Calendar of Events
I Love My Park Day | Saturday May 7
This statewide event is a celebration of New York State Parks and a great opportunity to show your support by volunteering for a few hours. At Rockefeller State Park Preserve, volunteers can lend a hand this year by doing some Spring clean-up within the Preserve from 9 am to 2 pm.
Spring Peony Celebration | May 12
The fashionable and festive annual event that everyone anticipates…and that always delivers! This year, we look forward to a cocktail party, fine art exhibit and sale, flower show by local garden clubs, and of course the amazing Japanese Peony Garden in bloom. Look for our annual Peony Celebration on May 12th.
Rockwood Ramble | Saturday June 4
The exciting 10k race that tests the strength of runners each year. We are pleased to announce that Laureen Fitzgerald has agreed to be Race Director. Early Registration Closes March 22nd. Register online now!
Autumn Pace | To Be Announced
This will be our 15th Annual Autumn Pace. For Equestrians, Preserve lovers, and anyone who likes a hearty lunch in a beautiful spot, it fills the bill. We hope you can join us for this fall tradition.
Rocky’s 5k | Saturday October 29
Laureen Fitzgerald returns as the Race Director for the annual Rocky’s 5k competitive race through the Preserve trails. This race is a perennial favorite among runners and always sells out. Online Registration will begin in early June!
Gala | Saturday December 10
Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve are happy to announce its 20th Anniversary Gala, taking place on December 10, 2016 at the Playhouse on the Rockefeller Estate. Honoring longtime supporter of the Preserve and the Friends, Phelps Hospital.
Founded in 1996, the Mission of the Friends is to raise funds to help maintain the Preserve’s signature carriage road system along with its magnificent pastoral landscapes and woodlands. Phelps Memorial Hospital, set on over 69 acres of land that was originally part of the Rockefeller estate, has been an active sponsor and dedicated supporter of this mission.
Additional information and online tickets will be available soon. Please contact us at 914-762-0209 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Here to enjoy… Ours to Preserve
June 3, 2017 – 9am Scenic 10K on the carriage roads of Rockefeller State Park Preserve. Registration and event information, here.