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Top Activities for Kids in October in the NYC Region

Top Activities for Kids in October in the NYC Region

Whether you’re looking for kids’ activities right in your backyard or a day trip away, here are our favorite October family highlights.

New Offerings For Kids at Hurds Family Farm

New Offerings For Kids at Hurds Family Farm

Hurds Family Farm near New Paltz has new offerings for kids this fall.

Fine and Visual Arts Events in the NYC Area

Fine and Visual Arts Events in the NYC Area

You and the family can attend events, explore museums, and see work that’s new and from the past with fine and visual art events in the NY Metro area.

RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns Comes to Long Island & New Jersey

RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns Comes to Long Island & New Jersey

This fall, families can see amazing jack o’lantern displays when RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns makes its much-anticipated New Jersey debut and also returns to Long Island.

Enjoy Free Fall Family Days at Carnegie Hall

Enjoy Free Fall Family Days at Carnegie Hall

Families can enjoy the wonderful world of jazz during Carnegie Hall’s annual Fall Family Days on September 24-25.

Local Farms to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Local Farms to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

One of the most beloved television specials of all time, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, is turning 50 this year, and farms across the country are set to celebrate the special anniversary this fall.

Top Activities for Kids in September in the NYC Region

Top Activities for Kids in September in the NYC Region

Discover our top recommendations for September things to do with kids in NYC, Long Island, Westchester, Rockland, Fairfield, and beyond!

QUIZ: What Is Your Child's Ideal Halloween Costume?

QUIZ: What Is Your Child's Ideal Halloween Costume?

Instead of opting for the usual witch or vampire Halloween costume, consider dressing them up as one of these fun characters by taking our quiz.

The New York Renaissance Faire: Where Fantasy Rules

The New York Renaissance Faire: Where Fantasy Rules

The New York Renaissance Faire is back in Tuxedo, NY, for its 39th season, which runs Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day through Oct. 2.

QUIZ: What’s Your Perfect New York Family Activity?

QUIZ: What’s Your Perfect New York Family Activity?

Do you and your kids prefer hikes in the woods, or exotic meals? Outings to the art museum or the Empire State Building? Take this quiz to discover your ideal NYC-area family activities.

Thanksgiving Activities For Kids In Westchester and Rockland
Thanksgiving Activities For Kids in Nassau and Suffolk Counties
5 Reasons We Love Bryant Park (Especially During the Fall & Winter)

5 Reasons We Love Bryant Park (Especially During the Fall & Winter)

Between the ice-skating rink, carousel, and Winter Village restaurants and shops, it’s easy to spend a fun-filled afternoon there and is worth the trip, even from the ‘burbs.

Thanksgiving Activities For Kids in New York City

Thanksgiving Activities For Kids in New York City

A roundup of Thanksgiving 2015 events in and around the New York City area.

Cool and Unique Kids' Classes In New York City

Cool and Unique Kids' Classes In New York City

Kids can make their own chocolate, ice cream, soap, and much more in these great classes in New York City.

Free Circle Line Cruises For Kids This November

Free Circle Line Cruises For Kids This November

This November Circle Line Cruises is offering kids free tickets.

Kid-Friendly Wineries on Long Island

Kid-Friendly Wineries on Long Island

These wineries on Long Island provide fun for the whole family, so parents can enjoy local wine tastings and the kids will have plenty of activities to keep them busy.

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center 2015 Season Info

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center 2015 Season Info

The Rink at Rockefeller Center opens its ice to the public on Tuesday, October 13. Read on to find out about opening day activities, the 2015 season schedule, and fun extras that Rockefeller Center has in store for visitors this winter.

Celebrating Alice's 150th Birthday

Celebrating Alice's 150th Birthday

This fall, events all over New York City are commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Lewis Carroll's beloved classic, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Halloween for Kids: Haunted Houses, Corn Mazes, and Pumpkin Activities in the NYC Area

Halloween for Kids: Haunted Houses, Corn Mazes, and Pumpkin Activities in the NYC Area

Whether you’re looking for something spooky or just outdoor fall fun, these haunted houses, corn mazes, pumpkin blazes, and autumn activities in New York, Long Island, and Connecticut are sure to make this Halloween one to remember.

Top 11 Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this November

Top 11 Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this November

This is your guide to the best things to do with your kids in Westchester County, NY, this November. Take advantage of fall in the Hudson Valley at these fun family events, in Croton-on-Hudson, South Salem, White Plains, Yonkers, and beyond.

Top FREE Things to Do in Westchester this November

Top FREE Things to Do in Westchester this November

Think free events are no fun? Don't let the cost (or lack thereof) fool you! There are plenty of free things to do this November in Westchester County, NY, that are worth getting your kids out of the house.

Craft Events for Kids in Westchester this November

Craft Events for Kids in Westchester this November

These November events in Westchester County, NY, feature fall and seasonal crafts for kids as well as DIY projects, nature crafts, LEGO projects, hands-on museum workshops, and more in the area.

Fun Outdoor Events for Kids in Westchester this November

Fun Outdoor Events for Kids in Westchester this November

Before it gets too chilly outside, take advantage of these things to do outdoors in Westchester this November. Bring the kids to a fairy tea party or turkey scavenger hunt, and bring the whole family on a guided trail hike or discovery walk.

9 Things to Do to Make Your Luna Park Halloween Outing the Best

9 Things to Do to Make Your Luna Park Halloween Outing the Best

Are you going to Halloween Harvest at Luna Park in Coney Island? Heed these nine tips from a mom who's been, with 5-year-old in tow, to make your visit with kids go as smoothly as possible (which means more fun for everyone!).




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