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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.


*Be sure to call venues ahead of time to make sure events are still happening in the wake of coronavirus concerns.* 

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.

IN PERSON The Winter Escape by The Floral Escape
WHEN: Nov. 28 - Jan. 24, Thursdays and Fridays, 11am–4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am–4pm
WHERE: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Winter is upon us and The Floral Escape is ready to spread some holiday cheer! The Winter Escape is all your holiday and winter favorites bundled up into a multi-sensory floral experience like none you have ever visited before. While Santa’s workshop might be in the North Pole, this season he is headquartered right here in Floral Park and his little elves have dreamt up the most magical floral experience you ever did see! Take a stroll through our Gingerbread Village, stop by and smell our Candy Cane Rose Garden or snap an ‘elfie with Santa in his Jolly ‘olly, throne chair. Smile, sparkle & shine to make it a December to remember with endless blooming, photo-ops bound to have you feeling merry & bright! 

WANT TO GO? $24; $15 ages 10 and younger; free for ages 0-1. 718-347-3276. http://queensfarm.org/events.html.

IN PERSON PUBLIC SKATING SESSIONS
WHEN: Dec. 26 - Jan. 31, Sundays, 8:30-9:50am; Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays, 6-8:50am; Thursdays 6-8:50am and 4-5:20pm
WHERE: City Ice Pavilion, 47-32 32nd Place, Long Island City, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Ready to skate? Reserve you session and bring your own skates! 

WANT TO GO? $10. 718-706-6667. https://cityicepavilion.com/.

ONLINE Virtual Family Workshop: Let's Get to Bubble Printing! FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 23, 1-2pm
WHERE: Queens Museum, 111-01 Corona Ave., Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

The Queens Museum invites families to take part in their weekly virtual Drop-in Family Art Workshops. These fun, educational workshops offer families the opportunity to reflect on artworks that are on display at the Museum and to work collaboratively to create unique works of art. The activities are as wildly diverse as the Queens Museum’s dynamic permanent and changing exhibitions.

Family Art Workshops accommodate diverse learners and are accessible to families with children with special needs and English Language Learners.

This week create artwork using paint and bubbles!

To RSVP please contact fkhuda@queensmuseum.org by January 20, 2020.

WANT TO GO? 718-592-9700. https://queensmuseum.org/events/virtual-family-workshop-bubble-printing.

ONLINE The Lioness Ensemble FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 24, 2:30pm
WHERE: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Lioness is a collective of female jazz instrumentalists living in New York City whose mission is to inspire and educate the community at large by sharing music created by women in jazz, both past and present. Through outreach in the schools and in community spaces for the general public as well as providing networking opportunities for female musicians, Lioness performs and conduct workshops focusing on the contributions of women in jazz. In this third and final concert in the Lioness: Women in Jazz Concert Series, the Lioness Ensemble will perform original compositions by members of the group, along with an online Q&A with baritone saxophonist Lauren Sevian, guitarist Amanda Monaco, and tenor saxophonist Jenny Hill. RSVP online. 

WANT TO GO? 718-463-7700. https://flushingtownhall.org/event-detail.php?id=32.

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