NYC Parks

Union Square Park

Park and Plaza
Union Square, New York
  • Sara .
    "Love the Farmers and Holiday market!"(11 Tips)
    Gabriel H.
    "Best farmers market / greenmarket in Manhattan."(13 Tips)
    Nick T.
    "Great spot to eat lunch and people watch during the warmer months."(54 Tips)
    Adad J.
    "great street performers"(8 Tips)
496 Tips and reviews
  • people watching
  • holiday market
  • greenmarket
  • chess
  • street art
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  • Josue S.
    Josue Soto1 week ago
    Nice clean park
  • Elizabeth L.
    Elizabeth LeeOctober 18, 2016
    Sit down on the steps and watch people go by.
    Upvoted Feb 22
  • Brighty
    BrightyOctober 15, 2016
    Great to walk around and watch NY life go by
  • Cathy L.
    Cathy LeeOctober 12, 2016
    Farmer's market, holiday market, people watching, playing chess, children's playground
  • Matthew R.
    Matthew RutledgeOctober 4, 2016
    Another necessary green oasis in the concrete jungle that is Manhattan. People are reading, eating, meeting, napping and/or keeping cool in the shade. Open 6am-midnite.
  • Chris B.
    Chris BurchSeptember 30, 2016
    Love the farmer's market on the weekend. Always really busy so get there early if you want to avoid the lines and crowds.
  • Martin J.
    Martin JenningsSeptember 15, 2016
    Enjoy watching dogs in the dog park ;)
  • DoubleDeuce
    DoubleDeuceSeptember 14, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The west side of the Park is nicer, in my humble opinion.
  • Nikhil V.
    Nikhil VartySeptember 7, 2016
    Busy yet charming
  • Cameron G.
    Cameron GidariSeptember 6, 2016
    Beautiful park but with a lot of annoyances. It can get dirty, and the crowd is rough. Wouldn't want to walk through it late at night.
  • Dennis M.
    Dennis McDaidSeptember 4, 2016
    It's worth watching people work their asses off to avoid losing a chess match. Avoid "the show" though.
  • Carlos A.
    Carlos AltahonaAugust 24, 2016
    Union Square is a prime place to grab a quick meal, see your favorite band, find a rare book and take in art for free.
  • Tabitha J.
    Tabitha JohnsonAugust 11, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Fun park. The playground looks amazing.
  • Adad J.
    Adad JosephAugust 4, 2016
    Alot of great street performers are on there and plenty of food spots to choose from around that area
  • Jeff P.
    Jeff PetrielloJuly 29, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    During freshmen year of college, I DREAMED of living near here. Bless the exuberant ignorance of youth.
  • Paul S.
    Paul SantoJuly 26, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    This is my home away from home. This is my favorite place to be in Manhattan.....
  • Fernando R.
    Fernando RamírezJuly 21, 2016
    It's great!
  • David M.
    David MilbergJuly 13, 2016
    There's always something happening here. Farmer's markets, street performers, the winter market: it's always a great place to walk around
  • SULLY B.
    SULLY BONNELLYJuly 8, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Fun outdoor space
  • Laura G.
    Laura GormanJuly 8, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    yeah this is a nice park
  • HashtagNYU
    HashtagNYUJuly 7, 2016
    Free wi-fi thru the NYC Parks department!
  • Snap Dog
    Snap DogJuly 1, 2016
    Hungry? Get a beef hot dog from one of the Snap Dog vendors at 14th and Broadway or 15th and Union Square West. Oh snap!
  • Valentin G.
    Valentin GuerinJune 25, 2016
    Come on Saturday for the Farmers Market
  • Jeffrey Z.
    Jeffrey ZeldmanJune 23, 2016
    Been here 100+ times
    Where Midtown meets Lower Manhattan. Famous as the park where socialists in the 1930s used to lecture on soapboxes. (Literally.)
  • Gajtana S.
    Gajtana SimonovskaJune 13, 2016
    Nice bit of green downtown. Make your purchase at the Greenmarket (or Whole Foods or Trader Joe's) and have a picnic in the park on a nice day.
  • Yousif D.
    Yousif DMay 31, 2016
    Best place to place chess
  • SULLY B.
    SULLY BONNELLYMay 27, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Fun place to walk around, specially on market days!
  • Nhm Tanveer Hossain K.
    Lively, happening and relaxing
  • Dmtiry R.
    Dmtiry RomantsovMay 16, 2016
    This is a beautiful park!
  • Heta S.
    Heta ShethApril 22, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    One of my favorite parks :)
  • Gajendra D.
    Gajendra DeshmukhApril 12, 2016
    Best park after central park.
  • Régis P.
    Régis PouletApril 6, 2016
    Nice place
  • Burton W.
    Burton WynneApril 1, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    You have to check this place out!
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  • Andrew F.
    Andrew FurmanFebruary 9, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    great for people watching
  • HashtagNYU
    HashtagNYUFebruary 3, 2016
    Free Wifi thru the NYC Parks department!
  • Shane Anne S.
    Shane Anne SabarilloJanuary 31, 2016
    Good for people watching lol
  • Cameron B.
    Cameron BorrielloJanuary 24, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Great for a snowy stroll
  • D !.
    D !December 27, 2015
    I love Union Square, it's a place with its own magic inside NYC, lots a place to eat and if you like shopping you have Paragon Sports and Babies are us near.
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinDecember 25, 2015
    The markets held here are very good.
  • Mónica A.
    Mónica AsensioDecember 22, 2015
    Christmas Market!!
  • Lina L.
    Lina LanovoiDecember 17, 2015
    Holiday market is always fun
  • Mark M.
    Mark MeteisisDecember 14, 2015
    Nice park with great markets and vendors rotating through.
  • noskos
    noskosDecember 12, 2015
    Great farmer's market!
  • Diego F.
    Diego FDecember 9, 2015
    Great vibe. People like to hang here.
  • Enrico S.
    Enrico SDecember 3, 2015
    Awesome Christmas market. Love this place. Perfect place for holiday gifts!
  • Michelle A.
    Michelle AndersonDecember 1, 2015
    Monday/Wednesday/Friday farmers market is the best
  • Silviu B.
    Silviu ButunoiNovember 25, 2015
    The atmosphere is something special. Worth it!
  • Yee L.
    Yee LauNovember 24, 2015
    Love the winter market here!! So many great crafty shops!
  • Lindsay L.
    Lindsay LongobardiNovember 24, 2015
    Great shops during the holidays!
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