Seneca Village was one of the first African American communities in New York City and existed from 1825 through 1857.
The Annual Midnight Run is ready to kick off again this year at Midnight New Year’s Eve. It should be another memorable party!
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.
Time for the Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade and all the insane fun of watching it live from the streets of Manhattan. The parade celebrates its 97th anniversary this year, taking over the streets of Manhattan on Thursday, November 23, 2023. Here are the best places to watch from around Central Park.
The Global Citizen Festival will return to the Great Lawn in Central PArk New York City on Sept. 23, 2023! Headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers and Ms. Lauryn Hill, with Megan Thee Stallion, Conan Gray, and Stray Kids!
As the Public Theater’s Public Works program enters its second decade it will relaunch the play that launched the program, William Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST. With music and lyrics by Benjamin Velez and directed by Obie Award winner and Director of Public Works Laurie Woolery, this ambitious work of participatory theater explores the grief of being cut off from community, the desire for retribution, and the healing power of love.
The Loeb Boathouse Cafe has reopened with an exciting new menu featuring a delicious Lobster Roll as well as several other mouth watering options. Row boat rentals also reopened the weekend of June 17, with the indoor restaurant expected to open in the fall. The cafe...
June 14th – 8:00 PM
Great Lawn, Central Park, Manhattan
The New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks,
The iconic Loeb Boathouse in Central Park will be reopening this summer. Legends Hospitality has agreed to spend more than $3 million to operate the venue over the next decade, according to Mayor Eric Adams. The Loeb Boathouse, which opened 150 years ago, officially closed on Dec. 31 after the former operator, Dean J. Poll, said he was forced to shut down the venue due to rising costs of goods and labor. The reopening is welcome news to the many park visitors that have enjoyed the view and refreshments for generations.
The Public Theater will stage ‘Hamlet’ as this summer’s Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Ato Blankson-Wood will star as the tragic prince in a modern-dress production directed by Kenny Leon.
About Central Park
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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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