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Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this Weekend

Plan the best weekend ever with your kids in Brooklyn!


Enjoy these fun weekend things to do with your kids in Brooklyn. Start planning your weekend now with our editorially curated list of the top things to do.


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36.5 / Experiments in Slow-Looking

WHEN: Friday, Mar. 31
WHERE: MITU580, 580 Sackett St, MITU580, MITU580

WHAT:

Join artist Sarah Cameron Sunde as she explores proposals towards a large-scale installation of all nine works in her series, 36.5 / A Durational Performance with the Sea.During her time at MITU580, Sarah will install various durational video artworks along with context videos, text, and ephemera, while experimenting with slow-looking.

The public is invited to participate in these experiments taking place between four tidal cycles in relation to the local tides in Gowanus Bay: high-tide on Thursday, March 30 through high-tide on Saturday, April 1.

This work encourages slow-looking and engaging the durational. The exhibit will have open gallery hours from 5pm to 9pm on March 30 and 31 and from 12pm to 6:30pm on April 1st.

On Saturday April 1st, there will be a durational viewing event for half a tidal cycle (6 hours, 23 min), which will end with an artist talk and a walk to the water.

WANT TO GO? $10 Suggested Donation

Dock Street School Autism Acceptance 5K Run/Walk

WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 1
WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman St, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park

WHAT:

Dock Street School Autism Acceptance 5K Run/Walk – Run the Beautiful Piers in Brooklyn Bridge Park

WANT TO GO? $30

Town Square BK’s 10th Annual Spring Egg Hunt

WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 1
WHERE: FourFiveSix, 199 Richardson Street, FourFiveSix, FourFiveSix

WHAT:

Bring your own basket and join an old-fashioned egg hunt!  Town Square’s 10th Annual Egg Hunt is back at FourFiveSix in fun and trendy Williamsburg/Greenpoint! Rain or shine.  Enjoy your egg hunt, say hello to the Easter Bunny, and rock to fun music! Fabulous face paintings, and delicious mimosas and Bloody Mary’s at extra cost. Wear your very best Spring bonnet for this fun event!

Every child, including babies, must have an Egg Hunt ticket. Tickets sell out quickly, so hurry and get yours! Proceeds benefit local nonprofit Town Square and Brooklyn Scouts BSA Lucky Pack 7, (Boys) Troop 26, and (Girls) Troop 1G.

WANT TO GO? $20 per child online; $30 at door; $5 parent ticket

Green Meadows Farm Easter Egg Hunt 2023

WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 1
WHERE: Aviator Sports and Events Center, Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave., Aviator Sports and Events Center, Aviator Sports and Events Center

WHAT:

Join Green Meadows Farm for a fun-filled day with Whiskers, the Easter Bunny, and all his friends at the farm! And are you ready to enjoy GMF outdoor Annual Easter Egg Hunt? The smiles you will see on your children’s faces as they search for colorful eggs filled with treasures. Plus your excitement will continue as you explore the Bunny House, discover the farm playground, and so much more!

Your Paid Admission Includes: Easter Egg Hunt, Take Your Photo with Whiskers the Easter Bunny, Visit the Bunny Barn, Happy Hayride, Visit with animals,  Fun Roller Slides, 10 Different, Tractors for Kids to Sit On, Milk “Katie” the Cow (not a real cow), Huge Farm Playground, Operate GMF Bulldozer, Plenty of Picnic Tables, and Flower Barns for Photos.

Extra fee activities available: Baskets • Animal Feed

 

WANT TO GO? $14 per person age two and older

Easter Egg Hunt FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 1
WHERE: Canarsie Park, Seaview Ave & Remsen Ave, Canarsie Park, Canarsie Park

WHAT:

Lawn Area East 88th Street and Seaview

Senator Roxanne J. Persaud’s SD 19 Easter Egg Hunt

April 1, 2023 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

To RSVP: Senator Roxanne J. Persaud’s SD 19 Easter Egg Hunt – Google Forms

WANT TO GO? Free

Town Square BK’s 10th Annual Spring Egg Hunt

WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 1
WHERE: FourFiveSix, 199 Richardson Street, FourFiveSix, FourFiveSix

WHAT:

Bring your own basket and join an old-fashioned egg hunt!  Town Square’s 10th Annual Egg Hunt is back at FourFiveSix in fun and trendy Williamsburg/Greenpoint! Rain or shine.  Enjoy your egg hunt, say hello to the Easter Bunny, and rock to fun music! Fabulous face paintings, and delicious mimosas and Bloody Mary’s at extra cost. Wear your very best Spring bonnet for this fun event!

Every child, including babies, must have an Egg Hunt ticket. Tickets sell out quickly, so hurry and get yours! Proceeds benefit local nonprofit Town Square and Brooklyn Scouts BSA Lucky Pack 7, (Boys) Troop 26, and (Girls) Troop 1G.

WANT TO GO? $20 per child online; $30 at door; $5 parent ticket

FAD Market: Brooklyn Made FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 1
WHERE: Empire Stores, 55 Water Street, Empire Stores, Empire Stores

WHAT:

Join FAD Market kickoff its 2023 season with over 30 talented makers, artisans, and small businesses who live, work and/or create in Brooklyn at Dumbo’s Empire Stores. Celebrating the creative energy of our favorite borough, Brooklyn Made brings together the artists and entrepreneurs that help make our neighborhood so unique. 

Come for a curated selection of goods including handmade jewelry, apparel, body and skincare, tableware, and artisanal packaged food, and stay to explore the best of Dumbo, Vinegar Hill, and more. 

WANT TO GO? Free

BALLOONTOPIA Balloon Pop-Up Experience & Immersive Balloon Playground FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 1
WHERE: BKLYN Studios @ City Point, 445 Albee Square W., BKLYN Studios @ City Point, BKLYN Studios @ City Point

WHAT:

BALLOONTOPIA is New York City’s first Balloon Pop-Up Experience! Brooklyn Bridge Parents and City Point have partnered up to bring a playground of ginormous balloon art & immersive balloon experiences to Brooklyn. Play with balloons, learn about the history of balloons, snap some balloon selfies and take in all the balloon art on display. Free and fun for all ages!

The magic of balloons and joy of community come together this spring in an exciting new interactive installation, BALLOONTOPIA. Created by Brooklyn Bridge Parents and City Point, the ginormous balloon experience will fill 8,000+ square feet of BKLYN STUDIOS with over 1,000 balloons transformed into sculptures, games, and experiential moments to be enjoyed by all ages. 

Interactive highlights of the magical adventure include Its Raining Balloons an immersive blue spread complete with an oversized balloon umbrella, Jumbo Balloon Fruits for tossing and posing, the Balloon Hedge Maze and a Multicolored Balloon Pool. Sports have never been so fun with the BALLOONTOPIA Basketball Hoop, Bowling Pins and Balloon Tennis. Larger than life caterpillars and Easter bunnies add an imaginative element to the experience celebrating spring. The exhibit also includes a display dedicated to the History of Balloons, with fun balloon facts, significant dates and stats.

WANT TO GO? Free

Town Square BK’s 10th Annual Spring Egg Hunt

WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 1
WHERE: FourFiveSix, 199 Richardson Street, FourFiveSix, FourFiveSix

WHAT:

Bring your own basket and join an old-fashioned egg hunt!  Town Square’s 10th Annual Egg Hunt is back at FourFiveSix in fun and trendy Williamsburg/Greenpoint! Rain or shine.  Enjoy your egg hunt, say hello to the Easter Bunny, and rock to fun music! Fabulous face paintings, and delicious mimosas and Bloody Mary’s at extra cost. Wear your very best Spring bonnet for this fun event!

Every child, including babies, must have an Egg Hunt ticket. Tickets sell out quickly, so hurry and get yours! Proceeds benefit local nonprofit Town Square and Brooklyn Scouts BSA Lucky Pack 7, (Boys) Troop 26, and (Girls) Troop 1G.

WANT TO GO? $20 per child online; $30 at door; $5 parent ticket

Get Up, Stand Up!

WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 1
WHERE: BAM The Adam Max Space, 30 Lafayette Ave, BAM The Adam Max Space, BAM The Adam Max Space

WHAT:

Isaac Sawyer—a one-person hip-hop extravaganza—welcomes families to an joyful interactive concert as he beatboxes, raps, and engages kids in the art of freestyle and improvised rap. Come together with the BAMkids community to glide and groove with Isaac as he magically transforms beats and rhymes, spontaneously bringing them to life. This family-friendly concert expands on the tradition of BAM’s annual Word. Sound. Power. showcase to introduce young audiences to the power of hip-hop music.

Come by early for the Get Up, Stand Up! Family Workshop before the performance!

WANT TO GO? Pay what you wish: $8, $10, $12

Easter Eggstravaganza FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 1
WHERE: Owl’s Head Park, Colonial Rd & 68 St & Shore Rd, Owl’s Head Park, Owl’s Head Park

WHAT:

Crossroads Christian Church is excited to bring back the Easter Eggstravaganza to Bay Ridge! There will be games, Easter eggs, and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny and other characters! Please register early for faster check-in at the Eggstravaganza event!
(On the day of the event, please enter Owl’s Head Park at the entrance near Colonial Rd & 68 Street).

 

WANT TO GO? Free

Cinderella

WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 1
WHERE: Puppetworks Inc, 338 Sixth Avenue (at 4th Street), Puppetworks Inc, Puppetworks Inc

WHAT:

See Cinderella like never before- as Marionettes! Suggested for ages 3 and up, 55 minutes. Reservations strongly encouraged.

WANT TO GO? $11; $10 children

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays the Music of the Grateful Dead for Kids

WHEN: Sunday, Apr. 2
WHERE: Brooklyn Bowl: Brooklyn, 61 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn Bowl: Brooklyn, Brooklyn Bowl: Brooklyn

WHAT:

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at historic music venues across the country, allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). Performing songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse band offers its core audience of families with children age ten and under games, movement, stories and an opportunity to rock out in an effort to educate children and explore their creativity. The Rock and Roll Playhouse is an early and often first introduction to a child’s lifelong journey with live music and rock and roll.

WANT TO GO? $16

Cinderella

WHEN: Sunday, Apr. 2
WHERE: Puppetworks Inc, 338 Sixth Avenue (at 4th Street), Puppetworks Inc, Puppetworks Inc

WHAT:

See Cinderella like never before- as Marionettes! Suggested for ages 3 and up, 55 minutes. Reservations strongly encouraged.

WANT TO GO? $11; $10 children

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Whether you want to find fun things to do this weekend that are close to home or you're planning a day trip near New York City, check out our picks for in-person and virtual kids' activities in Brooklyn this weekend! There are lots of family activities this weekend, from storytimes and concerts to museum exhibits, crafts activities, seasonal events, and more. Look no further for ideas and plan your family's weekend in Brooklyn with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly events happening in and around your neighborhood, including fun things to do with kids in Coney Island, Brooklyn Heights, Staten Island, Prospect Park, Flatbush, Canarsie, Crown Heights, Windsor Terrace, Park Slope Dumbo, Prospect Heights, and Fort Greene. Check out our calendar for hundreds of things to do each month, and for more fun in the New York area, visit our Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, and Rockland weekend roundups!

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