In addition to the daily array of performers, Washington Square hosts all kinds of scheduled musical, theater and performance events from New York City and around the world. These are organized by various groups–read descriptions for more details.
All are free and open to the public unless noted. Join us!
From our historic Arch to the resident hawks, the Park has many stories to be told! Stop by our Welcome Wagon each Saturday and talk with Washington Square Docents. These Conservancy volunteers are eager to share their knowledge of the park with you. You’ll learn about the Park’s rich more….. [ more ]
Tour Washington Square Park
For nearly two centuries Washington Square Park has served as a beloved space for locals while attracting visitors from around the world. Join a Washington Square Park docent for this free tour, and learn about this iconic park past and present. Take a journey through history and learn more….. [ more ]
April Showers Spring Benefit -Tickets Available
Tickets available for our annual spring benefit in support of Washington Square Park! This fun evening raises funds in support of horticulture, maintenance, family and community programs, and volunteering at Washington Square Park. Your gift helps ensure the park is more….. [ more ]
Dachshunds on Parade
The Dachshund Friendship Club annual dachshund parade brings together this celebrated breed and their guardians for a meet and greet in Washington Square Park. Meet fellow dachshund owners, enjoy the dogs on parade, and have a dog-gone fun day. Dachshunds and dog-lovers of all ages will more….. [ more ]
Free Spring Blooms Tour of Washington Square Park
They say April showers bring May flowers and we cannot think of a better way to celebrate the Spring! Join Washington Square Park Gardener, Kaslin Daniels, as she takes you on a spring blooms walk around the Park. You’ll learn what’s in bloom, from bulbs to flowering trees, the more….. [ more ]
Washington Square Park Tour: A Community Space Past and Present
While Jane Jacobs’ battle for a car-free Washington Square Park in the late 1950s might be the best-known fight for the design of this iconic public space, it was not the only time in its history that the community and others have had an impact on its design. Tour the park with Sheryl more….. [ more ]
Planting In The Park
Come plant the Park’s annual flower beds! Led by our Head Gardener, you’ll have the opportunity to work in one of the Park’s seven beautiful flower beds. With your help, Washington Square Park will look brighter and more beautiful than ever just-in-time for summer. more….. [ more ]