Rumsey Playfield
New York, NY

Rumsey Playfield, conveniently situated in the heart of Central Park, is the home of the long-running SummerStage festival. The Playfield is available for rentals in late May, August, and September each year. City Parks Foundation produces over 70 events every season and has an average of 240,000 audience members visit this unique event. Rumsey Playfield has a built-in production team, and can accommodate almost any type of event. In 2009 we became the new home for Good Morning America's Summer Concert Series. Other past clients have included Self Magazine, Netflix, Barilla Pasta, the National Fish and Wildlife Fund, LeadDog Marketing, The National Football League, the Bowery Presents, AEG, Live Nation, and the Oprah Winfrey Show. From concerts, to film screenings, to corporate events, we offer everything you need to product a spectacular event in the most famous park in the world.


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Headed to SummerStage? Make sure your mobile devices are fully charged to capture the fun! Check out one of our nearby, solar-powered mobile charging stations, c/o AT&T Street Charge.

Home of NYC Summerstage where thousands of New Yorkers rock out to free pop/rock/international concerts all summer long, rain or shine! If you have not been here, this is a must do!

Central Park SummerStage fills Rumsey Playfield with every type of music under the summer sun. Here you can find SummerStage concerts (free) and their benefit shows (not free) as well as other gigs!

don't pay for concert tickets! You can make a picnic and hear the show perfectly from behind the fences outside.


Doors open at 2. Cults, The Naked and Famous, and Friendly Fires on August 7, 2011!


Most Popular Check-in Times

DaysPopular Time
Wed4:00 PM–9:00 PM
Mon–Tue4:00 PM–8:00 PM
Sat–Sun1:00 PM–8:00 PM
Fri4:00 AM–8:00 AM


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