UPCOMING EVENTS

It’s My Park Day!

Check out pictures from this October’s event here!

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Halloween Parade and Party!

Check out the fun videos and pictures from this year’s super wet Halloween PARTY!

See what we’re brewing for this year’s festivities!

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Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest!

Winner List + Pictures are in!

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LAWN CLOSURE

The Parks Department re-sodded the lawn in early May, and it will reopen in June. Thank you for your understanding!

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2019 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.

Earth Day Event!  ** new this year!
Tuesday, April 16th… 4-5:30pm

We will be hosting an event for children (and adults!) to create herb gardns using recycled materials.  Join us for some art a

nd some Earth-day-themed games!

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 2019: Saturday, May 18th, from 11am – 12pm
Autumn 2019: Saturday, October 19th, from 11am – 12pm

Turtle Time Monday! 
Tuesday, May 20th… 4-5:30pm

Our second 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 15th, 11am-noon

Free Children’s Tennis Clinics – Spring/Fall 2019

Spring 2019:  Mondays,  April 29th/May 6th/May 13th and May 20th

3:30pm for ages 5-6 and 4:30pm for ages 7-8

Free tennis instruction for children on the park’s Chambers Street court…

2019 Concerts
Thursdays at 5:30pm on the park lawn

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2019 Movie Nights
Bring a blanket and enjoy movies under the stars! The shows will begin at 7:30pm.
Saturday, September 7th
Saturday, September 14th

5th 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 26th, 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 27th, 1 – 3pm

Christmas Party
Crafts, treats and a visit from Santa warm up the park in winter!
Saturday, December 6th or 7th,
 2 – 3pm

2019 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 2019 dates are as follows:

March 11
April 15
May 13
June 3
September 16
October 7
November 4



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