Coney Island is home to the New York Aquarium, Luna Park and Deno's Wonder Wheel, the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball team, and of course, the famous beach and boardwalk. See our guide for what to do when visiting Coney Island with your family.
The 2010 Nassau Coliseum Fair, the largest event of its kind in the New York metro area, will take place weekend through July 11 this year and will feature family entertainment such as the Lance Gifford Magic Illusion Show, Great American Frontier Show, a petting zoo, Wolves of the World show, Old West Theatre's vaudeville show, carnival rides, games, and tons of other attractions.
Our guide to fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland County, NY this July includes Fourth of July festivals, a model rocket launch, and outdoor concerts in Clarkstown, Haverstraw, Nanuet, Nyack, Pearl River, Pomona, Stony Point, and Suffern.
Updated: July 2015. We've put together a full schedule of the outdoor concerts happening this summer in parks throughout Rockland County, including Clarkstown, Congers, Haverstraw, Stony Point, and West Nyack.
Wondering where to watch Fourth of July fireworks in Rockland County? Check our guide to Independence Day festivals and fireworks displays in the area, including Nanuet, Nyack, Pearl River, and Pomona.
Planning a family trip to Jamaica? The Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club is an all-inclusive vacation spot that features Sesame Street characters and other fun programs for kids as well as scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and more for the whole family.
Monster Mini Golf will open an indoor glow-in-the-dark course in Nanuet in late June. Monster Mini Golf hosts birthday parties, accommodates those with special needs, and is fun for the whole family.
A music therapist and award-winning children's musician offers tips on bringing your child to a concert or other live music performance, including how to choose the best venue, prepare kids for the show, and help them engage with the music.
Looking for fun summer activities for kids? We've got 125 awesome ideas to keep kids entertained all summer long, including cool day trips and historical locations in the NYC area, fun summer toys, and free activities to do outside and in your own backyard.
Sahara Sam's Oasis, a water park in West Berlin, NJ, debuted a $6.5 million outdoor expansion called The Beach Club at the start of its 2013 summer season.
Updated August 2015. Looking for fun day trips that will keep you and your kids entertained while learning during the summer and on weekends? We've compiled a chronological list of 16 historic places in the New York metro area that offer plenty of fun while keeping the kids engaged.
One Long Island dad is making it his mission to teach children about pool and swimming safety through the Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force.
Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with your kids on Long Island this June includes family activities in Lindenhurst, Oakdale, Osyter Bay, Port Jefferson, Port Washington, Riverhead, Roslyn Harbor, Stony Brook, West Sayville, and Wheatley Heights.
Looking for fun and low-cost things to do with your dad on Father's Day in Long Island? Our guide includes 11 family-friendly events in Baldwin, Cold Spring Harbor, Floral Park, Old Bethpage, Oyster Bay, Riverhead, and Rockville Centre.
Find fun and low-cost things to do with your kids in Manhattan this June, including the Museum Mile Festival, a CD release party, new exhibits, and more in Midtown, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Lower Manhattan, Chelsea, and nearby in the Bronx.
Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens this June includes family activities in Flushing, Glendale, Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Long Island City, and Queens Village.
Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn this June includes family activities in Brooklyn Heights, Coney Island, Crown Heights, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Red Hook, and Williamsburg.
Looking for fun and low-cost things to do for Father's Day in NYC? Our list includes everything from baseball games to family dance parties to craft workshops for kids in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.
Our list of 16 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Connecticut this June includes family events in Bridgeport, Greenwich, Hamden, Hartford, New Haven, Norwalk, Shelton, Stamford, Westport, and Wilton.
Looking for fun and low-cost Father's Day events in Fairfield County, CT? Here are our 6 picks, including family activities in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Norwalk, Westport, and Wilton. Make dad a gift, bring him to the zoo, or enjoy a special performance.
Asphalt Green’s new Battery Park City location offers the same athletic and fitness programming to youth, adults, and families, as well culinary and cultural classes. Asphalt Green also offers summer day camp for children ages 4-13, which includes sports and swim instruction, as well as cultural arts.
Our list of 13 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester County this June includes family events in Croton-on-Hudson, Katonah, Mount Vernon, Peekskill, White Plains, Yonkers, and nearby in the Bronx.
Looking for something fun to do for Father's Day in Westchester County? Here are 7 great low-cost events for kids and families in Mount Kisco, Scarsdale, South Salem, White Plains, Yonkers, and nearby in the Bronx.
If you're in Rockland County, NY or neighboring Bergen County, NJ, check out our list of 9 fun and low-cost June events for families, including activities in Bear Mountain, Paramus, Pomona, Tenafly, and West Nyack.