Family Films & OutDoor Shopping Adventures in NYC

May 19 2017 | Events

100 Things to Do This Summer in New York City

We’re here to help you find the best ways to spend your time in New York City. So, as we encounter these warmer days together, with each post we’ll let you know about upcoming events, shows, festivals, and opportunities in the city this summer.

This year, the Brooklyn Film Festival takes place from June 2 – 11 with dozens of film premieres, industry panels, and special screening events. And now there’s even a way for kids to get involved, as BFF has added KidsFilmFest to their program.

That’s one of the family events you can enjoy in June. Looking for some outdoor adventure? We also have some outdoor shopping opportunities to tell you about. There’s even a map!

When: June 2-11, 2017

Where: Various locations in Brooklyn

Getting there: All locations are about a 15- to 25-minute drive from the Frederick Hotel and all routes bring you across the historic Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Film Festival: kidsfilmfest

KidsFilmFest discovers and promotes the latest films for children. It’s a new initiative of the Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF). All films are rated “G”, and you can expect to see features ranging from short animation to live-action to documentary. Plus, a question-and-answer session with the filmmaker usually follows each presentation.

When: June 3, 2017

Where: Made in NY Media Center, 30 John Street, Brooklyn

Getting there: It’s about a 10-mile drive south of the Hotel Belleclaire

Your Treasure Map for NYC

Where can you get the best handcrafted jewelry, handbags, clothing, and more in NYC? We’re glad you asked. We’ve put together a special map to help you discover great deals and rare finds at flea markets throughout the city. Explore streets lined with vendors from all over New York and uncover unique treasures you’ll only find here.

Green Flea Market

When: Every Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where: 100 West 77th Street

Getting there: It’s just down the street from Hotel Belleclaire, less than two blocks.

Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market

When: Every Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: West 39th Street & Ninth Avenue

Getting there: It’s about two miles south of Hotel Belleclaire.

Chelsea Flea Market

When: Every Saturday & Sunday, 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: West 25th Street, between Sixth & Broadway

Getting there: It’s about three miles south of Hotel Belleclaire.

Nolita Flea Market

When: Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from March to December 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Prince Street between Mott Street & Mulberry Street

Getting there: It’s about four miles south of Hotel Belleclaire.

Learn about more family-friendly events in the neighborhood surrounding Hotel Belleclaire here.


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