Summer Events at Battery Includes Camp-Out

Yoga in the park as the sun sets.

All activities are free (except for the Carousel). Click here for more information about the park's activities.

Camp Out at the Park

Bring your sleeping bags and The Battery provides family tents, a lightning bug show, campfire songs, and s’mores. The night under the stars also offers activities provided by Urban Park Rangers. From: Saturday, 6 pm–Sunday, 6 am. July 20–21 and August 17–18. Registration opens 2 weeks before each event.


Join Tejal Yoga in The Battery’s perennial gardens overlooking the Statue of Liberty and 11,000 acres of New York Harbor. Through Sept. 30. Wed., 6:30–7:30 pm and Sundays from 11:30 am –12:30 pm. For all levels.

Vegetable Gardening (and Eating!) for Kids

July 27, 11 am–1 pm: Battery Urban Farm’s Educators talk to budding gardeners about planting seeds, tending crops, harvesting and cooking. The event includes a raw cooking demo and tasting with produce harvested from The Battery. 

An Official Battery Conservancy Tour

Learn about the park's rich history, important landmarks and monuments, and the 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. The one-hour tour takes place every Thursday and starts promptly at 1 pm. Meet at 12:50 pm by the Netherland Memorial Flagpole at the entrance to the park near the intersection of Broadway, Battery Place and State streets.

The SeaGlass Carousel

SeaGlass is the park's magical, aquarium–themed carousel. Riders sit inside one of 30 fish, and with no center pole, move up and down and swirl around, providing a bit of the feel of underwater weightlessness. Open 10 am to 10 pm. $5.