At City Parks Foundation, we are dedicated to invigorating and transforming parks into dynamic, vibrant centers of urban life through sports, arts, community building and education programs for all New Yorkers. Our programs — located in hundreds of parks, recreation centers and public schools across New York City — reach thousands of people each year. Our ethos is simple: thriving parks mean thriving communities.
Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage, New York City’s beloved outdoor performing arts festival, is thrilled to announce the 30th anniversary celebration of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, our city’s annual salute to the eponymous late saxophonist, returning for a three-day celebration of free live jazz performances August 26-28 in Harlem’s historic Marcus Garvey Park and Tompkins Square Park in the East Village.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the 2022 season of Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage, New York City’s beloved outdoor performing arts festival, bringing nearly 90 free and benefit shows to Central Park and 12 neighborhood parks across the five boroughs.
City Parks Foundation is thrilled to announce CityParks PuppetMobile free and family friendly original marionette production – Little Red’s Hood – will resume this summer, beginning in May through October.
SummerStage season artwork by Hyesu Lee.