July 4th weekend in Central Park 2014

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: NatureHistoryTours
Free!

July 5th

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the “Manhattan Adirondacks.”
Category: NatureHistoryTours
Free!

July 5th

Central Park Tour: Belvedere’s Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle, situated high on Vista Rock.
Category: EducationHistoryTours

July 5th

SummerStage Presents: Teddy Afro / Noura Mint Seymali / HaHu Dance Crew

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Raised by musical parents, it was apparent at an early age that Tewodros Kassahun, (now know as Teddy Afro) had a deep love of music.
Category: ConcertsDance
Free!

July 5th

Shakespeare in the Park: Much Ado About Nothing

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Hamish Linklater and Tony® nominee Lily Rabe return to the Park this summer as the wise-cracking, would-be lovers Beatrice and Benedick in the beloved romantic comedy Much Ado…
Category: TheaterFree Summer TheaterShakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Pier Kids: Wildlife Theater

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Central Park Zoo Wildlife Theater brings Amazing Adaptations: The Dinosaur Adventure packed with singing, science and fun!
Category: Arts & CraftsEducationKids
Free!

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Visit an area of the park off the beaten track for most visitors, but well-known to Upper West Siders.
Category: HistoryTours

Family Performance Festival: Musical Adventures in Central Park

at Peter Jay Sharp Children’s Glade (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Discover more about the Park and the finely “tuned” way in which mother nature works with George Steele as you sing along with him.
Category: EducationNatureKids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Central Park Tour: At Play in Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn about the Park’s history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality. The route involves a few stairs.
Category: NatureHistoryTours

SummerStage Presents: Global Family Day: Okee Dokee Brothers / Hybrid Movement Company / Shaun Parker & Company / Acrobuffos / National Dance Institute

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SummerStage Kids presented by Disney presents Global Family Day, a day dedicated to engaging young audiences and their families through thrilling performances!
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids