Looking for the best things to do in New York this Memorial Day weekend? Here are some family events and activities to add to your list for this long holiday weekend.
Memorial Day weekend heralds the return of fleet week, and NYC looks positively ship-shaped. In addition to visiting super cool ships, families can head to Jones Beach for the Bethpage Air Show, ride in a rowboat for FREE at Hunts Point, and reserve a seat on the Tug WO Decker. Memorial Day parades are back brooklyn And queensAnd 14 miles of New York beaches open to accommodate sandcastle builders, waders and body surfers.
THE Lower East Side Arts Festival is creative nirvana with a stack of FREE performances, FREE movies under the stars light up screens in parks all over the city, and you can get into a family rhythm at a DanceAfrica Community Workshop in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Of course, it’s not too late to plan a seasonal day trip or even a quick a weekend getaway. If that’s not enough to entertain your brood, score our calendar of family activities to see what else NYC has up its sleeve. It’s going to be an epic summer.
More things to do in New York this week with kids
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