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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 BrooklynManhattanQueensLong IslandWestchester and Rockland.

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Pleasantville Indoor Farmers Market

  • Dec. 07, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 8:30am-1pm
  • Pleasantville Middle School
  • 40 Romer Ave., Pleasantville
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The farmers market moves indoors with the same great fruits, vegetables, meats, and more. 

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ONLINE WOMEN'S EXPO

  • Dec. 10, 2020, 10am-8pm
  • Middle Country Public Library
  • 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach
  • Adult
  • FREE

The Women's EXPO is a showcase and a marketplace for Long Island women entrepreneurs: artisans, importers, designers and distributors of produc...

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IN PERSON Holiday Pop-Up Shop

  • Dec. 13, 2020, 12-5pm
  • On the Beat Pop-Ups
  • 2486 Pitkin Avenue, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This Holiday Pop-up Shop will have a various selection of local businesses from the NYC area. Complimentary champagne will be available f...

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IN PERSON The I Love Chocolate Fest & Holiday Fair

  • Dec. 05, 2020 - Dec. 06, 2020 , 10am-5pm
  • Old Bethpage Restoration Village
  • 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage
  • All Ages
  • $13.99-$25

Tons of CHOCOLATE! Plus, Food Trucks, Crafts, and Holiday shopping. Live Music, Chocolate Art Exhibit. Outdoor, Fresh Air event. Free on site parki...

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IN PERSON Brooklyn's Largest Menorah Lighting

  • Dec. 10, 2020 - Dec. 17, 2020 , 12/10, 5pm; 12/11, 3:30pm; 12/12, 7pm; 12/13, 5:30pm, 12/14-12/17, 6pm
  • Grand Army Plaza
  • Prospect Park West and Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Kick off the first night of Chanukah with a Concert at 5pm and then stay for the lighting of Brooklyn's largest Menorah! Every night ...

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IN PERSON Brooklyn's Largest Menorah Lighting

  • Dec. 10, 2020 - Dec. 17, 2020 , 12/10, 5pm; 12/11, 3:30pm; 12/12, 7pm; 12/13, 5:30pm, 12/14-12/17, 6pm
  • Grand Army Plaza
  • Prospect Park West and Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Kick off the first night of Chanukah with a Concert at 5pm and then stay for the lighting of Brooklyn's largest Menorah! Every night ...

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ONLINE Artisan Boutique

  • Nov. 23, 2020 - Dec. 01, 2020 , Anytime
  • The Rye Arts Center
  • 51 Milton Road, 51 Milton Road, Rye
  • Adult
  • Free to browse, shop local businesses online!

The Rye Arts Center is moving its annual Artisan Boutique online! Enjoy a curated online shopping experience while supporting small businesses...

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ONLINE Best of BAMkids Film Festival 2020

  • Nov. 28, 2020 - Dec. 06, 2020 , Anytime
  • BAM
  • 30 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $5 and up

Best of BAMkids Film Festival 2020 features films curated by Northwest Film Forum. Best of BAMkids Film Festival offers a selection of colorfu...

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IN PERSON CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE

  • Dec. 05, 2020 - Dec. 13, 2020 , Weekends, 1-6pm
  • Museum Village
  • 1010 Route 17M, Monroe
  • All Ages
  • $5; free for ages 3 and younger

Join Museum Village for their very special expanded walk-through Christmas in the Village event, now with evening hours! Explore the festive and fu...

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IN PERSON GREEN MEADOWS HOLIDAY WONDERLAND 2020

  • Nov. 21, 2020 - Dec. 06, 2020 , Weekends, 11am-5pm
  • Aviator Sports and Events Center
  • Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave., Marine Park
  • All Ages
  • $12

Join Green Meadows at their HOLIDAY WONDERLAND! They have Decked the Farm with thousands of beautiful flowers that transform it into an e...

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IN PERSON The Makers Show at Citypoint

  • Nov. 27, 2020 - Dec. 20, 2020 , Fridays-Sundays, 11am-8pm
  • Citypoint
  • 445 Albee Square West, Downtown Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

A holiday market in downtown Brooklyn. Shop local, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA. 

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ONLINE Virtual Greenwich Holiday Stroll, 24 Days of Holiday Shopping & Dining

  • Dec. 01, 2020 - Dec. 24, 2020 , All Day
  • Greenwich Shops and Restaurants
  • VIRTUAL, Greenwich
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Tradition Continues! Greenwich Holiday Stroll Reimagined! Treasured Holiday Event Goes Virtual December 1 - 24, 2020 The Stroll Must Go On! 202...

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IN PERSON Food Trucks on The Green

  • Nov. 27, 2020 - Dec. 24, 2020 , Mondays-Saturdays, 11am-8pm; Sundays, 11am-7pm
  • Ridge Hill
  • 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Santa is coming to town, with safety in mind! Pre-purchase your photo package and schedule your contactless visit with Santa. The health and s...

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IN PERSON A Frosty Fest

  • Nov. 27, 2020 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Fridays-Sundays, 6-8pm; closed December 25
  • Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses
  • 778 Broadway Route 9W, Ulster Park
  • All Ages
  • $22.57; $19.33 children younger than 12

The creative team at Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses; the #1 Haunted attraction in America, located in Ulster County, NY, now present...

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IN PERSON Santa Brunch Cruise in NYC

  • Dec. 01, 2020 - Jan. 03, 2021 , 12pm on sailing dates
  • Event Cruises NYC
  • 299 South Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • From $69

Ho ho ho! Santa is finally here with his Elves and invites you and your kids to join him for a nice brunch on the water! With lots of fun activitie...

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IN PERSON Holiday Bazaar at Ethel's Club

  • Nov. 14, 2020 - Dec. 19, 2020 , Weekends, 1-6pm
  • Ethel's Club
  • 315 Messerole St., East Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Support local artisans at a socially-distanced (masks on!) market in our clubhouse. All safety guidelines will be followed with vendor tables separ...

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IN PERSON Holiday Food Truck Market

  • Nov. 27, 2020 - Jan. 01, 2021 , Mondays-Saturdays, 11am-8pm; Sundays, 11am-7pm
  • Cross County Center
  • 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Shoppers will enjoy tasty treats and savory snacks at the holiday food truck market! Trucks will be parked on The Green, in the center of the mall ...

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IN PERSON Grand Central Holiday Fair

  • Nov. 17, 2020 - Dec. 24, 2020 , Monday-Friday, 10am-8pm; Saturday, 10am-7pm; Sunday, 11am-6pm (Closed Thanksgiving; Dec. 24: 10am–6pm)
  • Grand Central Terminal
  • 89 E. 42nd St, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Free admission; prices vary for goods

Explore one of the most beautiful architectural settings in the world featuring talented artisans. The 2020 Holiday Fair has been redesigned t...

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ONLINE DePas Online Craft Fair

  • Nov. 17, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Anytime
  • DePas Craft Fair
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Support small businesses without leaving your house at this year's virtual craft fair. 

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ONLINE Made at the Yard

  • Nov. 17, 2020 - Jan. 03, 2021 , Anytime
  • Brooklyn Navy Yard
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Support small businesses without leaving your house at this year's virtual holiday market. 

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ONLINE 2020 Crafts at the Cathedral

  • Nov. 17, 2020 - Jan. 17, 2021 , Anytime
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
  • 1047 Amsterdam Ave. , Morningside Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy pages of the Virtual Crafts at the Cathedral which will be live throughout the holiday shopping season and support these wonderful artists.

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IN PERSON MoCA L.I.ghts

  • Oct. 03, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • PATCHOGUE ARTS COUNCIL
  • Village of Patchogue, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Village of Patchogue will turn into an open-air museum and arts destination for the public to enjoy safely on foot, by car, and online.

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