Holi Events for Families 2023

Holi Events for Families 2023
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Holi Events for Families 2023

Holi is a Hindu spring festival that celebrates Krishna, a major deity in Hinduism. It’s a vibrant festival of colors, and there are tons of celebrations all over New York and beyond.

Check out these Holi events with your family this year!

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Holi Storytime & Craft

Webster Library, 1465 York Avenue, New York
Thursday, March 2, 4 pm
Ages 3 and older
Advanced registration required

Celebrate Holi, a Hindu festival in India that is also known as the festival of colors or the festival of sharing love, with a story and craft.

Family Sundays: Happy Hues of Holi

Rubin Museum of Art, 150 W. 17th St, Chelsea 
March 5-26, Sundays, 1 – 3 pm
All ages
Advanced registration required

Celebrate Holi by creating art that evokes the happy hues of this festive holiday.

Holi in NYC

Waterline Square, 400 West 61st Street, Upper West Side
Wednesday, March 8, 4 – 6 pm
All ages
Advanced registration required

Celebrate Holi with powder play, performances, dance workshops and Indian drummers.

Holi (Indian Festival of Colors) Celebration at NYPL

53rd Street Library, 18 West 53rd Street, Upper West Side  
Friday, March 10, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Ages 3-10

Celebrate Holi with a special bi-lingual book reading of Kahani Rangeeli or Colorful Story. In this session author Anu Sehgal, Founder of The Culture Tree, will read a colorful story of Holi with Krishna and his friends.

Book reading will be followed with a puppet making activity and Holi face painting.

Celebrate Holi at the Seaport

The Seaport, 12 Fulton Street, Downtown Manhattan
Saturday, March 18, 11 am – 2 pm
All ages

Celebrate the traditional Indian festival of colors with story time, puppet-making, dance workshops and a puppet show and, of course, spirited fun with brightly colored powder.

Guests are encouraged to wear an all-white outfit to help amplify the Powder Play experience.

Holi On The Hudson 2023

Riverside Park near Pier I Cafe, 500 W 70th St, Upper West Side
Sunday, April 2, 1 – 4 pm
All ages

Admission is free; $15 ticket includes includes kites for the whole family, access to all the creative art activities, and organized performances.

Holi is a Hindu festival of spring with activities to keep the whole family engaged and learning. To add more to the festivities come dressed in casual Indian clothes!


Holi Henna Party

Beach Greene Dunes, 45-19 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Far Rockaway
Saturday, March 18, 2 – 5 pm
All ages

Celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of love, color, the victory of good over evil, and the arrival of spring! The event will feature delicious food, singing, dancing, photobooth and more!

Your support of this event will support the continued work of The Campaign Against Hunger.

Celebrate Holi! Live Music & Dance Performance

Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. Flushing
Saturday, March 18, 2:15 pm
All ages
$15; $10 Members, Seniors, & Students with ID

Join Abha B. Roy, the Srijan Dance Company, and the Apoorva Mudgal Ensemble for a concert to celebrate new beginnings.

Featuring performances of devotional and Hindustani classical raga music, traditional Kathak dance, a dance drama of Holi, folk dances and more, this show celebrates love and forgiveness.

Long Island

Spring into Holi

Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City
Saturday, March 4, 12 – 2 pm
Ages 3 and older
Free with admission: $17; $16 seniors 65 and older.

Originating in India, Holi is a Hindu festival that marks the end of winter and the arrival of the colorful spring season. You’ll learn all about this beautiful festival and make a vibrant spring tree craft to take home. 

Holi Art

Connetquot River State Park Preserve, 4090 Sunrise Hwy. Oakdale
Sunday, March 12, 1 – 3 pm
Ages 13 and older
Advanced registration required

Create colorful works of art inspired by the Holi, The Festival of Colors.


Rhythm India: Bollywood and Beyond

Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South Street, Morristown, NJ
Wednesday, March 22, 7:30 pm
Ages 9 and older

Rhythm India takes you on a journey of dance and celebration through Bollywood and beyond.

Experience joyous dance, vibrant costumes, dynamic music, and soulful rhythms echoing heartbeats of royal palaces and sacred temples, desert villages and modern stages.