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Adopt by 12/17 for delivery by 12/25

Looking for fresh ideas for presents this holiday season? Consider adopting a High Line plant for your loved one!

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Experience a Different Perspective

Our dynamic public programs invite New Yorkers to reimagine what public space can be, and transform the High Line into a platform for all stories and voices. Through interdisciplinary experiences, we invite you to connect with neighbors, be part of creative experimentation, and advocate for a just city. All programs are free and open for everyone—so join us and experience a new perspective on the city.

Our dynamic public programs invite New Yorkers to reimagine what public space can be, and transform the High Line into a platform for all stories and voices. Through interdisciplinary experiences, we invite you to connect with neighbors, be part of creative experimentation, and advocate for a just city. All programs are free and open for everyone—so join us and experience a new perspective on the city.

The Mile-Long Opera, a biography of
7 o’clock

This one ambitious collaboration brought one thousand singers on top of the High Line. Experience the sweeping performances about life in our rapidly changing city.

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Our programs

Out of Line

Out of Line

Experience the wilder side of the High Line in this summer series of innovative, genre-bending performances by NYC-based artists.

Experience the wilder side of the High Line in this summer series of innovative, genre-bending performances by NYC-based artists.

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¡Arriba!

¡Arriba!

Dance the summer nights away at this long-running High Line favorite, where the community comes together to the rhythms of local salsa legends.

Dance the summer nights away at this long-running High Line favorite, where the community comes together to the rhythms of local salsa legends.

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B.Y.O. (Bring Your Own)

B.Y.O. (Bring Your Own)

How do we spark conversation in (and about) public space? This new series of intimate dialogues, led by artists, seeks to deepen our understanding of the cultural and social issues of our time.

How do we spark conversation in (and about) public space? This new series of intimate dialogues, led by artists, seeks to deepen our understanding of the cultural and social issues of our time.

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Culture Shock

Culture Shock

Every spring, the High Line comes to life with a day-long festival of art, music, performance, food, and community. Fun-filled for all ages and free for all!

Every spring, the High Line comes to life with a day-long festival of art, music, performance, food, and community. Fun-filled for all ages and free for all!

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Other programs

Families

The High Line is a place to grow (and not just for plants). Children and adults alike enjoy music, dance, storytelling, and other creative experiences.

Well-being

Retreat from city life and connect to nature—and yourself—through meditation and tai chi classes.

Tours

Learn more about our history, art, design, and gardens with staff and docent experts.

Art Performances

Experience a new perspective on space, creativity, and ideas through bold and one-of-a-kind performances.

Stargazing

Peek at the stars through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.

Teen Nights

Youth from all over New York City gather for cultural and social events, organized and led by our teen staff members.

We need you!

Our community programs are always free—and always extraordinary. Your High Line membership will help us keep them that way.

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Upcoming Events
Arts & Cultural Events
The Gaits Soundscape
Celebrate the winter solstice with an immersive soundwalk along the High Line.
21
December
Fri, 5:30pm
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Tours
High Line Winter Tour: From Freight to Flowers
Hear the story behind New York City's park in the sky from knowledgeable High Line Docents on a special winter walking tour.
22
December
Sat, 12 – 12:45pm
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Tours
High Line Winter Tour: From Freight to Flowers
Hear the story behind New York City's park in the sky from knowledgeable High Line Docents on a special winter walking tour.
29
December
Sat, 12 – 12:45pm
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Explore

Art

Some of the world’s most exciting contemporary artists come to the High Line to create new, site-specific artworks—free for all to experience.

Gardens

Our gardens are diverse and ever-changing, with more than fifteen distinct planting zones and 110,000 plants.

Park Features

The High Line offers nearly 1.5 miles of creative and innovative public space designs. Discover your new favorite spot.

Support

High Line Programs are supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson.