Catch Frozen-themed holiday windows
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Ice bumper cars hit Brooklyn
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Dig into FAO Schwirl this holiday season
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Best upcoming events and festivals

Bronx Zoo Holiday Light Show
icon-location-pin The Bronx
Bronx Zoo Holiday Light Show

The grand spectacle is bigger—and greener—than ever!

LuminoCity Festival
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LuminoCity Festival

Twelve acres of radiant art will take over Randalls Island this winter.

NYC Winter Lantern Festival
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NYC Winter Lantern Festival

After a glowing reception in 2018, the NYC Winter Lantern Festival returns!

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park
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Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park

The NYC tradition is up and running! Which vendors will you hit first? 

Trolls LIVE!
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Trolls LIVE!

It's Hug Time with Poppy and co...or is it?! 

Jurassic World Live
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Jurassic World Live

You'll feel like you've stepped straight into a scene of Jurassic Park!

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Latest news

Gnarly! Big SNOW indoor ski and snowboard park opens at American Dream Mall
News Gnarly! Big SNOW indoor ski and snowboard park opens at American Dream Mall

Big SNOW, the indoor ski and snowboard center at the American Dream mega mall in New Jersey—the first of its kind in the country—opened to the public...

Woohoo! Target is opening a store in Times Square!
News Woohoo! Target is opening a store in Times Square!

Shoppers, rejoice!  According to an exciting announcement, Target plans to open a new location in Times Square. This means running errands after work will...

A portal to the Star Wars universe just opened in SoHo
News A portal to the Star Wars universe just opened in SoHo

You have to wait until Dec 20 to see Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the final chapter in the epic movie franchise, but you can step into the Star Wars...

YES! Bryant Park will bring back ice bumper cars in 2020!
News YES! Bryant Park will bring back ice bumper cars in 2020!

It's time to ditch those ice skates and get behind the wheel. Following the success of the 2019 FrostFest, Bryant Park will once again allow visitors to try...

Here's how the weather will impact NYC Schools tomorrow
News Here's how the weather will impact NYC Schools tomorrow

Although we're expecting some winter weather, kids shouldn't be thinking about snow day activities just yet.  According to a series of tweets from the New...

Disney and Saks Fifth Avenue reveal stunning Frozen-themed holiday windows!
News Disney and Saks Fifth Avenue reveal stunning Frozen-themed holiday windows!

It's beginning to look a lot like Arendelle!  The NYC Christmas season is in for a dose of Frozen fun courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue. The retailer has teamed...

Wahoo! Toys “R” Us will reopen this week, and we can't wait to shop!
News Wahoo! Toys “R” Us will reopen this week, and we can't wait to shop!

Drumroll, please.  The moment we've all been waiting for is finally here: Toys “R” Us is scheduled to open on Saturday, Nov 30 at Westfield Garden State...

The New York Public Library reveals the best kids' books of 2019!
News The New York Public Library reveals the best kids' books of 2019!

Good news for young bibliophiles: The New York Public Library just announced the best books of 2019, and its comprehensive list includes the 100 best books...

Macy's holiday windows have been unveiled, and the display is super festive!
News Macy's holiday windows have been unveiled, and the display is super festive!

In a grand affair on Nov 21—complete with fireworks, Christmas carols and appearances from Santaland elves—Macy's unveiled its joyful 2019 holiday window...

Cartoon Network Hotel has begun accepting 2020 bookings
News Cartoon Network Hotel has begun accepting 2020 bookings

Does your family host the We Bare Bears on a regular basis? Can't refuse Adventure Time with Finn and Jake? If so, you'll want to "toon" in for some exciting...

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Time Out New York Kids magazine

Time Out New York Kids magazine
Things to do Time Out New York Kids magazine

Well hello there! Want to read our magazine and connect?

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What we're into right now

Win a free party at Gotham Gymnastics
Win a free party at Gotham Gymnastics

You'll get one hour in the gym, plus 30 minutes in the party area and a special T-shirt for the birthday kid.

Dyker Heights holiday bus tour
icon-location-pin Union Square
Dyker Heights holiday bus tour

Experience the most extravagant Christmas light displays in the country!

Win a pair of tickets to the Hello Panda Festival at Citi Field
Win a pair of tickets to the Hello Panda Festival at Citi Field

Experience New York City's largest lantern festival, with gigantic light displays, fab food and drink and more!

Intrepid Priority Access Tickets
icon-location-pin Hell's Kitchen
Intrepid Priority Access Tickets

Take an interactive journey through history and innovation as you explore the legendary aircraft carrier.

MoMA Skip-the-Line Access
icon-location-pin Midtown West
MoMA Skip-the-Line Access

Your skip-the-line ticket includes a free audio guide, special exhibitions, films and gallery talks. 

Wicked
icon-location-pin Midtown West
Wicked
4 out of 5 stars

Thanks to Winnie Holzman’s witty book and Stephen Schwartz’s pop-inflected score, Wicked soars. 

New York Botanical Garden
icon-location-pin The Bronx
New York Botanical Garden

Give city kids a chance to explore lush landscapes on this 250-acre expanse.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
icon-location-pin Midtown West
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
5 out of 5 stars

The world of Harry Potter has arrived, Hogwarts and all, and it is a triumph of theatrical magic. 

Visit the Museum of Natural History
Visit the Museum of Natural History

Visit cool exhibits new and old at your favorite museum in NYC.

Old-fashioned fun
Old-fashioned fun

Get arcade play or two-hours for the kiddos at the Chinatown Fair this summer

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101 things to do with kids in NYC
Things to do 101 things to do with kids in NYC

NYC's coolest indoor playgrounds
Sports and fitness NYC's coolest indoor playgrounds

Delicious family restaurants in NYC
Restaurants Delicious family restaurants in NYC

Free museum days for families
Attractions Free museum days for families

Best toy stores in NYC
Shopping Best toy stores in NYC

Ice skating spots in NYC
Things to do Ice skating spots in NYC

Best Broadway shows for kids
Theater Best Broadway shows for kids

Best family movies
Things to do Best family movies

NYC's best family attractions
Attractions NYC's best family attractions

Best kids’ playgrounds in NYC
Things to do Best kids’ playgrounds in NYC

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New York events calendar for kids

November events
Things to do November events

December events
Things to do December events

January events
Things to do January events

February events
Things to do February events

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Your guide to Macy's Santaland 2019
Attractions Your guide to Macy's Santaland 2019

Museum of Ice Cream opens this December
News Museum of Ice Cream opens this December

Toys “R” Us reopens in time for the holidays
News Toys “R” Us reopens in time for the holidays

Santa's HQ comes to Queens
News Santa's HQ comes to Queens

Smorgasburg heads indoors this winter
News Smorgasburg heads indoors this winter

Gnarly! A slime experience hits NYC
News Gnarly! A slime experience hits NYC

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