President’s Circle

President’s Circle members help ensure the Park’s current health, as well as guarantee its future well-being for generations to come.

President’s Circle members are key partners in helping sustain Central Park on a daily basis, providing significant funding through unrestricted gifts of $10,000 or more. With your generous gift to the Central Park Conservancy, you are investing in the future of Central Park and the City.

President's Circle Member Benefits

  • Private driving or walking tour of Central Park, hosted by Conservancy staff or docents

  • Invitation to Shakespeare in the Park with pre-performance cocktail reception

  • Preferred seating and invitation to a pre-performance cocktail reception at the New York Philharmonic’s Concert in the Park on the Great Lawn

  • Behind-the-scenes tours, lectures, and receptions with Park professionals

  • Annual Conservatory Garden Cocktail Party and Walking Tour

  • Annual New York City Marathon Breakfast

  • Annual Skating Party at Wollman Rink


Spring Events

Annual Skating Party
January 30, 2023

Celebrate Spring Tours
April 2023

Behind the Scenes: Central Park in Construction

Spring 2023

Taste of Summer
June 7, 2023
Ticketed benefit event

New York Philharmonic with Pre-Performance Reception

June 14, 2023

Conservatory Garden Party

June 27, 2023

Shakespeare in the Park with Pre-Performance Receptions

Summer 2023

Virtual Events

We hope you will join us for some of our virtual events this spring! Invitations will be sent via email.

State of the Park Presentation with Betsy Smith, Conservancy CEO & President

January 10, 2023

Introduction to the Central Park Climate Lab

March 2, 2023

Virtual Member Programs led by Conservancy Guides


To learn more about the President's Circle, please contact Mary Van de Graaf at 212.310.6608 or [email protected].