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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.

Make Music Winter

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Make Music New York, which inundates public spaces with live music every

Salute to Wildlife Ice Carving Week

Visiting the Bronx Zoo over the winter-holiday break may not have crossed

  1. Bronx Zoo Wildlife Conservation Society 2300 Southern Blvd, at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Fri Dec 26 - Wed Dec 31
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Kwanzaa 2014: Our Brightest Lights

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Families can take in the sights and sounds of African and African-American

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Sat Dec 27
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ReMake the Holidays

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Budding scientists make their mark on the holiday season through hands-on

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Sat Dec 27 - Tue Dec 30
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Kwanzaa 2014: Our Brightest Lights

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Families can take in the sights and sounds of African and African-American

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Sat Dec 27
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Winter Jam

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Amid all the flight delays and messy streets, we may sometimes forget that

  1. Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park 72nd St, at Fifth Ave
  2. Sat Jan 24
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Chinese New Year Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival

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Bundle up and celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year (which falls on

  1. Sara D. Roosevelt Park Chrystie St, between Canal and E Houston Sts
  2. Sat Jan 31
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Hot Chocolate Festival

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Heat-seeking chocoholic families flock to this annual festival, where City

  1. City Bakery 3 W 18th St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10003
  2. Sun Feb 1 - Sat Feb 28
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Washington's Birthday Ball

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Families can celebrate the birth of our nation’s first president at a

  1. Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden 421 E 61st St, between First and York Aves
  2. Sun Feb 15
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Moon Over Manhattan: Celebrate the Lunar New Year

The Asia Society fetes the Year of the Goat with a TBA live music

  1. Asia Society 725 Park Ave, at 70th St
  2. Sat Feb 21
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16th Annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival

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The main event of Chinese New Year in Manhattan, the parade travels from

New York International Children's Film Festival

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This film fest for kiddos showcases 100 new features and shorts from

  1. Various venues
  2. Fri Feb 27 - Sun Mar 22
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Earth Day in Union Square

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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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PrideFest

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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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New York State Fairgrounds

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  1. 581 State Fair Blvd, between Hiawatha and Onondaga Aves, 13209
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Chinese New Year events for NYC kids

Ring in the Lunar New Year with these festive offerings. Family Day:

Passover 2012 events for NYC kids

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Take the Passover celebration beyond the seder this year. New York City's

Arthur Ashe Kids' Day 2012

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From tennis pro meet-and-greets to pee-wee lessons: Here's what not to

World Maker Faire

Head to the New York Hall of Science for a celebration of invention. 

Fall fairs and festivals for New York City families

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Save the dates for these family-friendly festivals. Queens County Fair

VH1 Save the Music Foundation Family Day

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Five things to do at this uptown musical festival. VH1 may be best known

The best things for families to do at the Dumbo Arts Festival

This annual fest serves up family-friendly classes, performances, crafts

90-Second Newbery Film Festival

Award-winning children's books get the film treatment at the NYPL. In

Free things to do with NYC kids over the 2011 holiday break

Celebrate the season without spending a dime. We found no-cost options for

Six things to do at the Kids Food Festival in Bryant Park

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The first annual fest serves up entertainment, healthy edibles and the



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