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Hester Street Fair

hester street fair

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Recurring (see all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 20, 2022

The Seaport
Fulton & Front Streets
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

Shop a beloved tightly curated, wildly creative street fair, transported from the LES to scenic pier. Browse stalls with antiques, jewelry, art, vintage goods and local designers. Pick up local brews and  baked goods while grooving to Live DJs.

See our guide to the happening Seaport District.

Seaport Discovery: Exploring our Waters with Eric Carle 

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…

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Tall Ship Wavertree

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…

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Seaport Beach Fest

Play on a shorefront pop-up sand beach with lounge chairs, umbrellas, and sand toys in the historic Seaport. enjoy live music performances, pop-up bars and food trucks. Listen to buskers and a series of tribute bands singing summer beach tunes.

See our guide to more fun, food and maritime activities in the Seaport.

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Tugboat Rides on W.O. Decker

Take an exciting 75-minute ride on the last surviving New York-built wooden tugboat W.O. Decker. Explore New York Harbor with views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Battery, and Governors Island.

Tours depart at 1:15pm, 2:45pm, and 4:15pm. Advance reservations recommended.

For ages 10+. Access to W.O. Decker requires climbing angled…

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Imagination Playground

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.

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