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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 Rosh Hashanah Shofar Micro-Service

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 9:30am-6pm; see complete schedule below
  • Chabad of Park Slope
  • ,
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This year's Rosh Hashanah will be a unique experience for all. Step outside to hear the Shofar on Rosh Hashanah. Join a short outdoor Shofar mi...

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IN PERSON Rosh Hashanah for Teens

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 5:30-7pm
  • Chabad of the Five Towns
  • 234 Washington Ave., Cedarhurst
  • Teen
  • FREE

Teens in grades 9-12 are invited to experience Rosh Hashanah with the Chabad of the Five Towns. Enjoy meaningful & inspiring High Holiday ...

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IN PERSON Rosh Hashanah Shofar Micro-Service

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 5pm and 5:45pm
  • The Chai Center
  • 501 Vanderbilt Pkwy, Dix Hills
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Chai Center will be holding TWO special SHOFAR BLOWING ONLY services, which will take place outdoors with social distancing. The first one...

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IN PERSON Shofar in The Park

  • Sep. 20, 2020, 4:30pm
  • Chabad of the Nyacks
  • Memorial Park Waterfront , Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

To accommodate families with young children and those who are otherwise unable to hear the Shofar on Rosh Hashanah, Chabad of the Nyacks will be of...

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ONLINE Yom Kippur Family Service

  • Sep. 28, 2020, 10:30am
  • 92nd Street Y
  • 1395 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $50

Join Rebecca Schoffer — 92Y Director of Jewish Family Engagement — and her puppets for joyful, interactive and live online High Holiday...

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ONLINE Island Quest 365 Virtual Challah Baking Event

  • Sep. 30, 2020, 7pm
  • Commonpoint Queens
  • 67-09 108th Street, Forest Hills
  • All Ages
  • $20 for 2 challah kits; $12 for one challah kit; free for Summer 2021 registered campers

Spend a night hanging out with your friends, counselors and favorite people from summertime and learn how to make your own yummy challah.

Eve...

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IN PERSON VILLAGE CRAFT FAIR

  • Oct. 03, 2020, 10am-4pm
  • Smithtown Historical Society Grounds
  • East Main Street Village of the Branch/Smithtown, Smithtown
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

It's Christmas in October, so it's Time to Shop 'til you drop! Rain date: October 11. 

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ONLINE The Jewish High Holy Days with JCP Downtown — Yom Kippur

  • Sep. 27, 2020 - Sep. 28, 2020 , Sunday Evening - Monday Evening
  • JCP Downtown
  • 146 Duane Street, TriBeCa
  • All Ages
  • FREE, donations appreciated

Observe Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Antonement, with JCP Downtown. JCP Downtown is hosting free and virtual experiences for toddlers, youth, and ...

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ONLINE The Jewish High Holy Days with JCP Downtown — Rosh Hashanah

  • Sep. 18, 2020 - Sep. 20, 2020 , Friday Evening - Sunday Evening
  • JCP Downtown
  • 146 Duane Street, TriBeCa
  • All Ages
  • FREE, donations appreciated

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, with JCP Downtown! All weekend long, they're hosting free and virtual festivities for toddlers, y...

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ONLINE Lab/Jr. at the Lab/Shul 5781 Days of Awe

  • Sep. 18, 2020 - Sep. 28, 2020 , 9/18, 5:30-6pm; 9/19, 9am-12pm; 9/27, 5:30-6pm; 9/28, 9am-12:30pm
  • Lab/Shul
  • , New York City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join the Everybody Friendly, God-optional Days of Awe with Lab/Shul! Jewish? Jew-ish? Not at all? Lab/Jr. brings dynamic, meaningful learning and a...

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IN PERSON Boo at the Zoo

  • Oct. 01, 2020 - Nov. 01, 2020 , Thursdays through Sundays and Monday, October 12 10am-5pm
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $39.95; $34.95 seniors 65 and older; $29.95 children 3-12; free for members

Enjoy a day of fun including traditional favorites such as daily magic and mind reading shows, professional pumpkin carving demos and more.

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IN PERSON The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze

  • Sep. 18, 2020 - Nov. 21, 2020 , September 18- October 31; November 1; 6-8; 13-15; 20-21, see website for exact tines
  • Van Cortlandt Manor
  • 525 South Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $24; free for members and children younger than 3

Dscover a breathtaking display of more than 7,000 illuminated jack o’ lanterns—all designed and hand-carved on site. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 

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