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Thursday, June 27, 2019
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University Open Air

This June, Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library present...
Thursday, June 27, 2019
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University Open Air

This June, Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library present...
Friday, June 28, 2019
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Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha...

Exercise your body and your mind in Brooklyn’s Backyard...
Saturday, June 29, 2019
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

At what other market can you do all your food...
Sunday, June 30, 2019
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caribBEING Prospect Park: T...

Relax and join our guided textile circles led by Caribbean...
Monday, July 1, 2019
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Monday Eastside Revival

Join Prospect Park Alliance to every Monday to help beautify...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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Nosaj Thing DJ Set + Kimbra...

Nosaj Thing, Kimbra, and Bells Atlas will perform at the...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
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Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritc...

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved...
Thursday, July 4, 2019
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Independence Day in Prospec...

Join Prospect Park Alliance for family-friendly programming to celebrate two...
Friday, July 5, 2019
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Shape Up NYC: Healing Hatha...

Exercise your body and your mind in Brooklyn’s Backyard...
Past Events
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
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Long Meadow North

A Summer Movie Under the Stars

Wednesday, August 2 , 7 pm – 10 pm, 2017

In celebration of Prospect Park’s 150th anniversary, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Prospect Park Alliance present A Summer Movie Under the Stars in partnership with Brooklyn’s Nitehawk Cinema

These free outdoor film screenings on Prospect Park’s Long Meadow North will feature live musical entertainment followed by family-friendly films carefully selected by Nitehawk’s cinema department, to highlight park themes such as the famed Prospect Park Zoo, summer camps, Little League Baseball and the exquisite flora and fauna.

The full line-up is as follows:

  • Wednesday, July 19: The NeverEnding Story with 1980s music by DJ Jane Elizabeth
  • Wednesday, July 26: The Sandlot with live entertainment by The Binky Griptite Orchestra
  • Wednesday, August 2: Moonrise Kingdom with live entertainment by Morricone Youth
  • Wednesday, August 9: Zootopia, with live entertainment by Brooklyn United Marching Band

All live entertainment will start at 7 pm and films begin shortly after sundown. There are no rain dates in the event of inclement weather. A Summer Movie Under the Stars is made possible with additional support from HBO and Investors Bank. 

RSVP to let us know if you are coming!



Free, RSVP!

Fleet Foxes

Wednesday, August 2 , 7 pm – 11 pm, 2017

Fleet Foxes perform at the Bandshell as part of Celebrate Brooklyn!, presented by BRIC in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance.

The August 1 concert is sold out; for tickets and information visit the BRIC website.

Fleet Foxes are among the most beloved indie-folk artists of present-day. Drawing inspiration from the harmonies of Bob Dylan, and Baroque Pop stylings of The Beach Boys and The Zombies, the Seattle-based band has earned the adoration of millions of ever since their rise to prominence in 2008 with their earthy, harmony-driven debut album. After being on hiatus since 2014, Fleet Foxes announced the release of a third album in 2017 and a comeback tour, which will include their first U.S. shows in six years. Fans can be sure to hear the highly-anticipated new material as well as classics at their BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival Performance.

For the latest information, including weather updates, set times, seating configurations, and FAQs, please visit the BRIC website.



$50.50 in advance, $55 at the door

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Bartel-Pritchard Square

Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square

Wednesday, August 2 , 9 am – 3 pm, 2016

Nestled inside Prospect Park's tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved market, occuring every Sunday and Wednesday, is where South Slope and Windsor Terrace residents stock up on locally grown staples. The offerings range from a selection of vegetables, fruits, baked goods, plants, and flowers, to fresh-caught fish and organic baked goods. For a full calendar of events and a list of sellers, visit GrowNYC.


Brooklyn Historical Society

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

All Day, Wednesday, August 2, 2017

On view daily through February 10, 2019.

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park, Brooklyn Historical Society and Prospect Park Alliance present an exhibition that celebrates the founding vision of the Park, traces its social and historical trajectories, and examines the important role that Prospect Park has played as “Brooklyn’s Backyard” for 150 years. 

The Brooklyn Historical Society is closed on major holidays. 

Visit the Brooklyn Historical Society website for hours of operation.