Top 15 Weekend Event Picks (July 28-30)

15 things to do in and around Brooklyn with kids this weekend

By Meredith Kurnov, Editor & Publisher of Macaroni Kid Brooklyn NW July 27, 2023

Hope you're staying cool in this scorcher! 🥵 Mix in some of these great events into what we hope is a weekend of sprinklers, pool visits, and reliable air conditioning. Take a peek below for 15 weekend event highlights, and there are many more events in the calendar

We hope our round up helps to make your weekend planning with the family easier! (Click on pink links below for event details. Events are subject to sell out, change, or cancellation; please confirm events before attending.)

  1. 🏖️ The Seaport Beach Fest: beach, food trucks, live performances 
    Friday 12-10pm, Saturday 10:30am-10pm, Sunday 12pm-9:30pm | FREE with RSVP
  2. 🎉 Kids Friday Dropoff Party at Champions Martial Arts in BK Heights or PLAY Greenpoint
    Friday 6-8pm or 6-8:30pm respectively | $30 or $40 respectively | For ages 3+ or 4-8 respectively
  3. 🎥 Catch an outdoor film: Bohemian Rhapsody at Transmitter Park, Art of Brooklyn Film Festival Evening of Short Films at Owl's Head Park, Barbie at Skyline Drive-InPaws of Fury: The Legend of Hank at Brighton Beach Playground
    Friday 8pm, Friday 8:30pm, Th-Sun 9pm, Sunday 8:30pm respectively | FREE except Skyline Drive-In ($19.50 seat, $55 car) | More in Summer Movie Guide
  4. 🎉 Climate Families NYC Summer Playdate: sprinklers & show at Mt Prospect Park Playground
    Saturday 9:30-12pm | FREE
  5. 🎵 Reopening weekend: Sesame Street the Musical at Theater 555 in Hell's Kitchen
    Saturday 9:30am/12:30pm/3:30pm & Sunday 11:30am/2:30pm | Tix starting at $49 | For ages 3+
  6. ♟️ Bea and Bop's Playgroup at Chess at Three Park Slope Club
    Saturday 9:30-10:30am | FREE | For ages 6-36 months
  7. ☀️ Free Kids Classes at Domino Park in Williamsburg: Collaborative Nature Canvas Class with A Rosie Day (to be rescheduled) and Spanish Class Trial with Canta Con Cathy
    Saturday 10am (to be rescheduled) & Sunday 10am respectively | FREE | For ages 16 months+ and 0-3 respectively
  8. 🌳 Family Fun on Governor's Island: NYC Poetry Festival and play:groundNYC's The Yard
    Saturday & Sunday 11am-6pm (Poetry Festival) and 12-4pm (The Yard) | FREE
  9. 📚 2nd annual Graphic Fest at Books Are Magic in Brooklyn Heights
    Saturday 12-3pm | FREE
  10. 🏀 HealthJox Festival: Basketball Tournament and family activities at Brooklyn Bridge Park
    Saturday 12-5pm | FREE
  11. 🖤 STooPS 10th Annual Art Crawl: block party w/ interactive art and performances in Bed-Stuy
    Saturday 12-7pm | FREE
  12. 🎸 School of Rock AllStars concert at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg
    Saturday 12:30pm | $10-$12 | All ages
  13. 🎸 Rock & Roll Playhouse plays the music of Van Morrison at Industry City in Sunset Park
    Saturday 1pm | FREE
  14. 🩰 Keigwin + Company's Rhapsody community dance performances at Brooklyn Bridge Park
    Saturday and Sunday 6:30 & 7:30pm | FREE
  15. 🎉 Flatbush Avenue Street Fair: A Street Fair with Caribbean Flair in Flatbush 
    Sunday 12-6pm | FREE entry


There's more in the calendar – check it out, and have a great weekend! 


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