Memorial Day for kids in NYC: Things to do during the long weekend
Your guide to celebrating Memorial Day for kids in New York City, including free events, Governors Island, city beaches and more.
Photograph: Virginia Rollison
Summer may not officially start until June, but families can celebrate the unofficial start of the warm-weather season in New York City over Memorial Day weekend. We present the best Memorial Day events for families, plus information on city beaches, new summer blockbusters (Dinosaur Safari!), seasonal openings of some of our favorite family attractions, day trip ideas and more during the long holiday weekend.
When is Memorial Day 2013?
Memorial Day 2013 takes place on the final Monday of every May. Memorial Day 2013 is on Monday, May 27.
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