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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

Photos with Santa at the Queens Center Mall

WHEN: Nov. 17 - Dec. 24, See website for schedule
WHERE: Queens Center Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd, Level 3, in-between Pretzelmaker and CHAMPS, Elmhurst, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

The magic of the holiday season comes alive with a visit to Santa’s winter wonderland. A visit with Santa is always free and photo packages are available for purchase. Pre-Booking your visit is recommended to help reduce wait time. 

WANT TO GO? Visit is free, photo packages start at $39.99 . 718-592-3900.
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Circus Vazquez

WHEN: Nov. 18 - Dec. 11, Mondays-Fridays, 7:30pm; Saturdays, 12pm, 3pm and 7pm, Sundays, 12pm, 3pm and 6pm
WHERE: Citi Field, 120-01 Roosevelt Ave., Corona, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The show includes thrilling acts, like X Metal Riders and Super Tumblers, featuring performers from all over the world. WANT TO GO? Tickets start at $25.
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Pirate Pete's Parrot

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 26, 2.30pm
WHERE: The Secret Theatre, 38-02 61st Street, Woodside, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT:

Pirate Pete is a lovable rogue on a mission: to find his beloved runaway parrot Polly (who prefers pancakes to boring old birdseed), to find his buried treasure, and to pay the rent to Baron Big-Butt. Children and adults will find a lot to love in this quirky production filled with memorable characters! Audience interaction. Photo opportunity after the performance with the actors. Feel free to dress up in costume! 

 

 

 

WANT TO GO? $20. 718-433-9030.
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Discovery Hike: Pond Ecology FREE

WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 27, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Captain Tilly Park, Chapin Parkway and 85th Avenue , Jamaica, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Ponds are thriving habitats to various species of birds, invertebrates, fish, reptiles, amphibians and plants. Join the Urban Park Rangers to explore the pond at Captain Tilly Park. Learn more about some commonly found species in our ponds

WANT TO GO? 718-846-2731.
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Even More Weekend Fun

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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Illuminate The Farm

WHEN: Nov. 11 - Jan. 8, Fridays-Sundays, and daily between 12/26-12/29, 5-9pm
WHERE: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Expect a luminescent display consisting of lanterns inspired by theme parks and Chinese myths and legends. In addition, there will be various illuminated tunnels, illuminated swings (rideable) and plethora of other lights! WANT TO GO? $26.99; $17.99 youth.
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Amaze Light Festival

WHEN: Nov. 20 - Jan. 8, See website for schedule
WHERE: Citi Field, 41 Seaver Way, Corona, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This wonderland of light is an all-immersive storybook experience highlighting five-themed worlds of displays and activities with 3D lighted decor and photo opportunities around every corner from dancing with festive trees to holiday music and dynamic live performances.  WANT TO GO? $44; $36 child. VIP: $94; $86 child.
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27th Annual Holiday Tradition to benefit JDRF FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 26, 3:30pm
WHERE: The Little North Pole, 144-03 Neponsit Ave, Neponsit , NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Be there for the annual lighting of The Little North Pole to benefit the JDRF. Entertainment, food, and toys for all!

WANT TO GO? 718-634-2121.
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An Afternoon of Chinese Theater FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 26, 3pm
WHERE: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Enjoy an Afternoon of Chinese Theater, jointly presented by the Chinese American Arts Council and Flushing Town Hall. This program will feature Peking Opera, The Story of Song Jiang and Yan Poxi, as well as a special performance by Tong Xiao Ling Chinese Opera Ensemble: Peking Opera, Farewell My Concubine. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the New York City Council. CAAC's programs are made possible with the support of the Office of the Governor of the State of New York and the New York State Legislature.

WANT TO GO? 718-463-7700.
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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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