Things to Do

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Sign up for Our Summer Guide

It’s summer in Central Park, and we’re celebrating the season with an OFFICIAL Central Park Conservancy Summer Guide.

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Great Jazz on the Great Hill

Jazzmobile and the Central Park Conservancy present Great Jazz on the Great Hill! Enjoy an amazing lineup of world-renowned jazz performers while lounging or swing dancing in the Park. All ages are welcome.

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Hundreds of movie fans sit before a crowd-sized movie screen in the Sheep Medow at dusk.

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival

Join us August 16–19 for the 19th Annual Central Park Conservancy Film Festival, presented by National Geographic.

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The Harlem Meer Performance Festival Is Back!

Enjoy a variety of performances featuring multicultural music, dance, and family-friendly entertainment while admiring the Meer-side views. All ages are welcome.

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Take a Tour of Seneca Village

Before Central Park was built, the area from West 82nd to West 89th Street was home to Seneca Village, the largest community of African-American property owners in New York.

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Have you recently welcomed a dog into your life? There are a few rules in place to help everyone enjoy their time and stay safe in Central Park.

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Explore Central Park with the Conservancy as Your Guide

The opportunities to engage with Central Park are as diverse as the City it calls home. The Conservancy's year-round lineup includes daily programs, seasonal and holiday events, educational opportunities, and ways to give back to your 843-acre backyard.