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5 Passover Celebrations to Attend with Your Kids in NYC

5 Passover Celebrations to Attend with Your Kids in NYC

We've hand-picked five family-friendly passover events, from dance parties to concerts to seder dinners.

passover palooza with mama doni
Passover Palooza with Mama Doni
WHEN: March 15, 1pm
WHERE: Streit's Matzo Factory, 150 Rivington St., Lower East Side
AGES: Preschool and younger
WHAT: Award-winning children’s entertainer Mama Doni and The Mama Doni Band will entertain families, and Streit’s will offer tours of its legendary Matzo Factory. This will be the very last time for families to see matzos being made at the Lower East Side location before the headquarters is relocated. Mama Doni and her band, which celebrates Jewish culture with irrepressible zest in its interactive family concerts filled with catchy pop songs that break the mold of traditional Jewish music, will perform special Passover tunes such as “Mission Immatzoble” and “Disco Dayeinu.” Another highlight will be the annual Passover Prize Breaks, featuring an array of prizes for those with the correct answers to Passover questions.
WANT TO GO? FREE. 212-475-7000

The City Congregation for Humanistic Judaism: Passover Seder
WHEN: March 28, 1:30pm
WHERE: Holiday Inn Midtown, 440 W. 57th St., Midtown
WHAT: A full Passover seder and delicious meal.
WANT TO GO? $50; $25 children. 212-213-1002.

Freedom Art Jam: Art and Dance Party for Passover
WHEN: March 29, 12-4pm
WHERE: The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Passover celebration featuring art, music, and dancing.
WANT TO GO? Free with museum admission: $15; $12 seniors; $7.50 students; free for children. 212-423-3200.

Passover Family Event: Matzo Madness
WHEN: March 29, 11am-12:30pm
WHERE: Eldridge Street Synagogue, 12 Eldridge St., Lower East Side
AGES: 4-11
WHAT: A day of activities to celebrate Passover. Prizes, surprises, art making, and edible plague making. Discover Eldridge’s own story of freedom on a special scavenger hunt.
WANT TO GO? $15 per family. 212-219-0888.

Family Pre-Passover Program: Stupendous Model Seder with ShirLaLa
WHEN: March 29, 2pm
WHERE: Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, Battery Park
AGES: 3-10
WHAT: Join ShirLaLa for a model seder featuring interactive storytelling, live music, and traditional Passover food.
WANT TO GO? $10; $7 children ages 10 and younger. 646-437-4200. 


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