New Year’s Eve Fireworks Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn 11pm Free Start the celebrations off around 11 p.m. with entertainment and hot refreshments at Grand Army Plaza. We can’t help you keep your resolutions, but we can get you off to a dazzling start! Best locations for viewing the fireworks include: anywhere in Grand Army Plaza, [...]
Saturday, December 8th: Holiday Celebration for Dogs in Prospect Park + Free Treats for Pets & Humans
Bark! The Herald Angels Sing… Meadow beside Picnic House, enter at PPW & 3rd St., Prospect Park, Brooklyn 8-10am Free Brooklyn dog owners: bring your canine companions and come celebrate the holidays at a morning gathering In Prospect Park. Brooklyn dog owners: bring your canine companions and come celebrate the holidays at a morning gathering [...]
Food Truck Rally Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn 11am-5pm Free Head to Grand Army Plaza on the third Sunday of every month to sample treats from New York’s best food trucks. Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Free Yoga in Prospect Par Near Grand Army Plaza entrance, Prospect Park, Brooklyn 11am-1pm Free, register here Calling yogis of all ages! Join us in Prospect Park on Saturday, October 20 for free group sessions. Bring the whole family to this Freelancers Medical wellness event. You’ll get to know Medical Director Dr. Neil Patel, — [...]
Prospect Park Cleanup Lookout Hill, Prospect Park, Brooklyn 10am-2pm Free, registration required Come help Brooklyn shine! We’re joining Prospect Park Alliance for the Brooklyn portion of our 5 Borough Cleanup this Saturday for good ol’fashion park cleanup. Pitch in by picking up beautiful Prospect Park! Voluneers will have the unique ability to learn a thing [...]
Battle of Brooklyn Neighborhood Walk Grand Army Plaza Entrance to Prospect Park, Brooklyn 6-8pm $12, reserve a spot: (718) email@example.com Led by Old Stone House Board Member and Hunter College Archaeology Professor William J. Parry. Meet at Grand Army Plaza entrance to Prospect Park, NW corner. Click here for more cheap New York City events [...]
Wednesday, August 15th: Enter the Lottery for Free Camping in Prospect Park on Saturday, August 25th
The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the spring and summer, and we look forward to welcoming your family. Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter your family in the lottery, visit here on Wednesday, August 12th. Dinners are supplied; however we are unable to meet certain specific [...]
Saturday, August 11th: Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group / Aoife O’Donovan – Last Free Celebrate Brooklyn! Show of the Season
Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group / Aoife O’Donovan Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn 6:30pm doors Free LYLE LOVETT’s wry wit and omnivorous musical palate embrace everything from country and folk to big-band swing and traditional pop, and his live performances feel “like the best kind of soul-stirring church service, full of joy, solemnity, reverence, and [...]
Complexions Contemporary Ballet Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn 8pm Free Inspired by artistic directors Dwight Rhoden, “one of the most sought out choreographers of the day,” (NY Times) and Desmond Richardson, “one of the great modern dancers of his time,” (NY Times) and their pronounced appreciation for the multicultural, COMPLEXIONS’ unique mix of methods, styles, and [...]
The Head and the Heart / Lost in the Trees Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn 7:30pm Free Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the spring and summer, and we look forward to welcoming your family. Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery. To enter your family in the lottery, visit here on Wednesday, July 4. Dinners are supplied; however we are unable to meet certain specific [...]
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / The Brooklyn Steppers / Dayna Kurtz Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn 6:30pm doors Free Troy “TROMBONE SHORTY” Andrews, “New Orleans’ brightest new star in a generation,” (SF Chronicle) and his untouchable band whip up “a near-deafening, funk-charged blast of percussion, brass, reeds and guitar distortion” (Washington Post) that unites the [...]
The Prospect Park Carousel Celebrates 100 Years Prospect Park, Brooklyn 12-5pm Free You’re invited to our Birthday Party Free Carousel rides! Birthday cake Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
AfroCubism / Alsarah & The Nubatones Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn 6:30pm doors Free AFROCUBISM is the all-star collaboration between Malian and Cuban musicians that famously never happened. In 1996, a group of Mali’s finest musicians were due to fly into Havana for a speculative collaboration with some of Cuba’s most brilliant singers and instrumentalists. For [...]
Jimmy Cliff Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn 6:30pm doors Free With a decades-long career, reggae legend Jimmy Cliff is one of the great shapers of modern music. His catalog continues to influence and reflect global culture, tracing its roots to the Jamaica of his youth. For his socially conscious work, Jimmy is the only living musician [...]
Sunday, June 3rd: Learn Self-Defense Techniques at The Center for Anti-Violence Education’s 7th Annual Punch-A-Thon
The Center for Anti-Violence Education’s 7th Annual Punch-A-Thon Prospect Park, Lincoln Rd. Entrance, Brooklyn 10:30am-12:30pm Free The Punch-a-thon is CAE’s version of a walkathon fundraiser. Participants will learn martial arts punching and basic self-defense techniques from trained instructors. Together we will aim to complete 1,000 punches representing confidence and empowerment for all survivors of violence. [...]
Food Truck Rally Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn 11am-5pm Free The food trucks are back! Head to Grand Army Plaza on the third Sunday of every month to sample treats from New York’s best food trucks. Brought to you by the NYC Food Truck Association. Click here for more information & a list of vendors. Click [...]
The Listening Tour Grand Army Plaza Entrance, Prospect Park 6am Free Join us at dawn at the Grand Army Plaza entrance of Prospect Park for a silent walk through the woods with urban nature blogger and bird-listener Matthew Wills. Each spring, tens of millions of birds migrate north along the Atlantic Coast of North America [...]
Another batch of free general admission tickets to The Great GoogaMooga Festival are being released at noon today. Click here for more information about Brooklyn’s awesome new food & music festival & to reserve your tickets. Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
B’Earthday Prospect Park, Brooklyn 1-4pm Free Come celebrate Earth Day and the Audubon Center’s 10th Anniversary! Enjoy nature games, tours, lakeshore clean-up, educational activities, performances and crafts. Special events include: • Recording why you love the Audubon at the Beat Cave • Making a musical instrument from recycled materials with Bash the Trash • Boat [...]
Claim tickets for yourself and up to three friends here beginning at noon on Thursday, March 15th. On May 19th & 20th, 2012, Brooklyn’s historic Prospect Park will transform into an amusement park of food and drink, The Great GoogaMooga. Approximately 75 food vendors, 35 brewers, 30 winemakers and 20 live music performances will be [...]
New Year’s Eve Fireworks 11pm Free Ring in the New Year at Brooklyn’s biggest party! Fireworks, entertainment, and more. Start the celebrations off around 11 p.m. with entertainment and hot refreshments at Grand Army Plaza. We can’t help you keep your resolutions, but we can get you off to a dazzling start! Best locations for [...]
Meditative Sound Walk Meet at 9th St. and Prospect Park West Entrance Of Prospect Park, Brooklyn $15 suggested donation, RSVP required Sound walks are a mindful approach to perceiving the world of sound. We walk with ears open – aware of the three dimensionality of our sonic landscape. The slow walking technique facilitates the relaxed [...]
Ailey II: Revelations Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn 7pm doors, 8pm start Free Alvin Ailey’s signature work, one of the great masterpieces of American dance, is revived by AILEY II in a special 50th anniversary celebration of its premier. REVELATIONS is a tribute to the cultural heritage of the African-American—and to Ailey’s genius—that uses spirituals, song-sermons, [...]