Celebrate Pride this weekend at the #LoveWall Uptown, the annual Pride March Downtown, or this Pride Picnic on the Highline. Broadway in the Boros, bug day at NYSCI, KidFest and more round out our top weekend picks. Keep scrolling down for more details!

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Downtown

NYC Annual Pride March
The finale to a month-long Pride celebration, this annual event will include over 100 floats and over 550 unique marching contingents, representing a vast array of non-profits, community organizations, corporate sponsors, small businesses, political candidates and activists! Sun. Event Details.

KidFest: a Celebration of Children
In addition to a Mozart for Munchkins interactive family concert, this event will have a “festival” atmosphere with local businesses providing (for free!) an arts and crafts table, snacks, photo booth, a pediatric dentistry display (with puppets!), and more. Proceeds from this concert will be donated to RAICES. Sat. Event Details.

Kidding Around Pride Picnic
Young ones and their families, caregivers, and friends are invited to a summer festival with carnival-style games, face painting, a musical performance, and so much more. Refreshments will be served. Sat. Event Details.

Uptown

Wizard of Oz
“The Wizard of Oz: A Jazz Musical for All Ages” is a magical experience for young (and young-at-heart) audiences. The production is based on MGM’s classic motion picture, with its timeless score and eternal allegories, and is enhanced by jazzy arrangements. Sat.-Sun. Event Details.

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Celebrate Pride
Guests can visit the exclusive #LoveWall created by artist JGoldcrown, shop capsule collections, special offers and enjoy sweet treats from select retailers and restaurants, and receive a complimentary limited edition pin and flash tattoo at the Guest Services Desk on the Ground Floor. Sat. Event Details.

Brooklyn

FAD Mini (Kids and Family Market)
FAD Mini – a brand new market experience just for kids – is bringing together the region’s best designers and makers of children’s clothing, toys and games for one weekend only. It will showcase goods from over 40 makers, artisans, and small businesses, plus workshops and activities for the whole family. Sat.-Sun. Event Details.

Treasure Truck First Steps
See, touch, demo, and discover products that will take you from pregnancy to baby. Explore everything from strollers and car seats to changing tables and more. Sat.-Sun. Event Details.

Queens

Broadway in the Boros
Come out and hear some of the best songs from hit Broadway musicals with free rain or shine performances featuring current Broadway stars. This show features performances from Broadway cast members and musicians from Be More Chill and the hit Broadway musical The Prom. Fri. Event Details.

Traditions Festival 2019
It’s a weekend full of food, music, art, and crafts in Queens, bringing the past and present together for a celebration of traditions all over the world! Fun for families and people of all ages with hands-on activities, demonstrations, and tastings. Fri.-Sun. Event Details.

Bug Day
At this annual event visitors can learn about and handle a variety of insects and spiders, meet a local beekeeper, sample some honey, learn the difference between entomology and entomophagy, and even taste a bug! Sat. Event Details.

Bronx

Nature Reshaping and Wild Adaptation
Create papercraft sculptures of plants and animals of your imagination based on adaptations that will be important to the future. Sat.-Sun. Event Details.

Staten Island

International Mud Day
This holiday brings people together from around the globe for one purpose: to get dirty. Wade in a mud pool, cook up a pie in the mud kitchen, create a mud masterpiece, and more! Sat. Event Details.

 

–Jesseca Stenson