THE BATTERY FAIR
The Battery Conservancy is celebrating the grand opening of the brand new Battery Oval park space in downtown Manhattan this weekend with a weekend fair of purveyors showcasing innovations in agriculture, horticulture, and food. Various sustainable vendors will exhibit and sell offerings in categories such as plants and seeds, grains and grasses, natural fibers, meat and dairy and more.
Top off a day at Coney Island with tickets to a Brooklyn Cyclones game. It’s a super fun, beach side atmosphere that offers cool perks at certain games including fireworks on the beach and the opportunity for kids to run the bases.
Through the summer
ONLY IN QUEENS SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL
This huge festival is a perfect opportunity to hang out with the whole family in the vast Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens. Participate in a scavenger hunt, visit the Literary Tent to meet and hear from Queens authors, indulge in delicious food from favorite Queens vendors, and listen to performances from Kid ‘N Play, Ginuwine and more. You can also participate in a huge treat, a tour of the New York State Pavilion, built for the 1964-65 World’s Fair. Best part, admission is free!
Vegans of the world will be in heaven at this all-vegan market including local vegan eats, sweets, and gifts. The fest is free to enter and good for all ages!
The city comes to colorful life all weekend with the multitude of events celebrating Pride month. Start the weekend off at the Pride Rally at Pier 26 in Hudson River Park, dance the night away at the WE Party: Graffiti at the famous Hammerstein Ballroom, and finish the weekend off at the huge Sunday afternoon March that winds its way down Fifth Avenue ending at Christopher Street in the West Village.
Through June 26