Your Awesome New York Kids Weekend: June 17-19

Your Awesome New York Kids Weekend

Your Awesome New York Kids Weekend: June 17-19

Have another awesome New York Kids weekend with our list of things to do!  Bring The Family to Garden Family Fair and Free Community Weekend, Attend the Free To Be Your Mini Festival or visit Cross County Center.

Looking for more fun activities to do this summer? Check out Summer Bucket List: 57 Family-Friendly Things to Do in the City and Beyond

Bring The Family to Garden Family Fair and Free Community Weekend

The Morgan Library and Museum | Details

The Morgan Library and Museum celebrates the restoration of J. Pierpont Morgan’s Library with a Garden Family Fair and Free Community Weekend. There will be family crafts, readings, live music, prize raffles, and much more. Museum admission and all activities will be free the weekend of June 18–19. Join us in New York City’s newest greenspace!

Free To Be You Mini Festival

Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park | Details

Join Four Freedoms Park Conservancy for a fun filled FREE mini festival featuring activities including a Latin dance class taught by Ballet Hispánico, Drag Story Hour, Composting and Herb Class from iDig2Learn, Face Painting, and more!

Visit Cross County Center This Summer

8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers | Details

This is the summer of FUN at Cross County Center in Yonkers, NY! Join us this June through August for FREE outdoor concerts and food trucks, Zumba classes and kid’s rock and roll shows, presented by NYC’s Rock & Roll Playhouse. All events are free and take place on The Green Lawn in the middle of Cross County Center! Be sure to stop by your favorite stores to see the latest summer fashions from H&M, Zara, aerie and more. And, enjoy tasty treats at Shake Shack, Five Guys and Carvel. Parking is free year-round.

Buy A Gift for Father’s Day


Father’s Day is the perfect time to show the men in your life how much you care and appreciate them. Every kid wants to find the perfect gift to get their dad but as the years go on, it seems to get harder and harder to find a gift that they’ll actually end up using. For those of you who are still trying to find one, here are some popular options that every kind of dad will love!

Catch An Outdoor Movie

Citywide | Details

Summer is almost here and the weather is finally warmer, making it the perfect time to catch an outdoor movie with the family! Whether you are looking to catch a drive-in movie or grab a blanket and watch your favorite movie in the park, there are so many outdoor movie options throughout the entire summer in NYC.

Plan A Family Road Trip


Get the family together and hop into a car to travel outside of the city! There are so many fun and unique places to explore outside of NYC that will make for the perfect experience for the summer.

Queens Night Market

New York Hall of Science | Details

Take the family out for a night on the town while visiting this family-friendly open-air night market! With over 100 independent vendors in attendance, families can take a look or purchase some merchandise, art, and food while also celebrating the cultural diversity and heritage of NYC and Queens. The market will also be hosting some ​​small-scale cultural performances that will help make your visit a little more fun!

Get Tickets to Stranger Things: The Experience

Duggal Greenhouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard | Details

Calling all Stranger Things fans! You are not going to want to miss this awesome experience opening this weekend in Brooklyn. Guests will have the opportunity to bring this TV show to life by traveling through some of the most iconic places. Stranger Things: The Experience will be open through July 17th and tickets can be purchased on their website.