Halloween Events

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Uptown

Freedom Music Jam Virtual Family Concert Festival

The Jewish Museum
Apr 1, 11:00 am

Join the Jewish Museum for a Passover extravaganza featuring art, music, and dancing!. Set yourself free to the joyful sounds of Grammy winner Joanie Leeds, craft a holiday work of art, create a freedom shaker, add to a giant mixed-media Seder themed installation, explore the galleries, and more.

Ostereiersuchen – Easter Egg Hunt

Central Park, Wild West Playground
Apr 2, 10:00 am

Join German educational center Rella’s Spielhaus for an Easter Egg Hunt in Central Park. Engage in fun games (ie Eierlaufen, Sackhüpfen). Once all the points are gathered, they can start the Egg Hunt for their very special Easter Gift that the “Osterhase” hid for them.

Light refreshments availble for the whole family.

Easter at CMOM with Miffy

Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)
Apr 8, 10:00 am

Search for colorful hidden eggs, created by renowned contemporary artists, around the museum to decode a special message and receive an Easter prize. Weave a basket, design eco-easter eggs, listen-in to interactive stories, and engage in other fun-filled activities.

From 12:30 pm–4:45 pm, meet Miffy is the adorable and iconic Dutch bunny created by Dick…

TNF’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Fun

Riverside Park at West 74th Street
Apr 8, 10:30 am

Participate in a fun, relaxed outdoor egg hunt and a photo op with the Easter Bunny hosted by Think ‘N’ Fun. Includes special bunny baskets for egg collecting and bunny ears. Choose a slot between 10:30 am and 2:30 pm.

NYSoM Easter Eggstravaganza

Sherman Creek Park
Apr 8, 2:00 pm

Enjoy Egg Hunts (groups of 5-15 hunters at a time), an Easter Activity Village with painted Easter Egg giveaways and Easter crafts, a visit from the Easter Bunny and more spring festivities.

Midtown

The Rink at Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center
Nov 05, 9:00 am

Take a spin on the world’s most famous ice rink. This urban rink is one of the smallest and most expensive in the city, but the iconic location is pure magic.

Register for timed tickets in advance, online. Admission varies widely by day and time, so go early in the day, week and…

Brunch with the Easter Bunny

Macy’s Herald Square
Apr 08, 10:00 am

Have breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Macys Stella 34 Trattoria’s with 6th floor views of the Empire State Building. Includes a keepsake photograph with the Easter Bunny, Easter activities including a balloon artist, face painting and a takeaway Easter treat to bring home. Dine on family-style breakfast served to tables, a Prosecco Bellini for…

Easter Bonnet Parade

Fifth Avene
Apr 09, 10:00 am

Wear your favorite hat (or make a special one) and stroll down traffic-free Fifth Avenue to check out some classic and crazy Easter bonnets and ensembles in a New York City tradition that stretches back to the 1870s. It gets crowded as the day goes on (try to leave strollers at home), but still one…

FunikiJam Vamos Todos MUSIC GARDEN: Spring Celebration Show!

Actor’s Temple Theatre
Apr 21, 10:30 am

Celebrate spring with globe-spanning musical adventure.

When The Agents of Jam accept a mission to celebrate Spring around the world, they don’t need a map … they just “follow the tunes!” This lively show invites kids ages 2 to 10 to join a globe-spanning musical adventure as “new recruits.” Guided by Captain Jam (writer and…

DOWNTOWN

Wizard Tea & Potion Making

Fidi
Oct 01

A two-floor, wizard-themed bar and restaurant with indoor dining and outdoor terrace seating on the cobblestones of historic Stone Street hosts interactive experiences perfect for Harry Potter fans. Don a provided robe and use a hi-tech magic wand to cast a pouring spell to receive a welcome drink from the maw of a magical creature.

Winter Garden at The Standard East Village

East Village
Dec 01

Hunker down in private alpine yurts, or outside (with heaters) among the twinkling evergreens. The cozy menu includes raclette burgers, fresh oysters, orange blossom waffles, spiked hot cider, gooey fondue, freshly baked beignets and more.

Sat-Sun brunch: 11 am – 1:30 pm (no minimum)
Dinner: 4 – 7:30 pm ($100 pp minimum)

Mozart for Munchkins: Spring String

West Village
Apr 01

Join an all-ages concert in a relaxed environment. Swing with some strings into spring, from Vivaldi and bubbles to stormy dances and more. Featuring Marta Bagratuni on cello, Sara Sherman on piano, and special guest.

Stay after for an instrument petting-zoo.

Governors Island Egg Hunt

Fidi
Apr 08

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…

Easter Fun Day Cruise

Lower East Side
Apr 08

Sail past the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and more iconic landmarks with the Easter Bunny. Join an Easter Egg Hunt and make easy Easter crafts.

Includes Easter basket decorating, kid friendly games, arts & crafts, balloon animal making, face painting and photo ops with the Easter Bunny on heated indoor and panoramic outdoor decks.

Food and…

BRONX

Bartow Pell Easter Egg Hunt

Bronx
Apr 01

Hunt for eggs in a lovely formal garden adjacent to a stately historic mansion and take photos with the Easter Bunny. Bring your own basket. Advance registration required for one hour slots.

Parking is across the street and down a bit so come early and be prepared for a walk. Don’t miss the Lenape wigwam…

WBO Spring Egg Hunt

Bronx
Apr 08

Join Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center for its Annual Spring Egg Hunt. Activities include fun spring games, arts and crafts, egg hunt, potato sack races and much more.

Egg Hunt for ages 4–6: 11:30 am–12:30 pm
Ages 7–9 years: 12:30 pm–1:15 pm

Older children are welcome to take part in all other activities.

Easter Egg Hunt & Family Fun Day

Bronx
Apr 08

Join the Easter Bunny for an egg hunt in the Bronx. Fun for the whole family. Enjoy music, games, prizes, candy, and more.

Tickets include entry into the egg hunt with candy and cash prizes, an egg hunt bag, access to all games and activities, a photo with the Easter Bunny and complimentary snacks.

Queens

Barnyard Egg Hunt

Queens County Farm Museum
Apr 01

Spread out on the grass and enjoy 47 egg-cellent acres of outdoor space.

Join a spacious Easter egg hunt, take photos with Whiskers the Bunny, try Bunny Hop dancing and play outdoor kids’ games. Enjoy a farm-wide scavenger hunt and local food vendors.

Visit with the farm’s animals and enjoy a hayride. BYOB (bring your…

Dino Egg Hunt: A STEAM Eggstravaganza

Lewis Latimer House
Apr 08

Join a science-filled Easter celebration. Hunt for dinosaur eggs, crack them open using kid-friendly fossil excavation tools, and reveal hidden surprises inside.

This event takes the traditional easter egg hunt and adds an educational twist that all families can enjoy. Kids are encouraged to think critically, use their imagination and build skills that can support…

Brooklyn

LeFrak Center Ice Skating

Lakeside Prospect Park
Nov 15

Skate in a half-covered/half-open lakeside rink in Prospect Park.

* Olympic figure-skating athletes Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov direct the Sports Programs for Lakeside’s growing Skate School which offers learn-to-Skate and Learn-to-Play-Hockey classes for all ages.

🔓 Lockers available for rent ($3-$8, 2-hour time limit).

🍽 Light fare and drinks available for takeaway at rinkside Bluestone Cafe.

* See our guide to Prospect Park.

Sun–Fri 9 am – 7 pm
Sat 9 am – 9 pm

ArtRink at Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Nov 25

Glide around a 3,000 square-foot synthetic-ice skating rink, surrounded by an art exhibition showcasing the work of local artists. Take a stroll through a kids-sized Winter Village, five interactive playhouses each designed by a different artist.

On the outdoor rooftop, dress warmly. Complementary skate provided

Lots more to explore throughout the museum, see our guide to Brooklyn Children’s Museum.

Wed-Sun 10 am – 5 pm

Art at Industry City

Industry City
Nov 28

Find sparkly disco-inspired installations in the courtyards and buildings of this happening design hub.

Also take a photo in the arty elevators, go on a colorful hunt with a printable art map and see pretty decor (and tasty food) at Japan Village.

See our guides to eating, arcade games and more in Industry City.

Hello Spring

Allora
Mar 25

Decorate beautiful eggs, eat Colomba and chocolate eggs, delicious sweets of Italian Easter Tradition and shop for beautiful books. Includes delicious Italian refreshments for children and adults, Eggs Lab with Artist and Illustrator Costanza Musumeci, collective Art Project for children, tenderness and fun.

Green Meadows Farm Easter Egg Hunt

Aviator Sports & Events Center
Apr 01

Join Green Meadows Farm for a fun-filled day with Whiskers, the Easter Bunny, and all his friends at the farm, including alpacas, llamas, sheep, goats, pigs, rabbits, chickens, and ponies. Search for colorful eggs filled with treasures, explore the Bunny House, take photos with flowers, sit on 10 different tractors, take a hayride, discover the farm playground and more.

Town Square’s 9th Annual Spring Egg Hunt

FourFiveSix
Apr 01

Bring your own basket and join an old-fashioned egg hunt. Say hello to the Easter Bunny, and rock to fun music and get fabulous face paintings. Mimosas and Bloody Marys available for grown-ups to purchase.

Book a fifty-minute time slot. Tickets sell out quickly. Proceeds benefit local nonprofit Town Square and Brooklyn Scouts BSA Lucky Pack 7, (Boys) Troop 26, and (Girls) Troop 1G

Trinity Grace Church Easter Egg Hunt

Prospect Park Bandshell
Apr 01

Trinity Grace Church invites families to join a massive egg hunt, with games and crafts for kids of all ages (including adults).

This celebration is free of charge and open to the public. All are welcome.

Celebrate Holi at Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Apr 01

Join Brooklyn Children’s Museum and Ajna Dance Company for the annual celebration of springtime, renewal, color, and play. Known as the “Color Festival,” Holi originated in India and is now enjoyed by millions of people worldwide. Come hungry and ready to play as we celebrate a day of art, dance, food, music, and wonder that will make your whole family feel like you’ve been transported to the streets of India (or Trinidad or Guyana).

Take over neighboring Brower Park with pounds of color powder to throw in the air at the end of each 2.5 hour session (10 am, 1 pm & 4 pm).

Brooklyn Heights Spring Egg Hunt

Pierrepont Playground
Apr 01

Be ready at 10:30 sharp for a quick spring/Easter egg hunt in a local playground.

In case you want more than a couple of eggs in your basket, there will also be a bake sale. Donations and proceeds support the BHA’s Playground & Events Committee.

Mozart For Munchkins: Spring Swing

St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church
Apr 01

Join an immersive, unforgettable, family music experience, featuring the talented, bilingual (English/Spanish) wife/husband duo Musiquita. Composer/pianist/singer Jesse Elder and violinist/composer/singer Blanca Cecilia González will be joined by an incredible ensemble, including trumpeter Wayne Tucker, bassist Steve Whipple, hula hooping contortionist Ellie Steingraeber, and tap dancer Demi Remick, for a thrilling performance. At the end of the concert, meet the musicians during the “instrument petting-zoo”.

Crossroads Easter Eggstravaganza

Owl’s Head Park
Apr 01

Enjoy games, activities, characters, and Easter eggs for everyone.

Pre-registration is full. Walk-ins may be able to participate (arrive by 1:45 at the latest).

Enter Owl’s Head Park at the entrance near Colonial Rd & 68 Street and follow the signs to the registration tent.

Easter Celebration at Time Out Market

Empire Stores
Apr 08

Celebrate Easter with a family-friendly morning party. Tickets include a 10 am screening of animated film HOP, photos with the Easter Bunny and participation in an Easter egg hunt on the Market’s fifth floor with prizes like complimentary doughnuts from Dough Doughnuts and Ice Cream from Sugar Hill Creamery. All guests get an Easter goodie bag with complimentary tickets to the nearby Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Tickets also include $30 towards a meal of your choice at one of the many concessions. See our guide to Time Out Market.

Earth Rocks at Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Apr 08

Join Brooklyn Children’s Museum during spring break for a week-long celebration of our amazing planet. STEAM-inspired programs include of dynamic performances, hands-on activities, and creative art projects organized around four themes: Animal ConservationReduce, Reuse, RecycleUrban Farming; and Out of this World.

Also explore BCM’s signature exhibits including World Brooklyn, Neighborhood Nature, Totally Tots, Collections Central and The (outdoor) Nest. Learn about world cultures, visual arts, nature, animals and more in well-designed, interactive exhibits.

WESTCHESTER

Hommocks Park Ice Rink

Mamaroneck

Mamaroneck’s popular enclosed public skating facility offers public skating sessions throughout the week October through June.

Although the spectator area is (sort of) heated, dress warmly on the ice. Snow pants and gloves are a good idea, and so are layers for when you get moving. No outside food is permitted; a concession stand…

Easter Basket Decorating Workshop

White Plains

Decorate a doll-sized Easter basket and small eggs and treats to fill the baskets. Bring your favorite American Girl doll.

Materials included.

Harvest Moon Orchard Easter Egg Hunt

North Salem

Hunt for eggs at a spacious Westchester farm. Hunts divided by age group (3 years and under, 4 to 6 years & 7 and 8 years).

Each ticket includes an egg carton for collecting eggs, a set of bunny ears, a visit with the Easter Bunny and admission for one accompanying adult. $5 spectator tickets…

Egg Hunt with Wolves

New York

Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolves in North America and then join in an Easter egg-hunt with a twist, Instead of looking for eggs, guests will help hide them for Ambassador Wolves Alawa and Nikai to find. Guests will also potentially behold some of the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican…

Holi Festival

Hawthorne

Join the Indian Center of Westchester for a fun celebration of Holi with food, music, raffles, water balloons, and color.

NEW JERSEY

American Dream

East Rutherford

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…

LONG ISLAND

Easter Fun at White Post Farms

Melville

Celebrate Easter at a family-owned animal farm with birds, llamas, monkeys, kangaroos and more.

Take your own photo with the Easter Bunny, join all-ages Easter Egg Hunts (weather permitting), see magic shows and hold actual bunnies. Pet farm animals, become a perch for parakeets, watch primates play and ride ponies.

Great food options in the…

Waterdrinker’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Manorville

Hunt for Easter Eggs in spacious fields.vEvery hour 1 giant golden egg will be hidden; find it for a grand prize. Candy for everyone available throughout the day and the field is full of activities including mini golf, barnyard animals, the obstacle course and wooden play areas.

Take photos with the Easter Bunny roaming around…