The Museum of Ice Cream Flagship Is Coming to NYC This Fall

The Museum of Ice Cream Flagship Is Coming to NYC This Fall

Your family can be one of the first to visit the Museum of Ice Cream in NYC this fall if you join the early access waitlist that’s live now on the MOIC site! The flagship is coming to Soho soon and will span nearly 25,000 square feet, cover three f...

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The Empire State Building Has Debuted 9 Second-Floor Exhibits for Families

The Empire State Building Has Debuted 9 Second-Floor Exhibits for Families

On July 29, nine exhibit rooms opened to the public in the Empire State Building so families can experience the miraculous views of the city without having to wait on line to go up to the 86th floor. The exhibits are part of the $165 million Observ...

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Celebrate National Soft Serve Day with the New Carvel at Macy’s Herald Square

Celebrate National Soft Serve Day with the New Carvel at Macy’s Herald Square

There might not be a soft serve ice cream more iconic than Carvel! Celebrate National Soft Serve Day at the new Carvel Shoppe opening in Macy’s Herald Square on Monday, August 19. If you make a minimum $2 donation to the American Red Cross, you can...

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NYC Public Libraries Have Added 17 Institutions to the Free Culture Pass Roster

NYC Public Libraries Have Added 17 Institutions to the Free Culture Pass Roster

If you have a library card, you now have access to 50 cultural organizations across New York City. In its first year, the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL), The New York Public Library (NYPL), and Queens Public Library (QPL) Culture Pass initiative iss...

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Family-Friendly Amusement Parks, Play Spaces, Museums, & Planetariums in Manhattan

Family-Friendly Amusement Parks, Play Spaces, Museums, & Planetariums in Manhattan

UPDATED August 2019: Looking for something to do with the family in Manhattan can be overwhelming. If you need something everybody will agree on, something affordable, and something local, we’ve got the answer for you! These family-friendly busines...

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Family-Friendly Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, Planetariums, Play Spaces, Amusement Parks, & Carousels in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Family-Friendly Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, Planetariums, Play Spaces, Amusement Parks, & Carousels in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

UPDATED August 2019: 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...

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Restaurants, Stores, & Resources for Families in Westchester County

Restaurants, Stores, & Resources for Families in Westchester County

UPDATED August 2019: Purchasing everything you need for your family, big or small, can be overwhelming—especially when there is an abundance of resources in the Westchester County area. Our directory is here to help you find what you need and at th...

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Family-Friendly Amusement Parks & Indoor & Outdoor Play Spaces in Brooklyn

Family-Friendly Amusement Parks & Indoor & Outdoor Play Spaces in Brooklyn

UPDATED August 2019: Finding family fun that the whole family can agree on, while also staying within your budget, can be difficult. Whether you want the thrill of an amusement park, want to stay indoors because of the rain, or you want to travel a...

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Chelsea Chew 2019 Kicks Off This September with a Delicious Way to Support Local Restaurants

Chelsea Chew 2019 Kicks Off This September with a Delicious Way to Support Local Restaurants

If you and the kids are craving a way to give back and eat well this fall, you might want to check out Chelsea Chew. The initiative is headed by Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce (GVCCC) along with various Chelsea businesses and restaur...

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Family Fun in Manhattan this August

Family Fun in Manhattan this August

Summer is coming to a close but is still too much fun to be had in NYC this August. Before you get started on school supply shopping and plan out your carpool route, take a trip into Manhattan to enjoy the last few weeks of summer with your kids. Y...

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Chelsea Unveils a New Park For The First Time in 40 Years

Chelsea Unveils a New Park For The First Time in 40 Years

After a decade of hard work, Chelsea Green is the first community park to be built in Chelsea in 40 years, giving parents a new spot for a summer afternoon with the little ones. The newly constructed quarter-acre space on West 20th Street between S...

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Dance Activities for Kids on Long Island in August

Dance Activities for Kids on Long Island in August

These dance activities for kids and families on Long Island this August will have your little ones hopping and twirling.

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Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities on Long Island in August

Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities on Long Island in August

Music lovers, have fun with local kid-friendly concerts and musical activities for kids on Long Island this August.

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Free Things to Do With Kids on Long Island in August

Free Things to Do With Kids on Long Island in August

They say the best things in life are free, and these family- and kid-friendly activities on Long Island, including things to do in Nassau County and Suffolk County, are no exception this August.

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Top Things to Do with Kids on Long Island in August

Top Things to Do with Kids on Long Island in August

Our calendar editors have hand-picked the best family events and activities happening on Long Island this August, in both Nassau County and Suffolk County.

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Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids on Long Island in August

Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids on Long Island in August

This August, take your kids who love arts and crafts to these local, creative activities on Long Island. Find things to do with artistic children in both Nassau County and Suffolk County.

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Activities for Kids Who Love Animals on Long Island in August

Activities for Kids Who Love Animals on Long Island in August

Meet furry friends at one of these top kid-friendly activities for Long Island animal lovers this month.

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Theater Performances on Long Island this August

Theater Performances on Long Island this August

We've picked the best theater performances this August in both Nassau County and Suffolk County. With tons of kid-friendly productions, your kids might get bitten by the acting bug!

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Films and Movies for Kids on Long Island this August

Films and Movies for Kids on Long Island this August

Catch a movie on Long Island this August, from classic kid faves to the unexpected!

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Outdoor Activities on Long Island this month

Outdoor Activities on Long Island this month

This month, take the kids outside to explore tons of outdoor activities on Long Island, in both Nassau County and Suffolk County.

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Activities on Long Island For Nature Lovers in August

Activities on Long Island For Nature Lovers in August

From fun with critters to enjoying the great outdoors, these are the best activities on Long Island for kids who love nature this August.

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Top Educational Activities for Kids on Long Island in August

Top Educational Activities for Kids on Long Island in August

Kids will gain serious brain power at these top educational activities for families on Long Island this August.

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Story Time for Kids and Families on Long Island this month

Story Time for Kids and Families on Long Island this month

Attend a local story hour on Long Island for kids and turn the pages of their imaginations!

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Fun Festivals on Long Island this August

Fun Festivals on Long Island this August

Get ready for one of the best kinds of family fun: an outdoor festival. Enjoy them this August right on Long Island while the season is here!

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Things to Do for Active Kids in Westchester in August

Things to Do for Active Kids in Westchester in August

These events are perfect for active kids who love to move and shake. Keep active in Westchester this August, and find the best things to do with your family.

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Farmers' Markets, Fairs, and Festivals in Westchester This August

Farmers' Markets, Fairs, and Festivals in Westchester This August

This August, go to a local farmers' market, fair, or festival in Westchester and stock up on fresh produce from Westchester farms, create crafts from local goods, and celebrate cultural festivals.

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Films and Movies for Kids in Westchester in August

Films and Movies for Kids in Westchester in August

Catch a family movie in Westchester this August. See below for local showtimes to lots of kid-friendly films throughout Westchester County.

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Top Events for Families in Westchester in August

Top Events for Families in Westchester in August

Our calendar editors have hand-picked the best family events and activities happening in Westchester in August.

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Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in August

Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in August

Learn while having fun at one of these top educational activities for kids in Westchester happening in August.

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Activities for Kids Who Love Animals in Westchester in August

Activities for Kids Who Love Animals in Westchester in August

Meet furry friends at one of these top kid-friendly activities for animal lovers in Westchester this August. Go birdwatching, learn about animals, meet the animals of the Greenburgh Nature Center, check out the Wolf Conservation Center, and more!

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Theater Performances for Kids in Westchester in August

Theater Performances for Kids in Westchester in August

We've picked the top theater performances for kids in Westchester in August. Find tons of kid-friendly productions to see with your family throughout Westchester County. Who knows? Your kids might get bitten by the acting bug.

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Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities in Westchester in August

Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities in Westchester in August

Music lovers, have fun with local kid-friendly concerts and musical activities for kids in Queens this August.

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Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Westchester in August

Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Westchester in August

This August, take your kids who love arts and crafts to these local, creative activities in Westchester.

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Outdoor Activities for Kids in Westchester in August

Outdoor Activities for Kids in Westchester in August

Get outside with the top outdoor activities in Westchester for kids who love nature in August.

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Free Events for Kids in Westchester in August

Free Events for Kids in Westchester in August

Don't miss out on the best free activities for families in Westchester this August! This list of totally free, kid-friendly events in Westchester this month is sure to provide a good time for families.

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Events for Active Kids in Brooklyn in August

Events for Active Kids in Brooklyn in August

These events are perfect for active kids who love to move and shake. Keep active in Manhattan this August, and find the best things to do with your family, with these sports and fitness activities and classes.

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Fun Festivals in Brooklyn in August

Fun Festivals in Brooklyn in August

Gather the family and head to a fun festival in Brooklyn this August! From cultural activities to the arts and more there's plenty of fun to be had this month!

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Activities for Animal Lovers in Brooklyn

Activities for Animal Lovers in Brooklyn

Meet furry, feathered, and scaly friends at these top kid-friendly activities and events for animal lovers in and near Brooklyn this August. Go birding in Prospect Park or explore several species of birds at Staten Island Zoo, check out the New Yor...

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Activities for Brooklyn Families with Children with Special Needs in August

Activities for Brooklyn Families with Children with Special Needs in August

We've gathered the best family-friendly events for children with special needs in Brooklyn this August.

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Story Time for Kids and Families in Brooklyn

Story Time for Kids and Families in Brooklyn

Once upon a time...attend a story time event for kids and families in Brooklyn in August for page-turning tales.

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Shows to See with Kids in Brooklyn in August

Shows to See with Kids in Brooklyn in August

Come one, come all, to these family-friendly shows and performances in and near Brooklyn in August! With tons of kid-friendly productions and engaging family-friendly shows, who knows, your kids might get bitten by the acting bug!

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Things to Do with Kids Who Love Dancing in Brooklyn in August

Things to Do with Kids Who Love Dancing in Brooklyn in August

If your family likes to watch dancing or bust a move, check out these dance performances and programs in and near Brooklyn in August.

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Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Brooklyn in August

Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Brooklyn in August

Get crafty! Take your kids these creative events and activities in and near Brooklyn this August.

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Films and Movies for Kids in Brooklyn in August

Films and Movies for Kids in Brooklyn in August

Grab the popcorn and catch a family movie in and near Brooklyn this August. See new and favorite films on the big screen across the borough, including kid-friendly flicks.

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Top Educational Activities for Kids in Brooklyn in August

Top Educational Activities for Kids in Brooklyn in August

Kids will learn while having fun at one of these top educational activities for kids happening in and near Brooklyn in August. Head to the the Brooklyn Children's Museum, Jewish children's Museum, Children's Museum of Manhattan, and other nearby sp...

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Fun Things to Do Outdoors With Kids in Brooklyn in August

Fun Things to Do Outdoors With Kids in Brooklyn in August

Enjoy the great outdoors with these family-friendly events and activities in and near Brooklyn in August. Explore nature in Prospect Park, take in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and more with your family this month!

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Music Events and Activities in Brooklyn in August

Music Events and Activities in Brooklyn in August

Do you have a mini musician at home? The whole family can enjoy these music-themed events and activities in and near Brooklyn this August, including kid-friendly concert, musical activities, and more!

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Free Events for Kids in Brooklyn in August

Free Events for Kids in Brooklyn in August

They say the best things in life are free, and these family- and kid-friendly activities in Brooklyn are no exception this August.

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Top Things to Do in Brooklyn With Kids in August

Top Things to Do in Brooklyn With Kids in August

These are the best things to do in Brooklyn for kids this August, including including exciting indoor and outdoor events, seasonal fun, entertaining shows, and more!

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Browse and Buy in Rockland in August

Browse and Buy in Rockland in August

Shop 'til you drop at these markets and shopping events in Rockland in August! Check out farmers' markets, craft fairs, and more.

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