Fairs & Festivals



Celebrate Hawai'i Weekend: Music

Sunday, August 19, 10:00 am–6:00 pm
New York Botanical Garden ~ Bronx
$28, $25/students & seniors, $12/ages 2-12, free/under 2
In conjunction with gorgeous exhibition Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii, enjoy music and song with legendary artists from Hawai‘i, Hawaiian instrument Crafting,...

Harlem Week's Children’s Festival

Sunday, August 19, 11:00 am–7:00 pm
West 135th Street ~ Harlem
FREE
Enjoy exhibits, games, arts & crafts, live music, dance, free health testing and sports clinics around the theme "Back to School." Also...

Passport to the World: Brazil

Sunday, August 19, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
The Bronx Zoo ~ Bronx
$23.95/adults, $19.95/ages 3-12, $21.95/seniors, free/ages 1 & under
Experience the music, food, dance, storytelling, crafts and culture of the homelands of  Bronx Zoo animals, from the jungles of Asia to...

Smorgasburg In Prospect Park

Sunday, August 19, 11:00 am–6:00 pm
East River State Park ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Nosh at the largest weekly open-air food market in America featuring over 100 local vendors. At what the New York Times calls...

Black Love Fest NYC

Sunday, August 19, 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling ~ Harlem
FREE
Join a free one-day celebration that builds upon work initiated in the The Black School by sharing student artwork with the community....

India Day Parade

Sunday, August 19, 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
Madison Avenue ~ Midtown East
FREE
See floats, traditional dance, music and more in the worlds largest India day parade.

Jewish Cultural Heritage Celebrations at Kensico Dam

Sunday, August 19, 12:00 pm–6:00 pm
Kensico Dam Plaza ~ Westchester
FREE
Celebrate Jewish music, dance and food with performances, family activities and a wide array of vendors near the lovely Kensico Dam Waterfalls Festivals....

August Picture Book Bonanza

Sunday, August 19, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Books Of Wonder ~ Gramercy/Flatiron
FREE
Authors and illustrators share their new pictue books new stories, take questions from the audience, and sign copies of all their books.

Taste Buds Kitchen Back-to-School Open House

Monday, August 20, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
Taste Buds Kitchen ~ Chelsea
FREE
Enjoy drop in hands-on cooking stations from homemade dipping sauce with veggie tots to make-your-own yogurt parfait and rice pudding cups. Also...

Wafels & Dinges Factory Tour

Friday, August 24, 10:00 am–11:00 am
Royal Dinges Factory ~ Brooklyn
$25, $12.50/ages 5-18, Free/ages 4 & under
Go inside de Royal Dinges Factory, the commissary, production space, and headquarters of one of New York City’s most popular street food...

Arthur Ashe Kids' Day

Saturday, August 25, 9:30 am–3:00 pm
Flushing Meadows Corona Park ~ Queens
$10+
At this annual US Open's kids' event, watch the pros practice, see a free concert, play interactive games and enjoy family activities...

High Line Family Festival: Dream

Saturday, August 25, 10:00 am–1:00 pm
High Line 14th Street Passage ~ Chelsea
FREE
Join artists, scientists, performers, and other families to imagine a future for NYC that includes everyone's dreams. Activities include storytelling, an interactive...

Hester Street Fair

Saturday, August 25, 11:00 am–6:00 pm
Hester Street Fair ~ Lower East Side
FREE
Founded in 2010 by three Lower East Side locals, this food and flea market draws from the diversity of the neighborhood and...

Jazz Age Lawn Party

Saturday, August 25, 11:00 am–5:00 pm
Governors Island ~ Lower Manhattan
$35+, Free/ages 11 & under
Time travel to the twenties with dance lessons and performances, picnicking, vintage motorcar exhibitions, and carnival games and prizes for junior gents...

Smorgasburg In Williamsburg

Saturday, August 25, 11:00 am–6:00 pm
East River State Park ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Nosh at the largest weekly open-air food market in America featuring over 100 local vendors on the Brooklyn waterfront. At what the...

Asphalt Green Sprinkler Day

Saturday, August 25, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Asphalt Green ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Escape the summer heat in a field of sprinklers. Enjoy free flavored ices on your way out. Bring your own towel.

Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square

Sunday, August 26, 9:00 am–3:00 pm
Bartel-Pritchard Square ~ Brooklyn
FREE
This greenmarket offers a selection of vegetables, fruits, baked goods, plants, and flowers, to fresh-caught fish and organic baked goods. For a...

Calypso at the Zoo

Sunday, August 26, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Prospect Park Zoo ~ Brooklyn
Free with Admission
A zoo-themed West Indian carnival with steelpan and calypso music, carnival-inspired crafts, and of course, Caribbean culture. Learn about the unique wildlife...

Jazz Age Lawn Party

Sunday, August 26, 11:00 am–5:00 pm
Governors Island ~ Lower Manhattan
$35+, Free/ages 11 & under
Time travel to the twenties with dance lessons and performances, picnicking, vintage motorcar exhibitions, and carnival games and prizes for junior gents...

Smorgasburg In Prospect Park

Sunday, August 26, 11:00 am–6:00 pm
East River State Park ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Nosh at the largest weekly open-air food market in America featuring over 100 local vendors. At what the New York Times calls...

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