Annual Family Party

The Playground Partners of the Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy is thrilled to host the Annual Family Party, our most beloved annual event.

This family-friendly fundraiser features activities geared toward children six months to 10 years of age, including sports, magic, music, arts and crafts, and more.

This event is sold out.

For any event questions, please email [email protected] or call 212-310-6675.

The 2023 Annual Family Party is generously supported by

Principal Sponsor

Main Stage Sponsor

Premier Sponsor

2023 Activities

Arts and crafts with the Craft Studio*

Baseball and football with Kids In Sports

Basketball with Fastbreak Sports

Central Park Conservancy vehicles to explore

Chess games with Chess at Three

Dance party with DJ Annie Red

Family entertainers Sammie & Tudie*

Fishing activity*

*Toddler-friendly activity

KIDZ BOP and PAW Patrol performance presented by Spotify


Nordstrom and On activity station

Nordstrom cotton candy

Soccer relays with Super Soccer Stars

Stilt entertainers by Manhattan Performing Arts Company

Weaving with Loop of the Loom

Wendy the Pipe Cleaner Lady*

A special thanks to our Activity Sponsors, Christie’s Art Finance, iCAMP, Nuna Baby Essentials, and Parents League of New York.

Annual Family Party Co-Chairs
Paige Betz
Sugie Hong Bruttomesso
Sayuri Ganepola-Kaczynski
Dustee Jenkins
Sarah Johnson
Kate Bouquard Moretti

Grandparent Chairs
Liz and Jeff Peek

Playground Partners Co-Chairs and Vice Chair
Mimi Ritzen Crawford
Austen Phillips Cruz
Tiffany Gardner

Women’s Committee President

Jenny Price

Playground Partners Committee
Stefanie Alfond
Michelle Auerbach
Stuart Baldwin
Talene Baroyan
Anna Bender-Zeckendorf, MD
Paige Betz
Katherine Birch
Anne Black
Sarah Blais
Caroline Bouckaert
Sugie Hong Bruttomesso
Sana Clegg
Krista Corl
Kat Dines
Kristen Durkin
Ainsley Earhardt
Brooke Fadale
Darice Fadeyi, MD
Kelly Fradin, MD
Catherine Fraise
Jocelyn Gailliot
Sayuri Ganepola-Kaczynski
Kara Gerson
Gillian Hearst
Lillie Howard
Dustee Jenkins
Sarah Johnson
Anne Kealey
Ji Park Kwak
Kate Lauprete
Susan Lazarus
Heather McAuliffe
Nancy V.T. McCormick
Melanie McLennan
Caroline Meade
Whitney Mogavero
Kate Bouquard Moretti
Erin Nance, MD
Margo M. Nederlander
Lizzy Quick
Starrett Ringbom
Shannon Robinson
Susannah Rose
Mo Sakurai
Elizabeth Pyne Singer
Charlotte Snyder
Megan Stackhouse
Stephanie X. Stamas
Katie Peek Tochilin
Erin Weibel
Liza Weiner
Gigi Stone Woods

The Annual Family Party is held rain or shine. No strollers will be allowed in the playground. Stroller parking will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Proceeds from the event help keep the Park's 21 playgrounds clean, safe, and well-maintained.

If you would like to help fund elements of this event, please click here to view Underwriting Opportunities.

If you cannot attend but wish to make a fully tax-deductible contribution, please click here.

For more information, please email [email protected] or call 212.310.6613.