Hippo Playground Spring Fair

PLEASE NOTE: Due to forecasted inclement weather, the 2024 Spring Fair has been postponed to Sunday, May 19.

The Hippo Playground Project is an all-volunteer Park User Group affiliated of Riverside Park Conservancy that works in conjunction with the Parks Department to maintain the playground and provide free activities for the community.

An Upper West Side institution, the Hippo Playground Spring Fair Celebrates the season with pony rides, bouncy castles, a petting zoo, games prizes, crafts, food, face painting, entertainment, and more! Proceeds from the Hippo Spring Fair fund the Hippo Summer Concerts Series, the Hippo Halloween Parade & Concert, and improvements in playground throughout Riverside Park.

Rain Date Sunday, May 19

Register for the event here! Volunteer for the event here.

Thank you to our Community Sponsors!