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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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Taiwan: A World of Orchids

WHEN: Aug. 12 - 14, Friday and Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, 9am-4pm
WHERE: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Immerse yourself in a stunning display of orchids and experience Taiwanese art and culture. Create crafts, watch diabolo yo-yo tricks, listen to ancient storytelling; and so much more. WANT TO GO? Included with admission: $6; $4 seniors 62 and older, students with ID, and Individuals with Disabilities; $2 children 4-12; free for children younger than 4. 718-886-3800.
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Pokémon GO Community Day in Queens FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 13, 11am-2pm
WHERE: The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue , Glendale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Join thousands of Pokémon GO players along with Niantic representatives for three hours of catching Pokémon and an opportunity to score free merch. 

 

 

 

WANT TO GO? 214-669-9441.
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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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Hip to Hip Theatre - Shakespeare in the Garden: Much Ado About Nothing FREE

WHEN: Friday, Aug. 12, 7:30pm
WHERE: The Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38th Ave., Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Experience Shakespeare like never before with this spirited, richly costumed, family-friendly production. WANT TO GO? 718-359-6227.
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Princess Particular

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 13, 2:30-3:15pm
WHERE: The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd Street, between 44 Ave and 44th Rd, Long Island City, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This new musical takes us on an adventure with a princess that just wants to dance! WANT TO GO? $20; $12.50 ages 3-15; free for children younger than 3. 718-392-0722.
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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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Rock N' Roll Family Jam at Astoria Park

Rock N' Roll Family Jam

Astoria Park Apr. 09, 2022 - Nov. 19, 2022

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! 

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