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!
Volunteer at Washington Square Park
Pitch in at Washington Square Park! Join us for the last volunteer day of the year on December 2nd. Raking, planting, and weeding are on deck for this opportunity. We provide all the tools you might need. Make it social by volunteering with a friend. Ages 14+, please. more….. [ more ]
Family Volunteering at the Park
Thousands of bulbs have been delivered to the Park and we need your helping hands (big and small) to plant them! Join us for a family volunteer day by the Large Playground. Please wear weather appropriate clothing. Closed toed shoes are required. Tools and gloves will be provided. Great more….. [ more ]
Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
Join the Washington Square Association as they ring in the holidays in Washington Square Park. The sparkling lights on the resplendent tree will be turned on to mark the beginning of festive winter evenings along with caroling. Santa Claus himself has promised to appear, candy canes more….. [ more ]