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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.


Editor's Picks for This Weekend

The Roll-A-Rama at the Runway Rink

WHEN: Apr. 15 - Nov. 27, Fridays, 4-8pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 12-8pm
WHERE: TWA Hotel, One Idlewild Drive, Jamaica, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Take a spin around this outdoor rink (to retro tunes, naturally) near the 1958 Lockheed Constellation "Connie" airplane turned cocktail lounge. WANT TO GO? $20; $16 per child younger than 12. 212-806-9000.
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Queens International Children's Festival FREE

WHEN: Jun. 25 - 26, 12-4pm
WHERE: Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, NY
AGES: 3-17
WHAT: The two-day fun-filled family event brings high-quality arts performances and craft activities to inspire young people and families to enjoy the arts. Activities will include live music, dance performances, games, Arts and Crafts and more.  WANT TO GO? 347-515-3652.
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Even More Weekend Fun

Rock N' Roll Family Jam

WHEN: Apr. 9 - Nov. 19, Saturdays, 11am
WHERE: Astoria Park, 19 19th St., Astoria, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Bring the kids out for a jam packed adventure including family dancing and singing, parachute, "what's in the box", and the best bubble party in NYC!  WANT TO GO? $25. 513-319-4606.
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Queens Night Market

WHEN: Apr. 16 - Aug. 20, Saturdays, 5pm-12am
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 4701 111th St., Corona, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This large, family-friendly open-air night market features up to 100 independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food and featuring small-scale cultural performances. WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods.
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United Skates at Atlas Park

WHEN: Apr. 26 - Oct. 16, Mondays, 10am-10pm; Tuesdays, 4-9pm; Wednesdays, 10am-10pm; Thursdays, 4-9pm; Fridays, 4-10pm; Saturdays, 12:30-10pm; Sundays, 12:30-9pm
WHERE: The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale , NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Go for a roll at this outdoor skating rink! WANT TO GO? Admission starts at $6; $6 skate rental. 347-475-5141.
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Pride Month Craft FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 25, 10:30-11:30am
WHERE: Queens Public Library- East Elmhurst , 95-06 Astoria Boulevard, East Elmhurst, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT:

Make rainbow slime in honor of Pride Month! Children 3+ suggested.

WANT TO GO? 718-424-2619.
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Here Comes the Sun Festival, Welcome to Summer FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 25, 1-4pm
WHERE: Brookville Park, Brookville Boulevard and 144 Avenue, Rosedale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The event will feature music, arts &crafts, games, fitness challenges, inflatables, popcorn, sports activities, and prizes. WANT TO GO?
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Queensboro Dance Festival-Pop Up Event FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 25, 6-7:15pm
WHERE: Beach 17th St Playground, Beach 17th St. & Seagirt Blvd, Far Rockaway, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Featuring performances by Queens-based companies: Kofago Dance Ensemble Na Pua Mai Ka Lani Nuioka Noora Dance Robert Mark Dance sarAika movement collective Urvashie Kissoon RUDanceNY ...plus a QDF Danceback with RUDanceNY-dance lesson with the audience! RSVP for event reminders. If you can'tbe there in person, this event will also be live streamed on Instagram and YouTube. Performances subject to change. Performances may be cancelled due to extreme weather conditions. 2022 Queensboro Dance Festival is a tour of virtual and in-person events throughout the borough of Queens NYC, June 4-Oct 2. Free and outdoors. Masks encouraged.

WANT TO GO? 203-609-1611.
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Summer Festival FREE

WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 26, 1-4pm
WHERE: Katzman Playground in Yellowstone Park, 106-21 68th Ave., Forest Hills, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate summer with music, arts & crafts, games, fitness challenges, inflatables, sports activities, and prizes. WANT TO GO?
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Queensboro Dance Festival-Pop Up Event FREE

WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 26, 6-7:15pm
WHERE: Beach 17th Street Playground, Beach 17th St. & Seagirt Blvd., Far Rockaway, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Featuring performances by Queens-based companies: Flamenco Latino Gotham Dance Theater Karla Florez School of Dance NK&D/a movement company The Kingdom Dance Company Wendy Kamal and the David Ali Dance Academy ...plus a QDF Danceback with The Kingdom Dance Company-dance lesson with the audience! RSVP for event reminders. If you can't be there in person, this event will also be live streamed on Instagram and YouTube. Performances subject to change. Performances may be cancelled due to extreme weather conditions; please follow us on Instagram for up-to-date announcements. 2022 Queensboro Dance Festival is a tour of virtual and in-person events throughout the borough of Queens NYC, June 4-Oct 2.  Free and outdoors. Masks encouraged.

WANT TO GO? 203-609-1611.
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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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