Top 15 Weekend Event Picks (August 25-27)

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

By Meredith Kurnov, Editor & Publisher of Macaroni Kid Brooklyn NW August 24, 2023

So much weekend fun in the works! And the forecast looks like sunny perfection on Saturday and Sunday. Take a peek below for 15 weekend event highlights, and there are many more events in the calendar

Click on pink links below for event details. Events are subject to sell out, change, or cancellation; please confirm events before attending.)

  1. 🎭 The Old Stone House's Battle of Brooklyn Celebration + Contra Family Dance in Park Slope
    Friday 5:30-7:30pm, Saturday 12-4pm, Sunday 11am-3pm (Dance is Saturday 2-3pm) | FREE
  2. ☀️ Brooklyn's first-ever Summer Streets celebration on Eastern Parkway
    Saturday 7am-1pm | FREE
  3. 🎾 US Open: Arthur Ashe Kids' Day in Queens
    Saturday 9:30am-4pm | FREE
  4. 🥢 Yummy Food Festivals in the East Village: Dragon Fest & Japan Fes
    Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm | FREE admission
  5. 🛍️ Greenpoint Terminal Market Reopening with Kid's Zone at Ferox Athletics in Greenpoint
    Saturday & Sunday 11am-6pm | FREE admission
  6. 🎪 Bed-Stuy BID Back to School Bash + Bindlestiff Family Cirkus performances
    Saturday 11am-2pm | FREE
  7. ☀️ KoKo NYC's Annual South Slope Soap Box Derby on 17th Street
    Saturday 12-3pm | FREE
  8. 🎵 A Spike Lee Joint! MJ & Prince Block Party at Fort Greene Park
    Saturday 12-7pm | FREE admission
  9. ✨ Family Day at The Paley Museum: Disney Channel’s End of Summer Celebration (Midtown)
    Saturday 1-4pm | $16-20, Free for children under 12
  10. 🎵 Rock out on Saturday at Industry City with Rock & Roll Playhouse playing the music of New Orleans Funk & Soul & Brasswick, An Urban Brass Band Festival 
    Saturday 1-2pm and 2-9pm respectively | FREE Family Pre-Show, $15 Brasswick pre-sale tickets
  11. 🎵 Time Out Summer Fest in Brooklyn Bridge Park
    Saturday 2-6pm | FREE admission
  12. 🎉 Kid’s Night Out at Brooklearn in Carroll Gardens
    Saturday 5-8pm | $70, siblings 65% off | For ages 2.5-6
  13. ☕ Summer Tea featuring a mix of tea and kid-friendly activities at Prospect Park Boathouse
    Sunday 10am-4pm | FREE
  14. 🏹  Frontiercon: Live Action Role Playing Event at New York Society of Play in Greenpoint
    Sunday 12-3pm | $25 per kid, Free for Adults | For ages 7-15
  15. 🎣 Citizen Science Fishing Clinics at Brooklyn Bridge Park
    Sunday 4-7pm | FREE


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


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