Independence Day

Join the Prospect Park Alliance on Independence Day for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.

Nature Exploration, 10–1 pm
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

Join Alliance naturalists and learn to appreciate and get inspired with the beauty of nature through outdoor play-based activities. 

Fishing Clinics, 1-2 pm & 3-4 pm
Peninsula, Free

This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish.  Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. First come, first serve.

Independence Day, 2–5 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $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 Rides, 12–5 pm
Children’s Corner, $2 per ride, $9 for a book of 5 tickets, free with Alliance Family Plus membership

Celebrate with a first ride of the year on the Park’s beloved 1912 carousel. Join the Alliance at the $125 level and your family (up to 4 people) will receive unlimited rides on the Carousel for a full year!