Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Sample a range of delicious Japanese cuisine from sushi to smoothies in large food hall rooted in “omotenashi,” a Japanese approach to hospitality and mutual respect. Pick up noodles, dumplings, yakatori, Obanyaki stuffed with Nutella and more from variety of booths or sit down in a serene corner for omakase.
On the 20,000-square-foot second floor ‘The Loft,’ step into a representation of Japan with cool shops with items straight from the country as well as fun experiences like tea ceremonies and cultural classes. Shop for inexpensive toys, Hello Kitty and Sanrio home goods, crafting supplies, Japanese treats, items for the home and other kitschy stuff at Daiso. BookOff, an outpost of Japan’s largest chain of used bookstores, offers a wide range of anime-related products, including manga, novels, CDs, DVDs, video games, figures, apparel, and accessories.
Swing, climb, balance, traverse and zip-line at this aerial adventure park in Westchester. Explore a variety of high ropes courses with 110 platforms in the trees featuring unique elements and zip lines on every course.
Nine courses for all skill levels – low to the ground and high in the trees, with age limits for each…More info
Morning Farm Chores
Become a farmer for a day and join Muscoot Farm’s staff as you feed, clean, and care for animals.
Pre-registration is required; $25 for a group of two; available to children ages 6 – 14. Participants will meet at Reception Center with sturdy, closed-toe footwear.More info
Governors Island Egg Hunt
Join the first-ever public egg hunt on Governors Island. 10,000 wooden painted Easter eggs will be hidden throughout the Island’s 120 acres of open space, with Island-specific prizes and giveaways for the most hard-boiled egg hunters.
Register for one of several levels of egg hunts tailored to specific age groups, along with an Island-wide scavenger…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