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Alerts & Closures


Check this page for updates on major disruptions and scheduled closures in Central Park. Please note that some areas of the Park close due to weather conditions. You can also follow us on Twitter for updates.


Until further notice

Algae Bloom Advisory

Monday, October 23, 2017  to  Sunday, April 1, 2018

East 108th Street / Bernard Family Playground is closed for construction until Spring 2018

Tuesday, November 28, 2017  to  Sunday, December 24, 2017

All day

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

Monday, December 18, 2017

7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Heckscher Playground is closed for routine maintenance.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

3:30 pm

Visitor Centers

Monday, December 25, 2017

All day

Christmas

Sunday, December 31, 2017

7:00 pm - 1:00 am

Race: NYRR Midnight Run

Sunday, December 31, 2017

All day

Cherry Hill and Bow Bridge

Sunday, December 31, 2017

8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Strawberry Fields, Naumburg Bandshell, Bethesda Fountain, and East and West 72nd Street entrances
  • Closures and Affected Areas: Strawberry Fields, Naumburg Bandshell, Bethesda Fountain, and East and West 72nd Street entrances are closed for fireworks. Park visitors are subject to security screening; allow extra time to enter the Park.
  • More Information: www.centralparknyc.org/visit/

Sunday, December 31, 2017

8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Strawberry Fields, Naumburg Bandshell, Bethesda Fountain, and East and West 72nd Street entrances
  • Closures and Affected Areas: Strawberry Fields, Naumburg Bandshell, Bethesda Fountain, and East and West 72nd Street entrances are closed for fireworks. Park visitors are subject to security screening; allow extra time to enter the Park.
  • More Information: www.centralparknyc.org/visit/

Sunday, December 31, 2017

3:30 pm

Visitor Centers

Monday, January 1, 2018

All day

Visitor Centers