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DUMBO Drop flying elephants spectacle and free block party 5/31

DUMBO DROP is an annual tradition where thousands of toy elephants parachute down from the skies of Dumbo onto cobblestoned Washington Street – Brooklyn’s most iconic block. Plus, there’s an epic block party with kids activities, restaurant row and more! The DUMBO Drops will take place on Friday, May 31 with elephant drops  ($15-25) at 5 and 7 pm. All proceeds from ticket sales go directly to Dumbo’s Title 1 public schools, PS307 Elementary + The Dock Street Middle School. NEW! You must purchase a viewing ticket to watch the elephants fly! Enjoy the FREE Dumbo Archway Kids Zone + Block Party as always from 3.30 to 6.30 pm, no need to RSVP.

The free block party includes (note: the Drops are not viewable from the free block party):

  • FREE KIDS ZONE! 30+ activities for kiddos aged 1-10. Powered by Brooklyn Bridge Parents
  • FREE BEDAZZLING EXTRAVAGANZA! Get your crafting on. Powered by Creatively Wild
  • TASTE OF DUMBO! Dumbo Restaurant Row with tastes priced for grazing
  • BEER GARDEN! Run by our friends at The Brooklyn Flea

The Brooklyn Bridge Parents Kids Zone will feature science experiments, gaming truck, face painter, crafts, dance party, balloon twister, Lego building, chess, an epic slide, gymnastics, castle painting and more free kids activities. The Kids Zone will take place in the Archway, on the newly renovated Pearl Street Triangle and surrounding streets from 3.30 to 6.30 pm. Rain or shine.

The DUMBO Drop Kids Zone is supported by:

Bitesize Pediatric Dentistry: We aim to establish a foundation for lifelong oral health in children, emphasizing preventative care and creating positive, fun, and educational visits.  We are delighted to be part of the DUMBO community and look forward to meeting you and your family.

Success Academy: Since 2006, Success Academy has created a national model of K12 excellence for children across all demographics. The majority of our 20,000 students are from low-income households and are admitted to our 53 schools through a random public lottery. To date, 100% of our graduates have been accepted to college, many to highly selective institutions. Our distinctive K12 approach produces student outcomes that outpace affluent suburban schools.

NY Kids Club and Preschool: We offer premier children’s programs in Brooklyn, featuring innovative classes, preschool, camps, special events, and more that foster children’s love for learning through fun and dynamic activities. NY Kids Club and Preschool complements this approach with a curriculum focused on early learning, incorporating STEAM, dance, and physical education in a nurturing and stimulating environment. Our exceptional team enhances each lesson with a theatrical touch, ensuring a unique and progressive educational experience that promotes intellectual, physical, and social development, and our teachers bring learning to life each and every day.

Imagine Early Learning Centers: At Imagine your child plays to learn and learns to live. We believe in using our favorite activities and toys to prepare children to flourish and bloom in tomorrow’s world. Whether it’s bubbles, soccer and tennis classes, coding, cooking, or theatrical play, we love to find creative ways to ignite a lifelong love of learning. Imagine has centers across the tri-state area, including DUMBO, Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn. Come visit us at our DUMBO Drop booth or email [email protected] to ask about enrolling your child. Full time, part time, drop in, and Summer Camp available.

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