Independence Day in Prospect Park
Join the Prospect Park Alliance this Independence Day for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the 1912 Carousel. RSVP today!
- Lefferts Historic House, 1–4 pm
Children’s Corner, $3 suggested donation
Celebrate America’s birthday and one of the greatest documents ever written. Look extra patriotic as you make yourself a plumed hat to wear while signing your own “John Hancock” on a reproduction of the Declaration of Independence.
- Carousel, 12–6 pm
Children’s Corner, $2 per ride, $9 for a book of 5 tickets, free with Alliance Family Plus membership
Celebrate the holiday with a ride on the Park’s beloved 1912 carousel. Join the Alliance with a Family Plus membership and your family (up to 4 people) will receive unlimited rides on the Carousel for a full year!
- Nature Exploration, 12–4 pm
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free
Discovery Pack, 12–3 pm: The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
Bird Nerds Game Hour, 1–2 pm: Test your knowledge of birds in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
Nature on the Go!, 2–3 pm: An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us and participate in a Citizen Science project.