Christmas Celebration!


Due to the weather forecast, our annual Christmas party will happen now on Sunday, Dec 4, from 11am-12pm!


Halloween Was a Hoot!


Pumpkin Carving Contest
Saturday, 10/29
See the winners HERE on our Instagram!

Parade and Party
Sunday, 10/30


Movies in the Park

Thank you for joining us under the stars this September!


Our park coloring book

Now you can bring your favorite park home!
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Reserve the Gazebo!


Our Gazebo may be reserved for small gatherings.

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Park Events

The Friends of Washington Market Park produces several events each year with the support of the Department of Parks & Recreation and with contributions from neighborhood residents.

This year we are pausing certain events for safety reasons. When it’s safe to resume them all, we will do so!

“It’s My Park” Days

Twice a year, the Parks Department encourages communities to come together for hands-on help in the city’s parks. Adults and children alike are invited to plant bulbs and flowers and help prepare Washington Market Park for the season ahead!

Spring 2022
Saturday, May 14
11am – 11:45pm

Fall 2022
to be announced

Turtle Time

Meet some adorable animal friends and learn about their habits with Lenny from the Teaching Turtle.

Ladybug Day

Help us release thousands of ladybugs into the park and help keep our trees and shrubs aphid-free!

Concerts in 2022

Enjoy live music from the park lawn!

June 16 | 5pm
Jonny Hirsch

June 23 | 5pm
Rolie Polie Guacamole

June 27 | 4pm *postponed due to weather

September 22 | 4pm

Movie Nights in 2022

Bring a blanket and enjoy movies under the stars!

Saturdays at 7:15pm

September 10 | West Side Story

September 17 | Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

8th Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest

This fun, free and festive pumpkin carving/decorating contest has grown into a community favorite! Prizes are awarded to one overall winner as well as to the winners of the five categories: scariest, funniest, cutest, most realistic and most creative. Bring your own jack-o-lantern to enter, or walk by with your family to enjoy the festive pumpkin patch display.

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Drop off your decorated pumpkin between 5-6pm.
Winners will be announced by 7pm.

Halloween Parade and Party

This long-standing Tribeca tradition brings the entire neighborhood together for a parade down Greenwich Street, culminating at our park!

Sunday, October 30, 2022
Parade to the park in costumes with a marching band!
From N Moore and Greenwich Streets at 1pm

Christmas Party

Sunday, December 4, 2022
11am – 12pm

A visit from Santa and his helpers warms-up the park in December!

Meetings |The Friends of Washington Market Park

Board meetings are usually held at the Downtown Community Center at 7:30pm and are open to the public. Join us! Please email info@washingtonmarketpark.org for more information.

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