The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…
Events Not To Miss:
What: Pearl River Parks Committee Carnival
Why: Tons of games and plenty of kiddie rides for all-day summer fun.
When: Thursday June 28-Sunday July 1
Where: Central Avenue Field, 80 Franklin Avenue, Pearl River
What: Lake DeForest Day
Why: Spend the day with the family on the open water. BYOB (bring your own boat) or rent one.
When: Saturday June 30, 7:30 am-3 pm
Where: Lake DeForest, 30 Strawtown Road, New City
What: Great American Weekend
Why: Tons of vendors, live entertainments and kids’ rides.
When: Saturday June 30, 9 am-5 pm, Sunday July 1, 10 am-5 pm
Where: 33 Park Place, Goshen
What: Nyack 4th of July Fireworks
Why: Bring a blanket and watch the fireworks on the Hudson.
When: Saturday June 30, 9-10 pm
Where: Nyack Memorial Park, 4 Depew Avenue, Nyack
What: Launch Trampoline Park Summer Kick Off Party
Why: Jump for just $10 an hour, and enjoy prizes and a tie dye station.
When: Saturday June 30, 12-7 pm
Where: Launch Trampoline Park, 260 West Nyack Road, West Nyack
What: Chair Fitness by JilBear
Why: Exercise your mind, body and soul.
When: Saturdays though June 30, 12-4 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
What: Fireworks Extravaganza
Why: Watch the game and stay for the Independence weekend fireworks.
When: Sunday July 1, 5 pm
Where: Palisades Credit Union, 1 Palisades Credit Union Park Drive, Pomona
What: Clarkstown Sponsored Fireworks at Nanuet High School
Why: Music, fun and fireworks.
When: Monday July 2, 5-8 pm
Where: Nanuet Senior High School, 103 Church Street, Nanuet
What: Glaze Storytime
Why: Ages 3-5 hone their artist 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-Thursday, through August 23, 10 am-1 pm
Where: The Shops at Nanuet, Level 2 by Regal Cinemas, 5101 Fashion Drive, Nanuet
What: Summer Movie Express
Why: $1 movies all summer, with The Lego Movie and Alvin and the Chipmunks.
When: Tuesday July 4-Wednesday July 4, 10 am, weekly through August
Where: Regal Nanuet Stadium 12 & RPX, 6201 Fashion Drive Nanuet
More Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond.….
What: Village of Mamaroneck Fire Department’s Carnival
Why: Rides, food and games for the perfect summer night with the family.
When: Friday June 29-Saturday July 7, 6:45-11 pm, Wednesday July 4, 4-11 pm
Where: Harbor Island Park, Boston Post Road and Mamaroneck Avenue, Mamaroneck
What: International Mud Day
Why: You’ll have so mud fun getting dirty with mud pies, mud pools, mud art and mud slides.
When: Saturday June 30, 11 am-3 pm
Where: Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Outdoor Discovery Center,
What: Float Like a Butterfly
Why: Stroll through the meadow and get up close with the butterflies.
When: Saturday June 30, 1-2 pm
Where: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale
What: The Bergen County Irish Festival
Why: Dance the Irish jig and enjoy kids activities, food trucks and a fun run.
When: Saturday June 30, 11 am-7 pm
Where: Overpeck County Park, Ridgefield Park
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: Summer of Magic
Why: Magical displays, family activities and a David Copperfield exhibit.
When: Open through Sunday September 16
Where: New-York Historical Society Museum & Library, 170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way, NYC
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: Meadowlands State Fair
Why: Over 100 rides, shows and games to entertain the whole family.
When: Open through Sunday July 8, check schedule for hours., ticket price varies depending on day
Where: State Fair Meadowlands, 1 MetLife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford
What: Nyack Famous Street Fair
Why: Hundreds of vendors for you, plus rides and activities for tons of smiles from the kids.
When: Sunday July 8, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Downtown Main Street & Broadway, Nyack
What: Munchkin Monday: Bossy Frog
Why: Put on your dancing shoes for the summer concert series.
When: Monday July 9, 11 am-12 pm
Where: Palisades Center, East Court, 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack