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The Fort Tryon Park Trust supports over 300 free public programs each year!

The park hosts monthly, yearly, and special programs, as well as fundraising events. Please join us for beautification days, fitness programs, monthly garden tours, and many other cultural and educational programs for all ages. We offer free nature and wildlife programs, art exhibitions, birding tours, Scandia Symphony concerts, the Higher Ground dance and performance festival, outdoor film screenings, an annual Battle of Fort Washington reenactment, and the annual Medieval Festival.

Click on an event title to read a full description. Click here to read about our recurring events. Please consider making a donation to support these free public events to educate, activate, and enliven this 67-acre City, State and National Landmark Scenic Park.

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10:00 am

Beautify Fort Tryon Park with New York Cares

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Beautify this historic and scenic park by weeding, planting, removing invasive species, and more. Volunteers should wear closed-toed shoes and long pants. Please register with New York Cares.

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Fort Tryon Kids: Pop-Up Playtime!

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

September 10—October 12: Tuesdays & Thursdays 2 pm—4 pm, Saturdays 10 am—4 pm Bring your child for a few weeks of outdoor playtime with the Imagination Playground moving play pieces, bean bag toss, arts and crafts, volleyball, and ping pong. Each session will begin with a trained Playground Associate leading a physical activity or a game. The […]

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Muscota Marsh Fall Migration Walk with Naturalist Ken Chaya

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join expert naturalist Ken Chaya and walk through Inwood Hill Park and Muscota Marsh. Explore the ancient forest and salt marsh, discover glacial markings & potholes, and learn about the local and migrating songbirds! Space is limited. RSVP is required.  Register with Eventbrite! This program is supported by the Greenacre Foundation and the Fort Tryon […]

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2:00 pm

Fort Tryon Kids: Carving Palisades in Plaster

October 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Young artists will cast, carve and hand color a bas-relief sculpture in plaster. Bas-relief is a low relief carving technique that adapts well to depictions of landscape. Using images of the iconic Palisades as source material, young artists will learn to identify and separate planes of space and use simple carving techniques to create low […]

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5:00 pm

Movies Under the Stars: HOCUS POCUS

October 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MOVIES UNDER THE STARS: HOCUS POCUS Join NYC Parks and the Fort Tryon Park Trust for the last screening of the season and a pre-Halloween celebration! Wear your best costume for a chance to win a spook-tacular prize! There will be popcorn, face painting, and more! 5:00 p.m. Activities 6:30 p.m. Movie Screening Bring a […]

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