The Friends of Washington Market Park produces several events each year with the support of the Department of Parks & Recreation and contributions from neighborhood residents. To receive email notices of our events, please join our mailing list.
It’s My Park Day
A city-wide event where children can plant bulbs and flowers and help to prepare our park for the season ahead!
Spring 2017: Saturday, May 21st, from 11am – 12pm
Autumn 2017: a Saturday in October… date to be announced
Saturday, June 10th, 10am-noon
Free Children’s Tennis Clinics – Spring 2017
Free tennis instruction for children on the park’s Chambers Street court.
April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22
4-5pm for children aged 5 and 6 years
5-6pm for children aged 7 and 8 years
Thursdays at 5:30pm
June 8, 15 and 22
2017 Movie Nights
Bring a blanket and enjoy movies under the stars! The shows will begin at 7:30pm.
Saturday, September 9
Saturday, September 16
3rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest
Sponsored by The Friends of Washington Market Park, this is a free community event with ribbons awarded in three categories: scariest, funniest and most creative. Bring your own pumpkin to enter, or just stop by with your family to enjoy the festive display!
Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 5 – 6:30pm
Halloween Parade and Party
A long-standing Tribeca tradition that brings all the neighborhood’s children together to parade down Greenwich Street and party with games and music in the park.
Sunday, October 29, 2017, from 1 – 3pm
Crafts, treats and a visit from Santa warm up the park in winter!
Saturday, December 9, 2017, from 2 – 3pm
2016 Meetings – The Friends of Washington Market Park
Meetings are held at the Downtown Community Center at 7:30pm. We do not meet in July, August or December.
The 2017 dates are as follows: