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Roosevelt Island Fall for Arts Festival & Kite Flight for Peace


Sep 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am4:00 pm

Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park


Suggested Ages: All

Design and fly kites that represent personal ideas about peace and freedom in a kite-making workshop. Online registration recommended.  Also join live mural painting, hear stories about peace and human rights, plays games, participate in fun give-away and join other fun, family-friendly activities throughout the scenic island.

TILT Kids Day at FIAF: C’est la fête

Exploring the theme of la fête (celebration) with a giant family party featuring dancing, music, and time spent together.

The day kicks off with a family story hour focused on celebratory French and English classics. See a one-of-a-kind mime performance with TILT festival favorite Broken Box Mime. Capture the moment with a family portrait and…

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EsplanadeFriends: Noiz R &B

Enjoy a free riverfront concert with local favorite Noiz R & B. Plan a day of fun, music and A La Mode ice cream with the view of passing boats on the East River. Join Craft Studio for art & activities.

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Columbus Day Parade

This annual festive parade celebrates the spirit of exploration and courage that inspired Christopher Columbus’s 1492 expedition to America and and the important contributions of Italian-Americans and other immigrants.

The floats and bands set sail up Fifth Avenue from 44th to 72nd Street. Over a dozen high school bands, as well as virtuosi professional groups from…

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Billy Johnson Playground

This rustic playground hosts an amazing 45-foot granite slide nestled into a rocky hill, bucket and tire swings, and an amphitheater and miniature stone bridge made of natural materials like plants, stone, and wood at a child’s scale.

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