On August 26th, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, Meredith Bergmann’s Monumental Women sculpture will take its place on Literary Walk as the first sculpture in Central Park honoring historical women.
After being closed for months due to the pandemic crisis the Central Park Zoo is Reopening!
July 20th — 23rd Members only (Member tickets and ID required)
Beginning July 24th Open to all (Advanced tickets required for all days)
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 either a place of populist energy or quiet romance.
Take a virtual 360° walk around the Shakespeare Garden – one of the many hidden gems of Central Park, it’s the perfect lovely spot to “stop and smell the roses”. The only plants you’ll find there are ones mentioned in the Bard’s plays..
Kick off the New Year at the Midnight Run! Join the fun and celebrate as 2019 comes to a close. With a countdown to midnight beginning at 11:59 p.m., the four-mile run will begin on the stroke of midnight, as will a spectacular fireworks display to light up the night...
NYC Parks is pleased to announce the 37th annual Wreath Interpretations exhibition, welcoming the holiday season with an array of inventive, quirky wreaths. This year’s exhibition includes wreaths by more than 40 artists, designers, and creative individuals of all ages who have used a variety of unexpected materials to reinterpret the traditional holiday symbol, often with a touch of humor and light-hearted fun.
Celebrate the season at the 23rd Annual Holiday Lighting in Central Park. Meet Santa and friends, sing carols on the Plaza, and warm up with hot cocoa and cookies. The evening concludes with lighting a flotilla of trees on the Harlem Meer. Event is rain, snow, or...
From Central Park’s Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre, Yeti, Set, Snow! is the story of Widget and her friend, Twig, who meet a yeti named Pascetti.
Time for the Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade and all the insane fun of watching it live from the streets of Manhattan. Here are some tips on the best vantage points along the route as it marches around Central Park - and a link to Macy's official Parade Route Page....
Where to Watch the 2019 TCS Marathon in Central Park. TCS New York City Marathon Sunday is a citywide thrill for more than a million fans who line the course to cheer on the 50,000 runners throughout the five boroughs. Like the runners, spectators need to prepare, plan, pace themselves, and be ready for anything.