Central Park Updates

NY Philharmonic on Central Park’s Great Lawn 2024

NY Philharmonic on Central Park’s Great Lawn 2024

The New York Philharmonic Concerts in Central Park, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, are a beloved summer tradition, offering free classical music performances to the public in one of the city’s most iconic settings. The concerts always end with a spectacular fireworks display, framed against the Gotham skyline. One of the highlights of the summer! June 12th – 8:00 PM

Model Sail Boating Returns to Central Park

Model Sail Boating Returns to Central Park

Whether you have a radio powered sailboat, or a wind-powered sloop, model sail boating on Central Park’s Conservatory Water is a delight for participants and observers; whether adults, children or, in one case, a rather notable rodent.  And now model boats are being rented on the pond one again for the first time since 2019.

SummerStage Schedule 2024

SummerStage Schedule 2024

Here’s 2024 Central Park season of the City Parks Foundation SummerStage, New York City’s iconic outdoor performing arts festival. The festival will once again showcase established and emerging artists from across the globe and will feature a multitude of genres including jazz, hip-hop, indie rock, salsa, reggae, Afrobeats, soul, and pop.

Central Park Boathouse Restaurant Reopens

Central Park Boathouse Restaurant Reopens

The iconic Loeb Boathouse Restaurant in Central Park will be reopening in the next few weeks. The Cafe already reopened last summer to rave reviews and the restaruant reopening is welcome news to the many park visitors that have enjoyed the amazing eveving view and refreshments for generations.

Enjoy the Holidays in Central Park!

Enjoy the Holidays in Central Park!

The holidays are a magical time in New York City, and there is no better place to enjoy the festivities than Central Park! From ice skating within sight of the Plaza Hotel to welcoming in 2022 with fireworks and a midnight run, here are some of the many ways to celebrate the holiday season in Central Park.

Fall Foliage Guide to Central Park

Fall Foliage Guide to Central Park

Central Park in New York City is a truly enchanting place to witness the fall foliage. As the summer heat gradually gives way to the crisp, cool air of autumn, the park transforms into a vibrant tapestry of reds, oranges, and yellows. This annual spectacle draws visitors and locals alike to revel in the beauty of nature’s transition.

The sight of the first leaves changing color is a herald of the approaching fall season in Central Park. As September progresses, the lush green canopies of the park’s many trees begin to change into a riot of warm and earthy hues. Maples, oaks, and elms stand at attention, their leaves adopting brilliant shades of red, orange, and bronze, while the sweetgum trees reveal their striking purple and burgundy foliage. It’s as if the park is putting on its finest attire for the season.

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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