FIND THE BEST INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS IN UNION SQUARE.
EVENTS IN SOUTH PLAZA
SOCCER IN NORTH PLAZA
Enjoy fun, kid-friendly activities, music performances, and fitness for kids from morning to late afternoon on the South and North Plazas.
Featuring over 250 books, crafts, games, and other fun activities, the Children’s Pavilion is wonderful way to spend some quality learning and playing in Union Square. Books donated courtesy of Simon & Schuster
[Every Thu 9 AM to 6 PM on South Plaza]
ANIMALS WITH ART FARM
Each week, Art Farm in the City brings an array of animal friends, including guinea pigs, bunnies, and turtles, for kids to make observations, ask questions, and touch some amazing little creatures.
[Every Thu - 9:00 AM in Children's Pavilion]
Children of all ages and their caregivers are encouraged to come “play” yoga with Karma Kids Yoga and experience how their breath and body move together in a fun-filled way.
[Every Thu - 10:30 AM on George Washington Lawn]
CHESS AT THREE
Kids of all experience levels and ages can learn to play and love chess through storytelling with Chess at Three. They can engage with the creative stories that bring the game to life and explain why the pieces move the way they do.
[Every Thu - 12:00 PM on South Plaza]
There's a different kind of garden coming to Union Square Park this summer! Kids can make magical bubbles that are sure to put a smile on their face with the Gazillion Bubble Show's Bubble Garden.
[Every Thu - 12:30 PM on South Plaza]
Join the 14th Street Y and PJ Library for an interactive story time every week. Whether accompanied by puppets, singers, or more fun interactions, learn something new every week with the incredible educators.
[Every Thu - 2:30 PM in Children's Pavilion]
Kids engage with PopFit Kids in fun-plus-fitness with these high-energy circuit activities, agility drills, partner games, dynamic movements, and more while learning the benefit of the Fit Five: Cardio, Strength, Flexibility, Endurance, and Balance.
[Every Thu - 3 PM on South Plaza]
Get ready for an active summer! Kids ages 2-10 will learn how to play soccer through a series of drills with esteemed and excited coaches from Soccer Shots. Their curricula encourages growth with an emphasis on skill building and fun.
[Every Thu - 4 PM on North Plaza]
MAIN STAGE LINE-UP
Put your dancing shoes on and prepare to match the energy of Mike Messer and The After School Special as they take the stage and kickoff the summer!
[Thu Jun 13 - 11 AM]
Back by popular demand, Hot Peas ‘N Butter performs its signature songs incorporating elements of traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk, and rock with an interactive and invigorating approach.
[Thu June 20 - 11 AM]
Join Jam With Jamie on the Center Stage with sing-a-longs, dancing, and interactive fun. Cheer them on during their debut Summer in the Square performance, because life’s a jam!
[Thu Jun 27 - 11 AM]
With Thunder and Sunshine, kids will groove to powerful, funky tunes with a strong message.Their original music featuring rhythm and melodies will get your hands and feet moving!
[Thu Jul 11 - 11 AM]
Join Union Square Play as they bring a special guest performer to Center Stage!
[Thu Jul 18 - 11 AM]
The City Parks Foundation performs its contemporary and innovative puppet production of children's classics. Join us in Union Square for Bessie’s Big Shot as our main stage is transformed!
[Thu Jul 25 - 11 AM]
Join the incredible cast of the Off-Broadway hit show Story Pirates for one of our funniest performances of the summer. By using ideas from children in the audience, the Story Pirates show children how amazing their ideas really are!
[Thu Aug 1 - 11 AM]
Part concert and part music class, Little Rockers will engage kids with upbeat tunes and leading participants in musical activities with instruments and movement for a totally unique rock show and our last performance of the summer!
[Thu Aug 8 - 11 AM]