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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.

"Hello from Japan!"

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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 3 - Sun May 17
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Kids Film Fleadh at the Craic Fest

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Gear up for St. Paddy's day with a kid-friendly toast to the Emerald Isle.

  1. Tribeca Cinemas 54 Varick St, at Laight St, 10013
  2. Sat Mar 7
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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. Sat Mar 7 - Sun Mar 22
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Around the World with CMA: Persian Festival

Explore the creative side of Persian culture with this cultural festival

  1. Children's Museum of the Arts 103 Charlton St, between Greenwich and Hudson Sts, 10014
  2. Sun Mar 8
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Around the World with CMA: Persian Festival

Explore the creative side of Persian culture with this cultural festival

  1. Children's Museum of the Arts 103 Charlton St, between Greenwich and Hudson Sts, 10014
  2. Sun Mar 15
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Sober St. Patrick's Day

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Sober St. Patrick's day is an annual event held in four American cities

  1. Cathedral High School 350 E 56th St, at First Ave, 10022
  2. Tue Mar 17
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Family Day: Spring into Nowroz! Celebrate the Persian New Year

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It may still be chilly outside, but you can celebrate the Persian New Year

  1. Asia Society 725 Park Ave, at 70th St
  2. Sat Mar 21
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Macy's Flower Show

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  • 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. Sun Mar 22 - Sat Apr 4
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Around the World with CMA: Persian Festival

Explore the creative side of Persian culture with this cultural festival

  1. Children's Museum of the Arts 103 Charlton St, between Greenwich and Hudson Sts, 10014
  2. Sun Mar 22
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Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum Easter Egg Hunt

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Try to keep the little ones from trampling the flowers as they scurry

  1. Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum 895 Shore Rd, at Pelham Bay Park
  2. Sat Mar 28
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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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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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Puppetry Arts Red Hook Family Festival

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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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Dance Parade and Festival

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  • Free

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

World Science Festival

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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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Brooklyn Film Festival kidsfilmfest

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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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Museum Mile Festival

  • Critics choice
  • Free

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

PrideFest

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  • 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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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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  • Critics choice
  • Free

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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  • Free

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



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