Loading Events

play:groundNYC’s The Yard

play-groundNYC’s The Yard.

August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Recurring (see all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 26, 2021

Governors Island
Governors Island
New York, NY

+ Google Map

Suggested Ages: All

FREE

Get creative at a 50,000 square-foot adventure playground stocked with loose parts, tools and space for kids to play, imagine and dream big.

See our compete guide to Governor’s Island.

XO World & XO Play

See two new monumental sculptures as part of a world-wide installation calling attention to the need for peace, love, and inclusion for the 40th Anniversary of World Peace Day.

XO WORLD (outside One World Trade Center) features a giant globe and 12 foot “Jack” from the game of Jacks (the “X” with crossed arms…

More info

Sand Celebration at The Bungalow

Admire the tallest sand castle in New York City created by world-renowned, professional sand sculptor Matt Long (though August 14). Pick up paper and crayons at the BFPL concierge to draw the sandcastle.

Through September 26, enjoy light bites, specialty cocktails, and bocce ball from a waterfront retreat outside Brookfield Place. Lounge chairs and vintage…

More info

Governors Island

Oasis-with-a-view Governors Island opens for the season. Lots of room to roam and play on this 172 acre former military post.

* Relax in Hammock Grove’s cozy hammocks (and say hello to sheep, new this year), find breathtaking 360-degree views in The Hills, get moving on the Play Lawns, and camp out in an Adirondack…

More info

The Skyscraper Museum

Celebrate NYC’s rich vertical architectural heritage in a small but very cool stainless-steel space. See mini-Manhattan models, dramatic photographs, scale models of the tallest buildings throughout world and history and rotating exhibits. Explore tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, and places of work and residence.

More info

Migration Celebration

Join an annual fall celebration of all creatures that migrate through and by Battery Park City. Make your way through a variety of interactive “welcome stations” consisting of art making, nature activities, storytelling with Freestyle Repertory Theatre, plus live performances by Villalobos Bros.

More info