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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.

World Science Festival

  • Price band: 1/4

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

  1. Various locations
  2. Fri May 29 - Sun May 31
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FAB Fridays

  • Free

Two Fridays per month this summer, the FAB Alliance hosts themed outdoor

  1. Fowler Square Fulton St, at Lafayette Ave, 11217
  2. Fri May 29
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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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22nd Annual Red Hook Fest

  • Free

Dance Theater Etcetera once again turns Valentino Park into an outdoor

  1. Louis J. Valentino Jr. Park and Pier Coffey St, at Ferris St
  2. Thu Jun 4 - Sat Jun 6
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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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P.S. 84 Garden Party

  • Free

Activities run the gamut at the Williamsburg elementary school's annual

  1. P.S. 84 Jose De Diego 250 Berry Street, between S 1st and Grand Sts, 11211
  2. Sat Jun 6
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Red Hook Fest

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Though you might want to leave the kids at home for June 4’s cocktail

  1. Louis J. Valentino Jr. Park and Pier Coffey St, at Ferris St
  2. Sat Jun 6
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Bryant Park Word for Word Kids

  • Free

The kids’ edition of the popular Word for Word reading series includes

  1. Bryant Park Reading Room W 42nd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves
  2. Sat Jun 6
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Egg Rolls, Egg Creams & Empanadas Festival

  • Free

Celebrate the cultures of Jewish, Chinese and—a new addition this

  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,

FAB Fridays

  • Free

Two Fridays per month this summer, the FAB Alliance hosts themed outdoor

  1. Putnam Triangle Plaza Fulton St, between Cambridge Pl and Grand Ave, 11238
  2. Fri Jun 12
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Big Apple Barbecue Block Party

  • Free

Embrace your inner kid with the best finger foods around! Sauce-slathered

  1. Madison Square Park 23rd St to 26th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves, 10010
  2. Sat Jun 13 - Sun Jun 14
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Bryant Park Word for Word Kids

  • Free

The kids’ edition of the popular Word for Word reading series includes

  1. Bryant Park Reading Room W 42nd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves
  2. Sat Jun 13
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Hip Tot Family Day

  • Free

Celebrate the end of each month with Hip Tot–quality entertainment. In

  1. Lakeside at Prospect Park Prospect Park, enter at Lincoln Rd and Ocean Ave, 11215
  2. Sun Jun 14
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DayLife

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Orchard St between Delancey and E Houston Sts. Subway: F to Delancey St; J

  1. Manhattan
  2. Sun Jun 14
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FAB Concerts for Kids

  • Free

Once a month during the spring and summer, FAB Alliance hosts live outdoor

  1. Putnam Triangle Plaza Fulton St, between Cambridge Pl and Grand Ave, 11238
  2. Fri Jun 19
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Brooklyn Bridge Park Family Field Day

  • Free

There couldn't possibly be a more perfect place than Brooklyn Bridge Park

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Sat Jun 20
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Bryant Park Word for Word Kids

  • Free

The kids’ edition of the popular Word for Word reading series includes

  1. Bryant Park Reading Room W 42nd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves
  2. Sat Jun 20
More info

FAB Fridays

  • Free

Two Fridays per month this summer, the FAB Alliance hosts themed outdoor

  1. Fowler Square Fulton St, at Lafayette Ave, 11217
  2. Fri Jun 26
More info

Puppetry Arts Festival of Brooklyn

  • Free

Set in Park Slope’s coolest playground, this popular community festival

  1. J.J. Byrne Playground Washington Park at 3rd St, between 4th and 5th Aves
  2. Sat Jun 27
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Bryant Park Word for Word Kids

  • Free

The kids’ edition of the popular Word for Word reading series includes

  1. Bryant Park Reading Room W 42nd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves
  2. Sat Jun 27
More info

PrideFest

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Hudson St between Abingdon Sq Park and W 14th St. Subway: A, C, E to 14th

  1. Manhattan
  2. Sun Jun 28
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Bryant Park Word for Word Kids

  • Free

The kids’ edition of the popular Word for Word reading series includes

  1. Bryant Park Reading Room W 42nd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves
  2. Tue Jun 30
More info

International African Arts Festival

  • Critics choice

While this four-day festival started as a small community fundraiser, it

  1. Commodore Barry Park Navy St, between Flushing and Park Aves
  2. Thu Jul 2 - Sun Jul 5
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