Con Edison Cardboard Kayak Race
Jul 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am– 4:00 pm
Brooklyn Bridge Beach
Under Brooklyn Bridge at FDR Drive Lower Manhattan
New York, New York
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
As part of City of Water Day, Brooklyn Bridge Beach is open for one day only for a unique kayak race. Starting at 10:30 am, each team builds life-size paper boats made of 10 sheets of cardboard, 3 rolls of gaffing tape, and 10 rolls of clear waterproof packing tape to race at 1:30 pm (yes, some of them sink). When not in use for the Cardboard Kayak Race, the Brooklyn Bridge Beach will be open for free public kayaking (10 am–1 pm) and beach education activities (3 pm–4 pm), first come first serve.
The Roller Wave
Skate inside the new 24,000-square-foot space invoking the golden era of roller discos in the 1970s. Enjoy live DJ music, delicious food and beverage options at a Buds2Roses, food hall, a live podcast space, and an arcade, all with retro Brooklyn decor.
Socks required. Lockers available to rent. Skate lessons available Saturday from 11am-1pm.
Brooklyn Heights Spring Egg Hunt
Be ready at 10:30 sharp for a quick spring/Easter egg hunt in a local playground.
In case you want more than a couple of eggs in your basket, there will also be a bake sale. Donations and proceeds support the BHA’s Playground & Events Committee.More info
Mozart For Munchkins: Spring Swing
Join an immersive, unforgettable, family music experience, featuring the talented, bilingual (English/Spanish) wife/husband duo Musiquita. Composer/pianist/singer Jesse Elder and violinist/composer/singer Blanca Cecilia González will be joined by an incredible ensemble, including trumpeter Wayne Tucker, bassist Steve Whipple, hula hooping contortionist Ellie Steingraeber, and tap dancer Demi Remick, for a thrilling performance. At the end of…More info
Play with balloons, learn about the history of balloons, snap some balloon selfies, admire ginormous balloon art and meet the Easter Bunny at an immersive balloon pop-up experience.
Created by Brooklyn Bridge Parents and City Point, the ginormous balloon experience fills 8,000+ square feet of BKLYN STUDIOS with over 1,000 balloons transformed into sculptures,…More info
Brooklyn Bridge Park Playgrounds
This expansive park has great attractions and a gorgeous only-in-NYC view. Explore refurbished piers, most of which host playgrounds (our favorites are at Pier 6 including giant Slide Mountain, Sandbox Village, Swing Valley and the splashy Water Lab). Play in the sand and admire tide pools at Pier 4 Beach (no swimming/wading).
Find a variety of yummy concessions throughout the park and restrooms at Piers 2,5 & 6.More info