Family-Friendly Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, Planetariums, Play Spaces, Amusement Parks, and Carousels in Queens
UPDATED July 2018: To us, there is nothing better than spending time with our kids. And what better place to have fun with the family in Queens? From amusement parks and carousels for the thrill seekers, to zoos and aquariums for the animal-lovers,...
Family-Friendly Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, Planetariums, Play Spaces, Amusement Parks, and Carousels on Long Island
UPDATED July 2018: Looking for something fun to do with your kids on Long Island? We here at NYMetroParents pride ourselves on making sure you’re in the know about family activities in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Want to spend the day with your ad...
Family-Friendly Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, Planetariums, Play Spaces, Amusement Parks, and Carousels in Rockland County
UPDATED July 2018: Looking for something fun to do with your family in Rockland County? You’ve come to the right place. We here at NYMetroParents pride ourselves on making sure you’re in the know about family activities in the New York metro area, ...
Cirque Us is back in town, this time, with some cosmic energy. The world of StarStruck: A Cosmic Circus will be returning to Brooklyn June 27 at The Muse. Join the intrepid Astronomer and gaze into the cosmos, where you will fall into orbit with ni...
Mummenschanz, the renowned international sensation known as "The Musicians of Silence," will return to the New York City stage for the first time in nearly four years with a new show "You & Me," according to a press release. The new show was create...
New York City kids really have it made; they get the latest and greatest in food, music, museums, and now opera. Many NYC parents (me included) believe it's never too early to get you little ones some culture. That's why I'm really loving BambinO a...
With the plethora of family-friendly activities geared toward the younger set, you may be wondering what to do with your tweens and teens in New York City. Read what happens when a Long Island mom treats her teenage daughter to brunch at Charlie Pa...
When we find ways to share our passions, hobbies, loves, and interests with our children, we bond in ways we could never imagine, help expand our children’s minds, and become more communicative, responsive parents as a result.
Tomorrow from 4:00-7:00pm, more than one hundred and fifty children from the tri-state area will rehearse for the upcoming Garden of Dreams Talent Show at Radio City Music Hall with celebrity mentors from shows such as “Stranger Things” there to pr...
New York City is known for it's amazing theater and when it comes to shows for kids it's no exception. Right now on Broadway families can enjoy the likes of Frozen, SpongeBob SquarePants, Aladdin, and The Lion King. But if you want to take give the...
A really awesome music festival is coming to Brooklyn. For the 10th year in a row the Brooklyn Folk Festival will be bringing "down home music" to the heart of Brooklyn. As an added plus this is a great place to take your kids for a fun day of musi...
battle to defend the universe from evil. The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Spider-Man join forces in this awesome show, appearing at the Barclays Center Feb. 22-25.
The Tilt Kids festival presented by The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) recently announced its offerings for the 3rd annual event.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today the lineup for the Big Umbrella Festival, an international endeavor that brings together arts professionals and thought leaders, and offers performances across New York City for children on the...
Tickets are now on sale for the annual Kids’ Night on Broadway. The event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.
Carnegie Hall’s upcoming family concert, ‘My City My Song,’ will introduce audiences to music from around the world on Dec. 16.
As the #MyNYCSong grand prize winner, Chloe Hennessee will receive a professional recording session, one-on-one mentoring session with Ben Lovett of Mumford and Sons, and perform live on Nov. 19 at Guitar Mash.
Huntington Ballet Academy in Suffolk County is adding teen ballet and modern classes, plus open ballet classes for beginners ages 7 and older.
The Theater at the 14th Street Y recently announced its 2017-2018 season.
The 2017-18 Just Kidding season at Symphony Space launches on Saturday, Oct. 7.
Inside Broadway’s “Creating the Magic” program recently gave students the opportunity to see the behind-the-scenes workings of Broadway’s longest-running show 'The Phantom of the Opera.'
New York City teens will debut their published plays as part of the acclaimed Learning through an Expanded Arts Program.
Potterheads, rejoice: 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' is coming to Broadway in April 2018!
'Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig’s Big Splash!' is coming to Staten Island and New Jersey this spring. The charming British pig will also appear in a brand-new live show, 'Peppa Pig's Surprise!,' touring the U.S. this fall.
After filing for bankruptcy last year, Big Apple Circus is set to return this fall for the 2017-2018 season under Big Top Works.
NYC arts education organization, Broadway Bound Kids, is giving away five Golden Tickets to 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' on Broadway.
After 146 years, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is ending all circus shows due to high costs and a decline in ticket sales.
Inside Broadway’s ‘Creating the Magic’ program gave more than 2,500 New York City public school students a glimpse behind the scenes of the record-breaking musical, ‘Cats.’
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts will present "Coyote’s Dance," a performance by the Treehouse Shakers, for the 2017 season.
A behind-the-scenes look at what goes into creating and producing Disney On Ice: 'Follow Your Heart'
'Pete the Cat' is based on the beloved kids' book series. We're giving away tickets to the stage production at Ridgefield Playhouse.
Beloved children's musician Laurie Berkner will celebrate the release of her 11th album, Superhero, with a free mini-concert and CD signing at Barnes & Noble Tribeca.
The new teaser trailer for Broadway’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has got fans counting the days until they enter a world of pure imagination when the show opens in April.
Bryant Park Presents, an outdoor performing arts series, has announced the free series Accordions Around the World to kick off June 29.
The Summer Theatre of New Canaan is presenting two new, original productions its 13th season, James and the Giant Peach, and Cinderella, A Fairy’s Tale.
If you have a child who loves Thomas the Train, it’s time to start your engines! Little engineers can join him for a day of family fun at Day Out with Thomas: The Ready, Set, Go Tour 2016 in Phillipsburg, NJ.
Big Apple Circus announced today its campaign to “Save the Circus,” an emergency fundraising drive to help the circus raise $2 million over the next two months or it will have to cease operation.