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Things to Do with Kids in Queens this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids in Queens this Weekend

Plan your family's best weekend yet in Queens!


Enjoy these fun things to do this weekend with your kids in Queens. Start planning your weekend now with our robust list of the top things to do in Queens.


Editor's Picks for This Weekend

The Roll-A-Rama at the Runway Rink

WHEN: Apr. 15 - Nov. 27, Fridays, 4-8pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 12-8pm
WHERE: TWA Hotel, One Idlewild Drive, Jamaica, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Take a spin around this outdoor rink (to retro tunes, naturally) near the 1958 Lockheed Constellation "Connie" airplane turned cocktail lounge. WANT TO GO? $20; $16 per child younger than 12. 212-806-9000.
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Dog Man: The Musical

WHEN: Sunday, May. 29, 1pm and 3pm
WHERE: Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Corona, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Everyones favorite canine superhero hits the stage in an epic musical adventure.  WANT TO GO? $15. 718-860-0064.
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Even More Weekend Fun

Rock N' Roll Family Jam

WHEN: Apr. 9 - Nov. 19, Saturdays, 11am
WHERE: Astoria Park, 19 19th St., Astoria, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Bring the kids out for a jam packed adventure including family dancing and singing, parachute, "what's in the box", and the best bubble party in NYC!  WANT TO GO? $25. 513-319-4606.
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Queens Night Market

WHEN: Apr. 16 - Aug. 20, Saturdays, 5pm-12am
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 4701 111th St., Corona, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This large, family-friendly open-air night market features up to 100 independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food and featuring small-scale cultural performances. WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods.
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United Skates at Atlas Park

WHEN: Apr. 26 - Oct. 16, Mondays, 10am-10pm; Tuesdays, 4-9pm; Wednesdays, 10am-10pm; Thursdays, 4-9pm; Fridays, 4-10pm; Saturdays, 12:30-10pm; Sundays, 12:30-9pm
WHERE: The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale , NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Go for a roll at this outdoor skating rink! WANT TO GO? Admission starts at $6; $6 skate rental. 347-475-5141.
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Paint Fest FREE

WHEN: Saturday, May. 28, 11am-4pm
WHERE: King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Join the Women in Comics Collective at King Manor for their first in-person comic book festival in 3 years! This outdoor event will feature women-identifying comic artists and will have art workshops, music courtesy of @djblackicon1, local vendors, and a live model drawing session!

WANT TO GO? 718-206-0545 .
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Forest Hills Memorial Day Weekend Parade FREE

WHEN: Sunday, May. 29, 11am, ceremony; 12-2pm, parade
WHERE: American Legion Continental Post #1424 and Forest Hills Kiwanis, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The Forest Hills American Legion Memorial Day Parade returns with an opening ceremony followed by the parade down Metropolitan Ave.  WANT TO GO?
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Maspeth Memorial Day Parade FREE

WHEN: Sunday, May. 29, 1-3pm
WHERE: Maspeth Memorial Day Parade Committee, 69th Street , Maspeth, between 55th Ave. and Grand Ave. , NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Gather to honor America's fallen heroes. WANT TO GO?
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College Point Memorial Day Parade FREE

WHEN: Sunday, May. 29, 2-4pm
WHERE: College Point Memorial Day Parade Committee, 28th Ave. , between Ulmer St. and College Point Blvd. , College Point, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Honor our fallen heroes during Memorial Day at the longest running parade in Queens.  WANT TO GO?
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Astoria Park Carnival

WHEN: Jun. 1 - 5, Wednesday-Friday, 4-11pm; Saturday and Sunday, 12-11pm
WHERE: Under the RFK Bridge, 19 19th St., Corner of Hoyt Ave N and 19th St., Astoria, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Queens' picturesque Astoria Park comes alive with the sights, sounds and aromas of the midway featuring rides, games and carnival cuisine for the whole family. Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $30/20 tickets, or $60/50 tickets plus 1 free ride. (Rides take 2 or more tickets each.) The carnival takes place under the RFK Bridge at Hoyt Avenue N. and 19th Street. Parent/guardian supervision is required for ages 17 and younger. The annual carnival is presented by the not-for-profit Central Astoria LDC.

WANT TO GO? FREE admission. Ride cost varies.. 866-666-3247.
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Looking for more events in your area? Search our comprehensive events calendar.

Whether you're looking for fun things to do with your kids right here in Queens or you're itching to get out of the city with a day trip to a nearby family-friendly destination, there’s lots to do this weekend with your family in the World's Borough, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts activities, seasonal events, parades, and more. Check out our picks for kids' activities in Queens—you're sure to find something to do that keeps the whole family happy and having fun! Look no further for ideas and plan your weekend in Queens with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly (virtual and in-person) events happening in and around your neighborhood, including family fun in Astoria, Floral Park, Flushing Meadows, Corona, Jamaica, Bayside, Woodside, Corona Park, Flushing, Long Island City, Fresh Meadows, Kew Gardens, and the Rockaways, and check out our calendar for hundreds of things to do each month! You can also find things to do around the area in our ManhattanBrooklynWestchesterRockland, and Long Island roundups.

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