Spend a summer day in Prospect Park and soak up the sights and sounds of Brooklyn’s diverse communities at the first Brooklyn Roots Festival. The family-friendly event celebrates the traditional arts of Brooklyn’s immigrant communities with an afternoon of dance and drumming performances, storytelling, puppetry and interactive activities. It’s a collaboration… Read More >The post Celebrate the Folk and Immigrant Traditions of Brooklyn With Performances in Prospect Park appeared first on Brownstoner.
For a bit of seasonal fright that is more gently scary than outright terrifying, the 38th annual Prospect Park Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair returns this weekend. The free family-friendly event takes place in the park on Saturday, October 28 and intrepid explorers will be able to wander through a… Read More >The post Have Some Frightful Fun at Prospect Park This Weekend appeared first on Brownstoner.
Prospect Park is in the midst of its 150th anniversary celebration, and the landmark year for the park will see the restoration of the park’s Rose Garden. Prospect Park’s 2.5-acre Rose Garden is one of the parts of the park that hasn’t seen renovation — or roses — in recent years.… Read More >The post Prospect Park Rose Garden Set for Restoration, Art Installation appeared first on Brownstoner.
You don’t have to leave the borough’s borders to have a fun day on the farm this weekend. Farm animals have grazed upon the grasses of Prospect Park before and goats have made their return to the park in time for the Fun on the Farm event this month. As part… Read More >The post Take in a Day on the Farm in Prospect Park appeared first on Brownstoner.
Happy May Day! In celebration of the traditional day of springtime festivities we take a look at past May Day celebrations in Prospect Park. The events, whether in 1919 or 1971, included a maypole as a central focus — bedecked in streamers, with children joyously dancing round. Children dressed… Read More >The post Rallying Round the Maypole in Prospect Park (Photos) appeared first on Brownstoner.