Brooklyn Bridge Park

Explore the sweeping vistas, rich ecology, expansive piers, and vibrant programming of this special waterfront park.

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IN THE PARK

Photoville

Explore an immersive photography village populated by 55+ shipping containers repurposed into galleries underneath the Brooklyn Bridge. Programming includes numerous hands-on workshops, panel discussions, artist lectures and family activities on weekends. See what else there is to do in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Claudia Wieser: Rehearsal

Explore five large-scale geometric sculptures, each different in size, shape, and pattern. Painted, photographic, and mirrored details combine to create vibrant compositions that highlight the dynamism of the city and its people.

Ranging between seven and 13 feet in height, the sculptures are clad in more than 1,500 clay tiles that were hand-painted by the…

Brooklyn Bridge Park Playgrounds

This expansive park has great attractions and a gorgeous only-in-NYC view. Explore refurbished piers, most of which host playgrounds (our favorites are at Pier 6 including giant Slide Mountain, Sandbox Village, Swing Valley and the splashy Water Lab). Play in the sand and admire tide pools at Pier 4 Beach (no swimming/wading).

Find a variety of yummy concessions throughout the park and restrooms at Piers 2,5 & 6. 

Pier 2 Roller Rink

Skate on a world-class roller and inline skating rink with a waterfront view and a top 40 soundtrack. Skate rental available ($7). Wrist Guards Required for all skaters; rentals are provided free of charge.

Advanced ticket sales are no longer required/offered. All tickets can be purchased upon entry at the admissions windows. Sessions are 3 hours each.

Ed Center Reopening & Mark Morris Dance Group at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for a special family-friendly event celebrating the reopening and the 6th Anniversary and re-opening of the Environmental Education Center (99 Plymouth Street). Enjoy special birthday festivities and outdoor activities, in addition to visitors being allowed back indoors to explore the unique educational exhibits and animals.

Features themed crafts, a community…

Sounds at Sunset

Enjoy free chamber music concerts with favorite classical and modern pieces by members of the American Symphony Orchestra at the verdant Pier 3 Greenway Terrace in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

RSVP online. Walk ups accommodated as space allows.

EAT

Time Out Market New York

Sample some of the best NYC food: fluffy pancakes from the venerable Clinton Street Baking Co., thin-crust pizza from Patsy Grimaldi’s Juliana’s, Middle Eastern bites from Miss Ada, fried chicken from Jacob’s Pickles, Japanese comfort food from Bessou, cookie dough scoops from DŌ and more amazing eateries—all cherry-picked by Time Out New York. 21,000 delicious…

DeKalb Market Hall

This bustling basement food hall houses 40 diverse food vendors, including old-school & new-school NYC names. Feast on artisanal arepas, noodles, baos, donuts, french pastries, susgi, tacos, sushi, churros, crepes, frites, humus, ice cream and more.

Hours vary by vendor.