National Park Service Illuminates 100 Years from BBP

To celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service, Thomas Edison National Historical Park comes to BBP for a spectacular day of fun, games, music and entertainment!

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Thomas Edison National Historical Park comes to BBP in honor of the National Park Service centennial celebration! Join us on the Pier 1 Promenade for a day of games, music, treats and fun as we commemorate the 100th birthday of the NPS.

The afternoon will see a free ice cream social with games and activities hosted by the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory and a performance by kid-friendly band Ramblin’ Dan. Later, Atlas Genius takes the stage for another fantastic musical performance.

That evening, Bill Nye the Science Guy will host an incredible interactive gaming experience where participants solve puzzles on a giant digital floor platform to control the lights on the spire of One World Trade Center in Manhattan.

DJ Questlove accompanies the activities with a guest set of ambient music.

And there’s even more where that came from! Scroll down or take a look at the press release to see more details about the day’s festivities.

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Event schedule:

1:30 – 3:30 PM – Ice cream social with Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory including family-friendly activities like sand-art, corn hole, temporary tattoos, games, prizes and learning and interactive stations
2:00 – 4:00 PM – Musical performance by kid-friendly band, Ramblin’ Dan
5:45 – 6:45 PM – Musical performance by Atlas Genius
7:45 PM – 10:00 PM – Bill Nye, the Science Guy, hosts interactive experience where participants work together to control the color of the One World Trade Center spire
8:00 – 10:00 PM – Celebrity DJ set by Questlove

In addition to the above, there will be ongoing activities for everyone throughout the day at interactive stations presented by NPS partners. See the details on the press release.

We hope you’ll join us for an unbelievable day of fun as we wish the National Park Service a happy 100th birthday!