Top Labor Day Weekend Event Picks (September 1-4)

15 things to do in and around Brooklyn with kids over Labor Day weekend

By Meredith Kurnov, Editor & Publisher of Macaroni Kid Brooklyn NW August 31, 2023

There's lots of weekend fun in the works! And the forecast looks like sunny summer perfection for summer's long bookend weekend! 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. πŸ’ƒ House Fest Creative Celebration on Governors Island 
    Friday-Sunday 11am-10pm | FREE
  2. 🎲 Last Place Clubs Open House at Last Place on Earth in Greenpoint
    Friday 1pm | FREE
  3. β˜€οΈ 14th Annual NYC Unicycle Festival – Brooklyn Bridge to Coney Island
    Friday  2-6pm | FREE
  4. 🏳️‍🌈 Step OUTside Fest at Marsha P. Johnson State Park in Williamsburg
    Friday 3-6pm | FREE
  5. πŸ–Ό UNIQLO NYC Nights with free admission at the MoMA
    Friday 4-8pm | FREE with registration (up to 2 adults, unlimited kids)
    πŸ–ΌοΈ FREE Fridays at The Morgan Library & Museum in Murray Hill
    Friday 5-7pm | FREE admission
  6. πŸ¦‡ Bat Walk at the Ridgewood Reservoir
    Friday 7-9pm | FREE, donations accepted
  7. πŸŽ₯ MoCADA KIDflix Film Fest: "The Wiz" at Herbert Von King Park in Bed-Stuy
    Friday 7-10pm | FREE | For ages 6+
  8. πŸŽ† Final Friday Night Fireworks of the Summer at Coney Island
    Friday 9:45pm | FREE
  9. πŸŽ‰ New York Junior Carnival at Brooklyn Museum in Prospect Heights
    Saturday 8am-3pm
  10. Kids & Families Art Build for the March to End Fossil Fuels in Prospect Park
    Saturday 10am-1pm | FREE
  11. πŸ’ͺ Free Kid's Workout at Major R. Owens Health & Wellness Center in Crown Heights
    Sunday 10-10:45am | FREE | For ages 8-14
  12. 🚲 Park Slope Bike Tour on Protected Bike Lanes
    Sunday 10:45am-12pm | FREE with registration
  13. 🐈‍⬛ Puss in Boots at Puppetworks in Park Slope
    Sunday 12:30pm & 2:30pm shows | $10-11 | For ages 3+
  14. 🎨 Fall Painted Rocks Craft at Michaels in Cobble Hill
    Sunday 2-4pm | FREE
  15. 🌳 Labor Day School Holiday Programs in Prospect Park
    Monday 12-6pm | FREE


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


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