Your ultimate guide to New York for kids

Your guide to New York's best events & things to do with kids, family-friendly restaurants, kids' shows, kids' shops, birthday planning & classes for kids

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Last-minute summer bucket list for NYC families

It's nearly back-to-school time, which means it’s your duty as parents to make the last days of summer as exciting as possible.

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Enter the back-to-school photo contest!

Snap a photo of the kids on their first day of school for a chance to win tickets to Disney On Ice!

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The best family vacations from NYC

Looking for a great getaway with the little ones? We have no doubt that NYC is the best place to raise a family, but sometimes it's great to escape for a breath of fresh air away from the pavement, sirens and ever-illuminated sky. Our extensive list of the best family vacations will get your city kids to the coolest family resorts and summer weekend getaways, plus they'll help make amazing memories that'll last a lifetime. Who knows, you might even find swimming pools, splash parks and other amazing outdoor activities for kids.

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Labor Day for kids in New York City

NYC families rejoice! Labor Day means a great long weekend to hang with the kiddos and enjoy the last of summer.

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Upcoming NYC events and festivals

The Great New York State Fair

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Children's Lit Day

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Brooklyn Kite Festival

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Chile Pepper Festival

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