There are many last-minute closures and much uncertainty about future events. We will keep our calendar as up-to-date as possible but please check with event hosts prior to attending an event and refer to CDC guidelines to minimize the spread as much as possible.
Freshkills Park Virtual Discovery Week
Fri., 6-26-2020
10 a.m.-5 p.m Eastern Time

Whether you are near or far, join the first “Discovery Week @ Home” from June 22-26. Discover Freshkills Park and experience the unique landscape and spectacular views the landfill-to-park project has to offer, from home! #discoverfreshkills

This year Freshkills Park has taken Discovery Day virtual and is excited to host activities and experiences created by the Freshkills Park team and community partners. Throughout the week, learn more about the history, wildlife, recreation, education, and art at the park through virtual experiences.

All activities are completely free! As the week goes on, all Virtual Discovery Week content will be posted to our website for easy access.

About Freshkills Park

After serving as NYC’s landfill for over fifty years, the Freshkills Park site is now one of the most important environmental habitats in the city. With capping and protective systems, the closed landfill has become a new engineered landscape.

Event details are subject to change. Please contact the event host to verify these details are accurate.