Kids' activities abound at It's My Park Day at Union Square Park.  Photo by Liz Ligon
Kids' activities abound at It's My Park Day at Union Square Park. Photo by Liz Ligon

Best June Festivals and Street Fairs for NYC Families

New York City's festival season kicks into high gear in June. The debut of warmer weather prompts a head-spinning number of fantastic fairs, parades, carnivals, and other fetes—more than two dozen.

And we're not talking about just street fairs selling random tchotchkes and tube socks. These are the favorites we look forward to every year, including Museum MileEgg Rolls, Egg Creams & EmpanadasFigment on Roosevelt Island, and Coney Island's iconic Mermaid Parade—all of which made our list of the top annual festivals for NYC families.

So get your calendar; you're going to want to write these dates down. Here are more than three dozen great family festivals for June 2019, most of which are FREE.

Check our NYC Summer Fun Guide for more freebies and great kid and family events and outings, and be sure to click through to our listings for exact locations, times, and additional details.

(various locations TBA)

Louis Valentine Jr Park and Pier
Ferris St and Coffey St Red hook
Brooklyn, NY 11231

McCarren Park
776 Lorimer St
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Brooklyn Bridge Park
Harbor View Lawn near Pier 1
Brooklyn, NY

Staten Island Children Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301

Union Square Park
Union Square Park Broadway To 4 Ave., E 14 St. To E 17 St.
New York, NY

PS 125 The Ralph Bunche School
425 W. 123rd Street between Morningside Dr & Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027

Roosevelt Island
Lighthouse Park
New York, NY

Kings Bay Y
Nostrand Avenue between Ave U and V
Brooklyn, NY

Washington Square Park
Washington Square South
New York, NY 10011

The Epiphany School
234 East 22nd street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues
New York, NY 10010

Times Square
46th St. between Broadway and 9th Avenue
New York, NY 10036

Astoria Park Parking Lot
Hoyt Avenue N & 19th Street (under the RFK Bridge)
Astoria, NY 11102

Pier 63
Hudson River Park
New York, NY

Park Slope
5th ave between 3rd and 9th
Brooklyn, NY

Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Boulevard
Queens, NY 11106

West 8th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues
West 8th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues
New York, NY 10003

College of Mount St. Vincent
6301 Riverdale Avenue Great Lawn
Bronx, NY

Brooklyn Bridge Plaza
11 Water Street
Brooklyn, NY

Billings Lawn, Fort Tryon Park
Riverside Dr. to Broadway, W. 192 St. to Dyckman St.
New York, NY

Museum Mile
Fifth Avenue between East 82nd and East 105th Streets
New York, NY

Central Park
The Bandshell Enter at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

Hunts Point Riverside Park
Hunts Point Riverside Park Lafayette Ave. bet. Edgewater Rd. and the Bronx River
Bronx, NY

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Morningside Park
Morningside Dr
New York, NY 10026

The Museum at Eldridge Street
Eldridge Street between Canal and Division Streets
New York, NY 10002

Sixth Avenue, between 48th and 49th Streets

Prospect Park
Breeze Hill
Brooklyn, NY

Jackie Robinson Park
85 Bradhurst Ave
New York, NY 10039

Bryant Park
Bryant Park Between 40th & 42nd Sts. & Fifth and Sixth Aves.
New York, NY

City Wide
City Wide
New York, NY

Robert F. Wagner Park
Battery Place and West Street
New York, NY

Robert F. Wagner Park
Battery Place and West Street
New York, NY

Hecksher Community Garden
134 Scholes Street between Manhattan & Graham Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11206

4th Street at 5th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Atlantic Terminal Plaza
139 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC)
153-10 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica , NY 11432

Inwood Hill Park
218 Stree and Indian Road
New York, NY 10034

Randall's Island Harlem Picnic Area
20 Randall’s Island Park
New York, NY 10035

King Manor Museum
150-03 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11432

SummerStage Central Park
5th Avenue at 69th St
NY, NY 10065

Cathedral of St John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY
Jack and the Beanstalk
Puppetworks Inc. - 12:30 PM Pick
Holiday Under The Stars
The Shops at Columbus Circle - 4:00 PM Pick
Monuments Now
Socrates Sculpture Park - 9:00 AM
Origami Holiday Tree 2020
American Museum of Natural History - 10:00 AM
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