L.E.A.F Festival of Flowers
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Find fantastic floral installations and design at this annual festival of flowers throughout Meatpacking. Includes a European-style flower market around Gansevoort Plaza, large scale installations and displays by leading local floral designers as well as retail and hospitality activations and experiences across the neighborhood. Look for guerrilla ‘Flower-Bombs’ throughout the district.
On Saturday, stop by Pride On The Whitney Lawn (Gansevoort Street in front of the Whitney’s main entrance transformed into a pedestrian-only, grassy thoroughfare with tons of art activities).
See our Meatpacking guide for more art, fun & food in the neighborhood, including free events and lots of food options at Chelsea Market.
Visit Little Island for weekly artmaking, dance, storytime music and more activities for all ages with teaching artists and guest organizations like The GIANT Room, Oye Group, Free Black Women’s Library, New Victory Theater, Alvin Ailey, Greenwich House Music School and Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art
Stop by the Art Cart for DIY…More info
Sing and dance on a scenic pier overlooking the Hudson River (Mondays at HRPK’s Pier 25, Thursdays at Pier 63). This free family-friendly series brings together interactive activities and live entertainment, from hands-on learning to catchy sing-alongs from favorite kindie musicians.More info
Enjoy an enchanting day of potions and planting in a lovely rooftop garden. Admission includes a traditional English high tea platter, refreshing pink lemonade, and hands-on lessons in gardening and making magic. Bring along a favorite doll, teddy or stuffed friend. A special experience for the whole family. Reserve in advance as most dates sell…More info
Explore a new immersive experience with nature and art on a floating green space on the Hudson River.
* Enjoy diverse horticulture, welcoming seating lawns, winding paths leading to spectacular views, and a variety of spaces for performing arts, relaxation and play.
* Make music on a variety of percussion installations and play with a…More info
The newly designed play area features a giant, multi-colored, one-of-a-kind, Robinia wood pipefish plus water features incorporating limestone cattle head sculptures reclaimed from historic meatpacking district business New York Butchers’ Dressed Meat Company.More info