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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.

Spring Eggstravaganza at the Queens Zoo

  • Price band: 1/4

In addition to the usual activities (think egg hunts, themed arts and

  1. Queens Zoo 53-51 111th St, at 53rd Ave
  2. Sun Apr 20
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Maker Fest at CMOM

  • Price band: 1/4

Spend spring break at CMOM for 11 whole days of artist- and scientist-led

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Sun Apr 20 - Tue Apr 22
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Freedom Art Jam

  • Price band: 1/4

The Jewish Museum presents a family-friendly art and dance party for

  1. The Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Ave, at 92nd St, 10128
  2. Sun Apr 20
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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. Tue Apr 22
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Earth Day New York 2014

  • Free

For two days, Grand Central Terminal will transform into an educational

  1. Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall 42nd St, between Vanderbilt and Lexington Aves
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Thu Apr 24
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Arbor Day Celebration

  • Free

In this celebration of trees and wildlife, kids can learn about all the

  1. Prospect Park Audubon Center enter at Ocean Ave, and Lincoln Rd
  2. Fri 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. Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater 10 W 64th St, between Central Park West and Broadway
  2. Fri Apr 25 - Sun May 18
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Puppetry Arts Park Slope Family Festival

  • Free

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

  1. Brooklyn
  2. Sat Apr 26
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Prospect Park Fair

  • Free

Experience all the best parts of a New York City street fair, but

  1. Prospect Park Bandshell Prospect Park West, at 9th St
  2. Sat Apr 26
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St. George Day Festival

  • Free

Now in its eighth year, the St. George Day affair fetes the arts and

  1. Tompkinsville Park Bay St, at Victory Blvd
  2. Sat Apr 26
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35th Annual Antique Auto Show

  • Price band: 1/4

Take your budding auto buff to check out some true antiques—cars that is,

  1. Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, between 73rd Rd and 74th Ave
  2. Sun Apr 27
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Hip Tot Family Day

  • Free

Celebrate the end of each month at the trendy South Slope beergarden at

  1. Greenwood Park 555 Seventh Ave, between 19th and 20th Sts, 11215
  2. Sun Apr 27
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The Morgan's Spring Family Fair

  • Price band: 1/4

In conjunction with the 70th anniversary of Antoine de Saint-Exupery's The

  1. The Morgan Library & Museum 225 Madison Ave, at 36th St
  2. Sun Apr 27
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51st Annual Calhoun Carnival

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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 3
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Columbia Greenhouse Nursery School Spring Fair

  • Price band: 1/4

West 116th St between Amsterdam Ave and Morningside Drive. Hop through a

  1. Manhattan
  2. Sat May 3
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Hippo Playground Annual Spring Fair

This festival, now in its 31st year, comes complete with a bouncy castle,

  1. Riverside Park, Hippo Playground 91st St, at Riverside Dr
  2. Sun May 4
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UWS Celebrates Israel: Family Street Fair

  • Free

Spring has finally sprung, and that means at least one thing: more street

  1. JCC in Manhattan 334 Amsterdam Ave, at 76th St
  2. Sun May 4
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5th Annual Kings County Fair

  • Price band: 1/4

Older kids can enjoy a bevvy of stomach-churning roller coasters, while

  1. Aviator Sports and Events Center Floyd Bennett Field, Hangar 5, 11234
  2. Thu May 15 - Tue May 27
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Spring Kids Fest

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Once again, Time Out Kids in partnership with the Madison Square Park

  1. Madison Square Park 23rd St to 26th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves, 10010
  2. Sat May 17
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Taste of Tribeca

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  • Critics choice

Sample grub from Tribeca's best eateries at this 20th annual alfresco

  1. Manhattan
  2. Sat May 17
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Dance Parade

  • Critics choice
  • Free

At this eighth annual procession, which features more than 80 styles of

  1. Parade route
  2. Sat May 17
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Mamapalooza

  • Critics choice
  • Free

This 11-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 18
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Hip Tot Family Day

  • Free

Celebrate the end of each month at the trendy South Slope beergarden at

  1. Greenwood Park 555 Seventh Ave, between 19th and 20th Sts, 11215
  2. Sun May 18
More info

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 28 - Sun Jun 1
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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 31
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