Spring 2020: Open Lawns

All city parks, including Madison Square Park, remain open to the public. However, we ask that all park goers take extra precautions to stay healthy [Read More]

Meet the Trees: Nyssa sylvatica

Nyssa sylvatica, commonly known as tupelo or black gum tree, is one of the most attractive native trees around. During the summer months, the leaves [Read More]

Mad. Sq. Artists Respond
A New Weekly Feature

Being connected is more important than ever. We’ve asked our alumni artists to record their thoughts during the pandemic. In a weekly video post, each [Read More]

Spring Bulbs in the Park 

    With an early spring bringing warm weather to the Park, you will undoubtedly see a number of our spring-blooming bulbs already flowering. Many [Read More]

Madison Square Park Takeout and Delivery Guide

Support the Community and Eat Locally. Madison Square Park’s top priority is the health and well-being of our community, and that includes supporting our wonderful [Read More]

Daffodils Mean Spring is Coming

You really know when spring is around the corner when you see green sprouts poking out of the ground and growing into colorful daffodils. Traditional [Read More]

Spring Hurrah

UPDATE: This program has been canceled. Join us in Madison Square Park for Spring Hurrah! Celebrate the first day of spring and the opening of [Read More]

Evening Ecology

UPDATE: This program has been canceled. April 1, 8, 15 | 6 – 7 pm | The Greenhouse Before technology like iNaturalist, scientists utilized various [Read More]

Updates About the Park

Get the latest Park news and updates by following us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. To receive the most up-to-date information on city-wide parks, visit NYC Department of Parks.   [Read More]

Meet the Trees: Prunus Mume

Our first member of the cherry family is blooming in the Park! Prunus mume, the Japanese apricot, is one of the earliest flowering members of [Read More]