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NYSoM Once Upon A Time in NYC 2022

The Fans Strike Back: The Largest Star Wars Fan Exhibition

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Maria Hernandez Park
Knickerbocker Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

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Suggested Ages: All


Celebrate the best in fantasy fiction throughout the ages – Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Paw Patrol and Harry Potter & More

See favorite cartoon and fairytale characters including Paw Patrol, Cinderella, Dora the Explorer and Aladdin, make your own royal house and cartoon sing-along, meet sci fi & fantasy characters from Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Star Trek and Harry Potter, take classes with Star Wars Jedi Academy and Harry Potter Wizarding School

Hosted by Darth Vader and NYSoM.

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

See over 200 species representing animals from around the world including tigers, lions, exotic birds and many more. Indoor areas like Reptile House, Touch Tank, Sea Turtle Recovery, and Penguins are open with one-way traffic patterns and limited capacities.

* Also ride an endangered species carousel, play Safari-themed mini golf ($10-$12), climb the Prehistoric Playground…

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Liberty Science Center

Lots to explore throughout this large, interactive museum.

* Step inside a giant microscope lens, create your own engineering challenge using foam blocks and wooden shapes, get creative with a giant wall installation made of 952 pixel dials and try more hands=on science.

* Explore multiple routes in the massive suspended Infinity Climber (surrounded by…

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Paddle Boats at Orange Reservoir

Paddle a swan-shaped boat on the Orange Reservoir. Boats seat 2 or 4. For ages 2+. Tickets sold on a first come, first served basis. No advanced sales. Weekends only

Also play on the Children’s Regatta Playground with a wave-like rubberized safety surface and a series of play equipment designed to look like boats. A…

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American Dream

This indoor mega-mall has towns over-the-top, entirely indoor activities. Prices vary by day. Gets crowded, so go early.

* Ride thrilling roller coasters and family-friendly rides plus meet favorite characters like Dora The Explorer, SpongeBob SquarePants and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at indoor theme park Nickelodeon Universe ($59–$85).

* Swim, splash and slide with…

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