NEW YORK KIDS WEEKEND FUN

New York Kids Weekend Fun – December 3 & 4

Weekend of December 3 & 4

We are sharing some fabulous events below, all taking place this weekend in NYC.


Family Day at The Dairy
Saturday December 3
The Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid- Central Park at 65th Street)

This kid-friendly event is hosted at our historic visitor center, located in the heart of the Children’s District—the area of the Park created specifically for its youngest visitors.

Enjoy a reading of Welcome to the World, Squirrelly Q, a special golden ticket scavenger hunt, the chance to win prizes from our shop, and much more! Plus, everyone who attends and says FAMILYDAY at the register will receive 25% off their purchase.


Free Family Workshop & Book Reading Event
Sunday December 4
The Giant Room, 550 West 28th Street, New York, NY 10001

Join us on Sunday, December 4th from 10am to 12pm for a free in-person event with Dr. Gabby Wild, award winning, National Geographic author, and author of the book “How To Speak Animal”! She’ll join us for a book reading and creative STEM workshop. Together we’ll turn our studio into a world of animals with so much to say. It’s a jungle out there, and we can’t wait to explore it with you! ADDED BONUS: All participating families will receive a free copy of the book, “How To Speak Animal” signed by Dr. Gabby Wild


Stroller Tours at Guggnheim
Sunday December 4
Guggenheim, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128
$40, free for Guggenheim Family Members. Registration required

Designed for children 24 months and younger and their caregivers. Enjoy a special stroller-friendly tour for children and their caregivers. Led by museum educators, this interactive exploration of current exhibitions includes touchable objects, art-making, and adult conversation.


My First Nutcracker
Saturday December 3 & Sunday December 4
Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, NYC 10036

You’ve been invited to Clara-Marie’s holiday party with NYC Children’s Theater! Join Clara-Marie and the Prince as they travel to a magical kingdom filled with delicious treats, dancing flowers, and a pesky mouse king in this interactive holiday classic reimagined for your youngest theatergoers!


Winter Wonder Weekend at the Garden
Saturday December 3 & Sunday December 4
Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street Flushing, NY 11355
Free ($5 suggested donation)

Take part in multi-cultural celebrations and discover the best of December with free live musical performances, a tree lighting, menorah display, selfies with Santa (donations welcome), holiday crafts, a tree tour, and storytime. Indulge in holiday shopping with sales at the QBG Store and support local businesses at the outdoor Holiday Market! Enjoy a selection of beverages at the Holiday Bar for purchase. On Saturday, December 3, watch an ice sculpture in the making and on Sunday, December 4, see its final form on display!


See HERE for all events

*Please always check with the venue before setting off to attend an event

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