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Top 20 Weekend Event Picks (June 21-23)

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

By Meredith Kurnov, Editor & Publisher of Macaroni Kid Brooklyn NW June 20, 2024

Brooklyn is hot this weekend and it's not only because of the heat! Take a peek below for 20 event highlights in and around Brooklyn, and there are many more events listed in the calendar! Check out our Indoor Fun Guide and Sprinkler Guide for more outing ideas when you need a cool down. 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. 🎢 MAKE MUSIC NEW YORK – Free performances all day across NY
    All day | FREE
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  2. 🎡 Myrtle Avenue Summer Nights in Clinton Hill
    Friday 5-8pm | FREE
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  3. πŸŽ‰ Drop Off Nights at Prospect Gymnastics in Bed-Stuy, Twinkle Playspace in Williamsburg, Bouldering Project in Gowanus, CREA at Industry City in Sunset Park
    Friday 5:15-7:15pm, 5:30-8:30pm, 6-9:30pm, 6-9pm | prices vary | For ages 4-10, 3-6, 5-12, 3+
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  4. 🀹 Circus Amok shows at Marsha P. Johnson State Park, Prospect Park, and Coney Island
    Friday 6pm at MJP Park, Saturday 2pm at Prospect Park, Sunday 2pm in Coney | FREE
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  5. πŸŽ₯ Movies Under the Stars: The Little Mermaid  (2023) at McGolrick Park in Greenpoint
    Friday 9pm | FREE | See Free Outdoor Movie Guide for more summer movie screenings

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  6. πŸŽ† Season Kickoff: Friday Night Fireworks at Coney Island
    Friday 9:45pm | FREE
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  7. 🫢 Family Volunteer Day at Camba in Brownsville with The Service Collective
    Saturday 9:45am & 12pm shifts | Sugg. donation $25 | Ages 10+ w/ guardian, Ages 14+ without
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  8. 🐯 Puppets! with Mango Moon at Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights
    Saturday 10am-12pm | FREE | For ages 3+
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  9. πŸ’ž Show Brooklyn Some Love Fest at CityPoint in Downtown Brooklyn
    Saturday 11am-2pm | FREE
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  10. 🎢 Folk School Music Festival at Jalopy Theatre in Red Hook
    Saturday 12-9pm | FREE, donations gratefully accepted
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  11. 🧜‍♀️ 42nd Annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island
    Saturday 1pm | FREE
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  12. 🀸🏿‍♀️ Brooklyn Recess Double-Dutch Meet Up at Fulton Park in Bed-Stuy
    Saturday 1pm | FREE
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  13. 🎧 Silent Disco Fun at American Veterans Memorial Pier in Bay Ridge
    Saturday 6-9pm | $15
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  14. ⚜️ 47th Annual Midwood Mardi Gras
    Sunday 11am-6pm | FREE admission
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  15. 🎈 DUMBO Family Games at Car-Free Washington Street in DUMBO
    Canceled Sunday 11am-1pm | FREE
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  16. πŸ–€ Brooklyn Natural Hair Fest at Tompkins Avenue Merchants Association in Bed-Stuy
    Sunday 12pm | FREE
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  17. 🏳️‍🌈 Pride Celebration: Rock & Roll Playhouse Plays the Music of Queen for Kids at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg
    Sunday 12:30-1:30pm | $22.95 | For ages 0-10 | See Pride Guide for more Pride events
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  18. πŸ₯³ Smith Street Music and Arts Festival in Carroll Gardens
    Sunday 12-9pm | FREE
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  19. πŸŽͺ PREPOSTEROUS! A Happenstance Clown Circus at Waterfront Museum in Red Hook
    Sunday 1pm | Sliding scale: $5-$20 per person
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  20. πŸŽ₯ Habana Outpost Movie Nights: "The Karate Kid" in Fort Greene
    Sunday 8pm | FREE entry

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







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