Pumpkin Flotilla in Central Park

Halloween Pumpkin Flotilla Each year, Central Park hosts a Pumpkin Flotilla as part of their Halloween Celebrations. Participants bring carved pumpkins to the Dana Discovery Center at the northern end of Central Park. The first 50 pumpkins received are set afloat on...

Open House New York

One October weekend each year, hundreds of New York City sites that are normally off-limits to the public open their doors for Open House New York. The 2017 dates for Open House New York are October 14th and 15th. Some of the sites provide free public access and can...

Little Red Lighthouse Festival

Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse at the annual Little Red Lighthouse Festival. The event features Urban Park Ranger educational presentations, visits to the lighthouse interior, readings of The Little Red Lighthouse children’s book, fishing...