After a long week, and with school winding down, we need a little sun. Escape the city for some seaside amusement at Coney Island. Enjoy the theme park rides and food booths, play in the sand or browse the oddities on the boardwalk.
Believe it or not, a great family-friendly option is Coney Island’s Circus Sideshow. Running continually on Saturdays and Sundays from 1p.m. -8p.m. Adults tickets are $10, $5 for children under 12, and ticket sales end at 7 p.m.
The brilliantly organized World Science Festival brings oodles of science and art activities for a fifth time this weekend. Over 50 live events and performances, talks and forums will take place around New York City, many perfectly suited for your experimental, curious and intelligent youngsters.
On Saturday, June 2, dozens of renowned members of the Read More
Governor’s Island Park during the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic. (GETTY)
The Intrepid for Fleet Week
Our military’s finest (or rowdiest) invade New York’s shores for Fleet Week (May 23-28). It’s not just about bars and people watching, there is fun for the family too! Climb aboard Intrepid’s Pier 86 for special performances, tall ship tours, movies and even the infamous military Tug of War. Expect added merriment this year since it’s the Intrepid’s 30th Anniversary.