September events calendar for kids in NYC

Check out our September events calendar for kids to find the best festivals, performances and more events for kids
Photograph: Courtesy Hudson River Park Trust

The summer's out of reach, but there's no reason to sulk.There are so many amazing kids' events taking place throughout the city that your crew will be more than willing to swap the bathing suit for a cozy sweater (and pumpkin-spiced treat). Check out our September events calendar for kids and get ready to plan a fun outing with your whole brood.

Summer? Oh, we forgot all about you! See you next year. 

RECOMMENDED: Full NYC events calendar for families 

Don't forget to participate in fall's most anticipated activities: a trip to the best apple picking NYC has to offer, the most exciting fall festivals and fairs in the area and a pitstop at the ideal locales to go pumpkin picking near NYC.

(Psst, parents: We won't tell your kiddos that you're scoping out our back-to-school guide or the NYC school calendar 2018–2019.) 

September 2018 events calendar for kids

Photograph: Courtesy Richard Termine

The New Victory Theater 2018/2019 Season

icon-location-pin New Victory Theater, Midtown West

There's nothing like scoring tickets to a show in NYC. As the 2018-2019 lineup quickly approaches, the New Victory Theater—which gives families an opportunity to enjoy international performances—has provided a glimpse into what fans can expect when the curtains rise (dance, puppetry, circus acts, to name a few). Here's the new lineup:  Machine de Cirque Opens Sept 28 Tinga Tinga Tales Oct 13–20 Beauty and the Beast Oct 26–Nov 11 Velocity Opens Nov 16 Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams Opens Nov 30 Emily Brown and the Thing Jan 26–Feb 3 A Simple Space  Feb 9-24  Ajijaak on Turtle Island Opens March 1, 2019 Fiesta Con Sonia De Los Santos March 15 & 16  The Nature of Forgetting  March 23–31    SNAP Opens April 13, 2019   Silent Voices: Lovestate Opens May 2, 2019   Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days Opens May 10, 2019

Things to do, Exhibitions

"Impractical Jokers: Homecoming"

icon-location-pin Staten Island Museum, Midtown West

Ready for a few laughs? Well you're in luck. The masterminds behind the popular TV series Impractical Jokers are coming back where it all originated. This exhibit gives fans an up-close and personal look at costumes, props and even secrets behind the show. Make sure you're on your A-game: There will be a few interactive impractical surprises on display throughout the exhibit. All ages. 

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