Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: July 7-9
This weekend is all about music! There are so many opportunities to check out live music in Westchester this weekend with the Ossining River Jam, Pleasantville Music Festival, Concerts in the Park, Family Day of Jazz in White Plains, and Thunderbird American Indian Dancers at the Hudson River Museum. Plus, waterpark fun in Ridge Hill and Family Fun Days at the Sprain Ridge Pool as well as art workshops. Check out more below on some inspiring ways to have the best Westchester weekend!
Tuesday, June 27th-Sunday, July 16th from 2:00pm-7:00pm
Slide City Waterpark
Enjoy a water adventure at Ridge Hill when Slide City Waterpark comes to town. Located in the North Parking Lot (across from Olive Garden and Longhorn Steakhouse) the waterpark features over 15 inflatable slides and 75 inflatable attractions located in three sections including an air defying “Slingshot” and the three-story tall “Green Monster;” a two-story tall Hidden Jaguar, an over 100-foot long “Aqua Splash Water Obstacle Course,” and Lil Squirts Splashworks, Slide City’s dedicated area for smaller kids that features attractions with an obstacle slip-in-slide and a fun ball pit slide. Admission is $35.00 per person (ages 3+) for a four-hour time slot. 1 Ridge Hill Boulevard, Yonkers, NY 10710.
Friday, July 7th at 7:00pm
Ossining River Jam
Enjoy live music on the water with Powderfinger. Plus, enjoy food trucks, craft beer, and fireworks. Louis Engel Waterfront Park, 25 Westerly Rd, Ossining, NY 10562.
From now until July 30th from 11:00am–5:00pm
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester | LEGO Pirates: Hunt for the Golden Treasure
This June through July, join Captain Brickbeard on the hunt for the golden treasure at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester! Captain Brickbeard’s ship has crashed and he’s on the hunt for enough golden treasure to buy himself the shiniest, speediest, and most beautiful ship that there ever was! Use the “Ye Olde Treasure Map” to scope out all of the hidden treasure locations throughout the attraction and earn an awesome prize fit for a pirate. More adventurous pirates can also find a bonus treasure location to earn extra loot! Ridge Hill, 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers, NY
Saturday, July 8th from 11:00pm-6:00pm
A Family Day of Jazz
Enjoy jazz in White Plains, featuring performances by Gentlemen of Soul, 3D Rhythm of Life and Mark Whitfield. The family day also includes bouncy attractions, face painting, and food. 40 Yosemite Ave, White Plains, NY 10607.
Saturday, July 8th from 12:00pm-4:00pm
Family Fun Day at Sprain Ridge Pool
Spend the day Sprain Ridge Pool for free (Westchester residents only). Sprain Ridge Pool, 149 Jackson Ave, Yonkers, NY 10706
Saturday, July 8th from 12:00pm-9:00pm
Pleasantville Music Festival 2023
Rock out with your kids at the 17th annual Pleasantville Music Festival. This year’s line-up includes performances from They Might Be Giants, Sophie B. Hawkins, Peter Francis and more. While kids are permitted, children under 12 must be accompanied by a ticket-carrying adult. Parkway Field, Pleasantville, NY.
Saturday, July 8th from 1:00pm-3:00pm
Flying Kitchen: Puppet-Making
Families will create paper and string puppets inspired by birds. $10 per person. 115 7th Street, Verplanck, NY 10596.
Saturday, July 8th from 7:00pm-9:00pm
Concerts in the Park
Enjoy live music in Pascone Park with The Saints as a part of their summer Concerts in the Park series. Pascone Park, Ardsley, NY 10502.
Saturday, July 8th at 8:00pm
Thunderbird American Indian Dancers
Enjoy a free performance featuring a variety of cultural dances from the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701.
Sunday, July 9th from 10:00am-5:00pm
Nyack’s Famous Street Fair
Nyack’s Famous Street Fair is back and better than ever! This year, you and your family can enjoy a day in this historic rivertown with over 250 exhibitors, food, and live folk. music. This includes arts and crafts, local retail vendors, home decor, and more. Don’t forge to try an old fashion soda or egg creams at NY Soda Jerks. The event is free and rain or shine. Downtown Nyack, Main Street & Broadway, Nyack, NY.
Sunday, July 9th from 12:00am-6:00pm
Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Celebrate hispanic culture as a part of the County’s heritage series. Plus, music, food, local vendors, and more. Kensico Dam Plaza, North end of the Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla, NY
Sunday, July 9th from 1:00pm-4:00pm
Abstract Art Tanabata Workshop
Families can enjoy a free art workshop to make abstract hanging decorations. 115 7th Street, Verplanck, NY 10596.
Sunday, July 9th from 4:00pm-7:00pm
Blues & BBQ for Bedford
Spend your Sunday night in Bedford with music by the Rockbrokers and food from Market at Pound Ridge Square. The event also includes family activities such as face painting, hayrides, and more. Funds from the evening benefits the Community Center of Northern Westchester and the Mt. Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry. Bedford Village Memorial Park, 65 Greenwich Road Bedford, NY 10506