FEATURED ACTIVITY PARTICIPANTS
Arts and Crafts
Kids can enjoy creative arts and crafts using clay and other exciting materials with the Children’s Museum of the Arts and Church Street School for Music and Art.
60 Hudson will host the Hubert Street Stage, the Arts and Crafts Pavilions and an art contest for local students. One piece of artwork selected from participating schools will be showcased in the 60 Hudson window located on the corner of West Broadway and Thomas Street.
Asphalt Green, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to assisting individuals of all ages and backgrounds achieve health through a lifetime of sports and fitness, will be on site with sports activities and special performances.
Gazillion Bubble Show
Gazillion Bubble Show will amaze your whole family with mind blowing bubble magic! The Gazillion Bubble Garden will have bubble wands of all shapes and sizes, and will offer bubble play to all who enter.
A captivating performer of magical storytelling.
CHESS NYC will host “speed tournaments” and ongoing chess matches for all skill levels.
Face & Body Art by Larissa
Larissa is a talented and experienced body artist who will be transforming faces with face and body paint, henna, and temporary tattoo glitters and inks.
FDNY Engine 343
The historic Fire Engine 343 will be parked at the Family Festival in memory of New York’s bravest. The festival will also be visited by the Tribeca Firehouse, Ladder 8.
Kidville will be helping kids learn, play, and grow with engaging arts and crafts.
Kiteman Productions, Inc.
At the Kite Place, kids will be able to make their own kite and learn to fly it from masters of the craft of Kiting.
Kumon is the world’s largest after-school math and reading academic enrichment program. Their personalized approach helps children learn math and reading concepts based on their ability rather than their age or grade.
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is an international learning community committed to educating, empowering and inspiring students from early childhood through 12th Grade to be confident, independent critical thinkers.
Macmillan will bring established authors to read books and delight festivalgoers. Bad Kitty, a lively character from a picture book, will also be on hand to mingle with the crowd.
Manhattan Youth - Downtown Community Center
Manhattan Youth has served lower Manhattan for 26 years. It currently operates 7 after school programs, summer camp, the Downtown Community Center and other great youth, family and senior programs. At the festival children can work with clay or do an arts and craft project of wearable art. Also on view at the Franklin St. Stage starting at 12:40 you can get previews of our middle school spring performances: I.S. 289 Seussical the Musical and I.S. 276 “Wizard of Oz. I.S.276 Cheering squad and P.S.276 1-2nd grade Hip Hop class will also be performing.
Climb, crawl, and step your way through Moishe’s playground castle made entirely of boxes.
New York Public Library
The New York Public Library will have experienced storytellers and readers delighting audiences with captivating tales.
Noel MacNeal’s “10 Minute Puppets”
His experience working on Sesame Street has made Noel MacNeal a world class puppeteer! He will be out helping kids make puppets in ten minutes or less.
Peanutbutter Face Painting and Body Decoration
The artists of Peanutbutter use high technology air brushing to work the personality of their guests into their dazzling designs.
Kids can explore their artistic side with arts & crafts activities including turning recycled materials into custom creatures with the ScrapKins® team.
Taste of Tribeca
Taste of Tribeca is a one-of-a-kind outdoor culinary festival featuring signature dishes from renowned Tribeca chefs, a family-friendly Kids’ Zone, a comprehensive wine tour and live entertainment. This year it will be held on Saturday, May 18th, with proceeds benefiting PS234 and PS150.
Victorian Gardens at Wollman Rink
Victorian Gardens, NYC’s premier family amusement park, will be onsite with live entertainment and activities, creating memorable experiences for the entire family.
Wicked is the untold story of the witches of Oz. WICKED is the winner of 35 major awards including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards.