Upcoming Events

Music Series

Join us on the plaza for a lunchtime music series in collaboration with Church Street School for Music and Art. We'll have free live music on the first Thursday of the month from May through August, including classical, jazz and pop. Enjoy your lunch outdoors in a music-filled urban oasis from
1-2pm on May 5th, June 2nd,
July 7th, and Aug 4th.


Art Series

Join us on the plaza for an  aftershool art series  in collaboration with Church Street School for Music and Art. Keep your kids off screens and outdoors for an extra hour with free art projects from 3:14pm-4:15pm on May 24th, May 31st,
June 14th, and June 21st.


Spring Block Party

Join us on the plaza on Sunday, 

May 15th at 11am for one of our biggest and most beloved events, the Spring Block Party! Local business will be on site  with lots of family-friendly activities and demos. Plus this year Animal Haven will be on site with adoptable dogs looking for their forever families!  We'll also have free snacks, refreshments, and plaza merch!


Dog Show

Join us on the plaza on Sunday,
May 15th at 3pm
for our first ever Dog Show! We'll have seven different competition classes your prized pooch can compete in for prizes like free in-home grooming, a one-of-a-kind charcoal pet portrait, dog walking sessions or pro dog training! Enter your dog here.  All $10 entry donations go toward helping maintain the Plaza.   

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Past Events

Holiday Sing

Join us on the plaza on

Wednesday, December 8th at 4pm for holiday favorites performed by Church Street School for Music & Art students and faculty and the Battery Park Adult Chorus. Hot chocolate and coffee generously provided by Bluestone Lane.  


The Hunt
Join us for a race around Tribeca finding clues, answering trivia, and completing challenges to win amazing prizes. Back by popular demand, The Hunt is a neighborhood tradition swhere families and friends can enjoy enjoy (safe, outdoor, and socially-distanced) fun and win over $1,700 in prizes, including an electric scooter!  Gather your team and grab tickets before they sell out!  We can't wait to see you on the plaza on Sunday, Octoer 17th at 3pm!

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Music Series
Friends of Bogardus Plaza is proud to launch a new live music series on the Plaza this spring. Enjoy your lunch outdoors in the sun while local artists fill the plaza with music from 1 to 2pm on Thursday, May 20th, Wednesday, May 26th and Wednesday, June 2nd.  Follow the links below for more information about our featured artists and be sure to sign up for our newsletter for updates about this event and others soon to be announced!  We can't wait to see you on the plaza!


Grand Opening

After nearly a decade of planning, fundraising and construction, Friends of Bogardus Plaza is very proud to celebrate the official grand opening of the new plaza with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 27th from 11-12pm. We can not wait to celebrate this incredible moment with live music, various speakers, information stations about the plaza past & present, and (of course) giant scissors!