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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Get Involved

The Friends of Washington Market Park is led by a 20-member Board of Directors who meet monthly to plan programs and events in the park, raise funds to support new park initiatives and oversee park improvements.

Join us
If you are interested in joining the Friends, or simply volunteering at one of our events, please send an email to info@washingtonmarketpark.org. We need creative and energetic Tribeca residents to join our efforts to make Washington Market Park one of the city’s most loved green spaces.

Tennis… courts@washingtonmarketpark.org
Gazebo Reservations… gazebo@washingtonmarketpark.org
Community Garden… garden@washingtonmarketpark.org
General Questions… info@washingtonmarketpark.org

If you would like to contribute toward activities, beautification projects or events, please click the button below. For information on sponsoring specific events, please email info@washingtonmarketpark.org. Make your mark on the park!

Events produced by the Friends of Washington Market Park include:

  • The Annual Halloween Party and Costume Parade
  • The Summer Family Concert Series
  • Lady Bug Day
  • Christmas celebration
  • Fall and Spring It’s My Park Days
  • Free Tennis clinics for children

Contribute!
The Friends of Washington Market Park is a non-profit neighborhood organization that produces fun, free public events in the park and supports park restoration and improvements. We are supported by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation as well as private donations.

Opportunities exist for private citizens and corporations to enhance an event, beautify the park, or support community programs. Contributions are fully tax-deductible and may be made as tributes, dedications or anonymously.

Park Beautification
Grass for the park lawn: $20,000 annually
Sponsor a flower bed: $75-$3,000
Sponsor a tree: $100-$5,000

Community Programs
Ladybugs and crafts for Ladybug Day: $1000
Free Tennis Clinics for Children: $200 per session

Community Events
Summer Concert Series
Entertainment: $1000-$3000, per event
Sound engineer: $750, per event
Halloween Entertainment: $2000-$3000
Candy and crafts: $1000
Arcade Games: $500-1000
Hay Maze: $2,000
Holiday Chorus: $400