WHAT: Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy the magic of the movies under the stars at the 19th annual Central Park Conservancy Film Festival, a beloved summer tradition. Sponsored by EY, the 2019 Film Festival features a sci-fi classic, a beloved romantic comedy, and an acclaimed superhero movie. Films are free of charge; no tickets are required.

WHEN: Gates open at 6:30 pm; films begin at dusk. (Event is subject to cancellation due to weather.)

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
BACK TO THE FUTURE (1985, PG)–A high-schooler is accidentally transported back in time to the 1950s, where he inadvertently interferes
with his future parents’ budding romance. Now, the boy must figure out how to set things right, or risk changing the future. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, this sci-fi classic stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, and Lea Thompson.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
MOONSTRUCK (1987, PG)–A Brooklyn widow, engaged to a mama’s boy, falls in love with her fiancé’s brother. Directed by Norman Jewison, this romantic comedy stars Cher, Danny Aiello, and Nicolas Cage.

Thursday, August 15, 2019
BLACK PANTHER (2018, PG-13)–A superhero known as Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa that has hidden itself away from the rest of the world. Now, he must face a dissident who wants to sell the country’s natural resources to fund an uprising. Directed and co-written by Ryan Coogler, this acclaimed sci-fi stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, and Lupita Nyong’o.

WHERE: Screenings take place at the landscape in Central Park between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive, which is accessible from the east and west sides of the Park at 72nd Street. For a map, visit CENTRALPARKNYC.ORG/FILMFESTIVAL [2].

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ABOUT THE CENTRAL PARK CONSERVANCY

The Central Park Conservancy is a private, not-for-profit organization
that manages Central Park and is responsible for raising the Park’s
annual operating budget. The Conservancy’s staff of more than 300 is
responsible for all aspects of the Park’s stewardship, from day-to-day
maintenance and operations to continued restoration and rebuilding
projects. Additionally, the Conservancy operates the Park’s visitor
centers, provides public programs, and serves as a resource for other
NYC parks and for public-private partnerships around the world. For more
information, please visit CENTRALPARKNYC.ORG. Follow the Central Park
Conservancy on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @centralparknyc.org.

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Walking Tour Overview

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Book Risk Free: Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Free reschedule or full refund in case of bad weather
  • Tickets: Both printed and mobile tickets accepted

The walking tour covers all most beautiful sights of the southern half of Central Park. You will walk through some of the 58 miles of trails the park has to offer passing a lake, rocky outcrops, bridges, arches, sculptures and more.
This tour takes you off the beaten path to sights both the bikes and pedicabs cannot reach - book here.

Bicycle Tour Overview

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Book Risk Free: Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Free reschedule or full refund in case of bad weather
  • Tickets: Both printed and mobile tickets accepted

The bicycle tour provides a complete journey through 843 acres of Central Park, guaranteeing that you will see the most out of any tour available. Your tour guide will provide background information, historical insight, and point out some of the most photogenic sites for you to capture photos!
This tour covers about six miles in a casual, smooth pace with lots of stops for walking and photos. It's the ultimate way to discover Central Park - book here.

Pedicab Tour Overview

  • Duration: 1 hour, 2 hours or 3 hours
  • Book Risk Free: Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Free reschedule or full refund in case of bad weather
  • Tickets: Both printed and mobile tickets accepted

The most comfortable way to explore Central Park. No need to walk or peddle - just sit, lay back and enjoy beautiful views and insightful commentary.
This is a private tour for you and your party. A complete, relaxed, and personalized experience of Central Park. You can choose from 1 hour, 2 hours or 3 hours tour options.  Custom pick up/drop off spots are available too - book here.

Combination Tour Overview

  • Duration: 2 hours or 3 hours
  • Book Risk Free: Free cancellation up to 48 hours in advance
  • Free reschedule or full refund in case of bad weather
  • Tickets: Both printed and mobile tickets accepted

The Combined Pedicab & Bicycle Tour is ideal for parties when one part part prefers to ride their own bikes, and another part prefers the comfort of the pedicab – on this tour all the group will stay together and have stops for walking and group pictures - book here.


About Central Park

Find all the information you need to enjoy your visit to New York City's iconic Central Park.


Things To Do

From The Philharmonic on the Great Lawn to Shakespeare in the Park to SummerStage, Central Park offers an endless array of things to do, see, hear - and, with two full service restaurants and several cafes, taste.  You can visit The Shakespeare Garden, take in a performance at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater, take a ride on the Carousel - or just sit and people watch at Bethesda Terrace!


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