Take some time this weekend to enjoy the fall with activities like pumpkin picking, boo at the zoo, and circus in the park. But that’s not all that’s happening for kids this weekend. Scroll down for more fun weekend ideas for kids!

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Carnegie Diner Pumpkin Patch

The Carnegie Diner is giving New Yorkers the chance to “pick” their own pumpkin, right on the streets of Midtown. The adorable pumpkin-filled setup is even complete with hay bales, photo ops, and Halloween decor. Event Details.

Disney Sing-a-Long

Come ready to sing and dance to all your Disney movie favorite songs! BYOM (bring your own microphone). Event Details.

Boo at the Bronx Zoo

The annual Halloween tradition is back at the Bronx Zoo with family-friendly activities, and all safety precautions for you to have a great experience. Event Details.

Great Pumpkin Path

Discover tons of pumpkins and hordes of gourds along the twists and turns of the Garden’s Great Pumpkin Path! See some of the largest pumpkins in the world with the arrival of giant pumpkins on October 24, plus keep an eye out for a display of whimsical scarecrows throughout the Garden, too. Event Details.

The Fall Escape

Take a stroll through “The Fall Escape” at Queens County Farm Museum where creativity has bloomed into a series of multi-sensory floral filled installations courtesy of The Floral Escape. Event Details.

Circus in the Park

Stretch, bounce, balance, juggle, clown around and enjoy an outdoor physically engaging class lead by a team of professional circus instructors! Event Details.

Broadway at the Drive-In

Enjoy an interactive, theatrical experience on the big screen with live, sing-along entertainment, performed by Broadway stars. Event Details.

Family Art Project

Learn the story of how the ancestral lands of the Iroquois-speaking people came to grow from a turtle’s back. Create screenprints of this special turtle and imagine the indigenous tradition of the “Honorable Harvest,” then use dirt to create drawings that honor the history of the ancestral lands of the Iroquois-speaking people. Event Details.

Fall Harvest at APEC

Share a fall-themed book, taste some apple cider, and feed some apple slices to APEC’s guinea pigs and rabbits at this fall fest. Participants will also enjoy a fall-themed scavenger hunt during a nature walk. Event Details.

Pumpkin Picking

Search the patch for the perfect pumpkin, learn about 19th century farm life, and indulge in delicious fall food favorites, all without leaving Staten Island! Event Details.


There are tons more events on our calendar – be sure to check them out all week long!


–  Jesseca Stenson



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