8th Annual Street Games 2015 in Harlem

    When:
    April 25, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
    2015-04-25T11:00:00-04:00
    2015-04-25T15:00:00-04:00
    Where:
    Thomas Jefferson Park
    1st Avenue, New York, NY 10029
    USA
    Cost:
    Free

    8th Annual Street Games 2015 in Harlem

    Hosted by Walt Disney Company

    Saturday, April 25, 2015
    11:00 am – 3:00 pm

    Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan
    114th Street & First Avenue

    Free for all. Taking place Rain or shine
    In the event of heavy rain or extreme weather, Street Games may be cancelled. The decision to cancel the event will be made by 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2015 and will be prominently posted on NYC Parks’ website and social media pages.

    Street Games re-introduces classic, low-tech games played in the city to a new generation of kids. The event is open to all ages and abilities.

    Classic Street Games

    • Stickball
    • Pogo Sticks
    • Hula Hoops
    • Double-Dutch
    • Hopscotch
    • Hippity Hop
    • Skully
    • Four Square
    • Yo-Yos
    • Handball
    • Soap Box Derby – located behind the main stage!
    • Learn To Ride Your Bike (must bring your own bike)
    • Street Hockey
    • Skateboarding Clinics
    • Jumbo Games
    • Relay Races
    • New York Red Bulls Skills Challenge
    • Ultimate Disc
    • Roller Blading
    • Fitness Agility Ladder
    • Wheelchair Basketball

    Entertainment

    Street Games is also more than just games! Local radio stations will be spinning music all day and there will be live music and entertainment, including several performances by the Dance Theater of Harlem.

    Event Tips

    • Make your first stop the NYC Parks booth to pick up a Street Games Passport! Complete 7 out of 10 of the activities on the passport to redeem a prize.
    • Waiting lines for the activities are subject to close early.
    • The event ends promptly at 3:00 p.m. so come early to experience all the fun!
    • Bring your own helmet for the soap box derby, learn to ride a bike, skateboarding and roller blade venues.
    • Vendors will be on site selling food and drinks.
    • Participants must sign a waiver to participate in some activities. The waivers will be provided at the event. Participants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian present with photo identification to sign the waiver.
    • The event closes 114th Street from 1st Avenue to Pleasant Avenue and Pleasant Avenue from 114th Street to 116th Street. Cars will be towed beginning at 5:00 a.m. Saturday, April 25.

    For more information about this event, please call (212) 360-1319.