Free events in Riverside Park 9/8-16

County Fair
Saturday, September 10, 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Riverside South Park-wide – Rain or Shine

Enjoy a little country right here in Manhattan and celebrate the change of seasons with carnival rides and games, music, square dancing, sideshow performers, animal friends, greenmarket and more! Visit the “Green Acre” environmental corner, with hands-on activities for kids about environmental awareness, green living, and animal care. Featured bands are: The Woody Pines, Oran Etkin’s Timbaloo, Electric Junkyard Gamelan, and Cynthia Sayer.

Yoga: Evening Salute to the Sun
Wednesdays, through September 21, 6:30 p.m.
The Plaza at 66th Street.

End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.
Human Chess
Thursdays, September 1-29, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
West 89th Street Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument
Be your favorite game piece as you navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes a team sport. All levels welcome!

Walk NYC Wednesdays & Fridays, through December 27, 9:00 a.m.
Riverside Park at 83rd Street
Come join Walk NYC in Manhattan at Riverside Park. These free fitness walks are led by experienced instructors in all 5 boroughs. For more information and start dates, please email For other Walk NYC locations, visit or call 311.


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