BONUS EVENT: Camp Fairs
This weekend, our Camp Fairs, in partnership with the American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey, are happening on the Upper East Side and the Upper West Side! It's a great opportunity for you and your child to learn about all of the day and overnight camps in the area and start planning out your child's summer break! Click the link above to register for this weekend's fairs, happening Dec. 9 on the UES and Dec. 10 on the UWS!
Hanukkah Family Day At The Jewish Museum
The Jewish Museum is throwing a jam-packed day of Hanukkah fun for ages 3 and up. Make hand-printed Hanukkah cards to send out to family and friends, create fantastic and innovative light prints, and jam out with Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights as they performs their original Hanukkah song “Spinning.” Plus explore the museum with spotlight tours and printed family guides.
7th Annual Holiday Sing-A-Long With Dan Zanes & Freinds At City Winery
Dan Zanes’ annual Holiday Sing-A-Long is back! This year Zanes is inviting some of his musical friends to City Winery in SoHo for his seventh annual holiday show. The Grammy award-winning children’s singer blends folk, early rock, and English music hall numbers together to create his unique, kid-friendly songs that even grown-ups will love.
Coca-Cola Winter Wonderland At The Apollo Theater
Kick-off your holiday season with entertaining activities for the whole family at the Coca-Cola Winter Wonderland. Families can enjoy spirit-lifting performances, and little ones can snap a picture with Santa Claus! In the spirit of the season, Coca-Cola Winter Wonderland is collecting unwrapped, new or used toys, books, and clothing in good condition for boys and girls ages 3-18 for its Children’s Foundation. Families can enjoy a fun-filled afternoon and help out other kids!
“Peter And The Wolf” With Isaac Mizrahi At The Guggenheim Museum
American fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi narrates the classic children’s fairytale as the cast performs the story with creative choreography and music. The 30-minute show will take place at The Guggenheim Museum on December 2-3 and December 8-10 at varying times.
“The Polar Bears Go Up” At Lincoln Center
See polar bears explore uncharted territory! Head over the Lincoln Center for a show you can’t miss, “The Polar Bears Go Up.” Watch as the polar bears race each other through an area they’ve never been before, the sky. Laugh and have fun as the polar bears climb trees, jump from cloud to cloud, and reach space.
9th Annual St. Nicholas Cookie Walk At St. Nicholas Of Myra Orthodox Church
Get your sweet tooth ready for all the cookies your heart can desire at the 9th annual Cookie Walk. Come to St. Nicholas of Myra Orthodox Church for a day of cookie eating, arts and craft, and delicious hot chocolate. There will be two sizes of boxes ($15 and $35) to fill with delicious holiday cookies of 75 different varieties. There will also be a gluten free and vegan sampler pack at the Hot Chocolate Bar. You may also be able to get a picture with Santa Claus!
“Biscuit The Little Yellow Puppy” At TriBeCa PAC
Come check out the musical everyone will be talking about! “Biscuit The Little Yellow Puppy” is based off the series “Biscuit” which has more than 17 million books in print. Follow along as Little Girl gets Biscuit has a birthday present but quickly learns her new friend is more work than she thought. Follow Biscuit through its adventures to make new friends, explore, and cause a little mischief and follow Little Girl as she tries teach her new puppy how to behave and be a part of its new family.
“Judy And The Maccabees: A Hanukkah Family Musical” At Kaufman Music Center
Come see the story behind Hanukkah reimagined. Head over to the Kaufman Music Center to enjoy a musical and strength, courage, and fun! Follow along as the titular character, Judy, leaves her father to help the Maccabees.
National Marionette Theatre: “Pinocchio” At Symphony Space
Experience Carlo Collodi’s classic tale like never before. Come up to Symphony Space for a Marionette storytelling of “Pinocchio.” Follow the tale of a puppet that desperately wants to become a real boy. For children on the autism spectrum, the show will feature brighter lighting in the audience, lowered sound levels, and a designated quiet area.
“The Yorkville Nutcracker” At The Kaye Playhouse In Hunter College
Families will enjoy this enchanting ballet performed by the infamous dancers from Dance Patrielle Company presents a feature performance of “The Yorkville Nutcracker.” This holiday ballet set in 1895 New York that will take kids of all ages on a journey through Central Park, Gracie Mansion, and a sleigh ride to the Bronx Botanical Garden. The ballet will feature special guest stars that include Abi Stafford and Stephen Hanna as the Sugar Plum Fairy and her cavalier.