Take a Virtual Tour of the Shakespeare Garden

Take a Virtual Tour of the Shakespeare Garden

Take a virtual look around Central Park's Shakespeare Garden on a beautiful afternoon! One of the many hidden gems of Central Park, the Shakespeare Garden is a lovely spot to “stop and smell the roses”. Nestled between Belvedere Castle and The Swedish Cottage the...
Central Park In The Movies

Central Park In The Movies

The earliest cinematic portrayals of Central Park were almost always romantic in nature. Whether it was the backdrop for joyous singing and dancing, as in “On the Town”, or the setting for sentimental love stories, such as “Portrait of Jennie”, the park was seen as...
You Must Believe in Spring

You Must Believe in Spring

In anticipation of the triumphant return of spring to Central Park we went on our annual search for early signs of the change of season in Conservatory Garden.   Here are a few examples of some early adopters (along with the appropriate soundtrack from Bill Evans):...
Snow Monkey Hot Tub – Central Park Zoo

Snow Monkey Hot Tub – Central Park Zoo

Central Park Zoo Snow Monkeys (or Japanese Macaques) enjoy their “Hot Tub”, much as they do the volcanic baths that keep them warm in their native Japan. Fun Macaque Facts The Japanese macaque is an intelligent species. Researchers studying this species at...
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Central Park remains open to the public and the Central Park Conservancy staff remains committed to caring for the Park. They are diligently cleaning and conducting routine maintenance of landscapes, water bodies, and benches in order to keep the Park open as a place...

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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