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Father’s Day for kids in NYC: Family activities and photos of Dad

Our guide to Father's Day for kids and families in NYC, including Father’s Day activities, celebrity dads and photo contests.

Luke with Dad, Brooklyn Bridge Park

Luke with Dad, Brooklyn Bridge Park Photograph: Cinzia Reale-Castello

Get ready to celebrate Papa—Father's Day 2013 is here! Spend Dad's big weekend at one of these Father's Day for kids happenings around town (craft workshops, cooking classes, scavenger hunts and more). Plus, don't forget to enter a picture of Dad and his kids in our annual photo contest—this year's winner will receive tickets to see the NY Liberty play at Madison Square Garden.



When is Father’s Day 2013?


Father’s Day takes place on the third Sunday of June every year. Father’s Day 2013 is on Sunday, June 16.



Father's Day activities

Father’s Day activities

Show Dad you care with outdoor events, craft projects and

Family Art Project: T's for Dad and Me

  • Price band: 1/4

Ring in Father's Day by decorate t-shirts with animals that best

  1. Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Center 675 W 252nd St, at 249th St
  2. Sun Jun 16
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Father's Day Mets Game

  • Price band: 2/4

Treat Dad to an afternoon spent cheering on the home team as the

  1. Citi Field Roosevelt Ave, at 126th St, 11368
  2. Until Sun Jun 15
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Father's Day Civil War Scavenger Hunt

  • Price band: 2/4

Dads and their budding history buffs can sharpen their detective

  1. DiMenna Children's History Museum 170 Central Park West, at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
  2. Until Sun Sep 29
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Father's Day photo contest 2013

Julia, 7, and Cooper, 3, with Dad, from Manhattan

Julia, 7, and Cooper, 3, with Dad, from Manhattan

Father's Day photo contest 2013

Submit a picture of Dad and his kids in our Father's Day photo contest for a chance to win tickets to a New York Liberty game.


Kids and celebrities talk Father's Day

Nico with Dad, Brooklyn Bridge Park

Nico with Dad, Brooklyn Bridge Park Photograph: Cinzia Reale-Castello

Jessica And Jerry Seinfeld at The 2013 Baby Buggy Bedtime Bash

Jessica And Jerry Seinfeld at The 2013 Baby Buggy Bedtime Bash Photograph: Jamie McCarthy




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