Pick fresh fruit with amazing flavor at this farm in Dutchess County. Strawberries are ready in June, followed later by blueberries, apples and more.
The tri-state area’s biggest, most electrifying fall event
Take a spooky tour of Washington Irving’s cottage, learn about the history of hair-raising stories and 19th-century crazes—like the vampire scares and séances. A special exhibit highlights how the Legend has lived in the imagination of popular culture through the centuries since its publication. Create Halloween-themed art activities, explore the grounds on a literature-themed scavenger …
The largest year-round farmers’ market in Westchester is back at its outdoor location. With over 50 vendors selling a variety of foods and other goods, you can always discover something new or find returning favorites. Plus, enjoy live music, kids’ events and more.
Shop local selections from small farms and artisan food makers. There’s something for everyone.
Pick-your-own season kicks off in early June with the farm’s certified organic strawberries. As the season rolls on, you can also pick sweet and sour cherries, organic raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, peaches and nectarines. Check website for availability.
This of a kind farm is a must see during the Fall season. Walk up to the barn and grab yourself a half bushel, pick your own bag and take a tour of our orchard as you find the best apples to fill your bag with. There are always apples, pears and peaches to pick through the month of October.
Art and nature exist in harmony on the grounds of PepsiCo’s headquarters. Marvel at more than three dozen works by major twentieth century artists as you walk through the carefully tended landscape.
A roaring good time is back at the Bronx Zoo! Take the biggest, most realistic dinosaur ride in America to see 40 life-size animatronic dinos. Learn about species such as T-Rex and Spinosaurus and connections between animals at the zoo and their prehistoric predecessors. Plus, visit the fossil dig area, take photos and more.
Explore this car-free, 172-acre island gem in the heart of New York Harbor. Enjoy Slide Hill, play fountains, hammocks, biking, kayaking and many other activities throughout the summer. Check website for schedule.
Hear ye, hear ye! Enter a recreated 16th century village filled with performers, crafts, games and food! Kids can join Robin Hood’s Band, experience the magic of the Fairies in the Enchanted Forest and participate in the Maypole Dances. Check website for exact performance dates and times. Costumes welcome. Rain or shine.
Kids can step inside the colorful world of Trolls in this interactive exhibit in New York City. Pick out your favorite Troll hairdo, then head out on a scavenger hunt to get ready for Poppy’s Best Day Ever party. On the way you’ll get the party going as a Musical Mix Master, step inside the confetti Caterbus, climb around Critter Creek, and don 3D Glitter Goggles to let loose at the big …
Visit the farm to pick your own apples & pumpkins! Check website for pick-your-own calendar. Don’t forget to stop by the farm market to purchase pressed apple cider and freshly baked pies.
Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
Children of all ages can explore the wonders of science and nature in our outdoor 12-acre garden. Climb the boulders and view the landscape below from your high perch, dash through Beth’s Maze, and check out the cattails and lily pads at Habitat Hub.
From understory to emergent layer, the forest holds many stories. Create your own spinning storytelling device that explores the unique stories that each forest layer tells.
Create your own one of a kind scarecrow with a clay pot. All materials included.
On the Classic Mansion Tour you see the majestic vestibule and entrance hall, reception room, parlor, library, and the sumptuous Victorian dining room – all decorated with trimmings for the Autumn season! Tours are offered Thurs. through Mon., except 10/12, 10/13, 10/14, 10/19, 10/20, 10/26 & 10/27 when Autumn Open House Tours are offered.
Spend the day at the Zoo and participate in many Boo-tiful activities. See a magic show, watch the costume parades and pumpkin carving demos, visit the corn maze, and pick up your favorite Halloween treats along the way.
Join in the fun at the Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard annual Fall Festival which takes place every weekend September through October. Experience hayrides, pony rides, bouncy castles, face painting, and food vendors. Many Fall food favorites include, pumpkin cheesecakes, smoked turkey legs and spicy jams. Apple picking is offered everyday, including Festival days. Stop by the shop which offers gift …
Jump inside the world’s spookiest box of LEGO® bricks at the only Halloween Party that’s built for kids! Event includes, Halloween-themed LEGO mosaic build activity, haunted MINILAND takeover, spooky, kooky scavenger hunt and BOO-tacular photo ops.
Visit a sea of gourds of all shapes and sizes, a host of silly scarecrows and frightfully fun activities. Experience the thrills and chills of the season with visits from creepy creatures of the night, after-dark adventures, and the arrival of monstrous pumpkins.
When magician extraordinaire Justin visits Sesame Street to put on a magic show for the whole neighborhood, Elmo wants to be a part of the big event. But there’s one problem…Elmo can’t do magic!
Annual Fall Festival includes music, vendors, food trucks, bubble show, exotic animal presentation, international crafts, homemade fall baked goods and a live raffle drawing-CASH PRIZES! All proceeds from the festival will benefit the elderly Maryknoll Sisters living at our Center in Ossining, NY.
Stories that will appeal to all ages of kids and their caregivers.
Hudson River Park’s SUBMERGE festival celebrates NYC’s coastal waters and brings marine science to life. This day of interactive science aims to inspire audiences of all ages and make marine science and STEM accessible and engaging for everyone.
Drop in and make a different craft every week. Materials and templates provided.
Visit the Maritime and see live animal encounters their new "Sea Star Stage!".
Join the community path for environmental education. This is a guided trail experience through the woodland forest. Specially-trained “Trail Ninja” volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife, and seasonal changes. Topics vary each week.