Diana Ross, Plácido Domingo and Elton John have performed on the green here.
Lying at the center of Central Park, this 55-acre pastoral pasture is open from mid-April to mid-November. During the summer months, New Yorkers come out in droves to sunbathe or to have a relaxing picnic.
Live music lovers should make a pilgrimage to the Great Lawn, where a legion of summer concerts has taken place starring some of pop music's greatest.
Note that dogs are not allowed on the Great Lawn.