UPCOMING EVENTS

4th Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest*
*POSTPONED due to weather until Sunday, October 28th, 4-5pm**
Bring your pumpkin between 4-4:30pm.
Judging will begin at 4:30pm, and winners will be announced at 5pm!

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Halloween Parade and Party
Sunday,  October 28th 1-3pm

Washington Market Park’s SPOOKIEST event!

Check out some great pictures from this year!

in partnership with JCP Downtown

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It’s My Park Day
Saturday,  October 13
11am – noon

Check out some pictures from this season’s event here!

Work and learn about some Fall bulbs with neighborhood families and our Gardener Richie!

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Children’s Tennis 

Got US Open fever?  Us too!  Come join us for tennis in the park

Bring your own racket

Sept 10, 17, 24 + Oct 1… 3:30-5:30pm

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News

Please Touch: Exotic Critters Bring Scaly Excitement to a Tribeca Park

Tribeca Trib – June 1, 2018

After the Big Snow, It Was All Downhill in Tribeca’s Washington Market Park

Tribeca Trib – January 25, 2016

Faces in the Crowd: Washington Market Park’s Halloween Extravaganza

Tribeca Trib – October 26, 2015

Carved Pumpkin Contest

Tribeca Citizen – October 25, 2015

From Dump to Jewel: How Washington Market Park Took Root in Tribeca

Tribeca Trib – July 22, 2015
written by Kathryn Freed

Gardener Richie Spring 2015

The Man Who Helps Make Washington Market Park Awash in Color!


Tribeca Trib – May 19, 2015

written by Monica Forrestall

 

Lawn Closures

reposted June 2018

We understand the community enjoys using this lawn as an active playspace, and so do we!

From late April until early June, the lawn will be closed for its annual sodding. This summer, Parks Gardener Richie will have the park lawn open the majority of the time. However, he will need to limit access to the lawn when conditions are soggy and the grass is most susceptible to damage, in hopes the lawn will remain green throughout the summer and fall.

When raining or in soggy conditions, the lawn will be closed. When the lawn dries a bit, it will be reopened.

Thank you for your understanding.

The Friends of Washingotn Market Park

 

Compost collection has come to Tribeca

GrowNYC is running a pilot program to expand current food scrap collections from NYC households at select Greenmarkets.  This means you and your Tribeca neighbors can bring your food scraps to the Tribeca Greenmarket every Saturday between 8am and 1pm.

What types of food scraps are usable in compost? Accepted materials include fruit and vegetable scraps, non-greasy food scraps (rice, pasta, bread, cereal etc.), coffee grounds and filters, tea bags, egg and nut shells, pits, cut or dried flowers, houseplants and potting soil.

Food scraps dropped at the Tribeca Greenmarket will be composted into a soil additive that will nourish street trees, gardens and more — instead of wasting away in landfills. Please consider participating and spreading the word! Visit www.grownyc.org/compost to learn more.