It may have rained on our parade, but that didn’t stop our fun!
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2017 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 2017: Saturday, May 20, from 11am – 12pm
Autumn 2017: Saturday, October 21, from 11am – 12pm

Ladybug Day
Saturday, June 10th, 11am-noon

Free Children’s Tennis Clinics – Fall 2017
Free tennis instruction for children on the park’s Chambers Street court.
September 11, 18, 25 and Oct 2
3:30-4:30pm for children aged 5 and 6 years
4:30-5:30pm for children aged 7 and 8 years

2017 Concerts
Thursdays at 5:30pm on the park lawn
June 8Jonny Hirsch Band
June 15Rolie Polie Guacamole
June 22 – Astrograss

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 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 28, 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 29, 1 – 3pm

Christmas Party
Crafts, treats and a visit from Santa warm up the park in winter!
Saturday, December 9,
 2 – 3pm


2017 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 2017 dates are as follows:

January 9
February 13
March 13
April 3
May 8
June 5
September 11
October 16
November 13

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