Oct 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am– 5:00 pm
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Discover an old-school fall foliage festival in the heart of Brooklyn—complete with hay rides, carnival games, music, and more. Local cider makers and kombucha brewers offer tastings, a farmers’ market features heritage apples from local orchards, and kids can debut their Halloween costumes in a high-energy drum parade. Groove to sounds from around the block and around the world. Press cider with a traditional cider press, join sack races, decorate a pumpkin to take home and try ghands=-on science.
Due to festival crowds, avoid bringing a stroller. Advance ticket purchase recommended.
Prospect Park Zoo
This former menagerie is designed to allow up-close animal viewing, perfect for families with young children who want to learn about wildlife.
Explore a Discovery Trail and encounter 400 animals of 150 species including red pandas, dingos, procupines and a host of beautiful birds. Visit unique small cats, sea lions and Chinese-big headed turtles.More info
Classical Kids Fair
WQXR is heading to Brooklyn for the Classical Kids Fair at Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Families can experience live performances, an instrument petting zoo, arts and crafts, radio and dance workshops, and more. Listen, look, and play alongside WQXR and our friends from the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, The Little Orchestra Society, and Dancers of the Met.More info
Book Nook Grand Opening and End of Year Carnival
Celebrate Book Nook Park Slope. Enjoy local authors selling, signing and reading their books, games, crafts, snacks, raffles, tattoos, face painting, balloon twisters and a concert with Sunny Songsters.More info
Brooklyn Pride Festival
Enjoy a cross-section of the Brooklyn’s business, community, and city-wide organizations on 5th Avenue between 3rd street and 9th street. Watch local, national, and international talent including hip-hop, rock, drag performers on a fabulous entertainment stage at 4th Street.
A Family Fun Zone at Old Stone House/ J.J. Byrne Park features family activities, music, face painting,…More info
J.J. Byrne Playground & Old Stone House
Enjoy lots of modern climbing equipment juxtaposed with colonial themes inspired by the adjacent Old Stone House, site of the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn. Explore a submarine periscope and interactive panels depicting the historic battle among natural stone and rustic pavement, then attack your enemies with water cannons.
A gated toddler area features bucket swings,…More info
Zucker Natural Exploration Area
Strategically placed branches and stumps of trees damaged by storms and other materials from within Prospect Park invite engagement nature and unstructured play in this magical playground. several areas to explore including sand for digging and water features for pumping and splashing.More info