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Land of Make Believe: Water Slides, Amusement Park Rides, and Santa

Land of Make Believe: Water Slides, Amusement Park Rides, and Santa

Land of Make Believe in Hope Township, NJ, offers a water park and amusement park geared toward young children.

Your Summer Family Vacation: Water Safety Tips

Your Summer Family Vacation: Water Safety Tips

How to help ensure that kids' time in the swimming pool or water park is safe and fun.

Parents and Pols Want Pop-Up Pool to stay open at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Parents and Pols Want Pop-Up Pool to stay open at Brooklyn Bridge Park

The popular Pop-Up Pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park opened on Tuesday for its fifth and final season, but if some parents and politicians get their way, the pool will stay open beyond this summer.

Hear Accordion Music From Around the World at Bryant Park

Hear Accordion Music From Around the World at Bryant Park

Bryant Park Presents, an outdoor performing arts series, has announced the free series Accordions Around the World to kick off June 29.

Fireworks and Other 4th of July Events in the NYC Area

Fireworks and Other 4th of July Events in the NYC Area

The 4th of July is upon us, so be sure to plan ahead with fireworks fun and other celebratory activities in the New York Metro area.

Top Family Activities for July in the NYC Region

Top Family Activities for July in the NYC Region

Here are our top suggestions for things to do with kids in NYC and the surrounding suburbs in July.

Summer Theater Performances for Youth in New Canaan

Summer Theater Performances for Youth in New Canaan

The Summer Theatre of New Canaan is presenting two new, original productions its 13th season, James and the Giant Peach, and Cinderella, A Fairy’s Tale.

State Fair Meadowlands Opens Today

State Fair Meadowlands Opens Today

The State Fair in East Rutherford, NJ—kicks off on June 23 for 17 days of fun.

Best Places to Picnic in the NYC Area

Best Places to Picnic in the NYC Area

Here are some great spots to have a picnic in New York City.

Where To Catch a Boat Ride in the New York City Area

Where To Catch a Boat Ride in the New York City Area

The New York metro area offers a wide variety of cruises and sails sure to delight all ages, and we’ve collected the very best ones for you right here.

Summer Activities in Queens

Summer Activities in Queens

UPDATED June: Search for the best summer activities for kids in Queens, NY. Our guide helps you choose from Queens kids classes, Queens summer camps, summer programs, activities near Queens, NY, and family excursions in the Queens and New York City area. NYMetroParents has your summer activities in Astoria, Flushing, Jamaica, Fresh Meadows, Kew Gardens, and the rest of Queens, NY.

Summer Activities in Manhattan

Summer Activities in Manhattan

UPDATED June: Do you need great summer activities for kids in Manhattan, NYC? Use our guide to find kids classes, Manhattan summer camps, summer programs, activities near Manhattan, and family excursions close by. Find all of your summer activities for kids in Manhattan, from the Upper West Side, the East Village, Midtown Manhattan, SoHo, Chelsea, and more.

Summer Activities on Long Island

Summer Activities on Long Island

UPDATED June: Find the best summer activities for kids on Long Island. NYMetroParents' guide helps you find kids classes, Long Island summer camps, summer programs, activities and family excursions in Nassau County, including Port Washington, Hicksville, Great Neck, Merrick, and Suffolk County, including Northport, Dix Hills, Commack, Sayville, Cold Spring Harbor, and more in Suffolk County, Long Island.

Summer Activities in Rockland County, NY

Summer Activities in Rockland County, NY

UPDATED June: Search for the best summer activities for kids in Rockland County. Our guide helps you choose from kids classes, summer camps, summer programs, activities near Rockland County, NY, and family excursions. NYMetroParents has your summer activities in Orangetown, Ramapo, New Rochelle, Nyack, Pomona, Suffern, New City, Valley Cottage, and the rest of Rockland County, NY.

Summer Activities in Westchester County, NY

Summer Activities in Westchester County, NY

UPDATED June: Do you need great summer activities for kids in Westchester County, NY? Use our guide to find kids classes, Westchester summer camps, summer programs, activities near Westchester County, and family excursions close by. Summer activities in Westchester are at your fingertips.

Summer Activities in Fairfield County, CT

Summer Activities in Fairfield County, CT

UPDATED June: Find the best summer activities for kids in Fairfield County, CT. NYMetroParents' guide helps you find kids classes, summer camps, summer programs, activities, and family excursions in Fairfield County, including Fairfield, Westport, Greenwich, Stamford, Norwalk, Danbury, and more.

Summer Activities in Brooklyn, NY

Summer Activities in Brooklyn, NY

UPDATED June: Do you need great summer activities for kids in Brooklyn, NY? Use our guide to find kids classes, Brooklyn summer camps, summer programs, activities near Brooklyn, and family excursions close by. Find all of your summer activities for kids in Brooklyn, from Williamsburg to Park Slope, Greenpoint, and Red Hook on NYMetroParents.

Free Summer Outdoor Concerts on Long Island

Free Summer Outdoor Concerts on Long Island

Check out this list of free summer concerts for kids on Long Island.

Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in New York City

Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in New York City

Check out this list of free summer concerts for kids in NYC.

Free Summer Outdoor Concerts in Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield Counties

Free Summer Outdoor Concerts in Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield Counties

Check out this list of free summer concerts for kids in Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield Counties.

The Joys of Eating Inside

The Joys of Eating Inside

If you have to cook everything inside before you cook it outside, why bother?

DIY: Leaf and Flower Prints

DIY: Leaf and Flower Prints

A unique art project for kids using leaves and flowers collected on nature walks.

Top Family Activities for June in the NYC Region

Top Family Activities for June in the NYC Region

Here are our best recommendations for family fun in the month of June.

Governors Island: Family Outing

Governors Island: Family Outing

Governors Island opens May 28, and this season offers summer days filled with outdoor fun, culture, and learning.

Strawberry Festivals and Pick-Your-Own Strawberries in the NYC Area

Strawberry Festivals and Pick-Your-Own Strawberries in the NYC Area

It's strawberry season! Here's a list of strawberry festivals and pick-your-own strawberry farms in the NYC area.




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