park is happening October 21st at the Naumburg Bandshell (mid-Park at 72nd Street).

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5 Best Central Park Fall Foliage Spots

Posted by on Sep 24, 2017 in Featured, Other, Parks

There are some great Fall getaways near NYC, but you can also enjoy some stunning fall foliage in our very own Central Park.  It’s hard to hit the park and miss the beautiful autumn scenery, but here are a few top-rated spots to check out for those seeking the best Central Park fall foliage spots !!

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New Meadow in Central Park!

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in Parks

Dene Slope is a newly developed meadow, located near 66th and Fifth, just north of the Central Park Zoo.

The area is now open daily (but visitors must stay on the trail!).

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Nature Tours in Central Park

Posted by on Aug 12, 2017 in Events, Family, Parks

Whether you’re new to the Upper West Side or you’ve been here for years, nature tours in Central Park are a great way to discover (or re-discover) the gem in our backyard.

Some of the tours on this list will repeat throughout the year, but here are some awesome weekend activities going down in the next month or so!

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