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15 Fun Things to Do in Brooklyn this September

15 Fun Things to Do in Brooklyn this September

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn this September includes several concerts, fall fairs and festivals, and more in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn Heights, Canarsie, Coney Island, Crown Heights, DUMBO, Fort Greene, and beyond.

2013 Fall Fairs and Festivals in New York City

2013 Fall Fairs and Festivals in New York City

We've rounded up a list of 2013 street fairs, harvest festivals, and cultural festivals happening this fall in New York City, including fun (and mostly free) city festivals in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island.

16 Fun Things to Do in Connecticut this September

16 Fun Things to Do in Connecticut this September

Looking for fun fall events in Connecticut? Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in September includes harvest festivals, a storybook pajama party, and more in Fairfield, Greenwich, Mystic, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, Westport, and beyond.

Fall Fairs and Festivals in Connecticut

Fall Fairs and Festivals in Connecticut

UPDATED FALL 2015: You'll find plenty of fall fairs and harvest festivals for families in Connecticut, from Oktoberfest celebrations to apple cider festivals. Our list includes fests in Fairfield, Greenwich, Hartford, Middlebury, New Canaan, and West Hartford, CT.

15 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this September

15 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this September

Looking for things to do with kids this September in Westchester County? Our list of fun fall events includes fairs and festivals, a colorful pow wow, and more in Armonk, Cortlandt Manor, Katonah, North Salem, Peekskill, Sleepy Hollow, Tuckahoe, and beyond.

10 Fun Things to Do in Rockland this September

10 Fun Things to Do in Rockland this September

Looking for fun and low-cost things to do with your kids in Rockland County this September? Our list includes fall fairs and festivals, outdoor activities, and more family activities in Bear Mountain, Cornwall, Nyack, Pomona, and nearby in New Jersey.

Farmers' Markets in Westchester: Dates and Locations

Farmers' Markets in Westchester: Dates and Locations

Find a full list of farmers' markets and greenmarkets in Westchester County, NY, including Bronxville, Croton-on-Hudson, Katonah, Larchmont, New Rochelle, Ossining, Pleasantville, Rye, Tarrytown, White Plains, and Yonkers.

Sneak Peek: Dinos After Dark at Field Station in NJ
Family Outing: The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum

Family Outing: The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum

The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport, CT, is the first aerial adventure park in the New York City area. It features five acres of tree platforms, rope bridges, zip lines, and aerial trails for climbers as young as 5 years old.

Free Admission to All National Parks on Veterans Day Weekend

Free Admission to All National Parks on Veterans Day Weekend

Almost 400 U.S. national parks will offer free admission to all visitors during Veterans Day weekend, and many will also host special events to commemorate the holiday.

5 Fun Thanksgiving Events for Kids in Connecticut

5 Fun Thanksgiving Events for Kids in Connecticut

Find fun and low-cost Thanksgiving-themed events for kids in Fairfield County, CT, including Fairfield, New Canaan, and Wilton.

Thanksgiving Weekend Walks and Turkey Trots in Westchester

Thanksgiving Weekend Walks and Turkey Trots in Westchester

A roundup of Thanksgiving weekend walks and turkey trots in Westchester County, including Bedford, Rye, White Plains, and nearby in the Bronx.

Tips on How to Prep for the Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze by a Westchester Mom of 2
The Best Places to Show Off Your Family's Halloween Costumes in the New York Area

The Best Places to Show Off Your Family's Halloween Costumes in the New York Area

Whether you've spent hours sewing together your family's Halloween costumes or you've run to the store to pick up a all-in-one Halloween get-up this year, you've got to have places to go to show off all the effort you put into your outfits. Here are some of the best kid-friendly Halloween parties and events to show off your family's costumes.

Top 4 Outdoor Halloween Activities for Kids in NYC

Top 4 Outdoor Halloween Activities for Kids in NYC

Spend time with your kids enjoying the fall weather while taking advantage of all the outdoor Halloween activities the city has to offer. Here are the top four outdoor Halloween activities for kids that should not be missed.

Top 5 Spooky Halloween Parties for Kids at Cool NYC Attractions

Top 5 Spooky Halloween Parties for Kids at Cool NYC Attractions

Kids are excited to don their costumes, go trick or treating, and participate in spooktacular fun activities throughout the city, and cool attractions in New York City, including museums and observatories, are hosting their own Halloween parties for kids. We pick the top five you should take your little ones to this year.

Bethel Woods 14th Annual Harvest Festival Season

Bethel Woods 14th Annual Harvest Festival Season

Bethel Woods is currently hosting their 14th annual Harvest Festival Season, which features a multitude of family friendly events.

Fundraising Walks in Fairfield County, CT this September

Fundraising Walks in Fairfield County, CT this September

These fundraising walks and runs in Fairfield County, CT, encourage the whole family to participate while raising awareness and support for national and local charities. Join one in Darien, Fairfield, Norwalk, Ridgefield, or Southport.

Leaf Peeping: A Fun Family Activity in the Fall

Leaf Peeping: A Fun Family Activity in the Fall

Whether you want a quick day trip with the kids or a long weekend getaway this fall, there are a plethora of options throughout NYC and the outskirts for leaf peeping. The entire state of New York boasts a wide selection of broad-leafed trees in the autumn, and there is a terrific pattern of brilliant red, orange, and yellow shades splattered across the landscape!

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Westchester County NY

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Westchester County NY

Find out where to go pumpkin picking in Westchester County, New York. Our guide includes pumpkin patches and farms throughout Westchester that offer pick-your-own pumpkins in the fall, plus fun autumn activities like hayrides, haunted houses for Halloween, corn mazes, and cider pressing.

What to Do with Kids in Mystic, Connecticut

What to Do with Kids in Mystic, Connecticut

Take the family to nearby Mystic, Connecticut, a coastal New England town with a big history, small-town charm, and maritime culture. Read on for exciting descriptions of such Mystic attractions as the Pequot Museum, the Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, and much more.

Hiking and Nature Trails Near NYC

Hiking and Nature Trails Near NYC

Check out these scenic outdoor hiking options near New York City, in Southeast New York's Westchester and Rockland Counties, on Long Island, and in nearby Fairfield County, Connecticut. The mountains, parks, and other nature areas listed here are all offer easy hiking and nature trails that kids and families of all skill levels can enjoy. So pack a picnic and get outdoors!

Best Hiking Trails in NYC for Families

Best Hiking Trails in NYC for Families

More than 30 miles of diverse, scenic hiking trails exist in NYC – do you know where?

Children's Theater: Cool Fall Shows in NYC - October 2010

Children's Theater: Cool Fall Shows in NYC - October 2010

Check out the best shows for kids playing this October in Manhattan - from Angelina Ballerina's stage debut to New York Music Festival's "Shine! The Horatio Alger Musical." You'll find all the information you need here, from plot summaries to show times.

Where to Pick Your Own Pumpkins in Connecticut

Where to Pick Your Own Pumpkins in Connecticut

Check out our comprehensive guide to farms in Connecticut that offer pick-your-own pumpkins in October. Many also offer bonuses for fall visitors, like corn mazes, hayrides, and harvest festivals, so families can get the full fall-on-the-farm experience.




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