You and the family can attend events, explore museums, and see work that’s new and from the past with fine and visual art events in the NY Metro area.
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Instead of opting for the usual witch or vampire Halloween costume, consider dressing them up as one of these fun characters by taking our quiz.
The New York Renaissance Faire is back in Tuxedo, NY, for its 39th season, which runs Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day through Oct. 2.
Do you and your kids prefer hikes in the woods, or exotic meals? Outings to the art museum or the Empire State Building? Take this quiz to discover your ideal NYC-area family activities.
This November Circle Line Cruises is offering kids free tickets.
The Rink at Rockefeller Center opens its ice to the public on Tuesday, October 13. Read on to find out about opening day activities, the 2015 season schedule, and fun extras that Rockefeller Center has in store for visitors this winter.
This fall, events all over New York City are commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Lewis Carroll's beloved classic, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
Have the most fun this fall at these family events in and near NYC, including Long Island, Southeast New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Find apple picking, fall festivals, autumn harvest fairs, Halloween activities, corn mazes, Thanksgiving parades, and much more in our guide to fall fun.
There are so many fun things to do in the NYC area, all year 'round! We've picked the top 20 best events for families in each season in the following areas: New York City, Long Island, Westchester County, Rockland County, and Fairfield County, CT.
UPDATED AUGUST 2016: Find u-pick apple orchards and farms in the NYC area, including Long Island, Southeast New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, that offer pick-your-own apples in the fall. In addition to apple picking, many of these farms also offer fun fall extras like hay rides, corn mazes, animal petting zoos, and apple cider pressing.
UPDATED FALL 2015: With Halloween on the horizon, October is the perfect month to take an adventure to the farms and fields for a little pick-your-own family fun. Spend a day in the pumpkin patch and bring home gourds small and large for painting, carving, and cooking. Many of the locations listed here also offer corn mazes, hayrides, and tons of other fall activities. Please note: Dates and availability are subject to change due to weather and demand. We recommend calling ahead before visiting these farms.
Michael Natiello of Garrison has served as the creative director of Westchester's famous Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze for the past nine years. Here, he tells us what we can expect at the 2013 Blaze, which will feature more than 5,000 jack-o'-lanterns.
Your child has finally settled on what she wants to be for Halloween this year. Take her to show off her Halloween costume at these kid-friendly Halloween parties in Queens, and she could take home a prize for the most creative costume.
Head to one of Long Island's best Halloween parties to show off you and your family's creative costumes. Many of the parties will host a costume party so your child can enter for his chance to win a grand prize.
Hiking is a great outdoor activity for the whole family. Author Jeff Alt provides a kid-friendly guide with family hiking tips.
Almost 400 U.S. national parks will offer free admission to all visitors during Veterans Day weekend, and many will also host special events to commemorate the holiday.
Whether you've spent hours sewing together your family's Halloween costumes or you've run to the store to pick up a all-in-one Halloween get-up this year, you've got to have places to go to show off all the effort you put into your outfits. Here are some of the best kid-friendly Halloween parties and events to show off your family's costumes.
Spend time with your kids enjoying the fall weather while taking advantage of all the outdoor Halloween activities the city has to offer. Here are the top four outdoor Halloween activities for kids that should not be missed.
Kids are excited to don their costumes, go trick or treating, and participate in spooktacular fun activities throughout the city, and cool attractions in New York City, including museums and observatories, are hosting their own Halloween parties for kids. We pick the top five you should take your little ones to this year.
Bethel Woods is currently hosting their 14th annual Harvest Festival Season, which features a multitude of family friendly events.
Whether you want a quick day trip with the kids or a long weekend getaway this fall, there are a plethora of options throughout NYC and the outskirts for leaf peeping. The entire state of New York boasts a wide selection of broad-leafed trees in the autumn, and there is a terrific pattern of brilliant red, orange, and yellow shades splattered across the landscape!
Take the family to nearby Mystic, Connecticut, a coastal New England town with a big history, small-town charm, and maritime culture. Read on for exciting descriptions of such Mystic attractions as the Pequot Museum, the Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, and much more.
Check out these scenic outdoor hiking options near New York City, in Southeast New York's Westchester and Rockland Counties, on Long Island, and in nearby Fairfield County, Connecticut. The mountains, parks, and other nature areas listed here are all offer easy hiking and nature trails that kids and families of all skill levels can enjoy. So pack a picnic and get outdoors!
More than 30 miles of diverse, scenic hiking trails exist in NYC – do you know where?
Check out the best shows for kids playing this October in Manhattan - from Angelina Ballerina's stage debut to New York Music Festival's "Shine! The Horatio Alger Musical." You'll find all the information you need here, from plot summaries to show times.
Thanksgiving seems to represent two tenets of American life: food and football. Here are some tips on how to integrate them both into your holiday tradition.
If you decide to host a big family gathering during the holidays, you can make it into fun activity, and even get your kids involved in the process. Older children can help in the kitchen, while younger kids can be occupied with other activities. You can have a great Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Hanukah and an overall memorable holiday season you, your children and your family will remember forever.
This fall from art exhibits to theater, dance, and music performances there is something for everyone.
Thanksgiving’s more fun when the kids get involved. Here is a fun-filled craft for that all-important table centerpiece.
Kugel (Yiddish: n. kugl or koogel, or kigel, in Galicia/Central Europe) is any one of a wide variety of traditional baked Jewish side dishes or desserts, and can be sweet or savory. It is sometimes translated as "pudding" or "casserole." This Thanksgiving Kugel took home the best non-savory title at my Third Annual Casserole Party, and was a Jewish (Brian Tooze)/gentile (Lacey Tauber) collaboration.