Top Things to Do with Kids in Nassau this May

Find the top things to do this month with kids in the NYC area in our Calendar of Events

Looking for fun and free/low-cost things to do with kids in Nassau County, Long Island this May? Check out our top picks, including a bug festival at Long Island Children's Museum, the Imagination Movers tour, tons of Mother's Day events, and the Long Island Mozart Festival.


Accessible Park and Playground Long IslandMay 5

A Place to Play

Let All the Children Play, a nonprofit that works to develop play spaces for children of all abilities, will open a two-acre Accessible Park & Playground in Eisenhower Park on May 4, followed by a Family Fun Day on May 5 that will feature open play, sports clinics, face painting, and arts and crafts.



Imagination MoversMay 6

Imagine That!

Four dads-turned-rockstars, aka The Imagination Movers, bring the eclectic pop sounds from their new CD Rock-o-Matic to the NYCB Theatre at Westbury.



Lilacs at Old Westbury GardensMay 8-13

Mommy Dearest

If you’re finding it hard to express your love in words this Mother’s Day, take Mom to one of these great family events. Remember, it’s her day, so let her choose!



Bug Bonanza at Long Island Children's MuseumMay 20

Love Bugs

Turn your fascination into knowledge as you discover the amazing lives and history of common everyday insects and other creepy crawly creatures at the Long Island Children’s Museum’s Bug Bonanza. Learn the how and why of bugs and their impact on our lives. Make fun crafts and concoct a tasty treat made with edible insects.



Bethpage Air Show Long IslandMay 26-27

Planes on Parade

Military, civilian, and historical planes show off their speed and acrobatic chops at the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh.



Long Island Mozart FestivalMay 26-28

Compose Yourself

These talented performers from the World Youth Alliance/United Nations Chamber Orchestra will perform a repertoire of compositions for the Long Island Mozart Festival at Old Westbury Gardens.



Pump It Up Long IslandFridays Throughout the Month

Bouncing Fun

Can you jump, can you pump? Can you slide, can you bounce? Kids can do it all during Open Pop-In Playtime as they jump, roll, slide, and bounce on giant inflatables while forming friendships and getting exercise.



Search for more fun family activities on Long Island and in the NYC area in our full calendar of events