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Memorial Day for kids in NYC

Celebrate Memorial Day for kids with these amazing NYC events, ranging from shows and performances to festivals

Photograph: Courtesy; Lance Cpl. Martin Egnash/US Marine Corps

Celebrate the lives of those who have served our country this holiday by making Memorial Day for kids a special opportunity for family time. After all, with a long weekend off from school, there's no excuse not to get out and explore exciting events around town! Use your spare moments wisely by checking out cool Memorial Day activities for kids, grabbing good eats at the 50 best family restaurants in NYC and even going for a stroll or picnic in these NYC parks.

What is Memorial Day?

Memorial Day is a federal holiday honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces. It originated after the Civil War and is often marked with parades and memorials. 

When is Memorial Day?

Memorial Day takes place on the final Monday of every May. This year, it's on Monday, May 30, 2016.

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