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 socials and tournaments throughout the season. Equipment is provided along with basic instruction. Scroll below for more info, and visit the socials and tournaments pages for full schedules.


Closed today

    Closed for the season. Will reopen April 2019.


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

Game Socials and Tournaments

May – August

Tuesdays: Card Games
Wednesdays: Settlers of Catan
Fridays: Strategy Games

Bridge Socials

Join us for a fun couple of hours of sociable bridge on weekends from 5pm-7pm. Whether you’re an occasional player or a seasoned champ, we’ll find just the right level game for you. You’ll be joining players from just above beginners to National Champions courtesy of Honors Bridge Club.

If you want to join in but don’t know the game, Honors Bridge Club hosts beginner bridge lessons on the first two Saturdays of each month:

  • First Saturday of the month: Beginner 1
  • Second Saturday of the month: Beginner 2

May 12 - August 26
Saturdays & Sundays: 5pm-7pm

Mah Jongg Socials and Marathons

Led by Linda Fisher.

May 14 - August 30

Mondays: 6pm-8pm
Thursdays: 3pm-5pm

Marathons: 1pm-6pm on May 28, July 4, and September 3

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