Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert

The limit on non-residential outdoor gatherings is 500 people or less, including:

  • Park Events 
  • Street Events 
  • Religious Events or Processions 

The City will not issue permits for events that:

  • Utilize more than one City block or Pedestrian Plaza 
  • Interfere with Open Streets or Open Restaurants 
  • Include the use of a stage or video screen with amplified sound 
  • In parks that unreasonably diminish public use

Read the Executive Order limiting non-essential gatherings.

Citywide Events Calendar

You can get information about recreational and cultural events held in New York City, including:

  • Open Culture events
  • Street and plaza events
  • Outdoor concerts
  • Farmers markets
  • Athletic races
  • Health fairs
  • Parades

Find an event on the Citywide Events Calendar.

Street Events

Permits are required for street activities such as block parties, parades, protests, and street fairs. Street events are issued permits by the Community Affairs Unit, with advice from local Community Boards. 

Find an Event in a Park

You can get information about events sponsored by the Department of Parks and Recreation, including:

  • Athletic events
  • Educational events
  • Cultural events
  • Artistic events
  • Free events and events for children 

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