List of Events
Hike or Run 21 miles in VCP anytime during 2021, post on social media from the park, and wear your Finisher’s Patch with pride. Register by October 1st to participate.
Celebrating the Influence of the African Diaspora on Global Culture. Join us for an evening of music and discussion on the intersection of music, culture, and Black identity.
VCPA and volunteers will be working on maintenance of the XC trail and other nature trails in the northern end of the park.
Get locally grown produce at affordable prices at our weekly Youth Run Farm Stand. Located in the Train Park at Orloff Ave. and Gale Place.
Explore Van Cortlandt Park's ecologically diverse grounds and celebrate a long tradition of birding in the park. RSVP Required.
During the month of October we will focus on removal of non-indigenous plant species within our Tibbetts wetlands worksite, adjacent to Hester & Piero's Mill Pond.
Join us on a fall mushroom walk into Van Cortlandt Park's lovely and extensive woodlands where we'll encounter all types of fascinating fall fungi.
Join artist Shelley Haven to experience nature anew. Create an artwork with her guidance and encouragement during the session.
Beautify the area around Woodlawn Playground by removing non-native invasive plants, planting native species and general clean-up.
Free Bomba dance instruction and live interactive music and dance performance by Juan Usera and the Sambuco Tribe.
In conjunction with Maya Lin’s Ghost Forest in Madison Square Park, join the Natural Areas Conservancy, VCPA, and Madison Square Park Conservancy for a tree planting event.
See why Van Cortlandt Park is where NYC hikes when you join Van Cortlandt Park Alliance for Hike-toberfest!