Rumsey Playfield Events

Rumsey Playfield is located in mid Central Park off of Fifth Avenue at 69th Street. Directions: 6 train to 68th Street on the east side, or 1/2/3/B/C trains to 72nd Street on the west side.

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.

    Upcoming Events


    Good Morning America Summer Concert Series

    Produced by ABC News

    Friday mornings from May 24 to August 30 7-9 AM. Live broadcast performances for the morning news show, Good Morning American. Entry to the venue at 6 am, sound check by artist at 7 am, performance begins between 8:30 and 8:40 am. Live broadcast over at 9 am, performances over by 9:10 am. For more information visit


    The Good Vibes Summer Tour 2013

    Matisyahu & Rebelution

    Tickets are $34.50



    Violent Femmes / The Bogmen Doors

    Tickets are $49.50 Information available at

    Bowery Presents


    Violent Femmes

    Tickets are $33/ $35 day of - SOLD OUT

    Bowery Presents

    City & Colour / Lissie / Lucy Rose

    Violent Femmes

    Tickets for this Bowery Presents concert are now available for $35 at and at the Mercury Lounge Box Office. All times subject to change.


    German-American Friendship Party

    This event follows the German-American Parade and is an Oktober-fest style party open to the general public for a modest donation at the gate.


    Steve Angello

    Tickets go on sale August 9 at 12PM at