Movies With A View
Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+, Adult Friendly
Watch classic films on a big screen backed by a gorgeous harbor view. Kid-friendly options include Jurassic Park (August 4) and The Mitchells vs. the Machines (August 18).
Lawn doors open at 6pm and the movie begins at sundown (around 8:30pm). Smorgasburg, featuring a selection of NYC’s favorite food vendors, provides tasty treats and drinks all evening along the Pier 1 promenade starting at 5 pm, plus beer and wine concessions available for purchase for adults 21+.
A pre-movie lineup includes a DJ from Brooklyn Radio, and a short film by local filmmakers, selected by BAM Film.
Glide along the East River on kayaks from the volunteer-run Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse (Pier 4 Beach). All levels welcome. Advanced registration required.
Kids under 14 must ride in a double kayak with an adult except on Sundays from 12 pm to 2:30 pm when kids age 7 or older can paddle alone (as long…More info
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with monthly educational themes, a 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more. Drop-in hours three afternoons a week offer the opportunity for self-led investigation with guidance by expert educators to…More info
Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for 2-hr basketball clinics led by KING Hoops, NYC’s premier youth basketball organization. Learn basketball basics as head coaches lead participants through drills and games.
Recommended for ages 7-17. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Every Tuesday through August 30.
Advanced online registration and waivers required, although…More info
Enjoy the intrigue and drama of William Shakespeare’s 1611 romantic adventure Cymbeline, performed outdoors by seven energetic actors.
The audience moves along with the actors during the performance—once for each scene change. Picnics and/chairs blankets welcome.More info
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