***Today’s clinic (5/22) is cancelled due to the rain…please join us for the make-up clinic on Monday, June 5!***


Tennis Spring 2017



June 8, 15 and 22 –
Thursdays at 5:30pm 
Bring a blanket and enjoy live music!



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


Sunday, June 10th
from 10am
Help us place thousands of ladybugs so they can patrol the park ecosystem. Aphids, beware!


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
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 20th, from 11am – 12pm
Autumn 2017: a Saturday in October… date to be announced

Ladybug Day
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
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 8 – Jonny Hirsch Band
June 15 – Rolie 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 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

Christmas Party
Crafts, treats and a visit from Santa warm up the park in winter!
Saturday, December 9, 2017, from
2 – 3pm


2017 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:

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

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