Try your hand at a variety of party, strategy, visual, word, and trivia games

Over 50 tabletop games are available daily to entertain you as you pass time in the park. A Games Host can help you get started, explain rules, and help set up equipment.

Games hosts a variety of fun game nights and tournaments throughout the season. Equipment is provided along with basic instruction. Scroll below for more info, and visit the game nights and tournaments pages for schedules.


Open today 11:00am–7:00pm

    Mid-April – October
    Daily, 11am-7pm
    All hours are weather permitting


40th Street Plaza
South side of the park between Fifth and Sixth Avenues

Game Nights and Tournaments

May – August

Tuesdays: Word Games Night
Wednesdays: Catan Night
Fridays: Learn a New Game Night


Scrabble: May 21, July 16
Catan: June 19, August 21

Mah Jongg Socials and Marathons

Led by Linda Fisher.

May 20 - September 2

Mondays: 5pm-7pm
Thursdays: 3pm-5pm

Marathons: 1pm-6pm on May 27, July 4, and September 2

Host a party at Games

Bring the kids for a birthday party or plan a retro corporate outing. Instruction and prizes available upon request.

If you’d like refreshments, we’re happy to connect you to our excellent onsite food kiosks. Afterward, celebrate with drinks and no-wait entry at Manhattan’s hottest after-work scenes, Bryant Park Cafe and Southwest Porch.

To inquire about availability and fees, email