Pop Ups in NYC have been springing up like crazy around and I am so glad because they put such a twist on our adventures now. I’ve included a list of fun family-friendly pop ups currently going on this month, and hope to be checking some of these off my list as well!
Candytopia is a dreamland for people of all ages, reminiscent of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. Candytopia is open 7 days a week and ends January 6th. Tickets range from $25 – $35, children under 3 are free. Candytopia is located just across Penn Station at Penn Plaza.
Located in SoHo, Color Factory celebrates color and creativity! They recently opened their SoHo location back in August after finding much unexpected success at their San Fransisco pop up in 2017. Color Factory is open 6 days a week, Wednesday being the only day they are closed. General Admission tickets are on sale for $38.
Canstruction is free to attend and is only available until November 11, 2018. Canstruction is an annual design competition for engineers, architects, and contractors to design an entire piece made only out of unopened cans. Viewing is available everyday at 10am until the 11th.
This DreamWorks pop up is an interactive experience, fun for the entire family! The Trolls Experience is located at 218 West 57th Street, Mon – Fri at 10 am and 9 am on the weekends. This pop up includes a Cupcakes & Rainbows Retail Cafe and ticket pricing starts at $25.
This tribute pup up celebrates 90 years of Mickey Mouse’s influence. Available from November 8, 2018 – February 10, 2019 at 60 10th Avenue. Tickets are selling for $38.
The Museum of Pizza pop up is only available until November 18th and is located at 55 Wythe Ave at The William Vale. Enjoy food, art, and all things pizza in Brooklyn at this pop up! Tickets selling for $35.
Gingerbread lane opens November 10 and is available for visit until January 13, 2019. The New York Hall of Science has been hosting this world’s largest gingerbread village for five years and is a great place to bring the family for the holiday season.
This pop up displays 175 of New York’s landmarks! The Holiday Train Show is a recurring pop up available beginning Saturday, November 17, 2018 – Monday, January 21, 2019. Ticket sale prices begin at $18. This pop up displays 175 of New York’s landmarks!
This pop up features visual, sensual, and educational experiences! The Museum of Illusion is located at 77 Eighth Avenue, 7 days a week, and opens at 9am. Individual tickets are available for purchase starting at $15 or a family ticket option is available for $53 which admits 2 adults and 2 children.
Featuring Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, this exhibit is available until January 27, 2019 at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library located at 170 Central Park West. The exhibit is only closed on Mondays, but opens all other days at 10am.
Fairy Island is an interactive pop up portraying a dreamland for women to give wings to their desires and dreams! Available until November 30. Located at 152 Lexington Avenue, ticket prices range from $12 – $ 25.
Sip. Shop. Eat. is a pop up shop that features food, drinks, shopping, and more. Tickets range from $9 – $25. The New York location is located in Brooklyn at 272 Seigel Street on select weekends from 12pm – 6pm.
LEGO Star Wards Days annual pop up will be available for one weekend beginning November 16th – November 18th. This pop up features activities including building a Star Wars themed mosaic, a scavenger hunt, photo opporunities, and will have prize giveaways! Located at 39 Fitzgerald Street in Yonkers, ticket prices begin at $26. Little Playtimes also available November 13, 20, and 27.
The Future of Sports is an immersive experiment combining sport with culture and art to promote equality and sustainability. This pop up is located at 61 N 9th St in Brooklyn and tickets are available for purchase for $35. Available for experience November 3, 2018 – January 6, 2019 on Wed – Fri from 10am – 8pm and Sat/Sun from 10am – 10 pm.