101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Westchester - 2022 | Kids Out and About Westchester

101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Westchester - 2022

 

KidsOutAndAbout is Westchester's online guide to everything for kids, teens, and families! The activities we've listed here are confirmed for this year, but many require reserving ahead of time, so click through to make arrangements. Enjoy the holidays!

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Santa Sightings

Multiple Days Starting Nov 10, 2022 Photos with Santa - Stamford Town Center
Multiple Days Starting Nov 17, 2022(Reservations are strongly recommended) SANTA PHOTOS - Cross County Center
Multiple Days Starting Nov 21, 2022 Santa Photos at Ridge Hill
Nov 25-Dec 24, 2022 (closed Sundays) 14th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival - Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses
Multiple Days Starting Nov 25, 2022 Santa at Battenfeld Christmas Tree Farm
Multiple Days Starting Nov 25, 2022 Photos with Santa at Jefferson Valley Mall
Nov 27, 2022 Holiday Celebration With Santa - Walkway Over The Hudson
Dec 3, 2022  SINTERKLAAS FESTIVAL DAY IN RHINEBECK
Dec 3 and 10, 2022 Visit Santa at Boscobel
Dec 17, 2022 Drive By Santa Event - White Plains

 

Old-Time Christmas

Nov 4 - Dec 23, 2022 Santa's Village at American Christmas
Multiple dates starting Nov 18, 2022 Twilight Tours at Boscobel
Saturdays and Sundays Nov 19- Dec 17, 2022 Holiday House Tours - Boscobel
Multiple dates starting Nov 25, 2022 Christmas by Candlelight 2022 - Old Sturbridge Village
Select Dates Nov 28 - Dec 30, 2022 December Classic Mansion Tours at Lyndhurst
Dec 1 - 16, 2022 SANTA CLAUS LETTERS - Lewisboro
Dec 2, 2022 Holiday Stroll Open House - Keeler Tavern Museum
Multiple Days starting Dec 2, 2022 Holiday Boutique at Philipsburg Manor
Dec 3, 2022 Carmel NY's Holiday on The Lake
Dec 4, 2022 Holiday Family Sunday - Keeler Tavern Museum
Dec 10, 11, 2022 Christmas in Museum Village

 

Light Displays

Multiple Dates beginning Nov 11, 2022 - Jan 8, 2023 Illuminate the Farm at Queens County Farm Museum
Multiple Days Starting Nov 14, 2022 Worldwide Lights Celebration at Stepping Stones
Select dates November 18, 2022 through January 8, 2023 Holiday Lights 2022 - Bronx Zoo
Select Dates Nov 18 - Jan 14, 2023 NYBG GLOW- New York Botanical Gardens
Nov 19, 2022 Tree Lighting at Cross County Shopping Center
Nov 20, 2022 The Lighting of Ridge Hill
Multiple Dates Starting Nov 21, 2022 Origami Holiday Tree - American Museum of Natural History
Multiple dates beginning Nov 25, 2022 Westchester's Winter Wonderland Drive-Thru Light Show Experience
Dec 1, 6, 14, 2022 Winter Wonderland at Will Library Branch
Dec 2, 2022 Mt. Kisco Chamber presents: Holiday Tree Lighting
Dec 2, 2022 Tree Lighting - Holiday Lights of Nyack
Multiple Days Starting Dec 2, 2022 Holiday Lights on the Farm - Muscoot Farm
Dec 3, 2022 Holiday Electric Lights Parade and Tree Lighting - Yorktown
Dec 10 - Jan 2, 2022 2021 Grand Holiday Illumination - Untermyer Gardens Conservancy
Dec 11, 2022 City Lights, Bright Holiday Nights-Tree Lighting - White Plains

 

Holiday Concerts

Dec 3, 2022 The Laurie Berkner Band - A Holiday Celebration Concert - Tarrytown Music Hall
Dec 9, 2022 Judy Collins - Holiday & Hits at Tarrytown Music Hall
Dec 10, 2022 Calmus: Christmas A Cappella at Caramoor
Dec 10, 2022 Cherish the Ladies “A Celtic Christmas” - Tarrytown Music Hall
Dec 11, 2022 Reggie Harris - Family Event at Caramoor
Dec 15, 2022 The Glenn Miller Orchestra - In the Christmas Mood - Tarrytown Music Hall
Dec 16, 2022 The Vienna Boys Choir - Christmas in Vienna at Tarrytown Music Hall
Dec 17, 2022 Jessica Lynn – A Very Merry Country Christmas - Paramount Hudson Valley
Dec 21, 2022 The Most Wonderful Time of The Year at WPPAC

 

Holiday Theatre

Nov 13, 2022 Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet at Kings Theatre
Nov 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 2022 Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella at Yorktown Stage
Nov 26, 2022 World Ballet Series: Nutcracker at Paramount Hudson Valley
Nov. 26, Dec 3, and Dec 16, 2022 The Nutcracker by the New Paltz Ballet at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort
Dec 3, 4, 2022 Cirque De Light - Stepping Stones Museum
Multiple Days Starting Dec 4, 2022 Dickens's 'Christmas Carol' at The Old Dutch Church
Dec 10, 11, 2022 The Ballet School of Stamford Presents Nutcracker Suites at Stamford Town Center
Dec 17, 2022 The Brooklyn Nutcracker at Kings Theatre
Dec 17, 2022 O. Henry’s The Gift of the Magi at Queens County Farm Museum
Dec 17, 18, 2022 Connecticut Ballet presents 'The Nutcracker' at The Palace
Dec 18, 2022 The Nutcracker Performed by New York Theatre Ballet at Tarrytown Music Hall
Dec 18, 2022 Holiday Tea and Performance- Boscobel House and Gardens
Dec 30, 2022 Baby Shark LIVE!: The Christmas Show at Kings Theatre

 

Holiday Trains

Weekends Starting Nov 12, 2022 Holiday Train Show - Greenburgh Nature Center
Select Dates Nov 20 - Jan 23, 2022 The New York Botanical Garden Train Show
Starting Nov 26, 2022 HOLIDAYS ON THE HILL TRAIN SHOW at Lasdon Park

 

Christmas Tree Experience

  Battenfeld Christmas Tree Farm
(Reservations Needed) Emmerich Tree Farm
Open the Friday after Thanksgiving Stuart's Fruit Farm
Opening day Nov 26, 2022  Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm
Opening day Nov 25, 2022  Wright Family Farm

 

Get Moving This Holiday Season

Nov 20, 2022 56th Annual Village of Mamaroneck Turkey Trot
Jan 1, 2023 First Day Hike - Rockefeller State Park Preserve
Jan 1, 2023 First Day Hike - Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park
Jan 1, 2023 First Day Hike - John Jay Homestead
Jan 1, 2023 CROTON DAM WALK- Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park

 

Ice Skating

Multiple Days- Starting Nov 1st, 2022 Public Skating at WSA
Weekends - November 5th- March 5th 2022(Weather Permitting- Call ahead) Ice skating at Bear Mountain Rink
Opening Sat, November 12, 2022 LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Multiple Days starting Nov 20, 2022 Ridge Hill on Ice
Multiple Days starting Nov 19, 2022   Pop-Up Holiday Ice Skating Rink at Cross County Shopping Center

 

Holidays with The Animals

Nov 20, 2022 Turkey Tales at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
Dec 17, 2022 Beary Merry Holiday - Trailside Museum & Zoo

 

Chanukah

Dec 18, 2022 Chanukah Menorah Lighting- Bedford
Dec 18, 2022 Menorah Lighting - Carmel, NY
Dec 18, 2022 Chanukah Menorah Lighting - Pound Ridge
Dec 18, 2022 Menorah Lighting - Ridge Hill
Dec 19, 2022 Menorah Lighting at Cross County Shopping Center

 

Hands On For The Holidays

Nov 19, 2022 Thanksgiving Turkey With Polymer Clay - Rye Arts Center
Nov 19, 2022 Children's Workshop:Thanksgiving Celebration at Blue Door Art Center
Nov 25, 2022 Holiday Camp - Creatively Wild
Multiple Dates starting Nov 25, 2022 Holiday Bricktacular! - LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester
Dec 3, 2022 Unicorn Polymer Clay Workshop- Rye Arts Center
Dec 5, 2022 Annual Christmas Ornament Workshop at Riverfront Library
Dec 10, 2022 Sew a Stocking at Muscoot
Dec 11, 2022 DIY Snow Globes - Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

 

Shopping / Craft Fairs

Nov 12, 13, 2022 Holiday Market at Greenburgh Nature Center
Multiple Days starting Nov 19, 2022 HOLIDAY FOOD TRUCK MARKET at Cross County Shopping Center
Nov 19, 2022 Clay Art Center Clay Holiday Market Opening Event
Dec 6, 2022 Holiday Sip + Shop - At Chelsea Piers Connecticut
Dec 8, 2022 Holiday Market- Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Dec 9, 10, 11, 2022 White Plains WinterFest Downtown Holiday Market
Dec 10, 2022 Mountainside Holiday Market at Powder Ridge
Dec 10, 2022 Rivertowns Holiday Trolley
Dec 10, 11, 2022 Nyack Holiday Gift Fair
Dec 11, 2022 Yonkers Winter Market

 

New Year's Fun

Dec 31, 2022 Countdown To Noon - Stepping Stones Museum
 Dec 31, 2022  New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Prospect Park
Dec 31, 2022 White Plains New Year’s Eve Family Spectacular
Dec 31, 2022 New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade at Ski Sundown
Dec 31 - Jan 1, 2023 Ring in the New Year at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort
Jan 1, 2023 Croton Dam Hike - Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park

 

Miscellaneous

Nov 25, 26, 27, 2022  Holiday Kick-Off - Hudson River Museum
Dec 17, 2022 Frosty & Friends - Mt Kisco Chamber of Commerce
Dec 17, 2022 Cocoa Around the World at Muscoot Farm
Dec 18, 2022 Winter Solstice Celebration - Muscoot Farm

Below are events that have been posted to our calendar. If you know of an upcoming event that is not yet there, please mindy@kidsoutandabout.com to let her know about it. If you are sponsoring an upcoming event, click here for posting instructions (it's free).


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