Imagination Playground

Imagination Playground at Burling Slip Front Street &  South Street, New York, NY
FREE

This magical interactive, transformable playground lets kids create their own play space with sand, water, giant foam blocks, mats, wagons, fabric, and crates at their fingertips. Great view of the East River. Near lots of cool public art. Bathrooms available.

Suggested Ages: All

The Greens

Pier 17 89 South Street Lower Manhattan, New York, New York
menu items $10+

Enjoy stunning views on a rooftop overlooking the East River. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Menu includes cheeseburgers, churros, shrimp rolls, salads and more. See our guide to Seaport.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Tall Ship Wavertree

The Seaport Fulton & Front Streets, New York, NY
FREE

Visit the 130-year-old tall ship Wavertree with self-guided tours along a set route include access to the main deck and quarter deck. Learn how people worked and lived aboard a 19th century cargo sailing vessel, from the captain to the ship’s officers, cooks, and crew. Then visit the cargo hold and stand atop the viewing…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Tin Building by Jean-Georges

The Seaport Fulton & Front Streets, New York, NY
FREE

Explore an array of culinary experiences at acclaimed chef Jean-Georges sprawling culinary destination located in lower Manhattan’s historic Seaport. The two-story waterfront building offers houses multiple restaurants with open kitchens, innovative retail concepts including an exquisite candy and gelato shop and an impeccably stocked market. Sit down at a variety of lovely restaurants, or browse…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Seaport Discovery: Exploring our Waters with Eric Carle 

The Seaport Fulton & Front Streets, New York, NY
FREE

Visit a discovery room of maritime-themed art by the late Eric Carle, beloved creator of picture books for young children, at The South Street Seaport Museum. Huge immersive murals bring families into Carle's book, A House for Hermit Crab, and the cargo-ship adventures of 10 Little Rubber Ducks. Activities include meeting a live hermit crab,…

Suggested Ages: 2 to 8

Ice Rink at The Seaport

The Seaport Fulton & Front Streets, New York, NY
Free, $23-$35/skate rentals

Ice skate in a free admission rink with spectacular views of the East River, the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline, under a new overheard light installation Aurora emulating the Northern lights.

Chase Sapphire Preferred and Reserve cardmembers have exclusive access to the Sapphire Cabin, a heated bungalow located rink-side with complimentary…

Suggested Ages: Adult Friendly to Adult Friendly, Adult Friendly

Aurora by Ithaca Studios

The Seaport Fulton & Front Streets, New York, NY
FREE

Over 4,000 individually-controlled overhead lights create spectacular effects inspired by the natural wonder of the Aurora Borealis, including swirling colors and shooting stars, all synchronized to music. Take a spin under the lights on the free admission Ice Rink. Each month the theme of Aurora will change with different lighting concepts and soundtracks.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly