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Fairs and festivals in New York for kids

Enjoy games, entertainment, food and rides at these New York City fairs and festivals for kids.

Macy's Flower Show

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Running for more than 60 years, Macy’s Flower Show has provided a showcase

  1. Macy's Herald Square 151 W 34th St, between Sixth and Seventh Aves
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Sat Apr 4
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"Hello from Japan!"

  • Price band: 1/4

Delve into the cultural traditions of Tokyo and explore two very different

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Tue Mar 31 - Sun May 17
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Full Bunny Contact

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

If your family is looking for more excitement than bonnets and pastels

  1. Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center 107 Suffolk St, between Delancey and Rivington Sts
  2. Wed Apr 1 - Sun Apr 5
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"Hello from Japan!" Too Cute Spring Break Festival

  • Price band: 1/4

Spend spring break exploring kawaii style through traditional Japanese

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Sat Apr 4 - Sun Apr 12
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Queens Botanical Garden Spring Egg-stravaganza!

  • Price band: 1/4

Basket-toting tots can participate in an egg scavenger hunt and play

  1. Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main St, at Dahlia Ave
  2. Sat Apr 4
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McGolrick Easter Egg Hunt

  • Price band: 1/4

Pack a picnic lunch for old-fashioned Easter fun at McGolrick Park. Bigger

  1. McGolrick Park Monitor St to Russell St, between Driggs and Nassau Aves, 11222
  2. Sat Apr 4
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Children's Carnival

  • Price band: 1/4

Trek out to the working farm for a country carnival, held in the apple

  1. Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, between 73rd Rd and 74th Ave
  2. Sat Apr 11 - Sun Apr 19
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Sunday Funday

  • Price band: 3/4

Join the Children's Museum of Manhattan for an action–packed day of family

  1. Chelsea Piers (Pier 60) W 23rd St, at the Hudson River
  2. Sun Apr 19
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Earth Day in Union Square

  • Free

At New York City's annual Earth Day celebration in Union Square, tots can

  1. Union Square 14th St to 17th St, between Broadway and Park Ave South
  2. Wed Apr 22
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Tribeca/ESPN Sports Day

The Tribeca Film Festival will once again join forces with ESPN for an

Prospect Heights Craft Fair

  • Free

Shop, munch and enjoy a wide range of activities for kids at this

  1. P.S. 9 80 Underhill Ave, between Bergen St and St. Marks Ave
  2. Sat Apr 25
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Puppetry Arts Festival of Brooklyn

  • Free

Head down Fifth Ave to 4th St and you'll stumble upon puppet-making ($2),

  1. Brooklyn
  2. Sat Apr 25
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New York Children’s Theater Festival

  • Price band: 2/4

The New York Children’s Theater Festival showcases new works for kids.

  1. Players Theatre 115 MacDougal St, at Minetta Ln
  2. Sat Apr 25
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Komodo No Hi: Children's Day Festival

  • Price band: 1/4

Fete Children's Day—a national holiday in Japan—that honors children's

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Sat May 2 - Sun May 3
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52nd Annual Calhoun Carnival

  • Price band: 1/4

Held rain or shine since 1963, this annual spring fair features favorites

  1. The Calhoun School 433 West End Ave, at 81st St, 10024
  2. Sat May 2
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Puppetry Arts Red Hook Family Festival

  • Price band: 1/4

Head to P.S. 15 in Red Hook for a day of carnival activities ($2), t-shirt

  1. P.S. 15 71 Sullivan St, between Richards and Van Brunt Sts
  2. Sun May 3
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Taste of Tribeca

  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Sample grub from Tribeca's best eateries at this 21st annual alfresco

  1. Manhattan
  2. Sat May 16
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Dance Parade and Festival

  • Critics choice
  • Free

This annual procession features more than 80 styles of dance from the

Mamapalooza

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  • Free

This 12-year-old celebration on the Hudson is all about motherhood: Mamas

  1. Riverside Park, Pier I W 70th St, at the Hudson River
  2. Sun May 17
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World Science Festival

  • Price band: 1/4

Shhh: Your kids might actually learn something while having fun at this

  1. Various locations
  2. Wed May 27 - Sun May 31
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Children's Festival of Flowers

  • Free

Kids can explore the Jefferson Market Garden and the various flowers,

  1. Jefferson Market Garden Greenwich Ave, between Christopher and 10th Sts
  2. Sat May 30
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Brooklyn Film Festival kidsfilmfest

  • Price band: 1/4

Young film buffs can spend an hour watching live action and animated

  1. IndieScreen 289 Kent Ave, at South 2nd St, 11211
  2. Sat May 30
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Figment NYC Weekend

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Governors Island explodes with artistic energy at this weekend devoted to

  1. Governors Island Governors Island
  2. Sat Jun 6 - Sun Jun 7
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Egg Rolls and Egg Creams Festival

  • Free

Celebrate Jewish and Chinese cultures at the crossroads of the Lower East

  1. Museum at Eldridge Street 12 Eldridge St, between Canal and Division Sts, 10002
  2. Sun Jun 7
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Museum Mile Festival

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Now in its 37th year, New York’s biggest block party hits town once more,



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