88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeNov 27, 9am - 12pmCentral Park West Manhattan

For 88 years, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has been the official kick-off to the holiday season! Every year, this Emmy Award winning tradition is seen by more than 3.5 million people in New York and 50 million people at home, all tuned in to see giant balloons, one-of-a-kind floats, amazing performances and much, much more. 

Formation for the parade will begin at 8 AM at the following locations:
• West 77th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
• West 81st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
• Central Park West between West 77th and 86th Streets

For street closures, please check the street closure map.

Fall Flat 5K Trail RaceNov 22, 10am - 3pmin the Greenbelt 2 Eton Place

The course travels along Willowbrook’s White Trail and around the lake; it is mostly flat and well suited for novice runners and walkers as well as more competitive athletes. The race is professionally timed culminating in an awards ceremony.

Fall Flat is brought to you by King of the Mountain Events, the Greenbelt Conservancy, and NYC Parks. Registration is required; check the link for cost.

Image Credit: Dorothy Reilly

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Willowbrook Park
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Holiday Train Show at the NY Botanical GardenNov 21, All Day Event2900 Southern Boulevard
The Holiday Train Show is back with plenty of holiday fun and new surprises for the whole family! This year features more trains than ever before and a new holiday dining experience inspired by the historic streets of New York.

Marvel at model trains zipping around New York landmark replicas made of plant parts such as nuts, bark, and leaves. The Artist's Studio provides an insider's look at how the building replicas are constructed and—new this year—features a showcase of unique and historic model trains.
New York Botanical Garden
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