Lantern Festival at American Dream

Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park

Visit a dazzling world of light full of Chinese lanterns made by artisans with decades of experience, all indoors and weather-proof. Take pictures with dinosaurs and enjoy dino rides plus…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $17/ages 13+, $10/ages 3-12

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

New Jersey Performing Arts Center 1 Center Street, Newark

Virtuosic break dancing tells an uplifting, family-friendly story set in the 1980s and today. The music is still mostly Tchaikovsky’s classic score, though some songs are sonically updated with live electric violin. This version of the Nutcracker is much louder than its traditional counterparts with a pre-show by hip-hop legend Kurtis Blow. For families with…

Suggested Ages: 4 to 14+
🎟 $49-$79