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


Upcoming Events

Central Park in Construction: Tour of the Re-envisioned Harlem Meer Center Site
October 4, 2023

Autumn Amble Tours

October 17 and 19, 2023

Autumn Amble Tour and Reception
October 18, 2023

Marathon Breakfast
November 5, 2023

2023 Annual Gala: A Night in the Emerald City
November 15, 2023
Ticketed benefit event

What It Takes to Run the Conservancy: Open House at the New Conservancy Office, 717 Fifth Avenue
Winter 2024

Annual Skating Party
February 5, 2024

Virtual Events

We hope you will join us for these virtual events! Invitations will be sent via email.

State of the Park Presentation with Betsy Smith, Conservancy President & CEO
January 2024 (via Zoom)

Member Sneak Peek: Virtual Tours Led by Conservancy Guides
Monthly (via Zoom)

Led by expert Central Park Conservancy guides, these exclusive virtual walks will explore Central Park’s iconic landmarks, lush landscapes, and intriguing history.

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