Your Awesome New York Kids Weekend: March 31-April 2

Your Awesome New York Kids Weekend: March 31-April 2
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Your Awesome New York Kids Weekend: March 31 – April 2

Spring has finally arrived to New York! Kick off the new season the right way with some of these awesome weekend events. Pop into Balloontopia, watch a new take on a classic story and check items off your spring bucket list. 

Celebrate the spring with the ones you love!

Experience Beyond Van Gogh

Samanea Mall | Details

The Beyond Van Gogh experience breathes new life into over 300 of Van Gogh’s works through cutting-edge projection technology and an original score. It’s the largest immersive experience in the country at over 30,000 square feet. Become one with Van Gogh’s paintings. 

Bloom at the Macy’s Flower Show

Macy’s Herald Square | Details

The Macy’s Flower Show is back for its 48th year! Celebrate the enchanting beauty of fragrance and flowers in this extravagant floral display. See how the store’s mezzanine level has been transformed into a lavishly romantic dreamscape featuring thousands of gorgeous flowers. 

Check Items Off Your Spring Bucket List


Spring is finally here! We’ve rounded up a bucket list of some of the best things to do around the city this season. Get out and start tackling the list this weekend. 

Tour the Museum of Failure

Industry City | Details

This pop-up is a collection of failed products and services from around the world. It highlights failures from some huge and well-known companies that creator Dr. Samuel West hopes will inspire visitors to innovate and not be afraid of failure. 

Witness the Feats of Cirque Mechanics

The New Victory Theater | Details

Watch as the adrenaline-driven daredevils of Cirque Mechanics take to the skies in their all-new mechanical masterpiece: a 20-foot-tall windmill powered by sheer strength. This whirlwind of a circus is sure to blow you away. Be sure to check out the pre- and post- show events, too! 

Take a Trip to “El Otro Oz”

Queens Theatre | Details

The Wizard of Oz gets an update in this new story, infused with salsa, merengue and Mexican folk.

As her 15th birthday gets closer and closer, Latiné teenager Dora struggles with ideas about tradition and her impending quinceañera. But when she gets swept to a strange new land, she learns how to embrace her cultural identity. 

Plan A Trip to See the Cherry Blossoms


Cherry blossoms popping up throughout the city is a sure sign that spring has sprung. You can expect cherry blossoms to bloom any day now. Start planning your cherry blossom viewings now! 

Shop at FAD Market

Empire Stores | Details

Join FAD Market as they kick off their 2023 season and highlight over 30 local makers and businesses who call Dumbo’s Empire Stores home.

Brooklyn Made brings together artists and entrepreneurs that make the neighborhood unique. Shop from a curated selection of goods like jewelry, apparel, body and skin care and more. 

Learn on a Botanical Walking Tour

Queens Botanical Garden | Details

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Week by taking the botanical immigrants tour. Learn about the global origins of plants at Queens Botanical Garden and how they’re used in different cultures throughout the world. 

Pop Into Balloontopia

BKLYN Studios @ City Point | Details

Don’t miss New York City’s first Balloon Pop-Up Experience! A playground of giant balloon art and immersive experiences have made their way to Brooklyn. Play with balloons, learn about the history of balloons and take balloon selfies with the art. It’s a free and guaranteed-fun time for all ages.