Things To Do In Rockland County NY Week of May 17

Lauren Fischer Rockland County

The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…

Events Not To Miss:

What: Rockland Boulders Opening Day and Fireworks
Why: Cheer on your local b-ball team and stay for the post-game giveaway and fireworks display.
When: Thursday May 17, 6:30 pm
Where: Palisades Credit Union Park, 1 Palisades Credit Union Park Drive, Pomona

: West Nyack Fire Company 13th Annual Fair
Why: Tons of rides for all ages, carnival games and food, plus fireworks Sunday night.
When: Thursday May 17-Friday May 18, 6-10 pm, Saturday May 19-Sunday May 20, 4-10 pm
Where: Germonds Park, 10085 Germonds Road, West Nyack

: Family Festival Paws For Safety
Why: Magic, food trucks, face painting and games at this puptastic day.
When: Saturday May 19, 11 am
Where: Kennedy Dells Park, 355 North Main Street, New City

: Kids Club
Why: Pineapple crafts for them, shopping for you.
When: Saturday May 19, 10 am-12 pm
Where: Michaels, 14A Spring Valley Marketplace, Spring Valley

What: Garner Arts Festival
Why: A weekend filled with art workshops, music and food trucks.
When: Saturday May 19-Sunday May 20, 11 am-6 pm
Where: Garner Arts Center, 55 West Railroad Avenue, Garnerville

What: Mega Fusion — Music, Dance & Art Festival
Why: Music, art and dance hit the stage. Come for the entertainment, or join the competition.
When: Saturday May 19, 4-10:30 pm
Where: They Nyack Center, 58 Depew Avenue, Nyack

: Superhero Day
Why: Rockland Boulders bring Marvel & DC characters and let kids run the bases.
When: Sunday May 20, 1:35
Where: Palisades Credit Union Park, 1 Palisades Credit Union Park Drive, Pomona

: Nyack Famous Street Fair
Why: This huge fair bring hundred of vendors to shop, and plenty of games and rides for kids.
When: Sunday May 20, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Downtown Main Street & Broadway, Nyack

What: Munchkin Monday: Home Depot Event
Why: Hands-on activities that gives kids the tools to create and build.
When: Monday May 21, 11 am-12 pm
Where: Home Depot, 2024 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack

More Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond.….

What: New York Baby Show
Why: All your baby wants and needs under one roof: experts, shopping, the hottest baby products and celeb moms.
When: Saturday May 19-Sunday May 20, 10 am-4 pm, $30 per family
Where: Pier 94, 711 12th Avenue, NYC

What: Celebrate Pinkster
Why: Dance, storytelling and theater to celebrate the African-American springtime holiday.
When: Saturday May 19, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Phillipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway

What: Gardiner Cupcake Festival
Why: Chose from, over 10,000 cupcakes to indulge in, plus a petting zoo, wagon rides and bounce houses.
When: Saturday May 19, 12-5 pm
Where:Wright’s Farm, 699 NY-208, Gardiner

What: Family Arts Bash
Why: Kids gets artsy making slap bracelets, custom hats and totes and more.
When: Saturday May 19, 1-5 pm
Where: ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains

What: Silent Disco for Families
Why: Put on your dancing shoes for this afternoon filled with family-friendly music, food and fun times.
When: Saturday May 19, 12 pm-4 pm, kids/$10 online $20 at door, adults/$15 online $25 at door
Where: Garden State Public Market, 1 Garden State Plaza, Suite 1305, Paramus

What: Summer Fest 2018
Why: Take a shopping break to enjoy food trucks, beauty makeovers and face painting.
When: Kick off weekend Saturday May 19-Sunday May 20, 12-3 pm through August
Where: Cross County Shopping Center, 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers

What: 2018 EarthFest at Overpeck Park
Why: Food trucks, free kayaking, “mad scientist,” green vendors and more fun to celebrate our planet.
When: Sunday May 20, 1-5 pm
Where: Overpeck Park, 40 Fort Lee Road, Leonia

What: Touch-A-Truck 2018
Why: Hop in the drivers seat of tons of vehicles, plus bouncing, face-painting and more fun.
When: Sunday May 20, 10 am-2 pm, family 4 pack/$25
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus

What: Hudson Valley Fair
Why: Tons of rides, horses, magic shows and much more at this huge fair.
When: Fridays-Sundays through May 20, 5 pm-close Fridays, 1 pm-close Saturdays and Sundays.
Where: Dutchess Stadium, Fishkill, NY

What: Boogie Down at the Bronx Zoo
Why: Get a taste of the Bronx’s diverse culture through music, dancing art and food.
When: Weekends May 5 through June 3, kids/$26.95, adult/$36.95
Where: The Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx

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, 11 am-6 pm
Where: GRAMMY Museum Experience, Prudential Center, 165 Mulberry Street, Newark

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: Sheep and Wool Festival
Why: Spin, weave and knit, meet the animals, and enjoy puppet shows and crafts.
When: Sunday May 27, 10 am-4 pm
Where: The Main House, 285 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge

What: Nyack Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony and Celebration
Why: Wave your flags then celebrate with festivities including live music and food.
When: Monday May 28, 11 am-4 pm
Where: Parade starts at Artopee Way, heading north on Franklin Street