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Enjoy a Fair or Festival in NYC in May

Enjoy a Fair or Festival in NYC in May

Whether you go for the whole day or just a few hours, any of these fairs or festivals in NYC will keep the whole family entertained.

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.

Lincoln Center's 60th Anniversary Block Party FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 4, 10am-2:30pm
WHERE: Lincoln Center Campus, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, Upper West Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate with live music, dance presentations, art-making and craft stations, film screenings, and tours! 
WANT TO GO? 212-875-5999. lincolncenter.org/60/show/block-party.

Calhoun School Spring Carnival FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 4, 11am-5pm
WHERE: The Calhoun School Main Building, 433 W. End Ave., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: 3-17
WHAT: Enjoy games, arts and crafts, face painting, bounce houses, a bake sale, barbecue (vegan friendly), and fresh-squeezed lemonade.
WANT TO GO? 917-566-9549. calhoun.org.

Columbia Greenhouse Nursery School Spring Fair 2019 FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 4, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Columbia Greenhouse Nursery School, 404 W. 116th St., Morningside Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The block becomes a kids' wonderland of games, rides, and animals.
WANT TO GO? columbiagreenhouse.com.

Cherry Blossom Festival FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 4, 12pm
WHERE: Randall's Island Park, 20 Randall's Island Park, Randall's Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Kids will love paper flower making, kite making, Japanese folk dancing and drumming, and crafts. 
WANT TO GO? 212-830-7722. randallsisland.org.

Japanese Cultural Festival FREE
WHEN: Sunday, May. 5, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St., West Village, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate Japan's cultural contributions to the world with performances and interactive arts workshops.
WANT TO GO? 212-274-0986. cmany.org.

36th Annual Hippo Playground Spring Fair
WHEN: Sunday, May. 5, 10am-4pm
WHERE: Hippo Playground , W. 91st St., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Have fun with pony rides, bouncy castles, a petting zoo, games, prizes, crafts, food, cupcake decorating, face painting, and entertainment.
WANT TO GO? prices vary. riversideparknyc.org.

2019 NYC Preschool Fair FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, May. 7, 4:30-6:30pm
WHERE: St. Bart's, 325 Park Ave., New York, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Representatives at independent and private preschools will provide information about the preschool admissions process.
WANT TO GO? 212-737-7385. parentsleague.org.

P.S. 84 Spring Fair FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 11, 11am-5pm
WHERE: P.S. 84 Playground, 32 W. 92nd St., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy rides, crafts, and musical performances by the students.
WANT TO GO? 84web.org.

New York Handmade Collective Spring Pop-up FREE
WHEN: Sunday, May. 12, 10am-5:30pm
WHERE: Grand Bazaar NY, 100 W. 77 St., Upper West Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Find handcrafted merchandise from artisans and designers from the area.
WANT TO GO? 917-992-8857. nyhandmadecollective.org.

12th Annual Japan Day FREE
WHEN: Sunday, May. 12, 9:30am-4pm
WHERE: Central Park Bandshell, 72nd Street Crosswalk, Upper West Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join in for family-friendly Japanese activities, Japanese cuisine, and live performances.
WANT TO GO? 212-398-7145. japandaynyc.com.

The New York Baby Show
WHEN: May. 18 - 19, daily, 10am-4pm
WHERE: Pier 94, 711 Twelfth Ave., Hell's Kitchen, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: A chance to meet more than 200 top global and local pregnancy and baby brands and experts!
WANT TO GO? $30 per family; $20 per individual; children are free. 212-268-3086. tickets.lupevents.com/The-New-York-Baby-Show.

Annual Children's Festival FREE
WHEN: May. 18 - 19, daily, 11am-5pm
WHERE: National Museum of the American Indian, 1 Bowling Green, Lower Manhattan , NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Explore the Taíno culture of the Caribbean with craft activities, music, and storytelling.
WANT TO GO? 212-514-3700. americanindian.si.edu.

Navy Band Concert in Central Park FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, May. 21, 12-1:15pm
WHERE: Central Park Naumberg Bandshell, Terrance Drive near 72nd Street, Upper East Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Navy Band Northeast's "Pops Ensemble" will perform a concert at the Central Park Naumburg Bandshell.
WANT TO GO? militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork.

Fleet Week Navy Band Concert at Arch in Washington Square Park FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, May. 22, 12-1pm
WHERE: Washington Square Park Arch, West 4th Street, Greenwich Village, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Navy Band Northeast's "Ceremonial Band" will perform a concert at the Arch at Washington Square Park.
WANT TO GO? militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork.

Fleet Week U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team at South Street Seaport FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, May. 22, 1:30-2pm
WHERE: South Street Seaport, 12 Fulton St., Seaport, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team will perform at the South Street Seaport.
WANT TO GO? militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork/.

Fleet Week General Public Ship Tours FREE
WHEN: May. 23 - 27, Thursday, 10am-3pm; Friday-Monday, 10am-5pm
WHERE: The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum , Pier 86 , Midtown West, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Tour ships, watch the Parade of Ships, enjoy exhibits, military band concerts, and aviation events.
WANT TO GO? 212-245-0072. militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork/.

Fleet Week Navy Dive Tank in Times Square FREE
WHEN: May. 23 - 25, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Military Island, 43rd and 44th streets, Midtown, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: U.S. Navy divers will dive in the Navy Dive Tank right in Times Square throughout the day. Come by and play tic-tac-toe, see their gear, take photos and learn about U.S. Navy Divers
WANT TO GO? militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork.

Annual Fleet Week Freedom Run FREE
WHEN: Thursday, May. 23, 8-10:30am
WHERE: North Cove Marina , Brookfield Place, Financial District, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The annual Fleet Week Freedom Run is a 1.7 mile fun run through financial district and culminating at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza.
WANT TO GO? militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork.

Fleet Week Navy Band Concert FREE
WHEN: May. 24 - 25, Friday, 8-9:15pm; Saturday, 6-7:15pm
WHERE: Military Island, 43rd and 44th streets, Midtown, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Navy Band Northeast's "Rhode Island Sound" will perform a concert at Military Island in Times Square.
WANT TO GO? militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork.

Fleet Week NYPD/U.S. Navy Association Remembrance Ceremony and Celebration FREE
WHEN: Friday, May. 24, 10am-12pm
WHERE: NYPD Headquarters Auditorium, 1 Police Plaza Path, Two Bridges, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: NYPD/U.S. Navy Association will honor fallen Sailors and police officers during a remembrance ceremony
WANT TO GO? militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork.

Fleet Week Marine Day in Prospect Park FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 25, 9am-4pm
WHERE: Prospect Park - Westside, 95 Prospect Park W., Prospect Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) will host Marine Day in Prospect Park featuring interactive and aviation static displays, demonstrations, and a performance by the USMC Battle Color Detachment
WANT TO GO? militarynews.com/app/fleetweeknewyork.

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