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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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IN PERSON Town of Clarkstown Costume Bingo

  • Oct. 30, 2020, 6:30-8pm
  • Congers Lake Memorial Park
  • 8 Gilchrest Road, Congers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Sponsored and Conducted By: Clarkstown Parks Board and Recreation Commission Open to Clarkstown residents Free Limited to 11 families (pre-registra...

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ONLINE Brickworld LEGO Halloween Virtual Con

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 12-6pm
  • Brickworld LEGO Expo
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • $9

Chicago-based Brickworld LEGO Expo, which regularly hosts LEGO conventions throughout the Midwest, will host the Brickworld LEGO Fireworks Vir...

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IN PERSON Halloween at the HRM

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 12-5pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18; free for members and children younger than 3

Do your kids love the Planetarium? HRM does, too—and since we can’t get together under the dome yet, they will bring the Planetarium to...

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IN PERSON Town Square's Greenpoint Halloween Parade & Spooktacular Party

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 12pm, Halloween Parade; 10am-3pm, Spooktacular Party
  • Brooklyn Expo Center
  • 72 Noble St., Greenpoint
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $30; $20 in advance; $10 special mommy/daddy tickets; $5 mommy/daddy tickets in advance

Calling all princes and princesses, heroes and villains, witches and wizards!  Join Town Square for their popular Greenpoint Children's Ha...

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IN PERSON Super Spooktacular Halloween

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 11am-1pm
  • The Coder School - Commack
  • 6558 Jericho Turnpike, Commack
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $5

Wear your favorite costume to recieve a good bag and have a chance to build a spooky game! This event is limited to 10 children per 30 Min. se...

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IN PERSON Halloween Spooktacular

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 10am-2:30pm
  • Rolling River Day Camp
  • 477 Ocean Avenue , East Rockaway
  • All Ages
  • $10

Celebrate Halloween this year at camp! Wear your best costume to Rolling River Day Camp's Halloween Spooktacular event. Activities include Cros...

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IN PERSON Halloween Party

  • Oct. 31, 2020, 10am-4pm
  • One River School Larchmont of Art + Design
  • 2081 Boston Post Road, Larchmont
  • All Ages
  • FREE

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IN PERSON Town of Clarkstown Trivia

  • Nov. 06, 2020, 6:30-8pm
  • Congers Lake Memorial Park
  • 8 Gilchrest Road, Congers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Open to Clarkstown residents Limited to 11 families (pre-registration required - only the responsible parent/guardian from the account will be able...

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IN PERSON Town of Clarkstown Trivia Under Light at Congers Picnic Pavilion

  • Nov. 06, 2020, 6:30-8pm
  • Congers Lake Memorial Park
  • 8 Gilchrest Road, Congers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Sponsored and Conducted By: Clarkstown Parks Board and Recreation Commission Open to Clarkstown residents Free Limited to 11 families (pre-registra...

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ONLINE All Kids Fair

  • Nov. 08, 2020, 11am-4pm
  • All Kids Fair
  • -, -
  • All Ages
  • Free to 'visit' the exhibitors; $10 per device to also enjoy all the kids' classes, info sessions for the adults,

Spend the day with your family at the All Kids Fair virtual expo! There will be fabulous exhibitors, many fun kids' classes, vir...

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ONLINE Virtual Fourteenth Annual Brooklyn Children's Book Fair

  • Nov. 14, 2020, 11am-2pm
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Watch online as your favorite Brooklyn authors and illustrators share their books during the annual Brooklyn Children's Book Fair. Th...

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ONLINE Macy's 94th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade

  • Nov. 26, 2020, 9am-12pm
  • Macy's Herald Square
  • 151 W. 34th Street, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The 94th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Celebration will be reimagined for a safe, national, television only presentation...

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IN PERSON Spooky Fest

  • Oct. 16, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , Fridays-Sundays, 6:30-9:30pm
  • Center for Science Teaching and earning
  • 1450 Tanglewood Rd, Rockville Centre
  • All Ages
  • $10/$15

The Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL) celebrates Halloween with Spooky Fest! Taking place at the Tanglewood Preserve in Rockville Cen...

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IN PERSON Fall Fun

  • Sep. 26, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, Sundays, and Columbus Day, 10am-5pm
  • SCHMITT'S FAMILY FARM
  • 6 Bagatelle Road, Dix Hills
  • All Ages
  • $5

Bring the family for pumpkin picking, hayrides, the animal train ride, apple cider donuts, roasted corn, and more.

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IN PERSON Hallowfest

  • Sep. 18, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , Saturdays and Sundays, 2-6pm
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $29.99

Enjoy a spooktacular celebration of family-friendly frights! Reserve tickets in advance. 

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IN PERSON Festival Food to Go

  • Sep. 12, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-6pm
  • Hicks Nurseries
  • 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, see menu for prices

Your favorite fall foods are back including roasted corn, apple cider, kettle corn, homemade pies, cider and fudge dipped donuts, fudge, character ...

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IN PERSON Bronx Night Market

  • Sep. 26, 2020 - Nov. 15, 2020 , Saturdays and Sundays, 12-6pm
  • Bronx Night Market
  • 1 Fordham Plaza, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Bronx Night Market celebrates culture, cuisine, represents the city’s diverse offerings, and supports up-and-coming food concepts. Advanced reservations required.

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IN PERSON Farmers Market at The Valley

  • Sep. 16, 2020 - Nov. 18, 2020 , Wednesdays, 2:30-6:30pm
  • Jefferson Valley Mall
  • 650 Lee Blvd., Yorktown Heights
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop for fresh, healthy, locally grown produce and other weekly favorites!

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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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IN PERSON Ramsey Farmers' Market

  • Aug. 16, 2020 - Nov. 29, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-2pm
  • Ramsey Farmers' Market
  • Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The award winning, non profit Ramsey Farmers' Market -every Sunday- offering fresh, local produce and products from over 40+ outstanding farmer...

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POST-PAUSE The Spring Street Farmers Market

  • Jun. 13, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , Saturdays, 9am-2pm
  • Stamford Downtown
  • Spring Street Parking Lot on Spring Street, Stamford Downtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Spring Street Famers market offers a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.  You’ll also find ...

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IN PERSON 92nd Street Greenmarket

  • Jun. 21, 2020 - Nov. 22, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-4pm
  • GrowNYC
  • 1st Avenue btw. 92nd and 93rd Streets, Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

This seasonal Sunday market on the Upper East Side offers neighborhood residents a convenient location to shop for a selection of vegetables, fruit...

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IN PERSON KENNEDY PLAZA FARMERS MARKET

  • Jun. 17, 2020 - Nov. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9am-2pm
  • LI Greenmarket Inc.
  • 1 W Chester St., Long Beach
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The market offers fresh produce and many other wholesome goods.

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IN PERSON Corona Greenmarket

  • Jun. 19, 2020 - Nov. 27, 2020 , Fridays, 8am-3pm
  • GrowNYC
  • Roosevelt Ave & 103rd St, Corona
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop for seasonal vegetables, stunning specialty Mexican vegetables and herbs, as well as apples, grapes, cider and fruit juice pressed from locally grown fruit. 

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IN PERSON Bensonhurst Greenmarket

  • May. 31, 2020 - Nov. 22, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-3pm
  • GrowNYC
  • 18th Ave btwn 81st & 82nd Streets, Bensonhurst
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop for fresh fruits and vegetables, honey and specialty Mexican herbs. 

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POST-PAUSE Farmers Market

  • May. 17, 2020 - Nov. 22, 2020 , Sundays, 9am-2pm
  • Cunningham Park
  • 200-00 73rd Ave., Fresh Meadows, Fresh Meadows
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Small scale farms and local food makers are back in Cunningham Park, Queens for the 2020 season. Every Sunday from 9am to 2pm, shop for local fruit...

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