The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…
Events Not To Miss:
What: July Fair at the Shops at Nanuet
Why: Shop and enjoy food trucks and family fun.
When: Friday July 13, 5-10 pm, Saturday July 14-Sunday July 15, 1-10 pm
Where: The Shops at Nanuet, 5101 Fashion Drive, Nanuet
What: Rockland GAA Festival Weekend
Why: Gaelic games, music, food and fun.
When: Saturday July 14-Sunday July 15, 9 am-11 pm
Where: Rockland GAA, 160 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg
What: Piermont’s Bastille Day
Why: Get a flavor of France as the streets fill with traditional cuisine and live music.
When: Saturday July 14, 12-10 pm
Where: Piermont Avenue, Piermont
What: We Can Share the Wine Music Festival
Why: Grateful Dead music and wine for you, crafts and face paint for the kids.
When: Saturday July 14-Sunday July 15, 12-6 pm
Where: Torne Valley Vineyards, Torne Valley Road, Hillburn
What: Summer Movie Express
Why: Cool off watching $1 movies all summer. This week: The LEGO Ninjago Movie and Ferdinand.
When: Tuesday July 17-Wednesday July 18, 10 am, weekly through August
Where: Regal Nanuet Stadium 12 & RPX, 6201 Fashion Drive Nanuet
What: Glaze Storytime
Why: Ages 3-5 hone their artistic skills painting pottery related to a storytime book.
When: Mondays, 11:30 am
Where: Glaze Art Studio, 34 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
What: Abrakadoodle Art Studio Pop Up
Why: Let the creative juices flow at this pop up studio for kid artists.
When: Mondays-Thursdays, through August 23, 10 am-1 pm
Where: The Shops at Nanuet, Level 2 by Regal Cinemas, 5101 Fashion Drive, Nanuet
What: Kids’ Crafternoon
Why: Kids get crafty with this week’s $2 project, Play-Doh creations.
When: Wednesdays through August 1, 1-3 pm
Where: A.C. Moore, Rockland Center, 165 Rockland Center, Nanuet
More Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond.….
What: The Orange County Family Fair
Why: Tons of rides, monster trucks, a petting zoo and tons more entertainment.
When: Thursday July 12-Saturday July 21, 4-11 pm weekdays, 12-11 pm weekends
Where: 239 Wisner Avenue, Middletown, NY
What: Houdini Weekend
Why: Escape to the city for this weekend filled with workshops and activities about the legendary escape artist.
When: Friday July 13-Sunday July 15, check schedule of events for hours
Where: New-York Historical Society Museum & Library, 170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way, NYC
What: The Greatest Day Ever! Music Festival and Carnival
Why: Music vibes with carnival rides in this one-stop shop for fun.
When: Saturday July 14-Sunday July 15, 2-11:30 pm
Where: The New York Expo Center, 1108 Oak Point Avenue, Bronx
What: City of Water Day Free Family Festival
Why: Have a splash enjoying boat tours, kids entertainment, fishing, food and more fun by the water.
When: Saturday July 14, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Pier 17, 89 South Street, NYC
What: Hudson Valley Sangria Festival
Why: Tour the vineyard, and sample six homemade sangrias, plus Live music and Flamenco lessons for your whole crew.
When: Saturday July 14, 11 am-8 pm, Sunday July 15, 12-6 pm, $25, kids 12 and under free, kids over 12/$10
Where: Benmarl Winery, 156 Highland Avenue, Marlboro
What: Passport to the World
Why: Travel around the world without leaving the Bronx in this cultural adventure.
When: Saturday July 14-Sunday August 19, 10 am-5:30 pm (5 pm weekdays)
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
What: Pirate Quest
Why: Hunt for treasure and keep a look out for pirates in this digital game.
When: Saturdays through August 25, 10 am-2 pm, kids/ $6, adults/$12
Where: Philipsburg Manor, 381 N Broadway, Sleepy Hollow
What: Family Fun Saturdays at CURB
Why: Enjoy nature-themed arts and crafts, then catch creatures in the river.
When: Saturdays through October, 11 am-3 pm, registration required
Where: Center for the Urban River, 35 Alexander Street, Yonkers
What: Stone Barns Center Weekend Admission
Why: Farm activities from meeting pigs and bees to collecting eggs.
When: Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills
What: Family Fun Day
Why: Take the ferry to this festival with build-your-own playground, games, Story Pirates, food and much more.
When: Sunday July 15, 11 am-4 pm
Where: Governors Island, NYC
What: Butterfly Exhibit
Why: Stroll through the meadow and get up close with the butterflies.
When: Open through Sunday August 5, 10 am-3 pm
Where: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale
What: Mad Science Presents Crayola Artists Passport Camp
Why: This week, kids explore Australia through science and painting.
When: Wednesday July 18, 10-11 am, $10
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
What: Summer Fest 2018
Why: Take a shopping break to enjoy storytime, fitness classes and music.
When: Activities through August, check schedule for exact times and days.
Where: Cross County Shopping Center, 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers
What: The Taylor Swift Experience
Why: Swifties: Step inside the life of the hugely popular singer, who hand-picked personal photos, videos and lyrics for display.
When: Open daily through October 19, 11 am-6 pm
Where: GRAMMY Museum Experience, Prudential Center, 165 Mulberry Street, Newark
What: Munchkin Monday: Evan Gottfied
Why: Bring your dancing shoes for a kid-friendly concert.
When: Monday July 23, 11 am-12 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack