Memorial Day for kids in NYC
Celebrate those who have served our country by making Memorial Day for kids a special opportunity for family time.
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Upcoming NYC events and festivals
Fleet Week at the Intrepid
Celebrate Fleet week on the flight deck of this retired World War II ship. Start the week off right and view Naval and Coast Guard ships sailing up the Hudson River where they’ll travel past the Intrepid’s Pier 86 before docking. Throughout the rest of the week, the museum hosts tons of events for families like a free screening of Top Gun at (May 27 at 7:30pm), a vintage fashion show, swing dance demos and performances by big bands: James Langton's New York All-Star Big Band, George Gee Swing Orchestra and Gordon Webster Big Band (May 28 & 29). Don’t miss a Memorial Day commemoration ceremony featuring veterans and their families on May 30 at 11:30am. At the ceremony, guests can watch an unfurling of a 100-foot American flag and check out the playing of the Taps and a ceremonial wreath laying. All ages.
Go Green! Brooklyn
Families can find fitness workshops, a Greencycle swap station, eco-friendly goods for sale, plus an array of children's activities and live music and dance performances at Brooklyn's ninth annual celebration of all things green. All ages.
Adorama "Sunday Family Funday" Street Fair
For the sixth year in a row, the Chelsea electronics store throws a fair right outside their doors. Expect small carnival rides, games, street performers, tech vendors, raffle prizes and food stands packed inside the closed–off block. 18th Street between Fifth and Sixth Aves. All ages.
Live at the Archway
The Manhattan Bridge Archway is the place to be on Thursday evenings this summer, when this free 18-week performance series serves up swing dancing, world roots music, DJs and more. Kids can shimmy along with lively latin music ensemble Los Hacheros on June 2 and marvel at the ensaring puppet productions of Great Small Works July 28 and Sep 22. Visit dumbo.is to see the full schedule. All ages.