The Most Amusing Park
in NYC

Tompkins Square Park

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Why locals love it

Once a haven for eccentrics and the homeless, gentrification has turned the park into a place for young families, students, and seniors. The park has many amenities, including a playground and dog-run, and hosts cultural events throughout the year.

Why you should visit it

The park attracts people from all walks of life, capturing the ethnic and cultural diversity of New York City. Sometimes, you can still feel the edgy, gritty New York of the 1980s. There are benches throughout so there is never a struggle to find a seat...sit back and enjoy the scenery.

Special tip

The Greenmarket comes to this park on Sundays, year-round, from 9am-6pm.

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3 Comments

great dog park.
Gino
Local
December 13, 2018
The Annual End Of Summer Charlie Parker Festival...😀
Bobby
Local
August 10, 2018
Great people watching and tranquil spot to take in a little nature while you’re in The city.
Steph
Local
March 11, 2018

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