Summer activities for kids in New York City
Our guide to summer activities for kids and families in NYC, including free events, attractions, outdoor destinations and holidays.
- 50 things to do this summer
- Swimming pools for families
- Free outdoor movies for families
- Best beaches in NYC
- Family getaways outside NYC
There's nothing more exciting than summer in the city for New York City school children. After school breaks for the year, NYC is full of free summer activities for kids—everything from outdoor concerts at places like Madison Square Park to special family-themed SummerStage events. Read through our guide to summer activities for kids to find the season's best free events and festivals, plus must-visit summer attractions for kids (Governors Island!), great outdoor activities (beaches in NYC), the best city pools and more. We also have the scoop on the city's best summer camps for kids. Happy summer!
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Summer attractions for kids
- Pier 2, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Furman St, (between Clark and Pierrepont Sts)
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