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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 Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, Westchester and Rockland.
The new exhibition Sharks features dozens of life-sized models, fossils, touch-free interactive exhibits, and more
Bring the family out to enjoy this outdoor ice skating rink located in Bear Mountain State Park in the Lower Hudson Valley.
This winter, the Bergen County Zoo is hosting a dazzling display of Chinese lanterns that will make this holiday season one to remember. Bring your...
HSRC is finishing out their Women's Suffrage Centennial celebration with a holiday exhibition that features fashions of the mid- to late twentieth ...
This Met exhibit explores Walt Disney’s personal fascination with European art and the use of French motifs in his films and theme parks and highlights references to European visual culture in his films like Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Beauty and the Beast.
This program has been designed to create a safe environment for players to learn the fundamentals of basketball, make new friends, grow their self-confidence, and much more.
Enjoy Ice Skating at Tanger Outlets for the entire family! Hours subject to change due to weather and center conditions....
Enjoy outdoor ice skating on a 5,000-square-foot rink. Bundle up, enjoy a hot chocolate and glide on the ice!
Participants will improve their physical strength, flexibility, and endurance while also learning discipline and building their confidence. 5-11.
Explore Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Beloved Community,” his global vision for our world based on justice, inclusivity, equal opportunity, and a love for others.
Inclusion Exhibit hosted by Westchester Children's Museum, featuring a group of artists with disabilities from The Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics (IAHD). Viewers must be accompanied by a child.
Veterans of the game and newcomers alike are invited to pass around packs of cards and build a deck on the fly to participate in a Swiss tournament for a chance at prizes!
Sample some science for the small ones in CMOM’s early childhood exhibition, PlayWorks, all month long.
Kids 14 years of age and under will have access to the basketball courts and pool!
Create something special and delicious during this chocolate workshop! From chocolate dipped and decorated Oreos, to a Valentine's chocolate wreath...
Kids will adventure around Piermont, paint & craft, play board games, have a talent show and end the night with glowga (glow-in-the-dark yoga) and a guided meditation!
Come out for a family-friendly experience that cultivates early literacy awareness through joyful reading experiences!
Kids will create a wonderful array of arts and crafts projects using traditional Italian materials. Ages 4-10.
Ice Theatre of New York (ITNY) presents 2022 City Skate Pop Up Concerts at The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park. ITNY per...
Learn new techniques and ways to play with different slime concoctions and ingredients. Ages 4-12.
This multi-sensory experience allows creators of all ages to craft edible candy art while immersed in a variety of candy-themed activities designed to be a unique outlet for exploration, visualization, creativity, and fun!
Al Hirschfeld's innovative caricatures provides a visual metaphor for the mission of the Paley Center, as he too preserved the work of the many...
Bumper Cars on Ice are back! Not your typical bumper car, these go on the ice. Bump, slide, and spin on The Rink! Rides take 10 minutes, and occur ...
When Christopher inherits his father's cat, he is set on an adventure that takes him to the palace of King Vexmus and beyond.
Look at patterns in nature, explore seeds, evergreens, bird feeders and much more with garden educator Thalia Flores-Perez. Ages 6-8.
Experience the architecture of NYC’s oldest Dutch stone house (c. 1709), discover the lives of the Vander Ende & Onderdonk Families, and learn about Ridgewood’s evolution from a rural farming community to a bustling industrial hub.
Winter offers families a unique opportunity to visit the wolves during their favorite time of year. Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology ...
Situated in Brooklyn Commons Park, residents, families, professionals and tourists alike can enjoy a festive winter skating experience in Downtown ...
The Floral Escape is in full bloom at the Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall! Experience 10 floral activations designed for you to capture ...
New Camerata Opera (NCO) presents a series of free, educational, and interactive children's opera videos on YouTube adapted from their opera, P...
Learn the art and science of forecasting a storm as you create your own weather snow globes, and swirl up scenes of what it might take to weather a storm.
Create a snowman puppet with art materials such as pom pom balls, foam or felt, popsicles, markers, buttons, and googly eyes, as well as with a choice of special wintery season scents.
Beauty & the Beast the French Fantasy with a "live" Beast adapted for Marionettes by Nicolas Coppola (suggested for ages 3 and up)
Kids will have a blast at this special drop-off party — while grown-ups get time for errands, shopping, or even a date night! Registration closes 4...
Go back in tine and experience animatronic prehistoric creatures that look, move and make sounds as they did when they roamed the earth.
The most classic of all fairy tales springs to life in this fast-paced musical production featuring ragged Cinderella and the handsome prince looking for a bride.
Get a chance to see how food is prepared for animals to eat; then you’ll get up close and personal with the animals as they are fed. Ages 3-5.
The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at historic music venues across the country, allows kids to "move, play and sing w...
Be a part of a community art project by creating a tiger stripe pattern panel or decorate your own tiger face to hang at the Visitor & Administrati...
All family members are welcome to paint with their children. If you don't wish to paint, you may sit with your child if seating permits. If another...
Mickey Mouse leads a parade of more than 50 beloved characters starring Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Disney Princesses, the wintry wonderland of Disney’s Frozen, exciting moments from Disney/Pixar films and more.
This event will feature dances, stories and traditional music from Native Peoples of the Northeast, Southwest and Great Plains regions.
For walkers under 36 mos. old and their adults. Stories, fingerplays, songs & bubbles! Limited registration begins 12/22 for HKDPL district res...
Children will join in the fun as they harvest the cocoa pods, grind and roast the beans to mold their very own delicious chocolate creation!
Mind-blowing bubble magic, spectacular laser lighting effects, and momentary soapy masterpieces will make you smile, laugh, and feel like a kid again.
A family-friendly musical about a little dog named Rue who realizes life is really about finding your happy beginnings, not endings!
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.
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.
Experience ice skating on two open-air rinks, designed for skaters of all ages and skill levels.
Signup now by emailing [email protected] or by calling (914)939-6710 and Press 3 to pick up a January Grab and Go craft. Children will be g...
Marvel at model trains zipping through an enchanting display of more than 175 famous New York landmarks.
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!
Pet and learn about an animal friend followed by self-directed play.
Enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner with the stunning Manhattan skyline view.
Tea & Play is a FREE 45-minute, outdoor (weather dependent), engaging information session about the Parent & Child program with Waldorf-tra...
The Big Apple Circus returns to Lincoln Center with world-class circus artists from around the world.
Skate on this iconic ice rink- take a lesson or do your own thing!
These winter exhibitions include a new introductory gallery South Street and the Rise of New York, as well as a newly reconfigured return of the po...
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.
See classic toy trains along with a miniature amusement park!
Radius Gallery at Arc Stages presents a remarkable exhibition of photographs celebrating the reopening of Broadway by noted local photographer, Cha...
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.
Pet and learn about an animal friend for 45 minutes, followed by 45 minutes of self-directed play.
Glide along this eco-friendly skating rink specially designed for skaters of all ages and skills.
This 17,000 square foot rink features free admission ice skating, high quality rental skates, and free skating shows, events, and activities.
This 2,200-square-foot exhibit immerses visitors in the magnificence and mystery of the Hubble mission.
Come in for homework help from the tutor and Teen Reading Ambassadors, along with reading practice, help with school projects, and even snacks! Ages 6-12.
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...
Join the pups of PAW Patrol to answer every yelp for help and make daring rescues.
Explore this history of puppets and the influence they've had on New York.
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