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Fun Festivals in Brooklyn in May

Fun Festivals in Brooklyn in May

Find the top things to do this month with kids in the NYC area in our Calendar of Events

Gather the family and head to a fun festival in Brooklyn this May! From cultural activities to the arts and more there's plenty of fun to be had this month!

Tribeca Film Festival
WHEN: Apr. 24 - May. 5, Various Times
WHERE: Tribeca Film Institute, Greenwich Street between Hubert and North Moore streets, Tribeca, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The Tribeca Film Festival is back with 10 days of groundbreaking, experiential storytelling. 
WANT TO GO? $55 and up; $12 matinee; $24 evening/weekend. 212-941-2400. tribecafilm.com.

Family Fun Days at the P.S. 290Q Flea Market FREE
WHEN: May. 4 - 11, Saturdays, 10am-4:30pm
WHERE: P.S. 290Q Flea Market, 5520 Metropolitan Ave., Ridgewood, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Join for a bounce house, arts and crafts, an imagination playground, music, face painting, and vendors.
WANT TO GO? ps290qptamarket@gmail.com.

Family Fun Day
WHEN: Saturday, May. 4, 1-5pm
WHERE: Aviator Sports and Events Center , 3159 Flatbush Ave., Marine Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy a large inflatable bounce castle, a petting zoo, face painting, snacks, competitions, and more. 
WANT TO GO? $10 in advance; $15 at the door; free for children 12 and younger. 718-758-7500. aviatorsports.com.

Court Street Brooklyn Festival FREE
WHEN: Sunday, May. 5, 12-6pm
WHERE: Court Street , Court Street Between Union Street and West 9th Street, Carroll Gardens, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This 10-block festival hosts more than 200 vendors and various activities for the kids. 
WANT TO GO? 646-230-0489. clearviewfestival.com.

Brooklyn Owl's Annual Unicorn Celebration FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 11, 10am-7pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Owl, 252 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Heights, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Expect unicorn goodie bags for the first 50 attendees, a "live" unicorn, unicorn activities, a prize wheel, and more.
WANT TO GO? 718-737-7017. brooklynowl.com.

Touch-a-Truck Festival
WHEN: Saturday, May. 18, 11am-5pm
WHERE: P.S. 295, 330 18th St., South Slope, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Climb aboard and explore a wide variety of the working vehicles. Enjoy food trucks, bouncy houses, music, craft projects, and more to round out the day.
WANT TO GO? $10 at the door; $8 advanced; 4 pack $30-$35; Bouncy House, $10 unlimited, $3 per bounce. 718-965-0390. ps295touchatruck.weebly.com.

The Fabulous Fifth Avenue Street Fair FREE
WHEN: Sunday, May. 19, 11am-6pm
WHERE: 5th Avenue , Sterling to 12th Street , Park Slope, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This fair featues food and sale items, rides, bouncy castles, music performances, and more.
WANT TO GO? 718-551-5545. parkslopefifthavenuebid.com.

Fleet Week 2nd Annual Helicopter Landing FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, May. 21, 10am-12pm
WHERE: Miller Field, 600 New Dorp Lane, Staten Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: After the demonstration, various helicopters will be available for tours.
WANT TO GO? militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork.

Parade of Ships FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, May. 22, 8-11am
WHERE: NY Harbor, Hudson River, New York City, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:  The Parade of Ships officially kicks off 2019 Fleet Week New York. The ships will be able to be seen along the Hudson River from Battery Park to just south of the George Washington Bridge.
WANT TO GO? militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork.

Fleet Week at Fort Wadsworth FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, May. 22, 8-11am
WHERE: Fort Wadsworth Overlook, 210 New York Ave., Staten Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Annual event sponsored by the Gateway National Recreation Area and the National Park Service. Spectators will be able to view participating ships as they travel through the New York Harbor during the Parade of Ships.
WANT TO GO? militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork.

Fleet Week General Public Ship Tours FREE
WHEN: May. 23 - 27, 8am-5pm
WHERE: Homeport Pier , 305 Front St., Staten Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Notice to guests, electronic smoking devices are prohibited. Additionally, all guests over the age of 18 will be required to show a valid photo I.D.
WANT TO GO? militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork.

DanceAfrica 2019 Bazaar FREE
WHEN: May. 25 - 27, see website for schedule
WHERE: Ashland Place and Lafayette Avenue, Ashland Place and Lafayette Avenue, Fort Greene, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Browse more than 150 vendors from around the world offering African, Caribbean, and African-American food, crafts, and fashion.
WANT TO GO? 718-636-4100. bam.org/bazaar.

Annual Fleet Week Music Festival FREE
WHEN: Sunday, May. 26, 12-6pm
WHERE: Flagship Brewery, 140 Minthorne St., Staten Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The Flagship Brewery and community members will host their annual music festival in honor of Fleet Week. Local bands scheduled to perform
WANT TO GO? militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork.

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