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

Best Christmas events for kids in NYC
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Best Christmas events for kids in NYC

Check out all of the magical happenings! 

Best places to take a pic with Santa
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Best places to take a pic with Santa

Create a lasting memento of the holiday at these locales. 

Holiday trains shows for families in NYC
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Holiday trains shows for families in NYC

All aboard! Grab your tickets for a day of family fun! 

Holiday markets in NYC to hit this winter
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Holiday markets in NYC to hit this winter

Dec 25 is fast approaching! Find the perfect gift. 

Best ice skating lessons for NYC kids
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Best ice skating lessons for NYC kids

Offerings cater to all ages and skill levels!

The best things to do in New York with kids

Best indoor activities for NYC kids
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Best indoor activities for NYC kids

When the winter gets too brutal, take advantage of great indoor activities.

Best Broadway shows for kids
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Best Broadway shows for kids

Options abound—musicals, dramas, comedies and so much more!

Best kids' library branches in NYC
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Best kids' library branches in NYC

Your pint-sized bibliophiles are bound to get lost in the stacks.

Best spots for pet adoption in NYC
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Best spots for pet adoption in NYC

Thinking about a four-legged friend? We scoured the best locales in Gotham for pet adoption.

Upcoming NYC events and festivals for kids

Bronx Zoo Holiday Light Show
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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?