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Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this Weekend

Plan the best weekend ever with your kids in Brooklyn!


Enjoy these fun weekend things to do with your kids in Brooklyn. Start planning your weekend now with our editorially curated list of the top things to do.


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

Editor's Picks for This Weekend

Greenpoint Market

WHEN: May. 2 - Nov. 28, Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Greenpoint Terminal Market, 2 Noble Street, Greenpoint, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This outdoor flea is located on the Brooklyn waterfront with gorgeous views of the Manhattan skyline, showcasing over 100 vendors plus family programing. WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 718-625-1327.
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The Wizard of Oz

WHEN: May. 8 - Aug. 1, Saturdays and Sundays, 12:30pm and 2:30pm
WHERE: Puppetworks, Inc., 338 Sixth Avenue, at 4th Street, Park Slope, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The Wizard of Oz has been adapted for the Marionette stage, featuring an original Country/Western score for the famous Oz characters to sing and dance to and special effects. WANT TO GO? $11; $10 children. 718-965-3391.
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Party on Wheels! with Dan + Claudia Zanes FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 12, 12pm
WHERE: New York Transit Museum, 99 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT:

All aboard! Join Grammy Award winner Dan Zanes and Haitian-American jazz vocalist Claudia Zanes as they take the Transit Museum stage online! Settle in with a virtual walkthrough of some favorite vintage train cars before the show, and then dance and sing along to some favorite Dan + Claudia tunes right from home! The event will close out with time for a few questions for these special guests, and a music- and transit-inspired drawing activity. Registration for the online event is FREE! Everyone is welcome and all are encouraged to donate what you're able. Party On Wheels donations support the Museum's programs for kids and families, including their award-winning Access Programs for kids with disabilities.

WANT TO GO? 718-694-3451.
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Kids Rock for Kids: Take the Turf

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 12, 5:30-9:30pm
WHERE: Old Stone House TURF, 3rd Street Between 4th and 5th Ave., Park Slope, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

This benefit concert presented by Kids Rock For Kids features 9 teen bands from around the country. Bring your picnic blanket, friends, and family to see an epic live show! Donations support young people in need across NYC.

WANT TO GO? Suggested donation: $5-$20.
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Celebrate Pride

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 12, 10am-1pm or 2-5pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Children's Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Join the Brooklyn Children's Museum to celebrate all kinds of love during Pride throughout the month of June! Families will be invited to enjoy a special storytime program with Drag Queen Story Hour, and then show off your dance moves for a family dance party with DJ Dynamite.

WANT TO GO? $13; $12 grandparent; free for babies younger than 1 year. 718-735-4400.
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Spider-Man: Homecoming

WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 13, 9pm
WHERE: Skyline Drive-In NYC, 1 Oak Street, Greenpoint, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT:

Fast forward to the 1980's as Wonder Woman's next big-screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah. Rated PG-13. Gates open at 7pm.

WANT TO GO? $80 VIP; $55 car up to 7 passengers; $35 motorcycle; $22 single seat;. 347-462-0353.
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Brass Bands Festival in Brooklyn Bridge Park FREE

WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 13, 2:30-6pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, 334 Furman Street, Brooklyn Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is excited to announce the first ever Brass Bands Festival in the Park! Co-produced with local favorites, L Train Brass Band, come enjoy a brand-new summer kickoff event that will feature both roving and stationary live musical sets by a diverse and energetic range of NYC’s brass band community including L Train Brass Band, Hot Hand Band, Brass Queens, Low Beat Brass, and Slavic Soul Party!. 

WANT TO GO? 718-802-0603.
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caribBEING Long Live Our FlagWavers Workshop FREE

WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 13, 2-5pm
WHERE: Prospect Park Boathouse, 101 East Drive, Prospect Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Celebrate National Caribbean-American Heritage Month in Prospect Park with caribBEING, Jouvayfest Collective, and Prospect Park Alliance. In this workshop, Jouvayfest Collective commemorates the Flag Wavers of the past and present with interviews, historical videos and live demonstrations. Long Live Our Flag Wavers workshop hopes to encourage the younger generations in maintaining this cultural art form and have fun in the process. This event is first come, first served—no registration required.

WANT TO GO? 718-965-8951.
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Even More Weekend Fun

Pop-Up Market

WHEN: Apr. 25 - Jun. 27, Sundays, 10:30am-5:30pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Stop by the market to shop one-of-a-kind, handmade items from local artisans. WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 718-638-5000.
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KidsFilmFest 2021

WHEN: Jun. 4 - 13, June 4, 12pm-June 13, 10pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Film Festival, , , NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

KidsFilmFest is an initiative of the Brooklyn Film Festival. This year KidsFilmFest will present two programs of films tailored for two groups of young viewers: 3 to 7  &  8 to 13.The 17th KFF film programs will be staged online only. The two featured programs will be available 24/7 from June 4-13.  KFF aims to discover and promote children’s filmmakers as well as expose filmmakers of all ages who make films for younger crowds. All films are rated “G”. Both programs consist of several animated shorts, live-action films, and documentaries.

WANT TO GO? $10 per category; $24 full virtual festival pass .
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Family Movie Night: The Princess Bride FREE

WHEN: Friday, Jun. 11, 6:30-9pm
WHERE: The Old Stone House, 336 3rd St., Park Slope , NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Family Movie Night – FREE at the Old Stone House in Park Slope - "The Princess Bride" - Beginning at 6:30 with pre-show entertainment including Gotham Cheer and songs from the new musical “Prospect Hill”. Part of Brooklyn Pride. 

WANT TO GO? 718-768-3195.
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Mini Street Festival FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 12, 12-5:30pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Pride, 5th Avenue from 3rd to 5th Streets, Park Slope, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Celebrate with Brooklyn Pride at this Pride focused mini street festival featuring local vendors and organizations plus music ranging from Rock, Hip-Hop, Drag Performers & more. The festival will be set up on 5th Ave between 3rd & 5th Streets, the entertainment stage will be at the 4th Street cul-du-sac.

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Red Hook Fest 2021, Day 3 FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 12, 4-6pm
WHERE: Richard Street, Richard St. , Between Pioneer St. and Visitation Pl., Red Hook, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Red Hook Fest will wrap 2021 programming with an evening of music and dance, emceed by Jive Poetic. Featuring performances by LayeRhythm Jam and Los Cumpleaños, audiences can sing and dance (socially distanced) with their neighbors. With local organizations, resources, food giveaways, and activities for the whole family, June 12th will bring a fun and festive close to two weeks of much-needed celebration.

WANT TO GO? 718-643-6790.
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Looking for more events in your area? Search our comprehensive events calendar.

Whether you want to find fun things to do this weekend that are close to home or you're planning a day trip near New York City, check out our picks for in-person and virtual kids' activities in Brooklyn this weekend! There are lots of family activities this weekend, from storytimes and concerts to museum exhibits, crafts activities, seasonal events, and more. Look no further for ideas and plan your family's weekend in Brooklyn with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly events happening in and around your neighborhood, including fun things to do with kids in Coney Island, Brooklyn Heights, Staten Island, Prospect Park, Flatbush, Canarsie, Crown Heights, Windsor Terrace, Park Slope Dumbo, Prospect Heights, and Fort Greene. Check out our calendar for hundreds of things to do each month, and for more fun in the New York area, visit our Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, and Rockland weekend roundups!

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