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Top 20 Weekend Event Picks (June 7-9)

20 things to do in and around Brooklyn with kids over the weekend

By Meredith Kurnov, Editor & Publisher of Macaroni Kid Brooklyn NW June 6, 2024

It's going to be a beautiful summery weekend in Brooklyn and there's lots going on! Take a peek below for 20 weekend event highlights in and around Brooklyn, and there are many more events listed in the calendar! Check out our Indoor Fun Guide for more outing ideas. Click on pink links below for full event details. Events are subject to sell out, change, or cancellation; please confirm events before attending.

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  1. ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท 46th Annual Brooklyn Greek Festival on Schermerhorn Street
    Daily through Sunday 11am-12am Fri/Sat, 11am-8pm Sun.| FREE admission
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  2. ๐Ÿณ๏ธ‍๐ŸŒˆ LGBTQ+ Teen Night at Brooklyn Museum in Prospect Heights (ages 14–19)
    Friday 5-7:30pm | Free. Registration is required | Ages 14-19
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  3. ๐Ÿคธ Dropoff Parties at Play Kids Greenpoint, Pixie Pods PJ Party at Discovery Kids in PLG, and CREA at Industry City in Sunset Park
    Friday 5-7:30pm, 5:30-8pm, 6-9pm | $42, $55, $75 | For ages 4-8, 3-6, 3+
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  4. ๐ŸŽ‰ Brooklyn Made Grand Opening Block Party at CityPoint in Downtown BK
    Friday 5pm | FREE
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  5. ๐ŸŽต Teen Takeover: Dance Party at Pacific Library in Downtown Brooklyn
    Friday 5:45-7:30pm | FREE | Ages 12-18
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  6. ๐ŸŽฅ Paramount+ Free Movie Nights: Zoolander (PG-13) at McCarren Park in Williamsburg
    Friday 6pm | FREE
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  7. ๐ŸŽญ Smith Street Stage presents Shakespeare's "Love’s Labor’s Lost" in Carroll Park 
    Friday-Sunday 7:30 PM | FREE, donations encouraged
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  8. ๐Ÿ“š Pick up free kids books at Maison Jar in Greenpoint or Memorial Gore Open Street in Williamsburg
    10am-2pm | FREE
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  9. ๐Ÿณ๏ธ‍๐ŸŒˆ Celebrate Pride! Rainbow Rockout at Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg, Annual Brooklyn Pride Multicultural Festival & Brooklyn Pride Main Stage in Park Slope, Pride at 6/15 Green Community Garden in Park Slope, Big Summer Pride Twirl at Brooklyn Bridge Park
    Saturday 10am-12pm, 11am-6pm, 2-6pm, 4-9pm | See Pride Guide for more BK Pride events
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  10. ๐Ÿชป Earth Mat­ter NY’s Lavender Festival on Governors Island
    Saturday & Sunday  11am-5pm | Free ($12+ for workshops)
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  11. ๐Ÿ“š Storytime w/ Hyesu Lee "The Best Spot to Pee in NYC" at Books Are Magic in BK Heights
    Saturday 11-11:30am | FREE | For ages 4-8
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  12. ๐Ÿป DADURDAYS: kids crafts and beer at Wild East Brewing Co in Gowanus
    Saturday 11am-12:30pm | FREE entry
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  13. ๐ŸŒŠ Celebrate World Oceans Day: Coney Island Beach Sweep
    Saturday 12-2pm | FREE
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  14. ๐Ÿฆธ๐Ÿฝ‍โ™€๏ธ Brooklyn Comic Con at Major R. Owens Wellness Center in Crown Heights
    Saturday 12-8pm & Sunday 12-7pm | $28+

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  15. ๐ŸŒŽ Prelude in the Parks performances for the planet: Water Rises in Greenpoint, Pliable Futures in Fort Greene Park, Resilience Thinking Walkscape in Prospect Park, Weather in Brower Park, Brooklyn is Not a Sacrifice Zone in Greenpoint
    Saturday 3pm & 6pm, Sunday 3pm | FREE
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  16. ๐ŸŽถ Brooklyn International Music Fest: Open Streets Concerts at Jalopy Theatre in Red Hook
    Saturday 3-7pm | FREE
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  17. ๐ŸŽญ Opera Stoop Concert in Bed-Stuy
    Saturday 4-5pm | FREE
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  18. ๐ŸŽค  BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn Family Day in Prospect Park
    Saturday 4pm | FREE
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  19. ๐Ÿคน Circus Amok performances at Sunset Park and Berry Street in North Williamsburg
    Saturday 4pm and Sunday 3pm | FREE
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  20. ๐ŸŽธ Rock & Roll Playhouse Plays the Music of David Bowie at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg
    Sunday 12:30pm (doors 12pm) | $23.95 | For ages 0-10
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There's more in the calendar – check it out, and have a great weekend! 




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