Medieval Festival

Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers and guests dress in medieval costume. Visitors are greeted by authentic period music, dance, magic, and minstrels, as well as jugglers and jesters. The festival includes thrilling jousts between four knights on horseback. Experience the culture of […]


Halloween Movie Under the Moon!

Join NYC Parks & the Fort Tryon Park Trust for a fun and exciting movie for the season- The Addams Family (1991) PG-13.   Wear your best costume for a chance to win a spook-tacular prize!  The film focuses on a bizarre, macabre, aristocratic family who reconnect with what they believe to be a long-lost relative, […]

Event Series Broadway Berm Beautification Day

Broadway Berm Beautification Day

Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks for some spring cleaning in Fort Tryon Park! Meet at the Broadway Greeting Garden at the Arden Street/Broadway entrance. Wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and get ready to improve the park's ecology by removing debris and helping site preparations.  Tools and gloves will be provided but […]


Insect Art with artist Jessica Maffia

Bugs aren't pests!  Our planet needs them to thrive!  Join artist Jessica Maffia to learn about the power of insects; and how they help the earth and the cycle of life; nourishing birds who help pollinate plants, which feed other animals and humans! Wear clothes you can create and get dirty in.  Art Materials will […]

Bagels and Bulbs for the Kids!

Bring the kids and join the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks for Bagels and Bulbs! Help our Friends Committee plant bulbs in Fort Tryon's Javits Playground!  We'll be working in the Fort Washington Avenue perimeter beds; tilling the soil and planting a variety of bulbs to beautify our community's playground. Come spring, you […]

Halloween Parade led by Harlem Hellfighters 2 Band!

The community Halloween Parade is back ! We are happy to be providing support and the Harlem Hellfighters 2 Brass Band to lead us!  Wear your best costume, meet us at the PS 187 Schoolyard and then at 6:30 p.m. we'll process from the school yard along Cabrini Boulevard to Fort Tryon Park's Stan Michels […]

Autumn Highlights Heather Garden Tour with Ronda M. Brands

  Join public garden designer Ronda M. Brands for a behind-the-scenes look at the particular design emphasis on the Heather Garden’s autumn assets, and the plant selections made to ensure a remarkable blend of fall colors throughout the three-acre site with its 600+ varieties of plants, trees, and shrubs. Brands and colleague Lynden Miller have […]

Awesome Arachnids!

Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust and experts from the Alley Pond Environmental Center for this FREE nature program! What is an arthropod? What is the difference between an insect and an arachnid? What are spinnerets and who uses them? This exciting lesson teaches students to distinguish between insects and arachnids based on their physical […]

Highbridge Park Forest Walk with Naturalist Ken Chaya

Explore the northern reaches of the 103-acre forest of Highbridge Park.  Check out the autumnal colors, and observe the diversity of trees and the geological formations and habitat for Northern Manhattan's fauna with Naturalist Ken Chaya Bring binoculars if you have them, we might even see a few migrant birds!  Meet at Laurel Hill Terrace […]