Your Awesome New York Kids Weekend: March 10-12

Your Awesome New York Kids Weekend: March 10-12
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Your Awesome New York Kids Weekend: March 10-12

We’re back with another roundup of awesome weekend activities for the whole family!

Celebrate a new Harriet Tubman monument with the Newark Museum of Art, attend the Grand Opening of the Dolly Llama’s first New York City location or skate at a pop up roller rink. 

Celebrate Nicaraguan Culture

Rockefeller Center | Details

Catch the kickoff of the Rockefeller Center and Art Production Fund’s 2023 Art in Focus program with a public installation by Nicaraguan-American artist, Joel Gaitan.

Through this exhibit, Gaitan explores his family’s ancestry and his identity as a first-generation Nicaraguan living in Miami. 

Ring in the Spring

Hicks Nurseries | Details

Get your first taste of spring with Hicks Nurseries’ 33rd annual Flower & Garden Show.

This year’s show, “A Novel Approach,” conveys the beauty of nature through powerful storytelling. Welcome in the new season while exploring the nursery’s flowers, trees and shrubs. 

Gather for Newark Museum of Art’s Community Day

Newark Museum of Art | Details

Join the Newark Museum of Art in celebrating the new Harriet Tubman monument and the reopening of the museum’s Seeing America, 18th and 19th century galleries.

This day of dynamic programming will feature live performances, art-making activities, a fashion show, tours of works in the museum and more. 

Visit The Orchid Show

New York Botanical Garden | Details

The Orchid Show returns to the New York Botanical Garden for its 20th year with The Orchid Show: Natural Heritage, created by this year’s guest designer, Lily Kwong.

Experience immersive installations designed with thousands of orchids inspired by Kwong’s own culture and heritage. 

Skate On at the Roller Wave

Atlantic Terminal Mall | Details

This pop-up roller skating rink is fun for the whole family.

Roller Wave pays homage to old-school roller skating rinks while infusing new elements like live music from DJs and performers, food and drink offerings, VIP section, arcade and more. Check out the family programming and other events offered at Roller Wave. 

Celebrate Women’s History Month


March is Women’s History Month! We’ve rounded up some events happening around NYC all month long that kids and families will love.

Learn about women’s contributions throughout history by enjoying music, crafts, STEM activities and so much more. 

Check Out Kidz Con NYC Pop Up

BKLYN Studios @ City Point | Details

This destination experience event where kids get to go into a dream world of fun and discovery and be themselves.

Brands specializing in all things kids join forces to create an ultimate world of interactive play designed to ignite their imaginations and inspire creativity. 

Explore All Things Fashion

French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) | Details

Dress up in your most creative outfits for a TILT Kids Day at FIAF! Learn about different aspects of the fashion world through a variety of fun, interactive workshops and a fashion show. A few lucky attendees will leave with newly transformed outfits! 

Attend Dolly Llama’s Grand Opening

The Dolly Llama | Details

The Dolly Llama is opening their first New York City location, and you’re invited to the grand opening! Enjoy your own personalized waffle and ice cream concoction. Guests will have the chance to win fun raffles and giveaways throughout the day. 

Get Buzzy and Learn About Bees

South Fork Natural History Museum | Details

Did you know that there are around 400 species of bees in the state of New York? Learn about the importance of bees in the ecosystem and construct bee houses to help attract bees to your home gardens. 

Dig In at Family Garden Day

Queens Botanical Garden | Details

Learn all about the Children’s Garden! Participate in planting activities, make crafts and learn about all the programs the Queens Botanical Garden has to offer.