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Vote for the readers' choice in Time Out New York Kids Best of 2013

From the best museum for kids to the coolest birthday party spot, we want to know your family's New York City favorites.

  • Best play space: Apple seeds

  • Photograph: Matthew Adam Photography

    Best play space: Citibabes

  • Photograph: Virginia Rollison

    Best play space: Frolic

  • Photograph: Jonathan Latiff

    Best play space: Kidville

  • Photograph: Melissa Sinclair

    Best play space: Twinkle

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Best birthday party spot: Alice's Tea Cup

  • Best birthday party spot: American Girl Place

  • Photograph: Scott McDermott

    Best birthday party spot: Chelsea Piers

  • Photograph: Jonathan Aprea

    Best birthday party spot: Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

  • Photograph: Randi L. Klein

    Best birthday party spot: JCC in Manhattan

  • Photograph: Nan Melville

    Best place to see a family concert: Carnegie Kids

  • Best place to see a family concert: Hip Tot Music Fest

  • Photograph: Courtesy of Baby Loves Disco

    Best place to see a family concert: Jewish Museum

  • Photograph: Courtesy of Madison Square Park Conservancy

    Best place to see a family concert: Mad. Sq. Kids summer concert series

  • Photograph: Sari Nickelsburg/MAMA411

    Best place to see a family concert: Just Kidding at Symphony Space

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Best annual fest: Arthur Ashe Kids' Day

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Best annual fest: Dumbo Arts Festival

  • Photo: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Best annual fest: Figment NYC at Governors Island

  • Photo: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Best annual fest: Museum Mile Festival

  • Photograph: Phyllis B. Dooney

    Best annual fest: Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair

  • Photograph: Wendy Connett

    Best children's museum: Brooklyn Children's Museum

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Best children's museum: Children's Museum of the Arts

  • Photograph: Marielle Solan

    Best children's museum: Children's Museum of Manhattan

  • Photograph: Marielle Solan

    Best children's museum: DiMenna Children's History Museum

  • Photograph: Jewish Children's Museum

    Best children's museum: Jewish Children's Museum

  • Photograph: Denis Finnin

    Best general museum for kids: American Museum of Natural History

  • Photograph: Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Best general museum for kids: Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Best general museum for kids: Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)

  • Best general museum for kids: Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

  • Best general museum for kids: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

     

     

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Best family attraction: Brooklyn Botanic Garden

  • Photograph: Julie Larsen Maher © Wildlife Conservation Society

    Best family attraction: Bronx Zoo

  • Photograph: Marielle Solan

    Best family attraction: Luna Park

  • Photograph: Cinzia Reale-Castello

    Best family attraction: New York Aquarium

  • Photograph: Luciana Golcman

    Best family attraction: NYBG

  • Photograph: Courtesy of Craft Studio

    Best craft spot: Craft Studio

  • Photo: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Best craft spot: Hiho Batik

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Best craft spot: Make Meaning

  • Best craft spot: Oliloli

  • Best craft spot: Painted Pot

  • Best indie bookstore: Bank Street Bookstore

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Best indie bookstore: Books of Wonder

  • Photograph: Etienne Frossard

    Best indie bookstore: Greenlight Bookstore

  • Best indie bookstore: McNally Jackson

  • Photograph: Todd Muller

    Best indie bookstore: powerHouse Arena/powerHouse on 8th

  • Photograph: Julienne Schaer

    Best city park: Brooklyn Bridge Park

  • Photograph: Fiora Watts

    Best city park: Central Park

  • NYC Parks

    Best city park: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

  • Photograph: Melissa Sinclair

    Best city park: Hudson River Park

  • Best city park: Prospect Park


In honor of our upcoming New York's Best for Families issue, we're asking our readers to weigh in on ten categories—everything from best museum and best family attraction to the ultimate annual fest and most unmissable concert series. Vote for your favorites, below, through Sunday, October 13!

Note: Voting is now closed. We'll be posting the results in November! Stay tuned.


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