If you’ve never visited Central Park in the fall, then you are long overdue to discover this lovely park in all its glory. Situated in downtown Manhattan, you’ll find a number of exciting attractions and activities here all year long. Exploring the world-famous Central Park Zoo is just one of the many things to do. Take a look at five more of our favorite Central Park events in October.
If you brought a child with you on your trip to NYC, don’t miss out on this experience! Together you will enter a world of whimsical characters who use games, puzzles, and even crafts in a unique, interactive fairy tale story. Franklin needs help in finding seven teeth for his famous cousin, the Tooth Fairy. You and your kids will travel over streams, through castles, and under bridges – complete with trolls! Check the schedule for select Sundays throughout October.
What better place to take vinyasa yoga classes than glorious Central Park in fall? Running on Saturdays and Sundays until October 29th, this event is perfect for individuals or couples who are looking for an invigorating practice or simply an incredible first experience. The relaxing, meditative class emphasizes correct breathing and proper pose alignment, yet is still a vinyasa flow that involves movement and even some healthy sweat.
This free educational exhibit shows you how the many impressive rock formations and passes in Central Park’s Fort Landscape actually helped to shape the city’s – and even the country’s – history. Learn fascinating findings from historical and archaeological surveys conducted as part of the park’s fresh landscape renovation to upgrade the Park’s infrastructure and recreate the scenic overlooks that the original designers envisioned.
Discover the joys of catch-and-release fishing at Harlem Meer through November 30th. You can borrow a fishing pole, receive free instruction, and even get complimentary corn kernel bait. The Harlem Meer is a flourishing ecosystem that supports a wide variety of waterfowl, plants, microorganisms, turtles, and fish including largemouth bass, bluegills, sunfish, carp, and chain pickerel. Enjoy!
Sightsee while you work up a sweat as you are led into the peaceful surroundings of Central Park on this 4-mile tour. The run covers the lower half of Central Park featuring magical landscape architecture – all created through impressive design. Runs start at the USS Maine Monument in Columbus Circle every day except Tuesday until December 31st.
If you’d like to enjoy any of these exciting October activities, book your reservations at The Time New York hotel, offering a convenient location in the Theater District – just five minutes from Central Park.