Save the Date for Spring + Summer Community Events

Join the Union Square Partnership for our exciting lineup of 2019 spring + summer community events. Check out event highlights below and subscribe to our newsletter for updates all season long! All are welcome, and we can’t wait to see you this season.

Go Green: Earth Day Activities


Earth Day Initiative Tuesday, April 23rd in Union Square Park | North Plaza

Car Free NYC Saturday, April 27th along Broadway | Union Square to Times Square

Since the inaugural New York City celebration in 1970, Earth Day festivities in Union Square have grown bigger + better! Take part in one of the country's largest celebrations at Earth Day Initiative, stroll down a car-free Broadway with Car Free NYC, and pledge to shop plastic-free at the USQ Greenmarket with the GrowNYC Plastic Cleanse Challenge.

Get the latest: USP Annual Meeting

USP Annual Meeting photo by Jane Kratochvil

USP Annual Meeting photo by Jane Kratochvil

Monday, May 6th at the W New York - Union Square | 201 Park Avenue South

Please join us for the neighborhood’s largest networking event—bringing together area residents, business leaders, employees and key stakeholders to celebrate our community and USP’s many successes over the past year. It’s a great chance to network with your neighbors and learn more about getting involved with the neighborhood. The Annual Meeting is free and open to the entire community.

RSVP for the 2019 Annual Meeting here, and check out photos from last year’s meeting here.

Kick off your summer: It's My Park! Day

It’s My Park! Day photo by Liz Ligon

It’s My Park! Day photo by Liz Ligon

Saturday, June 1st in Union Square Park | Center Lawn

Kick off your summer at Union Square's It's My Park! Day on Saturday, June 1st. Join us for expanded programming to celebrate living green in Union Square. Whether it be sustainability, nature, or gardening, we think you’ll have a great time + you can pick up your 2019 Summer in the Square schedule! In collaboration with our community partners, we host a slew of programs, open to all ages.

Stay tuned for this year’s details, but check out our event details and photos from 2018!

Spend Thursdays In the Park: Summer in the Square

Summer in the Square photo by Liz Ligon

Summer in the Square photo by Liz Ligon

Every Thursday June 13th - August 8th in Union Square Park | North + South Plazas 

Celebrating summer for over 40 years, Summer in the Square will be sure to get you on your feet and feeling the summer fun with an exciting line-up of free fitness classes, family-friendly activities + shows, live music + dance performances, movie nights and more. Join us for 8 weeks of fun every Thursday this summer.

Check out details and photos from summer 2018!

Catch a Flick: Summer in the Square Movie Nights

Movie Night photo by Liz Ligon

Movie Night photo by Liz Ligon

Thursday, August 1st + 8th in Union Square Park | North Plaza

Bring your crew to experience a movie night on the North Plaza as part of Summer in the Square! To close out our summer programming, USP hosts two movie night experiences, complete with free movie snacks and drinks. Arrive early to claim your spot on the plaza and participate in movie trivia to win prizes, plus order a hot pizza for delivery right to your seat from Bocce Union Square! Stay tuned for details as we release the films for our 2019 season.

Dine + Drink: Harvest in the Square

Harvest in the Square photo by Liz Ligon

Harvest in the Square photo by Liz Ligon

Thursday, September 19th in Union Square Park | North Plaza

Harvest in the Square, now in its 24th year, is a treasured annual event that showcases the strength and breadth of Union Square’s culinary community. Highlighting the very best that the district has to offer, the event also serves to raise vital funds for the Union Square Partnership’s extensive district beautification and complimentary community programs.

At the event, chefs from over 60 of the district’s best restaurants serve tastings of signature dishes using fresh produce from our neighborhood's beloved Union Square Greenmarket, which are paired with local wines, beers and spirits. Please join us in continuing this incredible legacy as we celebrate together in our spectacular setting under the big tent in Union Square Park!

Stay tuned for updates on this year’s event, and check out event details and photos from the 23rd Annual Harvest in the Square!