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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.

International African Arts Festival

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

  1. Commodore Barry Park Navy St to N Elliott Pl between Flushing and Park Aves
  2. Sat Jul 4 - Sun Jul 5
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Family Performance Festival

Throughout the summer, the Central Park Conservancy will present

  1. Central Park, Great Hill W 106th St at Central Park West
  2. Sun Jul 5
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SummerStage Global Family Day

  • Free

There are tons of concerts for adults at SummerStage, but this show is

  1. Central Park SummerStage Mainstage Rumsey Playfield, Central Park, enter at Fifth Ave and 72nd St
  2. Sun Jul 5
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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 Jul 10
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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 Jul 11
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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 Jul 12
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Family Performance Festival

Throughout the summer, the Central Park Conservancy will present

  1. Central Park, Great Hill W 106th St at Central Park West
  2. Sun Jul 12
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Bastille Day on 60th Street

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  • Free

The fireworks from the Fourth of July have barely cooled, but midtown is

  1. Manhattan
  2. Sun Jul 12
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SummerStage Bronx Family Day

  • Free

Families can marvel at a genre-bending performance by Latin musician,

  1. St. Mary's Park St. Mary's St to E 149th St between Jackson and St. Ann's Aves, 10455
  2. Sun Jul 12
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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 Jul 17
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City of Water Day

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  • Free

This annual fest celebrates the natural resources of the New York harbor

Come Out and Play Festival

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  • Free

Get active with a Family Day featuring a dozen crazy-inventive games. This

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 Jul 18
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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 East River between Adams St and Atlantic Ave, 11201
  2. Sun Jul 19
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Family Performance Festival

Throughout the summer, the Central Park Conservancy will present

  1. Central Park, Great Hill W 106th St at Central Park West
  2. Sun Jul 19
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Rubin Museum Block Party

  • Free

Join The Rubin Museum of Art for it's summer Block Party. Experience live

  1. The Rubin Museum of Art 150 W 17th St, at Seventh Ave, 10011
  2. Sun Jul 19
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SummerStage Queens Family Day

  • Critics choice
  • Free

This Family Day kicks off with Alvin Ailey dancer and teacher Samuel

  1. Queensbridge Park Vernon Blvd to the East River, between Queensboro Bridge and 40th Ave, 11101
  2. Sun Jul 19
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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 Jul 24
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37th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow Wow

  • Price band: 1/4

Bring the whole family to this huge intertribal dance party at the Queens

  1. Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, between 73rd Rd and 74th Ave
  2. Fri Jul 24 - Sun Jul 26
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New York City Children's Poetry Festival

  • Free

Part of the annual New York City Poetry Festival, this youthful fest,

  1. Governors Island
  2. Sat Jul 25 - Sun Jul 26
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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 Jul 25
More info

Family Performance Festival

Throughout the summer, the Central Park Conservancy will present

  1. Central Park, Great Hill W 106th St at Central Park West
  2. Sun Jul 26
More info

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 Aug 1
More info

Family Performance Festival

Throughout the summer, the Central Park Conservancy will present

  1. Central Park, Great Hill W 106th St at Central Park West
  2. Sun Aug 2
More info

SummerStage Staten Island Family Day

  • Free

Staten Island families won't want to miss a dance party from Little Club

  1. Clove Lakes Park 1150 Clove Road, at Fairway Ln
  2. Sun Aug 2
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