The summer weather may be gone, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t something going on in the Park. Here are some of the things you should check out for the month of October in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
- Public Tours of Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise is visiting New York City to engage the public to take action to stop oceans plastics pollution. Free public tours of the ship will include both education about the sources of plastics pollution, as well as steps to take to stop it. Guided tours will take place on Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Brooklyn Nets Block Party The Brooklyn Nets will host a block party on Saturday, October 14th on Pier 2. There will be an open practice with Brooklyn Nets players, basketball games, activities, food trucks, and more. The block party is a free event, open to the public, with the open practice being a ticketed event with limited space.
- Community Collage Workshop Artists Adam Frezza and Terri Chiao will host a community collage workshop at 99 Plymouth on Tuesday, October 17 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Some of the finished collages will be put on display for all visitors to see. The workshop is suitable for ages 5 and up, and you are welcome to drop-in at any time during the workshop hours to participate.
- Harvest Festival Come celebrate the fall season at the 8th annual Harvest Festival on Pier 6 on Saturday, October 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a haunted marsh, pumpkin patch, arts and crafts, face painting, music, games and more.
- Fall Foliage Fall brings a lot of changes to Brooklyn Bridge Park, most noticeably the changing colors of the leaves throughout the park. There are a lot of great places to see the changing leaves, here are some of the best spots.