Top Events for Families in Westchester in July
By Jamie McGillian

Top Events for Families in Westchester in July

July 2, 2017   |   Upcoming Events  

Our calendar editors have hand-picked the best family events and activities happening in Westchester in July.

Gulliver's Gate
WHEN: May. 9 - Dec. 31, daily, 9am-10pm
WHERE: Times Square, 216 W. 44th St., Times Square, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Artists from eight countries took part in building this fantastic miniature world, featuring cities from across the globe, all built to scale. You can even pay to have your body scanned and become part of the exhibit!
WHY WE LOVE IT: Kids will love the thousands of miniature trucks and trains, and seeing a tiny New York City.
WANT TO GO? $36; $27 seniors and for children 12 and younger. gulliversgate.com.

A Night on Fire
WHEN: Jun. 30 - Jul. 2, Friday, 8:30pm; Saturday-Sunday, 8pm; Saturday, 9:30pm
WHERE: Philipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: A Night on Fire brings fire juggling and comedy troupe extraordinaire A Different Spin for a fully choreographed, live display of fire arts, featuring flame-wielding, fire-eating performers twisting and turning, juggling and dancing, spinning and sword fighting, and more.
WHY WE LOVE IT: This will take your breath away!
WANT TO GO? $22; $16 for children 17 and younger. 914-366-6900. hudsonvalley.org/events/night-fire.

41st Annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Jul. 4, 9:20pm
WHERE: East River, , New York, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The 41st Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will again light up the famous Brooklyn Bridge and feature the most fantastic display of pyrotechnics around. There will be musical entertainment, including vocal talent from artists Jamie Barton and Craig Campbell.
WANT TO GO? 212-494-4495. macys.com/fireworks.

Tim Kubart and the Space Cadets
WHEN: Sunday, Jul. 9, 1pm and 4pm
WHERE: Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, 1008 Brown St., Peekskill, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Joined on stage by his band the Space Cadets, Tim performs songs celebrating real life kid and family moments and milestones.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Celebrate all the moments of life with these songs!
WANT TO GO? $23. 914-739-0039. paramounthudsonvalley.com.

Bastille Day on 60th Street FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Jul. 9, 12-5pm
WHERE: East 60th Street, between Fifth and Lexington avenues, Upper East Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate Bastille Day and enjoy the best of French culture at the French Institute Alliance Française's annual street fair. See Can-Can dancers and other performers, taste French food and drink, take part in kids activities, and more.
WHY WE LOVE IT: A taste of Paris on the Upper East Side.
WANT TO GO? 212-355-6100. bastilledayny.com.

Pet Adoption Day
WHEN: Saturday, Jul. 22, 10:30am-4:30pm
WHERE: Westchester Broadway Theater, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Come and meet dogs and cats in need of lifelong, loving homes. Participating organizations include Paws Crossed Animal Rescue, ASPCA of Westchester, and Posh Pets Rescue, and the event is sponsored in part by Pet Smart.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Find your new family member!
WANT TO GO? FREE admission. 914-592-2222. broadwaytheatre.com.

Family Day: Wonderful Weaving FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Jul. 23, 12-4pm
WHERE: Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Movement, yarn, and, up-cycled materials are woven together in a spectacular celebration of rug-inspired crafts. Enjoy an interactive demonstration by artist Constance Old, create your own woven and hooked art pieces, and participate in a collaborative dance imbued with the rhythmic motion of weaving led by choreographer and dancer, Maria Colaco.
WHY WE LOVE IT: This is a truly unique experience for the whole family.
WANT TO GO? 914-232-9555. katonahmuseum.org.

Family Weekend: Double Dutch FREE
WHEN: Jul. 29 - 30, Saturday-Sunday, see website for times
WHERE: Lincoln Center, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, Upper West Side, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Featuring demonstrations, jump-ins, panel discussions, a film screening and exhibition, and the Double Dutch Summer Classic as part of the Lincoln Out of Doors arts festival.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Relive your childhood! Double dutch is fun to watch and participate.
WANT TO GO? 212-875-5456. lcoutofdoors.org.

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