UPCOMING EVENTS

Hanukkah Menorah Lighting
Tuesday,  December 4th
5:30-6:30pm

Join our friends at JCP to celebrate their Downtown Lights event!

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TriBeCa Chanukah Village
Sunday,  December 2nd
3-5pm

Join our friends at Chabad of TriBeCa to celebrate their Chanukah Village Event!

RSVP at chabadoftribeca.com/

chanukahvillage

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Christmas Celebration
Saturday,  December 8th
2-3pm

Come visit with Santa… Enjoy some cookies, cider, and pedicab rides with the big Guy!

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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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2018 Events

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
Twice a year, the Parks Department encourages communities to come together for hands-on help in 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 2018: Saturday, May 19, from 11am – 12pm
Autumn 2018: Saturday, October 13, from 11am – 12pm (new date!)

 Turtle Time Tuesday!  ** new this year!
Tuesday, May 29th… 4-5:30pm
Our first annual!  Lenny, a friend of ours, will be showcasing his animal friends.  From turtles to other critters, children will be able to interact with and touch program animals in a safe environment while Lenny tells us all about them!

Ladybug Day
Saturday, June 16th, 11am-noon

Free Children’s Tennis Clinics – Fall 2018
Free tennis instruction for children on the park’s Chambers Street court.
September 10, 17, 24 and Oct 1
3:30-4:30pm for children aged 5 and 6 years
4:30-5:30pm for children aged 7 and 8 years

2018 Concerts
Thursdays at 5:30pm on the park lawn

June 21Astrograss

2018 Movie Nights
Bring a blanket and enjoy movies under the stars! The shows will begin at 7:30pm.
Saturday, September 8
Saturday, September 15

3rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest
Sponsored by The Friends of Washington Market Park, this is a free community event with prizes awarded in several categories: scariest, funniest and most creative being just a few. Bring your own jack-o-lantern to enter, or just stop by with your family to enjoy the festive display!
Saturday, October 27, 4:45-6pm

Halloween Parade and Party
This long-standing Tribeca tradition brings the entire neighborhood together for a parade down Greenwich Street, culminating at our huge park party with games and music.
Sunday, October 28, 1 – 3pm

Christmas Party
Crafts, treats and a visit from Santa warm up the park in winter!
Saturday, December 8,
 2 – 3pm

2018 Meetings – The Friends of Washington Market Park

Board meetings are held at the Downtown Community Center at 7:30pm and are open to the public. We do not meet in July, August or December. The 2018 dates are as follows:

January22
February 12
March 5
April 16
May 14
June 11
September 17
October 15
November 19



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