Street Games - Family Event

posted Apr 19, 2018, 10:39 AM by Shana Musler

Saturday, April 28, 2018
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan
114th Street and Pleasant Avenue

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Free Event
Rain or shine

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, NYC Parks and the Walt Disney Company will host the 11th Annual Street Games at Thomas Jefferson Park in Harlem!

Street Games re-introduces classic, low-tech games played in the city in the 60s and 70s to a new generation of kids. The event is open to all ages and abilities.

Classic Street Games

  • Pogo Sticks
  • Hula Hoops
  • Double-Dutch
  • Hippity Hop
  • Yo-Yos
  • Box Car Derby
  • Jumbo Games
  • Obstacle Course
  • Imagination Playground
  • Ultimate Disc
  • Wheelchair Basketball

Entertainment

Street Games is more than just games! Join us for performances by a yo-yo master, hip-hop breakdancers, and the Dance Theatre of Harlem. 

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Event Tips

  • Make your first stop to the NYC Parks booth to pick up a Street Games Passport! Complete 5 out of 10 of the activities on the passport to redeem a prize.
  • The event ends promptly at 3:00 p.m., so come early to experience all the fun!
  • Activity lines are subject to close early.
  • Vendors will be on site selling food and drinks.
  • Participants must sign a waiver to participate in some activities. The waivers will be provided at the event. Participants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian present with photo identification to sign the waiver.

In the event of heavy rain or extreme weather, Street Games may be canceled. The decision to cancel the event will be made by 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018 and will be prominently posted on our website and social media channels.

For more information about this event, please call (212) 360-8218.

Accessibility

For accessibility information, please contact Chris Noel by April 25 at (718) 760-6831 or Christopher.Noel@parks.nyc.gov.

Become a Volunteer

Help us make this festival a fun day for all New Yorkers! If you would like to volunteer, please register here . You must be 18 years old or older to become a Street Games volunteer. For more information about volunteering at Street Games, please email Venus Melo at Venus.Melo@parks.nyc.gov with Street Games Volunteer in the subject line. 

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