NYC December Kids Hot List

The best things to do with kids in New York City

NEW YORK LOVES KIDS

Discover the coolest family fun in New York City covering Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island. You'll find amazing ideas for the perfect family day out, and suggestions for great classes, camps, party venues, entertainers and more.

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Shipwrecked Announces New Escape Rooms

Shipwrecked Announces New Escape Rooms

Shipwrecked Escape Deck NOW OPEN: Three Mini Escapes or One Epic Adventure for all ages! Shipwrecked announces Shipwrecked Escape Deck, three mini escape room experiences from the company that opened with Shipwrecked Miniature Golf. Shipwrecked is located at 621 Court Street, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11215. Shipwrecked offers miniature golf,… Read more »

La MaMa in association with GOH Productions presents The Shell-Shocked Nut

La MaMa in association with GOH Productions presents The Shell-Shocked Nut

December 20 – December 23, 2018 – La MaMa Ellen Stewart Theatre – 66 East 4th Street, NYC From December 20 to 23, La MaMa Experimental Theater in association the GOH Productions will present the fourth annual production of East Village Dance Project’s The Shell-Shocked Nut, an alternative Nutcracker set… Read more »

Holiday Cheer Comes Early at the Meatpacking District Annual ‘Very Merry Holiday Hours’ on Wednesday, Dec. 5

Holiday Cheer Comes Early at the Meatpacking District Annual ‘Very Merry Holiday Hours’ on Wednesday, Dec. 5

Shoppers can get a head start on purchasing gifts for friends and family with the neighborhood’s unprecedented discounts at their favorite stores for one night only. Kick off the holiday shopping season at the Meatpacking District’s Very Merry Holiday Hours with 30 local businesses and retailers as they keep their… Read more »

Recently added events

15 Dec

181 Lexington Ave. New York, NY 10016

12/15/2018 To 12/15/2018

19:00 To 23:30

On Saturday, December 15th, join us at Brother Jimmy’s Murray Hill for a Pac-Man tournament featuring the city’s largest Pac-Man machine! The event includes multiple prizes to keep guests entertained throughout the night as the participants compete for #1. Read more…

16 Dec

1 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

12/16/2018 To 12/16/2018

11:00 To 12:00

Work together with your tot to create and decorate a festive and tasty gingerbread bridge inspired by the Manhattan Bridge in SPARK’s backyard. Pre-registration required; $50/child for non-members, $40/child for members. Event ticket includes 1 child and all adults; additional children $25 each. Read more…

12 Jan

137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354

01/12/2019 To 01/12/2019

14:00 To 16:00

“Four Seasons” is a fusion of classical and traditional Chinese aesthetic genres (poetry, music, dance, opera and puppetry) with contemporary shadow theater technique. Read more…

21 Dec

Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, 421 East 61st street, Ny, NY 10065

12/21/2018 To 12/21/2018

10:30 To 11:00

Jack Frost is coming our way. Bring the little ones to hear winter’s blustery tales and see how people from way back kept warm. For children up to 6. Just show up. Read more…

27 Jan

333 East 47th Street, 10017

01/27/2019 To 01/27/2019

13:00 To 16:00

New Year’s Celebration: Oshogatsu Sunday, January 27, 1–4 PM Celebrate the New Year Japanese-style with our Oshogatsu event filled with the traditional activities of rice pounding, calligraphy, lion dancing and more! After trying your hand at different crafts and activities, watch a taiko drumming performance at 1:30 or 2:30 pm,… Read more…