UPDATED June 2017: Let freedom ring! Here are the best 4th of July events in the New York City area, including historical Independence Day celebrations, where to see fireworks in NYC, Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, and more!
The Come Out & Play Festival will return to New York City for its 12th year this summer from July 21-22.
Sugartooth Tours is gearing up for its Ice Cream Sundays Frozen Treats Tour for the fourth summer in a row.
Manhattanhenge is a recurring phenomenon each summer that offers breathtaking views of the sunset through Manhattan’s grid. Here’s when to see it this year.
Staten Island FunPark, formerly known as Staten Island Go Karts, will open on April 1, the new name a reflection of the park’s improvements and future new attractions.
Governors Island will open one month early for the 2017 season.
There are so many fun summer activities we must forgo when the weather is too cold. But in fact, you don’t have to wait for warmer weather to enjoy some summer fun. Gather the family and check out these great summer activities you can do in winter, swimsuits required—seriously!
Camelback Resort may offer ski slopes and an indoor water park in the winter, but you can visit the outdoor water park, zip line, and rides during warm-weather months.
A family guide to visiting the sculpture garden Storm King Art Center in New Windsor, NY.
Discover our top recommendations for September things to do with kids in NYC, Long Island, Westchester, Rockland, Fairfield, and beyond!
SplashDown Beach, located in Fishkill, is an outdoor waterpark that is the perfect size for families.
The New York Renaissance Faire is back in Tuxedo, NY, for its 39th season, which runs Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day through Oct. 2.
Families are invited to enjoy the last few weekends of summer at the annual Summer Streets event. Nearly seven miles of NYC streets will be closed to traffic so that families can run and play.
A roundup of activities to celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, which includes, crafts, sports, gymnastics, and more.
A mom's take on visiting the Rye Playland amusement park with little children, from Kiddyland to the Whip.
An in-depth look at how the dedicated and well-trained crew of lifeguards keep everyone safe at water parks.
Check out these late summer fairs happening in the New York area.
Make the most of the final month of summer break with these things to do with kids in NYC and beyond in the month of August.
How to help ensure that kids' time in the swimming pool or water park is safe and fun.
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.
Bryant Park Presents, an outdoor performing arts series, has announced the free series Accordions Around the World to kick off June 29.
Here are our top suggestions for things to do with kids in NYC and the surrounding suburbs in July.
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.
The State Fair in East Rutherford, NJ—kicks off on June 23 for 17 days of fun.
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.