Annual Events

Great Jazz on the Great Hill

This annual event features free Jazz performances, swing dancing, and fun for the whole family! Bring a picnic and some dancing shoes. Read more


This festival of music, comedy, politics, business, ideas and food features an eclectic mashup of performances and talks by some of today's boldest thinkers. See details and the schedule for this annual event on the Great Lawn in Central Park. Read more


SummerStage Festival is a free, outdoor festival of the arts held each year at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park. Read more


Every August, the Central Park Conservancy hosts free evening film screenings in Central Park. Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy watching a movie under the stars. Read more


GMA Summer Concert Series

Details and schedule for Good Morning America's free annual Summer Concert Series in Central Park at Rumsey Playfield. Read more


For those that appreciate an evening of classical music under the stars, the New York Philharmonic presents its annual "Concerts in the Parks" series. Read more


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