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!
The Uni Project Reading Room at Washington Square Park
The Uni Project will be in Washington Square Park to offer reading, drawing, and hands-on activities that let New Yorkers embrace the act of learning. Stop by the open-air reading room for a day of fun! Every Thursday afternoon starting September 21 to October 12 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM more….. [ more ]
Wildlife Conservation Film Festival presents Saving Jamaica Bay
Saving Jamaica Bay tells the story of how one community fought the government and overcame Hurricane Sandy to clean up and restore the largest open space in New York City. Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon, Saving Jamaica Bay also symbolizes the efforts to more….. [ more ]
Volunteer at Washington Square Park
Pitch in at Washington Square Park! Join us on Saturday mornings this spring and summer and help us rake leaves, mulch, plant and more. We have volunteer days scheduled for June. We provide all the tools you might need. Make is social by volunteering with a friend. Ages 14+, please. more….. [ more ]
Dachshund Festival and Meetup
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 ]