Monumental Women

On August 26th, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, Meredith Bergmann’s Monumental Women sculpture took its place on Literary Walk as the first sculpture in Central Park honoring historical women.

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‘Reckoning’ Art Exhibit Coming to Central Park

Reckoning: An Installation on Political Power, Greed and the Climate Emergency will be shown this Saturday, 10/17, from 7 to 8 p.m, outdoors in the Mineral Springs area of Central Park just north of Sheep Meadow and west of the Mall . It’s free and open to the public....

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Central Park Zoo Reopens

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)

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NYRR Midnight Run 2020

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...

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Central Park Arsenal Gallery: 37th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition

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.

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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...

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2019 TCS New York City Marathon

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.

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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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