Things to Do

Things to do with kids in New York, including events this week, free things to do, fairs and festivals, story time, theater for kids, and kids' entertainment

Where to go apple picking near NYC
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Where to go apple picking near NYC

The only thing crisper than the autumn air will be your Granny Smiths. 

OMG! Chelsea Waterside Park Play Area is finally open
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OMG! Chelsea Waterside Park Play Area is finally open

Scratch "visit an epic NYC playground" off your summer bucket list. The Chelsea Waterside Park Play Area has officially reopened after nearly a year of renovations.

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

These 101 things to do with kids in NYC are a surefire way to have the best afternoon ever! 

The best peach picking near NYC
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The best peach picking near NYC

Find the best peach picking near NYC with our helpful guide! Trade your local grocery or co-op visit for a family day trip to these nearby peach orchards.

Family movies on Netflix for all ages
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Family movies on Netflix for all ages

Consider this your ultimate guide to family movies on Netflix!

The best things to do in New York with kids

Guide to school closings in NYC
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Guide to school closings in NYC

When the weather outside is frightful...parents know it’s not so delightful to navigate school closings. 

The best plays for kids in New York City
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The best plays for kids in New York City

You can't go wrong with Matilda, Gazillion Bubble Show and Aladdin!

The 50 best family attractions in NYC
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The 50 best family attractions in NYC

Thought you've seen 'em all? Think again.

The best Disney princess movies for kids
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The best Disney princess movies for kids

These Disney princesses run the gamut from damsels in distress to modern girls who play by their own rules.

Upcoming NYC events and festivals for kids

Arthur Ashe Kids' Day
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Arthur Ashe Kids' Day

Kick off the 2017 U.S. Open in style at this annual tennis and music fest. The live stadium show features live performances from big names in music (TBA for this year) and past preformers have included Flo Rida, Zara Larsson and Troye Sivan. There will be exhibition matches and skills competitions with tennis pros. Be sure to come by with the family beforehand to check out the free activities on the grounds, like youth tennis workshops. hair braiding, face painting and autograph signings. All ages.      

Kids Fest: Stages in the Square
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Kids Fest: Stages in the Square

At this celebration, kids enjoy free fun like a puppet show, an amazing circus show, dance performances and more. You can even use the visit as an excuse to grab a burger and a strawberry shake at Shake Shack. Ages 12 and under.

Chile Pepper Festival
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Chile Pepper Festival

Adventurous eaters descend upon the Chile festival, where taste-testing is reserved for the brave, to send off summer with a bang. Try some artisanal spicy snacks and desserts featuring products exclusively created for the festival (like chile chocolates). While you nosh, take the sizzling tunes from bands from all over the world while your kids enjoy fun activities. All Ages.

Atlantic Antic
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Atlantic Antic

Atlantic Ave closes down for New York City’s largest street fair, now in its 44th year and featuring hundreds of amazing vendors. Expect children's activities, delicious food of all kinds, live performances and more! All ages.

New York's biggest events for kids by month