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Things To Do This Weekend



Looking for kids activities and events near you in the New York area this weekend? NYMetroParents produces the largest family event calendar in the city for parents just like you who are looking for kids events today and this weekend. Use the filters below to sort for kids events near you, by age range, and more. If you’re looking for recommendations, our editors round up their picks for the best kids events in BrooklynManhattanQueensLong IslandWestchester and Rockland.

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Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

  • Nov. 27, 2021, 2pm and 6pm
  • The Palace Theatre
  • 61 Atlantic St., Stamford
  • All Ages
  • $25-$50

See all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius, and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life on stage.

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13th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa's Workshop presented by Jenny Allen/Compass

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , Monday-Saturday, 8:30am-6pm; Photos with Santa: Mondays-Fridays, 12-6pm; Saturdays, 9am-6pm; Christmas Eve, 9am-3pm
  • Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses
  • 437 North Street, Greenwich
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free; prices vary for photos with Santa

Take a photo taken with Santa, meet his reindeer and enjoy the new Santa's Workshop!

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Holiday Bricktacular

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Mondays-Fridays, 12-5:30pm; Saturdays-Sundays, 10am-5:30pm
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester
  • 39 Fitzgerald Street , Yonkers
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $24.99

Explore a Bricktacular Winter Wonderland at the Ultimate Indoor LEGO Playground!

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Outdoor Adventure with Ranger Eric

  • Nov. 27, 2021, 10-11:30am
  • Sands Point Preserve
  • 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point
  • All Ages
  • $16; $6 per child; $12 members; $2 members per child

Biologist and ranger Eric Powers knows the Preserve’s wildlife and landscape like the back of his hand after years of leading marvelous natur...

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38th Annual Bill Markiewicz Memorial Rockland County Alumni X-Country Run

  • Nov. 27, 2021, 11am, registration ; 11:30am kids run; 12pm, run begins
  • Bear Mountain State Park
  • Route 9W North, Bear Mountain
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Race this 3 mile x-country run, plus kids run!

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Wantagh Chamber of Commerce 3rd Annual Winter Wonderland

  • Nov. 27, 2021, 12:30-6pm
  • Wantagh Preservation Society
  • 1700 Wantagh Ave., Wantagh
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Enjoy shopping, food, enterntainment and see the holiday lighting. 

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Family Wampum Workshop

  • Nov. 27, 2021, 1pm and 2pm
  • The Whaling Museum
  • 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10; $5 member plus admission: $6; $5 seniors 62 and older and children 4-18; free for children 3 and younger and those with ​Active Military with ID

Discover the ancient craft of Wampum beads and learn what it continues to mean to Indigenous Long Islanders. Create a wampum-style beaded accessory of your own to keep.

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Stamping Selfies

  • Nov. 27, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway , Rye
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $5 plus admission: $9; $8 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

In this printmaking workshop, participants will develop their powers of observation, imagination and memory as they create self portraits using handmade stamps.

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2021 Herbal & Handmade Holiday Market

  • Nov. 27, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • Herricks Herbs & Heirlooms
  • 81 Herricks Lane, Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop local artisan-made herbal products and gifts. Support local small businesses and Farms!

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Colonial Games

  • Nov. 27, 2021, 10-11:30am
  • Connetquot River State Park Preserve
  • Sunrise Highway, Bohemia
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $4

Take a journey to the past and visit Colonial America! Leave that smart phone behind in modern times and test your coordination with a ball and cup. Join the park for these and many other fun games! For age 8 and up.

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New York City Turkey Trot Half Marathon & 5K

  • Nov. 27, 2021, 8:30am-12pm
  • Flushing Meadows Corona Park
  • 111th Street to Van Wyck, Flushing-Corona
  • All Ages
  • $100 half marathon; $60 5K; $9.99 kids division ages 11 and younger; free for Kids Dash ages 8 and younger; discounts if register before 11/10

Join the Thanksgiving tradition at the New York City Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk.

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Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • Nov. 27, 2021, 5-7pm
  • The Shops at Atlas Park
  • 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a special visit by Santa along with entertainment for the entire family.  Cookies and Hot Chocolate will be available, while supplies last. 

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Princess Particular

  • Nov. 27, 2021, 2pm
  • The Secret Theatre
  • 38-02 61st Street, Woodside
  • All Ages
  • $20; $12.50 ages 3-15

Follow along as Princess Particular goes after her dream to become a ballerina in this interactive performance. 

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Steinway Something For Everyone

  • Nov. 27, 2021, 12pm
  • NYC Open Culture Street
  • 31 Avenue bet. Steinway Street and 38 Street, Astoria
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Steinway Street Business Improvement District is sponsoring this holiday event that will bring Mrs. Claus to the district, as well as balloon art and special performances by Christmas Matters Holiday Carolers, Penny and the Puppettes and Academia De Mariachi Nuevo Amanecer.

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Santa's Arrival/Breakfast with Santa

  • Nov. 27, 2021, 9:30-11:30am
  • Jefferson Valley Mall
  • 650 Lee Blvd., Yorktown Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring the family to capture holiday moments with Santa that you’ll treasure forever! Save time this holiday season and reserve your photo time slot...

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Village Tree Lighting

  • Nov. 27, 2021, 3pm
  • Marcus Christ Hall
  • 1420 Jericho Tpke., New Hyde Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a magic show, crafts, Christmas carols and the lighting of the tree!

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Puppet Shows by Wonderspark Puppets: The Lion & The Mouse

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 3-4pm
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See this double feature including the fables 'The Lion and the Mouse' and 'The Tortoise and the Hare.'

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Native American Herbaceous Plant Walk

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 1-3:30am
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • All Ages
  • $10

Led by Jocelyn Perez, Herbalists Without Borders (HWB) NYC Queens Chapter Coordinator, naturalist, and conservationist. As she identifies plants you will hear about their medicinal uses, edibility, and Native American folklore!

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POSTPONED: A Magical Cirque Christmas

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 6pm
  • Bergen Performing Arts Center
  • 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood
  • All Ages
  • $39-$99

Experience an evening of dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists, accompanied by your favorite holiday music performed live.

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Peru Andino

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 3pm
  • Landmark on Main Street
  • 232 Main Street, Suite 1, Port Washington
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Peru Andino performs traditional music and dance while costumed in handmade Peruvian attire.

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Grand Menorah Car Parade & Lighting (outdoors)

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 6pm
  • The Chai Center
  • 501 Vanderbilt Pkwy, Dix Hills
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Chanukah with a Grand Menorah Car Parade & Lighting with live music, donuts, latkes and fun for the entire family.

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Menorah Lighting

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 6pm
  • Cross County Center
  • 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a special Chanukah menorah lighting in celebration of the festival of lights where guests will enjoy live music, cultural dancing and treats.

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Pound Ridge Outdoor Menorah Lighting

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 6pm
  • Chabad of Bedford
  • Across from 55 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the first night of Chanukah with an outdoor Menorah lighting ceremony and gift bags!

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Bedford Outdoor Menorah Lighting

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 3pm, Chanukah Village; 4pm, Menorah Lighting
  • Chabad of Bedford
  • Bedford Village Green, Bedford
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bedford Village is turned into Chanukah Village where every store will have a Chanukah treat for you! Then, get ready to light the Menorah for the first night of Chanukah!

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Sensory Sensitive Performance: A Christmas Carol

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 11am
  • Theatre Three
  • 412 Main St., Port Jefferson
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See a special performance of this holiday classic. 

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Hike Off the Turkey

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 10-11:30am
  • Teatown
  • 1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $8; free for members

Hike to Teatown Hill to get a glimpse of the Hudson Highlands and watch for the last of the migrating hawks. For families with children over 8 years old.

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Chanukah Experience

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 4:15pm
  • Chabad Center for Jewish Life
  • 2174 Hewlett Avenue, Merrick
  • All Ages
  • $18 suggested donation per family

Park your car and join the walking parade to the Merrick Long Island Railroad Station for 12 ft. Menorah lighting, latkas, dancing rabbi's, doughnuts, juggling show and more!

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Town of Oyster Bay Chabad: Chanukah Spectacular

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 3:30pm
  • Plainview Shopping Centre
  • 327-392 South Oyster Bay Road, Plainview
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Chanukah with vaudeville stunt act David Darwin plus festive music, and Chanukah foods such as 'Latkes' and Jelly Doughnuts, and classic Pizza. The highlight of the event will be the Grand Giant Menorah lighting . 

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MenorahCade

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 3:30pm, departs from Chabad; 4pm, Chanukah Celebration
  • Chabad of The Hamptons
  • 13 Woods Lane, East Hampton
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Drive through the streets of East Hampton with a Menorah on your car during the MenorahCade then take part in the grand finale celebration featuring Chanukah treats, fun surprises for the whole family, and the lighting of a 6 foot tall menorah.

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CKids Chanukah Disco

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 10-11am
  • Chabad of The Hamptons
  • 13 Woods Lane, East Hampton
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Boogie down at this glow in the dark dance party complete with glowing cupcake decorating & a glowing dreidel spin-off.

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Chanukah Car Parade and Menorah Lighting

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 3:20pm, parade line up; 3:45pm, parade begins; 4pm, menorah lighting and fire juggling show
  • Chabad of Yorktown
  • 2629 Old Yorktown Road, Yorktown Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Participate in a Chanukah car parade followed by a public menorah lighting and a fire juggling show.

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Chabad Somers Public Menorah Lighting

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 6pm
  • Elephant Hotel
  • 335 US-202, Somers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Kick off the first night of Chanukah with a public Menorah lighting.

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The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays the Music of The Grateful Dead for Kids & More

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 11am, door open; 12pm, show begins
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $12-$15

This concert for kids and families shares the music of The Grateful Dead with a new generation of music lovers.

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Outdoor Clinton Hill Chanukah Celebration

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 5:30pm
  • Rohr Chabad of Clinton Hill & Pratt Institute
  • Across 541 Myrtle Ave., Clinton Hill
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See a Menorah get carved our of ice and lots of FREE holiday fun to enjoy: Live music, Hot latkes & sufganiyot (friend donuts), fun giveaways for kids and “Lighting” of a unique ice menorah!

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Christmas in the Pearl Room

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 10:30am-12pm
  • Saloon
  • 45-49 West Central Avenue, Pearl River
  • All Ages
  • $35

Have brunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus! There will be balloons, glitter tattoos, and a professional photographer there, too. Plus, special guests El...

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Community Chanukah Extravaganza: Fire on Ice

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 4pm
  • Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park
  • 87 Ogden Park, Dobbs Ferry
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Chabad of the Rivertowns at the waterfront park in Dobbs Ferry for "Fire on Ice." Watch the fastest ice carver in Guinness world rec...

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Chanukah at The Seaport

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 3-5pm
  • The Seaport
  • 25 Fulton Street, Downtown Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Chanukah in a fun and safe environment at the Seaport! Fun for the whole family with face painting , balloons, Live Music, arts & crafts,...

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Chanukah at The Seaport

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 3-5pm
  • The Seaport
  • 25 Fulton Street, Downtown Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Chanukah in a fun and safe environment at the Seaport! Fun for the whole family with face painting , balloons, Live Music, arts & crafts,...

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Theater for Young Audiences at 92Y: Dorothy’s Adventures in Oz

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 1pm
  • 92nd Street Y
  • Lexington Avenue at 92nd St., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $20

A very modern heroine is whisked away by tornado from her New York City apartment to that magical land that lies just Over the Rainbow. Follow Dorothy and her friends the Scarecrow, the Tinman, and the Lion as they encounter challenges and celebrate friendship. 

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Tree & Menorah Lighting

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 6pm
  • St. Luke's Episcopal Church
  • 68 Bedford Road, Katonah
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the community for a Tree and Menorah Lighting. 

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Momo Crawl

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 2-5pm
  • Diversity Plaza
  • 73-19 37th Road, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $5; free for kids

Participants pay $5 for a Momo Map then buy individual momos at momo shops and restaurants for $1 each. At the center, there will be music, dance, ...

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Screening of 'The Polar Express' and Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 2pm
  • The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts
  • 71 E. Main St., Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • $10

Join The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts for a screening of Warner Bros.’ The Polar Express, the groundbreaking festive favorite...

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LongHouse Reserve: Holiday Gathering

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 1pm
  • LongHouse Reserve
  • 133 Hands Creek Rd., East Hampton
  • All Ages
  • $15

LongHouse Reserve, the sprawling 16-acre nature reserve and sculpture garden in East Hampton, will host its annual Holiday Gathering. Festive music will fill the pavilion while guests sip on warm apple cider and hard cider, and enjoy freshly baked doughnuts.

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Chanukah Menorah Lighting

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 4pm; 4:30pm Menorah Lighting
  • Ridge Hill
  • 1 Ridge Hill Blvd., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Ridge Hill and Chabad of Yonkers for a Chanukah Celebration! Enjoy music from Mr. Shabbos, Chanukah Treats, and a Gelt Drop!!

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Dinner with the Grinch

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 5pm
  • Beginnings
  • 1986 Park Street, Atlantic Beach
  • All Ages
  • $20 per child; adults order from regular menu

Have dinner with the Grinch! Children receive food, drink dessert and character time.

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Festival of Lights

  • Nov. 28, 2021, 6:30pm
  • Mount Kisco Village Hall
  • 104 Main St., Mt. Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Come out for a community-wide ceremony and celebration of the Festival of Lights or Festival of Dedication. Look on and celebrate in the Lighting o...

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Joy Around the World: The Virtual Holiday Scavenger Hunt for Kids

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Nov. 27, 2021 , 5-6:30 pm
  • Watson Adventures
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $19 per person

Wishing you could find a way to celebrate the holidays with friends and family? Join Watson Adventures on a virtual sleigh ride across the internet...

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Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm
  • New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
  • 97 Sunfield Ave. , Edison
  • All Ages
  • $11, Saturday; $10, Sunday; free for children 11 and younger

The shows feature thousands of trains and collectible toys for sale, hundreds of merchandising tables, huge operating layouts, free modeling seminars and more.

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Ajkun Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Saturday and Sunday, 7:30pm
  • Ballet Arts Center for Dance
  • 130 West 56th Street, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $49

Celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend with Ajkun Ballet Theatre's family favorite, where The Nutcracker doll comes to life and battle the mice before taki...

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1863 Thanksgiving Celebration

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , 10am-4pm, last entry at 2:30pm
  • Old Bethpage Restoration Village
  • 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage
  • All Ages
  • $15; $12 seniors 60 and older and children 5-12; free for children 4 and younger

Take in the sights and smells of the season! Throughout the historic village there will be numerous cooking and baking demonstrations, with each ki...

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Shop Small Weekend

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Saturday and Sunday, 10am-6pm
  • The Shoppes at East Wind
  • 5768 Route 25A , Wading River
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

For All Your Holiday Shopping needs Shop Small and Shop Local All weekend long! Drop a note in Santa's Mail Box (Download your letter online), ...

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Thanksgiving Kids Harvest Cruise 2021

  • Nov. 25, 2021 - Nov. 27, 2021 , 12:15-1:45pm
  • Event Cruises NYC
  • Pier 36, 299 South Street, Downtown Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • from $65

Hop on board for a one-of-a-kind Thanksgiving New York Harvest Cruise filled with fun family Thanksgiving games. Explore the Thanksgiving-themed decorated vessel while the ship is cruising.

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Glenview Historic Home Holiday Tour

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Friday, 1pm and 2pm; Saturday-Sunday: 1pm and 3pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $11; $7 senior and students; $5 youth 3-18

Experience what life was like in 1877 on a 45-minute tour of the six fully restored period rooms, including Yonkers' favorite dollhouse, Nybelwyck Hall and learn about the Gilded Age holiday traditions of the Trevor family.

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Family Studio Art Workshop: Popsicle Stick Scarecrow

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Friday-Sunday, 1-4pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Included with admission: $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students and veterans; $4 youth 3-18; free for members

Create and decorate a scarecrow with popsicles and seasonal accents. Recommended for ages 4-10.

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The Sky Tonight: Holiday Edition Planetarium Show

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Friday-Sunday, 2pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $11; $5 youth 3-18; $7 students and seniors

As we approach the Winter Solstice this is also the time of year when we hear about legends of light, including the Star of Bethlehem, holiday lights, and yule logs. This program will highlight the astronomical connections to these traditions.

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The Unknown Arts Market

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Friday, 6-10pm; Saturday and Sunday, 1-5pm
  • Destination Unknown Beer Company
  • 1 South Chicago Avenue , Bay Shore
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Check out local musicians while shopping from local artists and craft makers right before the holidays. 

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Thanksgiving Weekend at the Wildlife Education Center

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Friday-Sunday, 12-12:50pm, 1-1:50pm, 2-2:50pm, 3-3:50pm
  • Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
  • 25 Boulevard , Cornwall-on-Hudson
  • All Ages
  • $5; free for members

Check out some amazing local wildlife and hear about what they had for their Thanksgiving meal!

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The Nutcracker at Brookfield Place

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 1pm and 7pm; Sunday, 1pm
  • Brookfield Place
  • 230 Vesey St. , Battery Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

In partnership with the New York Theatre Ballet, Arts Brookfield will be hosting Keith Michael's The Nutcracker. Visitors will have the opportunity to attend four performances in Brookfield Place's Winter Garden. 

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Thanksgiving Celebrations

  • Nov. 24, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , 10am-12pm, 12:30-2:30pm, 3-5pm
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $15; $12 seniors 65 and older and visitors with disabilities

Create a Thanksgiving dinner plate collage and art inspired by the famous Thanksgiving Day Parade floats.

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Theater for Young Audiences at 92Y: Dorothy's Adventures in Oz

  • Nov. 21, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Sundays, 11:30am and 1pm
  • 92nd Street Y
  • 1395 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Tickets start at $20

Follow Dorothy and her friends as they encounter challenges and celebrate friendship. Ages 2-11. 

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Saturday Science

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 04, 2021 , Saturdays, 1pm
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

When the Crazy Professor explores dry ice and liquid nitrogen, fun and learning ensue! Kids learn how to make artificial snow, a banana hammer, and much more. 

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Brooklyn's Largest Menorah

  • Nov. 28, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , Sunday 11/28, 4pm; Monday-Thursday, 6pm; Friday, 3:30pm; Saturday, 7pm; 12/5, 5pm
  • Grand Army Plaza
  • Prospect Park West and Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Be there for the lighting of the LARGEST MENORAH in Brooklyn every night of Chanukah with live music, hot latkes and gifts for the children.

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Grand Menorah Lighting

  • Nov. 28, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , 6pm, nightly except for Wednesday at 5pm and Friday at 3:30pm
  • Andrew J. Parise Park
  • 257 Cedarhurst Ave., Cedarhurst
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Chabad of the Five Towns every night of Chanukah for a grand Menorah lighting featuring music, giveaways, and special guests!

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Best of BAMkids Film Festival: Ready for Adventure! (Video on Demand)

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Anytime
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)
  • Online
  • Young elementary
  • Pay-what-you-wish starting at $5

A selection of the most popular animated and short films for children 6-8 from BAMkids Film Festival 2021. Ready for Adventure! showcases seven fil...

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Greens Sale

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-4pm
  • Ambler Farm
  • 257 Hurlbutt St., Wilton
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Select your trees, wreaths and roping as well as Ambler Farm’s signature maple syrup and Ambler merchandise. Santa will be there the first weekend!

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Jewish Children's Museum Chanukah Family Fest

  • Nov. 28, 2021 - Dec. 06, 2021 , Sunday, 10am-5:30pm; Monday-Thursday, 10am-4pm
  • Jewish Children's Museum
  • 792 Eastern Pkwy, Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $15

Designing unique Chanukah arts, and decorate a holiday donut, discover the art of olive oil making in a fascinating and interactive workshop, help create a Chanukah mural on a Menorah, and more. 

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Country Parlor Holiday Folk Art & Gift Show

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , Friday 11/26, 9am-3pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-3pm
  • Hallockville Museum and Farm
  • 6038 Sound Ave. , Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop Rustic Santas and tree ornaments, holiday home decor and gifts, plus stocking stuffers including local jams and preserves, hand made all-natural soaps and so much more.

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Boogie Down Party with Counselor Liza

  • Nov. 16, 2021 - Nov. 30, 2021 , Tuesdays, 3:30pm
  • CAMP 5th Avenue
  • 110 5th Ave., Chelsea
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

There’s no denying it – you’ve got the music in you! Join Counselor Liza for the ultimate dance party, learn some new moves, and ...

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Winter Wonderland

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-5pm
  • Aviator Sports and Events Center
  • Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave., Marine Park
  • All Ages
  • $12; free for children younger than 2; additional fee for animal feed

Celebrate the season of joy witth the family selfie stations, candy hunt, a visit to Santa’s workshop to take a photo with Santa, and don’t forget to say hello to the animals!

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Choose-n-Cut Christmas Trees

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 12, 2021 , Wednesdays-Mondays, 10am-4pm
  • Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm
  • 1335 White Hill Road, Yorktown Heights
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for trees

Douglas and Fraser Fir trees available for Choose-n-Cut and some pre-cut Fraser Fir trees as well. Enjoy a free cup of hot apple cider with every tree purchase!

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Holidays on Atlantic Avenue

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 12, 2021 , 11am-7pm
  • Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation
  • Atlantic Avenue , Boerum Hill
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shpp amon the festive windows where Atlantic Avenue merchants will offer 10% off selected items and/or other special deals within their businesses for any gift ideas for family and friends

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FIESTA! With Flor Bromley

  • Nov. 01, 2021 - Nov. 29, 2021 , Mondays, 10am
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Flor Bromley teaches Spanish through music, movement, puppetry, and theater based games to children from birth-5 years. 

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November Family Sundays: Thoughtful Threads

  • Nov. 07, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Sundays, 1-3pm
  • Rubin Museum of Art
  • 150 W. 17th St., Flatiron
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Bring your family to the Museum for an afternoon of creativity and self-exploration that both kids and their grown-ups will enjoy.

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The Holiday Market

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Saturdays, 11am-4pm
  • Gallery North
  • 90 North Country Road, Setauket
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Find a diverse selection of affordable, exciting, original paintings, prints, photography, ceramics, pottery, woodwork, glassware, artisan created jewelry, handmade crafts, decorations, and clothing – perfect gifts for everyone on your list.

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Grand Holiday Bazaar

  • Nov. 28, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Grand Bazaar NYC
  • 100 West 77th Street , Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop directly from local independent artists, designers, craft-makers, vintage and antique dealers, and enjoy delicious food vendors.

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Highlights Tour

  • Nov. 06, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 1-2pm
  • Storm King Art Center
  • Old Pleasant Hill Road, Mountainville
  • All Ages
  • Free with parking. Parking price is based on amount of passengers in car starting at $25 for the first person

See the best of Storm King on a walking tour of this outdoor museum. 

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Breakfast (or Brunch) with Santa

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm **ONLY 9am-12pm on 11/28**
  • Krucker's
  • 81 Call Hollow Road, Pomona
  • All Ages
  • $35; $18 kids ages 3-12

Have breakfast with Santa or breakfast for lunch with Santa. Enjoy live music, tons of Christmas decorations and displays, and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

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Circo Vazquez

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 12, 2021 , Mondays-Fridays, 7:30pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 2pm, 5pm and 8pm
  • Citi Field
  • 120-01 Roosevelt Ave, Corona
  • All Ages
  • $25-$60

The Circus Vazquez has unforgettable performances with amazing acts from all over the world! 

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Survival Tools for the Age of Ultra Anxiety

  • Nov. 04, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Thursday-Friday: 5-9pm, Saturday-Sunday: 2-9pm
  • Culture Lab LIC at The Plaxall Gallery
  • 5-25 46th Ave, Long Island City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The exhibition “Survival Tools for the Age of Ultra Anxiety” considers the state of ultra-anxiety our culture is functioning within due...

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Illuminations

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 23, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • American Christmas
  • 30 Warren Pl., Mt. Vernon
  • All Ages
  • $5

American Christmas, creators of holiday light displays in New York City, brings you illuminations at their Mount Vernon showroom. Stay warm as you take selfies with 15-foot-tall reindeer and walk through a maze of beautiful lights and animatronics.

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Bright Lights

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 23, 2021 , Fridays, Saturday, and 12/22 and 12/23, see website for exact times
  • Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium
  • 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport
  • All Ages
  • $25; $15 children younger than 12; free for children younger than 2

This Magical Holiday Celebration features themed displays, festive food, music, Santa and Friends and of course, Holiday Lights!

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The Holiday Makers Show at City Point

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Dec. 23, 2021 , Fridays-Sundays and 12/20-12/23, 11am-7pm
  • City Point BKLYN
  • 445 Albee Square West, Downtown Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The Holiday Makers Show at City Point features over 40 vendors each weekend, with a rotating line-up of makers leading up to the holidays. Made up ...

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Story Time for Children

  • Nov. 01, 2021 - Nov. 29, 2021 , Mondays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Enjoy a story time for children with a parent or caregiver.

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Take & Make Mystery Monday Crafts

  • Nov. 01, 2021 - Nov. 29, 2021 , Mondays, 12-5pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Ready to get creative on Mystery Mondays? These take-and-make bags have everything you need to make fun projects. The library supplies the materials, you supply the imagination.

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Music & Movement

  • Nov. 02, 2021 - Nov. 30, 2021 , Tuesdays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Music and movement for children with a parent or caregiver. 

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Rock 'N' Roll for Little Ones

  • Nov. 02, 2021 - Nov. 30, 2021 , Tuesdays, 10am
  • Hendrick Hudson Free Library
  • 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • Free

Your little ones will groove along with a live guitar, starting with kids classics and American folk songs, then moving on to The Beatles, Chuck Berry and other rock favorites.

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'Tis the Season For Pet Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 21, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Sundays, 7-8:30pm
  • Roosevelt Field
  • 630 Old Country Road, Garden City
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Bring your pets to pose with Santa! Please make sure to have your pet on a leash or in a cage for the safety of all participants. 

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'Tis the Season For Pet Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 21, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Sundays, 7-8:30pm
  • Smith Haven Mall
  • 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Bring your well-mannered furry friends to visit Santa and capture a memorable photo!

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Pet Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 23, 2021 - Dec. 21, 2021 , Tuesdays, 4-8pm
  • Broadway Commons
  • 358 N. Broadway Commons, Hicksville
  • All Ages
  • $20 deposit with reservation

Santa will be sitting in his big chair at center court and wants to hear wish lists and take photos! Advanced reservations are strongly encouraged....

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Breakfast With Santa

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Stella 34 Trattoria at Macy's Herald Square
  • 151 W. 34th Street, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Pricing begins at $40 for children and $60 for adults (plus tax and service charge)

Enoy a breakfast feast and meet Santa Claus and take a keepsake photo with him and his elves.

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Santaland

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule for daily schedule
  • Macy's Herald Square
  • 151 W. 34th Street, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free with a reservation; optional photos packages start at $39.99

Book a spot in line to meet & snap a photo with the busiest man of the season and make sure to bring your list!

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Santa

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Ridge Hill
  • 1 Ridge Hill Blvd., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • $15 reservation fee that will go towards photo package

"Art on Market" is produced by Outside the Lines Consulting as a holiday market exhibiting local artists from the Westchester region in a variety o...

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Egg Taking Demonstration

  • Oct. 30, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 1pm and 3pm
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • 1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $7; $6 seniors 65 and older; $5 ages 3-12

Witness the centuries old process of egg taking and fertilization.

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Orangetown Suffragist Exhibit

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Dec. 28, 2021 , Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am-2pm; Sundays 1-4pm
  • Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives
  • 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The fight for American women to get the right to vote was fought on many fronts - including Orangetown. Learn about this fascinating movement ...

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Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Fridays and Saturdays, 8pm; Sundays, 2pm
  • BayWay Arts Center
  • 265 E. Main St., East Islip
  • All Ages
  • $40; $35 seniors; $27 students

“Cinderella” enchants family audiences with its majestic score and magical story.

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Santa Pictures at South Court

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 21, 2021 , Mondays-Saturdays, 10:15am-8pm
  • Paramus Park
  • 700 Paramus Park, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Make this holiday magical by visiting St. Nick! Santa's helpers have been working hard decking the halls, so don’t miss out! Take photos with Santa...

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Santa Photos

  • Nov. 22, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Bergen Town Center
  • Route 4 East & Forest Avenue , Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Santa is here for photos and to hear your Christmas wish list!

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A Christmas Carol the Musical

  • Nov. 28, 2021 - Dec. 30, 2021 , See website for complete schedule; 11am family matinee
  • The Players Theatre
  • 115 MacDougal Street, NoHo
  • All Ages
  • $42-$62

Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale about the joy of community triumphing over selfishness, presented in this fresh musical adaptation by S...

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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , Saturdays-Fridays, 11am-7pm; Sundays, 12-6pm; Week of Dec. 17 11am-7pm; Dec. 24 10am-5pm; Closed Thanksgiving Day
  • Broadway Commons
  • 358 N. Broadway Commons, Hicksville
  • All Ages
  • $20 deposit with reservation

Santa will be sitting in his big chair at center court and wants to hear wish lists and take photos! Advanced reservations are strongly encouraged....

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Santa Brunch Cruise 2021

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Event Cruises, Pier 36
  • 299 South St., Downtown Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $129

Enjoy a Christmas brunch cruise with bottomless mimosa and 4-course brunch. Meet Santa in person and take in views of the city skyline and Statue of Liberty. 

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Santa Fun Cruise with Treats 2021

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Event Cruises NYC, Pier 36
  • 299 South St., Downtown Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $59

Enjoy a Santa cruise filled with fun Christmas activities for families. Visit Santa's home at the North Pole, take photos, decorate your own holiday crafts and enjoy an engaging storytelling by Santa's elves.

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Hammond Holiday Art Fair

  • Nov. 13, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Fridays-Sundays, 12-4pm
  • Hammond Museum
  • 28 Deveau Rd, North Salem
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Browse a wide array of one-of-a-kind artworks and affordable yet beautiful items created by artist members. 

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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Cross County Center
  • 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Photo packages are $19.99-$49.99

Capture a magical photo of your family inside Santa's Workshop.

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Santa Photos

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Sunrise Mall
  • One Sunrise Mall , Massapequa
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Make sure to take the kids to see Santa before the big day!

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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Green Acres Mall
  • 2034 Green Acres Mall, Valley Stream
  • All Ages
  • Visit is free, photo packages start at $39.99

The magic of the holiday season comes alive with a visit to Santa’s winter wonderland.

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Gazillion Bubble Show

  • Nov. 05, 2021 - May. 29, 2022 , Fridays 7pm; Saturdays 11am, 2pm, 4:30pm; Sundays, 12pm, 3pm; Check website for Added Thursdays & Holiday Times
  • New World Stages
  • Stage 2, Hell's Kitchen
  • All Ages
  • $59-$99.50

Mind-blowing bubble magic, spectacular laser lighting effects, and momentary soapy masterpieces will make you smile, laugh, and feel like a kid again.

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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 18, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for daily schedule
  • Kings Plaza Shopping Center
  • 5100 Kings Plaza, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • photo packages start at $39.99

The magic of the holiday season comes alive with a visit to Santa’s winter wonderland. 

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Union Square Holiday Market

  • Nov. 18, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , Mondays-Saturdays, 11am-8pm; Sundays, 11am-7pm; Closed Thanksgiving Day and closes at 4pm on Christmas Eve
  • Union Square
  • 14th St. and Broadway , Union Square
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The Union Square Holiday Market is the longest running and largest holiday market in the City. This year, they are celebrating the return of the ma...

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Book Your Photo Session With Santa!

  • Nov. 18, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages available starting at $39.99

Welcome Santa to Palisades Center with a dance party, giveaways, activities, and more! The event will feature Sephora, Great American Cookies, and ...

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'Tis the Season for Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 18, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • The Shops at Riverside
  • 390 Hackensack Ave., Hackensack
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

The ultimate holiday tradition is back: Photos with Santa! 

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Visit with Santa

  • Nov. 18, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Westfield South Shore Mall
  • 1701 Sunrise Hwy., Bay Shore
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Santa will be arriving Nov 18th and will be at Westfield South Shore until December 24th in the Lord & Taylor Court! Pre-booking your Santa Magic p...

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Barnaby Saves Christmas

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Dec. 26, 2021 , Saturdays, 11am; 12/24 and 12/26, 11am **NO PERFORMANCE 12/25**
  • Theatre Three
  • 412 Main St., Port Jefferson
  • All Ages
  • $10

As Barnaby and his reindeer friend set off on their journey to save Christmas, they meet some new friends along the way and learn the true meaning of Christmas, Hanukah, and the holiday season.

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The Polar Express™ 4D Experience

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Daily every hour
  • IMAX Theater, Maritime Aquarium
  • 10 N. Water St., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $7; $6 members

Feel your seat rock on the rails, smell the hot cocoa and catch the falling snow during a memorable ride to the North Pole during this immersive “The Polar Express 4D Experience”.

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Shark-Diving Santa

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Fridays-Sundays, 11am and 1pm
  • Maritime Aquarium
  • 10 N. Water St., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • Included with general admission: $28.95; $24.95 seniors 65+; $19.95 children 3-12

See Santa swap reindeers for sand tiger and lemon sharks when he swims up to the window of the “Ocean Beyond the Sound” exhibit and poses for photos with children. 

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Westchester's Winter Wonderland Drive-Thru Holiday Light Extravaganza

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Mondays-Fridays, 6pm until closing; Saturdays-Sundays, 5pm until closing; additional cost for large passenger vans/limos, call for special reservations
  • Kensico Dam Plaza
  • Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla
  • All Ages
  • $25 per car off-peak; $35 per car peak

Drive along the 1.2 miles of holiday lights with a new electrifying Elf Disco, a breathtaking Peace on Earth LED display, and two new thirty-foot snowflakes to light up the largest holiday Christmas tree in Westchester! Plus, dancing trees, glowing snowballs, candy cane lane, a 100-foot light tunnel, Westchester’s favorite 40-foot Christmas tree, Santa and friends, and more!

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New York City Ballet: George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center
  • 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, Upper West SIde
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $89

Celebrate the season with the exquisite costumes and magnificent sets of this beloved production, and allow Tschaikovsky’s iconic score to transport you to a land of twirling snowflakes, leaping candy canes, waltzing flowers, and so much more.

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Bergen County Winter Wonderland 2021

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Fridays-Sundays, time TBA
  • Van Saun County Park
  • 216 Forest Ave., Paramus
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 seniors 65 and older and active military or veteran; free for children 3 and younger

Bergen County's Winter Wonderland is northern New Jersey's premier winter event featuring open air ice skating, a kids zone ice rink, hospitality t...

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Chocolate Chip Cookies Making Class in a Real Chocolate Factory

  • Nov. 10, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Tuesdays-Sundays, 3-4pm
  • Kahkow USA
  • 97 North 10th Street , Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $40

Learn how to makes chocolate chips cookies like a champ in a real chocolate factory in Brooklyn.

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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 16, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Jefferson Valley Mall
  • 650 Lee Blvd., Yorktown Heights
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Bring the family to capture holiday moments with Santa that you’ll treasure forever! Save time this holiday season and reserve your photo time slot...

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NYBG GLOW

  • Nov. 24, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • The New York Botanical Garden
  • 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $35; $20 children 2-12; Patron/Members: $25; $15 children 2-12

See thousands of dazzling LEDs, illuminated plant stories, and whimsical, picture-perfect installations reflect the surrounding gardens and collections of NYBG.

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Riverhead Holiday Light Show

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 30, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Splish Splash
  • 2549 Splish Splash Drive, Calverton
  • All Ages
  • $35 per vehicle VIP; $23 per vehicle general admission

Visitors are treated to more than a mile of larger-than-life holiday light displays (some more than 3 stores tall!) right from the warmth of their ...

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Worldwide Light Celebration

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021 , 8am-5pm, daily
  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children
  • Mathews Park, 303 West Avenue, Norwalk
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $16; $12 seniors; free for children younger than 12 months and members

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Stepping Stones Museum for Children as the museum brings light to learning during its annual Worl...

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The PAW Patrol™ Experience: Only at CAMP

  • Nov. 22, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , 11am-7pm, daily
  • CAMP at Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards , Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • $30

This immersive experience celebrates PAW Patrol: The Movie ™ with interactive games, skill-based activities, themed crafts, and action-packed missions. 

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Tea & Play Information Session

  • Oct. 26, 2021 - Dec. 07, 2021 , Tuesdays, 11:15am-12pm
  • The Waldorf School of Garden City
  • 225 Cambridge Ave, Garden City
  • Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE

If you are interested in experiencing and learning about the Parent & Child Program at The Waldorf School of Garden City, we invite you and you...

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Art for Tots

  • Nov. 04, 2021 - Dec. 16, 2021 , Thursdays, 10:30-11:30am
  • Noguchi Museum
  • 32-37 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $10 for up to 4 family members

Sing songs, play games, and create a work of art together. Ages 1-3. 

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Jr. Zoo Club 1 Day Classes

  • Nov. 04, 2021 - Dec. 16, 2021 , Thursdays, 9:30-10:30am
  • Prospect Park Zoo
  • 450 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY , Prospect Leffert
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $30; $24 members

You and your little one will make new friends and meet special animal guests!

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DUMBO X Brooklyn Flea Holiday Market

  • Nov. 07, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Sundays, 10am-4pm
  • DUMBO Archway
  • 155 Water St., DUMBO
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The Brooklyn Flea brings 40+ vintage and handmade vendors to the Archway in a curated Holiday Market.

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DUMBO X Brooklyn Flea Holiday Market

  • Nov. 07, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Sundays, 10am-4pm
  • DUMBO Archway
  • 155 Water St., DUMBO
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The Brooklyn Flea brings 40+ vintage and handmade vendors to the Archway in a curated Holiday Market.

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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 12, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , Monday-Saturday, 11am-8pm
  • Westfield Garden State Plaza
  • One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Ho ho ho! Santa is back at Westfield GSP and invites families to enjoy the time-honored tradition of capturing holiday photos with him.

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'Tis the Season for Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 12, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for daily schedule
  • The Westchester
  • 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

The ultimate holiday tradition is back: Photos with Santa! 

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'Tis the Season for Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 12, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for daily schedule
  • Walt Whitman Shops
  • 160 Walt Whitman Rd, Huntington Station
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

The ultimate holiday tradition is back: Photos with Santa!

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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 12, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Queens Center Mall
  • 90-15 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst
  • All Ages
  • Visit is free, photo packages start at $39.99

The magic of the holiday season comes alive with a visit to Santa’s winter wonderland. 

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Holiday Light Spectacular

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021 , 5-9pm, weekends through 12/6, nightly starting 12/7, closed 12/24 and 12/25
  • Turtle Back Zoo
  • 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange
  • All Ages
  • Donations recommended

Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal character...

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Frosty

  • Nov. 21, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • John W. Engeman Theater
  • 250 Main St., Northport
  • All Ages
  • $20

Join Jenny and Frosty on their chilly adventures as they try to save the town of Chillsville from mean old Ethel Pierpot and her evil machine that will melt all the snow.

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Art on the Market

  • Nov. 06, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 1-6pm
  • Ridge Hill
  • 1 Ridge Hill Blvd., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

"Art on Market" is produced by Outside the Lines Consulting as a holiday market exhibiting local artists from the Westchester region in a variety o...

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'Tis the Season for Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 11, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for daily schedule
  • Roosevelt Field
  • 630 Old Country Road, Garden City
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

The ultimate holiday tradition is back: Photos with Santa! Make your reservation today!

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'Tis the Season for Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 11, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for daily schedule
  • Smith Haven Mall
  • 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

The ultimate holiday tradition is back: Photos with Santa! Make your reservation today.

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A Christmas Carol

  • Nov. 13, 2021 - Dec. 26, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Theatre Three
  • 412 Main St., Port Jefferson
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $35; $28 Seniors (65+) and Students (13+); $20 Children (5-12)

Follow the miser Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey that teaches him the true meaning of Christmas - past, present and future. 

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Holiday Food Truck Market

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , 11am-9pm, daily
  • Cross County Center
  • 8000 Mall Walk , Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for food

Enjoy tasty treats at the Holiday Food Truck Market!

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The Steadfast Tin Soldier & Nutcracker Sweets

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Saturdays and Sunday, 12:30 and 2:30pm **NO SHOW 01/01**
  • Puppetworks, Inc.
  • 338 Sixth Avenue, Park Slope
  • All Ages
  • $11; $10 children

See two holiday classics The Steadfast Tin Soldier and Nutcracker Sweets featuring Tchaikovsky's 'Land of Sweets' dances.

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Cross County Center Pop-Up Holiday Ice Skating Rink

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Cross County Center
  • 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 admission includes skate rentals and a one-hour session

Taje a spin on this environmentally friendly pop-up rink featuring a synthetic floor which glides slower than real ice making it perfect for first time and young skaters. 

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Harry Connick, Jr.'s The Happy Elf

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Check website for performance schedule.
  • The Argyle Children's Theatre
  • 34 W. Main St, Babylon Village
  • All Ages
  • $16

This festive tale of overcoming adversity, friendship, the power of positivity and believing in yourself is the perfect treat for the whole family!

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Peace, Love & Lights Drive-Thru Holiday Light Show

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Tuesdays-Thursdays, 5-9pm; Fridays-Sundays: 5-10pm
  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • 200 Hurd Road, Bethel
  • All Ages
  • $23.75-$35 per car

Experience the Bethel Woods grounds from the comfort of your car: just turn off your headlights and follow the magical glow.

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Magic of Lights

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Sundays-Thursdays 5-10 pm; Fridays-Saturdays, 5-11pm
  • PNC Bank Arts Center
  • Exit 116, Garden State Pkwy., Holmdel
  • All Ages
  • $30 per car any day in advance; $25 per car weekdays in advance; $60 limo in advance; Price increases after 11/30 to $40 weekdays and $45 weekends

Drive through the winding 1-2 Mile course to view sparkling LED displays depicting the favorite characters of the season, including animated snowmen, elves, poinsettias, candy canes, and more! 

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Magic of Lights

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Sundays-Thursdays 5-10 pm; Fridays-Saturdays, 5-11pm
  • Jones Beach State Park
  • 1 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh
  • All Ages
  • $30 per car any day in advance; $25 per car weekdays in advance; $60 limo in advance; Price increases after 11/30 to $40 weekdays and $45 weekends

Drive through the winding 1-2 Mile course to view sparkling LED displays depicting the favorite characters of the season, including animated snowmen, elves, poinsettias, candy canes, and more! 

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NYC Winter Lantern Festival: Illuminate The Farm

  • Nov. 25, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , Thursdays-Sundays 11/25-12/23 and Daily 12/16-1/02, 4:30-9:30pm
  • Queens County Farm Museum
  • 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • $24.99; $29.99 12/23-1/02; $16.99 ages 3-12

See a dazzling display of festive holiday lights and handmade lanterns in the shape of flowers, tractors, your favorite farm animals, and many many more.

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Christmas House Long Island

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Jan. 05, 2022 , Mondays-Wednesdays, 3-9pm; Thursdays, 3-10pm; Fridays, 3pm-1am; Saturdays, 11am-1am; Sundays, 11am-9pm
  • Samanea Mall
  • 1504 Old Country Rd. , Westbury
  • All Ages
  • Mondays-Thursdays, $25 for adults and $20 for children 10 and younger; Fridays-Sundays: $30 for adults and $25 for children 10 and younger.

Christmas House Long Island offers guests a wondrous 10,000 square foot multi-room walk-through experience featuring creative lighting and theatrical effects.

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Lightshow & Christmas Village

  • Nov. 24, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Skylands Stadium
  • 94 Championship Place, Augusta
  • All Ages
  • $29 per car for light show; free admission to Christmas Village

This dazzling winter family destination showcases a mile-long drive through course glittering with dazzling displays and an enchanting Christmas Village full of fun-filled activities, delicious treats, memory making photo ops and much more.

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Orchard of Lights

  • Nov. 23, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Demarest Farms
  • 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
  • All Ages
  • $35 per car

Take your vehicle on a guided tour through 32 acres of brilliant holiday light displays, warm up by the fire pit and enjoy hot cocoa and treats in the retail farm market. Take pictures with Santa,  make your own S’mores and Listen to Santa’s singing Reindeer.

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Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center

  • Nov. 02, 2021 - Dec. 21, 2021 , Tuesdays, 3-5pm; Thursdays, 3-5pm; , Saturdays. 1-5pm (closed Thanksgiving weekend)
  • Environmental Education Center at Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • 99 Plymouth Street, Dumbo
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with monthly educational themes, a 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more.

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North Pole Express

  • Nov. 13, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , multiple times
  • TopView Sightseeing Bus Stop
  • 6th Ave. Between 47th & 48th St., Midtown
  • All Ages
  • from $59

Enjoy Christmas activities for kids in NYC including carol singing, hot chocolate, and Santa meeting.

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Holiday in the Park

  • Nov. 13, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Starting at $24.99

 Holiday in the Park will shine brighter than ever with millions of glittering lights, festive foods, thrilling, new rides, and holiday entertainment. 

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Shimmering Solstice

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Old Westbury Gardens
  • 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury
  • All Ages
  • Peak: $32.95; $17.95 ages 3-17; Off Peak: $29.95; $16.95 ages

Experience an unforgettable walkthrough event of seasonal sights and sounds.

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Holiday Lights

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $39.95; $34.95 seniors 65 and older; $24.95 ages 3-12

During the evenings, the park comes to life with holiday cheer as immersive light displays, custom-designed animal lanterns and animated light shows sparkle across the zoo. The outdoor celebration is complete with festive entertainment, seasonal treats and classic holiday music. 

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Lightscape

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden
  • 1000 Washington Ave., Prospect Leffert
  • All Ages
  • $34; $30 members; $18 ages 3-12; $16 members ages 3-12; free for children 2 and younger

Celebrate the beauty of nature in winter on this enchanting trail animated by dazzling light, color, and sound where visitors will be dazzled by international showstoppers like the Winter Cathedral tunnel, Fire Garden, and Field of Light, and more.

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Outdoor Ice Skating

  • Nov. 09, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021 , COVERED RINK: Monday-Thursday, 9am-4:30pm; Friday, 9am-7pm; Saturday, 1-9pm; Sunday, 1-4:30pm. OPEN AIR RINK: Monday-Thursday, 9am-7pm; Friday & Saturday, 9am-9pm; Sunday, 9am-7pm
  • LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park Brooklyn
  • 171 East Drive, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • Admission is $8 on weekdays and $12 on weekends

Experience ice skating on two open-air rinks, designed for skaters of all ages and skill levels.

 

 

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White Christmas

  • Nov. 11, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • John W. Engeman Theater
  • 250 Main St., Northport
  • All Ages
  • $75

This family classic features beloved songs by Irving Berlin including Blue Skies, I Love A Piano, How Deep Is The Ocean and the perennial favorite, White Christmas. 

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ELF The Musical

  • Nov. 11, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Check website for performance schedule.
  • The Argyle Theatre
  • 34 W. Main St, Babylon Village
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $49-$79; $40 Kids 12 and younger

This modern day holiday classic is brought to life onstage and is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf.

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Pinkmas

  • Nov. 18, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , Daytime Experience: Weekdays, 11:30am-4:30pm; Weekends, 10am-4:30pm. Nighttime Experience: Sundays-Thursdays, 5:30-7:30pm; Fridays-Saturdays, 5:30-8:30pm
  • Museum of Ice Cream
  • 558 Broadway, SoHo
  • All Ages
  • Tickets starting at $44

The Pinkmas experience will be filled with interactive moments, from crafting ornaments and decorating the MOIC trees, to tasting sweet treats that celebrate the season’s festive spirit in 13 multi-sensory installations .

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The Great Holiday Train Show

  • Nov. 18, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , Saturdays and Sundays, 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm and 3pm
  • Horace Greeley House
  • 100 King Street, Chappaqua
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 members; $8 children 8 and younger

It’s full steam ahead for The Great Holiday Train Show at the New Castle Historical Society! This family friendly event at the Horace Greeley House...

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Holiday in the Park Drive-Thru Experience

  • Nov. 15, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Starting at $14.99

Experience the beauty of one of the world’s largest theme parks from the warmth, privacy, and comfort of your vehicle. Extend your fun by walking through the Merry Market Place featuring piping-hot holiday fare, shopping, holiday games, Santa, and more!

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Taco Tuesday

  • Oct. 26, 2021 - Dec. 22, 2021 , 3:00pm
  • Sinigual
  • 640 Third Avenue, New York

Celebrate Taco Tuesdays at Sinigual, Murray Hill’s trendiest Mexican restaurant, with a variety of popular tacos, small plates, and appetizers. Enjoy ...

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Christmas Spectacular Starring The Radio City Rockettes

  • Nov. 05, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Radio City Music Hall
  • 1260 Sixth Ave., Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $49

The Christmas Spectacular is a one-of-a-kind tradition where the magic of Christmas in New York comes alive.

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LuminoCity Festival Holiday Lights

  • Nov. 12, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Whitney Pond Park
  • 7 Community Drive E., Manhasset
  • All Ages
  • $76 VIP; $38 general admission; $27 kids ages 3-12

This immerseive experience will take you to a dazzling new world with Lumi, the LuminoCity mascot, as your guide.

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Frozen, Jr.

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Jan. 17, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts
  • 2 East Main St., Smithtown
  • All Ages
  • $25

Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood.

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Self-Serve Crafts

  • Oct. 01, 2021 - Nov. 30, 2021 , Thursdays-Sundays, 11am-4pm
  • The Whaling Museum of Cold Spring Harbor
  • 279 Main Street, Cold Spring Habor
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Free with admission: $6; $5 seniors 62 and older and children 4-18; free for children 3 and younger and those with ​Active Military with ID

Enjoy seasonal, self-serve crafts.

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Birth of Planet Earth - New Planetarium Show

  • Nov. 06, 2021 - Jan. 08, 2022 , Tuesdays-Sundays, 2pm
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $5 plus admission: $16; $14 children 2-12 and seniors 62 and older

Birth of Planet Earth tells the twisted tale of our planet’s origin and explores some of the greatest questions in science today.

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Holiday Train Show

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Jan. 23, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • The New York Botanical Garden
  • 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $32; $30 seniors 65 and older and students with ID; $18 children 2-12

Marvel at model trains zipping through an enchanting display of more than 175 famous New York landmarks.

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Bank of America Winter Village: Holiday Shops

  • Oct. 29, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , 11am-8pm, daily
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

This European inspired open-air market curated by Urbanspace features artisans from around the world. Located along Bryant Park’s allées and terrac...

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A-MAZE-D

  • Jun. 26, 2021 - Mar. 27, 2022 , Thursdays, 2-5pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am–1pm and 2–5pm (Closed 1–2pm for cleaning)
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13; pay as you wish on Thursdays from 2-5pm

Explore a maze created from corrugated cardboard boxes that transforms BCM’s 2nd floor Exhibit Gallery into a twisting and turning adventure made up of winding corridors and tunnels!

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Ally Toy Vault

  • Nov. 22, 2021 - Jan. 31, 2022 , Mondays-Saturdays, 10am-6pm; Sundays, 12-6pm
  • CAMP 5th Avenue
  • 110 5th Ave, New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Families can enjoy interactive activities and donate toys to those in need.

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NYC Holiday Dinner Cruise with Cocoa 2021

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Jan. 30, 2022 , Fridays, Saturday, and Sundays, 7-10pm *This cruise will not be taking place Christmas and New Year's weekends*
  • Event Cruises NYC, Pier 36 (NY)
  • 299 South Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • from $129

Enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner with the stunning Manhattan skyline view.

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Baby + Me Yoga

  • Oct. 01, 2021 - Dec. 17, 2021 , Fridays, 10:45-11:30am
  • Sacred Space Astoria
  • 2905 21st Ave, Astoria
  • Baby, Adult
  • $25

Sing or listen to nursery rhymes, bond with Baby (ages 6 weeks-12 months), and practice yoga while building a community.

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Toddler Yoga

  • Oct. 01, 2021 - Dec. 17, 2021 , Fridays, 9:30-10:15am
  • Sacred Space Astoria
  • 29-05 21st Ave, Astoria
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $22

Sing and dance while shaping bodies into animals & elements we see in nature. Strong walkers to 3 years old. 

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Musical Storytime with Bravo the Theatre Dog - LIVE

  • Oct. 02, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Saturday, 1pm **No storytime on 11/27 and 12/25**
  • The Players Theatre
  • 115 MacDougal Street, Greenwich Village
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Bravo and his Players Theatre friends as they bring picture books to life with live original music, games and more.

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Toddler Yoga Dance

  • Oct. 02, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Saturdays, 9-9:45am
  • Sacred Space Astoria
  • 2905 21st Ave, Astoria
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • $25

This high energy blend of yoga and dance give children the opportunity to explore balance, direction, rhythm and music.

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Family Yoga

  • Oct. 03, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Sundays, 1:15-2:15pm
  • Sacred Space Astoria
  • 2905 21st Ave, Astoria
  • Young elementary, Adult
  • $25 per adult + $10 for 1 child; $5 per additional child

Family Yoga is a fun class for a child (6+) and their grown up to explore and learn yoga together. 

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FREE Guided Hikes on Sundays

  • Oct. 10, 2021 - Dec. 26, 2021 , Sundays, 2-4pm
  • Westmoreland Sanctuary
  • 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See Westmoreland like never before and learn about their diverse, native wildlife and vibrant ecosystems.

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NYC Winter Lantern Festival: A Bug's Night Drive-thru Adventure

  • Oct. 22, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , 5-10pm: Thursdays-Sundays from 10/28-12/09; Open Daily from 12/16-01/02
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $34.99 weekdays; $49.99 weekends; $59.99 week of 12/24-1/02

A Bug’s Night will dazzle your friends and family as you roll through over 20 acres of vivid lanterns and holiday lights!

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Empire Circus

  • Nov. 12, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Fridays, 4-10pm; Saturdays, 1-10pm; Sundays, 1-8pm
  • Empire Stores
  • 55 Water Street, DUMBO
  • All Ages
  • $85 VIP; $45 general admission

This 100% interactive experience puts you in the center of the circus with roaming performers and pop-up circus acts all throughout the experience.

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The Big Apple Circus

  • Nov. 11, 2021 - Jan. 30, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Lincoln Center
  • 60 Lincoln Center Plaza, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $25

The Big Apple Circus returns to Lincoln Center with world-class circus artists from around the world. 

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Xpedition Dino

  • Sep. 10, 2021 - Nov. 30, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $19.99 per person

This prehistoric adventure features 30 life-sized dinosaurs with realistic movement and sound.

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'Fragile Future'

  • Sep. 29, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday: 11am-6pm; Friday and Saturday, 11am-8pm
  • The Shed
  • 545 W 30th St, New York
  • All Ages
  • $25; $18 seniors and students; free for members and children/teens 18 and younger; Additional fee for experience

This experiential installations play on our senses and help us imagine positive, alternative solutions to the problems our planet faces. 

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New Parents & Infants Support Group on Zoom

  • Sep. 06, 2021 - Nov. 29, 2021 , Monday, 11am-1pm
  • Ossining Public Library
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

Join Katherine Whiteside, a certified postpartum doula, on Zoom for companionship, community, advice and support for new parents and pregnant women...

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Me and My Bean Yoga by Yogi Beans

  • Sep. 22, 2021 - Dec. 15, 2021 , Wednesdays, 10-10:45am
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Have a yoga experience with your little one that is fun and teaches the importance of a healthy lifestyle. 

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The Rink

  • Nov. 06, 2021 - Jan. 31, 2022 , 9am-11:59pm, daily
  • Rockefeller Center Plaza
  • 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • $20-$54; $60 plus admission for private lesson; $10 skate rental

Skate on this iconic ice rink- take a lesson or do your own thing!

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Accumulations: Hanukkah Lamps

  • Nov. 04, 2021 - Jan. 31, 2022 , Monday and Thursday, 11am-6pm; Friday, 11am-4pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10am-6pm
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • $18; $12 seniors 65 and older; $8 students; free for children younger than 18 and members; free on Saturdays

See the largest collection of Hanukkah lamps in the world at nearly 1,050 pieces that date from the Renaissance to Thanksgiving 2013 when Hanukkah and Thanksgiving coincided.

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Pixar Putt

  • Aug. 01, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Sundays-Thursdays, 10am-8pm (last entry 6:30pm); Fridays-Saturdays, 10am-10pm (last entry 8:30pm); 7pm onwards is 'Pixar Putt 18+ After Dark' for evening sessions Friday & Saturday
  • Battery Park
  • 22 Battery Place , Battery Park
  • All Ages
  • Weekdays: $34.50; $24.50 ages 12 and younger; Family 4 pack tickets is $22.44 per person (must be for 2 adult tickets and 2 child tickets); Weekends: $39.50; $29.50 ages 12 and younger; Family 4 pack tickets is $26.44 per person (must be for 2 adult tickets and 2 child tickets)

The Pixar Putt mini-golf experience is made up of 18 fun and interactive holes inspired some of Pixar’s most beloved films.

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Family Yoga with Yogi Beans

  • Sep. 18, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Saturdays, 10-10:45am
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards , Chelsea
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy family yoga with Yogi Beans focused on cultivating health, fitness and wellness.

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Mozart for Munchkins

  • Sep. 25, 2021 - Dec. 29, 2021 , Saturdays, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Dance, clap and sing along to a family friendly experience featuring live world class musicians- new theme weekly!

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Yarn @ The Yards with String Thing Studio

  • Sep. 15, 2021 - Dec. 22, 2021 , Wednesdays, 6-8pm
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, Chelsea
  • Teen, Adult
  • $60

This 90-minute session will get you started with the basics of knitting or crochet.

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Disney Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation

  • Oct. 21, 2021 - Jan. 30, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Theater Row
  • 410 W 42nd St., Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $41.50

This beautifully crafted musical stage adaptation is set deep in the Hundred Acre Wood and told with stunning life-size puppetry through the eyes of the Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin, and their friends.

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Ramsey Farmers' Market

  • Aug. 01, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , First Sunday of Each Month, 9am-2pm
  • Ramsey Farmers' Market
  • Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey
  • All Ages
  • Admission and parking is free, prices vary for goods

Ramsey Farmers' Market open year round on Sundays! Double your pleasure on the first Sunday of each month (Sept-Nov) as the popular Vegan Corne...

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The Rink

  • Oct. 29, 2021 - Mar. 06, 2022 , Mondays-Thursdays, 8am-10pm; Fridays–Sundays (and holidays), 8am-11:30pm; Winter Village closes 4pm on New Year’s Eve
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free; $15-$45 skate rental; $135-$150 premium skate package

This 17,000 square foot rink features free admission ice skating, high quality rental skates, and free skating shows, events, and activities. 

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Hubble Space Telescope Exhibit

  • Nov. 01, 2021 - Apr. 16, 2022 , Tuesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City
  • All Ages
  • Free with Museum Admission: $16; $14 children 2-12 and seniors

This 2,200-square-foot exhibit immerses visitors in the magnificence and mystery of the Hubble mission.

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Arcadia Earth Reopens, Inspiring Environmental Action

  • Jun. 18, 2021 - Dec. 30, 2021 , Thursdays and Fridays, 2-9pm; Saturdays, 10am-9pm; Sunday, 10am-8pm
  • Arcadia Earth
  • 718 Broadway, New York
  • All Ages
  • $27-$39

Arcadia Earth has announced its reopening after being closed through the pandemic. The immersive art world transports guests through 15 rooms desig...

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Sea Lions: Life by a Whisker

  • Jul. 01, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 10:15am; 11:30am; 12:45pm; 2pm; 3:15pm, and 4:30pm (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas)
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $22.50-$33

Dive into the world of a rare sea lion pup.

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2021-2022 Free Faculty Concert Series

  • Nov. 05, 2021 - May. 20, 2022 , Select Fridays, see schedule below
  • Bloomingdale School of Music
  • 323 West 108th Street, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bloomingdale School of Music presents a free Faculty Concert Series on select Friday evenings at the David Greer Recital Hall on 323 West 108th Str...

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Central Park Photo Safari

  • Jun. 13, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021 , Sundays, 1:30-4pm
  • Central Park
  • 72 Terrace Drive, New York
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $100

This photography workshop focuses on how to take pictures of the environment (from cityscapes to landscapes). Learn the art of scouting for an imag...

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Greenpoint Market

  • May. 02, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Greenpoint Terminal Market
  • 2 Noble Street, Greenpoint
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

This outdoor flea is located on the Brooklyn waterfront with gorgeous views of the Manhattan skyline, showcasing over 100 vendors plus family programing.

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