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Ramadan & Eid events for families in Brooklyn

With the month of Ramadan coming to an end, there are many ways for Brooklyn families to celebrate Eid. Our overview includes an Eid holiday dinner, henna and arts & crafts for kids, music and dance performances, story times, and more!

Eid Storytime & Craft at the Cortelyou Library | Flatbush

Friday, April 5 | 4-5pm | FREE

Join us for Book Adventure: Eid Storytime & Craft and learn about the traditions and customs of the Muslim holiday of Eid. We’ll make a lunar craft to celebrate!


Eid al-Fitr School Holiday in Prospect Park

Wednesday, April 10 | 12-5pm | FREE

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation. Programs will include Discovery Pack (participants will be given a backpack filled with nature activities and exploration tools), Animal Encounter, and Family Bird Walk. Carousel Rides will also be offered ($3/ride).


Celebrate Eid with New Neighbors at St. Ann’s Church | Brooklyn Heights

Wednesday, April 10 | 5:30-7:30p | Pay What You Wish (or make a donation)

Join New Neighbors for a family-friendly Eid community holiday dinner — this is an opportunity to meet community members and eat some of the best potluck food you’ve ever tasted! In addition to delicious home-cooked food, enjoy some great conversation, live music, and craft activities for kids. All ages are welcome! Register here.


Teen Eid Celebration with Henna at Brooklyn Heights Library | Brooklyn Heights

Thursday, April 11 | 5-6pm | FREE

Join Us in the Teen Game Room from 5 to 6PM for a post Eid Celebration with Henna and fun discussions! Henna is a form of paste deprived from a plant and can be used as temporary tattoos for celebrations. Snacks and water are included!


Celebrate Eid al-Fitr at Brooklyn Children’s Museum | Crown Heights

Sunday, April 14 | 11am-4pm | $15 | Children under 1 are free

Celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan at Brooklyn Children’s Museum! Enjoy a day of music, dance, food, and art that honors cultural traditions from across the Muslim world. Get ready to move to the intricate rhythmic patterns of Indian classical dance with the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts, discover the story of Eid at an engaging puppet show presented by The Culture Tree, hear Turkish, Kurdish, and Islamic classical music performed by the Wahab Orchestra in partnership with the Turkish Cultural Center, and learn Sufi-inspired songs at an interactive drumming circle led by Brother Mustafa. Buy tickets here!

A Pink Eid in Brooklyn | Borough Park

Sunday, April 14 | 2-6pm| $10 | Kids 12 and under are free

This event will be in collaboration with children’s book author of A Pink Eid in Brooklyn, Fatima Younus. Featuring engaging story-times, food vendors, henna, custom live artwork, kids crafts, opportunity to shop from small businesses, raffles & more! Whether you’re coming to enjoy the festive atmosphere, meet new friends, or just to bask in the beauty of Brooklyn bathed in pink, there’s something here for everyone. Don’t forget to wear something pink to truly embrace the spirit of the day! See you there for an unforgettable celebration of connection, and pink-tastic Eid fun!

Updated: April 3, 2024. Main Image: Eid al-Fitr at Brooklyn Children’s Museum.

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