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Things to Do with Kids in Queens this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids in Queens this Weekend

Plan your family's best weekend yet in Queens!


Enjoy these fun things to do this weekend with your kids in Queens. Start planning your weekend now with our robust list of the top things to do in Queens.


*Be sure to call venues ahead of time to make sure events are still happening in the wake of coronavirus concerns.* 

Editor's Picks for This Weekend

The Jim Henson Exhibition

WHEN: May. 1 - Jun. 27, Fridays, 2–8pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 12–6pm
WHERE: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Ave, Astoria, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn how Jim Hensen brough the worlds of The Muppet Show, Sesame Street and more to life.  WANT TO GO? $9–$15. 718-777-6888.
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The Floral Escape

WHEN: May. 20 - Aug. 1, Thursdays and Fridays, 11am-5pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Escape into a flower lover’s dream with the newest floral experience and take unforgettable photos! WANT TO GO? $20; $12 ages 2-12; FREE for children younger than 2. 718-347-3276.
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Apple Blossom Carnival

WHEN: Jun. 5 - 13, Saturday and Sundays, 11am-6pm; Friday, 5:30-8:30pm
WHERE: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate the season with assorted carnival rides, hay rides, food, animal visits and more! WANT TO GO? $21.95 per person (includes unlimited carnival rides). 718-347-3276.
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Movie Nights at the Garden: Zootopia

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 12, 7:30-10:45pm
WHERE: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Join the Queens Botanical Garden  for Zootopia, the first flick in their Movie Nights at the Garden series! Experience big screen magic and this family-friendly movie with the beautiful backdrop of golden hour in the evening. Grab a snack and a memento at the Bunny Burrow Bazaar, QBG’s themed marketplace for all of your cinema needs – including Night Howlers (blueberries in a fresh fruit berry bowl) and Pawpsicles (fruit flavored popsicles)! Before the movie, make your animal print badge by picking which animals you want to have on your tree cookie! Plus, grab a pair of Bunny ears or your very own police whistle!

Bring your friends, family, and a blanket for this quintessential summer experience!

WANT TO GO? $50 for a Family of 4; $25 per Couple; $15 per Adult; $12 per Child, Student, Senior, & Individual with Disabilities; free for children younger than 3; discount for members. 718-886-3800.
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The Rolling Library's LGBTQ+ Book Fair FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 12, 12-5pm
WHERE: 31st Avenue Open Streets, 31st Avenue between 31st and 32nd streets, Astoria, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

The Rolling Library is hosting a FREE book fair for Pride Month! There will be hundreds of free books available- many of which will feature LGBTQ+ stories. There will also be free snacks and beverages; button-making, portrait painting, and other crafts; tables from Astoria Cat Rescue, Astoria Woodworkers Collective, and more; storytime for younger kids and their parents; a workshop and Q&A session for teenagers, and other fun activities! Everything is free and all are welcome.

WANT TO GO? 347-229-8304.
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Rock Stock FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 12, 10am-7pm
WHERE: Rockaway Beach, Beach 90th Street , off Shorefront Parkway, Rockaway Beach, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Rockaway rocks with the 13th Annual Rock Stock Festival including surf contests, handicrafts, gear, skate board demos, and live music.

WANT TO GO? 917-519-7676.
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Multicultural Celebration FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 12, 11am-1:30pm
WHERE: Dutch Kills Playground, 36th Avenue & Crescent Street, Long Island City, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition, along with NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, proudly present a Multicultural Celebration at Dutch Kills Playground featuring a variety of costumes, dance, music, and songs from around the world. 

WANT TO GO? 718-728-7820.
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Tie Dye Workshop

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 12, 11am, 12pm, or 1pm
WHERE: Vander Ende - Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Tie dye clothing outside at the Onderdonk House! WANT TO GO? $10. 718-456-1776.
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Even More Weekend Fun

Looking for more events in your area? Search our comprehensive events calendar.

Whether you're looking for fun things to do with your kids right here in Queens or you're itching to get out of the city with a day trip to a nearby family-friendly destination, there’s lots to do this weekend with your family in the World's Borough, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts activities, seasonal events, parades, and more. Check out our picks for kids' activities in Queens—you're sure to find something to do that keeps the whole family happy and having fun! Look no further for ideas and plan your weekend in Queens with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly (virtual and in-person) events happening in and around your neighborhood, including family fun in Astoria, Floral Park, Flushing Meadows, Corona, Jamaica, Bayside, Woodside, Corona Park, Flushing, Long Island City, Fresh Meadows, Kew Gardens, and the Rockaways, and check out our calendar for hundreds of things to do each month! You can also find things to do around the area in our ManhattanBrooklynWestchesterRockland, and Long Island roundups.

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