Your Awesome New York Kids Weekend: January 20-22

Your Awesome New York Kids Weekend: January 20-22
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Your Awesome New York Kids Weekend: January 20-22

It’s never too early to start preparing for another awesome weekend in New York City! Get out and enjoy what the winter has to offer, or cozy up with some indoor fun. Bounce the night away at Flight Adventure Park, celebrate and learn all about Lunar New Year or drive bumper cars on ice!

Party at Flight Night Winter Bash

Flight Adventure Park | Details

Bounce the Winter Blues away with the first ever Flight Night Winter Bash! Enjoy a glow in the dark bounce night with a DJ, face painting, games, glow sticks and tons of other fun activities. 

Enjoy Storytime

Books Are Magic Montague | Details

Join Books Are Magic bookstore for a story time with author-illustrator duo Tami Charles and Bryan Collier in conversation with Jacqueline Woodson. Read We Are Here, a moving and poignant story about Black and brown heritage and community. 

Celebrate Lunar New Year With Paper Lanterns

Lewis Latimer House Museum | Details

Drop in for a reading of Lunar New Year by Hannah Elliot and a lantern making workshop in celebration of Lunar New Year. Participants can decorate their lanterns with symbols, words and designs and write wishes and resolutions on the lantern’s exterior. 

Visit The Fantastic Toy Shop

Ballet Long Island | Details

Watch this magical ballet, which centers on a toymaker who crafts exquisite dancing dolls. The dolls perform dances for prospective customers. This ballet is enchanting and fun for all ages. 

Get Away From Home


As the year kicks off, you might already be itching to get away from home and take a vacation with your family. You don’t have to jump on a plane to get away. There are some amazing winter lodges and resorts in the area that are perfect for a weekend getaway. 

Make a Family Art Project

Wave Hill | Details

Learn about the rabbits and their role in the Chinese zodiac with this family art project. Celebrate the start of the Year of the Rabbit by assembling and decorating a fan inspired by rabbits. 

Experience BubbleMania

Staten Island Children’s Museum | Details

Watch as science, art and comedy come together through bubbles, featuring Bubble-ologist Extraordinaire Casey Carle. Watch as Casey creates mind-blowing soap bubble manipulations, including bubble art and giant bubbles, big enough to fit an audience member.

In between the entertainment, learn about why bubbles want to be round, how to manipulate one to become a cube bubble and how to keep your bubbles from bursting. You and your family will have fun while learning all about the physical laws of the natural world. 

Have a Blast at Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party

Nassau Coliseum | Details

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Glow Party is coming to the Nassau Coliseum for the first time ever! Fans of all ages will have the chance to experience the thrill of seeing their favorite Hot Wheels trucks in the dark. Be sure to catch the Crash Zone Pre-Show Party, held before every show. 

Drive Ice Bumper Cars

Van Saun County Park | Details

Experience Bergen County’s Winter Wonderland in an exciting new way. Each session includes two eight-minute rides on the ice. Bundle up and go for a spin on the ice like you never have before.