Fun things to do in New York with Kids. We round up the best events, attractions, museums, shows, parks and playgrounds in NYC. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly activities in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens or the Bronx we’ve got you covered. On rainy days, head to the American Museum of Natural History or the Met, see a Broadway Show or check out one of New York’s children’s museums. We have the best recommendations for family-friendly restaurants and the best kid-approved NYC brunches.
When the sun shines there are even more things to do in New York with kids. Head to Central Park or Prospect Park, dash over to DUMBO to check out Brooklyn Bridge Park or to Williamsburg to Domino Park. Check out Governor’s Island, or take a ride past the Statue of Liberty on a ferry with your children.
In fall, you can go apple picking, pumpkin picking or explore a corn maze. At Halloween we’ll let you know the best NYC neighborhoods for trick or treating. We also have spooky Haunted Houses across New York and Long Island. If it’s cold outside, skate at one of New York’s ice rinks and grab a hot chocolate. At Christmas time New York is just magical for families. Make sure to check out the holiday windows on Fifth Avenue and we’ll tell you the best places to see Santa in New York City.
If you live in New York or are just visiting the city that never sleeps, New York Family always has the scoop on awesome things to do with kids here.