Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Explore NYBG’s living collections and participate in seasonal activities, demonstrations, and fun arts and crafts inspired by the vibrant yellow blooms.
Enjoy an assortment of family-friendly games, including Cornhole, Ladder Toss, Ring Toss, Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4, Giant Chess, and Hoola Hoops, join a guided collage session from Bronx Community Collage celebrating NYBG’s heirloom daffodil collection, learn how to beautify a stoop or window box through a guided demonstration with Materials for the Arts and take home a creation, and listen to live music inspired by nature and our environment.
Bryant Park Picnic Performances
Enjoy live and in-person music, dance, and theater events produced in partnership with a diverse and storied lineup of New York City’s performing arts institutions including Greenwich House Music School, New York City Opera, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Steinway Artists and more – see the full schedule.
Ample seating and free picnic blankets available (only…More info
Swans, sword fights, and toreadors take center stage at the grand Metropolitan Opera House in kid-friendly, bite-sized excerpts of works from ABT’s Summer Season including Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet and George Balanchine’s patriotic Stars and Stripes.
This narrated hour-long introduction to ballet for children ages 5-12 and their families hosted by ABT…More info
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.More info
play:groundNYC’s The Yard
Get creative at a 50,000 square-foot adventure playground stocked with loose parts, tools and space for kids to play, imagine and dream big.More info