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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!"

  • 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 May 5 - Sun May 17
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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 May 8
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New York Children’s Theater Festival

  • Price band: 2/4

The New York Children’s Theater Festival showcases new creative plays and

  1. Players Theatre 115 MacDougal St, at Minetta Ln
  2. Fri May 8 - Sun May 17
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Mother's Day Weekend Garden Party

Make your trip to the New York Botanical Garden a celebration of Moms with

  1. New York Botanical Garden Adventure Camps 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx River Pkwy at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Sat May 9 - Sun May 10
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Harlem Children's Theatre Festival

  • Free

City College's graduate program in educational theatre sponsors this

  1. Aaron Davis Hall (at City College) Convent Ave, between 133rd and 135th Sts, 10031
  2. Sat May 9
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LIC Springs! Block Party

  • Free

Vernon Blvd between 50th and 46th Aves. Spend the afternoon grooving to

  1. Queens
  2. Sat May 9
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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 May 15
More info

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

  • Critics choice
  • 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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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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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,

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
More info

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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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
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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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
More info

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 Jul 10
More info

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 Jul 17
More info


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